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Forum: Just Guns 03-13-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,115
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: 778
Views: 254,943
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: 697
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: 1,469
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: 778
Views: 254,943
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: 2,260
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: 4,208
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: 3,376
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: 3,376
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: 3,376
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: 6,139
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: 3,452
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: 3,452
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: 6,187
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: 6,187
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: 3,116
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: 6,187
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: 3,116
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: 778
Views: 254,943
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: 778
Views: 254,943
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: 3,172
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: 6,187
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: 31,477
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: 3,236
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: 9,086
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...
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