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Old 09-05-2011, 01:51 AM   #11
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where were you for the movie sniper... he made a headshot on a counter sniper from 700 to 1000yrds with a pistol while being shot at. you mean it was fake? lol
No, that wasn't fake! I watched that movie and it made me a sniper!

I was still a kid when that movie was made...


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[QUOTE=c3shooter;574425]
Example- "The shooter calmly placed a fresh clip in his Colt revolver."- but there is a difference between a clip and a magazine, and revolvers do not use either one.

Au contraire. A Colt 1917 revolver uses moon clips

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Robo- I stand corrected. They do indeed.

However, as they say in NY- "Yeah, I gotcha moon right here!"

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I'd like a book that will teach me the different styles of guns, calibers, and what they are typically used for. Think "Firearms for Dummies." That style and basic level of information.

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c3shooter, if you think dogwoods have no scent, clip a bunch of blossoms and put them in a vase for your lady. She'll let you know real quick they have a scent, in fact they stink really bad. At least the common flowering dogwood.

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That actually would be a very helpful reference, actually.

Also, most fear is rooted in ignorance. Such a resource may help the cause in our favor.

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I'd like a book that will teach me the different styles of guns, calibers, and what they are typically used for. Think "Firearms for Dummies." That style and basic level of information.
hell when you find that let me know, thatd be great to have. the most you could get would be an encyclopedia with factory specks as your reference. be wary of asking for effectiveness and suggestive usage from everybody. ive argued with good ole' boys who say an AK is only accurate at 75 yds and got bullied by a guy in SWAT who said you cant make a shot at 500 yds with an M16A2 combat service rifle with just iron sights. "you need a scope" my ass.

when i write in my book thats why i stay away from modern weapons, i make up my own. come ooooon rail gun. you will be man portable soon enough.
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Check some of the Stephen Hunter Novels. He doesn't mess up too often on his firearm descriptions.

1980: Master Sniper

1982: Second Saladin

1985: Target

1985: The Spanish Gambit

1989: Day Before Midnight

1993: Point of Impact

1994: Dirty White Boys

1996: Black Light

1998: Time To Hunt

2000: Hot Springs

2001: Pale Horse Coming

2003: Havana

2005: American Gunfight

2007: The 47th Samurai

2008: Night Of Thunder



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