GUN Lol, I shot about 15 clay pidgeons this morning...

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  1. springy101

    springy101 When god comes and calls me to his kingdom, I'll t

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    Without any earplugs :wtc: My cousin convinced it's "not that loud" :rofl: I hope my ear stops ringing soon.
     
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    Admitted I shouldn't be on OT right now.

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    that was smart
     
  3. Weren't you convinced your cousin was wrong after the first shot?
     
  4. springy101

    springy101 When god comes and calls me to his kingdom, I'll t

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    :rofl: It was the first shot that did it, it didn't get any worse after that :rofl: Not that I could tell anyways :noes:
     
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    xpinchx hes got a nice cock, on the thin side but its stil

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    One time I shot my AK without any ear plugs to see how loud it would be. Once was enough for me :rofl:. Also when I was 14 my uncle took me shooting at some sand dune and we shot for like an hour w/o any hearing or eye protection. :hs:
     
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    "would you like me to wait while you answer that?"

    "answer what?"

    "nothing, please continue"

    /getsmart
     
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    Audio exclusion. It's a stress-related phenomenon.

    Not too long ago I did something similar while out with my dad. Earplugs were locked in the car, keys were lost somewhere on the 40-acres we were roaming. A buddy (his keys/car) was out looking for them on the trails, we got bored, broke out the .357 and .45. A few rounds from those and I was reminding myself just how dumb that was.

    A real "now what did you learn?" kind of deal.
     
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    More adrenaline related. You get it while hunting as well. Pretty well documented

    It's the exact reason that I completely :rofl::rofl::rofl: at someone who said a certain gun would be "too loud" for self defense.
     
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    Signal from your ear drums may not go to your brain, but your ear drums are still ringing at dangerous level. The damage is still happening.
     
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    perhaps their helmet provides some audio attenuation.
     
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    A buddy of mine is an Army Scout or some shit and saw time in Iraq. He said they use something similar to the Surefire ear protectors. Its an insert like a hearing aid that blocks out the louder noises but still allows them to hear.

    At least thats what he said, could have been something that he bought himself.
     
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    They often do have a great deal of hearing loss, especially noticeable as they age. This doesn't just apply to small arms either but the guys that are near naval guns, aircraft, etc.

    Audio exclusion is not relevant, you may not hear the noise but the it doesn't mean that it isn't doing damage to your hearing just as if you're out for surgery you might not feel the knife but it doesn't mean you weren't cut open.
     

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