Safety Positions

(Right-handed rifle shown)

Figure 2. Safety selector in "FIRE" (full forward) position. The safety selector should be moved to this position only when the gun user is actually firing the rifle. When the safety selector is in the fire position, it is referred to as being "off." (When the safety is in the "SAFE" position, it is referred to as being "on.")

Figure 2. Safety selector in "FIRE" (full forward) position. The safety selector should be moved to this position only when the gun user is actually firing the rifle. When the safety selector is in the fire position, it is referred to as being "off." (When the safety is in the "SAFE" position, it is referred to as being "on.")

Figure 3. Safety selector in "LOAD-UNLOAD" (middle) position. The safety selector should be in this position when the bolt is being cycled to load a cartridge, or to unload a live round. As soon as a cartridge is chambered, the safety selector should be moved to the "SAFE" position unless the rifle is to be fired immediately.

Figure 4. Safety selector in "SAFE" (full rearward) position. The safety selector is fully nested in the groove in the cocking piece. When the safety selector is in this position, the bolt handle cannot be raised. The curved arrow on the bolt sleeve indicates the direction and motion of the safety selector to bring it to the "SAFE" position. Keep the safety selector in this position except when actually loading, unloading, or firing.

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  • napoleone endrizzi
    What is the position for the safety on ruger LC90?
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