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#3259033 - 05/31/13 10:59 PM bad day shooting
mr.big
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it seems SK+ 40 gr at 1054 is enough to take out the fiber optic tv,phone,internet line at 180 yards,,,the target was about 275 and the line wasnt even in the scope,,live and learn I guess,,they said they would put it on my bill,
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#3259070 - 06/01/13 05:07 AM Re: bad day shooting [Re: mr.big]
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Ouch that might hurt a bit.
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#3259080 - 06/01/13 06:26 AM Re: bad day shooting [Re: Bow Hunter]
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I can understand how it could happen, but what are the odds??
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#3259363 - 06/01/13 05:15 PM Re: bad day shooting [Re: KPH]
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OUCH! I've been in telecom all my adult life. You may go into cardiac arrest when the bill comes. Depends on whether that have an asshhole repair manager/supervisor.
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#3259441 - 06/01/13 06:40 PM Re: bad day shooting [Re: W C]
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Lol- reminds me of the time I cut the cable to my neighbor's house in the midst of a NBA playoff game he was watching.. Wife and I were planting a shrub in our yard- subdivisions suck.
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#3259531 - 06/01/13 09:02 PM Re: bad day shooting [Re: Plateau Hunter]
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love it eric


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#3259547 - 06/01/13 09:23 PM Re: bad day shooting [Re: Deer Assassin]
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Fiber optic cables are expensive...
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#3259588 - 06/01/13 11:05 PM Re: bad day shooting [Re: Kimberman]
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Never shot one in 2 but I have ripped a few lines down with the firetruck and ambulance over the years.
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#3259680 - 06/02/13 08:24 AM Re: bad day shooting [Re: SilverFox]
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that is only 3 times in 10 years since we lived here,,other two were just regular phone line,,
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#3259705 - 06/02/13 09:02 AM Re: bad day shooting [Re: mr.big]
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 Originally Posted By: mr.big
that is only 3 times in 10 years since we lived here,,other two were just regular phone line,,


Hadn't learnt yet
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#3259815 - 06/02/13 11:52 AM Re: bad day shooting [Re: mr.big]
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Sounds like some bad shooting to me,4 million rounds & only 3 hits \:D , hate to see the bill if they do charge you ,
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#3259845 - 06/02/13 01:08 PM Re: bad day shooting [Re: mike243]
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 Originally Posted By: mike243
Sounds like some bad shooting to me,4 million rounds & only 3 hits \:D , hate to see the bill if they do charge you ,

Do you think he needs to practice more.


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#3259893 - 06/02/13 02:36 PM Re: bad day shooting [Re: KPH]
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Maybe request them to bury the line this time?
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#3259933 - 06/02/13 04:48 PM Re: bad day shooting [Re: vonb]
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 Originally Posted By: vonb
Maybe request them to bury the line this time?

I'm afraid they are going to bury it, in the bilfold
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#3260206 - 06/02/13 10:00 PM Re: bad day shooting [Re: mike243]
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some dove hunters shot a fiber optic line here a few years ago.. it didnt get cut in half but somehow the shot broke the like.. I think it was way up in the thousands to get it fixed...

Edited by pressfit (06/02/13 10:01 PM)
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#3260435 - 06/03/13 10:05 AM Re: bad day shooting [Re: pressfit]
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When a fiber circuit goes down due to damage by 'others', the responsible party can be charged for lost revenue. Lets say that a circuit carried signal that ultimately converted to carry 1000 long distance calls or other data. That traffic has a known value per minute/hour, etc. You can be billed for the actual repair cost AND the lost revenue during the out of service period. Good luck.
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#3260612 - 06/03/13 02:28 PM Re: bad day shooting [Re: KPH]
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#3260744 - 06/03/13 06:07 PM Re: bad day shooting [Re: landman]
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I hope being the last house on the line will help out on that,
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#3260787 - 06/03/13 06:44 PM Re: bad day shooting [Re: mr.big]
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Shoulda called them and said it went out without admitting any guilt lol.
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#3261660 - 06/04/13 08:55 PM Re: bad day shooting [Re: Jcalder]
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If its just a fiber drop that feeds your home or a neighbor, it's not a big deal. If its a main fiber cable that feeds a lot of folks or a lot of circuits that feed a lot of things, things will get pricey if they push the issue. If the line is flat and about an inch wide, it's just a fiber drop. If its round and about the diameter of your pinky or bigger, it's a fiber cable.
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