were you afraid to shoot your first form1 can ?

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were you afraid to shoot your first form1 can ?

Post by Shady » Tue Aug 26, 2014 8:16 pm

So when you made your first can were you I think afraid is not the right word how about apprehensive.

I just finished my first can made it for a 45 but am a bit worried about the first shot and may chicken out and put it on my gen 2 glock 9 before I try it on my fnx tactical.

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Re: were you afraid to shoot your first form1 can ?

Post by john.t.little1 » Tue Aug 26, 2014 9:16 pm

I wasn't worried but I didn't put it on my OBR first lol put it on my 300blk just incase. :lol:
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Re: were you afraid to shoot your first form1 can ?

Post by wp6529 » Tue Aug 26, 2014 9:44 pm

This is why you make the first one .22LR

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Re: were you afraid to shoot your first form1 can ?

Post by paul463 » Tue Aug 26, 2014 10:14 pm

Nope. Both are 22 lr, build em, look down the bore (following all gun safety protocols of course), shoot it.

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Re: were you afraid to shoot your first form1 can ?

Post by maccrazy2 » Thu Aug 28, 2014 12:43 am

I started building guns first before suppressors. My first one was a 50bmg rifle. Everyone chickened out on shooting the first shot. I planned to use string from behind a tree to fire several rounds and then magnaflux it to inspect for cracks. A few friends were arguing on who was going to be the first to shoot it untill we got to the woods. Apparently twine won that arguement. LOL

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Re: were you afraid to shoot your first form1 can ?

Post by ranb » Tue Sep 02, 2014 1:37 am

I wasn't afraid to pull the trigger on my first several cans as they had a generous bore and were for lower powered cartridges like the 22lr and the whisper series.

I plan on not even trying to hide my flinch when I pull the trigger on the 50 bmg can next month for the first time.

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Re: were you afraid to shoot your first form1 can ?

Post by ghostdog662 » Sat Sep 06, 2014 2:05 am

I had my body on the other side of a tree pulling the trigger from a string :mrgreen:
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Re: were you afraid to shoot your first form1 can ?

Post by Hard_ware » Wed Sep 10, 2014 9:31 pm

ghostdog662 wrote:I had my body on the other side of a tree pulling the trigger from a string :mrgreen:
Same here except no string used, one round then inspect for any damage, then 5 rounds inspect, then dump the magazine and remember its gonna be hot!
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Re: were you afraid to shoot your first form1 can ?

Post by lemmethink » Tue Nov 11, 2014 12:52 am

First Form 1 was for a 300 whisper so not too worried. I did feel some apprehension when I put the can on a .223 but it worked well. Have not tried it on my .308 but I need to.
My next project is a 50 BMG can, a little nervous about this one. ;)

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Re: were you afraid to shoot your first form1 can ?

Post by jimmym40a2 » Thu Nov 13, 2014 11:12 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inhjxDfRxwA

My first was a 50bmg and I admit I was a little nervous. lol
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEZJ_C4LwzA

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