Firearms and Gun Handling of "Extraction" with Chris Hemsworth

Have you ever thought about what got you interested in guns in the first place? For me, growing up in a small apartment in a big city with no access to guns and hunting, it was definitely action movies. But when I watch most action movies from the ’80s and ’90s right now, I can’t help but cringe. Never-ending magazines, goofy shooting techniques, people flying in the air after getting shot – all the good stuff. That is why I like watching movies that take firearms and gun handling seriously, the most recent example being “Extraction” from Netflix.

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Operating Systems 301: What Is Underlug?

Note: In this article, I call this mechanical feature “underlug”. However, this is an error. Several friends of mine and I have been discussing the mechanics of firearms operation for close to a decade now, and we misremembered the term “underslide” from a book by Brassey’s as “underlug”. More details on the error are available in the comments. Regardless, “underslide” is the proper term for this principle, not “underlug”.

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