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Does it make me a nutjob...

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by PlayboyPenguin, Oct 31, 2009.

  1. PlayboyPenguin

    PlayboyPenguin Pacific Northwest Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    ...that I desperately want some real silver tipped bullets? I just want them for giggles. What would be cooler than keeping one revolver loaded up with silver tipped bullets just in case of werewolves? :D
     
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    the4thshake Portland Active Member

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  3. PlayboyPenguin

    PlayboyPenguin Pacific Northwest Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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  4. huntpotter

    huntpotter SW WA Negotiator Bronze Supporter

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    Dude, you have been watching too many scary movies tonight.

    I don't know about silver bullets, but I can sell you a stake and a clove of garlic if you need it.

    I do have a couple boxes of the Winchester .357mag silver tip bullets. They look like silver bullets, but aren't real silver. They still look cool in the revolver!
     
  5. onearmedswordsman

    onearmedswordsman Hillsboro, OR Member

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    cameronhu Ridgefield, Wa Member

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    When my 3 year old daughter asks me if ghosts, monsters, angels, etc. exist, I always tell her that I've never seen one. And that most of the people I know have never seen one. I doubt they exist, but it's hard to say with absolute certainty that they don't. And just because something doesn't exist now is no guarantee that it won't exist in the future.

    So- I'd have to say you might be better served by holy water (you could always drink it in a pinch and it's easier to come by), but I don't think you're a nutjob. I mean, ****, I'd have to re-evaluate my feelings for the lone ranger if I thought that way :)
     
  7. dario541

    dario541 medford, or 97504 Member

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    Yeh; the Lone Ranger used silver bullets exclusively. But, I always thought that silver was too hard a material. I thought it would accelerate the wear on his guns' barrels. Maybe, because he had his own silver mine, he could afford to buy lots of Colt revolvers, the best available in his day.
     
  8. elsullo

    elsullo Portland Oregon New Member

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    Yup. I drove Trimet bus for ten years, mostly night runs out to the end of the line. I have seen unbelievable things. Believe me, vampires and werewolves and zombies and extraterrestials........ are all REAL...................elsullo :paranoid:
     
  9. torpedoman

    torpedoman land of corrupt politicians Member

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    been trying to set up to cast some out of silver just for S&G but i need to find a steel mold and some way to melt the silver it melts near 2000 degrees.
     
  10. smonk

    smonk Oregon Member

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    Maybe not a "Nutjob" but it you want giggles, go to a full auto shoot!
     
  11. Blackfeather7

    Blackfeather7 Oregon Member

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    "Nutjob?" no, "Immature?" well maybe, but it's your money.
     
  12. PlayboyPenguin

    PlayboyPenguin Pacific Northwest Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    I have shot all the auto weapons I care to in my life. I see them as nothing but a waste of ammo. :)
     
  13. terrylf72

    terrylf72 Portland, Oregon, United States Member

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    Well ok, if your a nutjob then Im a real "LOON" cause I casted 25 silver bullets in 357 mag and had a friend make me some Rosewood bullets on his jewelers lathe.. One could say to many comic books or not.
     
  14. pdxjohann

    pdxjohann Portland near Tigard Member

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    maybe... so what
     
  15. Ding

    Ding Lighter Side of Oz Active Member

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    I keep some around just in case there is an out break of werewolves.I have some garlic dipped for the you know whos' also..
     
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    Descendant Eugene, Oregon Member

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    There was a show on The History Channel last night about werewolves. They shot some paper targets with silver bullets...not very accurate. :huh:

    You will have to let them get close before you shoot. :paranoid:
     
  17. terrylf72

    terrylf72 Portland, Oregon, United States Member

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    OK, so maybe I load some shot shells, maybe #4 shot or 00 or 000..
     
  18. ogre

    ogre Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Your wish may soon be granted. Try silverarmory.com
     
  19. MikeIsh

    MikeIsh Portland Member

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    I saw last night on the History channel, a report and investigation into silver bullets. They decided silver is too hard to allow the rifling in the barrel to grip and spin the bullet thus it is no more accurate than a musket ball.
     
  20. Natty Bumpo

    Natty Bumpo Clackamas County Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Yes, it does. Sorry, but you Did Ask.

    But hey.....live life according to your own drummer.