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Unread postPosted: Sat May 10, 2008 1:00 pm
Author: Velocity
Jesus, first there were the people who got mad when someone called a gun a "sniper rifle" because the barrel wasn't rifled, and now there are the people that get mad when someone calls a gun "sniper" because a sniper is an operator of a sniper rifle rather than the actual rifle.

Nice sniper; its very clean.

Unread postPosted: Sat May 10, 2008 1:01 pm
Author: base45
Velocity wrote:Jesus, first there were the people who got mad when someone called a gun a "sniper rifle" because the barrel wasn't rifled, and now there are the people that get mad when someone calls a gun "sniper" because a sniper is an operator of a sniper rifle rather than the actual rifle.

Nice sniper; its very clean.


wow finally someone who isnt so up tight about nothing important
thanks

Unread postPosted: Sat May 10, 2008 1:13 pm
Author: bigbob12345
Wow my little comment turned into this
I appologise I guess, though you all need to calm down. Im stating my opinion on what is a sniper and what isnt, does it really matter?

Unread postPosted: Sat May 10, 2008 1:37 pm
Author: STHORNE
No, but it's just the principal of the thing. by all means, name your gun a "sniper", it just makes you look stupid because you're not using it correctly...

Unread postPosted: Sat May 10, 2008 1:43 pm
Author: judgment_arms
I suppose next you’ll build an assault rifle looking gun and call it a soldier… :roll:

If you ask me, “fowler”, “musket”, or “flak gun” would be a more suitable name.

Fowler, or fowl piece, is the old term for shotgun, since your primary target is of the feathery persuasion, calling it a “fowler” would be far more appropriate than a "sniper".

A musket is generally smoothbore, the exception being rifled musket, and can be loaded with solid slugs or shot, much in the same way your gun is loaded with “potatoes, BB's, rocks, batteries, pretty much and thing that will ruin a feathered guest day ”, end quote.
A Flak gun can be loaded with either solid, airburst, or shot rounds, and is generally used against airborne targets, but they have bean used more than once against land based targets.


Indeed, STHORNE, I concur.

Unread postPosted: Sat May 10, 2008 2:12 pm
Author: bluerussetboy
You mean like calling yourself "the judge". your not a judge and probably won't ever be one. get over yourself. if you can't offer anything useful or even a nice gun comment, then keep your comments to yourself.

if base45 intends to shoot from a hidden place with this he is a sniper, even more so if the alleged feathery thing is an actual snipe. Then it would not be a 'fowler', it would be a sniper launcher or sniper gun. if he wishes to shorten the name to 'sniper' like so many actual firearm columnist do, it is his decision.

get over it :o

Unread postPosted: Sat May 10, 2008 2:15 pm
Author: STHORNE
bluerussetboy wrote:You mean like calling yourself "the judge". your not a judge and probably won't ever be one. get over yourself. if you can't offer anything useful or even a nice gun comment, then keep your comments to yourself.

Oh, cause you know everybody's life story.... How do you know that he isn't/hasn't been a Judge of some sort...hmm, let me think....you don't!

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Oh, and about the "nice gun" comment complaint, learn to read...
Judgment Arms wrote:‘Spect I should add that it’s a right fine lookin’ gun, Base45.


Do you need some ointment for that BURN?

Unread postPosted: Sat May 10, 2008 2:30 pm
Author: judgment_arms
bluerussetboy wrote:You mean like calling yourself "the judge". your not a judge and probably won't ever be one. get over yourself.

Or like calling your self “blue russet boy” when you’re not blue and you’re not a potato…

“The Judge” is the callsign I use in paintball and a few first person shooters, it has very little to do with actual modern judges, I could explain it if you want, but I feel that it would be to off topic…

if you can't offer anything useful or even a nice gun comment, then keep your comments to yourself.

judgment_arms wrote:‘Spect I should add that it’s a right fine lookin’ gun, Base45.


if base45 intends to shoot from a hidden place with this he is a sniper

No, he’s a “hunter”.
even more so if the alleged feathery thing is an actual snipe. Then it would not be a 'fowler', it would be a sniper launcher or sniper gun. if he wishes to shorten the name to 'sniper' like so many actual firearm columnist do, it is his decision.

No, it would still be a fowler, as that’s what is used when hunting snipe

get over it :o

Why don’t you get over it and accept the fact that you’re wrong.

Unread postPosted: Sat May 10, 2008 2:40 pm
Author: bigbob12345
wow this is a really stupid argument
I call my self bigbob and my name isnt bob and Im not fat and that doesnt matter. People can call themselfs what they want.
And about this entire sniper or not thing, lets just pretend that that was never said.
Ad lets just leave it at that
Sweet gun base45

Unread postPosted: Sat May 10, 2008 2:50 pm
Author: bluerussetboy
sthorne wrote:Oh, and about the "nice gun" comment complaint, learn to read...
Judgment Arms wrote:
‘Spect I should add that it’s a right fine lookin’ gun, Base45.


Do you need some ointment for that BURN?(spoken like a twelve yr old)


obviously you need to be handheld through that statement.
if you can't offer anything useful or even a nice gun comment, then keep your comments to yourself.

never did i say he didn't offer a nice comment. as this is the showcase area and not discussion area it is a broad statement meaning keep your comments to yourself if:
1)you don't have something useful to say(ie. all DWV on a pnuematic is unsafe)
or
2)a nice comment on the launcher.

your's and judgment's pathetic little argument on what he calls his launcher is are useless comments that should be deleted. base45 did not ask what to call his launcher. if they are worth the time, start your own thread in the discussion area about what warrants what for a name.

Unread postPosted: Sat May 10, 2008 2:52 pm
Author: base45
:idea: how about no one says anything about the name of my gun just talk about the gun itself

Unread postPosted: Sat May 10, 2008 3:04 pm
Author: Sticky_Tape
STHORNE wrote:
bluerussetboy wrote:You mean like calling yourself "the judge". your not a judge and probably won't ever be one. get over yourself. if you can't offer anything useful or even a nice gun comment, then keep your comments to yourself.

Oh, cause you know everybody's life story.... How do you know that he isn't/hasn't been a Judge of some sort...hmm, let me think....you don't!

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Oh, and about the "nice gun" comment complaint, learn to read...
Judgment Arms wrote:‘Spect I should add that it’s a right fine lookin’ gun, Base45.


Do you need some ointment for that BURN?


BURN BURN BURN BURN BURN O O O jk.

Nice SNIPER.

Unread postPosted: Sat May 10, 2008 3:39 pm
Author: MrCrowley
Okay discussion of the name ends here. Technically Judge and STHORNE are right, but we all know that base45 isn't going to change the name for technicalities so no point arguing over it.

Unread postPosted: Sat May 10, 2008 5:04 pm
Author: STHORNE
Fair enough....Me and Judge will stop arguing.
so your work can be complimented like it should.

"Nice gun base45!" happy? lol


Edit by MrC: I just reworded a bit of what you said, some people might have taken it the wrong way and kicked up a fuss.

Unread postPosted: Sat May 10, 2008 5:37 pm
Author: judgment_arms
Heck, I apologize, didn’t mean to stir up a fuss, I was just pointing out a slight error in nomenclature.

Rebuke a wise man and he will thank you, rebuke a foolish man and he will hate you…:wink:



The gun it’s self is rather slick, although I have doubts about the strength of the elbow that attaches the handle to the gun.
You did a right fine job on solvent welding, not a purple mark on it.

I still feel that it deserves the classification of “flak gun”, rather than “sniper”, as it more accurately describes the use of the weapon, but it’s your gun call it what you want.

Have you tried it on airborne "feathered" targets, tis’ a bit more sportsmen like to shoot ‘em on the wing?