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Old 04-04-2014, 10:10 PM   #111
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I always got a kick out of the cowboy and the cavalry movies that took place immediately after the civil war and everyone carried 1871 Colt revolvers and 1892 Winchesters.
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Old 07-24-2014, 12:26 AM   #112
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Well,
I almost started a new thread called "tv news fire arm foul ups"
but I realize it would grow really quick.
I live near los angeles so we have plenty of shootings on the news
Today they, tv news, reported a double murder.
an older lady and a younger male.
They were shot with an Ak-47, of course.
The Police believe they found the body of the shooter.
Lying next to the body was an AR-15 type.
Not I am not making light of the murder of two people.
Am shaking my head at the tv news, news?, people.
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I always got a kick out of the cowboy and the cavalry movies that took place immediately after the civil war and everyone carried 1871 Colt revolvers and 1892 Winchesters.
Why worry about the historic authenticity of John Wayne's rifle if the cowboy himself behaves like a Shakespearean actor?

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I watched one "made for TV" modern cop movie last spring.

The "hero" had to draw his weapon as he got out of the patrol car and it was a 7 1/2 inch single action S&W Schofield.
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Allow me to get the ball rolling again,

During season 4 episode 5 of The Walking Dead a character who used to be a sheriff before all hell broke loose is giving his son a quick, dirty to the point lesson on how to operate and AR-15. He tells him how to seat the magazine proper and to make sure it catches. Then he says "pull the operating rod, Then pull the trigger, hold it for rapid fire."

Believe it or not, him calling it an "operating rod" really bugged the snot out of me.


(Operating rod = charging handle)
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I see firearms faux paus all the time in movies. But if it is a really good movie I will forget the mistake. The mistakes start early in the movie industry. I have watched every episode of Gunsmoke ever made. When Gunsmoke was black and white both Matt and Chester's guns only shot six times. By the time Gunsmoke was made in color Newly had fixed both Matt and Festus up with revolvers with a 90 shot magazine. Well something happened because their guns did not quit shooting at six shots.
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I watched Shooter a few weeks back. He supposedly was able to accurately shoot a .22 caliber rifle 200 yards with a water bottle suppressor standing on a john boat. I called BS. Even if he was able to sight the .22 in the POI of the water bottle would change every shot.
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Watched last week's episode of "Legends". The principal character (Sean Bean, who isn't dead yet) pins a guy to the ground and pulls a 1911 from his waistband: "Ruger M1911, huh, pricey" and lays it aside.

At least it was a stainless 1911 with the right grips, but M1911? and pricey?
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The stupidest anti-gun propaganda embedded in a movie was the scene in " The Bourne Identity " in which Matt Damon's character grabs everything but the pistol from a storage locker or safe deposit box . No explanation is given . You would think a hunted man would want the pistol . Dumb !
At that point in the movie, he wasn't being hunted (they thought he was dead).

Also, he was going from the bank to the US Embassy. Not really a place you want to bring a gun to.

Watch the movie again, read the book, and pay attention to what's going on. If you need an explanation to what is going on in a movie, then maybe you shouldn't be watching it.. (just a thought)
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I just watched 'Commando' with Arnold Schwarzenegger...

That's all I should need to say about that.
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