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General



Terms and Conditions for participation
in the AR-15.co Website, Forum and Events



General

i. Participation in this site, by any means, construes agreement with these terms and conditions.

ii. All members must list in their profile an honest and accurate location. This must be as specific as the metropolitan city/town you live in or close to (i.e. Aurora, Grand Junction, Trinidad). If you live in an obvious rural or unincorporated area within Colorado you may list something like "Rural xxx County" (where xxx is the county you live in). Members joining from outside of Colorado must include both their city location (what city/town is your mail delivered to?) as well as the state they reside in. Any intentional vagueness (no "Colorado", "Northern Colorado", "Frontrange", "Texas", or "Buffalo", etc.) or deceipt in this will be grounds for immediate and permanent banning from the site.

iii. This document is not all inclusive, additional updates can and will be posted in the forums and/or via email. It is the responsibility of each person to maintain their contact info to receive updates and to read updates posted in the forums.

iv. Managers/mods may enforce these rules with discretion. This includes, but is not limited to: locking of threads, warning, suspension and outright bans.

v. Any lack of enforcement of any single provision or element of a provision does not constitute a lack of enforcement of the whole provision or the rule-set itself - basically, getting away with something "once" isn't an excuse to break any rule you want.

vi. Managers/mods can restrict access to the site, shoot, whatever for any reason at any time

vii. Anyone convicted of a felony, and/or any act of domestic violence (felony or misdemeanor), or prohibited from firearms ownership and/or possession in any way, are forbidden to participate in this site and any of its functions.

viii. Anyone banned from the site is also forbidden to participate in the site and functions.

ix. Only one account per person unless authorized by site staff

x. No commercial ads, threads, or posts allowed anywhere on the site without staff approval.

xi. No profane or "adult" posts or pictures are allowed. Use common sense. If you wouldn't show it to your grandmother or 5 year old daughter, don't post it. As always, the site staff reserves the right to remove any content we deem inappropriate or offensive.
This is a family site and the content should reflect this value.

xii. As it was required upon registration, it is also a permanent requirement for continued membership on the site to include your date of birth in your registration information. You are welcome to use the "Hide Age and Date of Birth" option to limit viewing of this information to site staff.

xiii. If you need assistance, have comments or suggestions, or need to bring something to our attention, please contact site staff.

Trading Post Rules



Trading post

All users who use the Trading Post must read and acknowledge the rules found HERE.
Failure to do so will result in your threads being removed, and possibly, loss of Trading Post privilidges.

a. For Sale / Trade / Wanted


i. All firearm sale rules and regulations apply.

ii. Business shall be conducted in an honorable fashion.

iii. Be honest and accurate.

iv. Don’t lie or be deceptive. This includes “Shill” or “plant” type activities.

v. Theft and fraud are prohibited. Site staff may cooperate in any legal action against such activities.

vi. When putting an item up for sale or trade, it is strongly recommended you follow ALL guidelines HERE.

vii. When offering something for sale, a price MUST be included.

ix. When asking for a face to face transaction and/or local sale/trade, include your location.

x. Be respectful. Do not ‘spam’ or disrespect others ad’s.
1. Reading an ad is not an obligation to purchase any item.
2. Don’t post in an ad with a complaint or negative comment about the deal, price, or seller's conditions.
3. Discuss any transaction details or problems off-line (not in the thread [use IM, email or some other means])

xi. Making or accepting an offer should be honored. If you can’t stand behind your word, don’t give it! Repeated offenses by the same seller may result in an outright ban from the site.

xii. You may "bump" your threads no more than once per day.

xiii. Posting an item by simply linking an ad from another site such as Craigslist, eBay, GunBroker, etc. is not acceptable. If you want to Buy/Sell/Trade here, post a complete advertisement here. If you then wish to include the link to the other ad for reference, you may do so. All advertisements must be able to stand on their own without needing to view an external link, all non-compliant advertisements will be deleted an an infraction may be issued.

xv. When your item(s) have sold or become otherwise unavailable, update the thread, then PM a mod or report your thread to be closed.

xvi. Threads that have had no activity for 30 days or more will be deleted.

xvii. It is the responsibility of the seller to monitor their thread, IM and email. Reports of no response from a seller may result in the removal of the ad. Repeated offenses by the same seller may result in loss of Trading Post privilidges, or possibly, an outright ban from the site.

b. Feedback


i. Be honest

ii. No “shill” or “plant” posts permitted

iii. Before leaving negative feedback for anyone, please try and work things out.

iv. If fraud or theft is suspected, solicit the assistance of site staff.

v. There should only be one thread per user name.

vi. Instructions for leaving feedback:

1. Attempt to locate the user you would like to leave feedback for.
a. Use the Search function.
b. Sort by thread title (user name)
i. This is located near the bottom of the page
2. If you find a thread for the user you were looking for, post your feedback.
3. If you do not find the thread for the user, start a new thread using ONLY the user name.

Club Shoots

Club Shoots


a. Rules for CO-AR15.Com Club shoots


i. NRA Range Safety Rules

1. ALWAYS keep the gun pointed in a safe direction.
2. ALWAYS keep your finger off the trigger until ready to shoot.
3. ALWAYS keep the gun unloaded until ready to use.
4. Know your target and what is beyond.
5. Know how to use the gun safely.
6. Be sure the gun is safe to operate.
7. Use only the correct ammunition for your gun.
8. Wear eye and ear protection as appropriate.
9. Store guns so they are not accessible to unauthorized persons.
10.Be aware that certain types of guns and many shooting activities require additional safety precautions.


ii. Club Specific Rules


a. A designated Range Safety Officer (RSO) should be on duty at all times.
b. The RSO may not shoot while on duty. Hi or her attention must be on safety at all times.
c. The RSO duties may be rotated, but it must be clear to everyone on the line who the RSO is.
d. The RSO is to be obeyed at all times. No arguments. Safety is non-negotiable.
e. The RSO has the authority to shut down the range, and remove anyone from the range as required.
f. No alcoholic beverages at club shoots.
g. Because of the high fire danger in Colorado, no tracer or incendiary ammunition allowed.
h. Do not shoot trees or animals.
i. No drugs of any kind.
j. No felons allowed.
k. No illegal firearms.
l. Club shoots are family friendly. All conduct and language should be appropriate.
m. You pack it in, you pack it out.
n. NO Glass or Dangerous/Hazardous Materials will be used as targets.

iii. General Range Rules

1. Always obey all commands given by the Range Officer.
2. Eye and Ear protection is mandatory.
3. A specific and well defined firing line must be established prior to any shooting.
4. The RSO will vigorously enforce the firing line rules.
5. When range is hot, no one may precede downrange, forward of the firing line.
6. When range is cold, unload and open the action on your firearm making it safe. Firearms that fire from an open bolt should have the magazine removed, the safety on, and the bolt closed.
7. Upon the command to Cease Fire, safely unload your firearm, lock the action open and lay the firearm down.
8. No weapon handling is allowed while the range is cold.
9. Load your firearm only at the firing line.
10. Never turn around or face in an unsafe direction or up-range with a loaded firearm.
11. Keep you firearm pointed downrange at all times.
12. Do not put your finger on the trigger until your sights are on your target and you are ready to fire.
13. Adjust your target so that all the rounds fired through it strike the backstop downrange.
14. Every round you fire must strike the berm downrange. If your rounds leave the range, so do you!
15. Clean up. Pick up and dispose of all fired cases. Dispose of your used targets in the garbage can.
16. Do not throw or leave any garbage on the ground. This includes cigarette butts, cleaning patches, etc.
17. Keep children under control at all times.
18. Always treat every firearm as if it were loaded and could fire. Never point any firearm at another person.
19. Always check the condition of any firearm you handle to be sure of its loaded or unloaded condition.
20. Any disorderly conduct will result in the invitation to leave and a subsequent ban from the site.
21. Any blatant acts of violence will result in the offender being turned over to the authorities.
22. Anyone convicted of any felony will not be allowed at any club shoot or other club activity.
23. Anyone convicted of any crime that prohibits them from owning or possessing a firearm will not be allowed at any club shoot or other club activity. This includes those misdemeanors as proscribed in the Colorado Revised Statutes.
24. Anyone currently on probation, parole or under the supervision of any court or law enforcement agency will not be allowed at any club shoot or other activity.
25. Minors must be escorted by a parent or legal guardian.
26. Anyone who has received a dishonorable discharge from the United States or any other military organization will not be allowed at any club shoot or other activity.
27. Managers, moderators, and other staff members will do their best to enforce the rules, and may at their discretion, ask any one to leave a club activity at any time for any reason. Failure to abide by any such ruling or to comply with any directive given by a safety officer will not be tolerated.

Colorado Law



It is YOUR responsibility to be aware and compliant of ALL federal and state laws. The following is provided as relative examples, but is by no means all inclusive or completely current.



Colorado Law


i. C.R.S. 18-12-108. POSSESSION OF WEAPONS BY PREVIOUS OFFENDERS.


1. A PERSON COMMITS THE CRIME OF POSSESSION OF A WEAPON BY A PREVIOUS OFFENDER IF THE PERSON KNOWINGLY POSSESSES, USES, OR CARRIES UPON HIS OR HER PERSON A FIREARMS AS DESCRIBED IN SECTION 18-1-109 (3)(h) OR ANY OTHER WEAPON THAT IS SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE SUBSEQUENT TO THE PERSON’S CONVICTION FOR A FELONY, OR SUBSEQUENT TO THE PERSON’S CONVICTION FOR ATTEMPT OR CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT A FELONY, UNDER COLORADO LAW OR ANY OTHER STATE’S LAW OR UNDER FEDERAL LAW.

c. FEDERAL FIREARMS CONTROL ACT


i. TITLE 18 UNITED STATES CODE OF THE GUN CONTROL ACT OF 1968, AS AMENDED, PROVIDES:
“ANY PERSON WHO...HAS BEEN CONVICTED BY A COURT OF THE UNITED STATES OR OF A STATE OR ANY SUB-DIVISION THEREOF, OF A FELONY...WHO RECEIVES, POSSESSES, OR TRANSPORTS IN COMMERCE, OR AFFECTING COMMERCE...ANY FIREARMS, SHALL BE FINED NOT MORE THAN $250,000.00 OR IMPRISONED FOR NOT MORE THAN FIVE YEARS, OR BOTH, WITHOUT PAROLE.” CERTAIN OFFENDERS CAN SUFFER ADDITIONAL PENALTIES.

ii. THE ABOVE LAWS REMAIN IN EFFECT AFTER DISCHARGE OF YOUR SENTENCE OR PERIOD OF PAROLE. A VIOLATION OF THE ABOVE LAWS MAY RESULT IN PROSECUTION IN FEDERAL OR STATE COURT.

Full Terms & Conditions

Colorado AR-15 Shooters Terms of Service Full Terms & Conditions are here: https://www.ar-15.co/threads/161241-Terms-amp-Conditions-for-AR-15-co?highlight=Terms It is your responsibility to read and understand the entire terms & conditions. Additional rules and a short list of terms may be posted but it is your responsibility to read and understand the full terms and to not rely on any short list we may provide, including herein. It is also your responsibility to check back from time to time to reread the terms & conditions and check for updates.

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