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Old 05-25-2013, 08:29 PM   #2701
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Took another trip to the range with my 22/45 lite. Such a fantastic pistol. My not so local, but worth the drive, range has a nice steel target setup for .22 pistols. Put a lot of ammoe through her and she worjed like a champ. So glad I paid the premium price that it cost over the other Ruger MK piatols and the neos. My hands are just too big for the neos, and the other Rugers weigh too much.



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Old 05-26-2013, 05:18 PM   #2702
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I never thought I'd see a handgun that was so ugly, so obtuse, that I'd not want to even shoot it, let alone own it. Well it is here. Feast thine eyes on this puppy:



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Old 05-27-2013, 01:30 PM   #2703
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I never thought I'd see a handgun that was so ugly, so obtuse, that I'd not want to even shoot it, let alone own it. Well it is here. Feast thine eyes on this puppy:



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well its a first for me too, i cant make out where/how youre supposed to hold it?

it reminds me of one of those plastic toy BB guns that are caricatures of real guns eg M16/AK?
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Old 05-27-2013, 01:37 PM   #2704
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well its a first for me too, i cant make out where/how youre supposed to hold it?

it reminds me of one of those plastic toy BB guns that are caricatures of real guns eg M16/AK?
I was similarly confused about shooting it....there is a video and you can see it...The REALLY bizarre bit was where they had it hooked onto different military weapons, and were shooting both at the same time..
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Old 05-27-2013, 04:00 PM   #2705
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Old 05-28-2013, 04:42 PM   #2706
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One of the best parts of the Ruger MK pistols is the limitless aftermarket for them.



Installed the hammer bushing so I no longer have to have the mag in it to dry fire. Makes it easier to strip down. Have a pac lite compensator on the way, and hoping to get the volquartson trigger parts to really make it awesome.

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Old 05-29-2013, 07:50 AM   #2707
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I never thought I'd see a handgun that was so ugly, so obtuse, that I'd not want to even shoot it, let alone own it. Well it is here. Feast thine eyes on this puppy:



More here: http://zipfactory.com/
Does that come with a cardboard cutout of Michael Bey? "As seen in Transformers!!!!"

Wow. Makes my Browning Hi Power look like a fucking Piccaso.
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Old 05-29-2013, 08:15 AM   #2708
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Midway currently having a closeout special on Caldwell motorized "Shootin' Gallery" targets

here: http://www.midwayusa.com/product/897...tNum=104213167

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Old 05-29-2013, 07:47 PM   #2709
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Recently picked up 1k rounds of subsonic hollow point ammoes and was messing around at the range yesterday with them......I noticed that the subsonic seemed to hit harder than the standard, 1300+ FPS ammoes.....it left larger holes in cans and much bigger splintering and exit holes in wood.

Is there any legitimacy to this or is it in my head? How does the mechanics/physics of a slower ammoe allow it to hit harder if so?

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Old 05-29-2013, 08:25 PM   #2710
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Recently picked up 1k rounds of subsonic hollow point ammoes and was messing around at the range yesterday with them......I noticed that the subsonic seemed to hit harder than the standard, 1300+ FPS ammoes.....it left larger holes in cans and much bigger splintering and exit holes in wood.

Is there any legitimacy to this or is it in my head? How does the mechanics/physics of a slower ammoe allow it to hit harder if so?

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I would test both types of rounds in a ballistic gelatin.

I think there you'd see that the slower speed may allow it to tumble/splinter earlier - which inhibits penetration even if the speed didn't... where-as the higher speed penetrates farther in before hitting the same (i.e. splintering/expanding and transferring its energy).

Through some thin media the faster bullet just passes right through without transferring as much energy. It's kind of like that table-cloth trick where if you pull it fast enough the shit sits on the table.
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Old 05-29-2013, 09:38 PM   #2711
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I would test both types of rounds in a ballistic gelatin.

I think there you'd see that the slower speed may allow it to tumble/splinter earlier - which inhibits penetration even if the speed didn't... where-as the higher speed penetrates farther in before hitting the same (i.e. splintering/expanding and transferring its energy).

Through some thin media the faster bullet just passes right through without transferring as much energy. It's kind of like that table-cloth trick where if you pull it fast enough the shit sits on the table.
I was thinking about energy transference and the tumble effect, but the wood I was shooting through was not wussy stuff...it was 1 inch oak/maple. (an old side tabletop, in this case)
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Old 05-30-2013, 07:22 AM   #2712
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Recently picked up 1k rounds of subsonic hollow point ammoes and was messing around at the range yesterday with them......I noticed that the subsonic seemed to hit harder than the standard, 1300+ FPS ammoes.....it left larger holes in cans and much bigger splintering and exit holes in wood.

Is there any legitimacy to this or is it in my head? How does the mechanics/physics of a slower ammoe allow it to hit harder if so?

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Is the bullet significantly heavier? You can get the same energy from a heavy slow projectile as you can from a fast light one. The ballistics and range are totally different, but energy can be close.
E=mc² and all that.
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Old 05-30-2013, 10:54 AM   #2713
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and dont forget a hollow point will try and give up more energy than a conical bullet on impact.
the faster bullet may carry loads more muzzle energy but it just drills holes through the target without losing any of it, hence the nice neat holes verses ragged holes.
push a pencil sharp end 1st through a soda can, then the blunt end with the same force. what happens?
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Old 05-30-2013, 02:31 PM   #2714
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push a pencil sharp end 1st through a soda can, then the blunt end with the same force. what happens?
1) you get a hole in a soda can
2) you jab the shit out of your hand
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Old 05-30-2013, 03:00 PM   #2715
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2) you jab the shit out of your hand
anyone that dumb shouldnt be around guns
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