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Posted: 4/23/2001 9:21:06 AM EST
Buddy was shooting his HK91 this weekend while I was helping someone else about 4 stations down. All of a sudden, a high velocity .308 shell nails me right in the teeth on the left side of my mouth. Man that hurts, I'm surprised I didn't chip a tooth. I don't think I had my glasses on at the time, so I got lucky. Talk about high velocity, those ejected shells are nearly lethal. This gun was throw shells a good 50 feet at high velocity.
Link Posted: 4/23/2001 5:25:18 PM EST
[Last Edit: 4/23/2001 5:24:39 PM EST by Stormbringer]
I sure hope you mean "case" !!! WOooo Hooooo 100 posts!!!
Link Posted: 4/23/2001 5:42:52 PM EST
sounds like he needs to install an ejection port buffer. The buffer will deflect the shell out to 1:30 - 2:00 direction. I've been dinged many a time. Thank goodness for eye and ear protection. . .
Link Posted: 4/23/2001 6:00:39 PM EST
could you elaborate on the ejection port buffer a little ive got a cetme which is same but different ,and its spent cases are flying supersonic ,,glad im on the right side of this thing[rocket]
Link Posted: 4/23/2001 6:11:50 PM EST
I got a HK 91 a couple of weeks ago at the Tulsa show. Took it to the range the next weekend. I thought the brass was bouncing off the wall of the stall I was firing from & hitting me in the head. It was the scope! I was using the iron sites under the high mount & turned out the scope was too large for the 91.
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