Now that more and more ranges are requiring chamber flags for firearms, I thought I would share my solution - and it cost me nothing (My favorite price!!!)
I've heard of all kinds of homemade options for
chamber flags - zip ties, etc, but once I started thinking about it, my
solution was staring right at me from the comfort of my recycle bin.
happen to use a brand of liquid laundry detergent that happens to come
in a bright yellow #2 jug. The jug also happens to have some handy right
angles, that if cut to the proper width, work very nicely.
you need is a clean, empty jug (and probably any bright color would
work, it's just that I already had bright yellow), a sharp pair of
shears or snips, and some imagination. I found it worked well to leave the flag end rather broad, and then taper/angle the chamber end. If it's too fat, you can just snip it down. And if you totally screw up the first couple (like I did), you've still got a whole jug's worth of plastic left to play with. You could probably make enough to supply your whole shooting team from one jug.
Martha Stewart I ain't, but sometimes I get hit between the eyes with a good idea.
There ya go! Go Crazy!!