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Resting the muzzle on your shoe....

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Brian in Oregon, Jun 2, 2009.

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  1. Brian in Oregon

    Brian in Oregon Well-Known Member

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    There's a set of photos making the rounds of a guy who blew a hole in his shoe and took half of his big toe off. From the damage to the shoe, his toe, and the type of range (looks like sporting clays) this might have been a 410 muzzle being rested on his shoe. On top of that, the guy didn't bother to get medical treatment, even though the bone is exposed. What a class act.<br>
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    Anyway, anyone seeing these pics would probably think twice about resting a muzzle on his shoe.
     
  2. Lead Man

    Lead Man TS Member

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    I have a full set of pics. It was a sporting clays shoot and the guy was standing on a typical wooden platform otherwise the foot would have seen a lot more damage.

    Ron white says " You just can't fix stupid ".
     
  3. Border Bandit

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    There's a set of photos making the internet rounds, from a source that claims it was a dope with a .45 auto. From looking at the other photos, one might conclude that it obviously did NOT happen on a concrete pad typically found on a trap field, otherwise the bottom of said dope's foot would have sustained far more damage from the stuff blowing back up.

    My un-single's open at the breach, resting on one of those neat toe protector thingey's, and will continue to be.
     
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    Not to be ghoulish, but I would love a copy of those photos if someone is willing to share them with me.

    I teach a class on firearms to forensics science graduate students and to keep it from becoming too boring I intersperse photos of firearms "accidents" (some accidental, some intentional). The students are destined to be the "CSI" people you see on TV so they need to be accustomed to 'nasty' crime scenes/photos.

    Having witnessed this phenomenon once upon a time at a sporting clays event I have mentioned the 'lazy' trap/sporting clays shooter but have never had a photo to show the students.

    THANKS

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  5. j2jake

    j2jake Well-Known Member

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    Sent you a copy, let me know if you get it. Jake
     
  6. harpo_old

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    Been using a toe fob for 40 yrs still have all my toes all 11 of them...
     
  7. DB3006

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    How does a gun with an open action go off in the first place?
    Your gun should be open and unloaded until it is your turn to shoot..correct?

    DB3006
     
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    http://www.trapshooters.com/noframes/cfpages/sthread.cfm?threadid=188235&Messages=37
     
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