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October 31, 2010 9:53 AM   Subscribe

Tired of using plain old knives to carve your pumpkins? Gregg, from Nashville, Tennessee, has the answer. And he has a youtube channel!
posted by lauratheexplorer (16 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite

 
"I mean, this is education after all."
This guy is clearly an awesome middle school teacher. The second video, in my pumpkiny opinion, is vastly better than the first, although I suppose that's due to my knowing basically nothing about how easy it is to shoot a gun with such precision at that range. Is that impressive, or just cute? Either way it's less satisfying for me to watch than the one with the stabbing knife and the explosive charge.
posted by Mizu at 10:07 AM on October 31, 2010 [1 favorite]


Because when the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem... Hey! There's some kids at the door. What the hell do those little b$%tards want this time!?!?
posted by sneebler at 10:28 AM on October 31, 2010 [1 favorite]


Guns don't carve pumpkins; people carve pumpkins.
posted by GenjiandProust at 10:31 AM on October 31, 2010 [6 favorites]


For completness' sake it would have been instructive to take the camera around the back of the pumpkin so we can see the exit side.

It's hard to tell the angle from that shot, it looks like he's shooting downhill and there's a creek and a small rise beyond, so I suppose it could be worse from a knowing where your shots will end up perspective. It also looks like there's a small tree in the line of fire beyond the pumpkin, but since it doesn't get holes blown in it I guess it's not right in line. Still, I wish people would do this sort of thing in front of a stack of sandbags to eliminate any mystery about what else the shots are going to go through.
posted by George_Spiggott at 10:36 AM on October 31, 2010


He ought'nt worry about getting caught with firearms at his home. The Republican gubernatorial candidate (and probable winner, barring some extraordinary turn of events) says he's in favor of eliminating concealed weapons permit requirements.
posted by blucevalo at 10:37 AM on October 31, 2010


Homer arrives home.

LISA
Dad, can you help me get my ball down from the roof, Dad?

HOMER
Sure thing, honey.

He fires his pistol at the roof, and a ball drops down, then deflates.

HOMER
Want me to get the cat down?

LISA
(quickly) No thanks!
posted by Blazecock Pileon at 10:37 AM on October 31, 2010 [1 favorite]


God bless America on this Holy Day!
posted by ennui.bz at 11:32 AM on October 31, 2010 [1 favorite]


He ought'nt worry about getting caught with firearms at his home. The Republican gubernatorial candidate (and probable winner, barring some extraordinary turn of events) says he's in favor of eliminating concealed weapons permit requirements.

I don't think that's his concern. It's probably along the lines of "If Obama hears I have guns, he'll send the Gay Muslim Abortionists to come take them and give them to the black people".

You laugh, but hang out a gun range some time. I enjoy target practice. Talking with these nutters - not so much.
posted by Pogo_Fuzzybutt at 11:33 AM on October 31, 2010 [2 favorites]


I was wondering about the exit side too, George_Spiggott. For a minute I wondered if the back was going to be the real carving. That would have been slick.
posted by hattifattener at 11:41 AM on October 31, 2010


I suppose that's due to my knowing basically nothing about how easy it is to shoot a gun with such precision at that range. Is that impressive, or just cute?

I watched a lot of ths guy's videos when I was helping a family member shop for a handgun. He's an amazing pistol marksman.
posted by clarknova at 11:43 AM on October 31, 2010


He ought'nt worry about getting caught with firearms at his home.

Saying that you have a large valuable collection of firearms in your home is an invitation to be robbed / burgled.
posted by a robot made out of meat at 12:23 PM on October 31, 2010 [5 favorites]


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i like this guy
posted by DavidandConquer at 2:04 PM on October 31, 2010


That's pretty funny, but man, pumpkin pie with residual lead is just SO not a good idea.
posted by Malor at 3:56 PM on October 31, 2010


I just finished carving a pumpkin with a 36" fresnel lens, aka- the solar powered death ray. It was pretty awesome.
posted by signalnine at 4:09 PM on October 31, 2010 [2 favorites]


Anytime I see a Tennessee related story in the press I always hold my breath. The only time I can remember my town making the national news was when Cookeville's finest shot a family's dog during a traffic stop. I so want the world to know that Tennessee is just as calm and boring as your town. But when ever we make the news we look like a state of gun swingin' dog shooting rebel flag wavin' teabaggers and sure we are, but we also have some local pottery artist and a few local beer brewers too. What I'm trying to say is we have hippsters too, or we will have in another 4 to 5 years, when we catch up with trends.
posted by nola at 5:51 PM on October 31, 2010 [1 favorite]


I wonder how he explains this to his parents.
posted by pressF1 at 6:42 PM on October 31, 2010


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