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This web site is dedicated to rimfire shooting,
an activity which is inherently dangerous. You should not depend on information
gleaned from this site for your personal safety. Your safety depends upon your
own judgment based on competent instruction, experience, and a realistic
assessment of your shooting and firearms handling ability.
There is no
substitute for professional instruction and certification. If you misinterpret a
concept expressed on this site, you may be killed or seriously injured as a
result of the misunderstanding. Therefore, the information provided on this site
may only be used to supplement competent personal instruction . Even after you
are proficient in firearms handling, occasional review or additional training is
a safe way to raise your awareness of safety standards. All information is
presented solely for educational and informational purposes and should not be
considered as instruction in any way.
There are no warranties, either
expressed or implied, that the instructions and information on this website are
accurate and reliable. There are no warranties as to fitness for a particular
purpose or that this site is merchantable. Your use of this site indicates your
assumption of the risk of death or serious injury as a result of handling
firearms and is an acknowledgement of your own sole responsibility for your
The following terms and conditions are in reference to
RimfireCentral.com web site and discussion board, here in referred to as
RimfireCentral. These terms and conditions apply to all sites, services, and
resources within RimfireCentral.com.
1. ACCEPTANCE OF
RimfireCentral provides its service to you, subject to the
following Terms of Service (referred to as 'TOS'), which may be updated by us
from time to time without notice.
2. DESCRIPTION OF
RimfireCentral provides users with access to information. Under
no circumstances shall RimfireCentral be liable to any user on account of that
user's use or misuse of the site or reliance on the site. Such limitation of
liability shall apply to prevent recovery of direct, indirect, incidental,
consequential, special, punitive and exemplary damages (even if RimfireCentral
has been advised of the possibility of such damages). Such limitation of
liability shall apply whether the damages arise from use or misuse of the site
or reliance on the site, from inability to use the site, or from the
interruption, suspension, or termination of the site or services offered on the
site (including such damages incurred by third parties).
shall also apply with respect to damages incurred by reason of other services or
goods received through or advertised on the site or received through any links
provided on the site. Such limitation shall apply, without limitation, to the
costs of procurement of substitute goods or services, lost profits, or lost
data. These limitations shall apply notwithstanding any failure of essential
purpose of any limited remedy. RimfireCentral makes no warranties as to the
accuracy of the information contained within the forums. RimfireCentral can not
screen or authenticate all articles, posts, listings or other
RimfireCentral will not sell any member
3. TERMS OF MEMBERSHIP & USAGE
a) MEMBERSHIP AT
RIMFIRECENTRAL IS A PRIVILEGE, NOT A RIGHT. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO DENY SERVICE
TO ANY PERSON AT ANY TIME WITHOUT CAUSE.
b) Membership will only be
available to persons who register and accurately provide all the required
information, provide a legitimate electronic mail address and obtain a unique
RimfireCentral member name and password. Membership is non-transferable. The use
of web-based email accounts may be denied due to abuse.
c) All membership
information must be accurate and belong to the person registering. Invalid,
incomplete, or falsified information can result in the immediate termination of
all membership privileges for that user and, possibly a permanent ban,
restricting the member from using any of RimfireCentral's services at any
a) Make no posts relative to illegal
modifications, illegal ammunition, explosives, or any other activity, which has
been found to be illegal or unnecessarily dangerous or harmful.
post, which is found to be discriminatory or of a threatening nature on the
basis of race, color, creed, national origin or sexual orientation shall be
considered inappropriate and therefore removed.
c) If you are posting on
behalf of an organization to which you belong we encourage you to seek the
consent/permission of the organization prior to posting. Otherwise, the post
will be considered solely the opinion of the poster. You can, however, within
your post, recognize any bonafied organization to which you belong.
The posting of individuals private information, such as name, address, phone
number, etc. without the permission of the person involved will not be
e) Feel free to disagree as long as the thread does not become
offensive and results in 'flames'. In the event that flames occur that specific
post or the entire thread could be deleted depending upon the content
therein.While this board is open to everyone, to keep it fair, peaceful and
educational, we must impose restrictions on what you can and cannot post. It is
the policy of RimfireCentral to not publicly embarrass a guest, company, or
website. Therefore, we will try to handle violations privately.
do not use these forums to attempt to settle differences with other users. In
the event that you have personal disagreements with other posters please use
alternative methods to communicate with them such as email.
g) There will
be no company, or other seller bashing type threads/posts allowed. If you have a
problem with a company then contact that company direct via whatever means you
feel necessary to resolve your problem. Posting about it in the forums will not
get your issue resolved any quicker and will be deleted once found.
Supporters of RimfireCentral.com, (Team RFC), must also abide by all rules and
policies set forth and can be warned/banned as well as regular users.
Advertising in any of the forums is not permitted unless you are a sponsor.
Sponsors may also post in the Sponsor's Announcement Forum. All others are to
use the Trading Post and abide by the rules specific to that forum.
graphic pictures of any kind, including hunting kills are to be posted in the
forums or in the galleries.
k) Any derogatory or inflammatory comments
directed towards the Moderators, Administrator or Website Technician/Support
will immediately be removed and the offender will be temporarily and possibly
permanently suspended. These people perform these tasks voluntarily, and they do
not deserve this abuse. If you have a problem with any of them, please contact
Admin. and your complaint will be reviewed.
l) No foul language.
Substituting asterisks or other signs does not disguise foul language. Your post
will be deleted if it contains foul language, even disguised. If you post a link
to a site where foul language, racial language, stereotyping or what RFC deems
inappropriate language, your post may be deleted and the poster
m) RimfireCentral is not responsible for the content of any
member's posts, and the views expressed on RimfireCentral are the responsibility
of the posting member and not RimfireCentral. RimfireCentral does not preview
member posts in any way before they appear on the site. Any link posted to a
third-party internet address does not imply an endorsement of that site or its
content by RimfireCentral. Under no circumstances will RimfireCentral, nor any
Administrator, Moderator, web site or business associated with any Administrator
or Moderator be liable in any way for any content, including, but not limited
to, any errors or omissions in any post content or PM (Private Message), or for
any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content
posted, transmitted or otherwise made available via the site. You are held
responsible for what you post and the repercussions of something you said or
wrote that may have been out of line or damaging to a person, company's
reputation, or any product or service.
n) The RimfireCentral forums are
for the discussion of rimfire calibers and related topics. While the
administrators and moderators of RimfireCentral will attempt to keep all
off-topic messages off this forum, it is impossible for us to review all
messages. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners
of RimfireCentral nor the moderators will be held responsible for the content of
o) It is the commitment of every user to adhere to the forum
If you choose to violate forum rules your post will be deleted, not
edited. You may repost if you keep within forum guidelines. WE ENCOURAGE MEMBERS
TO HELP US DEAL WITH RULES VIOLATIONS BY USING THE 'REPORT BAD POST' OPTION. If
you feel threatened by another user or have concerns about a conversation, we
ask that you work it out privately with the member, away from RimfireCentral so
as not to ruin the experience of other guests.
p) As a condition of
buying and selling items listed in the Trading Post, Buyer and Seller agree that
RimfireCentral is not brokering or otherwise participating in any purchase or
sale. RimfireCentral has no knowledge of the terms of sale, the condition of any
items offered for sale, the accuracy of any aspect of the sale or the use to
which any item shall be put. Buyer assumes all responsibility for proper use of
any item so purchased. Buyer acknowledges that improper use of some or all of
the items offered for sale on RimfireCentral may cause serious injury or death.
Buyer further acknowledges that the use of firearms carries with it a risk of
serious injury or death that may not be avoided, even if the items purchased on
RimfireCentral are used properly. Buyer shall seek qualified assistance and
instruction in the use of all items purchased.
q) Pornography of any
type is not allowed. No links to pornography allowed. If your site links to
pornography that is not allowed.
r) NO POLITICAL POSTING
post copyrighted material without obtaining proper permission from the author or
creator. It is the responsibility of the poster to obtain permission.
The owners, administrators, and moderators of RimfireCentral reserve both the
right to remove, move, close or allow to remain, any thread or post for any
reason, and the right to suspend or delete any user account for any reason we
feel is in violation of the TOS, both explicit and implied.
u) The use of
the private message system to send unsolicited sales pitches will be considered
spamming and will be a serious rules violation. If the offender does not cease
this activity, they will be permanently banned. We would appreciate the
cooperation of all our users in enforcing this rule.
v) The use of
multiple aliases to create posts that try to increase your credibility for any
purpose will also be considered a violation that will result in immediate and
MEMBERSHIP AT RIMFIRECENTRAL IS A
PRIVILEGE NOT A RIGHT. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO DENY SERVICE TO ANY PERSON AT ANY
TIME WITHOUT CAUSE.
4. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
the policy of RimfireCentral to respond expeditiously to claims of intellectual
property infringement. RimfireCentral will promptly process and investigate
notices of alleged infringement and will take appropriate actions under the
Digital Millennium Copyright Act ('DMCA'). Should a violation of intellectual
property be discovered, the document(s) or messages in such violation will be
removed in a timely manner after any and all investigating has been completed to
prove the authenticity of such a claim.
5. PUBLIC CONTENT AT RIMFIRE
Any and all content posted for inclusion in publicly accessible
areas RimfireCentral are the responsibility of the creator. RimfireCentral makes
no claims or warranties about such information or its authenticity. Upon posting
any content on RimfireCentral, you grant RimfireCentral the non-exclusive right
to use such content solely for the purpose of displaying such
6. LIMITATION OF RE-USE
You agree not to reproduce,
duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes or
noncommercial purposes any portion of the services or content contained within
RimfireCentral and its subsidiary sites. In order to use any content, graphical
art, photos or files owned by or published by RimfireCentral, direct, written
authorization must be obtained from RimfireCentral with no exceptions at any
time for any reason.
7. IP Addresses Are Recorded.
that with each post, your IP address is recorded, in the event that you need to
be banned from these forums or your ISP contacted. This will only happen in the
event of a major violation of this agreement.
8. Warning/Auto Ban
Our new forums now incorporate a warning/auto ban system to aid
our administrators and moderators when dealing with problematic users. Unless
blatant misuse of the forums is exhibited, problematic users of the forums will
be issued warning points. Once the warning points reach a certain level, the
system automatically bans that users account.
9. MODIFICATION WARNING
Any modification that may be posted in any of the forums
or in the Tips & Tricks section are for information and discussion purposes
only. The modifications may or may not be recommended to best give you the
results that you are looking for. They are modifications that private
individuals have experimented with and used on their own firearm.
Rimfirecentral.com or the individual contributor of the modification can not
make any claims as to the overall safety of their modification and do not accept
any liability for any damage or injury caused by someone attempting it's use on
their gun. Firearms are dangerous. Whenever in doubt, consult a gunsmith of your
choice before deciding on any modification.
RimfireCentral reserves the
right to change, modify or update this TOS agreement at any time without
notification. Membership in and the use of resources contained within
RimfireCentral.com constitutes full agreement and acknowledgement of the
restrictions, limitations and terms set forth in this agreement.