About the Study Guide

This study guide is for Green Mountain Conservation Camp students or anyone who wants to review their hunter education. If you need a Hunter Education Certificate, you must pass the online course and the Homestudy Class.

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On a Flintlock Firearm

  • Wait for at least 30 seconds.
  • Re-prime the pan, and try again. Wait for another 30 seconds.
  • If the firearm still fails to fire, you may have a misfire. Use a CO2 discharger to remove the round and powder charge. If the CO2 discharger fails, consult your owner's manual for proper procedures to unload your firearm safely.

On a Percussion Lock Firearm

  • Wait for at least 30 seconds.
  • Place another cap on the nipple, and try again. Wait for another 30 seconds.
  • If the firearm still fails to fire, you may have a misfire. Use a CO2 discharger to remove the round and powder charge. If the CO2 discharger fails, consult your owner's manual for proper procedures to unload your firearm safely.

On an In-Line Firearm

  • Wait for at least 30 seconds.
  • Place a fresh cap on the nipple. Try again, and wait for another 30 seconds.
  • If the firearm still fails to fire, you may have a misfire. Consult your owner's manual for proper procedures to unload your firearm safely.