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Thread: Airsoft rifles/pistols needs safe too?

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    Airsoft rifles/pistols needs safe too?

    I imported some airsoft stuff to practice my real shooting with, and was surprised that I had to jump through an insane amount of hoops for the importation. Now I'm curious, since the procedures regarding airsoft was so similar to those of a real gun, was just wondering if that means the airsoft rifle needs the same storage requirements?

    I keep my real firearms in such a safe place that it's a hassle to take them out, whereas the airsoft stuff I would like to have just lying around the house so I'm encouraged to practice with it often. But let's say that someone where to steal them would that mean my Firearms license would go because they would argue I did something illegal by not keeping a "restricted airrifle" locked up?

    *I realize that there are people with airsoft who don't have a license and therefore no safe, but I mean because every imported airrifle counts as a "restricted airrifle" and because of the combination of having a real firearms license (which makes it easier to punish me)

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    buy a $50 gun rack and stick it in a cupboard, that would be more than adequate in case you get a pedantic cop who makes up his own rules

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    Well you don't have to report stolen airsoft rifles to the police if they were ever stolen. Also there is no storage requirements for them in law, so leave them where you please.
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    There is no storage requirement for Airsoft guns at this time. I keep all my replica Airsoft guns in there boxes inside a cupboard out of sight and thats all. Don't leave the batterys in them or the mag springs tight. If you have a gas one always try to empty the mag so there is just enough to keep the valve shut. Keep all oil and air O rings well oiled with silicone oil. The real guns are in the correct safe for there type where they belong.

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    BTW how accurate is your Airsoft at 10m?

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    I've watched quite a few of Novritch & Silo's videos just for entertainment - They both have pulled off awesome 100m+ hits on other players who clearly did not see it coming lol

 

 

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