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Revolver Safety

You probably consider revolvers pretty safe and they are.  At the same time, there are some factors to consider for revolver safety.relolver versus semi auto

Revolvers can and will get very warm out on the range after shooting a lot of rounds because of the containment of the force of the round going off.  You want to keep your hands off any exposed metal.  It is good chance to burn yourself on the metal.

Revolvers blow gases and other fragments out of the front part of the cylinder.  You want to keep your fingers away from this area.  You will also as always make sure you are wearing protective glasses so the wind doesn’t blow it back in your eyes.

Probably the biggest injury with revolvers comes from the ejector rod that empties out the spent cartridges. Cartridges will swell and stick in the cylinder so jamming your hand down on the ejector rod can be pretty painful.  The best way to avoid this is to first put your palm on the rod and then apply pressure.

Always remember the Four Rules of Gun Safety, use common sense and have fun at the range.

Any other revolver tips, share with us in the comments.

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