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Kids Make An Airsoft Pistol Demonstration Video- What Could possibly Go Wrong?
armedselfdefense.blogspot.com ^ | 03/15/11 | sasparilla

Posted on 03/15/2011 7:46:40 AM PDT by Sasparilla

Many of us grew up with firearms in the house. There was my grandfather's old 12 gauge double barrel in a closet and there were a couple of boxes of shells on the shelf above it. As young kids, we knew not to touch it without permission and not without an adult present. Kids should all learn gun safety.

A good place to begin is with parental instruction and the NRA can even help with their Eddie Eagle video that is available nowdays.

But, apparently these two well meaning kids have no idea what gun safety is or that it even applies to Airsoft pistols too.

Here, little Ethan shows Shannon how to shoot a Daisy Airstrike 240 Pistol AirSoft Gun as they were making a demonstration video. What could possibly go wrong?...

(Excerpt) Read more at armedselfdefense.blogspot.com ...


TOPICS: Humor
KEYWORDS: banglist; gunsafety

1 posted on 03/15/2011 7:46:46 AM PDT by Sasparilla
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To: Sasparilla

Here’s a direct link to the vid on YouTube...I don’t do blog hits..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=WP9p58A-hbc


2 posted on 03/15/2011 7:50:15 AM PDT by GRRRRR (He'll NEVER be my President, FUBO! Treason is the Reason! Impeach the Kenyan)
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To: Sasparilla

Couldn’t tell but it looks like the kid got hit in the eye, or somewhere on his face.


4 posted on 03/15/2011 7:53:41 AM PDT by ReverendJames (Only A Painter Or A Liberal Can Change Black To White.)
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To: Sasparilla
At least it was just a plastic little ball instead of a copper jacketed bullet. Safety, around firearms, regardless of type, should be taught at the earliest ages but it is no guarantee

I wish I had a dollar for every time I stopped someone to make sure their weapon was clear before entering our CP, only to have them drop the mag out of their M9, place it into the clearing barrel, pull the trigger and have it discharge!! The worse was the guy who walked up to the barrel, cleared his M4, which was empty, and then proceeded to start to walk inside. I stopped him asked him to clear his M203, only to find out when he pulled the tube forward, an HE ROUND fell out of the tube!!!
5 posted on 03/15/2011 7:55:20 AM PDT by NWFLConservative (.)
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To: Sasparilla
Heck, back in the day I had an uncle that used a BB gun to discipline his dogs and his kids, I remember he always kept it ready on the porch and would pepper the tail end of the dog when it wouldn't quit barking. He would also fire it at the kids when they were fighting or weren't paying attention, most of the time he would miss, but ting the BB off something close enough to get their attention, a couple times he didn't miss... Of course, that was back in the good ole days in rural West Virginia, now days shooting either your dog or your kid would likely land you in jail.
6 posted on 03/15/2011 7:58:44 AM PDT by apillar
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To: NWFLConservative

In addition to the “4 rules”, we have an additional “Rule 0” in our house - “Every gun is real”.


7 posted on 03/15/2011 8:01:51 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Sasparilla

This is like the “expose” on CNBC about the Remington 700 rifle that supposedly is defective. That lady shot her kid with one.

While incredibly tragic and even if the gun was defective, what was she doing pointing the rifle at her kid?

We were always taught that a gun is a mechanical device and all mechanical devices can fail. Keep the firearm pointed in a safe direction no matter what.


8 posted on 03/15/2011 8:02:45 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (The most dangerous place on the face of the earth is between a liberal and their money.)
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To: Sasparilla
I've got that same model sitting on the back porch. Possums and raccoons laugh at me.
9 posted on 03/15/2011 8:04:36 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: code 10 militia
Perhaps that is why lefties cringe, they hate excellence!

You've got their number...

10 posted on 03/15/2011 8:07:04 AM PDT by GOPJ (http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/index2.php - It's only uncivil when someone on the right does it.- Laz)
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To: GRRRRR

Thanks for the direct link!


11 posted on 03/15/2011 8:08:46 AM PDT by humblegunner (Blogger Overlord)
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To: MrB
In addition to the “4 rules”, we have an additional “Rule 0” in our house - “Every gun is real”.

I love that. I am going to teach that one to my teens, in addition to Jeff Cooper's 4 rules.

12 posted on 03/15/2011 8:11:42 AM PDT by backwoods-engineer (Any politician who holds that the state accords rights is an oathbreaker and an "enemy... domestic.")
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To: headstamp 2

The problem with the Remington 700s was that the triggers had been adjusted to about 3 ounces of pull and would go off with little urging.

Operator error.


13 posted on 03/15/2011 8:11:49 AM PDT by texmexis best
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To: headstamp 2

Nuh-uhh! A fellow Freeper swears that my Glock can’t go off accidently. I’m gonna go try throwing it at a brick wall; just to be sure. /sarc


14 posted on 03/15/2011 8:17:00 AM PDT by pingman (You can lead a liberal to logic, but you can't make them think.)
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To: Sasparilla

I trained my son at a very early age on a real rifle and he’s been safe as can be ever since. He loves the airsoft guns and treats them just like the real thing.

And the girl(?) in the video laughs after shooting the kid in the face? A vicious beating is too good for ‘em.


15 posted on 03/15/2011 8:17:19 AM PDT by Peter from Rutland
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To: Sasparilla
Shot my Sister between the eyes with a Red Ryder once.

I took all the careful precautions that my Dad had drilled into my head. Kept my finger off the trigger, was sure of my backstop, made sure my Sister was behind me, etc...

It took careful aim at the post holding up the laundry line, held a half-breath, squeezed the trigger, and dang it if that BB didn't ricochet directly back at me and tagged my Sister right between the eye brows above her sunglasses.

To this day my parents probably still don't believe me that I didn't shoot her dead on like a William Tell gone wrong.

With the Gods as my witness, the above is true.

16 posted on 03/15/2011 8:19:29 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (III%. The last line in the sand)
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To: backwoods-engineer

But...
It also was the reason my kids kinda freaked when a friend’s boy picked up an empty airsoft rifle and pointed it at his brother... :)


17 posted on 03/15/2011 8:19:57 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: texmexis best; headstamp 2
The problem with the Remington 700s was that the triggers had been adjusted to about 3 ounces of pull and would go off with little urging. Operator error.

The 'news' program was saying that camming the bolt home causes the firing pin to set off the primer on some 700s. I bet that was caused by a dirty bolt face and/or sear and/or firing pin. But even so: why was the muzzle covering something (her son) the woman wasn't willing to destroy. Basic. Gun. Safety. Violation.

18 posted on 03/15/2011 8:20:08 AM PDT by backwoods-engineer (Any politician who holds that the state accords rights is an oathbreaker and an "enemy... domestic.")
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To: backwoods-engineer

I figured it might a reload with a poorly seated primer. The lady probably didn’t know that slam fires occasionally happen when you close the bolt. Dirty rifle? Very possible.

And just why was she pointing the rifle at her kid? That is simply crazy, moonbat crazy.


19 posted on 03/15/2011 8:24:32 AM PDT by texmexis best
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To: GOPJ; code 10 militia
Perhaps that is why lefties cringe, they hate excellence!

I think it goes beyond that even. The statists hate anyone having ANY valid factual knowledge of or familiarity with firearms of any sort. They want the future generations growing up in total ignorance about the uses, abuses, construction, and care of firearms. It is a lot easier to demonize something if the sheep are complete and total ignorance (like 95% of the populations of Boston and NY)

20 posted on 03/15/2011 8:25:24 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government,)
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To: NWFLConservative
At Military Police school at Ft. Gordon we had one guy not only forget to drop his mag when clearing his .45cal. 1911 into the drum, he got so scared when the pistol fired the first round, he let off a second shot!! Very embarrassing.
21 posted on 03/15/2011 8:35:01 AM PDT by Lockbar (March toward the sound of the guns.)
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To: Sasparilla
When growing up, almost all the boys in my neighborhood had Daisy Pal's, Red Ryder's, 880’s, or Crosman 760’s. Some 30+ years later and still none of us have an eye patch.
22 posted on 03/15/2011 9:04:17 AM PDT by Niteranger68 (Jared Lee Loughner - Disciple of Michael Moore)
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To: Dead Corpse
Ha Ha Ha Sure You didn't? Whats she say? I bet she doesn't remember.

Once my 15yo and I were shooting our AR-15's. A round hit the steel target holder and bounched back striking him in the arm. So, much energy was expended that the bullet didn't break the skin. However, it really burned his skin.

23 posted on 03/15/2011 9:37:51 AM PDT by STD (Love Your God, Love Your Neighbor!)
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To: STD
She remembers. It came back with just enough force to stick into her skin without actually breaking it. Had to squeeze it to get it to pop out.

My Dad made me go out and cut my own switch that he promptly turned around and tanned my hide with...

24 posted on 03/15/2011 9:44:32 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (III%. The last line in the sand)
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To: Sasparilla
Eddie the Eagle?


25 posted on 03/15/2011 10:03:18 AM PDT by Moltke (Always retaliate first.)
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To: STD

Child abuse, child abuse


26 posted on 03/15/2011 10:31:17 AM PDT by STD (Love Your God, Love Your Neighbor!)
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To: apillar

Most of the time he missed ...

27 posted on 03/15/2011 10:34:10 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( BORN free - taxed to DEATH (and beyond) ...)
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To: Sasparilla

My impression is that those kids were very “fast-grabby” “MINE!” no, MINE!” with that pistol, in other words, not treating it with any kind of respect. That kind of struck me in the lead-up to the ricochet.


28 posted on 03/15/2011 10:37:58 AM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (Which has more wrinkles? Helen Thomas' face or Lawrence O'Donnells' panties?)
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To: Sasparilla
I believe they were intending to shoot at a Crosman Airsoft mesh target, which is supposed to trap the pellets and keep them from escaping. It obviously doesn't work too well at close range. If they had to learn about the unintended consequences of a ricochet, at least it was only a plastic pellet.
29 posted on 03/15/2011 11:02:48 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( BORN free - taxed to DEATH (and beyond) ...)
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To: Sasparilla

bfl


30 posted on 03/15/2011 11:28:53 AM PDT by cidrasm
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To: apillar
LOL...

I went through ROTC at a time when all of our cadre NCOs were Viet Nam vets struggling to impart their wisdom on a bunch of know-nothing cadets.

MSG Anderson happily imparted upon us the concept of the 3-5 second rush with the assistance of a Red-Ryder carbine. It worked, and a few years later I was absolutely honored to receive my first salute from that man :-)

31 posted on 03/15/2011 11:37:43 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: NWFLConservative

I must be getting old. I remember we had M-79’s. I was a D.I. and you had to be on your on your toes at the range to keep the recruits from killing everyone but them selves. “Ready on the Right!”


32 posted on 03/15/2011 11:58:30 AM PDT by 70th Division (I love my country but fear my government!)
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