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#3189407 - 03/11/13 04:50 AM Is your gun loaded
Uncle Jesse
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I've seen a few turkey hunting shows lately where the hunter forgot to load his gun. I've always said, I'd rather not see any as to miss one, but I think a click would be the worst. Has anyone had this happen?
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#3189416 - 03/11/13 05:13 AM Re: Is your gun loaded [Re: Uncle Jesse]
Setterman
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It is the worst, I have only had it happen once, but it haunts me to this very day. I am still obsessive about sliding the bolt open when I sit down with a bird just to make sure.
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#3189451 - 03/11/13 06:46 AM Re: Is your gun loaded [Re: Setterman]
Phil1979
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Not yet. I make sure and load as soon as I'm set up.
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#3189467 - 03/11/13 07:13 AM Re: Is your gun loaded [Re: Phil1979]
muddyboots
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Not yet. I usually check twice as i leave the truck.
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#3189495 - 03/11/13 07:59 AM Re: Is your gun loaded [Re: muddyboots]
Lawrence
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Nope
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#3189505 - 03/11/13 08:15 AM Re: Is your gun loaded [Re: Lawrence]
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Loaded from the time I leave the truck until I either shoot a turkey or return to the truck empty handed.
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#3189526 - 03/11/13 08:32 AM Re: Is your gun loaded [Re: Grizzly Johnson]
skillet
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I hunted a bird all year long about 5years ago. I finally had him within 45 yards on the last day of the season and click! I make double sure now!!
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#3189550 - 03/11/13 09:09 AM Re: Is your gun loaded [Re: Grizzly Johnson]
Spurhunter
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 Originally Posted By: Grizzly Johnson
Loaded from the time I leave the truck until I either shoot a turkey or return to the truck empty handed.


X2!
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#3189554 - 03/11/13 09:14 AM Re: Is your gun loaded [Re: Grizzly Johnson]
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 Originally Posted By: Grizzly Johnson
Loaded from the time I leave the truck until I either shoot a turkey or return to the truck empty handed.


No other option from where I see it.
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#3189635 - 03/11/13 10:36 AM Re: Is your gun loaded [Re: RUGER]
REN
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never happened to me turkey hunting but has happened to me a FEW times deer hunting and i forgot to put one in the chamber.
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