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Forum: Guns & Movies 07-29-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By MT2008
Haha, yes. For those who are residents: DC,...

Haha, yes. For those who are residents: DC, Northern VA, and southern MD = “the DMV.” (I’ve now lived in all three locales in the past 6 years.)

For anyone visiting the NRA Museum in Fairfax: I...
Forum: Off Topic 07-11-2018, 01:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 467
Posted By MT2008
Jeez, Iím only in my early-30s, and this article...

Jeez, Iím only in my early-30s, and this article makes me feel old. Iíve visited NYC every year since I was 7, and Iím old enough to remember when you still sometimes saw NYPD officers carrying...
Forum: Guns & Movies 07-11-2018, 01:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By MT2008
Correct. I live in Northern VA; Iíve been there...

Correct. I live in Northern VA; Iíve been there twice now.



I actually once visited the museum with a friend and told him...he hadnít heard of IMFDB before that.
Forum: Just Guns 06-03-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,045
Posted By MT2008
JC, Nice rifle; glad you were able to get...

JC,

Nice rifle; glad you were able to get one. Interesting observation RE light placement.



Don’t pretty much all AR makers nowadays offer both Keynod and MLOK forearms (not to mention...
Forum: Just Guns 05-08-2018, 02:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By MT2008
Oh, I recognize that (I know that the nickname...

Oh, I recognize that (I know that the nickname “Mattel toy rifle” originated during, not after, the war), but it often seems as though the negative post-war reputation for those early M16s was...
Forum: Just Guns 05-06-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By MT2008
TFB had a really good, critical post on the...

TFB had a really good, critical post on the Garand (and, by extension, the M14). There’s a lot of criticism of the gas system and exposure of the action:
...
Forum: Just Guns 02-15-2018, 02:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,777
Posted By MT2008
While Glock doesnít release sales data, I imagine...

While Glock doesnít release sales data, I imagine that their .40 S&W pistols are still outselling the 10mm and .45 ACP models (though of course, sales have probably started dropping since the market...
Forum: Just Guns 02-11-2018, 02:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,777
Posted By MT2008
Very likely, for the reason I mentioned in a...

Very likely, for the reason I mentioned in a previous post:
Forum: Just Guns 02-03-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 893
Posted By MT2008
Yeah, at the risk of sound superficial, Iíve just...

Yeah, at the risk of sound superficial, Iíve just never liked the way that Keymod forearms look. Even though a lot of firearms already use it.
Forum: Just Guns 02-03-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,777
Posted By MT2008
Not sure why; the Gen 2s and most Gen 3s had the...

Not sure why; the Gen 2s and most Gen 3s had the grip cutout, and it never seemed to bother anybody. It has never bothered me on my G17, which is a Gen 2, though the -17 is also the Glock I shoot...
Forum: Just Guns 01-07-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 893
Posted By MT2008
If youíre considering KeyMod vs. M-LOK handguard, check this out

Not sure if anyone heard, but the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) - Crane tested both M-LOK and KeyMod rail handguards for AR-15s. The results of the study were released to the public a few...
Forum: Just Guns 11-01-2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 194,421
Posted By MT2008
I realize we haven't talked much in years, but I...

I realize we haven't talked much in years, but I always thought you were a fan of the 4506? Don't deny that mags for the 4506 are expensive, but I never regarded any of Smith's 3rd Gen semi-autos as...
Forum: Just Guns 10-29-2017, 11:56 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 194,421
Posted By MT2008
So, after many years of searching, I finally...

So, after many years of searching, I finally traded my S&W 4506-1 for a USP 9mm just yesterday. I realize that some S&W fans on IMFDB will likely regard what I did as tantamount to high treason, but...
Forum: Guns & Movies 10-11-2017, 01:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,143
Posted By MT2008
I've talked to him before (though only via email,...

I've talked to him before (though only via email, not in person). He's an interesting guy...quite a cool life story before he became an armorer. Read his IMDB bio if you're curious.

For those of...
Forum: Just Guns 10-10-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,777
Posted By MT2008
Actually, the Gen 5 and the "M" series are not...

Actually, the Gen 5 and the "M" series are not the same, contrary to my expectations (I would have figured that "M" was just an early designation for the FBI's Gen 5 guns before the latter hit the...
Forum: Just Guns 07-09-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,099
Posted By MT2008
Actually, NSW switched over to the Glock 19. ...

Actually, NSW switched over to the Glock 19.

I like SIGs, but the P320 is not one of my favorite SIG pistols, and I think the Army's requirements were misguided. Personally, I would have gone with...
Forum: Guns & Movies 07-09-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,195
Posted By MT2008
This is the Beretta 92FS from the later films,...

This is the Beretta 92FS from the later films, not the 92F used in the original "Die Hard." The 92F from the original film had the extended slide and mag releases, while the 92FS that was in the...
Forum: Just Guns 12-30-2016, 03:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,456
Posted By MT2008
Interesting stories behind each. Sometimes,...

Interesting stories behind each. Sometimes, impulse purchases are actually the best purchases. (That was kinda how I fell into possession of my early Gen 2 Glock 17, which for some reason is now one...
Forum: imfdb 12-30-2016, 03:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,993
Posted By MT2008
Concur with what MPM said: May be true for...

Concur with what MPM said: May be true for theatrical replicas, but sure not for a blank-adapted live firearm.

Also, try buying a deactivated or blank-adapted screen-used prop gun from PropStore...
Forum: imfdb 12-30-2016, 03:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,993
Posted By MT2008
Wow. That surprises me. For the record, some...

Wow. That surprises me.

For the record, some of his movies where he handles guns were not filmed in the U.S. But quite a few were.
Forum: imfdb 12-23-2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,993
Posted By MT2008
For CYA reasons, I cannot imagine that any armory...

For CYA reasons, I cannot imagine that any armory would want to take the chance that they can get away with it: They are assuming nobody in BATFE watches movies and/or reads IMDB and can figure out...
Forum: Guns & Movies 12-23-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,195
Posted By MT2008
No argument there. Alas, as I have often...

No argument there. Alas, as I have often emphasized in the past, we are fundamentally not a political site, so trying to fight that battle on IMFDB does not seem like a good use of our collective...
Forum: Guns & Movies 12-23-2016, 02:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,524
Posted By MT2008
Ah, right, good call.

Ah, right, good call.
Forum: Just Guns 12-23-2016, 02:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,456
Posted By MT2008
Dude, you've bought a lot of new guns since I've...

Dude, you've bought a lot of new guns since I've been off the site. Did you ever mention buying the SIG 226 and the P99? (I remember when you bought the 228 and posted about it.)

Nice pics. Dunno...
Forum: Guns & Movies 12-22-2016, 11:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,524
Posted By MT2008
Isn't that actually a PAQ-4? (Though probably...

Isn't that actually a PAQ-4? (Though probably still an airsoft replica.) I don't know how I got that wrong when I did the page - I thought I knew the difference, even five years ago. :confused:
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