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Ever used a high caliber weapon before? If no, I REALLY wouldn't advise starting with flying targets.

Yes, I have. And its no harder to hit than a pop can once it stops moving wink.gif
    
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I immediately imagined these guys running out to save pigeons only to find a skeet shooting range.
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My main concern is that legitimate scientific drones might get shot down by overzealous hippy haters who assume that all drones are sent up by liberal gun-haters and/or fascist cops.
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Although, if I were going to shoot down drones I'd use nothing more powerful than .308, and even that's excessive except for the largest drones. I think .22 magnum to .223 REM is a good range. .22 LR is too inaccurate and you'll probably miss if it's at any altitude at all. More powerful rounds will penetrate the drone and keep going, potentially harming others. .22 magnum is probably the best choice really.
Edited by Phaedrus2129 - 2/20/12 at 7:06pm
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My main concern is that legitimate scientific drones might get shot down by overzealous hippy haters who assume that all drones are sent up by liberal gun-haters and/or fascist cops.

I'd assume it was someone trying to keep an eye on me, I wouldn't take kindly to that as I know many would.
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LOL. I'd do the same.
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Although, if I were going to shoot down drones I'd use nothing more powerful than .308, and even that's excessive except for the largest drones.

You can use whatever you'd like to shoot these things down. I am an overclocker however, and I plan on using my Mosin-Nagant to take these drones out.
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Although, if I were going to shoot down drones I'd use nothing more powerful than .308, and even that's excessive except for the largest drones. I think .22 magnum to .223 REM is a good range. .22 LR is too inaccurate and you'll probably miss if it's at any altitude at all. More powerful rounds will penetrate the drone and keep going, potentially harming others. .22 magnum is probably the best choice really.

Lol, the .22 LR would probably just bounce off of the drone rolleyes.gif
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Although, if I were going to shoot down drones I'd use nothing more powerful than .308, and even that's excessive except for the largest drones. I think .22 magnum to .223 REM is a good range. .22 LR is too inaccurate and you'll probably miss if it's at any altitude at all. More powerful rounds will penetrate the drone and keep going, potentially harming others. .22 magnum is probably the best choice really.

I'd use .338 lapua cause that's what I know. Or a pellet gun cause its cheap.
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Bro, fix your tags.
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