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    Default Re: Dictionary of Phrases and Acronims

    FTSTFU - Failed to Shut The F*** Up (verb) - The failure to remain silent on a thread for which you have no intelligent input. (See above post or do forum seach for user=Emptymag)

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    Quote Originally Posted by ScaredOnce View Post
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    left my plaid in the UCC after i got my BS in IDS from SDS in HSS at CMU (while working as DC for MEMS in MCS)

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    SIIHPAPP.....never mind.

    IMHO = In my humble opinion.

    Lycan3beersthrope

    I taught Chuck Norris to bump-fire.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lycanthrope View Post
    Lycanyouknewitwascomingthrope

    i just had to start it didn't i...

    ...bad LRT!


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    i'm twiddling my thumbs waiting for a program to finish running and they keep popping into my head, so...

    SBR = short barreled rifle

    SPR = special purpose rifle

    SBS = short barrelled shotgun

    FCG = fire control group (trigger, etc.)

    FMJ = full metal jacket

    JHP = jacketed hollow point

    SA = single action (or (springfield armory)

    DA = double action (or district attorney....or dumb ass )

    DAO = double action only

    SA/DA = single action/double action

    CMT = continental machine & tool

    COM = center of mass (or common object model )

    VFG = vertical foregrip

    JFPO = jews for the protection of firearms owneeship (a great organization, btw)

    GOA = gun owners of america

    NRA = national rifle association

    PAFOA = of course, PA firearms owner's association (aka, poofa in some circles)

    aka = also known as

    ACSL = allegheny county sportsmens league (another great organization that does a lot for PA gun rights)

    PMSC = pitcairn monroeville sportsmens club (a really cool gun club near pittsburgh of which many of us are members and at which the western PA PAFOA group shoots---aka the poofa shoots--are held.)

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    SHTF - Shit hits the fan

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    BUIS = Back Up Iron Sight

    LDA = Light Double Action

    Some terms you'll see a lot when discussing AK/AKM rifles but not specific to it

    FSB = Front Sight Base
    GB = Gasblock
    RSB = Rear sight base

    Some bullet descriptions

    WC = Wadcutter
    LRN = Lead round nose
    LSWC = Lead semi wadcutter
    BT = Boat-tail
    HS = Hydra shock
    SP = soft point
    J (as prefix) = Jacketed ie. JSP = Jacketed soft point; JHP = jacketed hollow point

    TMJ = total metal jacket

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    BG = Bad Guy
    JMB = John Moses Browning
    1911 = A pistol designed by JMB that set the standards for all pistols to follow
    OP = Original Poster (Post)
    Last edited by RocketFoot; January 29th, 2008 at 07:17 AM.

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    ATF: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms AKA - party!!!
    "Having a gun and thinking you are armed is like having a piano and thinking you are a musician" Col. Jeff Cooper (U.S.M.C. Ret.)
    Speed is fine, Accuracy is final


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    EOTWAWKI = End of the world as we know it....= SHTF X 10

    ZOMBIE = well....zombie


    Glock Pistols.......So simple a Caveman could fix them!

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