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Old February 24, 2011, 08:24 PM   #1
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The 7 Most Stupidly Overpowered Hunting Weapons

http://www.cracked.com/article_19038...g-weapons.html


Hope you like the article above.

Guns #7 and #1 are out there...

But I would love to own #6 the "Shadow Shield"

How about you?

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Old February 24, 2011, 08:41 PM   #2
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Granted, I don't see much point to the T-Rex, other than, "If it can be done, somebody will do it."

The general commentary about the other items comes across mostly
as "Plumb iggerant".

Punt guns were used in the days of market-hunting for ducks and geese. those days are gone, so the punt gun is merely a curiosity, same as da Vinci's "bombards".

Net guns? Mostly used by wildlife agency biologists...
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Old February 25, 2011, 12:06 AM   #3
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There is a reason they use a net on Emu. They have a velociraptor type talon on their feet that can disembowel a human in a heartbeat...
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Old February 25, 2011, 08:22 AM   #4
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Not what it's cracked up to be

I had a hard time reading the article without :barf: over the authors snide attitude. There's a line between witty and witless and they couldn't hit it with a punt gun. That being said, the shadow blind looks awesome! The clips of the fragmenting bullets in action was also impressive.

Is it just me or do anti-gun folks all think everything about firearms or hunting relates to the male anatomy?

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Old February 25, 2011, 10:34 AM   #5
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I think this site is Cracked magazine online. I remember Cracked magazine as an edgier version of Mad. I wouldnt put much energy into this article folks.
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Old February 25, 2011, 10:57 AM   #6
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I think the punt gun missed one of the clays. Its not so bad afterall. My girlfriends great grandfather whom is in a duck hunting museum in maryland used these punt guns and some of his guns are on display in the building. Her mom also has an OOOLD 4gauge single shot shotgun thats about 6 feet long that he used after thay banned the punt guns. Pretty cool!!!
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Old February 25, 2011, 07:26 PM   #7
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I was actually thinking about loading up some of those Varmint Grenades someday when I need to reload my .22-250 brass. We're going to just leave them in the field, so why not just spread them across the field? A little barbaric? Sure.
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Old February 25, 2011, 07:53 PM   #8
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I've got a .204 ruger "varmit vaporizer" 18" barreled PISTOL

Yes, it is a mini grenade launcher.
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Old February 25, 2011, 08:39 PM   #9
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Varmint grenades are cool!
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Old February 25, 2011, 11:29 PM   #10
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Barnes Varmint Grenades

These projectiles are pretty cool. In 22-250 the 36 gr. shot great--accuracy was outstanding. But they weren't exactly grenades. Maybe the prairie dogs were just tough. I shot one from behind at a couple hundred yards. Knocked him a$$ over tobacco box. Next thing, it was standing facing me, and there was a red blotch on its chest maybe an inch in diameter. Took a minute or so for it to go down. A V-max or Blitzking just blows them to pieces with a hit like that.

Use the 30 gr in 22 hornet. Different deal altogether. They don't exactly blow'em up but it rips'em pretty good---very lethal---disembowles the critters. And they are really accurate and work in my CZ really good.
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Old February 28, 2011, 04:47 PM   #11
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Judging from the clothing - the .577 was being shot in the Persian/Arabian Gulf region --- possibly the UAE, since there's so many gringos shooting, as well.

Not surprised. When I visited the UAE hunting exhibition - they had firearms that were all over the power spectrum. In the Gulf region - bigger is almost certainly better.
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Old February 5, 2012, 12:19 AM   #12
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That's Sheik Hamad of Dubai's personal underground range. United Arab Emirates. I've shot there a few times.
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Old February 5, 2012, 12:29 AM   #13
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http://youtu.be/r0NIPe9-OMI



Barrel: 16 3/4"
Length Unfolded: 42.5"
Length Folded: 33.5"
Weight Unloaded w/out Optics: 26lbs
Weight Loaded w/ Optics: 30lbs
Muzzle Brake: Armalite AR-50
Magazine Capacity: 5 Rounds
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Old February 5, 2012, 01:38 AM   #14
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We had to use a net gun to catch a couple endangered Mexican wolves to give them their vaccines when I worked at the wolf refuge center. It's a blast.
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Old February 5, 2012, 05:16 AM   #15
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If the author that wrote that section spent half as much time actually hunting as what he did writing that post, he'd be to busy harvesting and cleaning his kill than crying about other peoples toys. Just my opinion.
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Old February 5, 2012, 08:04 AM   #16
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....googling "shadow shield for sale".....



EDIT: $300??????

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Old February 5, 2012, 08:47 AM   #17
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Hey they forgot about that .950 JDJ or whatever it is, has like 200lbs of recoil or something crazy like that. Don't really see the purpose on all that but who WOULD'NT want to at least shoot a big bore English double rifle???
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Old February 5, 2012, 08:56 AM   #18
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frigate88, remember that there is a left side to the Bell Curve.
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Old February 5, 2012, 11:30 AM   #19
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Many people like the author can be blamed on the school system, they are told they are smart and witty so as not to hurt their feelings when in fact it some times does a person good to be told that they are not good at something and would be perceived by most of society as stupid of they persist.
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Old February 6, 2012, 04:21 PM   #20
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Here's a guy that made his own howitzer and then took it deer hunting.

http://www.buckstix.com/howitzer.htm





The OP's article is just designed to get page hits.
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Old February 6, 2012, 04:34 PM   #21
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Cracked is a low-brow humor website, and if you take the article for what it is, it's really quite hilarious. Just my kind of humor... Don't take the article to heart- meant for laughs, not to disparage hunters, or hunting.
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Old February 6, 2012, 05:52 PM   #22
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I need a punt gun for a huge feral cat population......
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Old February 6, 2012, 06:02 PM   #23
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There is a reason they use a net on Emu. They have a velociraptor type talon on their feet that can disembowel a human in a heartbeat...
I remember back in the '80s a bunch of local farmers were raising Emu, touting their low cholesterol for eating and their fine leather for boot-making. Some guys were making huge bucks with Emu, then one day the market collapsed and the birds weren't worth their feed.

A rancher isn't going to keep feeding something that is worthless, so the less reputable folks would load them in a trailer, and head for the forest in the dark of night. You'd see tail-lights, the gate would open, the gate would close and someone would be out of the Emu business. In my neck of the woods, this whole market collapse happened in the later weeks of October.

It caused quite a stir in the deer camps. Folks telling tales of big birds wandering past their deer stands. They did give the coyotes something to think about because an Emu is a match for a couple of coyotes, a flock of Emus is a match for a bunch of coyotes.
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Old February 6, 2012, 06:05 PM   #24
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I think I would have to go with the .950 JDJ from Knight Rifles. The title has transposed numbers. Either way....

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Old February 8, 2012, 11:32 PM   #25
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Cant remember where i saw it, but it was on the net, there is a .600 cali er revolver. It may have been a spoof but thats a big hoss of a hand cannon.
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