Author Topic: RTFM: Man Loses Fingers When Gun Explodes Due To Using Wrong Powder  (Read 1110 times)

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The Indiana DNR Law District 7 posted a photo to their Facebook page that highlights the dangers of using the wrong kind of gunpowder in your firearm.

The DNR post was captioned:

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Corporal Eric Doane worked a firearm accident last night in Martin County that resulted in the shooter losing a couple fingers. This is what can happen when you shoot smokeless powder out of a muzzleloader designed for black powder.

The photo speaks for itself.

http://bearingarms.com/rtfm-man-loses-fingers-gun-explodes-due-using-wrong-powder/?utm_source=badaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl
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Re: RTFM: Man Loses Fingers When Gun Explodes Due To Using Wrong Powder
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2014, 07:48:00 PM »
Every generation gets dumber and weaker.
Sigh.

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Re: RTFM: Man Loses Fingers When Gun Explodes Due To Using Wrong Powder
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2014, 03:42:43 PM »
It helps to read the manual.

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Re: RTFM: Man Loses Fingers When Gun Explodes Due To Using Wrong Powder
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2014, 04:14:29 PM »
There is something strange about this, I just can't put my finger on it...
Time will tell.

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Re: RTFM: Man Loses Fingers When Gun Explodes Due To Using Wrong Powder
« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2014, 04:27:23 PM »
Groan! ::) ;D
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Re: RTFM: Man Loses Fingers When Gun Explodes Due To Using Wrong Powder
« Reply #5 on: December 12, 2014, 05:02:51 PM »
I think that he quickly fingered out that he had used the incorrect powder!

He thought that he had a whole hand on the stock, but four fingers became part of a splinter group?

I do feel bad for the person. No really, I do!
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