ALWAYS wear eye protection when shooting!

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    Cornmastah
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    ALWAYS wear eye protection when shooting!

    Post by Cornmastah on Thu Oct 06, 2016 5:44 pm

    Went shooting with a few buddies last week and caught this on video. Thank goodness for eye protection...

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    Post by Devereaux on Thu Oct 06, 2016 11:48 pm

    That guy must have seriously limp waisted the gun. Normally it kicks out the cases quite vigorously.

    But you're right - always wear eye protection. SASS has now mandated wrap-around protection. We had a woman shooter (quite good, too) get a piece of ricochet lead hit her in the eye - from the side! Caused a corneal abrasion, which is irritating. Fortunately nothing worse, but it could've been.
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    Post by Cornmastah on Fri Oct 07, 2016 11:26 am

    I don't think it was limp wristing, I think the problem is that he is stiff arming with his right arm instead of letting both of his elbows bend a little.

    Dev, you have the .44 mag version, right? Does yours kick brass out straight up?
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    Post by Devereaux on Fri Oct 07, 2016 11:33 am

    Been a while since I shot it but no, I don't think so. You should look at the ejector. Since the thing is basically an AR in true pistol form, you should be able to take apart the bolt easily.
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    Post by Devereaux on Fri Oct 07, 2016 11:34 am

    My sense looking at the video is that the case is being ejected by the frame, not the ejector. Look at the frame and see if there are any brass marks.
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    Post by Tennessee Jed on Mon Oct 10, 2016 1:40 pm

    I always wore eye protection, but after getting grazed on the cheekbone by a 357 mag bullet shaved in a revolver (I've told this story before here), I am militant about eye protection at the range.
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    Post by Devereaux on Tue Oct 11, 2016 10:20 am

    There are a myriad of ways to injure or even lose your eyesight shooting unprotected. A traumatic cataract will trash your eyesight permanently, and it is SO EASY to happen!

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