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How to Shoot a Semi-Automatic Handgun : Safety Devices on an HK Handgun : Target Shooting


Hello! My name is John, we’re here on behalf
of Expert Village and this is our second segment. This segment is about the safety of the firearm
itself. Today we’re going to be shooting an HK, Heckler & Koch, 40 USP. Now, always
before you handle any firearm you want to make sure that it’s unloaded. It’s a pistol
semiautomatic, the slide is back and the magazine is emptied from the pistol itself. Now, on
this pistol there are 2 safeties. The first one is obviously here, fire and safe. You
cannot shoot the firearm while it’s on safe mode. We’re going to push this slide forward
and you’re going to see the second safety. Now with the hammer back, it’s ready to
fire. If we push this again up further,
the hammer is decocked and the weapon is still safe. You cannot fire this weapon as it is
in this current state. Now I go back and put the weapon on safe. That keeps you up and
safe and not contain a fire and will not discharge at all. My name is John on behalf of Expert
Village.

5 thoughts on “How to Shoot a Semi-Automatic Handgun : Safety Devices on an HK Handgun : Target Shooting

  1. hmm…i was always taught to treat every gun like it is loaded and never assume the safety is going to work every time. yea…be careful what you listen to!

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