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Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by FA9, Aug 17, 2014.

  1. FA9

    FA9 Hillsburrito, ORgun Well-Known Member

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  2. The Heretic

    The Heretic Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Ignorant.

    Everyone is ignorant about something.

    At least they asked.
     
  3. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Yes Ryan, you are correct! They are indeed rubber bullets, however, they are special rubber bullets and must be fired from a Special Rubber Bullet Gun (SRBG)! This is opposed to regular rubber bullets that can be fired through any regular gun. SRBG's are manufactured so that SLP (Special Little People) like you won't hurt themselves. Now, now, sweetheart. It's for the best!:rolleyes:
     
  4. The Heretic

    The Heretic Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Nerf.png
     
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  5. pdrake

    pdrake WA Active Member

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    Sir Jerry to the rescue!



    If ever you need somebody to conduct a scientific experiment concerning firearms, this is the guy to request. (Bonus points for you if you hear the reference to "skirts.")
     
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  6. bolus

    bolus Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    I was just reading that the 1902 olympics had pistol duels with wax bullets. Can we bring those back ?
     
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  7. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    It doesn't surprise me one bit. On more than a few subjects because of work, travel, curious interest or just my age, I know quite a bit. And on many, many, many occasions I have seen so called journalists get it soooo indisputably wrong!

    And these are mostly non political neutral kinds of things to do with welding , basic physics, tools, geography, history etc., even guns L.O.L.! And I really think a lot of the ignorant gun talk from these news people is really just plain ignorance. Add the anti-gun bias they have to that and they really do start to sound stupid.

    Ryan J. Reilly and his kind are supposed to inform us and make us less ignorant. I'm afraid he's pretty typical. A biased incomplete education and life in an insulated world of like minded family and friends with a one sided view of how things should be.

    Didn't journalists used to be well rounded people? It should be a requirement.
     
  8. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    I would think that rubber bullets would be heavier than the ear bullets....
     
  9. albin25

    albin25 Lewiston Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Speaking of ear plugs...I always get a chuckle out of the rifle range scene in "Jack Reacher" where Robert Duval is using what look like 9mm rounds as ear plugs.
     
  10. DoubleTapDrew

    DoubleTapDrew Oregon Well-Known Member

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    The gunny does it too RLeeErmey1.jpg
     
  11. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    :rolleyes:
     
  12. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    What? It ain't like someone is going to come up and whack the primers with a nail and hammer or something. That's the only way they're going to go off short of being totally immolated while they're in.

    We used to use .45ACP rounds as ear plugs on the Army firing ranges. (Back in the day)
     
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  13. albin25

    albin25 Lewiston Idaho Well-Known Member

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    "What? It ain't like someone is going to come up and whack the primers with a nail and hammer or something."

    Nobody was worried about them going off...We just think it's a cool bit of "accessorizing" for the range.
     
  14. Oregonhunter5

    Oregonhunter5 2C IDAHO Well-Known Member

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    I was raised doing that. And we also called up ground squirrels with spent 22 shells.
     
  15. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Cigarette butts will work in a pinch.
     
  16. Sstrand

    Sstrand La Grande OR Well-Known Member

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    jbett
    Make sure they aren't still smoking . . .

    Sheldon
     
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  17. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    DAYUM, that's just GROSS right there!




    LMAO!