Grenade found at Local Sporting Goods Store

Grenade found at Local Sporting Goods Store

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    Grenade found at Local Sporting Goods Store

    Kevin's is a local gun shop/outdoor gear store in Tallahassee. Their prices are ridiculously high anyway. Here's one more reason not to go there.....

    Potentially live grenade shuts down N.E. business | tallahassee.com | Tallahassee Democrat
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    that would have been perfet to get rid of that annoying gopher where i play golf.
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    Okay thats the 2nd Grenade I've heard about in the last week. The first being in Jersey. I don't want one, but how are people getting GRENADES!!!
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    What really sucks is they're literally right around the corner from where I work. I used to stop in there around lunchtime just to browse around or pick up a box of ammo. I think I'll stay away from there for at least a little while....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cakewalk View Post
    What really sucks is they're literally right around the corner from where I work. I used to stop in there around lunchtime just to browse around or pick up a box of ammo. I think I'll stay away from there for at least a little while....
    You in Tallahassee too?? I just moved from Tally to Havana couple years ago. I been in Tallahassee for about 15 years.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rob99VMI04 View Post
    Okay thats the 2nd Grenade I've heard about in the last week. The first being in Jersey. I don't want one, but how are people getting GRENADES!!!
    uh huh...sure....
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    ALL of the incidents of this type that I've seen have later turned out to be dummy grenades like you get at any gun show or two-bit military surplus store.

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    Man, I wish I could have caught that guy before he got to Kevin's. I would have given the guy 20 bucks and have gone fishing with it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by joleary223 View Post
    Man, I wish I could have caught that guy before he got to Kevin's. I would have given the guy 20 bucks and have gone fishing with it.
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    Interesting.

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    I think it was a little bit silly. Probably a publicity stunt (as I also heard others say) for Kevins Sporting Goods.
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    I know one way to tell if it'a one of the fun ones take it out in a field stack up a few sandbags to duck behind,pull the damn pin and throw it....the grenade not the pin.

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    I've never seen a dummy grenade, but I'm sure there is such a thing.

    Most of the grenades I have seen in civilian hands are PRACTICE grenades.

    These are colored blue wheras a real grenade is olive drab.

    A practice granade can be identified by a small cork in the bottom.

    The practice grenade uses a standard fuse with pin, etc.

    The cork is removed and a small packet of black powder is inserted then the cork is replaced.

    The packet of black powder is just enough to blow the cork out and make a "bang".

    Then a new fuse can be screwed in at the top and the "grenade" is ready to be used again.


    Remember, if it has a cork in the bottom or a hole there and is painted blue, it is a practice grenade and harmless.

    If painted olive drab and no hole the bottom. it is most likely a live hand grenade. But still safe as long as you don't pull the pin and release the safety lever.

    We are talking here about American "pineapple" shaped hand grenades. Foreign grenades may differ.

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