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Discussion in 'Cast & Blast' started by ribka, Aug 4, 2013.

  1. ribka

    ribka Active Member

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    what's next? Compressed hemp for ammo? actually that might work. Tax the ammo and tax the marijuana . Double the revenue for the state double the fun.

    http://dailycaller.com/2013/07/24/g...rally-u-s-army-plans-switch-to-green-bullets/


    I always recycle my ammo when I shoot it. Express delivery Right back into mother earth's bosom from whence it came. Cheaper and little dangerous carbon footprint than when I waste carbon rich gas to bring bottles and cans to the local recycle center.
     
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    Jim Ficklin Genuine Montana Fossil

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    That's always been my approach, Tom. Unfortunately, some folks perceive lead as being man-made . . .
     
  3. Alex MacDonald

    Alex MacDonald Dr. of Doomology

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    probably the same morons who think chocolate milk comes from chocolate cows.
     
  4. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    ....eliminating 3600+ metric tons of lead..... I guess that will make more available to the cast bullet shooters.:) We can't say the "N" word and soon Pb will be stricken from the periodic tables.
     
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    Copper is a bit less malleable than lead. I wonder how it treats barrel rifling.

    Copper, like lead, is one of the heavy metals. I think copper costs more than lead. In either case, both are worth mining from shooting ranges for recycling and re-use.
     
  6. Roper

    Roper Idiot Savant

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    I think this is a good move, we wouldn't want a condor in Afghanistan to eat a dead insurgent and die of lead poisoning...:rolleyes:
     
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    Because copper is so much more digestable? Gee, when you put it that way Roper, it makes so much more sense.
     
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    Roper Idiot Savant

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    I do my best to help in any way I can, every day....
     
  9. tkww

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    Hemp and marijuana are not the same plant.
     
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    ribka Active Member

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    Thanks I know- was joking

    Appreciate the input though
     
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    I figured you did, but I felt compelled to say something because it's one of those stereotypes/misnomers/misinformation/confusion things that is omnipresent and prevents us from taking hemp seriously as an agricultural crop, which we really should IMO. (And unfortunately I-502 did nothing to address this.) Coincidently, there's a lot of this same thing in the national gun conversation--a eager willingness and/or laziness of people--particularly on the left, from what I see, but I'm sure it happens on both sides--to lump things together and make generalizations that make it harder to have an articulate conversation about what's actually going on.