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Subject: Re: Need loud anti-dog barking ultrasonic device.
Date: Sat, 14 Dec 2002 17:15:02 +0100
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On Fri, 13 Dec 2002 14:34:45 -0500, Keith R. Williams
>In article , firstname.lastname@example.org
>> On Fri, 13 Dec 2002 08:24:46 -0500, Keith R. Williams
>> >> [show tremendous ignorance]
>> >> So where does "Winchester" come in?
>> >> [/show tremendous ignorance]
>> >The original Winchester repeating rifle was a .30-30 calibre.
>> > Keith
>> Ah - thanks!
>> So this is a USA inside - joke.... :-)
>> (carefully avoiding a pro/con gun flamewar)
>Not so much about guns, rather than 19th century western US lore.
>You've never seen a "spaghetti western"?
>The rifles the guys in the
>white hats carried was invariably a Winchester.
>See (though it's a .45-60):
Yes - I seem to recognize the shape! This is the gun that sounds
different every shot, and impressive ricochet sounds are heard every
other shot. Am I right? :-)
Our (European) education in this field is lacking, so the only thing I
know about guns:
"Six-shooter" = "Revolver"; holds 6 bullets, and can be fired over 50
times without reloading when engaging really bad enemy indians or
black hat cowboys.
"Magnum" = "a really whopping big six shooter"; some actors discharge
this weapon holding it with one hand only (exlaiming "make my day" or
such), while mere mortals need 2 hands, ear protection and a good
insurance to fire one. (so I am told)
"Rifle" = Long gun with added precision, unlimited ammunition. Some
guns require strange jerking motions with some lever to get a new
bullet in the barrel.
"Shotgun" = rifle with damage impact comparable with a medium size
self-propelled howitzer. Aiming is optional. Strange bicycle pump
motions are required to keep it in operation.
Please feel free to correct any errors in my perception..:-)
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