I'm at a range that I was invited to by a friend. As we're laying our guns out, they call a cease-fire. I have my AR, ejection port up, laying on the bench and the range safety guy tells me to unload it.
I had a yellow mag block with the tongue that goes thru the ejection port when inserted. Many of the places I have shot require them.
We had people front of the firing line by the time the safety guy requested I "unload". Luckily, I had another one in my bag and showed it to him so he didn't make me "clear" the AR while there were people out there.
The lesson learned was- do whatever the safety guy tells you to do- unless they don't know- then you need to educate them. Do it nicely.. I'd suggest a piece of weed-wacker filament- 12 to 18" should be enough. Shove it thru the barrel and leave it clearly hanging out of the ejection port. That should satisfy any safety officer.
July 24, 2007, 06:10 PM
I actually have one of those,but never though of it for that.
Great suggestion, Thanks!
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