The following guidelines have been supplied courtesy of Airsoft Extreme.
This set of rules is not a comprehensive list of safety rules and guidelines for the use and ownership of Airsoft guns. This list is intended to assist the Owner and User in understanding the amount of responsibility that goes with owning one of these products. There is no substitute for common sense and discretion when utilizing one of these products.
#1 Safety First!
- Always point your airsoft gun in a safe direction
- Always keep your finger off the trigger until you are ready to shoot
- Never point your airsoft gun at another person or animal
- Always remove your magazine and/or disconnect your battery until you are ready to use the gun – simply turning on the safety is not enough.
- When playing with airsoft guns, you and everyone around you must be at least wearing eye protection – full face masks are highly recommended.
#2 Treat All Airsoft Guns As If They Are Real Guns.
- The orange tip does NOT protect you: most people do not know about airsoft guns and they will assume that these are real guns.
- Use airsoft guns only in areas where it is not prohibited by law.
- Do not use or display airsoft guns in public places such as schools, parks, etc.
- Always transport airsoft guns inside a box or bag.
- When using airsoft guns, make sure everyone within view of you understands what you are playing with and what you are doing.
#3 Be Responsible. Respect Your Community. Obey The Law.
- The state of California requires that you be 18 years or older to purchase and own an airsoft gun.
- Your local laws may vary and it is your responsibility to be aware of them.
- Only parents and legal guardians may give permission for a minor to own an airsoft gun and those parents are responsible for how they are used.
- If a law enforcement officer approaches you while you are using airsoft guns, immediately STAND STILL AND PUT THE GUN DOWN.
- If a neighbor or nearby person asks you to stop playing with your airsoft guns, immediately stop and store away your guns.
- If you use your airsoft guns to threaten another person or vandalized property, you WILL be charged with committing a serious crime.