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Old 11-22-2012, 03:23 AM   #11
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I always liked the sparks produced when a lead and copper bullet hits a steel car body.



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I always like when they take cover behind drywall. LOL



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I always like when they take cover behind drywall. LOL
What about when they flip over a table to hide behind it!!!!
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What about bending bullet paths? Thats my fave! Just curve it around one object to hit another. Anybody watch that garbage movie... the end when hot chick throws shot in a perfect circle and it not only goes around a while room but thru several heads on its way. Worst movie ever!

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What about when they flip over a table to hide behind it!!!!
You're right, that's even better!
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I remember an episode of "Cade's County" - old modern day western with Glenn Ford as the sheriff driving the Jeep in the southwest. He steps out of his Jeep - sees the bad guy climbing up a distant hill - pulls his snubnose 38 from his holster and in one unaimed shot - shoots the guy at the top of the hill!
It was truly amazing shooting!

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I always liked the sparks produced when a lead and copper bullet hits a steel car body.
In "The Phantom", I saw a lot of bullets producing Sparks when hitting trees. I thought that was cool as hell.

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What about bending bullet paths? Thats my fave! Just curve it around one object to hit another. Anybody watch that garbage movie... the end when hot chick throws shot in a perfect circle and it not only goes around a while room but thru several heads on its way. Worst movie ever!
Actually possible, in a fashion. It's much the same concept as what happens when a fast moving vehicle, such as a fighter jet, leads another fast moving vehicle, such as another fighter jet. Not EXACTLY the same thing, but very close. But that last scene with Jolie? Yeah... God bless Hollywood, because the teachers of America seriously neglected screenwriters but a person can reproduce this "bullet bending" effect in a way if they can move near the speed of sound. In a circle, not a chance.

Not to mention the natural arc of a projectile. For instance, a .30-06 has a drop of anywhere between 20 and 35 feet at 1000 yards, depending on load and rifle specs. Which means, you can stand dead in front of someone shooting at a 1000 yard target, at half that range or so, and theoretically be perfectly safe, because they would actually be shooting OVER you to let the bullet "fall" onto it's beaten zone (which hopefully includes the x-ring). But if you try it and get your melon popped, don't go telling folks I told you it was okay. (That means stay behind the firing line, regardless).
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One thing they never do in Hollywood is go into a known danger prepared, they always wait until the very last moment to "rack" their guns. Who in their right minds is gonna wait until the last second to have the gun locked and loaded. Another thing is they call cartridges "bullets" and magazines are "clips".

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One thing they never do in Hollywood is go into a known danger prepared, they always wait until the very last moment to "rack" their guns. Who in their right minds is gonna wait until the last second to have the gun locked and loaded. Another thing is they call cartridges "bullets" and magazines are "clips".
Plus they rack it again before firing---
BTW- I call'em boolits too
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I always like hearing then rack the slide on a shotgun but then when they show them they are holding a double barrel.



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