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      02-07-2013, 04:43 PM   #45
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Sorry, i have enjoyed target shooting more than just the bbbbblllllllllllaaaaaaaaaaaahhhh
there is more of an art and science and skill to it.
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Sorry, i have enjoyed target shooting more than just the bbbbblllllllllllaaaaaaaaaaaahhhh
there is more of an art and science and skill to it.
what does this mean? why are you sorry?
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At the range today. Thanks for the extra mags MPower!

The shotty did not make the picture. (Beretta A400 extreme)
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I love your setup! Which pelican case it that? Also did you cut the foam yourself?
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At the range today. Thanks for the extra mags MPower!

The shotty did not make the picture. (Beretta A400 extreme)
Nice collection. Glad the mags got there safe!
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I love your setup! Which pelican case it that? Also did you cut the foam yourself?
It's the Pelican 1750 and I built a hot wire fo cutter to cut out the foam. Super easy, highly recommended.
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^^^^ that is sweet! I was wondering how the cutouts were so neat!
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It's the Pelican 1750 and I built a hot wire fo cutter to cut out the foam. Super easy, highly recommended.

More details on the build please?
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It's the Pelican 1750 and I built a hot wire fo cutter to cut out the foam. Super easy, highly recommended.

More details on the build please?
YouTube "hot wire foam cutter"
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YouTube "hot wire foam cutter"
I know what a hot wire foam cutter is, but I was interested in his exact setup.
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Check out what I just put together!
Wow that's gun porn, saiga 12?


This thread is epic win IMO
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Wow that's gun porn, saiga 12?


This thread is epic win IMO
Yes sir, modified saga 12!
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I know what a hot wire foam cutter is, but I was interested in his exact setup.
I just used 3/4" PVC for the arm, chromium wire (found at a hobby shop) a single pole dimmer switch (on high the wire is way too hot) and a 25.2v 2a transformer from radio shack. The wood I had left over from another project. I can put more about my build with some pictures later if you are interested.

I also used a foam knife to make the initial cut to get the wire through.
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I just used 3/4" PVC for the arm, chromium wire (found at a hobby shop) a single pole dimmer switch (on high the wire is way too hot) and a 25.2v 2a transformer from radio shack. The wood I had left over from another project. I can put more about my build with some pictures later if you are interested.

I also used a foam knife to make the initial cut to get the wire through.

That's awesome great job!
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yep, we just had a debate in social studies about guns. almost nobody voted in favor of guns, and there were only a couple people in favor of assault rifles they just don't understand that a gun isn't necessarily evil.
We had a very similar debate at my office the other day, there were 22 of us for numbers. When asked, all but 8 were anti gun, of those 4 were not for assault rifles. The 4 that were for guns as a whole, no matter what they are, are all gun owners, and all but 1 of the rest have actually been around guns, shot them, etc.

I made the decision we are all going to take the afternoon Friday to go and shoot a little. Not making anybody shoot a gun, but I want them to be around them to see why people enjoy having and using them. Amazingly, nobody fought about having to go. Best company outing I have planned yet, if I do say so myself.
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I think its about time that Bimmer Post off topic gets a section devoted to guns.
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We had a very similar debate at my office the other day, there were 22 of us for numbers. When asked, all but 8 were anti gun, of those 4 were not for assault rifles. The 4 that were for guns as a whole, no matter what they are, are all gun owners, and all but 1 of the rest have actually been around guns, shot them, etc.

I made the decision we are all going to take the afternoon Friday to go and shoot a little. Not making anybody shoot a gun, but I want them to be around them to see why people enjoy having and using them. Amazingly, nobody fought about having to go. Best company outing I have planned yet, if I do say so myself.
good job! educate them!
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good job! educate them!
Thank you. That's one thing that I have seen way too many times; don't like guns but have never been around them, shot them, seen the responsible use of them, etc. so I just hope to have a few come around on the subject. If I can add more gun owners to the office, that's even better.

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nice! was anyone swayed by the outing?
Going this Friday. I will report back and see how many new gun owners we add after that.
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Good work, make sure you run through all safety first. Last thing you would want is a mistake by someone who is not aware of safety protocols.
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No doubt about it, the other 3 and I are sitting down this afternoon to lay out a plan for hoe to be sure that everybody has a good time while remaining safe. I want them to have the best experience possible to be sure that they come out with a totally different view of things, maybe even convert a few to gun owners. Even for the ones that don't shoot that day, I want them to see what responsible gun owners do with firearms, not what they think happens because of the news stories of late.
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