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HRPC RANGE SAFETY RULES AND PROCEDURES
Introduction: The first concern of everyone at HRPC is safety. As a 100% NRA Club, we
adhere to their safety rules. Those rules include, but are not limited to:
--Always keep the gunpointed in a safe direction,
--Always keep your finger off the trigger until ready to shoot,
--Know your target and what is beyond,
--Know how to operate the gun safely,
--Be sure the gun is safe to operate,and
--Use only the correct ammunition for your gun.
HRPC has the following rules and procedures that supplement the NRA Safety Rules:
A.FIREARMS BROUGHT ONTO OR REMOVED FROM THE RANGE
1.Definition: A firearm is any device capable of firing a projectile by means of expanding
2.Firearms: All firearms brought onto the range must be completely unloaded. The exception is for personal defense firearms, which must remain concealed. Unloaded
firearms may be carried, handled, cleaned,and repaired on the premises; however,
wherever possible, actions should remain open .(This means bolts open, slides back, magazines out, cylinders open, etc.) When not in use, all visible firearms must have empty
chamber indicators (ECI’s).
1.Cartridges: Whether shot from a pistol or rifle, only the following specified cartridges may
be fired on the Range (“Allowed Cartridges”):
a. .17 HMR rimfire
b. .22 Long Rifle, Short, and Long(.223 is not allowed)
c. .22 magnum rimfire
d. .25 ACP; .32 ACP; .32 S&W; .380 ACP
e. 9 x 18 Makarov and 7.62x38 Nagant
f..38 Special, .38 S&W
g. 9mm Luger
h. .40 S&W
j. .44 Special
k. .45 ACP and .45 Long Colt, .455 Webley
2.Additional cartridges: Any member who wants to shoot a cartridge not listed above must submit a written request for approval to the Executive Committee.
3.Energy levels: Whether loaded by the manufacturer or hand-loaded, all cartridges must not exceed factory levels.