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Company will load loved ones' ashes into ammunition
USA Today | 9/29/2011 | Marty Roney, USA TODAY

Posted on 09/29/2011 6:28:12 PM PDT by americanophile

http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/story/2011-09-29/cremation-ashes-ammunition-guns-Holy-Smoke/50610712/1

Linked due to copyright.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: ammunition; ashes; cremation
Seems perfect for folks around here...
1 posted on 09/29/2011 6:28:21 PM PDT by americanophile
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To: americanophile
I'm gonna leave my wife a couple cases of blanks.

Private joke.

2 posted on 09/29/2011 6:30:44 PM PDT by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: americanophile

I told my dad that I’m parting him out for scrap. All that titanium in his joints has to be worth something.


3 posted on 09/29/2011 6:32:44 PM PDT by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a permanent Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: americanophile

There was an outfit called “Happy Hunting Grounds” that used to provide the same service

They would put your ashes in Shot Shells, Duck Decoys and Fishing Lures, so that your pals could take you hunting and fishing again.


4 posted on 09/29/2011 6:37:17 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: americanophile

I am going to have my ashes loaded into an old oatmeal box and launched into orbit so people can look to the sky everyday and watch my ash flyby!


5 posted on 09/29/2011 6:39:51 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: 2nd amendment mama

ping!


6 posted on 09/29/2011 6:44:52 PM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: americanophile

[cue the 1812 Overture]

“It’s the funeral that’s shot from guns!”


7 posted on 09/29/2011 6:46:23 PM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: americanophile

Umm, isn’t there risk that you may end up eating a wee bit of your loved ones if you hunt with these shells and cartridges?


8 posted on 09/29/2011 6:48:27 PM PDT by monkeyshine
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To: cripplecreek

I’ve had my eye on Dads gold fillings for some time now.

Been telling him that for years too.


9 posted on 09/29/2011 6:48:33 PM PDT by digger48
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To: americanophile

There is a company that will extract the carbon from your remains, and synthesize a diamond.


10 posted on 09/29/2011 6:49:19 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: americanophile; humblegunner; Eaker; Allegra; TheMom

Don’t know if there’d be any takers around here...


11 posted on 09/29/2011 6:49:59 PM PDT by Larry Lucido (I can only be series in a parallel universe.)
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To: DBrow

When my mom passed away several months ago we got information about that company in a packet from the funeral home. They do pets too.


12 posted on 09/29/2011 6:54:38 PM PDT by The_Sword_of_Groo ("No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor.")
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To: americanophile
Another way to scatter ashes ...

Thanks ... I like it.

13 posted on 09/29/2011 7:07:31 PM PDT by OldNavyVet (One trillion days, at 365 days per year, is 2,739,726,027 years ... almost 3 billion years)
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To: americanophile

For some people, it’s the only bang they’ll ever get.


14 posted on 09/29/2011 7:09:40 PM PDT by dragonblustar
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To: Larry Lucido; Eaker; humblegunner; Allegra; NYTexan; mylife; LUV W

Idea’s for the ??th TC Memorial Shoot?


15 posted on 09/29/2011 7:12:26 PM PDT by TheMom (I wish mosquitoes sucked fat instead of blood.)
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To: monkeyshine

Umm, isn’t there risk that you may end up eating a wee bit of your loved ones if you hunt with these shells and cartridges?

My brother in law used to have a Piper Cub. Some elderly
man approached him about flying him over the ocean so that
he could scatter his wife’s ashes. Somehow things went
wrong and poor Ethel blew all over the cockpit, in their
eyes, mouths, etc. Bro in law said he was still finding bits
of Ethel months later in the plane. He said the old gent
took it all in stride.


16 posted on 09/29/2011 7:12:26 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: americanophile
The actual link
17 posted on 09/29/2011 7:12:54 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: RichInOC
[cue the 1812 Overture]

Hi-yo hip replacement! Away!

18 posted on 09/29/2011 7:16:00 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: americanophile
Lends new meaning to 'going out with a bang'.
19 posted on 09/29/2011 7:18:08 PM PDT by ~Peter
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To: CrazyIvan

Ethyl was never an easy woman...


20 posted on 09/29/2011 7:18:36 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: DBrow
There is a company that will extract the carbon from your remains, and synthesize a diamond.

I may have that done with my ex-brother-in-law. The diamond that resulted would have to be bigger than the Hope Diamond.

/johnny

21 posted on 09/29/2011 7:20:05 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper

YawHoo!!!


22 posted on 09/29/2011 7:22:36 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: BerryDingle

Well, that would have been the “William Tell” Overture, but...I like that image.


23 posted on 09/29/2011 7:26:53 PM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: TheMom
Well, It sure beats laying down flowers. ☺
24 posted on 09/29/2011 7:27:59 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: RichInOC

That’s a hell of an idea.

Go out with a bang.

My son and his cousins love to go dove hunting.

I taught them all how to shoot doves and we all love to eat them.

Kind of like closing the circle.


25 posted on 09/29/2011 7:28:21 PM PDT by Texas resident (Hunkered Down)
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To: RichInOC

I just realized that, brain cramp. Thanks.


26 posted on 09/29/2011 7:34:56 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: basil

My ex-husband wanted me to do this to him if he died before me...LOL


27 posted on 09/29/2011 7:51:34 PM PDT by 2nd amendment mama ( www.2asisters.org | Self defense is a basic human right!)
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To: CrazyIvan

Maybe Ethel loved to fly, too :-)


28 posted on 09/29/2011 8:06:01 PM PDT by monkeyshine
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To: americanophile

29 posted on 09/29/2011 8:08:24 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: americanophile

My Husband used to tell me that he wants his ashes to be shot out of a torpedo tube.


30 posted on 09/29/2011 8:54:24 PM PDT by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: TheMom

When my time comes, put my ashes in a grenade launcher with some fireworks...


31 posted on 09/29/2011 8:55:08 PM PDT by NYTexan
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To: TheMom

Tannerite him/her?


32 posted on 09/29/2011 9:27:46 PM PDT by LUV W (The current candidates?...none of them are pushing MY buttons! RUN SARAH....R U N!!!!)
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To: NYTexan

So noted. :)


33 posted on 09/29/2011 9:28:48 PM PDT by LUV W (The current candidates?...none of them are pushing MY buttons! RUN SARAH....R U N!!!!)
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To: DBrow

I’ve seen that.


34 posted on 09/29/2011 10:30:37 PM PDT by americanophile ("this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives" - Ataturk)
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To: DBrow

I’ve seen that! Amazing.


35 posted on 09/29/2011 10:30:37 PM PDT by americanophile ("this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives" - Ataturk)
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To: americanophile

Too bad I didn’t know about this a few weeks ago before my Dad passed. He would have gotten a kick out of this.


36 posted on 09/30/2011 8:43:00 AM PDT by tarawa
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