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Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Fjordforder, Jun 18, 2013.

  1. Fjordforder

    Fjordforder Pierce County Active Member

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    Figured this`d be a good place to ask.
    Does anyone else listen to music while they shoot? I listen to different songs for different weapons. I just put in the earbuds then my earmuffs over those. It adds a new dimension. Am I alone in this?
     
  2. 3MTA3

    3MTA3 DMZ between Liberty and Tyranny Behind Enemy Lines Bronze Supporter

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    I'm not a great multi-tasker, so when I shoot I just stay focused on shooting. Music would be too much of a distraction for me.
     
  3. Fjordforder

    Fjordforder Pierce County Active Member

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    Really? Huh.
     
  4. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    Not for me either but don't tell me you listen to soft jazz or slow ballads while blasting away. I'd imagine something more up-tempo.
     
  5. Fjordforder

    Fjordforder Pierce County Active Member

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    I listen to songs that fit the weapon I`m using. For example, if it`s a lever-action, I listen to Marty Robins, For an AR, I listen to really high Tempo songs, like L7`s "Pretend we`re dead". For Shotguns, It`s metal, like Judas Priest. I`ve yet to find a gun for Pink Floyd.
     
  6. Burt Gummer

    Burt Gummer Portland Completely Out of Ammo

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    The 'tang' sound of the bullet hitting steel is music to my ears.
     
  7. Fjordforder

    Fjordforder Pierce County Active Member

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    I prefer to think of it as an extension of the Music, like extra audio in the background.
     
  8. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    My old 38 S&W would be Glenn Miller I suppose.
     
  9. Fjordforder

    Fjordforder Pierce County Active Member

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    Agreed.
     
  10. drew

    drew OR Well-Known Member

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    Nope. My electronic earmuffs have an input for it too.
     
  11. Fjordforder

    Fjordforder Pierce County Active Member

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    I`ve been looking to get my mitts on a pair like that. What do you think of them?
     
  12. HarryHaller

    HarryHaller Kalama, WA Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    I've never done it, but I certainly will now. Maybe if I listen to some classical it'll help me slow down on the trigger.
     
  13. pokerace

    pokerace Newberg Well-Known Member

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    How in the world can you focus when you have that crap blaring in you ears??????
     
  14. Fjordforder

    Fjordforder Pierce County Active Member

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    I dunno, Guess I`m just good at multi-tasking.
     
  15. Will

    Will Everett Active Member

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    When I shoot/practice/train no tunes, it's about keeping a skill tuned not listening to tunes. I like my music but there is a time and place for it and that isn't when I'm shooting a firearm. Hearing how my firearm is operating is important and blasting tunes would take away from that. No offense but it seems to fit well with those that play video games and want to mix that with the real thing.
     
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  16. Redcap

    Redcap Lewis County, WA Well-Known Member

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    Sometimes I leave the stereo on when I take one of the tractors or the skidder down to my shooting spot. Other times, I'd rather it just be quiet.
     
  17. Fjordforder

    Fjordforder Pierce County Active Member

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    I can see that. I guess it`s just me.
     
  18. pokerace

    pokerace Newberg Well-Known Member

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    It would be educational if you read this this thread!!!



    P>S> where do you shoot? So can stay away.........
     
  19. oknow

    oknow amboy wa. Well-Known Member

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    very poetic. :winner: :bluelaugh:
     
  20. Fjordforder

    Fjordforder Pierce County Active Member

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    A real wordsmith. However, the joke`s on you-I don`t have an Ipod, hahaha