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Forum: Just Guns Today, 01:42 AM
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Posted By MT2008
Haha, no, actually, I plan to change out the A2...

Haha, no, actually, I plan to change out the A2 grip at some point. Just haven’t decided yet what will replace it (either a Magpul grip of some kind, or maybe BCM).

I also need to replace the...
Forum: Just Guns 10-14-2019, 03:26 AM
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Posted By MT2008
While I'm at it, I might as well post some pics...

While I'm at it, I might as well post some pics of my current AR-15 setup:

http://www.imfdb.org/images/1/13/MTDDM4A1-3.jpg
http://www.imfdb.org/images/a/a9/MTDDM4A1-4.jpg

Major config changes...
Forum: Just Guns 10-14-2019, 03:07 AM
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Posted By MT2008
Interesting. Your Dad's gun wasn't by chance one...

Interesting. Your Dad's gun wasn't by chance one of the very early models which had the magazine release button on the lower part of the grip, rather than near the trigger guard? (The first one I...
Forum: Just Guns 09-21-2019, 09:38 PM
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Views: 293,106
Posted By MT2008
Nearly 12 years after I sold the Taurus PT92 that...

Nearly 12 years after I sold the Taurus PT92 that I inherited from my grandfather, I now have a new(er) one, which I impulse-bought from a pawn shop today. This one was made probably around 1996-97...
Forum: Just Guns 05-29-2019, 11:18 PM
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Views: 293,106
Posted By MT2008
All the time, when I'm not trying to do speed...

All the time, when I'm not trying to do speed reloads.



Yep, which is why I'm asking for people's experience with specific makes/models for recommendations.
Forum: Just Guns 05-25-2019, 11:10 PM
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Views: 293,106
Posted By MT2008
I'm already finding that it doesn't work very...

I'm already finding that it doesn't work very well when I'm wearing my gloves. I'd rather have a bigger bolt face of some kind.
Forum: imfdb 05-24-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,142
Posted By MT2008
I joined in 2008 (as my name implies). 11...

I joined in 2008 (as my name implies). 11 frigginí years! Jeez, where does time go! I was a 22-year old kid, just out of college and with no idea what I wanted to do with my life at the time. Now Iím...
Forum: Just Guns 05-05-2019, 07:23 PM
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Views: 293,106
Posted By MT2008
I appreciate your thoughts (both of you). I'm...

I appreciate your thoughts (both of you). I'm thinking I'll skip the BAD lever and get a Wilson Combat bolt release instead.
Forum: Just Guns 05-05-2019, 06:12 PM
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Views: 293,106
Posted By MT2008
So, here's my DD M4A1 (photographed, as always,...

So, here's my DD M4A1 (photographed, as always, on my yoga mat):

http://www.imfdb.org/images/d/db/MTDDM4A1-1.jpg
http://www.imfdb.org/images/7/71/MTDDM4A1-2.jpg

Note that while I wanted an...
Forum: Just Guns 05-04-2019, 07:01 PM
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Views: 293,106
Posted By MT2008
I had a bit of a supplier problem for the...

I had a bit of a supplier problem for the Geissele URGI (as in, ran out of stock after I sent in my order). So, it never came, and I was refunded in full.

It's actually not the worst thing because...
Forum: Just Guns 03-13-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,293
Posted By MT2008
Jeez. I didn't think it was possible to find a...

Jeez. I didn't think it was possible to find a revolver anywhere within the U.S. military anymore.



I wouldn't say that; by 2004, most of the door kickers were carrying M4s, but most rear...
Forum: Just Guns 03-02-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 293,106
Posted By MT2008
It's official: After putting aside money from...

It's official: After putting aside money from every paycheck for the better part of a year, I finally purchased a Geissele Upper Receiver Group Improved (URGI) just today, though I won't actually...
Forum: imfdb 01-30-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,632
Posted By MT2008
Personally, I agree with the idea of merging...

Personally, I agree with the idea of merging them. Another example (to keep this topic related to Taurus pistols): The Taurus PT99 is just an adjustable sight version of the PT92, and it is on the...
Forum: Guns & Movies 01-18-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,976
Posted By MT2008
Anyone want to buy Al Pacinoís Colt 1991A1 from Heat?

Itís on GunBroker now:

https://www.gunbroker.com/item/796259430
Forum: Just Guns 11-28-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 827
Views: 293,106
Posted By MT2008
My 9mm Glock collection is finally complete*: I...

My 9mm Glock collection is finally complete*: I finally found a Glock 19 Gen 2. It's an LEO trade-in gun, so it has a bit of wear, but I'm happy to have it. It was apparently made during the...
Forum: Guns & Movies 11-28-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,116
Posted By MT2008
Wow! Good find! Anyone who's ever seen specials...

Wow! Good find! Anyone who's ever seen specials from the DVDs of movies he's worked on (including "Assault on Precinct 13", "The Boondock Saints II", etc.) can also see interviews with him where he...
Forum: Guns & Movies 09-18-2018, 12:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,399
Posted By MT2008
I've learned a lot about ISS' guns over the...

I've learned a lot about ISS' guns over the years, but Larry definitely learned some stuff that I hadn't heard before. Interesting tidbits:

- ISS' armorers are a bit frustrated that the Colt .38...
Forum: Guns & Movies 07-29-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,483
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: 4,714
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: 4,483
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: 8,302
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: 4,648
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: 4,648
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: 8,181
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: 8,181
Posted By MT2008
Very likely, for the reason I mentioned in a...

Very likely, for the reason I mentioned in a previous post:
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