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Old October 3, 2012, 11:41 PM   #1
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Silly-Putty Rounds

Did a quick search and didn't see this posted yet.


Guys make Silly-Putty Shotgun rounds.


Interesting.


Would never use for anything, especially their home defense opinion at the end, but it's cool all the things shotgun ammo can turned into.

Here's the vid.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t1tsdfq16Ho
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Old October 4, 2012, 11:43 AM   #2
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One more indication that ANYTHING fired from a shotgun - including blanks - can be lethal.
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Old October 4, 2012, 11:44 PM   #3
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Definitely.


His channel has a whole array of odd shotgun projectiles.

The wax and magnets were brutal.
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Old October 6, 2012, 11:24 PM   #4
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ya just got to remember that in the days before modern rifles they loaded guns with all kinds of things...nails, glass shards, gravel, dirt ....all guns were shotguns ya might say but i bet George Washington NEVER used silly putty
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Old October 7, 2012, 05:25 AM   #5
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True?

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remember that in the days before modern rifles they loaded guns with all kinds of things...nails, glass shards, gravel, dirt ....
I have read that idea before...more than once....I wonder, though, whether it is actually true. No disrespect intended.
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Old October 13, 2012, 09:46 AM   #6
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To simulate silly putty's high velocity affect non-lethally, have someone get a wad of it and let them throw it at your bare back as hard as they can.

I'll bet it hurts and acts like a solid at 50mph... probably at 1000 fps also.
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Old October 15, 2012, 09:03 PM   #7
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I would have shot have first shot with a welders mask and gloves.
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Old October 16, 2012, 10:54 AM   #8
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History is your friend...

http://www.americanheritage.com/cont...ne-cannon-ball

http://gouk.about.com/od/englandtrav...don-2012_4.htm

http://www.warrelics.eu/forum/battle...balls-11104-2/

Canister shot metal containers filled with small iron balls, stones, glass and nails had much the same idea as using grapeshot cannonballs. This was specifically designed to kill sailors on the decks of enemy vessels. -- http://angela-michelle.hubpages.com/...rough-the-Ages

And what worked for big black powder guns worked for smaller ones too. Many early accounts of blunderbusses describe them as being loaded with all sorts of scrap.
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Old October 16, 2012, 09:06 PM   #9
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What was that definition of "cruel and unusual" again?.......
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Old October 20, 2012, 03:50 AM   #10
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These guys made an improvised buckshot round from a cheap birdshot case and ten .22 LR bullets, oriented nose forward in the shell. It obliterated a clay block and sent chunks of clay everywhere.
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