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#3505239 - 12/17/13 07:48 PM Re: hunting accident please pray [Re: catman529]
volunteer1
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Hope he'll be alright. Similar fate happened to me 4 years ago with my browning a-bolt 270. Strap came unscrewed from gun while climbing ladder stand. Gun fell to the ground and fired. This scared the hell out of me. Back stock broke in half and I was upset and fortunate to say the least. An old timer on straw plains fixed the rifle for at a reasonable price.
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#3505269 - 12/17/13 08:02 PM Re: hunting accident please pray [Re: catman529]
eightpointer
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Sent.
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#3505335 - 12/17/13 08:40 PM Re: hunting accident please pray [Re: catman529]
Bone Collector
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#3505339 - 12/17/13 08:45 PM Re: hunting accident please pray [Re: catman529]
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Prayer sent
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#3505356 - 12/17/13 08:59 PM Re: hunting accident please pray [Re: wsm]
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Sent, scary stuff.
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#3505363 - 12/17/13 09:05 PM Re: hunting accident please pray [Re: Jarred525]
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Prayers sent

I personally don't load my gun till I'm sitting and hunting. I had a guy on our lease slip and fall and the gun went off. No injury thank The Lord.

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#3505366 - 12/17/13 09:07 PM Re: hunting accident please pray [Re: volunteer1]
scn
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 Originally Posted By: volunteer1
Hope he'll be alright. Similar fate happened to me 4 years ago with my browning a-bolt 270. Strap came unscrewed from gun while climbing ladder stand. Gun fell to the ground and fired. This scared the hell out of me. Back stock broke in half and I was upset and fortunate to say the least. An old timer on straw plains fixed the rifle for at a reasonable price.


Curious on why you would even think about climbing into a stand with a loaded gun? You must have missed that part of the HS class.
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#3505367 - 12/17/13 09:08 PM Re: hunting accident please pray [Re: scn]
scn
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Prayers sent for your friend. Hope he is OK.
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#3505375 - 12/17/13 09:13 PM Re: hunting accident please pray [Re: scn]
r'ville a-bolt
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hope your friend recovers quick prayers sent
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#3505382 - 12/17/13 09:20 PM Re: hunting accident please pray [Re: scn]
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 Originally Posted By: scn
 Originally Posted By: volunteer1
Hope he'll be alright. Similar fate happened to me 4 years ago with my browning a-bolt 270. Strap came unscrewed from gun while climbing ladder stand. Gun fell to the ground and fired. This scared the hell out of me. Back stock broke in half and I was upset and fortunate to say the least. An old timer on straw plains fixed the rifle for at a reasonable price.


Curious on why you would even think about climbing into a stand with a loaded gun? You must have missed that part of the HS class.


people and loaded guns still amaze me after 50 years
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