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Re: GUNS! That's what's happenin'!

Post by durangopipe » Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:25 am

Hovannes wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:58 am
An interesting rifle range in Switzerland
https://youtu.be/r5capbhKlVA
Enjoyed the video, HOV.
I’ve never seen a range with electronic spotting like that! Nifty. I want one.

Two observations:

I cannot imagine anyone allowing a course having a major roadway passing under it.

And that archaic prone position. Has nobody taught those “ferriners” modified Estonian (right leg drawn up to get your tummy off the ground)? I can see those front sights pulsing from here.
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Post by cpd2186 » Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:29 am

Hovannes wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:58 am
An interesting rifle range in Switzerland
https://youtu.be/r5capbhKlVA
LOL.... That is insane!!! Love the monitors telling you where your shot is...

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Post by Hovannes » Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:17 pm

Perhaps the holes in Swiss cheese aren't as benign as they appear? :cheese:
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Post by cpd2186 » Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:39 pm

Hovannes wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:17 pm
Perhaps the holes in Swiss cheese aren't as benign as they appear? :cheese:
Made by stray bullets......

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Post by durangopipe » Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:52 pm

cpd2186 wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:39 pm
Hovannes wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:17 pm
Perhaps the holes in Swiss cheese aren't as benign as they appear? :cheese:
Made by stray bullets...
passing through rolls of cheese on the tops of passing cars.
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Post by Hovannes » Mon Jan 28, 2019 2:25 pm

durangopipe wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:52 pm
cpd2186 wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:39 pm
Hovannes wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:17 pm
Perhaps the holes in Swiss cheese aren't as benign as they appear? :cheese:
Made by stray bullets...
passing through rolls of cheese on the tops of passing cars.
https://youtu.be/ip7sfgkkNa8
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Re: GUNS! That's what's happenin'!

Post by Thunktank » Mon Jan 28, 2019 3:06 pm

cpd2186 wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:29 am
Hovannes wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:58 am
An interesting rifle range in Switzerland
https://youtu.be/r5capbhKlVA
LOL.... That is insane!!! Love the monitors telling you where your shot is...
+1

I would never trust Americans with a set up like that. I wouldn’t trust Australians with it either.
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Post by Jocose » Mon Jan 28, 2019 7:10 pm

https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/second- ... l-case.amp

The case, New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. New York City, at a minimum will decide whether or not a New York City law that limits residents' ability to transport their guns outside of their homes is constitutional.

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Post by Hovannes » Mon Jan 28, 2019 7:35 pm

Thunktank wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 3:06 pm
cpd2186 wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:29 am
Hovannes wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:58 am
An interesting rifle range in Switzerland
https://youtu.be/r5capbhKlVA
LOL.... That is insane!!! Love the monitors telling you where your shot is...
+1

I would never trust Americans with a set up like that. I wouldn’t trust Australians with it either.
The USAF considers much of the American West a firing range. The impact areas are marked on aeronautical charts.
Aussies would have to shoot via underpasses since its all upside down there :wink:
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Post by Thunktank » Tue Jan 29, 2019 7:56 pm

The perfect rifle for President Trump and his small hands:

https://youtu.be/e9WzIVonQbI
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Post by Hovannes » Tue Jan 29, 2019 8:46 pm

Ernest Hemingway's other Browning Superposed
https://www.shotgunlife.com/shotguns/gu ... paris.html

I just finished reading about Hemingway in the latest St Austin Review, and then this shows up on the internet.
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Post by Hovannes » Thu Feb 07, 2019 1:06 pm

Swiss K-31 rifle vs steel buffalo at 2240 yards
I found this interesting, but I'm a K-31 fan.
YMMV.
https://youtu.be/eqwG2caxNo8
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Post by Thunktank » Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:35 pm

Hovannes wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 1:06 pm
Swiss K-31 rifle vs steel buffalo at 2240 yards
I found this interesting, but I'm a K-31 fan.
YMMV.
https://youtu.be/eqwG2caxNo8
I am too. I didn’t get one when they were reasonably priced. I had a client who had about five of them. She was a hoarder and kept saying that she would sell me one, but she wouldn’t unclenche.

I do think about long range shooting from time to time. If I can find the time.
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