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Old 10-26-2011, 08:27 PM   #1
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Old 10-26-2011, 10:40 PM   #2
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they live at "Coot Court" heh

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Wow, they are lucky they weren't at home.

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I agree texas, it could have been a lot worse for them.

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Where does it say it was a 30-06?

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Where does it say it was a 30-06?
It doesn't say it in the article but the News Talk station that I was listening to had an interview with the man and that's where the 30-06 came from.
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That morning at about 5:45 a.m., Art Wright was getting familiar with a new rifle when he accidentally fired it into the floor of the home, possibly rupturing a gas line.
"Boom! Cool, it works. Time to hit the woods." WTF?
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"Boom! Cool, it works. Time to hit the woods." WTF?
Yeah I don't get #1 why you would be getting use to a new rifle while its loaded and #2 with said rifle being loaded why in the hell did you pull the trigger!
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What a dumb ass.

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I follow some common sense rules at home.

1) If it's not the 1 gun being used for HD/SD, it stays unloaded.

2) Always double check to be sure it's unloaded,

every time you pick it up.

3) Wait until arrival at hunting-shooting-range destination to load

any firearm.

The really screwy thing here is 30.06 isn't even close to a HD

caliber...

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