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Forum: Just Guns 11-26-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,132
Posted By MT2008
Guess it depends on whether it means a lot to you...

Guess it depends on whether it means a lot to you to have a grip with no finger grooves and/or an ambi slide release. Does your department even have plans to make a purchase of Gen 5s any time soon?...
Forum: Just Guns 11-22-2020, 01:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,132
Posted By MT2008
So...three years after the Gen 5s hit the...

So...three years after the Gen 5s hit the consumer market, Glock has finally (and quietly) started releasing .40-caliber Gen 5 models as of last month (it was previously announced back in July...
Forum: Just Guns 11-21-2020, 03:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By MT2008
Not sure if anyone's seen my updates to the...

Not sure if anyone's seen my updates to the "GoldenEye" page lately, but Propstore is also auctioning off both the Walther PPK and the AKS-74U from that film:
...
Forum: Just Guns 11-09-2020, 02:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By MT2008
Have you seen this Arfcom topic yet:...

Have you seen this Arfcom topic yet: https://www.ar15.com/forums/ar-15/Colt_model_655_656__sniper_/118-250684/
Forum: imfdb 11-05-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By MT2008
So, upon further investigation, it appears that...

So, upon further investigation, it appears that the problem is with my new laptop, not the apps. I loaded Amazon Prime on my old laptop (which I still haven't disposed of yet), and I was able to take...
Forum: imfdb 11-04-2020, 02:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By MT2008
Is there any way to take screencaps on streaming services anymore?

I just tried to take some pics on my laptop from a movie I was watching on Amazon Prime for this site. No joy. I've been used to this issue on my iPad for some time now, but it used to be that I...
Forum: imfdb 10-31-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,615
Posted By MT2008
I talked to Chris (bunni). Hes tracking. Were...

I talked to Chris (bunni). Hes tracking. Were looking into what can be done right now.
Forum: Just Guns 10-06-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,951
Posted By MT2008
This sucks for H&K, but given some of their...

This sucks for H&K, but given some of their high-visibility contracts with other foreign governments (including the U.S.), I cant imagine this will hurt their bottom line. Whether it erodes their...
Forum: imfdb 10-04-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,615
Posted By MT2008
Has anyone reached out to Chris/Bunni yet? If...

Has anyone reached out to Chris/Bunni yet? If not, I'm happy to do so. I haven't talked to Chris in a while (years now), but I know he's still around.

For what it's worth, the same thing happened...
Forum: Off Topic 10-04-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 433,912
Posted By MT2008
Ripped off? How about straight-up jacked stock...

Ripped off? How about straight-up jacked stock footage from T2?

Funny how in this movie, one guy with one H&K MP5K and a Street Sweeper shotgun manages to do the same amount of damage (and fire...
Forum: Guns & Movies 09-03-2020, 01:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 817
Posted By MT2008
Hmmm, if it's a 611P, then Elisco must have...

Hmmm, if it's a 611P, then Elisco must have gotten the rights to build those pretty quickly. In 1984, HBAR-profile barrels were pretty new to the market (in the United States, they would have only...
Forum: Guns & Movies 09-03-2020, 01:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 827
Posted By MT2008
TFB met with him recently, too, for another...

TFB met with him recently, too, for another YouTube video series.

Larry Vickers' ISS videos are still my favorites, even though the last ones were filmed without proper microphones.
Forum: Guns & Movies 09-03-2020, 01:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 830
Posted By MT2008
A C7 (Colt 715) would have a brass deflector,...

A C7 (Colt 715) would have a brass deflector, which those guns don't have. Colt made URGs which had A1 uppers and heavier profile barrels (e.g. the 611). It's possible that that's what was used here;...
Forum: Just Guns 07-10-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 866
Views: 399,683
Posted By MT2008
Not a real gun, but here's my latest purchase:...

Not a real gun, but here's my latest purchase: With all the years that I've been an IMFDB member, and my longstanding interest in movie guns, I suppose it's a surprise that I didn't do this sooner,...
Forum: Off Topic 06-08-2020, 12:53 AM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 433,912
Posted By MT2008
OK, but as I said, I didn't fundamentally...

OK, but as I said, I didn't fundamentally disagree with the basic premise that it is undesirable for a machine to determine whether or not to pull the trigger (and really, it's moot given policy -...
Forum: Off Topic 06-05-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 433,912
Posted By MT2008
*SIGH* Oh, Mazryonh, only you would write a giant...

*SIGH* Oh, Mazryonh, only you would write a giant rebuttal essay to somebody whose last post 90% agreed with you (and your articles). Please do get yourself tested for Asperger's Syndrome if you...
Forum: Off Topic 06-03-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 433,912
Posted By MT2008
OK, so I don't know if I'm missing something...

OK, so I don't know if I'm missing something here, but absolutely every capability mentioned in this snippet from the article is something that other UAVs have been doing for years - there already...
Forum: Off Topic 05-27-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,628
Posted By MT2008
That's really going to depend on the production,...

That's really going to depend on the production, and how much the director and/or the actors care about proper firearms training. On most big-budget productions nowadays, though, the armorers just...
Forum: imfdb 05-24-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,409
Posted By MT2008
Thanks everyone for your feedback. I guess I'll...

Thanks everyone for your feedback. I guess I'll just have to rely upon my laptop for screenshots.
Forum: imfdb 05-23-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,409
Posted By MT2008
How does everyone take screencaps on streaming apps?

All,

Quick question that's been bugging me for some time: Whenever I take to take screencaps on some of my streaming service apps (Netflix, Amazon Prime video, etc.) using my iPad, I just get...
Forum: Off Topic 05-13-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,628
Posted By MT2008
I would think so, though of course, armorers are...

I would think so, though of course, armorers are essentially service-providers with little creative control on the shows they do, so ultimately, people above them make decisions about what guns are...
Forum: Off Topic 05-12-2020, 12:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,628
Posted By MT2008
I don't think that there's any straightforward...

I don't think that there's any straightforward way to assess IMFDB's impact on improving accuracy of firearms in Hollywood (unless somebody wants to start a SurveyMonkey questionnaire, or create a...
Forum: Off Topic 04-28-2020, 01:42 AM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 433,912
Posted By MT2008
Dude, when I was studying abroad in undergrad, I...

Dude, when I was studying abroad in undergrad, I had a guy in my cohort who was obsessed with going to Sweden because he thought Swedish girls were all hot and easy lays. Lets just say he wound up...
Forum: Guns & Movies 03-15-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,674
Posted By MT2008
Yeah, who would have ever thought movie armorers...

Yeah, who would have ever thought movie armorers are normal human beings with fallible memories, who can't recall exactly what guns they used on a production that they worked on many years ago (out...
Forum: Off Topic 03-15-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 433,912
Posted By MT2008
PSA: Don't buy a BMW on a whim, i.e., early...

PSA: Don't buy a BMW on a whim, i.e., early mid-life crisis/late quarter-life crisis (or whatever they call it when you're in your 30s). My car payments finally forced me to do something I haven't...
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