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Will a bump-fire stock work properly pointing downward say at a 30 degree or great angle? Anyone ever see one operate pointing downward? Any members have one and want to test it?
 

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I don't have one, never wanted one, but with Donnie boy calling for a ban I might buy one for the AK just because. So you can count me as curious to hear the answer too Fishin! :D
 
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I have one but I took it off. I didn't really like it. If your not surrounded by alligators or zombies I can put it back on(10 minutes) and let you know tomorrow other wise I can do it today...:)
 

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Anything to do with proving/disproving that recent unpleasantness of an individual shooting from a Sin City hotel?
 

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Will a bump-fire stock work properly pointing downward say at a 30 degree or great angle? Anyone ever see one operate pointing downward? Any members have one and want to test it?
I don't know IF a bump fire will work in that position or not to be honest!
I can tell ya that a Glock trigger will fire at that angle, even pointed at the ground, well pointed at the persons ankle/leg/ toe anyway!!!----
least that's what old officer limper tells me that lives down the street.
 

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I have one but I took it off. I didn't really like it. If your not surrounded by alligators or zombies I can put it back on(10 minutes) and let you know tomorrow other wise I can do it today...:)
ah, if Zombie are the problem Fishin really needs to be shooting about head high not at a -30 Degree angle.
 

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Well I have heard it said that a bump fire stock will not work properly pointed downward as in the Vegas incident. However I have never seen anyone prove either way by shooting one downward at an extreme angle.
 

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Well I've heard a million times that there were bump fire stocks in the Vegas Hotel room. I have also heard a number of times they don't believe he ever used one. Since everything about that shooting seems to be a secret we may never know.
 

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Yeah, everyone was running around with their hair on fire and all of a sudden ...... deafening silence.

Anyway, saw a bump stock once and was not interested. One of the guys at the local range gave a demo. It worked .... sort of. It apparently takes a great deal of careful balance, positioning of the stock and dexterity to get it to function consistently! I doubt the Las Vegas Shooter had that down well enough to keep up a steady stream of fire.
 

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Again, it's a technique and the stock simply helps people to perform that technique. Much like changing an oil filter using your hand or a filter wrench; some people can grip the filter and turn it with no trouble, some need the wrench.

The technique is to push forward against the recoil with your support hand and relax your grip on the firing hand, keeping your trigger finger rigid. Pushing forward will actuate the trigger, causing the firearm to recoil which will, if your firing hand grip is relaxed enough, break the contact between trigger finger and trigger. Your constant forward pushing of the support (handguard) hand will overcome the recoil impulse, pushing the firearm forward as a whole, against your trigger finger again - wash, rinse, repeat...at nearly 600rpm if you get the technique down.

It'll empty an SKS in about 1.5 seconds (and yes, the standard rifle version with no "pistol" grip). The Yugo is surprisingly easy to control, for a given value of control, due to the weight.

[EDIT] I should probably mention that bump firing a stock configured SKS will cause your finger to scrape along the safety which, if it has any burs like mine did, hurts like hell right after...wear gloves!
 
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I used 1 once. A friend had one on his AK rifle.

I found it very easy to use even it being a right handed one and I am a lefty.
I would believe pointing it down would not hinder it's operation.

Pointing up possibly would.

It was fun but a total waste of ammunition. Rounds were all over the place.
 

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It may just be me but I don't see a use for a bump fire stock.
Unless you like to waste ammo or have a Rambo fetish.
It's like "Oh boy I just shot 800 rounds and I wounded the robber."
Why not "I shot one round and now the perp is dead."
I've shot a few automatic weapons.
Unless most of them are tied down on a tripod that wall 100 feet away is pretty safe from me.
Although I am sure there are some here that have shot down a swarm of 100 flies at 50 yards
using 101 rounds through an M2 Browning.
 

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It works fine. I fired off 20 rounds down hill into my tree line on the creek. Bump stock has been removed and back in the box. The things we do here...:)
Thank you! What angle downward do you estimate that you fired it at?
 
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It may just be me but I don't see a use for a bump fire stock.
Unless you like to waste ammo or have a Rambo fetish.
It's like "Oh boy I just shot 800 rounds and I wounded the robber."
Why not "I shot one round and now the perp is dead."
I've shot a few automatic weapons.
Unless most of them are tied down on a tripod that wall 100 feet away is pretty safe from me.
Although I am sure there are some here that have shot down a swarm of 100 flies at 50 yards
using 101 rounds through an M2 Browning.
well not a Browning M2 but everything else sounds right!!
 

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