1. First, you must complete the Firearms Safety Course
2. After completion of the course, you must call to schedule an appointment at (252)
738.2205 for Tuesday, or Thursday for the application process
3. At the time of your appointment you will complete a packet of mandated forms necessary for the application process. You must bring the following to your appointment:
For any inquiries, call our main telephone # at: (252) 738.2200
156 Church Street, Suite 004 · Henderson, NC 27536
Four Rules of Hand Gun safety
Know your target and what is beyond.
Be absolutely sure you have identified your target beyond any doubt. Equally important, be aware of the area beyond your target. This means observing your prospective area of fire before you shoot. Never fire in a direction in which there are people or any other potential for mishap. Think first. Shoot second.
Know how to use the gun safely.
Before handling a gun, learn how it operates. Know its basic parts, how to safely open and close the action and remove any ammunition from the gun or magazine. Remember, a gun's mechanical safety device is never foolproof. Nothing can ever replace safe gun handling.
Be sure the gun is safe to operate.
Just like other tools, guns need regular maintenance to remain operable. Regular
cleaning and proper storage are a part of the gun's general upkeep.
Use only the correct ammunition for your gun.
Most guns have the ammunition type stamped on the barrel. Ammunition can be identified by information printed on the box and sometimes stamped on the cartridge. Do not shoot the gun unless you know you have the proper ammunition.
Wear eye and ear protection as appropriate.
Guns are loud and the noise can cause hearing damage. They can also emit debris and hot gas that could cause eye injury. For these reasons, shooting glasses and hearing protectors should be worn by shooters and spectators.
Never use alcohol or over-
Alcohol, as well as any other substance likely to impair normal mental or physical bodily functions, must not be used before or while handling or shooting guns.
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