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    Default Impressive skills or trickery?

    New guy at work showed this to me. Either some real talent or far fetched. He has a couple of similar trick shots.

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    They never show you how many times they missed.
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    All I see is a black box??? Is it a Youtube video/

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    Quote Originally Posted by kyratshooter View Post
    They never show you how many times they missed.
    My thought too. They did have a whole box of Tic Tacs. Just sayin...
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    There are guys and gals out there that good. They've probably made and missed that shot thousands of times to get that good. Like everything else, it takes practice. I once read a story about Larry Bird that every away game he spent time on his hands and knees bouncing a ball on every inch of the away court looking for dead spots in the floor so he would know where his best chance of stealing the ball was. That's what makes champions.

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    Oddly, my second thought was what brand ammo he was using?
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    I just get a black box too. I bet it's some derned windows 10 thing.
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    In answer to your question, Jim, yes. It is Youtube.

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    AH ha, there it is, seen on my windows 10 computer.

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    Ernie Linde used to do this on tossed up washers, using a Win .22lr rifle. had to spin the washer like Saturn's rings look, of course. He used mothballs, tho, bigger mark. Not to say that he couldn't have done the same with tictacs, but they didn't have them in his day,a nd he wanted something that would make a visible target to the crowd. He'd also cut tossed up playing cards with a .22lr rifle, having clamped split shot on each corner, so that the card would spin "edge-on" to him. Fowler, from the Alone show, cuts playing cards (clamped in a vise) from 10m with a slingshot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jim Glass View Post
    AH ha, there it is, seen on my windows 10 computer.
    huh? whachu mean? What I gotta do to see vids? Honestly, all my stuff should be "updated".
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    I saw Jimmy Stewart shoot a postage stamp out of the middle of a washer in the air once. He did it with a rifle though.

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