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Tim Ralston Reveals The X Caliber Shotgun Gauge Adapter
youtube ^ | 3/28/13 | GEARUPCHANNELGEARUPCHANNEL

Posted on 03/28/2013 2:35:29 PM PDT by Nachum

Tim Ralston, Survival Expert Founder of Gear Up and International Spokesman for NatGeo's Doomsday Preppers, reveals the ultimate survival rifle system...the X-Caliber.

WHAT IS X CALIBER?: X Caliber is the most versatile Gauge Adapter system in the world. It allows you to shoot 11 different caliber rounds from one shooting platform: a single-shot 12 gauge shotgun. Each X Caliber adapter is made from 7 inches of 4140 chromoly steel. Each adapter is also rifled to increase accuracy.

WHAT GAUGES X CALIBER FIRES: The calibers of ammunition that the X Caliber can fire include: .22LR / 38 special / .357 / 9mm / 45 acp / 45LC / .410 shotgun / 12 ga. shotgun /.223 / 7.62x39 / 308.

(Excerpt) Read more at youtube.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: caliber; guncontrol; ralston; secondamendment; shotgun; x; yesterday
For some of you gun guys and gals...

Vid at link

Oh, and tell Joe Biden...-It's a shotgun!

1 posted on 03/28/2013 2:35:29 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum
Sounds like I need to fire up the lathe. That would be something I could build here.

/johnny

2 posted on 03/28/2013 2:37:12 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Nachum

I wouldn’t think a .308 from a seven inch barrel
would be that accurate.

I mean, what’s the point?


3 posted on 03/28/2013 2:38:03 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Nachum

Interesting tho the idea has been around a long time. I like the idea of interchangeable barrels better.


4 posted on 03/28/2013 2:41:01 PM PDT by yarddog (Truth, Justice, and what was once the American Way.)
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To: Nachum

Ralston is not exactly an expert, he shot his thumb off on national TV.


5 posted on 03/28/2013 2:42:26 PM PDT by omega4179
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To: tet68
Yeah, accuracy would be very limited. The barrel length itself is not a problem, it's that it would not maintain its relationship with the sights from shot to shot.

I suppose if you wanted something, even a not very good something, that could use whatever ammo was at hand, then this would be a way to do it.

6 posted on 03/28/2013 2:43:07 PM PDT by MikeJ
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To: tet68

Good point.


7 posted on 03/28/2013 2:43:12 PM PDT by laplata
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To: Nachum

Wasn’t this guy on doomsday preppers? I seem to recall he shot his own foot or something.


8 posted on 03/28/2013 2:55:03 PM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard (Gone Galt, 11/07/12)
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To: omega4179

Here it is:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qth1k962_9A


9 posted on 03/28/2013 3:09:21 PM PDT by carriage_hill (The most insidious power the news media has, is the power to ignore.)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

Shot his thumb; Post #9 YT vid.


10 posted on 03/28/2013 3:11:04 PM PDT by carriage_hill (The most insidious power the news media has, is the power to ignore.)
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To: tet68

I suppose, in the event of the zombie apocalypse,
this would enable you to shoot whatever rounds
that you happened to have on hand or happened to come across,
but certainly, accuracy would be questionable...
...and the full “kit” that they sell costs $450.
It’s not a bad idea, but it’s just not really practical.
I’ve got a single shot breech load 12 gauge,
but I’d have to remember to bring/keep up with all those damn adapters...


11 posted on 03/28/2013 3:16:01 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: Nachum

All single shot. Why not just get a 3 barrel drilling?


12 posted on 03/28/2013 3:18:47 PM PDT by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: omega4179; Nachum; Wyrd bið ful aræd; carriage_hill; tet68

He actually says this on the youtube video at about 45 seconds in
“...it was one of those malfunctions that occurred when my thumb went in front of the barrel..”


13 posted on 03/28/2013 3:23:18 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: yarddog
Interesting tho the idea has been around a long time.

Yes indeed. I have had one in .22 Mag for my .223 Contender barrel. Don't recall the manufacturer, but they were called Shell Shrinkers.

14 posted on 03/28/2013 3:31:41 PM PDT by kitchen (Due to the increased price of ammo, do not expect a warning shot.)
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To: Nachum

http://www.gunadapters.com/


15 posted on 03/28/2013 3:34:38 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: Nachum

This is nothing new. It’s also nothing very practical. Burning a rifle cartridge in a shotgun barrel is one of those things you do because you can, not because it makes any sense.


16 posted on 03/28/2013 3:36:35 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Somebody has to be courageous enough to stand up to the bullies." --Dr. Ben Carson)
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To: Repeal The 17th

Good thing his head didn’t “malfunction” and get in the way...


17 posted on 03/28/2013 3:58:37 PM PDT by carriage_hill (The most insidious power the news media has, is the power to ignore.)
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To: Nachum

For the price, you can probably buy another gun. And it won’t be single shot...


18 posted on 03/28/2013 4:22:28 PM PDT by Kevmo ("A person's a person, no matter how small" ~Horton Hears a Who)
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sfl


19 posted on 03/28/2013 5:37:30 PM PDT by phockthis (http://www.supremelaw.org/fedzone11/index.htm ...)
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To: tet68
I wanted a T/C Contender frame and spotted a used G2 for sale with a 10" 30-30 barrel. I didn't have anything in 30-30 at the time, so I picked up a box of 150 gr to check it out. OUCH! Not much fun to shoot. I've fired a .308 from a 15" T/C Encore barrel (150 gr). Still pretty stout. I "fixed" the pain by purchasing a box of Speer 100 gr "Plinker" bullets and doing a lighter load. It is a pleasure to shoot the lighter round. The same "Plinker" is fine on top of 30-30, .308 or 30-06. No need to tear up your hands or shoulder if you just punching paper.
20 posted on 03/28/2013 5:39:54 PM PDT by Myrddin
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