Something different for the Chess lovers among us...

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    Something different for the Chess lovers among us...

    As I was surfing the net in my undying quest in the search for knowledge, I came upon an idea that is simple, different and elegant. Immediatley I thought, "Why in the HECK didnt I think of that"?.

    If you are like me and you like to play Chess, and you also love things that shoot, why not combine the two into something that you can enjoy?

    Check out the link
    Chessammo: Ammunition for Your Chess Set - Gun News at Guns.com

    Here are a few pictures to capture your interest.







    Is that cool or what?
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    Cool!! I may have enough variety of ammo to make my own.
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    Clever idea!
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    Way too cool!!! Never seen one like that. I own 30 different sets. Just bought my 31st (stress free chess) beginers set to start training my 4 year old granddaughter to learn the game. Thank you for sharing this.

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    Been many years since I tried playing chess that would be incentive enough to try again.
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    That's cool. Would think some soldiers somewhere along the line have done something similar.
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    sleek.

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    Oh, wonderful, another caliber war!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hiram25 View Post
    Oh, wonderful, another caliber war!
    I say the Queen should be .50 BMG
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    It really is quite eligent! I wonder if you'd have a set back problem after a few heated games?
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    Cool! I really like it, but what I do not like too much is the price.
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    Very unique for sure. The pieces would be impossible to be kept standing without a larger base, but definitely a "show set". I would definitely add one to my collection, but not at that price. People, especially the younger ones, should play more chess.
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    I wish I played chess.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Geezer View Post
    Very unique for sure. The pieces would be impossible to be kept standing without a larger base, but definitely a "show set". I would definitely add one to my collection, but not at that price. People, especially the younger ones, should play more chess.

    I was thinking the same thing. Unless the bottom of the piece is where all the weight is it'd be a tedious game trying to keep them upright.
    Would be a good question to present to them. Great idea though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Geezer View Post
    People, especially the younger ones, should play more chess.
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