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#5957149 - 10/01/15 11:05 PM Thumb I'd like to introduce you to my crossbow - warning graphic
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Registered: 07/18/13
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In the ten years I've owned crossbows I have never dry-fired so instead today I did something even more stupid. My thumb was above the rail in the travel path of the string. No problem with the bow (bolt hit the target 2 inches low) just not paying enough attention to where my thumb was. Doc thought I was nuts cause I snapped over 20 photos during the whole procedure while he was working on me. A little tricky using the android one handed.

Seven Stitches for now and an appointment with the plastic surgeon next week.











Edited by Hirogen (10/01/15 11:30 PM)
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#5957151 - 10/01/15 11:08 PM Re: Thumb I'd like to introduce you to my crossbow - warning graphic [Re: Hirogen]
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Wow hope you heal up quickly
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#5957152 - 10/01/15 11:08 PM Re: Thumb I'd like to introduce you to my crossbow - warning graphic [Re: Hirogen]
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Damit man!

Those stitches look terrible too

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#5957156 - 10/01/15 11:10 PM Re: Thumb I'd like to introduce you to my crossbow - warning graphic [Re: Hirogen]
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Yep GRAPHIC!!! sick Just had to look though. What were you shooting at Hirogen?

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#5957157 - 10/01/15 11:13 PM Re: Thumb I'd like to introduce you to my crossbow - warning graphic [Re: Hirogen]
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Target shooting off my deck.
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#5957160 - 10/01/15 11:20 PM Re: Thumb I'd like to introduce you to my crossbow - warning graphic [Re: Hirogen]
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What the heck. Did the bolt do that or like you said, dry fired? String? Bow come apart? What? Sorry to hear and see this, prayers for a full recovery. Great pics though!
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#5957161 - 10/01/15 11:23 PM Re: Thumb I'd like to introduce you to my crossbow - warning graphic [Re: Mr. Clean]
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Originally Posted By: Mr. Clean
What the heck. Did the bolt do that or like you said, dry fired? String? Bow come apart? What? Sorry to hear and see this, prayers for a full recovery. Great pics though!


Thumb was above the rail in the travel path of the string. No problem with the bow (bolt hit the target 2 inches low) just not paying enough attention to where my thumb was. Doc thought I was nuts cause I snapped over 20 photos during the whole procedure while he was working on me. A little tricky using the android one handed.


Edited by Hirogen (10/01/15 11:25 PM)
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#5957162 - 10/01/15 11:26 PM Re: Thumb I'd like to introduce you to my crossbow - warning graphic [Re: Hirogen]
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Ouchy. Hope it heals up quick. Will you still be able to hunt this weekend?
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#5957168 - 10/01/15 11:28 PM Re: Thumb I'd like to introduce you to my crossbow - warning graphic [Re: dkershen]
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Originally Posted By: dkershen
Ouchy. Hope it heals up quick. Will you still be able to hunt this weekend?


Gonna give it a shot. CF rifles and shotguns are out as I can't grip the fore stock.
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#5957208 - 10/02/15 02:33 AM Re: Thumb I'd like to introduce you to my crossbow - warning graphic [Re: Hirogen]
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Heal up quickly, sir.

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#5957210 - 10/02/15 02:54 AM Re: Thumb I'd like to introduce you to my crossbow - warning graphic [Re: Hirogen]
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Originally Posted By: Hirogen
Originally Posted By: dkershen
Ouchy. Hope it heals up quick. Will you still be able to hunt this weekend?


Gonna give it a shot. CF rifles and shotguns are out as I can't grip the fore stock.


Ouch. Don't you have to grip the front of a xbow?
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#5957225 - 10/02/15 05:57 AM Re: Thumb I'd like to introduce you to my crossbow - warning graphic [Re: Hirogen]
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WOW!!!!! You lucky you still have a thumb!!! shocked

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#5957228 - 10/02/15 05:58 AM Re: Thumb I'd like to introduce you to my crossbow - warning graphic [Re: Hirogen]
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OUCH!!!
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#5957250 - 10/02/15 06:29 AM Re: Thumb I'd like to introduce you to my crossbow - warning graphic [Re: Hirogen]
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Ouch, heal quickly up
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#5957266 - 10/02/15 06:50 AM Re: Thumb I'd like to introduce you to my crossbow - warning graphic [Re: Hirogen]
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Heal quickly my friend.

One things for sure... I bet you won't do that again hammer
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