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Now I don't feel so bad about messing up my range bag a few weeks ago. I use(d) it regularly as a rest for my 18" SPR, but the last range trip I used it with my new 16" M4gery. The muzzle blast shredded the nylon bag. lol.
 

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It was a miracle that there wasn't any more damage to the truck ...

I have never thought that using a vehicle as a rest was a good idea, yes in an emergency it offers protection and stabilization. But not at the range ...
 

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I imagine that those holes will be hard to fix.

My cousin did something similar while shooting desert rats (ground squirrels) out in Idaho. He used his truck hood as a rest for his .22-250 and the muzzle blast dented the hood and scoured off the paint.

(Note: this was the same cousin who shot a coyote from inside the cab of his truck - shooting from the driver's seat out the passenger window - and suffered a partial hearing loss)

Just another example of why you keep anything you don't want to shoot behind the muzzle.



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I'm sorry but their attitude of "no big deal" makes them foolish at best. What other stupid move will they make with far more serious consequences? If they were my shooting partners they just became ex-partners. Then to publicize it makes all shooters look like fools. Just my 2 cents.
 

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Had a buddy put several dents in his hood while sighting in his .308 before deer season several years ago.
 

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Lesson learned: make sure the one shooting is also the vehicle owner so like Brian, you don't feel as miserable in the end.
 

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At least it wasn't a Chevy!!

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:). Was this the 1st episode of 'Kill a truck and save a Friend' ?
 

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And people wonder why the anti's worry about gun fanatics and want to take away guns from everyone.
 

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If that was intentional then he's dumber than I thought , he just missed the battery
My thought as well.

It isn't often that I use the word "idiot," but if someone would intentionally do something that dangerous and then post it on boobtube so everyone and anyone can use it as propaganda, well then the term fits.
 
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