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    Yet another puzzler....

    Huh?

    Sharps Model 1874 - "The rifle that made the west safe for Winchester"

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    Re: Yet another puzzler....

    Apparently you don't understand the benefits of an enhanced firing pin spring.
    That's all I got.

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    Re: Yet another puzzler....

    Must be magic..
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    Re: Yet another puzzler....



    I like the 'trail' behind the cartridge....

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    Re: Yet another puzzler....

    It is for real too...
    http://www.omegawatches.com/
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    It's diameter is .277..........the number of the Beast.

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    Re: Yet another puzzler....

    Man, now that cost a lot of money, but I do like James Bond

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    Re: Yet another puzzler....

    Quote Originally Posted by PFD View Post
    Apparently you don't understand the benefits of an enhanced firing pin spring.

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    Re: Yet another puzzler....

    You know the difference between a pickpocket and a peeping tom?




    A pickpocket snatches watches....................
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    Re: Yet another puzzler....

    Quote Originally Posted by bobbyrlf3 View Post
    You know the difference between a pickpocket and a peeping tom?




    A pickpocket snatches watches....................

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    Re: Yet another puzzler....

    That kinda looks fake to me.........there's no rifling?????????????????????

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    Re: Yet another puzzler....

    Oh wait.......i get it.....it's a double feed.

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    Re: Yet another puzzler....

    $6K for the watch ... you'd think they'd be able to have experts who wouldn't try to fire a 9mm out of a .45acp
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    Re: Yet another puzzler....

    A new version of the Gyrojet pistol, maybe??
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    Re: Yet another puzzler....

    Blow gun?

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    Re: Yet another puzzler....

    If you go further into the site you will see that there is a pseudo "back of the cartridge" on the back of the watch. Makes more sense, but not much...lol

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    Re: Yet another puzzler....

    Brings new meaning to the phrase throwing bullets... or maybe spitting them???

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    Re: Yet another puzzler....

    Quote Originally Posted by Jayhawker View Post
    Huh?

    I was once given an explanation by a advertising illustrator / photographer, why that type of illustration is used (Albeit Incorrectly), as opposed to an actual photo of a bullet in flight , it is for the benefit of those people who might not recognize a bullet in flight.

    I thought the explanation lacked something.
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    Re: Yet another puzzler....

    Quote Originally Posted by DoctorWho View Post
    I was once given an explanation by a advertising illustrator / photographer, why that type of illustration is used (Albeit Incorrectly), as opposed to an actual photo of a bullet in flight , it is for the benefit of those people who might not recognize a bullet in flight.

    I thought the explanation lacked something.
    Yet another case of pandering to the lowest common denominator...talk about "dumbing down" ...geez...
    Sharps Model 1874 - "The rifle that made the west safe for Winchester"

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    Re: Yet another puzzler....

    Quote Originally Posted by DoctorWho View Post
    I was once given an explanation by a advertising illustrator / photographer, why that type of illustration is used (Albeit Incorrectly), as opposed to an actual photo of a bullet in flight , it is for the benefit of those people who might not recognize a bullet in flight.

    I thought the explanation lacked something.
    Well, been in the advertising business close to 3 decades, lot's of folks in it are very talented when it comes to getting out of a hole, it is all about "selling" after all!

    Another thing, with very few exceptions, there are illustrators and there are photographers, those that do both or more cannot do so without the aid of a computer and software a 12 year old can master, they are what the industry is now full of, bottom feeders...

    I call them the "Costco photographers" they buy either their Canon or Nikon SLR kit, get a pirated copy of photoshop and there they go!
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