Firing an air rifle - the benefits of using shooting glasses
Silencio Air Rifle Shooting Glasses
Everyone has heard the safety tip about wearing protective eyewear
when firing an air rifle, but what kind of
shooting glasses should you
buy to prevent an accident? There are many different types and styles
of this eye gear, built to save your eyeballs from penetration from a
BB or pellet. An air rifle, even though it is not as powerful as a
real gun, has still been known to cause permanent damage to the eyes.
For this reason, one should always wear shooting glasses when in
proximity to any airgun firing.
The famous poet Alice Walker was maimed in the eye
by her brotherís air rifle when she was just a young girl. If she had
been wearing shooting glasses, this horrible tragedy would have been
prevented. Countless others have been blinded or severely injured by BBs to the eye.
Protective eyewear is the only way to ensure these accidents do not
All professional air rifle enthusiasts wear shooting
glasses. This eyewear can vary in style and design, however, so you
have the privilege of shopping around before you decide on the right
pair for you. Most gun manufacturers even carry their own lines of
protective eyewear. These lines range widely in terms of price, with
features such as interchangeable, shaded lenses.
When selecting the right pair of
protective lenses to use when firing your air rifle, make sure the
shooting glasses protect you laterally as well as from the front. This
means that you should choose shades that wrap around and protect the
sides of your eyes. Goggles are another option, although admittedly
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