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Einstein He Ain't...

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by seagoing, May 31, 2010.

  1. seagoing

    seagoing Seattle Member

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  2. Brandon44647

    Brandon44647 Portland Member

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    OK, That hurt REALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLY BAD just reading it ! :jawdrop:
     
  3. sprice37

    sprice37 Albany Oregon Active Member

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    Accidental discharge??
     
  4. coop44

    coop44 Tacoma ,WA Well-Known Member

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    he probably has 5 kids, just as smart as he is. So much for natural selection
     
  5. Chee-to

    Chee-to Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Talk about a numb-nuts............:eek:
     
  6. CEF1959

    CEF1959 Willamette Valley, Oregon New Member

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    Lynnwood police are continuing to investigate but "at this point it does look like it's accidental," Sessions said.

    That's good. I'd hate to think guys go to Lowes to shoot themselves in the testicles on purpose.
     
  7. ZachS

    ZachS Eugene/PDX Active Member

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    True, I prefer my local, independent hardware store unless I'm buying tools or major appliances.
     
  8. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    Darwinism in it's most literal application.
     
  9. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    Soooo.... accidental... in his waistband, no holster? Was he ghetto carrying it?
     
  10. soberups

    soberups Newberg Well-Known Member

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    That is one of the reasons I refuse to carry any weapon without a holster that covers the trigger guard.

    You can get good-quality pocket holsters or IWB clip holsters for less than $40 from Galco, High Noon, and DeSantis to name just a few. Plaxico Burress apparently couldnt be bothered to buy one, so he wound up blowing a divot out of his butt cheek and going to jail for a year when his gun "went off" in his pants. No thanks!

    One of my carry pieces is a KelTec p-11 that I bought used. Its a great gun for the money and I admire KelTec as a company but I think its irresponsible of them to market "belt clips" as a safe method of carry. Mine had the clip on it and the first thing I did when I got it home was to remove the damn thing and then get online and order a High Noon "hidden ally" tuckable IWB holster for it. Best $40 I ever spent...
     
  11. deen_ad

    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    P-11 (I had one and now have a P-40/.357 Sig) you know how strong the trigger is. Should be 11-12 lbs pull. There is no way to AD with that much force needed!

    Deen
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  12. drew

    drew OR Well-Known Member

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    $40 is a small investment to prevent castrating yourself or shooting yourself period. "Cheddar" Plax is still the butt of jokes. I know if I shot myself, people would be more than happy to remind me.
     
  13. Doubletap

    Doubletap Newberg Well-Known Member

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    Hmm.. I bet he won't have the balls to do that again...
     
  14. soberups

    soberups Newberg Well-Known Member

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    I can think of ways.

    I have a 55 lb Basset Hound that firmly believes he is a lap dog. If he were crawling on me or jumping up on me and one of his paws got inside the trigger guard thru my clothing.....

    I agree that the likelihood of an AD is about 100,000 to one but when we are talking about my nuts, those odds arent good enough.

    For me, a holster that covers the trigger guard is just a basic gun safety rule.
     
  15. DERGLOCKINMEISTER

    DERGLOCKINMEISTER SPRINGFIELD OREGON Member

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    You would have to be nuts to carry that way ! Do they call that castrate carry ? Goin to the lumber store , gonna have a ball ! Sorry