By the time you read this, the Las Vegas antique gun
Following is a list of things to do or
√ Are your guns stored safely away and in a manner reflecting your current family situation? Accidents do not just happen. Is it in compliance with applicable laws?
√ Have you cleaned and lubed all your pieces recently enough?
√ Do you have adequate insurance coverage for your collection? Standard homeowners policies will provide only very limited coverage for firearms and other collectibles. You need a specific rider or free standing policy to have good insurance coverage. If your policy requires specific listing and/or valuation of some of your guns, when was the last time you updated it? You may be under-insured.
√ Have you considered a safe/vault to protect from fire, water and theft? Not all safes are designed to protect from all these risks and if you can move your safe around, a thief can carry it away. A closet with a lock may keep your guns away from little ones if they do not know where the key is, but it does not protect its contents.
√ If you have a defense gun, have you honestly practiced enough with it recently?
√ Are your records up to date? Does your family know where they are should something happen to you? Does your will still handle your collection as you wish? You do have a will donï¿½t you? Does your executor know how to best dispose of your collection?
√ Reconsider and update your want list. Are there guns you might trade or sell to obtain others you want more?
√ 2008 is an important election year, and not just at the Presidential level. Make certain you are registered and vote. At least consider candidatesï¿½ positions on issues with an impact on your collecting and shooting hobbies.
√ Have you contributed recently to one or more organizations
√ Make a resolution to introduce a person, especially a
√ Have you made note of 2008 dates for
√ I know you have paid your RSA 2008
√ Buy and read a gun related book. There have been several
√ Write and submit a Journal article.
√ Volunteer to do or help with an RSA exhibit/booth at a
√ Did you wish you were in better shape last hunting or
√ Do you need to spend some time at the reloading bench?
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