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Blank Gun Safety Warning


Blank-Firing Theatrical and Starter Guns

THIS IS NOT A TOY! The carrying, handling, or brandishing in public of any item that resembles a real weapon may be in violation of the law, may create undue apprehension on the part of law enforcement officers or other persons, and could result in INJURY to the person handling the blank gun.

A blank firing replica gun is intended to fire only 1 type of blank ammunition. The correct caliber of blank ammunition is stamped on the gun and included in the accompanying documentation. ONLY USE THE CORRECT BLANK AMMUNITION with this blank firing gun. Attempting to fire blank guns with the incorrect ammunition can cause serious injury.

Blank guns CANNOT fire real ammunition. DO NOT attempt to load or fire real ammunition. Attempting to fire real ammunition can cause serious injury. Attempting to alter this blank gun to accept real ammunition is illegal and will likely render it inoperable and/or unsafe for its intended use.

Always make sure you and those near you wear eye and hearing protection when firing.

When firing, always keep your arm fully extended.

NEVER point this blank gun at anyone, even as a joke.

Keep your hands, face, and any other part of the body away from the cylinder and top of the blank gun when firing. When a blank is fired, gas and debris are vented from the cylinder/slide. At arm’s length, the vented material dissipates harmlessly. At close range, the venting can cause burns or serious injury.

Blank firing guns should ONLY be used as scale displays, collector’s items, or for theatrical or training purposes. They should always be used by or under the supervision of a responsible adult. They should NEVER be carried on the street, pointed at anyone, hidden on your person, or left in your car. DO NOT leave them where they are accessible to children.

Blank firing guns should be stored in a locked container separate from its ammunition. Do not let children play with blank guns. It is not a toy, and could cause harm if used improperly.

DO NOT, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES remove, alter, obscure, or otherwise change the appearance of the colored tip at the barrel end of the replica gun. These tips are included on all post-1898 firearm replicas as required by federal law.

To avoid mechanical failures, keep this blank gun clean and lightly lubricated. Always make sure it is unloaded before cleaning.

The manufacturer, distributor, or seller disclaims any and all responsibility for the improper use of blank gun.