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Old 11-28-2011, 04:54 PM
 
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Yeah I knew about them. I'm gonna have to make it out to one of those. I wasn't sure they'd have the Talo/EXO coated ones at the shows.
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Old 11-29-2011, 03:19 PM
 
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Kinda disappointed that the guy at Powderhorn didn't know what EXO coating was. I'm looking for a G23 preferably with EXO/NIBX coating but that's not a deal breaker.
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Old 12-06-2011, 05:37 PM
 
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TV says a ND at Bullet Hole - employee cleaning a gun, fires a round through a wall and into someone's eye.

Didn't find in on the net yet.

That place is unlucky - had that suicide just a bit ago.
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Old 12-06-2011, 05:49 PM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX
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Wrong Bullet Hole, this was a shop in Jourdanton...

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Police: Stray bullet hits man across street from Jourdanton gun shop

JOURDANTON -- A man was shot in the eye after a police say a gun was accidentally fired at gun shop across the street.

Jourdanton police Chief Eric Kaiser said an employee at the Bullet Hole gun shop, 1112 Oak St., was cleaning a gun when it accidentally fired. The bullet went through a wall and into an adjacent building, hitting the victim in the eye.

The victim was taken to University Hospital in San Antonio by helicopter.
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Old 12-06-2011, 09:21 PM
 
Location: New Braunfels, TX
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Someone's gonna be settling a lawsuit....
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Old 12-07-2011, 09:43 AM
 
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Oh - TV wasn't clear. Wonder if they knew the difference.

Sorry for the confusion.

It probaby just went off - when the employee PULLED the trigger.
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Old 01-12-2012, 10:28 AM
 
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I went to the SAXET gun show on Saturday , and it was awesome. I am officially hooked, in fact I went Sunday afternoon too. The parking wasn't that bad when I went. I did go in the afternoon on both days, and Saturday was a lot busier than Sunday. Everyone was friendly and helpful. I must have spent 20 min at each table talking about guns with the venders. I can't wait until next month!
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Old 01-12-2012, 10:43 AM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX
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Yeah, we went Saturday morning with a group and I was amazed at how quickly crowded this show got! Picked up a few items but nothing major, but I still prefer the Premier Gun Shows events at the Freeman Expo Center. Their shows are larger and have wider aisles, something that is a constant source of irritation at the SAXET shows at the SA Event Center...

Cheers! M2
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Old 01-12-2012, 10:46 AM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX
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It probaby just went off - when the employee PULLED the trigger.
Just to note, many modern semi-automatics require you to pull the trigger during disassembly. My Springfield XD is like that, as are my Taurus pistols and most Glocks if I am not mistaken. But he still should have ensured the firearm was unloaded beforehand!

Also, the gentleman hit by the bullet was treated and released that same day. He had no permanent injuries from the accident.

Cheers! M2
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Old 01-12-2012, 11:03 AM
 
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Thanks M2, I will have to check that one out
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