GUN Gun Explodes In Finleyville Woman's Face

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  1. TL1000RSquid

    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    Gun Explodes In Finleyville Woman's Face
    http://kdka.com/local/Pistol.exploded.Finleyville.2.806575.html
    ROSTRAVER (KDKA) ― Melissa Malone, 22, of Finleyville, required more than 50 stitches in her upper lip this week, after the gun she was shooting at a private shooting range in Rostraver exploded in her face.

    The Washington County woman is now warning people who might have the gun - a Talon T-200 9 MM pistol - to get rid of it, because she says the gun isn't safe.

    Malone tells KDKA-TV that she and several friends were at the firing range Wednesday afternoon.

    At first, she said the gun worked fine, then the slide on the gun cracked in half, and parts went flying. She thought she lost her whole cheek, before the ambulance came and got her.

    Malone says she still has a throbbing, stabbing pain in her mouth, like somebody took a knife, and went through her lip, and just cut it.

    Doctors hope to take the stitches out of her lip next week, then, she expects to have to undergo plastic surgery.

    We were unsuccessful tonight in trying to reach Talon, Inc., the company that manufactured the weapon.

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    http://shootersforum.com/showthread.htm?t=43768
    First hit in my google search on the gun in question.
     
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    Am I missing something or does Melissa have other issues?
     
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    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    :rofl: she isnt the first one to have one blow up.
     
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    now that's just ridiculous :wtf:

    and people were all pissed off about the sig mim parts :mamoru:
     
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    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    You get what you pay for, wont catch me with a $150 handgun unless its a c&r or BP
     
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    even a $150 gun shouldn't cause bodily harm to the shooter
     
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    gun or ammo's fault?
     
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    and never heard of this company? is it the cheap cheap cheap shit?
     
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    think high-point but deadly
     
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    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    the guns retailed for $150, company went under after a couple years, was owned by Davis. So yes, think Lorcin, Jennings, etc.
     
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    Painkiller Sometimes remembering is better than forgetting

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    I've seen a S&W 629 kaboom in my friends hands, luckily He was not injured. The cylinder blew in half, the barrel shot down range 50 feet and it sent shards everywhere, pretty scary.
     
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    In Russia, guns blow up you.




    waaaaaaaaait....



    In America, you guns blow up.
     
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    Oh shit, I have one of these. I better get rid of it huh?












    Just kidding, that sucks though.
     
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    She needs to shave.
     
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    i was thinking the same thing
     
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    get what you pay for
     

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