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Forum: Off Topic Yesterday, 06:04 PM
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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: 102
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: 102
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: 280
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: 280
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: 1,118
Views: 374,958
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. Letís just say he wound up...
Forum: Guns & Movies 03-15-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
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
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Views: 374,958
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...
Forum: Guns & Movies 03-03-2020, 03:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By MT2008
I don’t think airsoft guns were used in the first...

I don’t think airsoft guns were used in the first movie, either. What I remember hearing is that they used electronic/solid plug blanks in real weapons. (See Forgotten Weapons’ interview with Charles...
Forum: Just Guns 12-29-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 348,679
Posted By MT2008
Here's my new BCM rifle: ...

Here's my new BCM rifle:

http://www.imfdb.org/images/1/12/BCM-MK2-BFH-1.jpg
http://www.imfdb.org/images/6/69/BCM-MK2-BFH-4.jpg


Here are some close-ups of the new BCM MK2 upper receiver,...
Forum: Just Guns 12-25-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 348,679
Posted By MT2008
At least with BCM, one of the incentives for...

At least with BCM, one of the incentives for choosing their Keymod rails over their M-LOK rails is that they offer far more accessories for Keymod. (I discovered this oddity when I was searching...
Forum: Just Guns 12-24-2019, 02:06 PM
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Views: 348,679
Posted By MT2008
Christmas came early for me: My BCM upper and...

Christmas came early for me: My BCM upper and lower both arrived on Saturday. I also got my BUIS in the mail yesterday. Setup is not complete yet, but I expect that once everything has arrived, the...
Forum: Just Guns 12-18-2019, 01:54 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 348,679
Posted By MT2008
Also, despite the fact that I have spent way too...

Also, despite the fact that I have spent way too much money on guns this year (mostly due to the money I've spent on my DD M4A1, plus two different optics), I'm already buying another AR. This time,...
Forum: Just Guns 12-18-2019, 01:50 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 348,679
Posted By MT2008
I spoke (slightly) in jest in my last post, but...

I spoke (slightly) in jest in my last post, but RE replacement parts: Already did. I guess the main issue is that after a while, it starts to feel like a money pit when I spend as much as I have on...
Forum: Guns & Movies 11-26-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,509
Posted By MT2008
I guess they figured that because it uses a...

I guess they figured that because it uses a Picatinny quad rail instead of a modular rail (Keymod or M-LOK), and an ACOG rather than some type of LPVO, it's not exactly the "latest and greatest"...
Forum: Just Guns 10-20-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 348,679
Posted By MT2008
TBH, I don’t think I’ll ever buy a police...

TBH, I don’t think I’ll ever buy a police trade-in pistol again, unless it’s from unissued stock (AIMSurplus gets those sometimes). My Glock 19 is a police trade-in, and it’s so worn out and beat to...
Forum: Just Guns 10-19-2019, 06:44 PM
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Views: 348,679
Posted By MT2008
So I actually ordered a BCM Mod-1. I stopped by...

So I actually ordered a BCM Mod-1. I stopped by Magpul's booth at AUSA this week, and I held some ARs fitted with MIAD grips. Decided I like the feel of the BCM better (based on my experience...
Forum: Just Guns 10-19-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 348,679
Posted By MT2008
Ah, OK, my old one actually had the flared...

Ah, OK, my old one actually had the flared trigger guard, but also the heel release. I think it was around 1985 that Taurus started making the PT92 and PT99 with the mag release on the trigger guard,...
Forum: Just Guns 10-16-2019, 01:42 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 348,679
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
Replies: 862
Views: 348,679
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
Replies: 862
Views: 348,679
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
Replies: 862
Views: 348,679
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
Replies: 862
Views: 348,679
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
Replies: 862
Views: 348,679
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: 27
Views: 6,259
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...
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