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Originally Posted by Vagrant Storm View Post

be sure to shoot first and ask questions later.
Heh, I've never understood why some one even needs more than a single shot...at least a bolt action. If your that bad of a shot that you need military grade firearms to hunt than you should never be allowed near a gun.

Last time I checked 1 9mm bullet will not stop a bear from ripping your face off unless its a head shot or you get it in the heart.
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Last time I checked 1 9mm bullet will not stop a bear from ripping your face off unless its a head shot or you get it in the heart.

Who takes a 9mm bear hunting? No one.
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Last time I checked 1 9mm bullet will not stop a bear from ripping your face off unless its a head shot or you get it in the heart.

not enought powder to go through the fat to get to the heart, and you would have to shoot it in the eye to reach the brain... your chalange begins now... GL thumb.gif

lol... i dont have a problem with people owning large cal firearms... i have an issue when they are the hunting weapon of choice (if it is massive overkill like usual)... if you choose to hunt bears, and they kill you, i have no problem TBH... just like i have no problem with the dear kicking the hunter repeatedly... you shouldnt just get unlimited tries to kill something... witchever side gets to it first wins fair and square tongue.gif
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Should make hostage situations incredibly easier to handle.
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Should make hostage situations incredibly easier to handle.

it probably only works in clear areas from decent distance... in hostage situations it mey even be needed to make a couple U-tuns wth.gif
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Who takes a 9mm bear hunting? No one.

Who said you had to be hunting? You can be strolling through the woods and encounter a pissed off mama bear trying to protect her cubs.

"A wild bear appear!"
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Should make hostage situations incredibly easier to handle.

Doubt it unless they are stand a good distance from the hostage. The article doesn't say how accurate it is with mid flight adjustments. We only know that it can and hit in the general area.

If the hostage is being used as a shield that would make a very difficult shot to make since the target zone is within 8 inch diameter according to the article. 8 inches margin of error is very big when in a situation like i described.

Chances of being in that situation is slim compared to just being guarded. It would most likely be body shots anyway to have a higher chance of hitting the target versus a head shot.
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Who said you had to be hunting? You can be strolling through the woods and encounter a pissed off mama bear trying to protect her cubs.
"A wild bear appear!"

thats why i walk with chuck noris... doesnt everyone? wth.gif
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the distance is realy unimpressive... the idea is fascinating, but they have to be ungodly expensive, and we already have rifles accurate up to well over 1.5 miles
EDIT: ill wait for improvements smile.gif

You obviously know nothing about munitions.

A sniper engaging a target at 1.5miles has to account for anything from wind speed and direction, humidity, temperature and the spin of the earth. A guided projectile removes this guess work, and ensures a much higher hit/kill chance.
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military grade rifles lol
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