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Blank guns #7602627 09/10/19 01:27 AM
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Are the alfa .22 caliber blank gun any louder than a .22 revoler loaded with the .22 blanks?
Any input or advice is appreciated.

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No, they're not and the alfa guns i've been around have all ended up being trashed. I don't think they're very good guns for the price.
If you have a .22 revolver, go to lowes or home depot and get the yellow coated Ram Shots. And some ear plugs.
If you're looking for a new sound simulator, get you a thunder launcher mini boom gun. They're plenty loud, more reliable and safer and easier to use than both of the others.
https://www.thunderequipment.com/products/miniboomgun.php
I love mine.

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Re: Blank guns [Re: Mud Shark] #7603492 09/10/19 10:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Mud Shark
No, they're not and the alfa guns i've been around have all ended up being trashed. I don't think they're very good guns for the price.
If you have a .22 revolver, go to lowes or home depot and get the yellow coated Ram Shots. And some ear plugs.
If you're looking for a new sound simulator, get you a thunder launcher mini boom gun. They're plenty loud, more reliable and safer and easier to use than both of the others.
https://www.thunderequipment.com/products/miniboomgun.php
I love mine.

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My training group uses mostly 9 shot Taurus 22. We use either green crimped or yellow. The green is easier to eject. In the long run, the boom gun is cheaper to operate.
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Re: Blank guns [Re: Birdhunter61] #7603714 09/11/19 01:48 AM
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Thank you for the input. I thought I could get some responses before I went and spent 200 dollars.

Re: Blank guns [Re: txbrit] #7603971 09/11/19 01:24 PM
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I've had an alfa for about 4 years now and bought it used. Has worked flawlessly.


Originally Posted by bill oxner
Haven't had it in years but never spit any out.
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One of the benefits of using a blank pistol over an actual pistol with blanks is the blank pistol is not, and never could be, a firearm. May help evade legal or regulatory entanglements.

Re: Blank guns [Re: txbrit] #7605697 09/13/19 01:51 AM
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Thank you machine73. That issue has also crossed my mind.

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Thank you machine73. That issue has also crossed my mind.

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Thanks ccbirddogman.

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i have the larger alpha that shoots shotgun primers. No problems with it.

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I use Blanks in a 22 revolver.

Re: Blank guns [Re: Mundo] #7607573 09/16/19 12:17 AM
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Originally Posted by Mundo
i have the larger alpha that shoots shotgun primers. No problems with it.


Same here. Happy with mine. No problems. But mine has been used through training one dog and used at hunt tests, not multiple dogs over years. I probably would want something better made if I was in the business.

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starter pistols don't have the piercing that reg .22 has


hold on Newt, we got a runaway
Re: Blank guns [Re: scalebuster] #7640682 10/24/19 12:14 PM
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Originally Posted by scalebuster
I use Blanks in a 22 revolver.


Followed the advice and bought a 22 revolver and some Ramset caps. The yellow caps sound like a cannon. The green caps may be just about right.


They make ammo specifically for hunting for a reason! nidea
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