The Most Dangerous Activity When Pistol Training

Discussion in 'Training' started by lklawson, Oct 29, 2015.

  1. lklawson

    lklawson Staff Member

    Negligent Discharges – the Most Dangerous Activity When Pistol Training
    Posted on October 20, 2015 by Ammoland

    By John Farnam

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    Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- There are dangers inherent with having guns around. There are also dangers inherent with not having guns around.

    None of us get a risk-free life, and, in the end, the bacteria win.

    Not in dispute!

    However, in studying gun-training/range accidents, there is little doubt that the most dangerous thing we do with pistols is reholster them!

    You can find examples of Negligent Discharges (NDs) associated with nearly any gun activity, from cleaning, to removing one from its case, but replacing a pistol into a holster, that is being worn at the time, is the one activity that tops the list!

    Read Full Story Here

    Peace favor your sword,
    Kirk
     
  2. moona11

    moona11 King of you Monkeys Lifetime Supporter

    I was eating Kirk. Thanks didn't need those nuggets anyway.
     

  3. ajole

    ajole Supporting Member

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    I would have guessed cleaning was number one...maybe it is, as they qualified their data to "at the range"...?
     
  4. lklawson

    lklawson Staff Member

    Yeah, I grok.

    I made an Interjection worthy of Schoolhouse Rock when the page opened for me.

    [ame]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_e24kdjdbtw[/ame]

    I remember thinking, "there shoulda been a 'Not Safe For Lunch' warning sign on this." ;)

    Peace favor your sword,
    Kirk
     
  5. SWAGA

    SWAGA No longer broke... Lifetime Supporter

    There is an inherent risk in training that is increased with any attempt to increase the level of realism.
    Or it's of the "hey y'all watch this" variety.
     
  6. Rerun

    Rerun Supporting Member

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    Ya forgot the exclamation point between "hey" and "ya'll"

    Watch kirk's video again.

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