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Old November 08, 2018, 10:48   #61
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Originally Posted by Uriah Lee View Post
Makes me cringe when I see the shooter whip his handgun every time he shoots. Looks like the whipping action flings the bullet out of the barrel. Same technique used for flinging boogers across the room. Made popular way back in the old westerns and still in use today by the entertainment industry. Get a clue!
This whipping action actually has a legitimate historical ancestry. In the good ol days of black powder revolvers, whipping the pistol would shed the remains of the popped cap thus keeping the action from getting jammed with copper shrapnel.
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