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Old 02-17-2014, 12:16 PM
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has anyone on here ever herd of them? does anyone make/use them
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Old 02-17-2014, 02:06 PM
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They are homemade contraptions. There's a guy on Youtube that does a howto. What is your intended use?
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Old 02-17-2014, 02:20 PM
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I just wanderd i didnt think they were very safe
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Old 02-19-2014, 12:40 PM
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Originally Posted by blaZer_2
I just wanderd i didnt think they were very safe
Very safe for what? You only punch it through a block of cooking parrafin and power it with a primer. Where is the danger?
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Old 02-19-2014, 01:30 PM
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It's not safe to shoot someone, it would sting like hell, but it won't hurt your gun. Works best if you drill out the flash hole with a 1/8" drill bit and mark the brass so it never gets loaded with a bullet. Like secondchance said just push the case through a sheet of wax. If you shoot into a box stacked with newspapers or cardboard, you can collect the wax and remelt it. Pour it out so the wax dries in a sheet and you can reuse it. I never made any wax slugs, but I've used my bullet molds to cast bullets made from hot glue, they're called gluelits. The hot glue bullets are even reusable, I shoot into a box filled with rags and it stops them undamaged. It's just a way to shoot your guns out in the garage if you can't get to the range.
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Old 02-23-2014, 01:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Centaur 1
It's not safe to shoot someone, it would sting like hell, but it won't hurt your gun. Works best if you drill out the flash hole with a 1/8" drill bit and mark the brass so it never gets loaded with a bullet. Like secondchance said just push the case through a sheet of wax. If you shoot into a box stacked with newspapers or cardboard, you can collect the wax and remelt it. Pour it out so the wax dries in a sheet and you can reuse it. I never made any wax slugs, but I've used my bullet molds to cast bullets made from hot glue, they're called gluelits. The hot glue bullets are even reusable, I shoot into a box filled with rags and it stops them undamaged. It's just a way to shoot your guns out in the garage if you can't get to the range.
I used to collect them behind the target with a sheet hung and fell into a box underneath when I practiced my comp. shooting in my basement. Remelted them in a cake pan in the over on lowest setting for just a few minutes to melt it. Put in frig to toughen them up and pop loose from the pan. Wrap in wax paper and keep for the next go round.
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Old 02-23-2014, 03:07 PM
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Just get a cap gun
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Old 02-25-2014, 07:02 AM
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Originally Posted by Ridge Runner
Just get a cap gun
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It definitely sounded way cooler before I tried them, gets boring real quick.
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