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(Click Orlando)   Couple goes shooting together at gun range. Woman tries to remove shell that went down her blouse and shoots fiance in leg. Ah, true love   (clickorlando.com) divider line 83
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2013-01-28 09:12:53 AM
I love the pic of the Glock at the top of the page.


/Waits...
 
2013-01-28 09:19:01 AM
This wouldn't have happened with sensible magazine size limits in place.
 
2013-01-28 09:26:27 AM
I'm going to need to see a pic of the woman with and without her blouse in order to make a determination.
 
2013-01-28 09:26:56 AM
Without looking, was she blonde?
 
2013-01-28 09:29:19 AM

syrynxx: This wouldn't have happened with sensible magazine size limits in place.


Or sensible clothing.

I'd have flinched if I got a hot shell stuck between my fun bags too...
 
2013-01-28 09:30:12 AM
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2013-01-28 09:30:51 AM

UberDave: I love the pic of the Glock at the top of the page.


/Waits...


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/Pretty sure it is an AK47
 
2013-01-28 09:32:24 AM
This is actually surprisingly common. I have seen accidental gun discharges due to hot brass bouncing off the lane divider and landing on the shooter - burning them - and causing them to fire their weapon in a non-controlled and not necessarily down-range direction. No one ever got hit, although I could totally see it happening.
 
2013-01-28 09:32:37 AM
"Accidentally" and "Went off"? Nice.
 
2013-01-28 09:34:38 AM

madgonad: This is actually surprisingly common. I have seen accidental gun discharges due to hot brass bouncing off the lane divider and landing on the shooter - burning them - and causing them to fire their weapon in a non-controlled and not necessarily down-range direction. No one ever got hit, although I could totally see it happening.


I've had a shell casing go down my shirt once. I didn't shoot any one, but it hurt like hell.
 
2013-01-28 09:36:12 AM
Isn't there some anime that that involves giant-boobed women who reload their guns by magically ejecting bullets from their cleavage? I swear I'm not making it up!
 
2013-01-28 09:37:00 AM

Yogimus: "Accidentally" and "Went off"? Nice.


I laughed at that too.
 
2013-01-28 09:38:19 AM

syrynxx: This wouldn't have happened with sensible magazine size limits in place.


Or, if she had put down the gun and THEN went fishing for brass.

/ this is also why you teach your girlfriend/wife about muzzle control
 
2013-01-28 09:39:51 AM

iheartscotch: Or, if she had put down the gun and THEN went fishing for brass.


Or, as I suggested a few moments ago, an open-top blouse probably isn't sensible shooting attire.
 
2013-01-28 09:41:09 AM
Hoplophobes are right about my obsession with guns...while I have it in my hand. If something happens that doesn't involve the gun and shooting at a target, my finger leaves the trigger guard and the gun is probably laid down on the table in front of me, even if it's an "emergency" like a hot case going down my shirt.

I've taught people to shoot and 3/4 times, that first time at the range they will go to talk to someone behind them and turn the gun in their hands and point it at them at the same time. Fortunately I've learned to anticipate this and stop 'em before their arms follow their eyes. ^_^
 
2013-01-28 09:41:47 AM
Reminds me of a time when we took a female coworker to the pistol range with us. We explicitly told her that sneakers, jeans and a long sleeved shirt was recommended. She shows up in sandals and sure enough an ejected .45 ACP casing hit her foot. At least she put weapon down safely before she started to hop around from the contact burn.
 
2013-01-28 09:42:27 AM
Gun owners are stupid. Wanting a gun should disqualify a person from owning a gun.
 
2013-01-28 09:43:49 AM
the dude has the best get out jail free card with her now

Her: "honey did you sleep with my sister?"
Him: "Hey, remember that time you shot me in the leg"
 
2013-01-28 09:44:02 AM

Muta: Gun owners are stupid. Wanting a gun should disqualify a person from owning a gun.


Talk to Major Major about that. I'm sure there's a policy update form for that.
 
2013-01-28 09:45:30 AM
I'm so glad I live in the desert where I can go shoot out in the middle of nowhere and don't have to deal with gun range riff-raff.
 
2013-01-28 09:51:58 AM
Preemptive punishment? He may do something stupid in the future
 
2013-01-28 09:56:07 AM
I guess that's one way to teach trigger discipline.

/burned breast teaches best
 
2013-01-28 09:57:38 AM
I've never had a shell or casing eject into my clothing, but I did have a blue-hot metal chip land in my shoe while machining some uni-strut. The burning sensation from that was plenty to make me forget that I was about to fish around in my shoe for something that was literally razor-sharp. I can see how someone would lose their sense of place in such a situation HOWEVER people have just got to learn to remove their fingers from the trigger guard in general.

It is just like that guy last week that shot his old lady at a diner while fishing around in his pocket where he kept his gun and other sundries. Why was his finger in the trigger guard? Wait, he was profoundly more dumb, but still.
 
2013-01-28 09:58:36 AM

Muta: Gun owners are stupid. Wanting a gun should disqualify a person from owning a gun.


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2013-01-28 09:59:15 AM

REO-Weedwagon: I'm so glad I live in the desert where I can go shoot out in the middle of nowhere and don't have to deal with gun range riff-raff.


I'm so glad I live in the desert where I can go for nice long walks in nature without having to wear blaze orange and worry about getting shot.
 
2013-01-28 09:59:36 AM
I once suffered a very minor injury from a bullet ricochet while target shooting. Strangely, I managed not to negligently discharge my firearm in any direction upon receiving the injury.
 
2013-01-28 10:02:25 AM

Danger Mouse: I've had a shell casing go down my shirt once. I didn't shoot any one, but it hurt like hell.


My HK tends to eject straight up and to the side just a bit. It takes a little getting used to.

I took a GF to the range a few years ago, her reaction to the brass coming back at her was to drop the gun on the table in front of her. Fortunately she was not that tall so the gun did not go far. The casing ended up betwixt her boobs, she was not pleased.
 
2013-01-28 10:04:26 AM
 
2013-01-28 10:05:53 AM
...from my cold... dead... hands...
 
2013-01-28 10:05:57 AM
I fired a 9mm once that every third or forth shot, the shell casing would fly back and nail me in the forehead. And it was a brand new gun. Oddest thing.
 
2013-01-28 10:06:50 AM
Hmm ... a good friend of mine lives in that area, is engaged, and often goes to the range with his fiancee. From what I recall of her, she's dumb enough to wear a low-cut shirt to a range (she's a "Teehee, gun, I can make it go boom!" kinda chick). I wonder if I should check in on him ...

stevarooni: Hoplophobes are right about my obsession with guns...while I have it in my hand. If something happens that doesn't involve the gun and shooting at a target, my finger leaves the trigger guard and the gun is probably laid down on the table in front of me, even if it's an "emergency" like a hot case going down my shirt.

I've taught people to shoot and 3/4 times, that first time at the range they will go to talk to someone behind them and turn the gun in their hands and point it at them at the same time. Fortunately I've learned to anticipate this and stop 'em before their arms follow their eyes. ^_^


One of the first things my dad taught me about shooting - only point it at someone/something if you fully intend upon firing the weapon. Otherwise, it should be holstered or, in the case of a range, placed on the table/shelf.
 
2013-01-28 10:07:20 AM

factoryconnection: I've never had a shell or casing eject into my clothing,...



I was at the range once, in the military, and we were shooting AR15.  They gave us the really old brass deflectors.  The guy next to me didn't snap his down all the way and it popped off.  I had a cartridge land on the back of my neck.  Ow.

/Prone position
//Hand my sleeves rolled that day and most kept landing around my elbow and burning me there.
 
2013-01-28 10:13:25 AM

Mega Steve: Isn't there some anime that that involves giant-boobed women who reload their guns by magically ejecting bullets from their cleavage? I swear I'm not making it up!


Grenadier

dammit- the .gif is 6kb too big to post. Anyway, it's here.

Another here.

/Anime- is there anything it can't do?
 
2013-01-28 10:14:55 AM

aevorea: One of the first things my dad taught me about shooting - only point it at someone/something if you fully intend upon firing the weapon. Otherwise, it should be holstered or, in the case of a range, placed on the table/shelf.


Sure, but the "hot case" situation is usually going to happen while you're holding the gun. It does take some training or exceptionally clear thought to have the frame of mind that thinks first about making the gun safe before worrying about the hot metal singing its way through one's epidermis.
 
2013-01-28 10:15:25 AM

Muta: Gun owners are stupid. Wanting a gun should disqualify a person from owning a gun.


0/10. That shows no effort at all. You can do better.
 
2013-01-28 10:20:58 AM
I'm not so sure it's a troll rather than sarcasm, Oliver. I laughed at it, anyway.
 
2013-01-28 10:21:00 AM
You know where stuff like this never happens, ladies? That's right, in the kitchen.

If she had been making him a sammich instead of trying to be his equal at the range, this guy wouldn't be in the hospital.
 
2013-01-28 10:28:49 AM

Mega Steve: Isn't there some anime that that involves giant-boobed women who reload their guns by magically ejecting bullets from their cleavage? I swear I'm not making it up!


Well, there is now!
 
2013-01-28 10:30:29 AM
Well it should have been a better shot and got him in the head.
 
2013-01-28 10:33:24 AM
Hot shell casings suck. When I was still enlisted (Thank God that's over), we were at the range wearing flak jacket and somehow I got stuck next to the M249. Well, about 30 rounds in, my neck starts sizzling - turns out that bastard belt feed was dumping liquid magma right into the collar of my flak jacket. Surprisingly, I still didn't shoot anyone, though I had to explain some very strange looking burns on my neck for some time...
 
2013-01-28 10:34:17 AM

Farce-Side: You know where stuff like this never happens, ladies? That's right, in the kitchen.

If she had been making him a sammich instead of trying to be his equal at the range, this guy wouldn't be in the hospital.


Heh,  Growing up, we had a neighbor woman who got a Fry-Daddy for Christmas one year.  About once a month after receiving that thing, paramedics and fire trucks were showing up at her house.
 
2013-01-28 10:35:26 AM

UberDave: I had a cartridge land on the back of my neck. Ow.


Damn, that would be tough to get out if it made it into your shirt, like when snow or ice makes it down there during snowball fights. Except, you know, all burny and whatnot.
 
2013-01-28 10:40:21 AM
Maybe the guy should have told his girl not to wear a low cut top to the range. Oh wait, this is Florida. That would make too much sense.
 
2013-01-28 10:44:10 AM

Vodka Zombie: Heh,  Growing up, we had a neighbor woman who got a Fry-Daddy for Christmas one year.  About once a month after receiving that thing, paramedics and fire trucks were showing up at her house.


But nobody got shot right? RIGHT!?!?!

Sounds like a too much oil/not enough common sense problem there. Fry Daddys are pretty good at their jorb, until you put them in the hands of an idiot, which sounds like what happened.
 
2013-01-28 10:50:05 AM
This is why I stick with revolvers.  Plus, they look cooler.
 
2013-01-28 10:53:03 AM
Revolvers have a place in firearms, even still. Reliable, simple operation, and with some very powerful calibers (plus having a .357 Mag that can shoot .38 Special adds versatility).

I'm lovin' my Rhino!
 
2013-01-28 10:56:21 AM

syrynxx: This wouldn't have happened with sensible magazine size limits in place.


If only there was some reasonable law that could help keep guns outta the hands of idiots.
 
2013-01-28 10:57:35 AM
We're all missing something important here...

The sheriff's office report said a casing flew from the woman's gun and landed inside her blouse, causing her to flinch. She bent over to get the casing out of her blouse when the gun accidentally fired.

If you have to bend over to get at your cleavage, then either you're 70 years old, or you should be working the afternoon shift @ Pleasures instead of at the shooting range.

\IJS
 
2013-01-28 10:58:24 AM

Apok451: I fired a 9mm once that every third or forth shot, the shell casing would fly back and nail me in the forehead. And it was a brand new gun. Oddest thing.


I have a Rossi Ranch Hand that ejects straight up and back. Not an issue for most lever action guns, but when you're talking about something that you fire from your hip that flight path tends to intersect with your head as often as not.

/Not one of my better purchases, but still fun as hell.
 
2013-01-28 11:19:55 AM

stevarooni: Revolvers have a place in firearms, even still. Reliable, simple operation, and with some very powerful calibers (plus having a .357 Mag that can shoot .38 Special adds versatility).

I'm lovin' my Rhino!


Plus you don't have to wear gloves when you load them before the big hit.
 
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