April 9, 2013
A well written article has been brought to our attention that we wanted to share with ANYONE who attended our Range or any other for that matter.....
A Gentleman’s Guide to Old-School Gun Range Etiquette
by Joseph von Benedikt
When’s the last time you went to a public range and had a horrible day—not because your guns weren’t cooperating, but because well-meaning idiots offered unsolicited coaching, handled your stuff without asking, asked questions or “corrected” your form when you were in the middle of shooting groups, or just plain made a nuisance of themselves? If you’re a regular at the shooting range, I’ll wager it happens to you all too often.
Not so very long ago, guns were regarded as something between tools and musical instruments, and a stranger wouldn’t presume to correct one’s shooting any more than they’d correct the way you use a crescent wrench or finger your fiddle during the schoolhouse jam session.