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Posted: 12/5/2001 8:04:38 AM EDT
[img]http://wsphotofews.excite.com/007/75/ic/jd/Ax81169.jpg[/img] Last time I looked that "safety" was a magazine release,and that "clip" was called a magazine. Must be some ad agency using people with no knowledge of guns to try and sell books relating to guns,go figure.
Link Posted: 12/5/2001 8:34:22 AM EDT
Just think of the Magazine Release button as a 'kind-of safety'. Press it, and the rifle becomes as safe as a bolt action rifle. Why is the guy's finger on the trigger anyway? Everyone knows you should have a loaded weapon and an itchy trigger finger when you read books.
Link Posted: 12/5/2001 8:39:17 AM EDT
Link Posted: 12/5/2001 8:50:02 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/5/2001 8:49:40 AM EDT by a3kid]
You guys have got it all wrong. In that picture the safety is still on. To take the safety off, you push on it and give it 1/2 a turn (either direction works). It will pop right out of the receiver into your hand. The weapon is then ready to fire. (Most soldiers carry the safety in their LH hip pockets for easy retrieval with their right hand when they need to make the rifle safe again.) *geesh* I expected more from you guys.. [:D]
Link Posted: 12/5/2001 8:53:10 AM EDT
That "safety" is useless if theres a round chambered.
Link Posted: 12/5/2001 3:43:10 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/5/2001 3:34:56 PM EDT by WhomItMayConcern]
Link Posted: 12/5/2001 8:06:40 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By WhomItMayConcern: Well, Molitas, if you ask THEM, they will swear to you that they are using the right terminology, and that you need to get with it. Yes, I have had this type of conversation before. Always with the same result. Ignorant people like to wallow in it. [rolleyes]
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[/b] Somehow I just don't think they care if they are correct or not. But considering the publications they run that ad in you would think they are going to get called on it a lot.
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