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    Camera in a bullet???

    I thought I'd seen it all, but.....

    http://www.vortexoptics.com/video/vo...ady_bullet-cam

    ......and only $99 per 10 rounds!

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    It was an April fools day prank. The camera isn't spinning on the way to the target.

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    No they have an Optimization camera that only takes Frame shots at 12 o clock, how could you miss that.

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    I am surprised they didn't incorporate the golf ball dimples from their previous best April's fool joke.
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    you can't be usin up all the good material in one video.
    you gotta spread it out a bit.
    it's all an educated guess,,,, till the trigger is pulled.

    this opinion brought to you by mister low-tech solution..

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    I saw the link on vortex's site and thought I was real. I feel none too smart. looks like vortex has a sense of humor.

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    A friend sent me that link this morning. I looked at it said no way. And even if it was real I wouldn't waste my money.
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    Quote Originally Posted by randyrat View Post
    No they have an Optimization camera that only takes Frame shots at 12 o clock, how could you miss that.
    I bet it's really really really tiny gyroscopes.
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    but really with tech these days, I thought it was real for a while too, till I thought, how would they get a gyroscope in their? and that was like 2 days later!
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    I was looking forward to purchasing from the new line of birds of prey for hunting from Brownells.
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    Quote Originally Posted by redriverhunter View Post
    I saw the link on vortex's site and thought I was real. I feel none too smart. looks like vortex has a sense of humor.
    One has to wonder about the mindset of people who come up with these stupid April Fool gags, and go to such elaborate lengths producing them on the company dime. As a burn-out from the retail world myself, the LAST thing I would do is come up with things that would make customers want to pester me - let alone make them want to pester me about something that ISN'T EVEN REAL.
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    Quote Originally Posted by M-Tecs View Post
    I am surprised they didn't incorporate the gold ball dimples from there previous best April's fool joke.
    The golf balls aren't a joke. They do exist but are banned from competition.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dragon813gt View Post
    The golf balls aren't a joke. They do exist but are banned from competition.
    100% Aprils Fool's joke!!!!!!!!!!!

    http://bulletin.accurateshooter.com/...impled-bullet/

    https://www.bing.com/search?q=golf+b...84c12cc7083aa6

    http://bulletin.accurateshooter.com/...l-web-readers/

    April 10th, 2009Dimpled Bullet Spoof Continues to Fool Web Readers

    More than a week after we ran the story as an April Fool’s hoax, our feature about U.S. Army testing of dimpled “golf-ball” bullets at Aberdeen Proving Ground continues to delude readers on dozens of web forums. This is the spoof that won’t die. Posters on numerous websites continue to be “suckered-in” by this story despite many obvious “clues” that the story is a hoax. An active debate still rages on one forum as to whether the dimpled “golf-ball bullet” complies with the terms of the Hague Convention on munitions. On the Gunsnet Forum some posters have gone to great length to prove the dimpled bullets really work. One duped reader posted: “Looks awesome… where can I buy them?” Another lamented that this was “another example of great technology monopolized by the military, but not available to civilians.” But, eventually, in most of the threads, savvy shooters saw through the hoax. One reader asked: “Will Army snipers now get to claim a 2-shot handicap?” Another clever poster wrote: “I have been shooting [dimpled bullets] for years… as long as there’s no water or sand traps around they work[.]” On the Handloads.com Forum, a reader quipped: “I wonder if you can chip, slice or put backspin on these rounds?”
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    The golf-ball-bullet story had some clues that should have tipped off smart readers to the fact that it was an April 1st spoof. First, the last name of the development team leader was “Eldrick”. Hmm… sound familiar? Google “Eldrick”. That’s right, “Eldrick” is Tiger Woods’ actual first name. At the end of the story we quoted a make-believe Capt. Sarazen. Well, again, “Sarazen” is the last name of golf legend Gene Sarazen. We published a photo of what was purported to be “advanced Doppler Radar”. In fact, the equipment shown is a battlefield sonic sensor array (sort of electronic ears) that has nothing to do with radar. Interestingly though, some readers thought the story was false because Doppler Radar wouldn’t be used to clock bullet speeds. In fact, Doppler Radar IS used to measure bullet speeds over long range, and it is probably the most sophisticated system currently available for this task. Lapua recently released Coefficient of Drag (Cd) data for its bullets; this data was compiled by “continuous Doppler radar measurements”. CLICK HERE for explanation of Doppler-derived Cd with sample charts.


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    My bad, I though you were talking about the self correcting golf balls. Not dimpled bullets.

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    So why don't bowling balls have the dimples like golf balls?
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    'Cause it would break all the beer bottles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigslug View Post
    One has to wonder about the mindset of people who come up with these stupid April Fool gags, and go to such elaborate lengths producing them on the company dime. As a burn-out from the retail world myself, the LAST thing I would do is come up with things that would make customers want to pester me - let alone make them want to pester me about something that ISN'T EVEN REAL.
    Laugh and the whole world laughs with you. ***** and whine and you ***** and whine alone. I bet they have a line of guys working to outdo themselves to get a shot at making next year's pranks. You gotta have some fun at work or what's the point?

    I appreciate the creativity. Next optic might just be a Vortex because of it!

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    the dimple theory is reality, I think it is called bournoullies spl? effect or theory. I could be wrong about the name, too lazy to look it up, but it decreases the low pressure zone behind the object. bowling balls don't move fast enough and would roll all bumpy like if you dimpled them,lol but now I want a bowling ball painted white with the Spaulding or whatever logo on it, with dimples airbrushed on it. that would be cool. thanks ffor the idea david2011
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