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Old 06-21-2010, 09:03 PM   #1
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O.K., I'll start off by saying I am pretty anal as far as firearm terminology. I would rather see Win. than winnie. When it comes to Military rifles there are models. Such as 91/30, M44, M38, 91/59, M39.... all of which are Mosin Nagants. There are also Russian, Soviet, Hungarian, Polish, Finnish.... examples of each. Why are they always called a Mosin? A Nagant is a pistol, a 1911 is a 1911, A P38 is a P38. I love it when folks talk about the .30 ought 6. I ask them what year the cartridge was accepted. Most have no clue. 1906 you moron! Lets just call a .30-30 a turty-turty! I sometime wonder what country I'm in! I always love that the reason WW1 was won by the Allied powers is that the 03 was better than the 98. The 03 is a copy that the U.S. paid a license fee to Germany to produce! I guess I'm getting too old.

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First off, everybody knows that Alvin York and Eddie Rickenbacker won WWI.

..and I agree, some gun slang is not just dumb, it's disrespectful.

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Are you saying you are not a fan of "shotties"? You don't have any "gats"?
I have learned that this current generation likes to attach nick names to everything. It is all rap music's fault.

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I guess I'm getting to old.

I guess if we have to be proper about everything here........the correct word would be "too."
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First off, everybody knows that Alvin York and Eddie Rickenbacker won WWI.

..and I agree, some gun slang is not just dumb, it's disrespectful.
That is the point. Watching movies as a kid, I thought Sgt. York and Rickenbacker did. What folks forget is the people that died and the places that it happened in is what won all wars.
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I guess if we have to be proper about everything here........the correct word would be "too."
Thank you! We can also be polite.
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Well as long as nobody says anything when I call a magazine a clip.

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Do you mean a charger!
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Do you mean a charger!
Nah I don't do Dodge's.
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