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Movie Prop Guns

When I saw the placard at the Cody Firearms Museum, I thought I would see a bunch of guns from such movies as, “Die Hard”, “Escape from New York” and “Kelly’s Hero’s”. Alas, it wasn’t meant to be. Turns out they were just some generic, dead rubber, examples of modern automatics. Really no different than the common, “Blue Gun” we …

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Inert Training Rifles

While the term “blue gun” is a relatively recent development in firearms training circles, the concept of inert training weapons is not. Some are metal copies. Others are polymer or some other type of plastic. Even more might be actual weapons that are “cut away” to show internal operating mechanisms. BTW…my favorite are cutaways. Nothing teaches faster about the internal …