checking out a gun. point it at the celiing or floor?

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  1. Wash-ar15

    Wash-ar15

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    when you check out a gun,inside a gunshop or building ,do you point it at the floor or the ceiling?
     
  2. Cheseldine

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    It's always been th floor for me cause they are usually handed to you pointed down.
     

  3. Eyescream

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    Yeah, I generally point at a corner towards the floor.
     
  4. Cobra64

    Cobra64 Deals in Facts

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    I point it at Nobama stickers. :rofl:
     
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    I wave it around willy nilly without safety checking it, like everyone else at the gun shop.
     
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    This should end up as a Sticky...
     
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    Thats a pretty accurate conception of my local gun shop.
     
  8. eXistenZ

    eXistenZ Play it.

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    My side job is selling guns and as long as someone isn't pointing it at me or customers then I don't care.

    I handed a gun to a customer action open pointed at the floor and he promptly swept my chest with the muzzle. Then he started giving me a bad time about handing him a gun with the safety off which I didn't take too kindly. He shut up after I pointed out how he pointed the muzzle at my chest. Moron. :steamed:
     
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    I point it in whatever direction is safest for that particular situation and setting. I would not point down if I was in a second story stick-built building and there are people below me. I would not point up if I was in the basement and the family was in the room above my man-cave. Situational awareness.
     
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    Handguns I point down because that is more or less the way they are handed to me.

    Rifles I point up because most of the time they are in racks pointed up. No sense in rotating it 180 degrees.
     
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    I don't have a preference. Anywhere no one is standing works for me.
    I have been swept so many times at my gun shop I couldn't begin to even count.
     
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    I only work the job because I can buy guns, ammo, optics, etc, for just over cost.

    You sweep me with the action open, you get a warning. Do it again, you're done.

    You sweep me with the action closed, you don't get to handle guns anymore and I will be very direct about it.
     
  14. Novocaine

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    I point them at the mirrors in the corners of a ceiling because I wanna see how badass I look.
     
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    Makes sense to me best answer yet.
     
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    Also acceptable. :rofl:
     
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    This^
     
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    There could be illegals hot tarrin' the roof!
     
  20. MrVvrroomm

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    I point it in whichever direction my mother-in-law is.