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Forum: Guns & Movies 05-06-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,537
Posted By ShootingJames
Well, I don't know what award winning person you...

Well, I don't know what award winning person you spoke with, but blank firing weapons have been the industry standard in film since it's inception for a reason. It's the most cost effective, and...
Forum: Just Guns 01-12-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,683
Posted By ShootingJames
It's a custom build with lots of work put into...

It's a custom build with lots of work put into it, so who knows how much of it is still the original ruger gun. Enough to maintain it's serial number. Nice work.
Forum: Guns & Movies 11-08-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,767
Posted By ShootingJames
I'm a big Peckinpah fan, so I'll throw this one...

I'm a big Peckinpah fan, so I'll throw this one in first:

The Getaway. McQueen at the top of his game. The film is a heist flick, a road film, and a solid drama. The shootout with police after he...
Forum: Just Guns 04-30-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 49,167
Posted By ShootingJames
You got it. The discarding comment is so true....

You got it. The discarding comment is so true. Also, it's untraceable. And it breaks my heart, because it may well lead to them being outlawed entirely which pisses me off. I really enjoy the full...
Forum: Guns & Movies 04-30-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,537
Posted By ShootingJames
I've never known anyone to reload crimped blank...

I've never known anyone to reload crimped blank ammo. There might be some plastic blanks that could be reloaded, but I've never used them.

Live ammo is brass and powder. What I've heard is that...
Forum: Just Guns 04-28-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 49,167
Posted By ShootingJames
It's illegal, and incredibly stupid and...

It's illegal, and incredibly stupid and dangerous. Which never stopped anybody from doing anything I guess. Those zoraki guns won't stand up to the pressures of live ammo. Even if you mill your own...
Forum: Guns & Movies 04-28-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,537
Posted By ShootingJames
So I heard just this week that the "ammo...

So I heard just this week that the "ammo shortage" is having a serious impact on prop houses being able to get brass, and we can expect more digital muzzle flash over airsoft replicas in coming...
Forum: Guns & Movies 01-14-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,750
Posted By ShootingJames
If you're doing a photoshoot, and you need...

If you're doing a photoshoot, and you need something futuristic, cyberpunk and a little different looking, you might want to check into some modified Nerf guns. Something like this:
...
Forum: Just Guns 01-09-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,124
Posted By ShootingJames
President Obama has, according to VP Biden,...

President Obama has, according to VP Biden, promised to take executive action if Congress does not. Meaning he will issue an executive order to ban guns. Which, if I'm not mistaken, is a massive...
Forum: Guns & Movies 11-28-2011, 12:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 79,702
Posted By ShootingJames
I am surprised there is any kind of resistance or...

I am surprised there is any kind of resistance or unreasonable attitude when it comes to period work. Just like costumes, vehicles, computer tech, TV's, whatever, the guns have to be correct. Just...
Forum: Just Guns 11-28-2011, 12:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,179
Posted By ShootingJames
Very nice. I recently picked up a trooper in 38...

Very nice. I recently picked up a trooper in 38 special as well. I inherited a colt python from my uncle many years ago, and I was interested/excited to compare them. I can now consider myself a big...
Forum: imfdb 04-25-2011, 02:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,730
Posted By ShootingJames
It's still there, you just have to click on the...

It's still there, you just have to click on the "recent changes" link in the special box, and it gives you a list.

PS: I loved Tales of the Gun (your sig for those who don't know) it's now called...
Forum: Guns & Movies 04-24-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,109
Posted By ShootingJames
Yes, I understand your point about reducing...

Yes, I understand your point about reducing inventory and making money on famous hero guns. Good points. This is why I asked about converting guns as a service. Just a thought, I expected it's NO on...
Forum: Just Guns 04-22-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 68,528
Posted By ShootingJames
I think you are right. It looks like a Voltran...

I think you are right. It looks like a Voltran Ekol select fire, full/semi auto replica. The switch for the select fire is bunched up next to the takedown lever, and it also has the little bit of...
Forum: Guns & Movies 04-21-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,109
Posted By ShootingJames
It's not pointless for me, and who the hell was...

It's not pointless for me, and who the hell was asking you?

:p

I've converted 2 semi autos myself, but it's not something I enjoy doing, and I no longer have the use of a machine shop to do it...
Forum: Guns & Movies 04-20-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,109
Posted By ShootingJames
Just out of curiosity, do you ever sell any of...

Just out of curiosity, do you ever sell any of your blank converted guns, or do you convert semi auto's for a fee?
Forum: Guns & Movies 04-20-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,774
Posted By ShootingJames
I remember it being a bigger stainless revolver....

I remember it being a bigger stainless revolver. A Colt Anaconda, or a Taurus Raging Bull, something along those lines. It's been a long while since I watched it. I'm sure with a picture it could be...
Forum: Guns & Movies 11-17-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 48,895
Posted By ShootingJames
There is a behind the scenes clip of RDA talking...

There is a behind the scenes clip of RDA talking about the guns he used in stargate, and he says "I hate them in real life, but it's fun shooting guns in full auto, but only with blanks."
Forum: Guns & Movies 11-17-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 48,895
Posted By ShootingJames
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5M5qx2xKTo ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5M5qx2xKTo

MacGyver had at least one episode where Mac explained his thoughts on the second amendment, saying that he felt it was about military, not private...
Forum: Guns & Movies 11-06-2010, 04:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,355
Posted By ShootingJames
I was actually referring to rifles that fired...

I was actually referring to rifles that fired pistol cartridges. Lever actions and carbines. It's not like it's never happened before.
Forum: Guns & Movies 11-05-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,355
Posted By ShootingJames
It fires fictional ammo that is supposed to be a...

It fires fictional ammo that is supposed to be a caseless rifle cartridge with a 10mm projectile.

Rifles firing pistol cartridges is nothing new though, been around since the 1800's.
Forum: Just Guns 10-06-2010, 03:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,902
Posted By ShootingJames
Spike TV has a saturday morning block of TV shows...

Spike TV has a saturday morning block of TV shows hosted by Gerald McRaney that is about tactical shooting and training civilians for personal defense that has all the gun commercials you could ever...
Forum: Guns & Movies 09-06-2010, 03:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,498
Posted By ShootingJames
That's an adult? :eek: I thought it was a...

That's an adult? :eek:

I thought it was a child at first glance.
Forum: Guns & Movies 09-06-2010, 03:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,133
Posted By ShootingJames
Well, both are M14's, but Ghost Dog was shot in...

Well, both are M14's, but Ghost Dog was shot in Jersey. The American was filmed in Europe so I doubt they are the very same gun.
Forum: Just Guns 02-25-2010, 09:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 19,560
Posted By ShootingJames
This thread has turned weird. :p didn't...

This thread has turned weird.

:p

didn't scrubs get canceled?
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