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#1 tvrc18

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Posted 14 February 2005 - 08:08 PM

Any one see the show today on the History channel Tales of the gun? I can't remember what they called the storage depot but they have copies of all military weapons and equipment including jeeps, tanks, Thompsons etc. They opened a crate that had quite a few Thompsons and another crate with brand new BAR'S never issued and Grease guns still in the wrapper. Wonder if you could break in there and take a few items with out getting shot? wink- wink
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Posted 14 February 2005 - 08:18 PM

QUOTE (tvrc18 @ Feb 14 2005, 08:08 PM)
Any one see the show today on the History channel Tales of the gun? I can't remember what they called the storage depot but they have copies of all military weapons and equipment including jeeps, tanks, Thompsons etc. They opened a crate that had quite a few Thompsons and another crate with brand new BAR'S never issued and Grease guns still in the wrapper. Wonder if you could break in there and take a few items with out getting shot? wink- wink

I saw that special today, kind of ironic since I shot my Thompson replica, an ar-15, and an sks yesterday. It was a good show, can't wait to watch the special about the St. Valentines Day Massacre tonight.
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#3 JimFromFL

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Posted 14 February 2005 - 09:09 PM

I know which one you are talking about.
They use that clip in 2-3 different episodes.
Makes my mouth drool looking at those crates of beauties.
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Posted 14 February 2005 - 10:52 PM

Ive got my resume all dusted off. All I need is a address to mail it to. i sure hope they are hireing.,. Id love to work there. Lord only knows what they throw away .... if you know what I mean....Anyone with the address of the personell manager PLEASE let me know......2dogs ....OUT
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Posted 15 February 2005 - 07:09 AM

Saw the show. really injoyed. gonna watch saint VD massacre tonight!
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Posted 15 February 2005 - 09:20 PM

For those with Tivo, just set it to record Tales of the Gun (season pass) and you never miss a show. biggrin.gif
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Posted 16 February 2005 - 08:08 AM

Hey JimfromFl, I got Tivo to record all the programs I don't have time to watch. Now I have a hundred recordings....that I don't have time to watch?!?!?!
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#8 Ron Mills

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Posted 16 February 2005 - 03:01 PM

Jay: Very well put. You may be able to sell that line!
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Posted 16 February 2005 - 09:19 PM

"U.S. Guns of World War II". was the title. They also had "Japanese Guns of World War II" and "Military Firepower" episodes on today. The Military Firepower was spliced together from the M16,AK47 and Guns of Israel (Uzi) episodes. cool.gif
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#10 full auto 45

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Posted 17 February 2005 - 07:56 AM

Jay, I've got TIVO, but can't record anything. My wife has 100 hours of freakin' CSI (all places, NY, Vegas, Miami), NYPD Blue and LAW AND ORDER that she never watches! If I delete one.....well I won't even go there! ohmy.gif
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Posted 17 February 2005 - 08:55 AM

Damn Mike she sounds like me... ohmy.gif ...only thing is I just watch the damn things .I didn't buy Tivo after Janet showed her star. wink.gif As for CSI #1..... hell just turn on the TV most any time and you will find one on....Spike even runs them back to back at 7Pm every night... blink.gif Same with L&O and NYPD B. Gotta love cop shows .. been hooked since Adam 12.

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Posted 17 February 2005 - 11:05 AM

HEJ, she records all the re-runs also!
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Posted 17 February 2005 - 11:29 AM

Have her sell them on ebay.. you could buy another WH 28.. laugh.gif *LOL*
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Posted 17 February 2005 - 01:59 PM

HEJ,..more like...`1 Adam 12..211 in progress..criiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii....handle code 3...criiiiiiiiiiii..` wink.gif
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Posted 17 February 2005 - 06:56 PM

It wasn't the History Channel, but did anyone see the show "Mythbusters" on the Discovery Channel last night?

The myth (urban-legend) that they were "busting" last night was the typical Hollywood tendency of someone who's been shot to fly backwards across the room.

They shot a suspended pig carcass and a crash dummy with various weapons, including an M1 Thompson (!). The only time they got any noticeable movement (and not much at all) was with a 12 gauge slug.

It was interesting to watch and showed that the Laws of Physics apply, except in the movies.

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