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Re: Stopping a gun with your finger tip?
« Reply #25 on: 19/10/2005 01:03:21 »
Well I'm glad you're healing...hope there's no serious infection...are you on antibiotics ?

I suspect you are the first to admit to your unique self infliction....perhaps there are other out there who want to add to this list and come clean about their own self inflicted errors !!

Speedy recovery to you McWhitey.

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Re: Stopping a gun with your finger tip?
« Reply #26 on: 23/10/2005 20:55:32 »
I have been shot countless times with all different types of air guns.  I've even shot myself.  No series injurys though.
 

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Re: Stopping a gun with your finger tip?
« Reply #27 on: 23/10/2005 21:31:59 »
Phil...can i ask why you've been shot so many times ?...why did you shoot yourself ?...was it an accident ?

glad you're ok.

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Re: Stopping a gun with your finger tip?
« Reply #28 on: 27/10/2005 22:56:38 »
I shot my foot (with my shoe on) it didnt hurt :) im fine.
 

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Re: Stopping a gun with your finger tip?
« Reply #29 on: 27/10/2005 22:58:10 »
O yea i've been shot many times because me and my friends like to do that.  Ever heard of airsoft or paintball.  I wouldn't let my friends shoot me with anything above 100fps though.
 

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Re: Stopping a gun with your finger tip?
« Reply #30 on: 27/10/2005 22:59:24 »
1000 fps
 

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Re: Stopping a gun with your finger tip?
« Reply #31 on: 30/10/2005 13:17:35 »
wouldn't a good way to see if this works to seel the tip of the gun with something else. And just see if it works. If anyone here has got a gun of their own, try it. But could you break your gun doing that or make the gun explode or anything?

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Re: Stopping a gun with your finger tip?
« Reply #32 on: 31/10/2005 21:25:54 »
I've tried it and it DOES work.

(I used quick-drying cement to seal the end of the gun, by the way.)


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Re: Stopping a gun with your finger tip?
« Reply #33 on: 01/11/2005 00:42:54 »
I thought people in the UK wernt allowed to own guns?

And is the gun okay.
 

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Re: Stopping a gun with your finger tip?
« Reply #34 on: 14/12/2005 17:25:14 »
people still do.

Actually if you havea license you can.

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Re: Stopping a gun with your finger tip?
« Reply #35 on: 14/12/2005 21:23:59 »
The only hand guns i believe that are allowed in the UK are 22s and there only allowed for sporting purposes. Blocking up the end of a gun is a very dangerous thing to do.All that energy that is created when you pull the trigger has got to go somewhere and will chose the path of least Resistance,if the barrel is blocked semi blocked or even just a little bit dirty the blast can come out backwards towards you.

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« Last Edit: 15/12/2005 00:23:24 by ukmicky »
 

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Re: Stopping a gun with your finger tip?
« Reply #36 on: 18/12/2005 21:16:49 »
quote:
Originally posted by MayoFlyFarmer

is it suicide if its caused by stupidity?



No, it's natural selection.:D

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Re: Stopping a gun with your finger tip?
« Reply #37 on: 19/12/2005 22:19:48 »
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Originally posted by ukmicky

The only hand guns i believe that are allowed in the UK are 22s and there only allowed for sporting purposes.



Didn't think even 22's were allowed, which is why all our shooters now have to train abroad (and why there had to be special legal dispensation for the commonwealth games).

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/52222.stm
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Labour extended the ban on privately held guns to the smaller weapons after the party won the 1997 General Election.
Ministers believe the legislation will improve public safety. Pistol enthusiasts argue it will hit law-abiding sporting shooters.

 

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Re: Stopping a gun with your finger tip?
« Reply #38 on: 06/01/2006 18:37:44 »
In America there's a show called Mythbusters and they tested this myth and proved that shoving your finger or any other object down the barrel of a gun would not stop a bullet, and result in a probable death.
 

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Re: Stopping a gun with your finger tip?
« Reply #39 on: 16/01/2006 16:49:25 »
according to Mythbusters its not true. allthough they did manage to pop the barrell slightly in their experiments
 

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Re: Stopping a gun with your finger tip?
« Reply #40 on: 29/01/2006 01:06:46 »
if you place your finger in the end of a gun barrel, then pull the trigger, a small metal object travelling around 850fps will move it,thus making room for several litres of scalding hot,rapidly expanding gasses,also travelling at around 850fps.these gasses will burn flesh off your hand and burn the sleeve of your best armani,so if you dont want to lose a finger(or suit)dont put your finger in a gun barrel.
its ok for james garner,he can afford to purchase new fingers "willy-nilly" us hourly paid workers cant.
 

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Re: Stopping a gun with your finger tip?
« Reply #41 on: 05/02/2006 22:43:53 »
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Didn't think even 22's were allowed, which is why all our shooters now have to train abroad (and why there had to be special legal dispensation for the commonwealth games).


I just checked with a gunsmith friend of mine and what you say is sort of true.

Its sort of because they have found a way around the present law by producing guns with clip on clip off barrels allowing them to be sold as rifle's which do not have a blanket ban under the present law.

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Re: Stopping a gun with your finger tip?
« Reply #42 on: 06/02/2006 00:49:19 »
WHAT WE NEED IS A BLANKET BAN ON ALL WEAPONS,IF WORLD LEADERS DONT LIKE EACH OTHER,LET THEM GO BEHIND THE TOILETS AND HAVE A PUNCH UP!.  (OR DID THAT USED TO BE A FAG)DO IT OUTSIDE THE UN THEN ALL THE OTHER DELEGATES CAN FORM A CIRCLE AND CHANT FIGHT,FIGHT,FIGHT.
THAT WAY WE COULD ALL LAY BACK AND ENJOY LIFE.


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Re: Stopping a gun with your finger tip?
« Reply #43 on: 12/02/2006 03:46:57 »
When you say all weapons does it mean all weapons. (what about knives)
 

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Re: Stopping a gun with your finger tip?
« Reply #44 on: 12/02/2006 21:35:09 »
KNIVES WERE THE PRIMARY WEAPON USED IN THE 9/11 ATTACKS,SOME PASSENGERS APPARENTLY WITNESSED MURDER WITH THEM.
CUTLERY IS AN OBVIOUS EXEPTION,BUT KNIVES SHOULD HAVE SOME KIND OF CONTROL,IF YOUR NOT A HUNTER,YOU HAVE NO REASON TO BE CARRYING A HUNTING KNIFE,IF NOT A COMMANDO THE SAME,NO REASON TO CARRY A COMMANDO KNIFE.
UNFORTUNATELY CONTROLING KNIVES IS GOING TO BE ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE,AS ANYONE WITH A FILE AND A STEEL BAR CAN MAKE ONE.
CRIME INVOLVING KNIVES IS ON THE INCREASE,THE SAD FACT IS WE ARE A VIOLENT SPECIES AND THERE WILL ALWAYS BE A DEMAND FOR WEAPONS OF ONE TYPE OR ANOTHER.   [V]

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Re: Stopping a gun with your finger tip?
« Reply #45 on: 14/02/2006 02:52:18 »
I think getting world peace would be a whole heck of a lot easier to achieve than no weapons.
 

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Re: Stopping a gun with your finger tip?
« Reply #46 on: 14/02/2006 06:13:17 »
One of the stories I have heard, but I cannot say if it is true or not, is that the reason the Chinese are so into the martial arts is because one of their emperors forbade the use of knives, so people had to invent ways of killing each other without knives.

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Re: Stopping a gun with your finger tip?
« Reply #47 on: 14/02/2006 23:35:52 »
Wow, I can beleive that. So i guess a weapon could even be a fist.


Those chinese...
 

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Re: Stopping a gun with your finger tip?
« Reply #48 on: 14/02/2006 23:43:05 »
Chinese,Koreans,Japanese,Indians they all have their own martial art,and each is as deadly as the next,but they look fantastic in a demo.

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Re: Stopping a gun with your finger tip?
« Reply #49 on: 14/02/2006 23:51:53 »
I've taken a Tang Soo Doo Korean karate class for about 5 years but could probably not hurt anyone. I donít know about all karateís but we pretty much only learned how to get out of a fight.
 

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