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  • v. Present participle of plink.
  • n. informal target shooting done at non-traditional targets such as tin cans, glass bottles and wood blocks.


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  • Some people use a method called plinking to make the link easier.


  • Also, paper targets are boring for younger shooters -- but I would advise against getting younger shooters into the "plinking" mentality, where they don't know or really care where their bullets hit, as long as they get a reaction from the target.

    Paper Versus Meat

  • Making the Serb populace suffer by striking power stations -- not "plinking" tanks in the Kosovo countryside -- threatened his hold on power.

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  • In a letter to range owner Evelyn Schmitt, IDNR officials are threatening court action if she doesn't agree to shut down the "plinking" range by June 30 and consent to certain

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  • To my way of thinking, particularly given the bias I laid out for you in the beginning, 'plinking' is precisely how I think of this ammo.

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  • Cons: Inconsistent; Basically suitable for 'plinking'

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  • A side note to today's story about "plinking", meaning product linking within user-generated videos.

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  • Leader "plinking" is not going to win the Afghan war and may end up destabilizing a U.S. ally.

  • There are countless ways to use airsoft guns whether for training or sport, such as plinking, airsoft wars, and team combat. New Blogs and RSS Feeds

  • It's great for "plinking" tin cans off the back fence, as its name implies, but Master competitive shooter Steve Sager tells me his will put five shots in one hole at 25 paces ... and never seems to jam.


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