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Magazine vs Clip (Video goodness for anyone confused)
YouTube.com ^ | 1-14-2013 | hickok45

Posted on 01/14/2013 4:29:00 PM PST by servo1969

No, you are not a felon or a 2nd Class citizen if you call a "magazine" a "clip." It IS something you might as well get figured out, though, and correct if you want to have respect within the shooting community. It's just a fact, many will judge you as someone who doesn't know much about firearms if you call them "clips." I might still love you, but many won't. :-)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UoSNHe413rY


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons; US: Tennessee
KEYWORDS: banglist; clip; magazine; secondamendment
"hickok45" is one of the most respected gun gurus on YouTube. Peruse his channel if you ever have the time. Plenty of info for new shooters and lots of historical and modern firearms demonstrated.
1 posted on 01/14/2013 4:29:07 PM PST by servo1969
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To: servo1969

maybe he’ll do a tutorial on cartridges vs bullets soon


2 posted on 01/14/2013 4:37:36 PM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: servo1969

Mag= Rolling Stone
Clip= haircut
Am I confused?


3 posted on 01/14/2013 4:38:25 PM PST by sasquatch
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To: servo1969
Thanks for THIS post and keeping folks edumacated ! There is a “clip” and then there is a magazine .

Snoot ;o)

4 posted on 01/14/2013 4:38:58 PM PST by snooter55 (People may doubt what you say, but they will always believe what you do)
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To: servo1969

I have about 70+ guns that take clips.

I use the term all the time.

As for magazines, most every gun has one.

For me its a tire vs. wheel or engine vs. motor issue. The misuse rarely causes confusion.

I don’t look for reasons to play “smarter than you” with gun owners, especially new gun owners that that are the most likely to make the mistake. If they own one gun and call the mag a clip, who gives a rat’s rump? I explain the difference in passing and let it go at that, not every gun owner desires to be an expert in the field.


5 posted on 01/14/2013 4:40:05 PM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: servo1969

I just discovered him today - very knowledgable and wow can he shoot!

Not trying to hi-jack this thread but does anyone have the Ruger LC9? I have one on hold to purchase tomorrow. Currently have a Ruger 10/22 and want to add a handgun for home defense and concealed carry. I really like the LC9 but also like the LCR 22 revolver because it uses the same amo as our 10/22. LC9 and LCR 22 are two totally different guns and I am having a hard time deciding. Any opinions or experience with these would be appreciated!


6 posted on 01/14/2013 4:41:01 PM PST by MissH
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To: servo1969

Required watching for any self-proclaimed expert in the media .


7 posted on 01/14/2013 4:45:26 PM PST by jughandle
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To: SampleMan

I agree with you. I get tired of everyone correcting a guy who uses clip instead of magazine.

Even worse are the ones who don’t think it is improper to say .45 long colt. They will tell you it is .45 Colt. Also you can’t say .45 ACP, it must be .45 auto.

Yes, I try to use proper language but I am sure I mess up a lot. As long as I am communicating don’t make a big deal out of it.


8 posted on 01/14/2013 4:45:48 PM PST by yarddog (One shot one miss.)
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To: SampleMan

I agree.
It was funny, all the Church Ladies nattering on as gun nomenclature nazis.
But a million lectures later the distinction just seems to be pedantic quibbling.


9 posted on 01/14/2013 4:51:01 PM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: SampleMan

you don’t know the difference between a magazine and a clip and you have 70 plus guns? Well, I guess I believe it if you don’t know the difference between a wheel and a tire either.


10 posted on 01/14/2013 4:53:57 PM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: servo1969
OK, so what is this thingy called?

Banana Clip

11 posted on 01/14/2013 4:54:14 PM PST by umgud
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To: yarddog

I generally find that the folks that are the biggest terminology NAZIs don’t know half what they think they do.

They get just enough knowledge to consider themselves experts and then try to post themselves as gatekeepers to the kingdom.

People sortof understand that not everything on the Internet is true, but many don’t understand that “the authoritive texts” are also full of misnomers and even a few outright mistakes. They also don’t understand that an omission doesn’t equate to negation.


12 posted on 01/14/2013 4:56:38 PM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: umgud

A banana clip?


13 posted on 01/14/2013 4:58:17 PM PST by yarddog (One shot one miss.)
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To: paul51
you don’t know the difference between a magazine and a clip and you have 70 plus guns? Well, I guess I believe it if you don’t know the difference between a wheel and a tire either.

Did you have a reading malfunction? I didn't say I don't know the difference, nor did I say that I misuse the terms. What I said was that I don't have a hissy fit when others do.

14 posted on 01/14/2013 4:58:34 PM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: SampleMan

PS To `split the difference’ maybe we continue to lash the lefties on the mag-clip distinction, but cut ourselves some slack.
Like `lose’ & `loser,’ etc., usage here: lose is (almost) always spelled ‘loose’.
We know better, but the sight of it—especially lately—is offensive & hurtful, like `GOP’ without the `-e.’


15 posted on 01/14/2013 4:58:37 PM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: MissH

The LC9 is by design a defense pistol that properly fed and aimed will stop an intruder. Not so much for anything smaller than 9mm. On the other hand, the lC9 has several bells and whistles, like a manual safety, a loaded chamber indicator and an action lock key (all less than useful in a double action only pistol.) If you are willing to commit to learning the pistol at the range, then it will serve you well at social distances.
I really like the LCR 22, but not if I want a pistol that will make someone stop trying to kill me right now. For home defense I would lean to at least .40 S&W or larger.


16 posted on 01/14/2013 4:59:07 PM PST by Steamburg (The contents of your wallet is the only language Politicians understand.)
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To: servo1969

Good video “clip”.


17 posted on 01/14/2013 5:00:18 PM PST by ConservativeInPA
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To: paul51; JRandomFreeper

“maybe he’ll do a tutorial on cartridges vs bullets soon”

Someone got his panties in a bunch a couple of days ago because I said “bullet” and meant “cartridge”. He went on and on. He really was a bore.

I have guns/rifles/handguns/weapons/thingys that shoot/expel bullets/dangerous fast moving thingys from cartridges/those shell thingys, at varmits/criters/animals/people. No matter what I call them, they kill stuff.


18 posted on 01/14/2013 5:01:41 PM PST by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: SampleMan
apparently your written communication isn't much better than your verbal communication
19 posted on 01/14/2013 5:03:29 PM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: paul51
apparently your written communication isn't much better than your verbal communication

What part are you confused by? The fact that I have guns that take clips?

20 posted on 01/14/2013 5:05:34 PM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: paul51
I have a rifle that uses a clip. It'll leave a mark on your thumb if you don't respect it.

Some rifles uses clips, some use detachable magazines.

/johnny

21 posted on 01/14/2013 5:08:10 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: SampleMan
I'm more of a logic storm trooper Grammar Nazi Cat Pictures, Images and Photos Ich bin eine spritzen schpringenklip und Geschwindigkeitsbegrenzung magaziner kat. Heil mein self!
22 posted on 01/14/2013 5:08:26 PM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: SampleMan
no, the fact that I can't be sure what you are saying....but truthfully, I don't care anymore. Using words that mean different things interchangeably is like speaking broken english. People may be able to figure out what you are trying to say but they are still wondering what is the matter with you.
23 posted on 01/14/2013 5:11:02 PM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: Steamburg

I tried out my new Kel-Tec P-3AT this weekend.

I normally carry a Glock 27 but I guarantee you would change your tune when a couple of those little .380 bastards bit into yer butt.

Remington Golden Saber ammunition 380 ACP 102 grain brass jacketed hollow point is a very impressive round especially since I can carry my LCP in my pocket just like my keys whereas the Glock 27 I cannot.

The compact gun you have with you is better than the bad ass elephant gun at home.


24 posted on 01/14/2013 5:13:38 PM PST by Eaker (Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life. — Robert A. Heinlein.)
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To: Marcella
That'll larn ya!

However, I tend to cut armed old ladies some slack for a field they aren't familiar with. ;)

/johnny

25 posted on 01/14/2013 5:14:03 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Eaker
My local constabulary certainly treat .380s like they could be dangerous. Even if they can't pick up a .22 rifle without sweeping everyone in the local area.

/johnny

26 posted on 01/14/2013 5:17:53 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: servo1969

Well, I was trained on an AR15 in Army basic.


27 posted on 01/14/2013 5:19:56 PM PST by ansel12 (Cruz said "conservatives trust Sarah Palin that if she says this guy is a conservative, that he is")
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To: paul51
no, the fact that I can't be sure what you are saying....but truthfully, I don't care anymore. Using words that mean different things interchangeably is like speaking broken english. People may be able to figure out what you are trying to say but they are still wondering what is the matter with you.

Interesting. In 40 years of shooting, I've always been able to use context to avoid that confusion. Only with firearms that take chargers and removable magazines is there any reason to be confused at all, and then a very short remediation would cure it.

See I think it is when someone becomes a total A-hole about minor issues that people start to wonder what is the matter with them.

And by the way, when a gun is empty, the shooter is out of cartridges and out of bullets.

28 posted on 01/14/2013 5:23:20 PM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: JRandomFreeper
“However, I tend to cut armed old ladies some slack for a field they aren't familiar with. ;)”

I know the difference between clips and magazines. When I find out there is something I don't know, I start researching until I know it. When I started looking for ammo, I read every freaking description of every freaking cartridge to determine the main use for that cartridge.

29 posted on 01/14/2013 5:26:24 PM PST by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: SampleMan
the shooter is out of cartridges and out of bullets.

Oh heck no... there's always a piece of a box in almost any drawer you want to open, or shelf with a little space. ;)

Or as my daughter said one time: "I washed just your socks. How the hell do 2 each .22 rounds wind up in your socks?"

/johnny

30 posted on 01/14/2013 5:28:29 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: MissH

I am a female who has a Ruger LC9 for concealed carry with a crimson trace laser. My other 9mm are too large to conceal carry and I it shoots well-not much recoil for a small 9mm.


31 posted on 01/14/2013 5:28:48 PM PST by growingpains
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To: MissH

I am a female who has a Ruger LC9 for concealed carry with a crimson trace laser. My other 9mm are too large to conceal carry and it shoots well-not much recoil for a small 9mm.


32 posted on 01/14/2013 5:29:41 PM PST by growingpains
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To: Marcella
LOL! I know you do. And that, along with being armed is why you get the respect.

/johnny

33 posted on 01/14/2013 5:30:11 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper

:-)

That’s funny. You know I have a cartridge jar, just like I have a coin jar, because I always seem to end up with an odd round here or there when I clean out the carry bags or my pockets.

BUT, the sock story takes the cake.


34 posted on 01/14/2013 5:31:55 PM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: servo1969

Hickok45 should be mandatory viewing for kids in classrooms.
I love the guy!


35 posted on 01/14/2013 6:02:53 PM PST by RandallFlagg
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To: MissH

Just picked an LC9 up for my wife. Haven’t had a chance yet to fire it... soon.

Seems like a good balance of power versus size.


36 posted on 01/14/2013 6:08:42 PM PST by dhs12345
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To: tumblindice
PS To `split the difference’ maybe we continue to lash the lefties on the mag-clip distinction, but cut ourselves some slack.

I do have expectations that the media would at least report it right, but the truth is that they are almost always wrong on everything, firearms related or not. You can't fix stupid.

I prefer not to get into the mag vs. clip argument with Lefties, because I reject their underlying arguments and that is the MUCH BIGGER deal. I don't want to lose my audience getting into the terminology when it doesn't ultimately matter. We've already won over the folks that know what we are talking about and we aren't going to impress the low-information folks with our precise descriptors. The issue is basic freedom, that is an easy concept to understand.

37 posted on 01/14/2013 6:15:30 PM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: growingpains
How do you like the slide lock/latch? Takes a bit of strength to release it.

We found out that if you slide the slide back and release it without latching it that it is easier.

We haven't had a chance to fire it yet. I had some Nato 9mm ammo. Can it be fired in the LC9?

38 posted on 01/14/2013 6:19:24 PM PST by dhs12345
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To: Steamburg; growingpains; dhs12345

Thank you all for your feedback - I do appreciate it - going to fill out the paperwork tomorrow to get the LC9 - Thanks!!


39 posted on 01/14/2013 7:52:33 PM PST by MissH
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To: MissH

My father-in-law just purchased the Ruger LC9. He has shot a couple hundred rounds and likes it a lot. I like the size for concealed.


40 posted on 01/14/2013 8:15:30 PM PST by killermosquito (Buffalo, Detroit (and eventually France) is what you get when liberalism runs its course.)
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To: yarddog
A banana clip?

A banana that can be stripped like a clip that needs no ...

;-)

41 posted on 01/14/2013 9:47:46 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: sasquatch

What’s a stripper clip?


42 posted on 01/14/2013 10:00:30 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: MissH
I just discovered him today - very knowledgable and wow can he shoot!

You ain't seen nothing yet:

Fastest Gunman on the Planet

43 posted on 01/14/2013 10:09:38 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Eaker

Pocket .380s are very convenient and with the right ammo and skills can be very effective too. I find that anything bigger (9MM, etc) for pocket guns become awkward. Plus, smaller weapons have inherrent “fussiness” for different types of ammo (lardger/longer rounds) and .380s are less likely to have as many issues.


44 posted on 01/15/2013 6:03:35 AM PST by trebb (Allies no longer trust us. Enemies no longer fear us.)
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To: Lancey Howard

That is crazy!


45 posted on 01/16/2013 7:32:27 PM PST by MissH
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To: Jack Hydrazine
What’s a stripper clip?

Anything she/he can get. /s Sorry for the late reply; stuff.
46 posted on 01/17/2013 5:36:37 PM PST by sasquatch
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