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Old 04-18-2012, 02:31 AM   #1
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Heard a story about a guy in Iraq that set his m40/model 700 down on a train track and it got HIT BY A TRAIN!!???...Anyways the soldier picked the m40 up to continue his mission with the rifle working flawlessly and all it needed was a good cleaning to get the sand out of it ...Is this a true story?..Anybody else hear about it?..If so I'm a proud owner of a train proof gun.



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Old 04-18-2012, 02:33 AM   #2
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Heard a story about a guy in Iraq that set his m40/model 700 down on a train track and it got HIT BY A TRAIN!!???...Anyways the soldier picked the m40 up to continue his mission with the rifle working flawlessly and all it needed was a good cleaning to get the sand out of it ...Is this a true story?..Anybody else hear about it?..If so I'm a proud owner of a train proof gun.
common sense tells me this is fake. just me but have you seen a car hit by a train? i doubt a rifle would stand any better of a chance


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Take a piece of hardwood and lay it on some tracks, see what happens (oh, and do not stand nearby when you do!)


I'm going to go with a BOATLOAD OF BS on this one

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most likely the soldier leaned it against a pole or rail right to next to track and the wind of a passing train knocked it over. actually hit and no damage i dont think so.

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It's a true story. Seen the video about it on http://www.remington700.tv/ when they were fighting back against NBC stating the triggers didn't work and were going off by themselves and all that nonsense.

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It's a true story. Seen the video about it on http://www.remington700.tv/ when they were fighting back against NBC stating the triggers didn't work and were going off by themselves and all that nonsense.
I just watched that video and at no point was a train mentioned.
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I just watched that video and at no point was a train mentioned.
thanks for saving me another 7min
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Found it!

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There is more than one video on that website..... Come on now

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There is more than one video on that website..... Come on now
The link I posted shows the video I think you were talking about.


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