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      09-23-2012, 09:11 AM   #21
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This is what they do with my gas money.




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Originally Posted by Patrick719 View Post
The bullets are traveling a lot slower on the way down, assuming they were fired up and not over. They might sting if you get hit, but won't do any real damage.
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Is this pure conjecture on your part?
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Originally Posted by mdyaman View Post
Yup, this is typical.

When I was deployed to Iraq they would shoot guns off for weddings, soccer games (if their team won), and other celebratory functions.

Then you'd hear about bullets coming back down and hurting/killing someone innocent.
Terminal velocity for a bullet like the 7.62 is about 200mph if shot straight up in the air. I wouldn't want to get hit by anything going 200mph.
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