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25 yards - 28 shots - 1 hit...

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by Keith, Sep 29, 2003.

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  1. Keith

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  2. Rebel Gunman HK

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    LOL Yep, are hard earned tax dollars are spent well huh?:barf:
     
  3. Pilgrim

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    After my department installed tritium sights on our S&W 5906s, we scheduled a night shoot at the range. I put together a modified El Presidente course so the deputies could get used to the sights. One deputy scored terribly, putting most of her rounds below the targets. I suggested she use her sights.

    She answered, "I can't see them in the dark."

    I asked, "Why not? They glow in the dark."

    After a pause she exclaimed, "S-O-B! They do glow in the dark."

    Pilgrim
     
  4. TallPine

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    :rolleyes:

    Sounds like a "bullseye vest" might be almost as effective as kevlar ... :D
     
  5. Keith

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    It wasn't dark - at least the article describes the scene as lit with "artificial lighting"... I suppose they mean indirect lighting from nearby street lights and the headlights of the police cars.

    I just don't get it. A human being is a pretty big target and even with point shooting you'd think they'd score better than that.

    I'm glad they didn't kill the guy, but...

    Keith
     
  6. TallPine

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    "Forty shots rang out, forty people fell.
    Patty and the Killer missed each other,
    but they shot that town to ......"
     
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    . . . and the “antis†wonder why I/we want to protect ourselves.
     
  8. M67

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    Seen from the suicide candidate's point of view, I guess one could say the score was Murphy 1, Darwin 0.
     
  9. ChickenHawk

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    Maybe they were "shooting to wound" :p

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    Pilgrim, that deputy asked THAT after firing over them?? What the hell did she think they were - pesky fireflies?
     
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    Didn't any one notice the absurdity of this article?....

    Stop trying to commit suicide......or I'll have to kill you !!!
     
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    Covering fire?
     
  13. Keith

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    Maybe they were graduates of the Phil Spector "Wall of Sound" defense school?

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    <shaking head>


    This is pathetic.



    Yeah. WHERE into the ground? 6 feet in front of them? What were they doing, FANNING them?


    :barf:



    NOTE TO THE MILLION MORON MARCH: THese are the only guys that can be trusted with firearms because they are TRAINED????
     
  15. Pheonix

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    So what did the bullets hit??:what: Did they find all the bullets?
     
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    BWAAA HAAAA HAAAAA

    Safest place in Knox Co. seems to be in front of the P.D.

    :neener:

    RTFM
     
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    The mind was willing but the aim was weak.
     
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    Ahhh, point shooting at its finest. Jeez, My friend whose been shooting twice w/ my XD-40 could have hosed the pellet gun wielding fool. Sight Alignment, Trigger Control.

    atek3
     
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    Sounds like the triggers were jerked. Not so uncommon when there is a large adreniline dump- unless it's really instilled, tactics go out the window.
     
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    My county, my SD, my shame.
     
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    buzz_know, look at it this way - Your primary reason / justification for CCW. ('cause your local police sure can't do anything for you).
     
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    So, buzz, how's the training budget there? (Not being sarcastic - that's an honest question.)


    Of course, all the training money in the world won't make all cops CARE about learning to shoot well. I don't know an answer to that problem.

    I hope some folks learn something from this.
     
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    It's my SD in the abstract sense, as I'm not a deputy or otherwise involved with it. As for the training budget, it's probably not great as the local sheriff has a habit of making sweet heart deals with some buddies.
     
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    In exactly two words: range time!
     
  25. Watchman

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    Did it ever ooccure to anyone that they may have missed intentionally ?

    The last thing an officer wants to do is shoot someone...escpecially someone that wants to commit suicide by cop.

    It is not uncommon in shooting were several cops are involved to have some of them intentionally miss for various reasons however this is rarely reported...if ever. Right or wrong... it does'nt change the fact that it does happen.
     
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