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#4841155 - 12/15/13 09:53 PM Re: Frisco Gun Club shooting? [Re: sprinkler specialist]
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Registered: 12/14/12
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how do you not know there is a round in the general area you are working in? i was sittin here yellin at the wife like she did it..lol poor gurl..asking her how do you clean a loaded fire arm? she says she doesnt know, why the h ..e double elle am i yellin at her lol
some1 plz...how do you clean a gun with a round in the chamber? this is the area most cleaned on a fire arm?
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#4841187 - 12/15/13 10:02 PM Re: Frisco Gun Club shooting? [Re: sprinkler specialist]
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cant fix stupid
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#4841351 - 12/15/13 11:29 PM Re: Frisco Gun Club shooting? [Re: jensent]
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Brand new operation, oopsies happen and most arent as crirical as this. Most mistakes are able to be reviewed and make the necessary corrections in procedures without no one ever knowing. I guarantee it will be long,long time before something like this happens again; assuming management/employees are competent If it were my business I would close the doors for a few days or whatever is necessary and retrain the employees. Worst case scenario is this is an example of someone opening a business who knows very little about firearms.

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#4841506 - 12/16/13 06:43 AM Re: Frisco Gun Club shooting? [Re: Txkiller]
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Originally Posted By: Txkiller
Always check the firearm.

Always!


why, it was unloaded grin
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#4841511 - 12/16/13 06:49 AM Re: Frisco Gun Club shooting? [Re: NRHplumber]
Sparky45 Offline
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Originally Posted By: NRHplumber
Many people rack the slid then eject the magazine because they are not familiar with weapons handling. Unfortunately many people who get jobs at fire arm stores or shooting ranges have no practical experience in handling the huge number of different types they come in to contact with daily. In this case it sounds like the owner of the pistol gave a loaded weapon to the employee to clean and the employee failed to clear the weapon. With the huge increase in fire arms ownership over the last 6 years we have a lot of potential ND's out there waiting to happen.


yes. just because they work at a business and part of their job involved them handling firearms, does not mean that they know what they are doing. Case in point, I was looking at a very nice Smith revolver at a local pawn shop.
When the employee took the gun out of the case, he did open and check the cylinder, then he spun it and did the one hand cowboy and slammed the cylinder shut.
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#4841513 - 12/16/13 06:50 AM Re: Frisco Gun Club shooting? [Re: Sparky45]
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Funny thing about ND's they are always unloaded and no one ever pulled the trigger. It's crazy how a gun can just lay there load itself,
And go off whenever it feels like it.

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#4842238 - 12/16/13 11:11 AM Re: Frisco Gun Club shooting? [Re: NRHplumber]
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I had one time that I found a gun was loaded that I thought was unloaded. Fortunately in clearing it properly I found my error and there was no harm done. Hand me an unloaded gun I'm going to clear it and be sure.

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#4842251 - 12/16/13 11:12 AM Re: Frisco Gun Club shooting? [Re: jensent]
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Originally Posted By: jensent
cant fix stupid


Nature seems to have a fix for it, but mankind fights it.
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#4842264 - 12/16/13 11:16 AM Re: Frisco Gun Club shooting? [Re: Octopiston]
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#4842317 - 12/16/13 11:33 AM Re: Frisco Gun Club shooting? [Re: jensent]
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Registered: 01/19/11
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Originally Posted By: jensent
cant fix stupid
This
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#4842361 - 12/16/13 11:45 AM Re: Frisco Gun Club shooting? [Re: Erathkid]
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#4842458 - 12/16/13 12:23 PM Re: Frisco Gun Club shooting? [Re: First_Chance]
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I am afraid that "negligent discharge" is far to compassionate a phrase for the incidents occurring (while still better than "accidental shooting").

I think maybe one of the following might be more appropriate...

ID - idiotic discharge
MD - moronic discharge
AD - asinine discharge
WD - witless discharge

Feel free to add your own...

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#4842607 - 12/16/13 01:06 PM Re: Frisco Gun Club shooting? [Re: 007hunter]
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was shooting a pump 30-06 one time...during a rapid fire session, a round got lodged up inside the trigger assembly. the gun jammed and would not fire or allow the slide to operate. we kept it pointed in a safe direction..the floor of the truck..
when we got back to the "cabin", we put it barrel down, pointing at the floor, on a table to look down inside...that's when we 1st noticed the round jammed in an unbelievable spot down in the trigger mechs...when we free'd the round BOOM...THE PLASTIC TABLE BLEW UP LIKE A BALLOON!!!!! the round went through the floor..small as a pen tip.
point being, stuff happens, and a 20 year vet should know to be pointing it in a safe direction.(this means you should not get even yer hand grazed when it goes off, and if your not counting on it to go off...well thats not being safe.
SAFETY IS NO ACCIDENT
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