Safety TIPS and Rules

 

Four Basic Safety Rules for Handling Your RAP4 Self Defense T68

   1. Treat it as if it is loaded at all times.
   2. DO NOT point at or cover anything with the muzzle until ready to shoot.
   3. Keep trigger finger off the trigger until ready to shoot.
   4. Be certain of your target and what is behind it, if you miss.

Safe and secure storage of your RAP4 Self Defense T68 is one of your most important responsibilities. It is a full-time responsibility. You must always secure your RAP4 Self Defense T68 and projectiles so that they are not accessible to children or other unauthorized persons. There are a variety of locks and safe storage containers available in the marketplace which may be appropriate for your particular needs. By purchasing the RAP4 Self Defense T68 you have taken on the responsibility of safely securing the personal protection device at all times and preventing its unauthorized use. It is your personal responsibility to select and use whatever devices or practices that will enable you to safely secure your RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher ALL TIMES. Please review the Safe Storage and Transportation section at the bottom of this page for more information about safe storage techniques.

Safety, Operation & Storage  

Safe handling is YOUR personal responsibility at all times. The RAP4 Self Defense T68 can cause serious injury if they are misused or used inappropriately. Safety must be the prime consideration of anyone who owns or handles personal protection devices. You are responsible for the personal protection device at all times. In owning a personal protection device, you must undertake full-time responsibility for its safety and security. You must protect yourself and all others against injury from misuse of the personal protection device. Safe storage is your responsibility. In particular, you must secure your RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher safely from children and unauthorized users. A lock is not a substitute for safe and secure storage as defined in the Safe Storage and Transportation section of this manual. Accidents are the result of violating safety rules and common sense. For your safety and the safety of others, never rely on mechanical features alone. Only your safety habits will ensure the safe use of your personal protection device. This is your responsibility. READ and UNDERSTAND these instructions before using your personal protection device.

At home, or anywhere, the first concern of every RAP4 Self Defense T68 owner should be safety. Apply the following safety rules when handling your RAP4 Self Defense T68.  

BEFORE HANDLING ANY RAP4 Self Defense T68 LAUNCHER, UNDERSTAND ITS OPERATION.

Familiarize yourself with the mechanical features of the RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher. If you feel uncertain about any operational aspects of your RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher, please contact RAP4 at 408-727-3144 before proceeding with its operation.

ALWAYS SAFELY STORE AND SECURE YOUR RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher.

Safe and secure storage of your RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher is one of the most important responsibilities of RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher ownership. It is a full-time responsibility. You must always secure your RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher and projectiles separately so that they are not accessible to children or other unauthorized persons. (See Safe Storage Instructions below)

ALWAYS TREAT YOUR RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher IF IT WERE LOADED AND WOULD FIRE IF THE TRIGGER IS PULLED.  

Do not take anyone's word that the RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher  is unloaded - always check for yourself. Never pass your RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher  to another person until the cylinder or action is open and you visually check that it is unloaded. Keep your RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher unloaded and safely stored when you are not planning on using it to defend yourself.

ALWAYS KEEP YOUR RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher POINTED IN A SAFE DIRECTION.

Never point the RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher at anyone or anything you do not intend to shoot whether or not it is loaded. This is particularly important when loading, unloading, or field stripping the gun. ALWAYS control the direction of the RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher.

NEVER PLACE YOUR FINGER ON THE TRIGGER UNLESS YOU INTEND TO SHOOT.

Your RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher 8 cannot shoot unless the trigger is pulled. Ensure that other objects do not touch the trigger.

ALWAYS BE SURE OF YOUR TARGET AND WHAT IS BEYOND IT.

Always be sure of where the projectile will strike and shoot only where there is a safe backstop free of obstructions, water or other surfaces which can cause unintended harm. Do not fire into the sky.

Additional Important Safety Rules

- Do not allow a RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher to be used by individuals who have not read these basic RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher safety rules and do not under-stand its safe operation and the rules of safe gun-handling.

- Be sure all accessories, such as holsters and grips, are compatible with the RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher and that the accessories do not interfere with safe operation.

- Use the correct ammunition for your particular RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher as indicated by the marking on the barrel. Never use projectiles that are not authorized by RAP4, use of paintballs or other untested projectiles could result in damage to the device as well as injury to the user.

- Never use alcohol or drugs before or while shooting. Do not use your RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher if you are on any medication which impairs, even slightly, your mental or physical ability.

- Wear eye protection appropriate for RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher use every time you discharge your RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher. Make sure others in the vicinity of where you will be shooting do so as well.

- Do not allow any alteration or replacement of parts in your RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher unless performed by RAP4. If you do otherwise, improper functioning of your RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher may occur and serious injury may result.

RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher safety training is available. Contact your dealer, Law Enforcement Agency, local sportsman's club, etc. for availability.

Appropriate use for your RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher means using your RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher for legal purposes. For example - target shooting and lawful resistance of criminal activity.

These are basic RAP4 Self Defense T68 launchers safety rules. There are other common sense safety rules that should be followed at all times under the circumstances then presented. SAFE USE OF A RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher IS YOUR PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY AND THE FAILURE TO FOLLOW ALL OF THESE BASIC SAFETY RULES MAY RESULT IN SEVERE PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH.

 Safe Storage and Transportation

WARNING: SAFE AND SECURE STORAGE OF YOUR RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT RULES OF RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher SAFETY. YOUR FAILURE TO FOLLOW THESE RULES MAY RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH.

Safe and secure storage and transportation of your RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher are your responsibility. It is a full-time responsibility.

ALWAYS STORE YOUR RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher UNLOADED

Your RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher and projectiles should be stored in places and in a manner inaccessible to children and unauthorized persons. There are a variety of other locks and safe storage containers available in the marketplace which may be appropriate for your particular needs. Consult your local gunshop, hardware store, or local police department for guidance on the variety of other safe storage devices or practices which may be appropriate for your particular needs. By purchasing this RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher you have taken on the responsibility of safely securing the RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher at all times and preventing its unauthorized use. It is your personal responsibility to select and use whatever devices or practices that will enable you to safely secure your RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher at all times. Do not use a lock on a loaded RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher AND NEVER LOAD A LOCKED RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher!!

Only you can determine what devices or practices are appropriate for the safe storage of your RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher and your ammunition.

 NEVER ASSUME THAT A "HIDING" PLACE IS A SECURE STORAGE METHOD.

Others may be aware of your storage location or come upon it by chance. It is your personal responsibility to use common sense when storing and securing your RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher and ammunition and to always make sure that it is not accessible to children or other unauthorized persons.

 FOLLOW THE LAW!!

 You must be familiar with all local, state, and federal laws regarding the safe storage and transportation of your RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher. Failure to know and follow the law may result in unauthorized access or use of your RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher by another. Obey all laws relating to the storage and transportation of RAP4 Self Defense T68 launchers.

 NEVER TRANSPORT A LOADED RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher.

 When transporting your RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher, be sure it is unloaded.

Your local police department will furnish you with available information on storing and/or transporting a RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher legally.

 YOUR RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY.

 Protect your RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher from theft or misuse by untrained or unqualified individuals.

 MAINTENANCE BEFORE STORAGE  

When storing, do not encase your RAP4 Self Defense T68 launcher in anything that will attract or hold moisture, for example, leather or heavy cloth. Also, do not store guns with a plug inserted in the barrel for this can be a contributing factor to moisture accumulation.