Gun Gripes Episode 61: Gun Terminology

Gun Gripes Episode 61: Gun Terminology


In this episode we discuss the proper terms for revolver, pistol and rifle components. Also the difference between .22 LR and .22 Long ammo. YouTube Hotline: 770-692-9326

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  1. MatthewOnYT on January 29, 2023 at 1:26 am

    I can listen to barry for hours. I would have loved for him to be around to make 1 hour+ long podcasts

  2. Cane Dewey on January 29, 2023 at 1:29 am

    My last time seeing Barry was him leaving moss pawn in his Ford Ranger, I was in a 93 Toyota truck and I pulled out behind him and we "raced" until the speed limit in our little trucks.

  3. EOJ 568 on January 29, 2023 at 1:30 am

    He said thats just a part of the gun so could it also be a gun part as well ?

  4. Powell Mountain Mike on January 29, 2023 at 1:30 am

    Good video. I have one quibble though. The word "pistol" refers to ANY gun designed to be fired from the hand alone rather than being shouldered. If you don’t believe me, look it up in the dictionary. I understand that many people today only use the term to refer to semi=automatic handguns, but this is not really specific, and could lead to confusion. The terms "revolver," and "semi-automatic," are more specific if one wishes to denote the type of loading mechanism. I always make the distinction and say "semi-automatic,", or "revolver." As a further example, what word would you use for a hand held dueling flintlock made in the 1700s? A dueling PISTOL, surely.

  5. The sinner Jim Whitney on January 29, 2023 at 1:31 am

    Love the mention of the Marlin 25! My first and favorite firearm is a 1978 25 Glenfield that was given to me by my favorite uncle when I was 12 in 1997, I bet I’ve easily fired 300,000 rounds through that little rifle and, after having the bolt worked on once or twice and doing some trigger improvements it’s still an absolute tack-driver. They cost nothing and are just AMAZING rimfire rifles. I don’t know about the newer 25s, I assume they’re great, too.

  6. Keith Scott on January 29, 2023 at 1:34 am

    Actully clip is more an accurate description ,rather than magazine…
    a magazine is a compartment were ammo is stored…the "magazine" of a Simi auto pistol is just something that allows you to feed more than one round in the compartment of the gun where ammo is stored..the word clip is a pretty accurate description of this removable feeder…
    the first designs of this You Actully clipped the ammo to it…
    hence the word clip..

  7. Bogey the Bear on January 29, 2023 at 1:36 am

    "I need flint for my wheel gun!"

    "I don’t understand. You don’t use flint in a revolver."

    "No! A wheel gun!"

    "You mean a wheelock?"

    "I dunno what you call it, but I need flints for it."

    "Umm, you don’t use flint in a wheelock. You need pyrites…"

  8. Scungio on January 29, 2023 at 1:37 am

    Barry was a legend, RIP friend.

  9. Billy Phillips on January 29, 2023 at 1:37 am

    "John Browning was no dumbass." Biggest understatement ever. Guy made the Browning Hi Power, the M1911, the .380, .45ACP, and the .50BMG. Firearms industry would be completely different without his contributions.

  10. N F on January 29, 2023 at 1:38 am

    I need some tightening ropes for my feet goves.

  11. BigWig on January 29, 2023 at 1:39 am

    Don’t go to the gun shop asking for parts until you’ve reviewed the exploded view of your firearm. This really goes for anything needing repair your unfamiliar with

  12. Mikhail Kalashnikov on January 29, 2023 at 1:43 am

    I know what color calls that beta mag a barrel..

  13. juraj okasa on January 29, 2023 at 1:45 am

    Theres pin stop in 1911 yes ….trugger has to push it before hammer drops to allow firing pin to push forward …try it on your 1911s …cock it and get some pen and try pushing pin where hammer hits it …if it goes forward then its older style 1911 gun

  14. Kentucky Bear Arms on January 29, 2023 at 1:45 am

    Got any fo fo? LoL

  15. TakeTurnsGaming on January 29, 2023 at 1:48 am

    1:54 I thought that was in my home lmao

  16. L H on January 29, 2023 at 1:49 am

    The way you even say “ghetto” explains exactly who you are. Where’s your confederate flag Asshole

  17. Mustang 2007 on January 29, 2023 at 1:50 am

    Does AR stand for Arma lite?

  18. Keith Scott on January 29, 2023 at 1:50 am

    It’s only a 100 year old 1911 design if it’s a 1911-A1 70 series

  19. zippo999 on January 29, 2023 at 1:51 am

    Barry, miss that guy. Though I never knew him.

  20. L.A. on January 29, 2023 at 1:53 am

    Pretty cool thanks for all the information guns

  21. Ellery Bice on January 29, 2023 at 1:53 am

    Simply minded;
    Iraqi veteran 8888.
    A Simple definition.

  22. OctoberHourglass on January 29, 2023 at 1:53 am

    Video popped in my recommendations. Miss you Barry. Good man.

  23. Craig Charley on January 29, 2023 at 1:54 am


  24. MidNiteR32 on January 29, 2023 at 1:58 am

    8 years later. Still miss Barry.

  25. That'sstupid on January 29, 2023 at 1:59 am

    0:52 titties

  26. Anthony Maughan on January 29, 2023 at 2:01 am

    I live in 🇬🇧 ( the most borinest country in the world ), unfortunately we are not allowed 2 carry / use guns , but i would love 2 own a gun , that would be great bro , unfortunately our peadofile government will never allow it ??

  27. Ben Franklin on January 29, 2023 at 2:03 am

    I never met Barry, but I sure do miss him. Most of all though. I’m thankful I lived in the same time he lived. Even if it was a very brief time. knowing he was out there in the world in my lifetime is something I can always be happy about.

  28. DOA 10-71 on January 29, 2023 at 2:05 am

    Ghetto? Lol Fuk Barry

  29. Keith Scott on January 29, 2023 at 2:06 am

    gun buying terminology;
    (ripoff merchant) = pawnshop clerk…

  30. Olga Guer on January 29, 2023 at 2:07 am

    Thank you for valuable information !

  31. Chris Zablocki on January 29, 2023 at 2:08 am

    16 in the clip
    And 1 in the hole
    Nate dog is about
    To make some bodies turn cold.

    Kidding. Seriously. Kidding.

  32. Frank Grillo on January 29, 2023 at 2:10 am

    What happened to the term i grew up with — selfloading or auto loader? For example my first centerfire rifle — Winchester 351 self loading —

  33. ChrisB10 on January 29, 2023 at 2:11 am

    You guys can be informative without being gun snobs

  34. Uncle Creepy on January 29, 2023 at 2:11 am

    Look, I don’t get what’s so hard to understand. I wanted a barrel for my AK-47. I mean, how else am I going to pickle my AKs if I don’t have a barrel to put them in?

  35. caynine29 on January 29, 2023 at 2:14 am

    Ahh, yes…. learning "ghetto slang" from a couple yahoos who learned everything about they know about inner cities from tv and movies. 😄😄😄

  36. AviationNationHD on January 29, 2023 at 2:14 am

    He called a revolver a pistol then says its a revolver not a pistol

  37. The Threeper on January 29, 2023 at 2:14 am

    I would love to hear his perspective today

  38. ExhumedXX on January 29, 2023 at 2:14 am

    "I knew two people who shot themselves in the ass with one of these…" lol

  39. Emil Happyツ on January 29, 2023 at 2:16 am

    i don’t understand what he means, frame and upper? what is an upper?, never mentioned it in the video. also the frame is the pistol, that holds all the guts?!,
    it’s not making much sense to me, they are talking about revolvers :S.

    (edit: searched on google and found out what the hell they meant)

  40. Justin Bailey on January 29, 2023 at 2:17 am

    "Striker Fire" is a knock off term of Glocks "safe action" because Glock has a patent on the name.

  41. Uncle Creepy on January 29, 2023 at 2:18 am

    Never forget. It’s the 30 clip magazine guns with fully semi-automatic bump stocks that make it legal to hunt humans with heat seeking bullets.

  42. Stranded 360 on January 29, 2023 at 2:18 am

    Miss ya Barry- you were a wealth of knowledge.

  43. SnickleFritz 420 on January 29, 2023 at 2:19 am

    Love ole Barry such a unique character and a wealth of knowledge, RIP Barry

  44. Keith Scott on January 29, 2023 at 2:21 am

    when it’s on my dime, I call it what I want…when you start purchasing my stuff for me…we’ll call it what you want

  45. Roberto Martinez on January 29, 2023 at 2:22 am

    These guys really hate black people, don’t they….

  46. Nate T on January 29, 2023 at 2:22 am

    these guys are the 2 biggest drags on the internet

  47. Glynn Mitchell on January 29, 2023 at 2:24 am

    I have to call “bull shit” for your thunder ranch crap. A revolver is a pistol. They were pistols before semi automatic handguns were in existence. Single shot handguns were also called pistols. The men who used them were referred to as pistoleros. Only recently did the range experts decide that semiautomatics are the only handguns to be “correctly “ referred to as pistols. I guess they were too lazy to say semiautomatic or too afraid to just call them automatics for fear of being corrected by some other “experts “ who insist that automatics refer to only fully automatic weapons. So please, in a video that is designed to make terms clear with respect to firearms, don’t continue the myth that revolvers are not pistols and that only semiautomatic handguns are pistols.

  48. Jared Frazier on January 29, 2023 at 2:25 am

    Actually you’re using gun slang when you say a revolver isn’t a pistol. It is

  49. Shabadoo Shabadoo on January 29, 2023 at 2:25 am

    Haha I’ve called it a barrel mag by accident. Not because it was slang though. I just don’t have to refer to them very often and messed up.

  50. Russell Doel on January 29, 2023 at 2:25 am

    I thought Auto Ordnance ceased production of the Thompson submachine gun completely and now only makes semi auto versions?