This is a discussion on Doomsday Preppers, Tim Ralston shoots his thumb! within the Defensive Carry & Tactical Training forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by rwponline Regardless of what really happened, it's a good reminder that first aid is one way to be 'prepared.' Awhile back I ...
Yes, the gun manfunctioned and went off by itself.
No, Poor weapons handling, He pulled the trigger and shot his thumb.
Quickclot powder has fallen out of favor in the military due to it's exothermic properties and emboli potential.
The folks who make Quickclot (the company) however, now make a product called 'Combat Gauze' which is the stuff DoD is buying and pushing out to IFAKs (some outfits using 'Celox')
Usually its bystanders who administer corporal punishment for bone headed weapon discipline. I missed this episode. Did the expert evaluation suggest he gets some weapons training before passing on bad habits to his kids?