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Old 02-22-2011, 09:30 PM   #6661
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Old 02-23-2011, 04:29 AM   #6662
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Very redneck question, but I want to help setup a very fun shooting day with a bunch of friends in the mountains. Beer and food is involved, we plan on a long day. The last one that I went to was boring as ****, since the person who set it all up only brought cans and printed paper targets on skewers... very boring as hell when you have a large combined amount of high caliber pistols, assault rifes, and high-powered rifles to start a small militia. Targets get shredded when there is 12 people at the firing line.


So, what are some fun cheap **** to shoot besides cans and paper targets?

I am getting bored of the following:

-Clay pigeons
-Cardboard/paper cutouts of people, animals, and plain grid targets
-empty and full cans
-wood boards

Things I wont shoot anymore due to government issues or just wont:

-glass bottles
-anything with alot of steel
-Tannerite targets... them bitches are expensive.
-no more propane anything... had a small cylinder fly at me last time.

Things I am still entertained by:

-Old TVs and CRTs monitors off craigslist
-cans of old spraypaint, shaving cream, hairspray, or anything with aerosol/butane... fire beside them optional
-crappy electronics that pissed me off during their life of operation.
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Old 02-23-2011, 04:37 AM   #6663
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I've always enjoyed shooting up old cars. Perhaps you should roll your Miata out there?

Btw, I second swearing off propane. It used to be fun to float those little green Coleman tanks out and light 'em up before my buddy lost his windshield and very nearly his face.
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I've always enjoyed shooting up old cars. Perhaps you should roll your Miata out there?

Btw, I second swearing off propane. It used to be fun to float those little green Coleman tanks out and light 'em up before my buddy lost his windshield and very nearly his face.
Miata wont make it out there... sorry

Yeah, propane tanks was one of the most retarded things I have ever shot at when they had propane left. I will still shoot an empty cylinder, but its the same as shooting a can. Boring.
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Old 02-23-2011, 04:41 AM   #6665
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Have you put any thought into getting creative w/ 12 gauge loads?
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I dont own a shotgun yet, but my buddy brought some weird **** with his 12 gauge, like a round that had small razor blades in it... shredded the **** out of a thin wood board. But he says stamped metal slugs (the coin shaped stamped metal stuff) is fun, or rolls of pennies ( wouldnt waste money like that tho).

But thats about all I know of odd loads.
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Old 02-23-2011, 05:17 AM   #6667
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Up the ante, put a Tali out there.

Big fair-prize stuffed animals?
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Old 02-23-2011, 05:21 AM   #6668
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Up the ante, put a Tali out there.

Big fair-prize stuffed animals?
If only... make them pay for waking me up 2 hours before my graveyard shift starts with their constantly missing mortars (thankfully). lol

I do want to try and see what happens when you put a cheap 8 oz. water bottle full of gas or something combustive in a burning stuffed animal...
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Old 02-23-2011, 05:32 AM   #6669
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Oooo, flammable liquids and tracers, could make for a fun shooting time.
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Oooo, flammable liquids and tracers, could make for a fun shooting time.
If "shot" in high-speed film!
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Old 02-23-2011, 05:40 AM   #6671
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that reminds me of my combat controller friend shootin a tracer into a starter fluid can with his carbine... My 40sw tracer rounds need to ship already! Its been on back order for a month now.
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Old 02-23-2011, 05:50 AM   #6672
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Hmm. Anybody ever had I/O issues from bending a SATA cable too sharply? I had never heard of this before today. I had taken my computer apart last night to install a new processor, and when putting back the SATA cables on the motherboard, I may have had one of them a little too sharply bent. Ever since last night my secondary HDD, the D:\ has been acting... funny. Working very sluggish, sometimes not pulling up files, eventually timing out after trying to locate a file that would normally pop up within a second. A few minutes ago after a restart, the computer failed to see the drive at all. I thought it was just the drive taking a dump, but after taking it out, and swapping SATA cables from one with a 45 degree bend on it at the motherboard, which made my have to bend the cable to go around the video card, to a straight cable, it works fine now. Strange stuff. Learn something new every day.
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Anyone thats in the market for a GPS should check this out - http://cgi.ebay.com/Garmin-nuvi-265W...ht_3731wt_1189

Its a Garmin nuvi 265w (just like the 255 but has bluetooth and live traffic).

The daily deal price from buy.com is $20 cheaper than Amazon normally sells them for. I've needed one for awhile now but after seeing it pop up yesterday I snagged one.
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Real men don't get lost.
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Real men don't get lost.
Real men don't jerk off to "kiddie ****", but that's besides the point.

All the years working with concrete I never used one and worked on hundreds of job sites without getting lost, well mostly. I'd rather have one now just to make sure I'm never late meeting a potential client or buyer. Unfortunately driving to work for me isn't exactly point A to B.

Does anyone have any input on leasing a car for business purposes? Rather than driving around a older undependable car, I'm wondering if a newer car that I lease and use toward a tax write off is worth doing.
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Yay...I get to go home after work and remove my turbo so I can replace the turbine housing.
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Jesus...
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Yay...I get to go home after work and remove my turbo so I can replace the turbine housing.
What happened? Or is this a scheduled upgrade?
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It's the (hopeful) cure to the boostcreep problem I've had since I replaced the CHRA last December and reused the compressor and turbine housings. It seems the new turbine flows better than the wastegate port, which is now too small. I wish I was upgrading the turbo though.
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