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Old 11-12-2012, 01:53 AM   #17101
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Hmm.. Gut training...
Sounds like a winner!

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Donuts will kill you...
You're just not accustomed to normal foods my dear
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Donuts will kill you...
so will time, so will a stray bullet, so will an angry bear.
Why not enjoy my inevitable death with a donut in my hand

If, when, i die i am gonna go out my way dammit!
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so will time, so will a stray bullet, so will an angry bear.
Why not enjoy my inevitable death with a donut in my hand

If, when, i die i am gonna go out my way dammit!
Time will eventually kill everyone, I just prefer to not help it out
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Yeah, I know. I just thought they wouldn't be coming from above. Dammit! Now I have to get some anti-aircraft artillery.
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I know where you can buy a nice 20mm rifle for $5000 , but it's probably not legal in California.
I bet model rockets are still legal there. Some of the bigger ones even have tiny lil spots for a payload.

Model rocketry is what lead to the V2 "buzzbombs" in WW2.

http://www.estesrockets.com/002123-eggscalibertm A few dozen of these with the proper "egg" would make things interesting. Maybe just some metal shavings for those turbine engines to chew on.
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I bet model rockets are still legal there. Some of the bigger ones even have tiny lil spots for a payload.

Model rocketry is what lead to the V2 "buzzbombs" in WW2.
We have model rockets, built a few from scratch. I don't think I would attempt a shot at an A-10 though.
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We have model rockets, built a few from scratch. I don't think I would attempt a shot at an A-10 though.
No offense, but I don't think you would be enough of a target for an A-10 (no armor). I'm thinking more of helicopters.

Besides, the A-10's are turbofan or something, not turbine.
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no armor)
Sez who?

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I'm thinking more of helicopters.
So an RPG?

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Besides, the A-10's are turbofan or something, not turbine.
Point being? I still wouldn't shoot at one.
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Sez who?



So an RPG?



Point being? I still wouldn't shoot at one.
By armor, i meant tanks, the intended target the A-10 was designed for.

RPG-type device would require some skills to get the impact trigger right and such, but shouldn't be impossible. However, non-explosive payloads could also be interesting - stuff to foul turbine engines (like on helicopters) like metal shavings (magnesium comes to mind) or paint to coat cameras or windshields.

I would shoot at anything shooting at me, if i had no good alternative. Additionally, model rocketry has handy components like those handy launch controllers and ignitors. Heck, a swarm of the cheapo rockets launched all together might be enough to keep a pilot busy while i split.
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