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Old October 3, 2012, 02:33 PM   #1
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I must be a gun nut

I saw a story today about the Detroit police chief being suspended for an affair with a subordinate. The affair came to light because the subordinate posted a picture of herself with a gun in her mouth.
My reaction upon seeing her picture, "Hmm, looks like an M&P."

Anyone else have evidence that they are too far gone?
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Old October 3, 2012, 02:38 PM   #2
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Yep I am THAT guy who has to explain to his friends what is wrong with gun X, gun Y etc and why the door of a normal car does not stop rifle fire nor will a wooden crate....Also I am that guy who gets vocally annoyed when every gun except an AK-47 is called an AK-47 by TV types.
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Old October 3, 2012, 02:45 PM   #3
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Guilty as charged !!

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Anyone else have evidence that they are too far gone?
Not really as you are just well informed about firearms. My wife and I will watch a movie and I start to rattle off by naming the firearms. Eventually she just tells me to "be quiet" or something like that. .....

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Old October 3, 2012, 04:06 PM   #4
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Anyone else have evidence that they are too far gone?
Pretty much just what you said - hear/see a news story and my first question tends to be "what gun(s) was/were used or involved?"

I do the movie identification pretty often too, my fiance refuses to watch action movies with me - she says I drool the entire time
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Old October 5, 2012, 08:33 AM   #5
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Anyone else have evidence that they are too far gone?
Apparently, yes. At my request, my wife and I watched Starship Troopers the other night. (I love really bad science fiction for some reason, and that one is, IMHO, one of the worst sci-fi movies of all time.) Anyway, I actually backed up the movie to verify what I thought I had seen. Turns out that the "troopers" were using what appeared to be a Mini-14 encased in a plastic shell (to make it look super-futuristic). The Internet Movie Firearms Database says it's a Ruger AC556.
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Old October 5, 2012, 09:53 AM   #6
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Last night I was watching the tv show Numb3rs and noticed that somehow they managed to put an mp5 mag in backwards
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Old October 5, 2012, 04:51 PM   #7
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My main concern during some of the recent mass shootings was how antis would try to get guns banned.

And I cringe whenever someone says clip. It drives me nuts, sometimes I imagine going back in time and kicking my past self repeatedly for ever thinking that was the correct word.
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Old October 5, 2012, 06:18 PM   #8
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Colion Noir on "you know you're a gun nut when". I'd say about half of his list is true of me.
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Old October 6, 2012, 08:01 AM   #9
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That is spot on!
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Old October 6, 2012, 08:03 AM   #10
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Yup, you are a gun nut. Welcome to the club!!

I've caught myself doing the same thing...

And anymore, when I see 5.56 rounds bouncing off a car hood I get irked.
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Old October 6, 2012, 08:43 AM   #11
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Colion Noir on "you know you're a gun nut when".
^^^That was GREAT!^^^
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Old October 6, 2012, 12:58 PM   #12
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Many of those applied to me, and I don't even own a firearm yet.
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Old October 6, 2012, 01:33 PM   #13
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Colion Noir on "you know you're a gun nut when".
Man, that was funny and I got just as much enjoyment out of his "Concealed Carry Nut" vid as well. First time I've ever seen those and thanks for sharing!
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Old October 6, 2012, 03:53 PM   #14
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Anyone else have evidence that they are too far gone?
When I see a gun going into somebody's mouth and I worry about rust because of the saliva,. blood and body parts getting on and in the gun.
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Old October 8, 2012, 12:18 AM   #15
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I didn't see this on the "news". But if I had would it be an automatic or an assault weapon?
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Old October 8, 2012, 12:50 AM   #16
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I'll play:

"Gun" was the third word my daughter learned after "fish" and "food" and long before she learned "Mommy" and "Daddy".

For awhile my daughters name for me was "gun" because she always saw me grab the concealed pistol before I left the house.
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Old October 8, 2012, 11:52 AM   #17
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Last night I was watching the tv show Numb3rs and noticed that somehow they managed to put an mp5 mag in backwards
I'll do you one better:

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Old October 8, 2012, 01:10 PM   #18
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^That^ right there is pretty priceless.
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And I cringe whenever someone says clip
Ditto.
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Old October 8, 2012, 02:29 PM   #19
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And I cringe whenever someone says clip
or Deagle
or Shottie
or tactical
or...no, the list is to long and needs its own thread, again.
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Old October 8, 2012, 02:58 PM   #20
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Colion Noir on "you know you're a gun nut when".
This post by lee n. field as well as the post/picture by Tom Servo are both classics.

Thanks guys, I needed them.
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Old October 8, 2012, 04:52 PM   #21
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I have seen folks come up to the TX CHL test with mags loaded like that HK.

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Old October 8, 2012, 05:15 PM   #22
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I have seen folks come up to the TX CHL test with mags loaded like that HK.
It's possible to do the same thing with Glock magazines. In fact, it'll even chamber a round that way. It's all sorts of fun to extract the errant cartridge.
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Old October 8, 2012, 05:29 PM   #23
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I am NOT a "nut". I am an enthusiast with vast knowledge.
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Old October 8, 2012, 06:41 PM   #24
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Well, Tom - did someone take a rod and hammer it down the barrel on the reversed round?
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Old October 8, 2012, 06:53 PM   #25
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That HK mag is just an ambi-mag, that's all




re: clip. I have a rifle designed for them. Two really, but one has a scope now and the clip won't work- an M1 rifle and an M1903A3 rifle. One takes an en bloc and the other a stripper

In WWII, many GIs called magazines 'clips'. You and I know that a clip isn't a mag. Don't let it bug you
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