GUN bullshit about guns on tv v.business as usual

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  1. phoenixTX

    phoenixTX New Member

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    Watching "US Marshals: Operation Falcon" on Discovery. Docu-drama following a bunch of US Marshals around while serving fugitive warrants. Basically "Cops" but with feds.

    It's been fairly interesting and they had a little bit about the weapons they carry (M4s, Rem 870's, Glocks), but the gun realism aspect went to shit on one of their busts. They pull a guy from his car with no resistance and he agrees to let them search the vehicle (yeah, he's a dumbass). They pull an unloaded (no mag) thumbhole stock MAK90 from behind the speaker box in the trunk. They then locate a single loaded mag from somewhere around the passenger seat.

    The cops are then high fiving each other and praising each other for getting this "cop-killing AK47" off the streets. They are holding the loaded mag like it's a fucking live claymore or something... two hands, arms outstretched, slowly turning it so the camera can get a clear view of the Wolf steel-cased FMJ. The narrator blathered on about it being one of the most deadly guns ever made and how they've made a huge dent in this country's gun violence rate, blah blah blah....

    One fucking unloaded MAK90 ... give me a break.


    Cliffs: just the normal misrepresentation of "assault rifles" on TV and I'm bored so figured I'd gripe about it.
     
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    Cannondale OT Supporter

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    Probably staged.
     
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    ChipOnShoulder New Member

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    Oh man, if I ever get pulled over I might get sent to Guantanamo bay!

    The need for immaculate paperwork seems to be pretty important
     
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    PromptCritical Agent of Entropy

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    "Sir, do you have any weapons in the vehicle?"

    "Sure! Whaddya need?"
     
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    :rofl: that shit was hilarious.
     

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