Airsoft BB Guns Safety Information

SAFETY INFOMATION

BB Guns and Airsoft Guns use air and spring power and are intended for general target practice or skirmishing at organised events. They use 6mm plastic bb bullets and are totally harmless providing safety information is observed. You must be at least 18 years of age to purchase; orders are only accepted on the condition customers have read our Terms and Conditions. Please note: an adult should supervise persons less than 14 years of age at all times. No gun should be carried in a public place unless in transit when it should be unloaded and placed in a bag. Guns must not be concealed on one’s person, or pointed or fired at another human or animal. Safety glasses and other protective clothing should also be worn when operating the gun or viewing. It is a criminal offence to alter the appearance or paint in the colour of an imitation firearm to make it into a realistic firearm. We only sell black Airsoft gun to persons over 18 and that have either a valid UKARA membership or that have a valid reason to purchase, please see below for more info.

With regards to BB and airsoft guns, there are many questions that are frequently asked with regards to health and safety:

  • Are BB guns dangerous?
  • Can I get in trouble for using a BB gun?
  • Do BB guns cause injury?

BB guns are not designed to cause injury and to be dangerous, however, they can be dangerous if they are not used correctly. However, if you follow the safety instructions and safety information that we provide injuries and dangers can be easily avoided.

If you have any more questions or queries with regards to the safety of your gun, then please do not hesitate to contact us. You should also be sure to read all the information that you will receive with your BB or airsoft gun before use.

BB and airsoft guns are not dangerous if you take precaution and follow our safety tips listed below:

  1. Treat all guns as if they are loaded and never assume that a gun is not loaded
  2. Never point your BB gun at anyone even if you think that it is not loaded
  3. Do not fire at a target unless you know everything surrounding the target is clear
  4. Keep your finger off of the trigger until you are ready to fire
  5. You should wear protective eyewear at all times
  6. Do not carry your BB gun in a public place
  7. Now that BB guns are made to look more and more realistic they can often be mistaken for real guns
  8. Do not alter the colour of your BB gun. It is a bright colour for a reason
  9. Always check to make sure the gun is not loaded
  10. Do not carry a loaded BB gun when climbing over fences or up trees or even when jumping
  11. Take care of your gun, a damaged or dirty gun is more likely to be dangerous and cause injury
  12. One rule of BB gun safety that is too often overlooked is that you should always use new ammo