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Old 09-28-2009, 04:55 PM
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Re: Tape the end of your barrel !

I can almost hear the cashier now.........

" Man needs extra small condom's check out counter #3."

No thanks, I'll go with the ballon's
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Old 09-28-2009, 06:07 PM
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Re: Tape the end of your barrel !

Well thats just great. Now, after reading this post I need to verify my trajectory with a ballon on my barrel.
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Old 09-28-2009, 06:19 PM
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Re: Tape the end of your barrel !

I suspect the condoms will shoot straighter...
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Old 09-28-2009, 10:57 PM
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Re: Tape the end of your barrel !

The tape will blow off before the bullet ever gets there.

They make small muzzle covers and sell them in the Black Powder section of your sporting goods stores. I have used them ... they work great. They are black and slightly shorter than a standard balloon.
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Old 09-28-2009, 11:22 PM
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Re: Tape the end of your barrel !

I have used electrical tape and it works fine, but I have used balloons for more than 20 yrs now. The balloons work great. The 7" balloons work best with heavier barrels and muzzle breaks.
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Old 09-28-2009, 11:37 PM
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Re: Tape the end of your barrel !

I started using electrical tape on my muzzle last year after the year prior I was getting snow in the barrel which would melt and freeze. Totally unsafe condition, not to mention numerous other times I would get dirt, twigs or other debris in my muzzle. Quite a few rifle muzzles have been blown apart in the field because of this.

Electrical tape on your muzzle will not affect your accuracy. The tape will be blown off before the bullet gets to it. Take your rifle to the range and try it I wrap a piece right over the muzzle opening then another peice arounnd the that piece. I shot 2 antelope and a cow elk through taped muzzles last year.

I think it makes total sense.


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Old 09-29-2009, 12:20 AM
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Re: Tape the end of your barrel !

Common pratice over here in NZ,try it.

Im surprise "muzzle baloons" or "Muzzledoms" or even "muzzle tape" has'nt been marketed yet! Surprising that nearly every other POS has been, and this pratice acuatually works well and is safe

Damit there goes another millon dollar idea again!!!

Hmmm "patent pending" on tape or even condoms **** aye now theres a legal minefield for some lucky lawer.$$$$$$$

BTW, maybe some clever cookie could post how much PSI there is before the bullet reaches the muzzle. I think even the highest quality tape put on by Chuck Norris wouldnt hold on!

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