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Posted: 12/28/2002 11:54:54 AM EDT
I have two questions:

1) In the movie HEAT, what is the gun Vincent (Al Picino) used in the shootout with the cops and bank robbers.

2) In the November issue of Combat Tactics, what is the gun featured on pages 158 and 159

Link Posted: 12/28/2002 12:21:39 PM EDT
Pacino used a SIG in that movie. I think it was the 551? or maybe 550. Great movie! Its been a while sense I've seen it... I should go buy it I guess.
Link Posted: 12/28/2002 1:24:49 PM EDT
I thought Picino used a FN FNC in that movie.
Link Posted: 12/28/2002 1:39:58 PM EDT
I thought it was an FN FNC as well. Were the Sig rifles even available in the US at the time the movie was made? - I could be wrong - I'll watch it again sometime and pay more attention. Also, they switched weapons around a number of times in the movie.
Link Posted: 12/28/2002 1:41:08 PM EDT
Ah, the time honored Al Pacinos gun in "Heat" question.
Link Posted: 12/28/2002 1:44:39 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/28/2002 1:49:01 PM EDT by Aimless]
Link Posted: 12/28/2002 1:49:42 PM EDT
Ok, Can anyone answer the second question?

Link Posted: 12/29/2002 7:21:12 PM EDT
BTT- for question 2
Link Posted: 12/29/2002 7:40:13 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/29/2002 7:41:27 PM EDT by Templar]
The rifle that Pacino used is non other than a Fabrique Nationale FNC.  Not a SIG.

The FNC:

Pacino with the FNC in Heat:

Sorry, can't help you out with question #2.
Link Posted: 12/31/2002 10:45:02 AM EDT
BTT- again
Link Posted: 12/31/2002 11:47:02 AM EDT
perhaps if you posted a picture of the rifle it would yield more answers.
Link Posted: 12/31/2002 1:01:20 PM EDT
You may just have to wait until I get back to see the picture.
Link Posted: 12/31/2002 2:55:01 PM EDT

Originally Posted By VA-gunnut:
You may just have to wait until I get back to see the picture.

OK, I might have to do that.
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