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Low caliber?[edit]

I encountered this at Mauser MG 213: a metric case designation. I expect it's commonplace, so I wondered: is there a way to use the convert template to produce a metric designation without the "extra" unit? That is, not this: 9 mm × 25 mm (0.35 in × 0.98 in)? TREKphiler any time you're ready, Uhura 16:42, 21 July 2015 (UTC)

It appears it's more complicated than I thought.... So, will editors weigh in here? Thx. TREKphiler any time you're ready, Uhura 23:00, 21 July 2015 (UTC)
It is far more complicated than you think, and a formulaic Metric <-> Imperial conversion will almost never yield a "correct" result that would mean anything to anyone looking for firearms information. For example, the 9mmx25 is simply never referred to in Imperial units, only Metric. And which "9mmx25"? The 9mmx25 Super Auto G? 9mmx25 Dillon? 9mmx25 Mauser? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 12:24, 18 September 2015 (UTC)
Agreed. Wacky complexity. Bullets of .38 special and .357 magnum cartridges have the same diameter—What a country! Of course, in America, you choose bullet, but in Soviet Russia, bullet chooses you! — ¾-10 01:49, 24 September 2015 (UTC)

Criminal Use Images[edit]

Please see the discussion at Talk:Ruger Mini-14#Memorial plaque concerning whether or not to include an image of a memorial plaque for victims of criminal use in a firearm article. Thank you,
 — Berean Hunter (talk) 13:21, 27 September 2015 (UTC)

Merger notice[edit]

In October 2011, it was suggested that "List of service rifles of national armies" be merged into "Service rifle". Members of this WikiProject are hence requested to follow up the merger proposal and conclude. This is long-pending. §§Dharmadhyaksha§§ {Talk / Edits} 11:50, 30 October 2015 (UTC)

Expanding classes[edit]

Just an FYI but currently Template:WikiProject Firearms doesn't allow for draft, redirect, template or other classes so pages like Draft talk:Smith & Wesson Model 3913LS are currently hidden within the 950 or so pages at Category:NA-Class Firearms articles. -- Ricky81682 (talk) 07:10, 9 November 2015 (UTC)

That sounds like a good idea -- DRAFT/BOOK/PORTAL/FILE/REDIRECT/DAB-- (talk) 09:57, 11 November 2015 (UTC)


{{Gundisp}} has been nominated for deletion -- (talk) 09:56, 11 November 2015 (UTC)