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Sighting in your expensive new deer rifle

1. Shiny new, high-powered deer rifle…………..$ 1,200.00

2. Quality, high-powered scope……………………$ 550.00

3. Bore sighting device……………………………….$ 140.00

4. Hospital Visit………………….$ 4,893.00

5. Forgetting to remove the bore sighting device prior to actually shooting the damned thing?
Priceless

GAME OVER

“Life’s tough……It’s even tougher if you’re stupid.”
-John Wayne

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    natedog
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    dointirong

    Sarcastastic
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    @natedog: reallydoinitrong

    maxcw
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    you should submit these photos to myth busters. They believe this to be not possible.

    Bicoid
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    Bicoid

    Mythbusters did not one, but two episodes on exactly these photos.

    Can sticking your finger in a gun barrel stop a bullet? 11/16/05
    Finger in a Gun Barrel 3/21/07

    LordPartyTime
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    You’ll notice that nothing indicates that a finger was used to stop said bullet. In fact, it shows a legitimate blockage to the barrel, not random debris or someone’s appendage. So, if Mythbusters was so narrow minded as to test something with device A and say that the result shown above is impossible to achieve with not only device A but also devices B through Z, then Mythbusters is almost as stupid as you are, Bicoid.

    compasseagle89
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    i remember watching the episode when it first came out, but i dont recall exactly everything they did. im pretty sure they didnt try just a finger (ballistics gel) – that isnt nearly thorough enough.

    im calling shenanigans!

    Luke Magnifico
    Member

    What’s a bore sighting device?

    What’s a bore?

    What’s a deer?

    evildick
    Member

    @LordPartyTime

    That seemed like a completely random hateful comment. Too much sand in your vagina today?

    TrAyVon'S GhOSt, nuCca
    Member

    @evildick:

    For a guy named evildick you’re pretty sensitive. Maybe you should change your name? Huh? May I suggest eviljim.

    Sincerely,

    stupidmagnus

    Puulaahi
    Member

    The make the bore sighting device bright red for a reason. Now why would they do that? Oh right, SO YOU REMEMBER TO TAKE IT OFF.

    Look at the bright side, the high powered scope is alright.

    Puulaahi
    Member

    *They

    LordPartyTime
    Member

    @ eviljim (I assume you’ll take Magnus’s suggestion)

    I don’t ascribe to your school of pandering responses to MCS subscribers personal feelings. It’s not hateful, but it is derisive of someone’s ignorance in relation to firearms, and if Mythbusters is ignorant enough to say that this type of situation cannot occur, then bollocks to them, bollocks to bicoid for listening to them, and bollocks to you for being Bicoids mommy.

    As for the sand, there is none, but my giant epeen is definitely enshrouded in some lovely meat curtains right about now.

    goforbroke
    Member

    @LordPartyTime: me thinks your using to big of words for the normal lurker to understand can you dumb that down for us?

    LordPartyTime
    Member

    No. l2read.

    goforbroke
    Member

    i thought thats why they have pictures on the interwebs.

    compasseagle89
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    after about 15 seconds on google: Setup Shotgun with remote control trigger Ballistics gel hand with a skeleton cast inside of it for rigidity. The hand was attached to Buster. Ballistics gel bust for the shooter The bust was made from a cast of Grant. The Tests Test 1 (gel hand): Buster’s gel finger was stuck inside the shotgun barrel. The entire hand was blown apart with no damage to the shotgun. Test 2 (wax hand): They used a stronger ballistic hand made of wax to plug the barrel. The wax hand was blown apart but the shotgun barrel was… Read more »

    Teejx
    Member

    That Kari from mythbusters is smokin hot! Shiny object……..

    Phyreblade
    Member

    @Teejx: Indeed… Love Kari. Science hotties are cool… 🙂

    SumoSnipe
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    SumoSnipe

    Hotties who know how to weld, and fire a minigun in a sundress….yup. Smokin. As for the pic itself: proof (to me) that money does not mean working brains.

    LordPartyTime
    Member

    compasseagle89 It’s good to know, then, that everyone who though Mythbusters busted this myth is an ignoramus worthy of internet scorn. “Shotgun with remote control trigger” vs “1. Shiny new, high-powered deer rifle…………..$ 1,200.00” One must take into account muzzle velocity (how fast and how much energy the bullet has upon leaving the barrel) in order to obtain an accurate comparison: 12-gauge shotgun (most typical shotgun type, since you failed to clarify which type) with a slug (yes, there are many different shot types, however “amie hammered a bullet into the end of the barrel” indicates a slug was used,… Read more »

    LordPartyTime
    Member

    By the way, “The .30-06 remains one of the most popular sporting cartridges in the world.” came from wiki here: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/30-06

    mintymadness
    Member

    That rifle appears to be a .270.. But it’s hard to tell based on the…well..split ass barrell.

    LordPartyTime
    Member

    .270 = even better

    “The load that made the .270 Winchester’s reputation was the 130 grain spitzer bullet at a muzzle velocity (MV) of 3140 fps” – www.chuckhawks.com/270win.htm

    Ride Fast
    Member

    No information is provided on the ammo used. I’ve seen revolvers and semi-auto handguns blown apart by hand loaded ammo with a double (or more) charge of gunpowder.

    WistfulD
    Member

    Shotguns are designed to be highly underpowered compared to their bore size (which is good, since their godawful wide). LordPartyTime, assuming compasseagle89 is right about them using a shotgun, you are correct that Mythbusters has not in fact dispelled this myth, although if this type of thing can and does split rifle barrels as you say, I’d ask if you could provide some documentation. What confounds me is why you are acting so angry and derisive.

    LordPartyTime
    Member

    WistfulD

    I personally haven’t blown up a barrel because I treat guns very carefully, so I don’t have any peronal picture documentation to provide. However, I humbly submit images 1, 2 and 3 shown at the top of this page for your consideration.

    Angry I am not, derisive I am. The appaling lack of topic-specific knowledge that some posters (bicoid and compasseagle89) present in their statements is more than enough for me to curl my lip and sneer. I’ll not claim to be an expert on firearms, but I will not open my mouth and prove myself a fool.

    Phyreblade
    Member

    Personally, I think relying solely on an episode of mythbusters as evidence of anything is a colossal mistake. They have a rather bad track record of using flawed science and employing incorrect test procedures, which often renders their conclusions invalid. Even Grant Imahara, whom I consider the only real engineer in the group, occasionally pulls a doozie. They aren’t all bad, but you’d be better off doing independent research and using their results as supplementary data to help interpret the your findings… It is in fact possible to banana peel the barrel of a rifle. Just because the myth busters… Read more »

    compasseagle89
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    @LordPartyTime: dude, chill the fuck out. i never said what they did was fact. i clearly stated that i pulled that from google, and even then, its just a summary of the episode with it. the only words i typed in that post were “after about 15 seconds on google:” and “so they DIDNT use a bore sighting device, because that isnt what was in the myth. their job is to bust the actual myths, which is possible even if they can somehow replicate the results.” even you cant deny those. you can deny whatever else, because i didnt watch… Read more »

    LordPartyTime
    Member

    compasseagle89 You supplied the results of your search (and yes, sadly you forgot to reference your work)in support of someone who was making an incorrect assumption. That makes you, your support, and your views as expressed by your linked support, erroneous. What makes you the final arbiter of what exact verbage constitutes a ‘myth’ or not? I may have heard the ‘myth’ just as the picture describes the situation above: bore sight causes barrel explosion, or some derivision thereof. As you stated, it doesn’t matter: you supported an argument which postulated that this situation could not happen based on incomplete… Read more »

    compasseagle89
    Member

    @LordPartyTime:
    im not saying anything about whether or not this myth is busted! if i have no argument, then it makes no difference that the “test” was faulty. i dont care if the mythbusters sucked at proving or disproving this, because im not saying that they are right or wrong, as you seem to think i am.

    grow a brain.

    goforbroke
    Member

    @compasseagle89:comment image

    and nice troll

    compasseagle89
    Member

    @goforbroke:
    yeah, the more i was posting (arguing) with LordPartyTime the more i remember that image. i just felt the need to show LPT why they are being an idiot, though in the process i made myself look like one. i just hate it when someone is trying to make an argument by making counterpoints to the non-existent ones.

    trolling was NOT my intent…bah…

    WistfulD
    Member

    @LordPartyTime Curling your lip and sneering is almost never a good idea. You admit to not being a firearms expert, but deride others for not having “topic-specific knowledge.” You could have come off as an auspicious knowledgeable indivual, forewarning others from rushing to judgement on a subject just because it was mythbusted. Instead, because you started this conversation on the offensive, you have come off as a pedantic, pathetic douche who does nothing but ruin legitimate conversations and make the internet worse for your presence thereon. Knowing fullwell what it is like to accidentally make a fool of oneself on… Read more »



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