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Author Topic: Gun myth for gun experts to comment on  (Read 713 times)

James J Skach

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Gun myth for gun experts to comment on
« Reply #15 on: December 18, 2006, 02:43:06 pm »
Quote from: Nicephorus
That's because the original post is written wrong.  The gun should be parallel to the ground, not perpindicular

In theory, it would work, but it would be tricky to actually make it happen in full scale.  The fired round is likely to be deflected up or down a bit by the air unless it's perfectly shaped.

Now it makes sense.  I just couldn't see how shooting a gun up and dropping a bullet down were going to have this result.  But yes, from a physics perspective it will work as described here (in theory).
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