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Discussion in 'Outdoor Shooting Areas' started by gunfreak, Aug 4, 2013.

  1. gunfreak

    gunfreak Boise Well-Known Member

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    While bear hunting yesterday my buddy and I stopped at a couple gravel pits in search of brass. While picking up some .40 I noticed one of them looked funny. It was a 9mm necked out to a .40. Just a reminder to be mindful and shoot one caliber at a time. Also had a friend who put a .270 shell in a 7 mag.
    Both black Remington 700's, easy to do. That's why I only shoot 30-06.
     
  2. BornOutdoors

    BornOutdoors Gaston, OR New Member

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    This is the "Outdoors shooting area" forum. Post somewhere else please.
     
  3. Intention

    Intention Hillsboro,oregon Active Member

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    Welcome aboard looks like you have some potential to be a moderator you should look into it.
     
  4. bruzer

    bruzer Grants Pass, OR Well-Known Member

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    Could it be a new caliber? 9 wantabe Oh I am so funny!!! Thanks for the reminder. I shoot some 9mm and .40 S&W
    May God bless us all,
    Mike
     
  5. drew

    drew OR Well-Known Member

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    He was at an outdoor shooting area unless there's indoor gravel pits so the thread isn't completely out of place.
     
  6. salmonriverjohn

    salmonriverjohn N.W Oregon coast, Gods country Well-Known Member

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    Yes, it's an outdoors shooting forum, if everyone picked up their own BS while out at these areas it would have been a non starter right out of the gate, but it ain't. The point should be taken, be careful! And in case it wasn't mentioned,,, slobs suck.
     
  7. Benihaus

    Benihaus Portland American

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    uggghhh 4 post troll
     
  8. Benihaus

    Benihaus Portland American

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    I actually had a .40 run through a .45 once, buddy loaded the mag and handed it to me. None of us owned a .40 so its still a mystery where it came from, luckily no one got hurt and the firearm survived without a problem.
     
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    orygun West Linn Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I once picked up a 300 Win Mag case that had obviously been fired in a 300 Weatherby Mag chamber. I wonder how many were shot until it was figured out?
     
  10. orygun

    orygun West Linn Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    That probably didn't work out so well...

    The Winchester case in the Weatherby rifle didn't leave much neck.
     
  11. 1990Turbo

    1990Turbo St.Helens Active Member

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    Sounds like a 357 sig round.
     
  12. 1stIDFMP

    1stIDFMP North of Salem, south of Portland Active Member

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    +1
     
  13. gunfreak

    gunfreak Boise Well-Known Member

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    I don't think 357 sig rounds look like bells. They start out a .40 and narrow to a 9. This case is the opposite.

     
  14. 1990Turbo

    1990Turbo St.Helens Active Member

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    How would that even work?
     
  15. 1stIDFMP

    1stIDFMP North of Salem, south of Portland Active Member

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    Okay, my bad. Before my first cup of coffee kicked in, I read it bass ackwards - that it was a .40 necked to a 9. Since it's the opposite, maybe someone had some realllly hot reloads!
     
  16. gunfreak

    gunfreak Boise Well-Known Member

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    Ok, let me explain so the mouth breathers will understand. Some guy loaded a 9mm round in a .40 gun. Got it!
     
  17. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    4 posts! Really!
     
  18. oknow

    oknow amboy wa. Well-Known Member

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    :paper::eatpop::drunk:
     
  19. 1990Turbo

    1990Turbo St.Helens Active Member

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    Not me i have 5 wait now 6!
     
  20. DoubleTapDrew

    DoubleTapDrew Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I did that once. My 9mm pile got a little too close to my .40 pile and a 9mm got loaded into a mag for a glock 23. Very low report, almost no recoil, I thought it was a squib at first. Case looked kinda cool afterwards though. I kept it as a reminder to be more careful.