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Old January 2, 2014, 01:44 AM   #1
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Just thought ya'll like to see this...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bONuP9wAm-g


this is the R.A.T I was talking about that my husband and father in law designed for target practice and training.
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Old January 2, 2014, 08:07 AM   #2
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Ohhhh, . . . I should not have seen that,.........

Now I've got to start pounding the yard sales for wireless / radio controlled toys to make me one of those.

I guess a guys fun is just never ending, . . . so much fun to have.

Thanks, Compromise, . . .

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Old January 2, 2014, 10:42 AM   #3
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Your welcome!

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Ohhhh, . . . I should not have seen that,.........

Now I've got to start pounding the yard sales for wireless / radio controlled toys to make me one of those.

I guess a guys fun is just never ending, . . . so much fun to have.

Thanks, Compromise, . . .

May God bless,
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Your welcome~ it's actually pretty neat to watch some highly skilled shooters/trainers go up against it. So far only a few have beaten the target.. ususally the target wins..
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Old January 2, 2014, 11:05 AM   #4
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Old January 2, 2014, 02:41 PM   #5
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you can get one!

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dtsystems on Facebook has the link to their website as well.
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Old January 2, 2014, 02:45 PM   #6
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Cool. So, "Adaptive Target" means its movement isn't necessarily pre-programmed, but it adapting to your movements, too?
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Old January 2, 2014, 06:17 PM   #7
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Hmmmmmmm, now you got me thinking, and that's always dangerous.

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Old January 2, 2014, 07:57 PM   #8
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It's unpredicatable.

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Cool. So, "Adaptive Target" means its movement isn't necessarily pre-programmed, but it adapting to your movements, too?

yes, it is NOT programmed so you can't outsmart it by observing its pattern. It is not predictable, just like a maniac on the loose!

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Old January 3, 2014, 04:52 AM   #9
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That is extremely cool.
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Old January 3, 2014, 02:39 PM   #10
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That is freakin cool. Wish I had the land to use this
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Old January 5, 2014, 12:48 PM   #11
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A friend of mine was telling me about this thing a day before Compromise made this post. Not sure where he heard about it.

My question is, how well armored is the RAT? People drop shots while trying to fire quickly all the time. With the stress of trying to hit a erratic moving target, I would not be surprised if a shooter were to flinch before a shot and put a round right into that thing's hull.
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Old January 5, 2014, 01:16 PM   #12
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It appears to be remote controlled. Although I like it and think it will be a great training tool, I can also see unfamiliar operators running the bot where they shouldn't and creating dangerous situations. Such as in between the two shooters.
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Old January 5, 2014, 01:21 PM   #13
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Willie, I think I would rather the machine eat the bullet. If it was armored and the bullet ricocheted...
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Old January 5, 2014, 05:25 PM   #14
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The phrase "shut up and take my money" certainly comes to mind.
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Old January 6, 2014, 09:14 AM   #15
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A friend of mine was telling me about this thing a day before Compromise made this post. Not sure where he heard about it.

My question is, how well armored is the RAT? People drop shots while trying to fire quickly all the time. With the stress of trying to hit a erratic moving target, I would not be surprised if a shooter were to flinch before a shot and put a round right into that thing's hull.
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Old January 6, 2014, 09:19 AM   #16
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It appears to be remote controlled. Although I like it and think it will be a great training tool, I can also see unfamiliar operators running the bot where they shouldn't and creating dangerous situations. Such as in between the two shooters.
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For training and demonstration purposes, The Conceal Carry and DT Systems staff are the operators of the remote control. I have never seen them take the Bot between persons as that would not be a safe thing to do. They obviously want both practicality and safety.

The RAT is a specialized Robot for training of law enforcement, conceal carry, and military. Not that individuals don't have the opportunity to own it, but of course it is a two person effort, one for operation of controls, one for shooting. The person you practice or train with obviously needs to know and understand that safety is the priority over practicality and both persons should trust the other, and have common sense.
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Old January 6, 2014, 09:27 AM   #17
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Armored & Ricochet

I was only told this from my husband so read it in that tone of voice you would when answering a nagging wife's questions:

"It's armored well enough to take almost all pistol rounds"


What about Ricochet?

"No. It hits and splatters
Same idea with shooting steel targets. Bullets are much softer than steel. So they basically splatter
Now that splatter can send bits of lead, but nothing that would cause damage, and that's why safety glasses are always worn"
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Old January 6, 2014, 02:49 PM   #18
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I like these better. GNAT shooting with tannerite.
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Old January 6, 2014, 06:07 PM   #19
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Very cool.
We have used remote control trucks with balloons tied to dowels, which was pretty fun and good training... until someone (who may or may not have looked like me)shot a bit low
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Old January 7, 2014, 06:27 PM   #20
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WAY too close for safety. Look how both shooters are practically pointing at each other.
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Old January 8, 2014, 11:31 AM   #21
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Cool concept, I'd like to try it out though. I feel something like this attached to it would make more sense. Though I don't know how you'd mark your target with it. Maybe paint it each time like you would with steel to refresh it?



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Old January 9, 2014, 01:36 PM   #22
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Thanks for posting. With that said now you got me thinking in a whole new way of target shooting
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Old January 9, 2014, 05:22 PM   #23
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RATs....

The RAT type systems have been around for a few years. They aren't really "new".
I will say the concept is impressive to condition shooters to fire on moving targets. The human eye is drawn to movement. To be reactive & able to handle a dynamic event is good training.
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Old February 20, 2014, 03:00 PM   #24
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Whats the price tag on one of these babies?
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Old February 21, 2014, 10:06 PM   #25
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At about 30 seconds and again at one minute the target moves rapidly toward and between two shooters who are firing quickly, and totally focused on the target. I could easily see one of them getting shot. It's a neat idea with proper control.
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