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Message 1305958 - Posted: 14 Nov 2012, 1:44:45 UTC
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Message 1305959 - Posted: 14 Nov 2012, 2:05:19 UTC - in response to Message 1305935.
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Message 1305960 - Posted: 14 Nov 2012, 2:10:46 UTC - in response to Message 1305959.

The force produced by the 0.22 round at 3 feet from the muzzle is 800 fot lbs. A 0.44 magnum at the same distance produces a force of 600 foot lbs.


I shoot my 22, now and then.
You should do your math once again.
I also have a Smith/Wesson 29
and boy does it shoot really fine.
But I believe you off by a factor of ten.


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The Bloke is off by a factor + 10. LOL!

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Message 1306568 - Posted: 15 Nov 2012, 20:42:23 UTC - in response to Message 1305959.

The .44 Magnum actually has quite a bit more energy at the muzzle.
The .22 Long Rifle fired from a 20 inch (50 cm) barrel typically has between 140 and 155 foot pounds of energy at the muzzle.

What is much more significant, however, is that the .22 Long Rifle, due to its small size, has slightly more penetration power than a .357 Magnum! That is why, historically, more people in the U.S. have been killed by .22s than by any other caliber weapon. :(

Remember, never point any gun at someone unless you intend to pull the trigger. The police in the U.S. never do. The only problem is, they -always do- intend to shoot!!!

In my own city there is quite an uproar over the recent actions of the local police. A home security camera caught the following disgusting, but becoming rather common, incident.

A man was on the sidewalk in his neighborhood, walking his family pet, a Labrador, Golden Retriever mix. Two police officers ran up behind him and yanked him backwards, head first, onto the ground, then jumped on him. His only crime? He was intoxicated, so he did not notice he had crossed into a police crime scene under investigation. The dog was properly leashed and records show she had no history of aggressive behavior. She stood about six feet (two meters) from the scene and made no aggressive move. That did not stop a third officer, who arrived literally two seconds after the "take down" began, carrying a 12-guage magnum shotgun, and promptly shot the poor pet not once, but twice!

The elapsed time between his arrival and the second shot, three seconds!

Needless to say, the first shot alone nearly blew the poor girl in half. :(

What is happening to this country?

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Message 1306573 - Posted: 15 Nov 2012, 20:52:17 UTC
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Message 1306789 - Posted: 16 Nov 2012, 15:54:30 UTC - in response to Message 1306573.

Don't worry, we'll have a date established to turn in all semiautomatic assalt rifles, pistols, and shotguns (unless you're a member of a government approved shooting club) before the end of this president's term.

The second amendment will finally be erased by international treaty.


Where do you get this stuff?

I haven't heard a single mutter of the words "gun control" come out of this administration...


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Message 1306802 - Posted: 16 Nov 2012, 16:39:25 UTC
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Message 1306803 - Posted: 16 Nov 2012, 16:40:17 UTC

Actually I heard on NPR that the President has approved the UN treaty on arms control. I doubt it will pass in congress, But if it does it will effect the 2nd ammendment.

As he stated in the past if reelected I will go after guns.

looks like the NRA hit this one right.


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Message 1306869 - Posted: 16 Nov 2012, 19:09:29 UTC

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