Bullet, or Rocket ...... !

Discussion in 'Centerfire Pistols & Revolvers' started by JohnHenry, Feb 1, 2012.

  1. Rugermanws

    Rugermanws Active Member

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    May 18, 2009
    Pittsburgh Pa
    John you mean all the years of practice means nothing now? I though a box of .357 ammo was expensive can't wait to hear what this little bably costs for one round.
     

  2. 3/2 STA SS

    3/2 STA SS Active Member

    I am sure we can get them in 5-10 years after the military figures out the bugs....
     
  3. flintlock

    flintlock Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2007
    Upstate NY
    Doesn't look reloadable to me. I know it wasn't "guided", but wasn't the old Gyrojet a smoothbore? Does anyone else even remember the Gyrojet?
     
  4. Freebore

    Freebore Member

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    Apr 18, 2009
    Land of the Free
    Sure do....they came in both a rifle and pistol....it was not very accurate at all and had some range limitations.

    Some show up once in a while for sale, strictly for collectors today as ammo is no longer available.
     
  5. Freebore

    Freebore Member

    307
    Apr 18, 2009
    Land of the Free
    Gyrojet 1965
     

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  6. flintlock

    flintlock Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2007
    Upstate NY
    Thanks for the picture Freebore! I always thought it was comical that the hammer swung up and hit the round on the nose to start the ignition. A real piece of firearms history there.
     
  7. What cracked me up about that gun was it took awhile to build up enough speed to do some damage, assuming you hit the target. You could stop the bullet/rocket in its tracks just by holding your finger in front of the muzzle and not give it a chance to accelerate. Dating myself aren't I?
     
  8. 3/2 STA SS

    3/2 STA SS Active Member

    Old Grump-yes you are sir...I think the rounds are more valuable than the gun too.
     
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