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Old 11-15-2012, 07:33   #1
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Florida gun range lets customers shoot at each other

A Florida gun range, has taken the concept of target practice to a whole new level. Customers can actually engage in simulated combat against other people, shooting real guns at each other.


http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow...214043618.html

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Old 11-15-2012, 07:36   #2
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Old 11-15-2012, 08:12   #3
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It is not Airsoft, it is them using simunitios in real guns.

And poop happens, and will happen eventually. Count me out.
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Old 11-15-2012, 08:14   #4
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It's airsoft, no big deal
Simunition. If done right, it seems that this could be great training. Looks like this range is doing it right.

You have to have your weapon modified to block live ammo and allow only the training ammo. I assume that you can reverse the modification without screwing up your gun.
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Old 11-15-2012, 08:15   #5
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I'll pass on that one. People are too stupid to trust.

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Old 11-15-2012, 08:18   #6
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It is not Airsoft, it is them using simunitios in real guns.

And poop happens, and will happen eventually. Count me out.
As far as that hottie in the tight pink shirt goes, count me IN!
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Old 11-15-2012, 08:18   #7
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Just FYI for those who don't know, the guns must be converted for Simunition. It's not like you can just load some up and have at it with the risk of a 'real' round being in the mix.
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Old 11-15-2012, 08:29   #8
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How do you mod a revolver for sims?? Different cylinder?
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Old 11-15-2012, 08:33   #9
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I'll pass on that one. People are too stupid to trust.
+1000. This, I agree with force on force training but I'm not going to risk my safety. I'd rather join an MMA fighting club and play more paintball.
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Old 11-15-2012, 08:39   #10
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Sounds like they are using both simmunitions and airsoft at different price points.

As long as the airsoft stuff doesn't get into a paintball type game, I think it is great training and wish more places offered it.

Simmunitions? Well, I see a lot of issues with that and personally wouldn't do it.
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Old 11-15-2012, 09:11   #11
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Generally speaking, I believe a mainstream public venue like that leads less to training and safe practices, and more to *****s and giggles from those who don't take situations presented seriously IMO.

Each to their own, just not my bag.

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Old 11-15-2012, 09:17   #12
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How do you mod a revolver for sims?? Different cylinder?
Revolvers require the installation of Safety Rings in each of the revolver’s cylinders to help preclude the inadvertent chambering of live ammunition.

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Old 11-15-2012, 09:19   #13
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Don't care how its modified. Nobodys shooting a real gun at me and I'm not shooting a real gun at anyone.
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Old 11-15-2012, 09:35   #14
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I agree that it would be best if they had airsoft-type guns instead of real guns. Fake guns can be made to feel identical to any real gun, can be designed to shoot simunition only, and can be colored to be easily distinguished from a gun that shoots live ammunition.
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Old 11-15-2012, 09:43   #15
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Misleading title much?


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Old 11-15-2012, 09:44   #16
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Simunitions are not dangerous. Once the gun is modified it cannot accept real ammo.
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Old 11-15-2012, 09:51   #17
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Don't care how its modified. Nobodys shooting a real gun at me and I'm not shooting a real gun at anyone.
Shucks Elmer, I would've thought you should be way used to getting shot at by now.



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Old 11-15-2012, 09:55   #18
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As far as that hottie in the tight pink shirt goes, count me IN!
I actually know her; I met her a few years ago when she started shooting IDPA. She was pretty much a noob back then, but she has trained a lot and has become a very competent USPSA competitor
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Old 11-15-2012, 10:01   #19
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I had a nice little scar on my arm for a few years from a simunition round, those things can hurt! Thoroughly enjoyed the experience and would do it again with the proper safety rules in place and strictly enforced. It's the closest training there is to the real thing.
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Old 11-15-2012, 10:25   #20
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I had a nice little scar on my arm for a few years from a simunition round, those things can hurt! Thoroughly enjoyed the experience and would do it again with the proper safety rules in place and strictly enforced. It's the closest training there is to the real thing.
No offense sir, but real training should hurt one on occasion.
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No offense sir, but real training should hurt one on occasion.
I don't disagree at all. If it doesn't hurt, there is less incentive to treat the training as it should be treated.
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Old 11-15-2012, 11:05   #22
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This is sweet. I'm all for it. No pain, no gain.

IMO simulated real life situations with adrenaline pumping is as good a training as you're gonna get.

From what I've read its safe. The guns can't take live ammo after being modified and no one is gonna die from a rubber bullet or air soft.

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I'd do that in a heart beat.


Hey OP, nice *********gery with your thread title.

You're more miss-leading and trollish on this topic with your thread title than MSNBC would be.
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Old 11-15-2012, 11:13   #24
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I've shot people with simunitions a ton of times. I've been shot with them too. We train with it every so often and it's the best force on force/MOUT training I've ever done.
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Old 11-15-2012, 11:42   #25
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Hey OP, nice *********gery with your thread title.

You're more miss-leading and trollish on this topic with your thread title than MSNBC would be.
Agreed on the thread title. I'd do it too, as long as it was actually part of a training class. But just running around all paintball-like, with the general public, nah. If I wanted that, I'd play paintball. I'd use simunition for training, but not for goofing around.

But trust me, simunition works much better for training than real bullets.
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