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JonLP24 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-13-09 08:55 AM
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14. I wanted to say that
But I wasn't 100% sure but I did learn from the military that the .50 cal was not originally designed to kill humans but rather destroy objects such as you mentioned. I know it does make an effective sniper rifle because of it's accuracy at long distances.
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  -The Sheriff attempting to charge Phelps also acquired a .50 Cal JonLP24  Feb-13-09 08:43 AM   #0 
  - The militarization of our Police has to stop  ThomWV   Feb-13-09 08:47 AM   #1 
  - Exhibit A as to why Sherriff should not be elected  dbackjon   Feb-13-09 08:48 AM   #2 
  - i can't believe he is still in charge  JonLP24   Feb-13-09 08:52 AM   #10 
  - Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane lives  Stevenmarc   Feb-13-09 08:48 AM   #3 
  - Like I've said before, this is a guy who can't kick a duck in the ass  DinahMoeHum   Feb-13-09 08:49 AM   #4 
  - There are legit uses for the armored vehicle, in law enforcement  NJmaverick   Feb-13-09 08:50 AM   #5 
  - No there are not.  ThomWV   Feb-13-09 08:52 AM   #8 
  - You have a sniper situation, with injured civilians or law enforcement  NJmaverick   Feb-13-09 08:56 AM   #15 
  - Horseshit. There is no justification for local police to be armed like this  ThomWV   Feb-13-09 09:00 AM   #19 
     - Many urban police departments have armored vehicles -  RaleighNCDUer   Feb-13-09 09:06 AM   #23 
     - That was an idiotic response  NJmaverick   Feb-13-09 09:08 AM   #25 
  - Yes, there is....just probably not anything that guy would be handling.  Marrah_G   Feb-13-09 08:58 AM   #17 
  - He wants Phelps  atreides1   Feb-13-09 08:53 AM   #11 
  - I have no problem with the armored car  JonLP24   Feb-13-09 08:54 AM   #12 
     - That's not what I worry about if a bad guy is shooting at them.  RaleighNCDUer   Feb-13-09 09:04 AM   #21 
        - That's a valid reason  JonLP24   Feb-13-09 09:09 AM   #27 
  - .50 are sometimes referred to as anti-material (small ones at that)  aikoaiko   Feb-13-09 08:51 AM   #6 
  - I wanted to say that  JonLP24   Feb-13-09 08:55 AM   #14 
     - 1400 meters  pnutbutr   Feb-13-09 09:01 AM   #20 
        - 2,430 meters  JonLP24   Feb-13-09 09:06 AM   #22 
           - Wow  pnutbutr   Feb-13-09 09:08 AM   #26 
           - I've aimed down that McMillan, the scope on it is incredible  DS1   Feb-13-09 09:12 AM   #29 
  - another black eye for Columbia  RT Atlanta   Feb-13-09 08:52 AM   #7 
  - Nothing like a nice mellow Sunday drive...  Ellipsis   Feb-13-09 08:52 AM   #9 
  - That looks like one of those APCs from the Vietnam War  rockymountaindem   Feb-13-09 08:56 AM   #16 
     - ...kinda looks like a M113, don't know, it's the actual one he bought.  Ellipsis   Feb-13-09 09:06 AM   #24 
  - ask to shoot it  pnutbutr   Feb-13-09 08:54 AM   #13 
  - Let's see what the International Committee of the Red Cross says about .50 cal ammo  underpants   Feb-13-09 09:00 AM   #18 
  - and just supposing all the officers were made of the best they could be.  YOY   Feb-13-09 09:12 AM   #28 
  - When the army of invading robots arrive, they'll be ready.  Deep13   Feb-13-09 09:12 AM   #30 
  - I agree about the M16s  JonLP24   Feb-13-09 09:23 AM   #32 
  - Oh great..Barney Fife with a .50 Cal Machine Gun....  lib2DaBone   Feb-13-09 09:22 AM   #31 
  - The guy on the machine gun only gets one bullet.  Ellipsis   Feb-13-09 09:27 AM   #33 
  - His dick must be smaller than philboy and Engi say mine is  DS1   Feb-13-09 09:27 AM   #34 
  - Probably paid for his killing machine with drug forfeiture money. nt  Romulox   Feb-13-09 09:29 AM   #35 
  - Sheriff Leon Lott wrote this, in response to our query:  MineralMan   Feb-13-09 09:41 AM   #36 
  - Sounds like this out of control barney fife is out to get rid of those longhaired hippies. nt  Javaman   Feb-13-09 10:46 AM   #37 

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