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Old 07-15-2012, 08:25 PM
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So I have a REALLY dumb question for you guys... I bought a big can of 9mm at a gun show yesterday. Is there any need to be worried that the rounds bouncing against each other could set one off? I remember reading somewhere that for under-barrel level-action rifles that was the reason you used the flat-nosed ammo, so that the rounds hitting each other in the tube didn't set each other off.

Like I said, I know its a dumb question....

(I just realized I posted this in the wrong section but can't figure out how to move it. SORRY!!!!)

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Old 07-15-2012, 10:20 PM
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No, even rifle ammo with a pointed tip isn't likely going to go off in a can.
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Old 07-15-2012, 10:35 PM
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No, even rifle ammo with a pointed tip isn't likely going to go off in a can.
Good to know! And thanks for moving this to the proper section.
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Old 07-21-2012, 10:19 PM
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I've probably got a bunch of stupid questions, I just need to remember them.
Here's one, the 'off hand as a benchrest' technique seen here:


That doesn't actually work, right?
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Old 07-22-2012, 12:03 AM
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I've never tried it, muzzle flash is always a concern. The first guy has a jacket, so he's protected. In the second pic his support hand is on the forend so he's okay. It probably steadies the shot some.
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Old 07-22-2012, 07:46 AM
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I imagine it only helps if your elbow is braced against something solid like in the first picture. On a slightly related note, I have seen something recently where someone stabbed a knife into a tree to use as a hasty rest but can't remember what it was, can anyone help me out? Think it was a Blaser R93.
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Old 07-23-2012, 11:15 PM
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In the second pic his support hand is on the forend so he's okay. It probably steadies the shot some.
If he had sites on the weapon, ,that would probably be a big help too.

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Old 07-26-2012, 02:01 PM
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If he had sites on the weapon, ,that would probably be a big help too.

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