Guests - If You want access to member only forums on FM. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on Fishing Minnesota.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

  • Announcements

    • Rick

      Members Only Fluid Forum View   08/08/2017

      Fluid forum view allows members only to get right to the meat of this community; the topics. You can toggle between your preferred forum view just below to the left on the main forum entrance. You will see three icons. Try them out and see what you prefer.   Fluid view allows you, if you are a signed up member, to see the newest topic posts in either all forums (select none or all) or in just your favorite forums (select the ones you want to see when you come to Fishing Minnesota). It keeps and in real time with respect to Topic posts and lets YOU SELECT YOUR FAVORITE FORUMS. It can make things fun and easy. This is especially true for less experienced visitors raised on social media. If you, as a members want more specific topics, you can even select a single forum to view. Let us take a look at fluid view in action. We will then break it down and explain how it works in more detail.   The video shows the topic list and the forum filter box. As you can see, it is easy to change the topic list by changing the selected forums. This view replaces the traditional list of categories and forums.   Of course, members only can change the view to better suit your way of browsing.   You will notice a “grid” option. We have moved the grid forum theme setting into the main forum settings. This makes it an option for members only to choose. This screenshot also shows the removal of the forum breadcrumb in fluid view mode. Fluid view remembers your last forum selection so you don’t lose your place when you go back to the listing. The benefit of this feature is easy to see. It removes a potential barrier of entry for members only. It puts the spotlight on topics themselves, and not the hierarchical forum structure. You as a member will enjoy viewing many forums at once and switching between them without leaving the page. We hope that fluid view, the new functionality is an asset that you enjoy .
Sign in to follow this  
kc0myy

Tear in my beer

Recommended Posts

kc0myy

This is a sad storie. Last friday I spent the night at my friends matt's house because we were going out goose hunting the next day. I was cleaning out the passenger seat. My gun benelli nova was sitting there. It was dark out and he put my gun on the roof of the car. Then we went to the store. We forgot about the gun. Then we heard a big thud AND I SAW SPARKS. frown.gif I thought it was my tool box. Then I asked Matt where he put my gun he said the roof. I teared up a bit. I made a u-turn and went back. we found it and pulled off to the side of the road. There were cars coming and they were running over the parts of my gun. It was like there was a wrench on my heart and every time a car would run over it that wrench turn tighter. When I got my nova I looked at it. The stock broke in two and the muzzle looked bent. The good thing is I have a good friend who is a FFL dealer and I got a nova the next day. I dont know how both Matt and I could have forgot about it. I just had a crappy and expense weekend. Also I am not saying its Matts fault. I also most cryed myself to sleep that night. But after I was talking to pete (FFL dealer) and he said he done the same thing with a remington 11-87 but that was brand new and he didnt find it. Its just one of those things you live and learn. frown.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Jeremiah Johnson

that does suck, and something like that happens to everyone. I hope you drowned your sorrows away with some tall ones

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
kc0myy

See thats the problem I am only 18. lol

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
BobT

kc, have you talked to your auto insurance company? If you have comprehensive insurance you might have coverage for this, minus your deductable. Are you a member of the NRA or other hunter organization? Perhaps there too, you may have some insurance protection.

Bob

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
fivebucks

I did the same thing to my Rem. 870 back when I was 18 or 19. I was driving a gravel road and went back when I saw something in my rear view mirror. I thought I hit a rabbit or something. I shot that gun for another 15 years. My friends would tease me about my "bent barrel" every time I missed a shot. Sorry to hear about your bad luck.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
kc0myy

If I did go thought the auto company I thought I would need to make a police report. My gun with parts plus my new gun was only $292. So it is a dent in the check book but nothing big.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
fishermn

I feel for ya man... Read my post from yesterday in the Archery forum... Believe me, I know the feeling....

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
DamnJosee

I think your friend should be at least footing half the costs.....why in your right mind would you ever lay a gun across the top of your truck loaded or unloaded.....hunters safety classes??

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
ddsbyday

Your gun, your shells, and your license. If you are in a boat your pfd. After years of hunting and seeing many silly scenarios, those are the rules I live with and have taught my sons. Anyone that hunts with me knows the rules. You can still hunt without your lunch. If I am riding in your car and you get a ticket you pay the fine. Crazy things happen when you are going out in the dark very early in the morning. Rule #1 no gun, no shells, no lic.=no hunt. Rule#2 if in boat, motor will not be started if anyone is not wearing the pfd. You can't go wrong.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
FarByondDrivn

Man that is some horrible news. I did the same thing with my SX2 about two weeks after I got it. Didn't total it but sure gave it some good scars. Sorry to hear it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
iffwalleyes

Just about did the same thing a couple years ago with my Browning ABolt rifle. We were loading up for the hunt and I was making room in the cab for a couple guys. Set the gun on the roof of the truck and everyone loaded up. Took off down the road and I heard a rattle on the roof. Instantly I knew what was going on. I slowed and got out and it was still there. Got luck for sure the sling was in the door so it couldn't move.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
kc0myy

Well I felt really stupid for doing that. But after posting this and seeing how many other people did it. I don't feel as dumb.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
iffwalleyes

We all have stupid moments from time to time.

I remember reading on the forums last year about a guy that tried backing his pick up with the topper open into his garage and bent the back door all up and broke the glass etc. I thought to myself you have to be pretty dumb to do that. Well a week later I did the exact same thing. So I can put myself in to that same dumb category.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
SmilinBob

What do you plan to do with the remains??

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
tripper

Two years ago me and my bro. were at the range with our TC hand guns. For what ever rason after we done shooting and putting things in the truck he laid his TC on the roof of my truck. I drove a mile to the four lane and went to town to do somthing and then we went to my house, an hour later while unloading he relizes his gun is gone. To shorten this, his gun was found on the 4 lanevby some two very nice people that turned it in at the locale PD.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
kc0myy

I sold my gun to my friend who sold me my new gun. and he brought down the price on the new gun.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  



  • Posts

    • Chill62
      WARNING a buddy was on  MELISSA and was aiming towards the crappie hole in the NE Corner/First break to fish out there last night.  He was checking ice and was having 10" of ice then hit 3"!  Please be careful out there.  Needless to say he turned around and went back to the access.
    • JTeeth
      Best use I can think of for a selfie stick. Great fish. 
    • Rick G
      I will second what Icehawk said.... some good lakes around you. Briggs chain is close, some very nice fish in that system. I tend to fish fairly shallow(under 10ft) most of the time 6-8 right in or on the edge of the weeds for the gills.
    • Rick G
      Eyeguy and I are going to be out today if you would like to hook up for a bit... #320 2675909,  shoot me a text
    • Holy carp
      6in on O’Dowd- fish are biting to
    • HoleHoppingGills
      Looking for some folks in the area. Have you guys ever fished Borden lake near Garrison? I fished Maple lake last week with a lot of small crappie caught.  I let them all go, biggest was 9". Fished few lakes in that area with no luck. Even went to my little honey home with little succes Looking take the GF out tomorrow morning.  Any ideas? Seen someone posted about crappie in Pearl. 
    • HoleHoppingGills
      I was out last Sunday and there was solid 3.5 black ice. It's been s week now so guessing around 6 inches in northeast bay.  All crappie I caught were small besides on 9 incher I let go. 
    • MinDak Hunter
      Pearl Lake has been lights out for crappies in that 10+ inch range this year, finally,  find 13-16 fow and then drill holes until you see suspended fish. When you find them I like a 1/10oz. Swedish pimple (silver/glow) with 2 waxies, keep it above the fish and they’ll come up for it.
    • Croix1959
      I heard reports Friday of 3-5 inches out of Bayport. 
    • matt320
      I'm on vacation until January 2nd if anyone wants to meet up and go fishing let me know I've got all my own gear 95% of the time I fish alone. Willing to drive anywhere or help with gas or what ever. Going to try a local lake in the morning for some eyes and panfish unless someone has any other suggestions. Mostly a CPR guy but it's also nice to occasionally bring some home for the family.