ANY mechanical system- including the safety on a firearm- CAN fail. This is the reason for the basic firearm safety rules- including "do not point a firearm at anything you do not mean to shoot." It is rare, but CAN happen.
It prevents the firearm from discharging before the shooter means to have it discharge.
Learning to, and handling a firearm in such a manner as to not cause unintended harm or damage.
To insure that a firearm is in safe condition to use.
To prevent a premature or unintended discharge of the firearm. It does NOT replace common sense.
The Safety recall only includes M700 and M40X made before March 1982 which have a bolt lock system. Contact Remington or a Remington authorized repair center for details. Repair will cost owner of said firearm $US20 plus S&H cost.
To render the firearm incapable of firing.
Different places on different guns.
When you do not intend to fire the weapon.
Consider every gun loaded
Request one from the issuing agency
Ready to shoot
Treat all weapons as if they are loaded.
Dont repair...just replace it for your safety!
ask about gun safety,ask for an explanation safety procedures. That will open the door for knowledge necessary for axcess
Promote safety and protect your right to own a firearm
Treat all firearms as if they were loaded until you have checked the firearm yourself. Do not load a firearm until ready to use it. Do not point a firearm at anything you do not mean to destroy. Keep the safety on, and your finger OUT of the trigger guard until ready to shoot. Know your target, and what is BEYOND your target. Do not shoot at hard objects or at water- this can cause the bullet to ricochet
Any good qualified gunsmith should be able to repair your winchester,as long as he could obtain the parts required to repair your firearm.
Store ammunition and the firearm in a different places.Ensure that no ammunition is left in the firearm when in storage (i.e. chamber is empty, magazine is empty or removed.)
Not recommended to disable any safety feature on a firearm.
Depends on State law where you live.
As a matter of safety- to reduce the chances of unauthorized use of the firearm
do not repair it repace it for safety sake do not shortcut any brake proublems.