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Old April 8, 2013, 09:06 PM   #1
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AR safety manipulation

Just finished watching Act of valour ( great movie ) starring active military personnel so had a very real feel to it.

I had a question about operating of the ar safety. I understand that whilst patrolling etc if threat emerges the safety is flicked off as rifle is brought to firing position but there was a scene early on where they are rescueing someone in a building where known threats exist. Would the safety be off as rooms are cleared one by one or would safety remain on until actual threat is engaged ?. Honestly i can see pro's and cons to both and was just curious what the professionals do.

Thanks for any help you can give and if you haven't seen the film i recommend it
" An interesting little toy but of no real value in warfare " - British general after being shown the new maxim gun.
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