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Re: Tragedy Averted (everyone please read)
« Reply #25 on: April 13, 2009, 05:36:37 AM »
Man Phool, I'm so glad you checked it out before your daughter fired it. What kind kind of creep would have knowingly sold something like that to someone. Hopefully the guy you bought it from will not be dealing with jerk again.

Surely there must have been some divine intervention from the big guy

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Re: Tragedy Averted (everyone please read)
« Reply #26 on: April 13, 2009, 06:40:14 AM »
Glad that it all worked out and thank you for sharing the story.  I thought that you couldn't use paypal for guns, I could be mistaken though.
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Re: Tragedy Averted (everyone please read)
« Reply #27 on: April 13, 2009, 10:42:58 AM »
You can use it if its a private sale and you check "other services", of course you had better have confidence in your seller ;)
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Re: Tragedy Averted (everyone please read)
« Reply #28 on: April 13, 2009, 12:26:02 PM »
Glad that it all worked out and thank you for sharing the story.  I thought that you couldn't use paypal for guns, I could be mistaken though.

Huntnphool said it correct. However, you must be careful because the comments or notes section is where they catch things. No matter which box you check don't mention Guns or gun parts in the notes/comments. They will lock up the account for 180 days and hold your money.
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Re: Tragedy Averted (everyone please read)
« Reply #29 on: April 13, 2009, 04:15:23 PM »
Im glad all is well with you and your daughter after that incident, very scary. A couple of years ago, a friend of mine was at Hole in the wall gun shop here in the tri-citys, he pulled a used 22 rifle down off the rack, pulled the bolt back and a live round popped out, he told the guy at the counter and he just threw his hands up in the air and oh well. sure makes ya wonder.
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Re: Tragedy Averted (everyone please read)
« Reply #30 on: April 13, 2009, 05:54:26 PM »
Kudos to the second seller for getting it fixed! Shorty loves her rifle !:chuckle: :chuckle:And please always check you weapons ! ;)

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Re: Tragedy Averted (everyone please read)
« Reply #31 on: April 13, 2009, 06:00:51 PM »
man phool glad to hear all is well. Thanks for taking the time for such a great write up. Thats something im sure alot of people have over looked

almost forgot great job to the uncle too :IBCOOL:
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Re: Tragedy Averted (everyone please read)
« Reply #32 on: April 13, 2009, 06:06:10 PM »
Thats something im sure alot of people have over looked

I have to admit I did, and its all because I knew the seller was a no risk, honest type of guy. I can assure you it wont happen again, and the guy I got it from wont either I'm sure, hope he doesn't beat the guy too bad :chuckle:
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Re: Tragedy Averted (everyone please read)
« Reply #33 on: April 13, 2009, 10:17:44 PM »
thank god everything turned out alright for you all, very good reminder and reality check! Hope you all have many good days of shooting!  :)

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Re: Tragedy Averted (everyone please read)
« Reply #34 on: April 14, 2009, 07:36:44 AM »
I am sure that the guy that sold you tha 17 HMR is having nightmares about what could have happened.  Glad he made it right.  Any chance you got the name and phone number of the gunsmith?

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Re: Tragedy Averted (everyone please read)
« Reply #35 on: April 14, 2009, 11:30:37 AM »
I can get it for you Diehard
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Re: Tragedy Averted (everyone please read)
« Reply #36 on: April 14, 2009, 11:37:38 AM »
Here you go Diehard, His name is Bill Morrow, no website

Number is 360-491-4310
Usually does not open shop until after 1:00 or so.. call before going....he is in Lacey about 5-10 minutes from Cabelas parking lot, just in case you feel like spending some money :chuckle:
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Re: Tragedy Averted (everyone please read)
« Reply #37 on: April 15, 2009, 06:52:17 AM »
Thanks a bunch ;)

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Re: Tragedy Averted (everyone please read)
« Reply #38 on: April 15, 2009, 12:59:18 PM »
Great write up man. I am sure who ever sold it feels very bad. Probably didnt even know it was blocked or he probably wouldnt have ever sold it. Specially knowing it was going into a little kids hands.

But thanks for sharing the story. Good read!

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Re: Tragedy Averted (everyone please read)
« Reply #39 on: April 15, 2009, 04:20:48 PM »
Great write up man. I am sure who ever sold it feels very bad. Probably didnt even know it was blocked or he probably wouldnt have ever sold it. Specially knowing it was going into a little kids hands.

But thanks for sharing the story. Good read!

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Re: Tragedy Averted (everyone please read)
« Reply #40 on: April 15, 2009, 05:10:12 PM »
Wow, Glad that all worked out safely! Thanks for sharing the story.
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Re: Tragedy Averted (everyone please read)
« Reply #41 on: April 16, 2009, 04:10:15 PM »
Great write up man. I am sure who ever sold it feels very bad. Probably didnt even know it was blocked or he probably wouldnt have ever sold it. Specially knowing it was going into a little kids hands.

But thanks for sharing the story. Good read!

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Re: Tragedy Averted (everyone please read)
« Reply #42 on: April 16, 2009, 07:44:56 PM »
Damn, that's scary. Glad everything worked out and that your girl was unharmed.

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Re: Tragedy Averted (everyone please read)
« Reply #43 on: April 16, 2009, 07:57:12 PM »
Wow....I'm really glad that this worked out for the good and no one was hurt.

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Re: Tragedy Averted (everyone please read)
« Reply #44 on: April 16, 2009, 08:18:49 PM »
Great write up man. I am sure who ever sold it feels very bad. Probably didnt even know it was blocked or he probably wouldnt have ever sold it. Specially knowing it was going into a little kids hands.

But thanks for sharing the story. Good read!

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Re: Tragedy Averted (everyone please read)
« Reply #45 on: April 16, 2009, 09:39:30 PM »
Great write up man. I am sure who ever sold it feels very bad. Probably didnt even know it was blocked or he probably wouldnt have ever sold it. Specially knowing it was going into a little kids hands.

But thanks for sharing the story. Good read!

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This is all a little confusing to me ... what are you guy's trying to say???
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Re: Tragedy Averted (everyone please read)
« Reply #46 on: April 17, 2009, 11:32:18 PM »
Alright lets get something straight FOR EVERYONE!.... >:(  >:(

What they are trying to say was that I was the one that traded it to Killbilly over 6 to 8+ months ago and he then sold it to huntnphool another several months after i gave it to him........and i shot that gun probably two weeks prior to me giving it to killbilly and posted on in this site about how sweet of a shooter it was.....some of you guys replied.......that was the last time it got shot in my possession........I was the last person to shoot it before giving it over to killbilly and at the time i didn't even own a 22 rifle........i sold it to catwithboost probably a year before that at our first ever HUNT_WA meet and greet..... and now the 17HMR has switched hands 2 more times since i owned it.......So its my fault naturally. No one knows how or when it got there....

Regardless or not i know that I wasn't the one who put the 22 bullet in that 17HMR....But obviously while it went through possesion it got a 22 round shot through it some how. and could have hurt someone very bad....Could have! thank God it didn't......... that being said having a 22 shell lodged inside the receiver of the rifle probably wouldn't have ever allowed for a 17HMR round to even be chambered....let alone i have no idea how a magazine rifle would have ever chambered a 22 shell....who ever put the 22 shell in it would have had to have loaded it by hand with the magazine loaded. So to me this was no accident. or the person who did it just didn't know any better.....

BUT IF YOU LOOK AT BOTH BULLETS THERE ALOT DIFFERENT.......ALOT!



All i was saying with that post........is that i feel bad that this all happened and that i am relieved that no one got hurt. NO ONE! and that i have a little more common sense to give a hazardous weapon away to a friend....which killbilly is, hes like a crazy uncle to me.....specially with the potentail that i thought he would have shot it.....that would have been terrible!

So just like what huntnphool said..... This was a big mistake on someones part....(SOMEONES.....DONT KNOW WHO!)....But for future lessons we should all be aware of what happened and check the barrel for obstructions.....

(Please dint harass me over this....If you have comments or questions you can PM me.....)

This was the last time i shot my rifle before i traded it to killbilly. Almost a year ago in June.
http://hunting-washington.com/smf/index.php/topic,7686.0.html

and again thanks God no one got hurt.....! Specially the little one....
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Re: Tragedy Averted (everyone please read)
« Reply #47 on: April 18, 2009, 12:29:31 AM »
I Hope Shorty is enjoying her gun by now. It seams this gun has passed threw several hands in the last couple years and somehow none of the owners has an idea how or when the gun got pluged. The bottom line is ...someone who never had permission to handle the gun HAS handeled it and hand loaded it with the wrong shell. Now having had 5 kids ...I can tell you that one of them sometime is going to and did in this house , have his friends shooting guns here without permission. There was no amo unlocked. they brought their own. It can happen anywhere unless there's a trigger lock. This case was long before the locks came along. I hope you all will use the locks and check ALL your guns before using them.  Thank God for the big things in life! ;)
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Re: Tragedy Averted (everyone please read)
« Reply #48 on: April 18, 2009, 01:54:20 AM »
 :dunno:  :chuckle:  :hello: ..........  :dunno: Rob I'm sorry this happened! I'm trying to figure this out, maybe some one of these 3 can add something here?

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Re: Tragedy Averted (everyone please read)
« Reply #49 on: April 18, 2009, 06:00:21 AM »
I Hope Shorty is enjoying her gun by now. It seams this gun has passed threw several hands in the last couple years and somehow none of the owners has an idea how or when the gun got pluged. The bottom line is ...someone who never had permission to handle the gun HAS handeled it and hand loaded it with the wrong shell. Now having had 5 kids ...I can tell you that one of them sometime is going to and did in this house , have his friends shooting guns here without permission. There was no amo unlocked. they brought their own. It can happen anywhere unless there's a trigger lock. This case was long before the locks came along. I hope you all will use the locks and check ALL your guns before using them.  Thank God for the big things in life! ;)

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