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Originally posted by WatchRider
Originally posted by Biigs
reply to post by leawyoming
reply to post by Glassbender777
He said it "misfired" i call bull on that, modern weapons in the hands of a trained pro (like this guy for the most part seemed to be) would NEVER have a loaded weapon pointed at anything they did intend to kill and CERTINLY not their own body parts! Thats a fact.
This guy obviously got excited and let slip his gun control, simply too embarressed to admit in front of his kids.
edit on 16-2-2012 by Biigs because: (no reason given)
Yep I hear that too man.
I was figuring on giving him the benefit of the doubt as a slam-fire with a hand screw up but the likelihood is the guy's trigger finger is ultimately responsible...
Originally posted by Asktheanimals
reply to post by Biigs
This was operator error - not a weapons malfunction.
The only thing malfunctioning is his brain.
No part of his or anyone else's body should have been if front of that weapon.
My guess is his gun jammed and he tried to clear the round.
Apparently, he nearly shot his son instead.
After watching the whole series I would have to say they picked some of the people (Ralston included) for the purposes of entertainment (mockery).
I was wondering why nobody from ATS got called by National Geo.
Originally posted by Shadowalker
Mr midget digit blew it...off.
I don't know. Have been handling firearms safely for 40 years now. Never once had an accidental discharge or burst chamber or barrel. Though i knew a kid that did some dirt digging with his dads 870 and split the last 3 inches of barrel lol. He still got to hunt the next year with orange surveyors tape tied to the muzzle. I did have a cedar arrow shaft snap and almost skewer my hand back when wood was hip. I only use aluminum for that reason.
This is the very reason why I tell new folks to get training first. The statement he made about going out in the desert so he could shoot the way he wanted too told me the range master jumped him and did a little shouting in his ear a time or two. Our new range has cameras on every stall and red lights above them. They have people watching everything going on and they will flip the light on and come out if there is a rules violation. I really like that.