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== Dictionary of Terms and Acronyms ==
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Note that items in '''BOLD''' are specific to (or originated at) http://Calguns.net.
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AAMOF - as a matter of fact
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A.R.M.S. = Atlantic Research Marketing Systems
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ACOG = Advanced Combat Optical Gunsights (Trijicon)
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AFAIAA - as far as i am aware
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AFAIK - as far as i know
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AG - Attorney General
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AK - Kalashnikov style rifle
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'''AM - Alison Merrilees (from the DOJ) note spelling (two r's and two e's)'''
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AOW - any other weapon
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AP - armor piercing
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AR - AR15 style rifle
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ARFCOM - AR15.com
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ATF - Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (see BATFE)
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AW - Assault Weapon
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AWB - Assault Weapon Ban
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Ball - ball ammo - see FMJ
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BATFE - Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
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'''BB - Bullet Button'''
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BF - boyfriend
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BM = Bushmaster (www.bushmaster.com)
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BOB - bug out bag
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BOF - Bureau of Firearms (part of the DOJ)
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BOHICA - bend over, here it comes again
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Brady Bunch - not the TV show
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BRD = Black Rifle Disease
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BUG - back up gun
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C&R - curio & relic
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CCW - Concealed Carry Weapons permit
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'''CGN - Calguns.net'''
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'''CGF - Calguns Foundation'''
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CMMG = ??? AR Manuf. (http://www.cmmginc.com/)
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CMP - Civilian Marksmanship Program
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CMT = Continental Machine and Tool Co (maker of Stag and supplier to many others)
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CWS - Cold War Shooters
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DD = Daniel Defense
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DOJ - California Department of Justice
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DFTT – Don’t Feed The Troll
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DPMS = ??? AR Manuf (http://www.dpmsinc.com/)
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DPMS = Defense Procurement Manufacturing Services
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DROS - dealer's record of sale - sometimes used to refer to the 10 day waiting period (e.g., "I just DROS'ed it," etc..)
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EBR - evil black rifle
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EDC - every day carry
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FA - full auto
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FCG - fire control group - see HTS
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FFL – Federal Firearms License (a dealer)
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FMJ - full metal jacket ammo
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FN/FNH = Fabrique Nationale (http://www.fnhusa.com/)
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FNG - f-ing new guy (don't use this - it's offensive)
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FS - for sale
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FT - for trade
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FUBAR- f'd up beyond all recognition
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FUD - fear, uncertainty, doubt - bad info
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GF - girlfriend
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GPU: Gas Piston Upper
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GT - Golden Tiger (ammo for AKs)
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HP - hollow point ammo
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HSC - handgun safety certificate
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HTS / HST - hammer, sear, & trigger
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IANAL- i am not a lawyer
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IBTL - in before the lock
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'''IC - Iggy Chinn (from the DOJ)'''
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IIRC- if i remember correctly
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KAC = Knight's Armament Company
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LE = Law Enforcement
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LEO = Law Enforcement Officer
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LMT = Lewis Machine and Tool (http://www.lewismachine.net/)
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LRT = LaRue Tactical
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Mag – box magazine; ammunition feeding device (sometimes incorrectly referred to as a “clip)
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MMG - Monster Man Grip
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MI = Midwest Industries
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NFA – National Firearms Act
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'''NeRF / NRF - non-rosterable firearm'''
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OAL - office of administrative law
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'''OLL - off list lower
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OLR - off list rifle
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OLU - off list upper (like on a FAL)'''
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PITA – Pain In The @--
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POS – Piece Of S---
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POST = Peace Officer Standards and Training
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PRI = Precision Reflex Inc.
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RKBA - right to keep and bear arms
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Romy "G" - a type of AK
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RRA = Rock River Arms (http://www.rockriverarms.com/)
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SA - semi auto
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SBR - short barreled rifle
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SBS – Short Barreled Shotgun
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SHTF - shi1 hits the fan
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SNAFU - situation normal, all f'd up
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SP - soft point ammo
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SPR - special police rifle, special purpose rifle
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SPF - sold, pending funds
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SWS = Superior Weapons Systems (http://www.superiorweaponssystems.com/)
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TAN - the "Thread About Nothing"
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TPF - ten percent firearms
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WTB - want to buy
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WTS - want to sell
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YHM = Yankee Hill Machine
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YMMV - your mileage may vary
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== Some slang: ==
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Ant Burners - people outside of Cali who like to put us down because of our gun laws
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Post Whore - someone who posts a lot (too much)
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Troll - someone who posts to get a rise out of other people
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Ban - what happens when you break the rules here
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Mod - moderator - the folks who enforce the rules here
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Tacticool – Something that looks cool, is useless, and was probably expensive
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'''The Right People - the law firm of Trutanich * Michel and sometimes also bweise and hoffmang and artherd and Don Kilmer'''

Revision as of 07:23, 29 December 2008

Note that items in BOLD are specific to (or originated at) http://Calguns.net.

AAMOF - as a matter of fact

A.R.M.S. = Atlantic Research Marketing Systems

ACOG = Advanced Combat Optical Gunsights (Trijicon)

AFAIAA - as far as i am aware

AFAIK - as far as i know

AG - Attorney General

AK - Kalashnikov style rifle

AM - Alison Merrilees (from the DOJ) note spelling (two r's and two e's)

AOW - any other weapon

AP - armor piercing

AR - AR15 style rifle

ARFCOM - AR15.com

ATF - Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (see BATFE)

AW - Assault Weapon

AWB - Assault Weapon Ban

Ball - ball ammo - see FMJ

BATFE - Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms

BB - Bullet Button

BF - boyfriend

BM = Bushmaster (www.bushmaster.com)

BOB - bug out bag

BOF - Bureau of Firearms (part of the DOJ)

BOHICA - bend over, here it comes again

Brady Bunch - not the TV show

BRD = Black Rifle Disease

BUG - back up gun

C&R - curio & relic

CCW - Concealed Carry Weapons permit

CGN - Calguns.net

CGF - Calguns Foundation

CMMG = ??? AR Manuf. (http://www.cmmginc.com/)

CMP - Civilian Marksmanship Program

CMT = Continental Machine and Tool Co (maker of Stag and supplier to many others)

CWS - Cold War Shooters

DD = Daniel Defense

DOJ - California Department of Justice

DFTT – Don’t Feed The Troll

DPMS = ??? AR Manuf (http://www.dpmsinc.com/)

DPMS = Defense Procurement Manufacturing Services

DROS - dealer's record of sale - sometimes used to refer to the 10 day waiting period (e.g., "I just DROS'ed it," etc..)

EBR - evil black rifle

EDC - every day carry

FA - full auto

FCG - fire control group - see HTS

FFL – Federal Firearms License (a dealer)

FMJ - full metal jacket ammo

FN/FNH = Fabrique Nationale (http://www.fnhusa.com/)

FNG - f-ing new guy (don't use this - it's offensive)

FS - for sale

FT - for trade

FUBAR- f'd up beyond all recognition

FUD - fear, uncertainty, doubt - bad info

GF - girlfriend

GPU: Gas Piston Upper

GT - Golden Tiger (ammo for AKs)

HP - hollow point ammo

HSC - handgun safety certificate

HTS / HST - hammer, sear, & trigger

IANAL- i am not a lawyer

IBTL - in before the lock

IC - Iggy Chinn (from the DOJ)

IIRC- if i remember correctly

KAC = Knight's Armament Company

LE = Law Enforcement

LEO = Law Enforcement Officer

LMT = Lewis Machine and Tool (http://www.lewismachine.net/)

LRT = LaRue Tactical

Mag – box magazine; ammunition feeding device (sometimes incorrectly referred to as a “clip)

MMG - Monster Man Grip

MI = Midwest Industries

NFA – National Firearms Act

NeRF / NRF - non-rosterable firearm

OAL - office of administrative law

OLL - off list lower

OLR - off list rifle

OLU - off list upper (like on a FAL)

PITA – Pain In The @--

POS – Piece Of S---

POST = Peace Officer Standards and Training

PRI = Precision Reflex Inc.

RKBA - right to keep and bear arms

Romy "G" - a type of AK

RRA = Rock River Arms (http://www.rockriverarms.com/)

SA - semi auto

SBR - short barreled rifle

SBS – Short Barreled Shotgun

SHTF - shi1 hits the fan

SNAFU - situation normal, all f'd up

SP - soft point ammo

SPR - special police rifle, special purpose rifle

SPF - sold, pending funds

SWS = Superior Weapons Systems (http://www.superiorweaponssystems.com/)

TAN - the "Thread About Nothing"

TPF - ten percent firearms

WTB - want to buy

WTS - want to sell

YHM = Yankee Hill Machine

YMMV - your mileage may vary

Some slang:

Ant Burners - people outside of Cali who like to put us down because of our gun laws

Post Whore - someone who posts a lot (too much)

Troll - someone who posts to get a rise out of other people

Ban - what happens when you break the rules here

Mod - moderator - the folks who enforce the rules here

Tacticool – Something that looks cool, is useless, and was probably expensive

The Right People - the law firm of Trutanich * Michel and sometimes also bweise and hoffmang and artherd and Don Kilmer