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  1. #21
    I like this. I think it is going to be a great asset.
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    Ok, I've added the COM term, thanks.

    And I'd like to get an opinion on the Ammo Head Stamps. Should I just list them alphabetically with all the other terms or just create a page that lists all the Head Stamps together and it would be its own dropdown under the Resources tab?


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    Might want to split them out for quicker reference.

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    Question Sheeple

    Sheeple: recommended for non-demeaning inclusion into USA Carry's 'Glossary of Gun Related Terms'.
    SHEEPLE: Noun.
    Derived from 'sheep': mammal, food-supply/meat, sheepish, simple, flock, soft, followers, herd, domesticated, ad nauseum.
    Co-joined with: 'People': Humans, humanity, UNARMED & anti-gun anything.
    Meronym: individual, mortal, soul, etc.
    (Kind/accurate) Street colloquialisms: 'Chumps', 'push-overs', 'dumbos', 'suckers', 'targets', 'hits', 'Joe/Jill Public', 'Roll-overs', etc.
    For site usage: "Persons/adults who make up the majority of U.S. law-abiding citizens who assume 911 is their own personal security service offering instant responses 24/7. Ultra-anti-gun, pacifists with moral objections to the use of self-defense. Those who lack the courage to even attempt to prevent crime or danger from decending upon them, those they love or anything they own. Easy prey for any criminal and the first to cry foul when they become a statistic of violent or property crime."
    Proposed for USA Carry common usage:

    S: Shortsighted.
    H: Helpless.
    E: Elementary.
    E: Elusive.
    P: Patronizing.
    L: Lazy.
    E: Empty.

    If there are any better and less offensive ways to scrabble-up this word, please slap them up here for LUKEM's review and maybe inclusion into a word used VERY often amongst gun owners, CC-types, USA Carry patrons, military, LEO's and (BFD) me for the last 1/4 century!
    Regards,

    Canis-Lupus
    Last edited by Canis-Lupus; 04-05-2008 at 08:26 PM. Reason: Political Correctness :-)

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    I've added the ammo head stamps to the Resources dropdown as its own page.

    I also added the Sheep term but with a less "in your face" definition but still getting the point across:
    Sheep - A group of people who lack the capacity for careful consideration, imagination, or individual thought, who thusly go with group and allow god awful trends and events to unfold and make us all miserable.


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    Some more goodies for the list.

    Bullet Legend

    CMJ Complete Metal Jacket
    FMJ Full Metal Jacket
    FP Flat Point Nose
    HBWC Hollow Base Wad Cutter
    HPBT Hollow Point Boat Trail
    HP Hollow Point
    JFP Jacketed Flat Point
    JHP Jacketed Hollow Point
    L Lead
    LF Lead Free
    P Plated
    PSP Pointed Soft Point
    RN Round Nose
    SWC Semi Wad Cutter
    TC Trucated Cone
    TMJ Total Metal Jacket



    +P = Contains a higher powder charge than normal.
    +P+ = Contains a much higher powder charge than normal.
    A = A-Frame (Swift)
    ACEL = Accelerator Discharging Sabots
    ACP = Auto Colt Pistol
    A-MAX = A-Max Low Drag Tip (Hornady)
    AT-BT = AccuTip Boattail (Remington)
    BBWC = Bevel Base Wadcutter
    BEB = Brass Enclosed Base
    BJHP = Brass Jacketed Hollow Point
    BP = Bronze Point
    BT = Boat Tail, also Black Talon (Winchester)
    BTBT = Nosler Ballistic Tip Boattail
    BTHP = Boat Tail Hollow Point
    BTM = Boat Tail Match
    BTSP = Boat Tail Soft Point
    CL = Core-Lokt (Remington)
    CLU = Core-Lokt Ultra (Remington)
    CMJ = Complete Metal Jacket
    CNL = Conical Nose Lead
    CP = Cone Point
    EP = Expanding Point
    FEB = Fully Encased Bullet
    FMC = Full Metal Case
    FMJ = Full Metal Jacket
    FMJBT = Full Metal Jacket Boattail
    FMJFP = Full Metal Jacket Flat Point
    FMJRN = Full Metal Jacket Round Nose
    FMJSWC = Full Metal Jacket Semi-Wadcutter
    FMJTC = Full Metal Jacket Truncated Cone
    FNEB = Flat Nose Enclosed Base
    FNSP = Flat Nose Soft Point
    FP = Flat Point
    GAP = Glock Auto Pistol
    GD = Gold Dot HP (Speer)
    GS = Golden Saber HP (Remington)
    GS = Grand Slam (CCI)
    HAP = Hornady Action Pistol (Hornady)
    HBWC = Hollow Base Wadcutter
    HE = High Energy
    HM = Heavy Magnum
    HMR = Hornady Magnum Rimfire
    HP = Hollow Point
    HPBT = Hollow Point Boattail
    HPWC = Hollow Point Wadcutter
    HS = Hydra Shok Hollow Point (Federal)
    HSP = Hornady Soft Point, also Hollow Soft Point
    J = Jacketed
    JFP = Jacketed Flat Point
    JHC = Jacketed Hollow Cavity, (Sierra jacketed hollow point)
    JHP = Jacketed Hollow Point
    JHPBT = Jacketed Hollow Point Boattail
    JSP = Jacketed Soft Point
    JSPF = Jacketed Soft Point Flat
    L = Lead
    L-N-L = Lock-N-Load (Hornady)
    LBT = Lead Bullet Technology
    LF = Lead Free (Nontoxic)
    LFN = Long Flat Nose (LBT design), also Lead Flat Nose
    LFP = Lead Flat Point
    LHP = Lead Hollow Point
    LM = Light Magnum
    LRN = Lead Round Nose
    LSWC = Lead Semi-Wadcutter
    LSWC-GC = Lead Semi-Wad Cutter, Gas Checked
    LTC = Lead Truncated Cone
    LWC = Lead Wadcutter
    MB = Multi Ball (Shot)
    MC = Metal Cased (basically FMJ)
    MK-BTHP = MatchKing Boattail Hollow Point (Remington)
    MON = Monolithic Solid
    NBT = Nosler Ballistic Tip
    NOS = Nosler
    NOSBT = Nosler Ballistic Tip
    NP = Nosler Partition
    P = Plated
    PG = Partition Gold (Winchester)
    PP = Power Point
    PSP = Pointed Soft Point
    PSPCL = Pointed Soft Point Core-Lokt (Remington)
    RN = Round Nose
    RNFP = Round Nose, Flat Point
    RNSP = Round Nose Soft Point
    S&W = Smith and Wesson
    SBBT = Soft Point Boattail
    SCHP = Solid Copper Hollow Point
    SFHP = Starfire Hollow Point (PMC)
    SHP = Speer Hollow Point
    SJ = Semi Jacketed
    SJHP = Semi Jacketed Hollow Point, also Soft Jacket Hollow Point
    SJSP = Soft Jacket Soft Point
    SOL = Solid
    SP = Soft Point
    SSB = Swift Scirocco Bonded (Remington)
    SST = Super Shock Tip (Hornady)
    ST = Silver Tip HP (Winchester)
    STHP = SilverTip Hollow Point (Winchester)
    Sub = Subsonic
    SWC = Semi-Wad Cutter
    SXT = Supreme eXpansion Technology (Winchester)
    TAP FPD = Tactical Ammunition for Police - For Personal Defense (Hornady)
    TB = Trophy Bonded
    TBS = Trophy Bonded Solid
    TC = Truncated Cone
    TCSP = Truncated Cone Soft Point
    THP = Tubular Hollow Point
    TMJ = Total Metal Jacket -- like FMJ, but the copper jacket even wraps the rear of the bullet and totally encapsulates the lead. Also CMJ, FEB
    TNT = TNT Hollow Point (Speer)
    TRI = Triad Group (A Square)
    V-MAX = V-Max Polymer Tip Bullet (Hornady)
    V-MAXBT = V-Max Boattail (Hornady)
    WC = Wad Cutter
    WLN = Wide Long Nose (LBT design)
    WLY = Woodleigh
    WMR = Winchester Magnum Rimfire
    X = X (Barnes)
    XTP = Extreme Terminal Performance (Hornady jacketed hollow point)
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    This has been added to the Ammo Information page.


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    New Term - "Mall Ninja"

    A term used in forums to mean an unexperienced and enthusiastic weapon(usually a firearm)owner who pretends to be a seasoned operator. The phrase came about as a result of an over the top character in a famous satirical thread.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Glock Fan View Post
    A term used in forums to mean an unexperienced and enthusiastic weapon(usually a firearm)owner who pretends to be a seasoned operator. The phrase came about as a result of an over the top character in a famous satirical thread.




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    This has been added!


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    I just converted the glossary over to a new module that looks and works better. You can also submit terms right into that module instead of posting them here.

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