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Forum: Just Guns 04-01-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,957
Posted By 2wingo
My Understanding of the Law Regarding Sawed-Off Shotguns

I just want someone to confirm that I'm basically correct:

In the US, it is legal to shorten the barrel(s) of a shotguns only to a certain point; to shorten it past that point requires you to...
Forum: Just Guns 01-05-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,483
Posted By 2wingo
Is this gun actually a Ruger Blackhawk?

http://amendment2guns.com/ruger-blackhawk-357-p-259.html?zenid=r6bus42538ksguhdlcnt1qo487

The sights just don't look right to me. Can anyone confirm?
Forum: Just Guns 12-31-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,304
Posted By 2wingo
Wow, that IS stupid.

Wow, that IS stupid.
Forum: Just Guns 12-31-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,304
Posted By 2wingo
Semmerling LM-4

The page says that it's "manual-repeating double-action." What does that mean?
Forum: Guns & Movies 11-30-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,713
Posted By 2wingo
Custom Kimber Gold Combat II's in "The Expendables"

I recently came across an article (http://www.tactical-life.com/news/kimber-the-expendables/) that described the modifications done to Stallone's 1911s:

-24 LPI front strap checkering with border...
Forum: Just Guns 11-19-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,414
Posted By 2wingo
Colt New Frontier SAA

Does the New Frontier have the transfer bar safety, or do you have to rest the hammer on an empty chamber to carry it safely?
Forum: Just Guns 10-08-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,909
Posted By 2wingo
Hollow point vs. Soft point

Using a 130-grain .270 Winchester cartridge on pronghorn antelope, which type of bullet is more suitable?
Forum: Guns & Movies 08-06-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,351
Posted By 2wingo
What exactly does this mean?

The description of the customizations done to Keanu Reeves' Colt Mk. IV Series 80 in Street Kings mentions a "beveled magazine well." What, precisely, is that?
Forum: Just Guns 08-01-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,354
Posted By 2wingo
Follow-up question: How do they compare...

Follow-up question: How do they compare ballistically to their NATO equivalents?
Forum: Just Guns 07-31-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,354
Posted By 2wingo
5.45 & 7.62 Soviet

How widely available are these cartridges in the US? I mean, would the average gun or sporting goods store be likely to carry them?
Forum: Off Topic 07-26-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 9,308
Posted By 2wingo
Side Question

Would a crossover between "Hanna" and "No Country for Old Men" work? Are Hanna and Anton Chigurh the kind of characters that would work off of each other well, even though they'd be on different...
Forum: Just Guns 07-20-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,066
Posted By 2wingo
SA/DA .45LC revolver

What the best Single Action/Double Action .45 Long Colt revolver presently on the market in terms of accuracy and reliability?
Forum: Just Guns 06-30-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,588
Posted By 2wingo
Hypothetical Question for any Police Officers out there

You just pulled a guy over because he was driving a little too fast. He's polite and cooperative, handing over his license when you ask for it, but as he reaches for his glove compartment to get his...
Forum: Off Topic 06-25-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 9,308
Posted By 2wingo
"Hanna" discussion part III

Okay, after a great deal of deliberation and advice from you guys, I've finally settled on a good armory for Hanna in my future fanfiction:

Primary Handgun: SIG-Sauer P228 in 9mm Parabellum (kept...
Forum: Off Topic 06-23-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 40,992
Posted By 2wingo
Okay, I think I've finally got a good list

Primary Handguns: Duel SIG-Sauer P228s in 9mm Parabellum (one kept in hip holster, one in shoulder holster).

Assault Rifle: Colt Model 933 carbine in 5.56mm NATO.

Shotgun: 12-gauge Mossberg 500...
Forum: Off Topic 06-20-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 40,992
Posted By 2wingo
Okay, we'll go back to the Mossberg 500 JIC II,...

Okay, we'll go back to the Mossberg 500 JIC II, swap the Hi-Power clone with a SIG-Sauer P228, and replace the AK with the Colt Model 933. How's that?
Forum: Off Topic 06-19-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 40,992
Posted By 2wingo
What exactly is "limiting" about it? ...

What exactly is "limiting" about it?



She'll carry only her primary and the Walther when she's on patrol. The S&W is her "off-duty" gun.



No thanks, I'm not really into either Buffy or...
Forum: Off Topic 06-17-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 40,992
Posted By 2wingo
MAN, did I have it @ss-backwards

It just hit me how stupid it was to try to come up with all those high-end, modern firearms for Hanna. Now only would that not make for very good character exploration (a girl trained to survival...
Forum: Off Topic 06-17-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,017
Posted By 2wingo
I consider myself EXTREMELY hard to take unawares...

I consider myself EXTREMELY hard to take unawares because I have what is known as "sensory defensiveness," a side-effect of having ADHD.

Basically, it means that my tolerance for noise, smells,...
Forum: Off Topic 06-15-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 6,920
Posted By 2wingo
The Police in "Harry Brown"

I think my reaction to their actions (or rather, the lack thereof) during the riot scene near the end can be summed up in the following 6 words:

What. The. Howling. Blue. Thunder-F**k?

I have a...
Forum: Just Guns 05-22-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,148
Posted By 2wingo
Smith & Wesson Governor vs. Taurus Judge

Does either have an objective advantage over the other, or is it strictly a matter of personal preference?
Forum: Just Guns 05-20-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,449
Posted By 2wingo
Improved 9x18mm Makarov ammo

I read somewhere that the newer 9x18 Makarov cartridge designed for use in the PMM is equal, perhaps even superior to, the stopping power of the 9mm Luger. Is there any truth to this?
Forum: Just Guns 05-15-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,582
Posted By 2wingo
Could an officer attempt qualification with any...

Could an officer attempt qualification with any firearm, say, a single-action revolver?
Forum: Just Guns 05-14-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,582
Posted By 2wingo
What exactly constitutes "qualifying?"

What exactly constitutes "qualifying?"
Forum: Just Guns 05-13-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,582
Posted By 2wingo
"on-duty" vs. "off-duty" police weapons.

I notice that these terms get thrown around a lot, and it has raised a few questions:

1.) Are cops not allowed to carry their issued sidearm when not on duty?

2.) Are they obligated to carry...
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