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Zombie Bullets In High Demand Following Flesh-Eating Attacks
CBS Detroit ^ | June 7, 2012 | CBS Detroit

Posted on 06/07/2012 2:18:33 PM PDT by DogByte6RER

Zombie Bullets In High Demand Following Flesh-Eating Attacks

DETROIT (WWJ) – Worried about a zombie attack? Buy zombie bullets.

Talk about zombies and a possible zombie apocalypse has increased due to recent gory accounts of drug-induced, flesh-eating attacks in the news.

Stores across the U.S., including in Metro Detroit, are getting in on the undead action by selling Zombie Bullets, made by Hornady Manufacturing.

In promoting the product on their website, Hornady suggests, “Be PREPARED – supply yourself for the Zombie Apocalypse with Zombie Max ammunition from Hornady! Loaded with PROVEN Z-Max bullets… MAKE DEAD PERMANENT!”

So, will this ammunition actually defend against the things that go bump in the night?

WWJ Newsradio 950′s Zahra Huber spoke with company spokesman, Everett Deger, who said, while the bullets are real, they’re only meant to be used on targets and not on people (or zombies).

(credit: Hornady)

Deger said company president Steve Hornady came up with the idea for Zombie Max bullets because of his love for zombie movies and shows.

“After it gained some acceptance among some of us here in the company got on board with the idea we decided just to have some fun with a marketing plan that would allow us to create some ammunition designed for that … fictional world,” Deger said.

He said the Zombie Max and Z-Max bullets are Horady’s most successful products.

“This is probably one of the only (product) launches that we’ve seen when people who are not in the hunting and shooting industry will go out and they will purchase this,” Deger said.

“I mean, I’ve heard of guys who buy it just because they think the packaging is cool and they set it on their cube and they don’t even own a gun,” he said. ”It has that sort of cross-market appeal, which I think is rare to find these days, where you can actually sell something that will transcend not just one market but go into several.”

In Michigan, the bullets are available at Cabela’s. You can find other retailers selling Zombie bullets at this link.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: ammunition; banglist; bathsalts; cannibalism; gunsandammo; itstheendoftheworld; lifeimitatingart; panicindetroit; strangedays; survival; undead; weird; zday; zombieapocalypse; zombiemax; zombies
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1 posted on 06/07/2012 2:18:39 PM PDT by DogByte6RER
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Hornady video on YouTube ...

Introducing Zombie Max™ from Hornady®

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=bQWb-5nblx4


2 posted on 06/07/2012 2:19:59 PM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: DogByte6RER

Nice gimmick, but zombies are not worth the extra cost.


3 posted on 06/07/2012 2:20:59 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: DogByte6RER

maybe some rat senator will ban them due to their name and the fear of losing zombie voting constituents.

it’ll then go the way of the Black Talon.(rebrand/renamed)


4 posted on 06/07/2012 2:22:24 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: DogByte6RER

There were some zombies at last night’s Stanley Cup game. The first faceoff took place ten minutes before the game started.


5 posted on 06/07/2012 2:22:28 PM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Don't let Julia fool ya. Socialism doesn't work.)
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To: DogByte6RER
“After it gained some acceptance among some of us here in the company got on board with the idea we decided just to have some fun with a marketing plan that would allow us to create some ammunition designed for that … fictional world,” Deger said.

Watch it - we got some people around here that think this is real...

6 posted on 06/07/2012 2:22:46 PM PDT by Kenton
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To: fwdude

I’d say a good sized deer slug from a good shotgun would stop one on a head shot....dead in his zombie tracks.


7 posted on 06/07/2012 2:23:58 PM PDT by Gaffer
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To: DogByte6RER

Head shots. Hitting the torso won’t do the job.


8 posted on 06/07/2012 2:24:16 PM PDT by C19fan
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To: DogByte6RER
I prefer a sawed off double barrel and a chainsaw:
9 posted on 06/07/2012 2:24:43 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: DogByte6RER; lightman; SF_Redux

Zombie bullets Ping!


10 posted on 06/07/2012 2:24:43 PM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs & most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: DogByte6RER

You got the bullets but what is the best gun for the job? One of the gun shows had a “competition” and a Soviet SKS was voted the winner.


11 posted on 06/07/2012 2:27:19 PM PDT by C19fan
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To: CholeraJoe; Delta 21; Nikas777; NoAmnesty; Yorlik803; TheOldLady; The Comedian; OB1kNOb; ...


Buy 'em when you can.
(Although I haven't yet done a test firing of this ammunition, but will soon, and will post the results on YouTube under my username, "RandalllFlagg")
12 posted on 06/07/2012 2:29:49 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Look for the union label, then buy elsewhere.)
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To: DogByte6RER

AND NO I WILL NOT BE PINGING THE PREPPERS’ LIST FOR THIS STORY!

We got enough people that already think we are crazy, why promote it? ;-)


13 posted on 06/07/2012 2:30:00 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: DogByte6RER

bfl


14 posted on 06/07/2012 2:31:51 PM PDT by Oshkalaboomboom
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To: EEGator; Names Ash Housewares

Shop Smart
Shop S-Mart


15 posted on 06/07/2012 2:34:49 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1234 of our ObamaVacation from reality [and what dark chill/is gathering still/before the storm])
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To: TurboZamboni
it’ll then go the way of the Black Talon.(rebrand/renamed)

I still have an (old) brand-new box of the original Black Talons in .45 ACP, it should work on zombies. At least the "rampaging mobs of inner-city dwellers" zombies that one is most likely to encounter in Detroit.

16 posted on 06/07/2012 2:34:58 PM PDT by Kenton
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To: C19fan

Last October I saw a History Channel show in which a firearms expert contended that a .22 semi auto handgun would be the best defense. He said that .22 calibre bullets are lightweight and plentiful and a mere .22 headshot would easily disable a “zombie” brain.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnCbOs5alYA&feature=player_embedded


17 posted on 06/07/2012 2:34:58 PM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Why did they cancel the leper hockey game?

There was a face off in the corner.

Har Har Har!!!!


18 posted on 06/07/2012 2:35:39 PM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: DogByte6RER
Here are some real Zombie stoppers

From left: .44 Mag, .825 Std, .825 Premium, .357 Mag.

19 posted on 06/07/2012 2:39:46 PM PDT by umgud (No Rats, No Rino's)
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To: DogByte6RER
Preparedness Pictures, Images and Photos
20 posted on 06/07/2012 2:41:41 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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