Ahh the irony of ironies (tungsten ammo)

Ahh the irony of ironies (tungsten ammo)

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    Exclamation Ahh the irony of ironies (tungsten ammo)

    The green ammo may not be so green after all:

    'Green' Training Ammo Carries Cancer Risk: Study | Danger Room from Wired.com

    Dr. Witten, for one, is under no doubt that the tungsten rounds should not be used until further work is carried out: "Maybe lead is not as dangerous as tungsten."


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    LOL. Everytime we do something "green", we find out that it has its own set of environmental problems.

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    Don't you just love 'Unintended consequences'?
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    So the decades of experience with lead rounds, now the green rounds are toxic too. Man we vets are just SOL, seriously.
    I know not what this "overkill" means.

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    That is ironic.

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    Pretty soon, all bullets will be gold.
    "and suddenly I can not hold back my sword hand's anger"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daddy Warcrimes View Post
    Pretty soon, all bullets will be gold.
    Right now we are paying for them as they were!
    You have to make the shot when fire is smoking, people are screaming, dogs are barking, kids are crying and sirens are coming.
    Randy Cain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Miggy View Post
    Right now we are paying for them as they were!
    And they are going up in value faster, too!
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    And the Federal Reserve unveils its new plan to revert currency structures to....The Bullet Standard.

    Go buy yourself a new car...with a few bricks of 45 ACP.

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    so where was the NEPA on that rule change?

    Great, my wedding ring is tungsten. Welders have been using tungsten electodes for who knows how long.
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    This is reminiscent of the Low Energy Light Bulbs and their Mercury content. How many out there are stocking up on incandecent bulbs?
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