Just the Tip: Nobody Downrange Even For Training

Call us crazy, but…hell, even airsofters wear eye pro! In today’s “Just the (Tactical) Tip”.  Mad Duo

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JTT: Nobody Downrange Even For Training

Well, without proper PPE

Richard Kilgore and Jake Call

This doesn’t require a lot of introduction or explanation. Hopefully, anyway. Perhaps you remember this video?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqz6i4aYVZo

Or maybe this one?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZhL_F7dCkY

This is from down Brazil way, as you can read here (well, if you can read Portuguese).

The fellow in the black shirt is Fernando Raphael Olivera, a military police officer. When called upon to account for this, he advised the Brazilian Sport Shooters Association (Atiradores Desportivos do Brasil) that he was shooting bullets made of paraffin, saying at most it “wouldn’t hurt any more than a paintball round.”

The Atiradores Desportivos do Brasil, however, was unimpressed with is reasoning. They declared it irresponsible and notified the State of Mato Grosso Practical Shooting Federation, the Brazilian Confederation of Practical Shooting and the Brazilian National Range Officer Institute to investigate his classes.

This is why we can’t have nice things.

(Thank you, Hunter Press, for the help translating.)

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2 thoughts on “Just the Tip: Nobody Downrange Even For Training

  • July 20, 2017 at 7:15 pm
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    The stupid….it doesn’t burn. Yet.

    It will.

  • July 18, 2017 at 10:18 pm
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    Oh, it’s Brazil. That changes things. There’s probably as much (or more) lead flying uprange than downrange, so it might be a safety measure.

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