The Rubicon Horizon is best suited for beginner and intermediate divers who are on the hunt for large reef and pelagic species. This product is designed with a deep rail and is fitted with a 16mm band, a single notch 6.5mm spear and frictionless acetal trigger system that ensures this gun is silent and accurate in the water. It comes standard with a DIY wishbone, tuna clip and muzzle biongi.
Spear guns are tools designed for underwater hunting and fishing, and they can be dangerous if not used properly. Safety should always be a top priority when handling spear guns. Here are some important safety tips to consider:
Familiarize Yourself: Before using a spear gun, thoroughly read/listen to the manufacturer’s instructions and guidelines. Familiarize yourself with the specific model you’re using, including its features and mechanisms.
Safety Gear: Always wear appropriate safety gear when using a spear gun, including a diving mask, snorkel, wetsuit, gloves, and fins. This gear not only provides protection but also enhances your ability to move safely and comfortably in the water.
Never Point at People: Treat a loaded spear gun as you would a loaded firearm. Never point it at another person, whether it’s loaded or not. Always keep the muzzle pointed in a safe direction, away from yourself and others.
Unload When Not in Use: When you’re not actively using the spear gun, it should be unloaded and secured. This reduces the risk of accidental discharge and prevents unauthorized use.
Trigger Safety: Keep your finger off the trigger until you’re ready to fire. Be mindful of the trigger mechanism, and avoid accidental firing by keeping your finger away from it until you’re ready to shoot.
Know Your Target: Before firing, identify your target and ensure that it’s legal and safe to shoot. Avoid shooting at protected or endangered species.
Keep a Clear Line of Sight: Make sure you have a clear line of sight to your target before firing. Avoid shooting into areas with poor visibility or where there’s a risk of hitting obstacles.
Proper Loading: When loading the spear gun, follow the manufacturer’s instructions carefully. Make sure the spear or shaft is securely seated in the gun and that the mechanism is properly engaged.
Check for Malfunctions: Regularly inspect your spear gun for any signs of damage, wear, or malfunction. Replace any worn or damaged parts before using the gun.
Practice Responsible Freediving: If you’re freediving (diving without scuba tanks), always practice responsible diving techniques. Avoid diving alone, stay within your depth and time limits.