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Mistakes we have made.

This is a discussion on Mistakes we have made. within the Basic Gun Handling & Safety forums, part of the General Firearm Discussion category; I went to the local law enforcement equipment and uniform shop to get a holster for my new S&W 5903 9mm. I had the pistol ...

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    I went to the local law enforcement equipment and uniform shop to get a holster for my new S&W 5903 9mm. I had the pistol unloaded for sure in the plastic carry case. At the counter the assistant asked to see my pistol to match a holster. I took the pistol out and swept it right across her chest. She took in a very quick and panicked breath and swore. I knew immediately what I had done but being young and stupid I just brushed it off, said it wasn't loaded, and kept talking. She was visibly upset. I was embarrassed and shaking when I got out of there. Haven't made the same mistake since then - 15 years ago. It's a huge part of how I teach my boys now.
    "I wish I would have done the hard things when they were easier to do."

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    The legendary M16 and its very unstable FCG.

    Was sitting in a weapons rack. The very junior e-2 promised me it was unloaded.
    I did not take his word for it. I simply took it off the weapons rack to check his claim. Weapon fell right out of my hands. BOOM! a single round discharged. Punched through a 0.5" aluminum sheet and died in a tree somewhere in the woods or in the ground.

    Needless to say that little punk got some nice Pecs after that.
    "I believe that the right of the citizen to keep and bear arms must not be infringed if liberty in America is to survive." - Ronald Reagan

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    zdinnd....You actually managed to murder your TV?
    You really did that?

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    Family friend many years as LEO praticing drawing in front of the mirror put a round thru mirror,bedroom wall into bathroom and into oppisite wall.

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