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Old 05-06-2022, 12:17 AM
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So, not that anyone asked for it, but here we go: Real Steyr SPP, and rubber Steyr SPP from the movie "Stratton" (which I purchased from Propstore). Can you tell which is which?


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Old 05-06-2022, 02:01 AM
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So, not that anyone asked for it, but here we go: Real Steyr SPP, and rubber Steyr SPP from the movie "Stratton" (which I purchased from Propstore). Can you tell which is which?

http://www.imfdb.org/wiki/File:MT2008-SteyrSPPs-1.jpg
http://www.imfdb.org/wiki/File:MT2008-SteyrSPPs-2.jpg

(For some reason, I can't get my images to show up using the Insert Image function anymore.)
The bottom one is rubber. It's pretty easy to notice the molded-in controls.
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Old 05-06-2022, 03:41 AM
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The bottom one is rubber. It's pretty easy to notice the molded-in controls.
Congrats. You win everything. Except the guns; those I'm keeping forever.

If you look closely, you can also see some signs of the damage from on-set use on the rubber SPP, namely the chip on the charging handle and the hole in the trigger guard. When I got it, the entire gun was also covered in dirt residue, probably because it was used in the opening scene at the Iranian facility (even though I watched the movie and couldn't find where it appears).
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Old 06-25-2022, 04:01 PM
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I have just bought a Stripped Spikes Tactical AR-9 glock magazine lower. I am building it as a pistol With CCMG internals, Magpul MOE grip, ASAP plate, and a SB Brace.

The upper parts I am having difficulty finding locally as I've hit every gunstore within 30 miles of my house and have found Nothing.
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Old 08-09-2022, 11:35 PM
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I'm hoping to do another retro AR-15 movie clone build. This time, it will be a clone of the XM177s from "The Rock" and other 1990s action movies. The base will be an Olympic Arms CAR-AR (K3B) upper, which is (I'm pretty sure) what was used in the movie, too.
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Old 08-23-2022, 04:28 AM
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All these high tech cutting edge guns and then there is me and my love of antiques. I'm currently bidding on a pre-war (World War 1) Smith & Wesson M&P Target model. The Target M&P revolvers (Pre K-38/Model 14 Target Masterpiece) are not very numerous so I'm willing to spend a little extra. I'll know in two days when the auction closes.
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Old 08-26-2022, 06:32 PM
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All these high tech cutting edge guns and then there is me and my love of antiques. I'm currently bidding on a pre-war (World War 1) Smith & Wesson M&P Target model. The Target M&P revolvers (Pre K-38/Model 14 Target Masterpiece) are not very numerous so I'm willing to spend a little extra. I'll know in two days when the auction closes.
I demand pictures if you win!

I got myself a S&W Model 60, .357 Magnum, with a 3" bbl as a birthday gift to myself, and when I went to shoot it they had a very good condition Kahr PM9 with box and mags (for $250 less than the cheapest crappiest one I could find on gunbroker) so I did me another impulse purchase. Somehow the Kahr is as easy to shoot as my S&W 5906; I am very impressed, but less impressed that all the aftermarket grip options for my new Model 60 are just awful compared to the ugly OEM grips. I really wish the Hogue monogrip for J-frames was the same as the one for the Taurus 85/605/856 (like the same layout, shape, etc), because my 605 is very pleasant to shoot with magnums, and doesn't jump around or rotate in my grip almost at all
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Old 08-30-2022, 07:05 AM
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I demand pictures if you win!

I got myself a S&W Model 60, .357 Magnum, with a 3" bbl as a birthday gift to myself, and when I went to shoot it they had a very good condition Kahr PM9 with box and mags (for $250 less than the cheapest crappiest one I could find on gunbroker) so I did me another impulse purchase. Somehow the Kahr is as easy to shoot as my S&W 5906; I am very impressed, but less impressed that all the aftermarket grip options for my new Model 60 are just awful compared to the ugly OEM grips. I really wish the Hogue monogrip for J-frames was the same as the one for the Taurus 85/605/856 (like the same layout, shape, etc), because my 605 is very pleasant to shoot with magnums, and doesn't jump around or rotate in my grip almost at all
I didn't win it. However, I did win the bid on a brand-new Ruger SP101 still in the box with all documents. This one is chambered for 38 Special +P. Not a big deal for me. I own many 38 Special revolvers and I have a fair amount of ammo. The win was $390 and after tax and fees I paid $477. A search on the serial number at Ruger.com shows that it was shipped last year. Considering that in any of the local gun stores I would pay a minimum of $650 (taxes not included) I can't complain. I've been wanting an SP-101 and they aren't easy to find anymore. At least not here in my corner of America. I've looked into ordering one and I was told it would be several weeks (an optimistic estimate) with no definite date of delivery. Evidently Ruger is back ordered several months. This is alright. I replaced the black plastic grip panels with the old wooden ones that came with my GP-100 3". I got the new panels from Ruger. Anyway, it isn't a pre-war M&P Target, but it's something that I have been wanting. Notice how the cylinder is slightly tapered. Looks like Ruger is using the cylinders from the Wiley Clapp SP-101 model. I like the Ruger grips and they'll stay on my revolvers. I actually owned an SP for a few months back in 2005, but I traded it off for something and as the years have gone by, I've regretted doing that. Yes, it's a bit of a chunk, but it's strong and reliable. I'll hold onto this one.


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