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    Ready...Aim...Fire

    Incredible, Sci-fi Railgun Takes Step Toward Reality | Fox News
    A theoretical dream for decades, the futuristic railgun -- which uses magnets to shoot bullets for hundreds of miles at speeds of up to Mach 7 -- just took another step toward reality.
    Military supply company Raytheon announced Monday that it had been awarded a $10 million naval contract to develop a way to supply enough juice to power the whopping gun -- which could someday reshape naval warfare.


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    Re: Ready...Aim...Fire

    Well at least we know we'll be able to take down Devastator during the (eventual) robot revolt.


    While on live TV, Ford used a vulgar term to describe a private part of the female anatomy, adding that he was “happily married” and “got more than enough to eat at home.”

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    Re: Ready...Aim...Fire

    As long as I can carry one concealed, I'll be happy.


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    Re: Ready...Aim...Fire

    And just like that we're one step closer to..

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    Re: Ready...Aim...Fire

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    Well at least we know we'll be able to take down Devastator during the (eventual) robot revolt.
    Or what they'll be using against us..



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    Re: Ready...Aim...Fire

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    Well at least we know we'll be able to take down Devastator during the (eventual) robot revolt.
    that's great and all, but what do we do when the apes make their move?



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    Re: Ready...Aim...Fire

    People, people... everyone knows that the Zombie apocalypse is going to happen. This railgun should do well against the un-dead.



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    Re: Ready...Aim...Fire

    Of course, they come up with this with the pheasnat population at an all-time low.


    I'd agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.

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    Re: Ready...Aim...Fire

    Quote Originally Posted by WalkingCY View Post
    People, people... everyone knows that the Zombie apocalypse is going to happen. This railgun should do well against the un-dead.
    Yep - Zombies.

    I also really like the personal/concealed railgun comment.



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    Re: Ready...Aim...Fire

    Quote Originally Posted by WalkingCY View Post
    People, people... everyone knows that the Zombie apocalypse is going to happen. This railgun should do well against the un-dead.
    With this much power, can the round travel around the globe? If so, it could now be possible to double-tap a zombie with 1 shot!


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