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G20 and 29 in movies????

Discussion in 'The 10 Ring' started by majors51, Nov 7, 2012.


  1. majors51

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    The G-20 and 29 should be in more movies....just saying. Thoughts?
     

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  2. Bullman

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    It just isn't flashy enough. It looks like any other glock.
     

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    Yeah, glocks are in a ton of movies. Just pretend it's a 10mm. :cool:
     
  4. Bullman

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    Look at it this way. Movies use guns of convenience. Even when they used the Bren Ten in Miami Vice, it was a .45 caliber conversion for blank cartridge convenience.
     
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    Dirty Harry's revolver looked basically like any other revolver. It's what he said that let everyone know it wasn't. [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Hw3i-DS9ss"]Dirty Harry - 44 Magnum, Most Powerful Handgun In The World - YouTube[/ame]

    "10mm Glock 20, the most powerful Glock they make." One BAMF says that in a major movie, and its popularity will skyrocket.
     
  6. Bullman

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    while it came from the second Dirty Harry movie.... even Palancio's thugs said when they saw Harry behind the warehouse that "that ain't no cop's gun" . When I started in law enforcement everyone carried revolvers in the state of Oklahoma. I knew some police, worked with a couple, that carried long barreled .44 magnum revolvers, but they were the exception, not the norm, and believe me they stood out.
     
  7. Bullman

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    And on the other hand, no one would have really know that Sonny Crockett was carrying a 10mm pistol if it hadn't been mentioned in the script several times, I could have been just about any stainless large frame automatic.
     
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    Harry didn't even carry a .44 mag in the 1st movie !
    There were no 29's avaliable, so they subbed a 57 (.41 mag) and nobody knew the difference. The hole was obviously bigger than a .38 cal. so the deception worked.
    Sure made it hard to find a 29 ANYWHERE after that !

    uncle albert

    ps if you look CLOSE, you notice that depending on the scene, it switches from a 6 1/2" bbl to an 8 3/8" bbl !
     
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    Blood Diamond. Leonardo DiCRAPrio carries a g30 early in the flick. Tell yourself it's a G29 and you're good to go. Nobody should be in Africa without a 10mm anyway.
     
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    They can't use a 10mm in a film, because even firing a blank cartridge in it makes it act like a small nuclear bomb and it would wipe out the film crew. :tongueout:
     
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    10mm`s are to Powerful to use as "movie guns" it will cost them a fortune for "special-effects" to shoot someone and make it realistic............so they use the regular guns.
     
  12. majors51

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    That's exactly what I'm talking about, nice work!
     
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    And he said in a sequel that he actually shoots 44 special, and prefers the 44 size frame for better control.
     
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    ehhh...weak 10mm Auto...who cares... Now a 460 Rowland converted G30 -- that would be movie-worthy!

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  15. Bullman

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    Oh now don't be a hater..... Besides, can you even buy 460 Rowland in a store? My local gunshop at least stocks 10mm, I even found some at the Cripple Creek convenience store. Bet he doesn't have any 460 Rowland.
     
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    Those that stock Corbon and Buffalo Bore might have 460 Rowland on the shelf. Of course, in order to get "real" 10mm Auto -- you're not going to find it at the average sporting goods store or gun shop either. For what they have in stock, you might as well shoot 40 S&W...

    Ammo isn't a problem -- you just have to know where to look for it...just like the "good" stuff for 10mm...
     
  17. Bullman

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    All the 10mm I currently have was bought at a gunshop, some of it is doubletap from way back when. I guess that gets to the rub, if you have a cooperative LGS, you can get them to stock your favorite brand.
     
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    All Dirty Harry info. in this thread is accurate AFAIK. My question is why not have used a .45 Colt? They need a remake with S&W 500!

    Anyone else like to see a 7 shot 44 mag X frame? Or even better, a 7 shot 10mm N frame! It would work if the 8 chamber .357 N frame does (added it up on calculator) and would be stronger even with notches in between chambers as opposed to on top of... :cool:

    I'd buy a 5" full lug unfluted even with the Hillary Hole. Maybe ream to 10mm Mag and launch some HST 180's @ 1700?
     
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    I'll stick with a 13+1 460 Rowland in either a GLOCK or XD... Faster reloads too!


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  20. gatorboy

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    The old Corbon 180 lead soft point did 1325. Those were the best you could get off the shelf back then. They probably still make it but too expensive. 10-12 years ago it was a buck a pop and was prohibitively expensive (for me at least) for anything other than a mag full for the truck and occasional hog.