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/k/ General

The go to place for the discussion of weapons.

#Cyclic

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I'm surprised I haven't found a video like this one. Ever wonder how to load the magazine for a Hughes 30mm chain gun? Here you go. The second video is a cutaway of the gun demonstrating the action.

Slinging some 30mm

Hughes 30mm chain gun internal workings

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>>42079032
It was probably just a bored gunsmith.

I wonder what that does to the value.

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>>42079081
that's a very sexy image.

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>>42079091
A Japanese machine gun that requires hand loaded ammo based on .30-06 cases is pretty much a lost cause. I don't think the Type 99 was so popular that one or two conversions would be a crime. It's doubtful it would become a trend among owners even if that meant their Type 99 would be a safe queen.

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Aboard the Iowa.

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So much for the myth of there being a lack of surplus 7.62x39 ammo in the world.

Gentlemen, behold! A Colt contract AR15 for the Yemeni Military in 7.62x39!

Colt CK901: An AR in 7.62x39mm for the Yemeni Military
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>>42079385
I don't understand why they'd do this instead of buying AK's from Arsenal or Kalashnikov Concern or something.

The lack of a bolt hold-open and a rearward charging handle that you'll have to pull every time you charge the weapon are a total deal breaker.

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>>42079553
Ian didn't note how many of those Colts were actually sold. I agree with your basic observations regarding the flaws in the Colt rifle but it could have hinged on something political rather than anything else. There might have been an anti-Russian phase going down in Yemen that year.

Given the physical climate in Yemen, the last gun I'd hand my troops there would be an AR pattern rifle.

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Fair warning: while this is a borderline /pol/ post, the news coming from Washington state this week is important and relevant to gun ownership across the nation.

There is a lot to read here, but the take away is that the US Supreme Court has settled the right of Law Enforcement Organizations to refuse to enforce legally questionable laws.

A number of news articles focusing on some Washington state sheriffs has awakened hope that the laws passed over the past few years there are being addressed legally in court and these sheriffs are refusing to enforce them until they are settled in court!

https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/washington/articles/2019-02-11/some-washington-sheriffs-refuse-to-enforce-new-gun-laws

https://www.sgtreport.com/2019/01/the-real-resistance-sheriffs-in-washington-state-refuse-to-enforce-unconstitutional-gun-laws/

https://freedomoutpost.com/im-not-going-to-enforce-that-sheriffs-disobey-new-anti-gun-laws-refuse-to-disarm-citizens/

https://townhall.com/tipsheet/mattvespa/2019/01/29/resist-washington-state-sheriffs-vow-to-oppose-new-gun-control-laws-n2540348

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This story has to be the lamest example of US military thinking I've ever seen.

Ready for this metaphor? The Army wants the iPhone of combat rifles!

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/armys-next-rifle-will-be-epic-or-iphone-lethality-44002

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Got my raifu a new accessory for Valentine's day.

>>42080593

Yeah that dumb, everybody knows Samsung's have a better blast radius.

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>>42080593

Everyone knows the more complex a thing is, the more likely it will break down.

One of the reason for America loosing in Vietnam is they decided to sell off all the proven, rugged and reliable Browning Automatics as surplus, which largely ended up in the hands of the Vietnamese, wheras the newfangled M14s and M16s jammed if you breathed on them.

At the very least, they need to use free software in their weapons and avoid Apple and walled garden abominations like the plague.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/the-trackingpoint-338tp-the-linux-rifle-thats-accurate-up-to-a-mile/

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>>42080605

Samdung is even worse than Apple.

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>>42080609

That's the joke.

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Rookie numbers.

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Yet another mud test video featuring the AK 47.

“Practical” AK Mud Test

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I wish I was allowed to own a gun. Unfortunately, British laws are absolute shit

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>>42081048
You are allowed to own a gun, its just a pain in the ass.

But lots of people in the UK are gun owners.

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>>42081062
I mean, I'm not 18 yet and I'm probably not mentally capable of handling a gun

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>>42081048
I used to track British gun ownership and shooting news. It only got worse every time I read a new article.

Back in the day one could join a shooting club in England, cross the channel to France and shoot there under French law. I have no idea how the EU anti-gun laws may have changed French laws in that regard.

It's a sad state of affairs when a nation refuses to trust their citizens to defend themselves in the face of terror at home.

Here's a list of what guns are available according to the press.
https://www.businessinsider.com/guns-you-can-legally-buy-in-the-uk-2016-4#you-can-even-get-an-uzi-in-22lr-8

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>>42081066
Yup, both those reasons are great reasons to abstain.

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registration leads to confiscation

Man Has Firearms Confiscated As A result Of Registration in California

this is our government

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>>42081287
This is just the latest of hundreds of confiscations that don't get reported in CA. This isn't a situation that's going to change in the foreseeable future given the political reality of the state. What I'd love to see is for conservatives to move back into CA en masse and force a shift to the right politically. It's not going to happen, though.

People polled on their plans to stay or leave the state is leaning hard on leaving, the last poll claiming over 53% would move to another state today.

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My Glock bit me when I stroked it. ;_;

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>>42081319
this is precisely why people are against the universal background check

it requires you to register it

slippery meets slope

>>42081387
dude, how? did your thumb get caught while loading one in the chamber?

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>>42081389
Something like that.

It pays to have front cocking serrations. Your digits don't slip as much.
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>>42081387
Thats really something i would expect from a ruger

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>>42081391
While I tend to agree that you have the right to that option, the logic of giving someone with little experience a semi-auto with forward slide serrations leads to bad habits that could result in far worse wounds. I've always been drilled on keeping all body parts away from the muzzle of a gun and with good reason. People have shot their hands under the wrong circumstances.

Drill on grasping the slide from the rear. Keep all parts of your hand away from the ejection port when racking the slide.

https://www.ammoland.com/2016/04/how-to-rack-a-pistol-slide/

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This image is pretty self explanatory.

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>>42081408
I'm getting my slide milled out for an RMR. During dry fire practice, I was assessing whether or not I should get front slide serrations, as the red dot might obstruct your hand from getting a proper grip on the rear of the slide.

I'm not the best, but I'd venture to say I'm a decent shooter because I practice regularly. But talk is cheap and all men say they're good at everything.

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>>42081436
My drilling is in the form of a C or U shape with the thumb on the right side of the slide and, in my case, the left trigger finger over the serrations on the left side. This avoids any issues involving weird long slide semi-autos like those on S&W target pistols (which I used to own), red dots or scopes.

Good luck with your project.

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Another Monday. Time for a fresh Forgotten Weapons video. You know it's going to be good when Gun Jesus goes 'Wheeee!' when he stops shooting!

Enjoy the mystery pistol video!
Lugerman's .45 ACP Target Model Luger

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i wish anti's would watch this

Lock n' Load with R. Lee Ermey - 11 Rifle

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<== pic
Is this legal?

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>>42082351
Depends on the state.

But i know federally, you need a tax stamp to have that calculator on there.

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>>42082351
>>42082353

Is that unlicensed duct tape?

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Just ordered a new surplus CFP-90 rucksack. This pack was issued in the late 80's to early 00's to SF, Rangers and Airborne. Is large enough to stow two small Asian women or three small children with some room left over for junk food and toilet paper. Has a bit more room for gear than the ILBE I've been using for the last few years.

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Here's another special project Ian and his friends came up with. A shoot out with vintage machine rifles from WW I to test various real world advantages and disadvantages toe to toe.

This is just one of at least 6 separate videos called Project Lightening. There are links to the other videos from this page.

Project Lightening Episode 05: Reload

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>>42082473
Sweet. Now all you need is the Asian women.

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>>42082699

Well now that I have a big enough pack that shouldn't be difficult.

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The US Air Force is showing off their new SIG pistols to the press. Like the Army, they're dropping their Beretta handguns after 30 years.

https://www.foxnews.com/tech/air-force-deploys-new-handgun-as-it-modernizes-weapons

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>>42082958
>Like the Army, they're dropping their Beretta handguns after 30 years.
Let's just hope they don't drop their SIGs like they did with their Berettas.
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>>42082495
The final installment of this series is available now. It's long and detailed without being too tedious. Their conclusions are pretty solid and their final choice for best full auto weapon of the First World War (that they had access to to test, that is) is no surprise.

Project Lightening Episode 07: Conclusions
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It begins.

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Got a shotgun and a bag of marbles?

This looks like fun if you have the correct size marbles.

Glass Marble Shotgun Rounds - Destroying Everything

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>>42083520
Like, oww.

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>>42083520

Glass is hella hard. Not very heavy though so velocity would drop-off pretty quickly. Marbles make good slingshot food too.

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>>42083474
It looks like an exploded diagram.

Who are you having mill the slide?

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>>42083587
>It looks like an exploded diagram.
I bought the frame and slide separately. It's a G45 slide on a G19 frame. I was a bit surprised that Glock's version of FDE is a very dark brown to the point that it's like a mustard.

>Who are you having mill the slide?

Jagerwerks. I bought the G45 slide specifically because I didn't want to pay Jagerwerks to machine my front slide serrations and put their logo on my gun. I want it to still look like a Glock, not a mall ninja accessory--if that's at all possible for a Glock with an RDS.

I'm having them machine a pistol sight dovetail forward of the RMR. The RMR will mount at the very rear of the slide.

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>>42083593
>It's a G45 slide on a G19 frame.
Ah, okay. Frame looked a little small, but i couldnt tell if it was just the angle the pic was taken at.
>Glock's version of FDE is a very dark brown to the point that it's like a mustard.
Yeah, i honestly like it better than the bright tan i normally see tbh. Baby shit brown i think is the technical term
>Jagerwerks.
They do good work from the stuff i've seen.
>I want it to still look like a Glock, not a mall ninja accessory--if that's at all possible for a Glock with an RDS.
Haha fair enough. I think the glocks look quite natural and functional with an RMR.
>I'm having them machine a pistol sight dovetail forward of the RMR. The RMR will mount at the very rear of the slide.
Normally its set up with suppressor sights in the stock location, RMR forward of the rear sight so you keep the sight radius. But i have seen it done both ways.
Any specific reason you are doing it that way?

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>>42083596
>Any specific reason you are doing it that way?
So that the dot is the very first thing I see when I present the weapon. I want the iron sights to be only peripheral to the dot, and only there as a backup in the case that the optic fails.

You certainly do lose your sight radius, but I think it'd be worth the trade-off. The iron sights also protect your optic when they sit in the front--that's also a plus.

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>>42083624
What difference does it make seeing the dot whether its in front or behind the irons? Its still going to be the big glowing thing in your face, and both will still be in your line of sight.

You wouldnt do it on a rifle.
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Dick's Sporting Goods announced today that they are ending sales of sporting rifles. Not that anyone is going to miss Dick's and their partner stores since they ended sales of scary black guns a few years ago.

tl:dr Dick's cocks up. I hope they enjoy going out of business.

https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/dicks-will-remove-hunting-rifles-from-125-stores-170829124.html

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>>42083624
Shoot that bitch.

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>>42083640
At 500 yards? It makes the difference of whether or not you hit the target

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>>42084050
Well, if he is shooting a glock 19 at 500 yards he has a lot more to worry about than sight placement.

Anyway, my point is, if both are going to remain in you feild of view anyway, why give up the sight radius of the irons?

Its was less of a critique and more of an honest question.

One that I've actually had time to think about, and the best i could come up with is if the dot is in the very bottom of the screen, it will be over the irons rather than behind them... But then you have parallax issues anyway.

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>>42083640
>>42084052
The iron sights will still be in my field of view, but I'll be looking over them instead of through them.

That way, you have a clearer view of the target if you're only focusing on the dot and the target itself, instead of 3 dots from the irons, the red dot, and then the target.

This way, I think shifting the rear iron forward of the optic will make using the optic less confusing because it'll make it less likely to default to using the muscle memory I've developed when using iron sights.

With irons, I find myself doing this:

Focus on target->begin to present weapon->find front sight as weapon comes into view->align front sight with rear sight->confirm they're on target->fire

If I kept the rear irons in the default position and sighted the optic to the irons, I doubt it'd provide much benefit, because you'd be following the same process as using the pistol irons themselves.

The underlying assumption I'm making with my setup is that there will be less steps between presenting and firing the weapon, and it would require me to develop new muscle memory. I wouldn't be as tempted to default back to the irons if the rear iron itself is shifted to a different place, and the optic occupies the original position of the rear iron.

I could be totally wrong with that method, but I think it's worth the experiment.

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>>42084080
When I started shooting with an RMR on friends guns, i found that i needed to find the irons to find that dot, and they worked for me as training wheels until i remembered that everything was the same, muscle memory wise, except i need to look in the window rather than at the sights.

I found that looking for the dot, esp on a glock, caused me to go into more of a 1911 style grip angle and the dot would be no where to be found.

I try to keep all my guns the same, and not try to have to learn one thing for one gun, and one thing for another, so i wouldnt want to change the sights too much, because the iron sights on a handgun im always going to consider the primary, at least for now.
The RMRs are designed to work with your iron sights in this way which is why every company put the mounts forward of the iron sights and leaves the sights be (at least for defensive guns). Esp considering that the dot will be projected above the irons so you are actually looking over them, not through them, when using the dot.

But again, im not critiquing, and you are right, it is worth the experiment if you want to do it. If it wasnt for people challenging convention people would still be teaching one handed bullseye shooting for combat and instinctive "crouch and shoot" sightless shooting to cops haha.

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This got tossed into my favorites on YT. I missed this when it was released. There's one hell of a story behind this gun.

Suppressed OSS M3 Grease Gun and Bushmaster Booby Trap Trigger

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>>42084223
When do i get mine.

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>>42084269
>be French citizen in resistance against German occupation
>late 1944
>OSS calls
>OSS wants a German politician eliminated
>OSS drops suppressed M3 Grease Gun and Welrod pistol to resistance fighter
>resistance fighter accepts and waits for final instructions
>OSS changes its mind
>keep the guns
>profit
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>>42084270
Yeah.

Finally a use for a time machine that i can get into.

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Did I get him, guys?

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>>42084338
One round left a nice divot in his/her scalp

I wonder if that target got you any fun responses at the range

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>>42084338
Obviously with hand placement like that, the hostage had come down with Stockholm syndrome.

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>>42084816
Bold move Cotton, lets see how it works out for them.

I wonder what the legal definition of "a chilling effect" is?

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>>42084821
more states should do this

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M1 Garand Ping
this was in my recs

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>>42084973
Video games.

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>>42084973
That most beautiful sound.

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as it should

Breaking! Federal Court Finds California Magazine Ban Violates the Second Amendment

"individual liberty and freedom are NOT outmoded concepts."

based!
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>>42085306
So everyone is having a hootenanny over this, and while i do think its good, people seem to be losing in translation that this only applies to magazines that were already in the state as of 1994.

Its not like you can go buy a brand new magpul 20 rounder off the shelve in cali all of the sudden.

Still a win though.

>Judge Roger T. Benitez

Sometimes it takes an immigrant to protect the American constitution.

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>>42085321
it shouldnt have been challenged to be begin with

politicians should recognize these things as is

there has been far too much bootlicking as of late and thinking the state has the ability to regulate so much with complete immunity with the guise of "safety".
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>>42085508
Dick's hasn't sold AR-15's since 2012. When they said they weren't selling AR's anymore last year, it wasn't even news and they were merely virtue signalling for brand recognition.

Meanwhile, Big 5 silently stopped stocking and selling military surplus at all--even the Yugo mausers.

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>>42085519
You must have missed the news from earlier this month.

https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/dicks-will-remove-hunting-rifles-from-125-stores-170829124.html

tl:dr
Dick's cocked up. All they have now is overpriced celebrity endorsed clothing and shoes. Pissing off gun owners will put them out of business the same as it did for other sporting goods chains.

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>>42085520
Mom and pop shops still exist, and so does Bass Pro and Cabellas, but it's concerning for major retailers to disappear, because new legislation could possibly end online sales or make them more difficult. There's also the specter of credit card companies one day denying firearm-related transactions form online stores, and even Spike's Tactical had to temporarily halt their business because their web store client provider shut them down for terms of service.

At any rate, Sportsman's Warehouse is a pretty fantastic brick and mortar shop, they list local CCW classes to take advantage of, and encourage you to do so. Sportsman's Warehouse also sells handguns and has a wider selection of firearms in general.

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>>42085538
>Sportsman's Warehouse also sells handguns and has a wider selection of firearms in general.
Agreed. I have one within reasonable driving range of my home. I love it! However, let's not help the enemies of the second amendment by giving them aid in identifying pro-gun retailers.

PS, don't count on Bass Pro Shops. They are nowhere near as friendly to gun owners as they want you to think. A friend of mine who works in the Gun Library at Cabela's had a number of first person stories about the direction they wanted to take one of the remaining Cabela's as far as gun sales goes. Bass Pro corporate is Fudd at it's core. The only reason they allow the remaining Cabela's locations to sell scary black guns is the same fate that Big 5 and Dick's suffered: pissed off customers and flat line retail sales in the aftermath of dropping any weapons.
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>>42085644
Bass Pro's staff isn't friendly and their prices on guns are overall pretty terrible. I only ever bought ammo from them, because I needed 9mm ammo to burn in an instant. Other than that, they totally blow.
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Big fecking' rucksacks.

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>>42085654
Dangerous and irresponsible weapons, would outlaw on international treaty level.

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>>42085655

Yes, these things exist only to harm those who use them.

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>>42085653
>Bass Pro's staff isn't friendly and their prices on guns are overall pretty terrible.
Unlike Bass stores, Cabala's was staffed by people who loved being there until Bass bought the chain. While their gun prices never were competitive, their buy back prices were the best around. Up to 60% of what they sold new for. That's gone now, too. Ammo is about the only reason I go to Cabela's.

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>>42085654
>laughs in navy

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>>42085785

Ya, makes me glad I was mechanized infantry. Having to maintain vehicles was it's own brand of pain in the ass but it still beats destroying your knees and back trying to haul all the irrelevant crap on the packing list.

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At last. A good examination of Soviet small arms weapons development.

AVS-36: The First Soviet Infantry Battle Rifle
https://www.forgottenweapons.com/avs-36-the-first-soviet-infantry-battle-rifle/

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Trading a 20ga Benelli Montefeltro for a Beretta Cx4 $200 bucks 6 mags and a 1000rnds of 9mm.

I think i got the long end of the stick, but its pretty fair i think.

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>>42086039
Well worth it.

Also, Jerrys, Ellot Bros, and Accusport are for sale right now.

Sooo... Who wants to co sign a loan? Haha

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>>42086039
That looks like a solid value. Make sure to go over the carbine carefully. Some owners complain about internal parts rattling a bit due to the way the action was engineered. A minor quibble considering how highly the carbine is rated overall.

I just wish Beretta would enter the 10mm market and produce guns in that caliber. It worked wonders for Hi-Point.
https://www.ammoland.com/2018/04/hi-points-new-10mm-carbine-has-the-edge/

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>>42086301
Its in good order. I know the guy and he takes good care of his stuff.

The deal is done anyway. I love the thing, always wanted one. Think ill be dumping my ar pistol as i like this better as a pdw.

The highpoint is a riot to shoot, but i personally dont like 10mm in a handgun, unless it for hunting, so having a carbine that is part of a system like the cx4 doesnt lend itself well to me.

Would be cool for those who do though.
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I don't know anything about weapons except for the fact that I just call them "guns"

but I really wanna get this fucking thing

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Me: Maybe this year I'll save my tax return...
>Three days later...
Me: Fuck it! I'm buying a sword!

So I ordered an M1902 officer's sword and all the accoutrements. Specifically an older one with a Solingen German blade issued through Military Equipment Corp. of America. Mantoloking New Jersey. Not sure when exactly it was made, that it's marked "Germany" and not "West Germany" would seem to indicate pre-WW2 production but the blade etchings and proof marks look a bit more like post-WW2. Was going to buy one made by Universal Sword an Indian company, because their blades are carbon steel but this one was cheaper and looked nicer. The etchings/engravings on Indian-made swords tend to be crap. Cold Steel used to make a carbon steel M1902 as well but seem to have discontinued it.
Also ordered the belt, belt guard and chain for it from Marlow White. Only thing I didn't get was the sword knot and that's because I'm not a fan of lanyards and other dangling things and usually remove them anyway.

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>>42086394

That appears to be an older model Remington 1100.

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>>42086419
Nice choice. Certainly an elegant looking sword suited for an officer.

I'll most likely get another bulk ammo can of 5.56 from Federal. The gift that keeps on giving.

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>>42086425

I should get another one of those too.

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My slide came back to me in the mail today. I'm glad. Now I don't have to continue waiting impatiently for it.
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>>42086488
Looks good.
How did you end up liking the co-witness?

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Personal Protection: Cap and Ball Revolvers
Because everyone in the US can own a gun.

Also, this guys channel is pretty good.

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Le sabre.

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>>42086588
Its so pointy.

Nice score. Is it an original or a replica?

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>>42086589

Original. Though I'm not absolutely certain of the date of production it seems to be pre-WW2.

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>>42086590
>seems to be pre-WW2.
Do you say that because Germany?
Is that the country of origin or just german steel?

Also, the big question, are you getting a white or brown horse?

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>>42086594
>Do you say that because Germany?

Yes, is from Solingen Germany. Obviously they stopped producing them just prior to WW2 and ones made post-war are typically marked "West Germany." Though beyond that it's hard to say exactly when it was made. It is surplus but other than a few minor nicks and scratches it's basically new. Likely it was only ever issued-out for a ceremony or two. Technically the M1902 is only authorized for wear by officers and they're supposed to buy their own. But technically there isn't an official NCO sword/saber anymore and few officers outside of the Cavalry bother with such things so many units keep a few tucked away for weddings and the like and that's almost certainly the story of this one. It spent most of the 70-80 years sitting in an armory or supply closet, was pulled out once or twice for a changing of the guard ceremony or wedding and eventually got sold-off as surplus and then posted on Ebay where I found it.
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>>42086602
>Obviously they stopped producing them just prior to WW2 and ones made post-war are typically marked "West Germany.
Makes sense. Are they still in production as replicas?
>pulled out once or twice for a changing of the guard ceremony or wedding
I thought they got used to slay that lava dragon on top of the volcano at the end of basic training haha.

Its a really nice piece, congrats on it.

Love the comic too btw haha.

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this guy is woke af

i enjoy his youtube content

Constitutional Carry vs Control- The Winds of Freedom

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>>42086604
>Are they still in production as replicas?

They're still in production. About everyone of note makes a version.

>I thought they got used to slay that lava dragon on top of the volcano at the end of basic training haha.


That's the Marine Corp NCO saber. Although the blade on the modern ones look little different from the M1902 it was originally based on the heavier-bladed M1850 Army Foot Officer's saber. It has a leather and wire-wrapped grip and brass fittings.

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Cx4 is not a precision 100 yard gun i found out haha.
Though, could ring a 3/4 scale IPSC steel target all day. Just, like a 5 or 6 inch group. But nice thing is, i have the dot sighted for 25 and the hold at 100 is exactly the same.

Its really fun on a dueling tree at 50 though.

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Happy fun girls with guns time!

Trump did it! Anime girls are real now and they're armed! Meet the Upiupitai Ladies Survival Game Team.

https://www.upiupitai.com/

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLeux6aov8SidMv219Fiqyw

SHOT Show appearance
H&K M27米軍採用銃【SHOT SHOW】【LasVegas】(8/8)

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Some sort of kinky bondage gear...

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>>42086829
what a shiny cavalry saber

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>>42086993

Is an officer's saber. The last generation of cavalry swords(like the M1913 Patton sword) were extra-long and straight bladed so as to replace both the saber and the lance. They were long enough that they were typically hung from the saddle rather than worn on the body. The officer and NCO sabers on the other hand were sized to match the user so that when the user is in the Carry Saber(Attention) position the point of the saber is between shoulder and eye-level and when at Parade Rest the point doesn't strike the ground.

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>>42086829
that's a cool sword from the crusades.

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>>42087155

This baby can decapitate so many Mohammedans! Deus Vult!

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Found a 5.11 Mesh Concealment Vest at Goodwill yesterday for $3.99.

Also, I put an extended beavertail on my Glock 19 a couple weeks back. Wanted to see if it would improve my trigger finger placement but I'm not convinced I like it. Especially since it gets in the way of the thumbsnap on my fitted holsters.

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>>42087816
>Found a 5.11 Mesh Concealment Vest at Goodwill yesterday
Damn, your town sounds like it has some chill folks haha.

I never really cared for the glock backstraps, always seemed kind of like...
"Well... S&W is doing it so ... Idk, toss in some scrap plastic to fill out the accessories list"

They should have stuck to making curtain rods.

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>>42087820

Ya, it never ceases to amaze the things that turn up at Goodwill and Salvation Army.

My daughter did chide me for buying yet another tactical vest though.

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>>42087837
Two is one and one is none.

So 8 ought to do it.
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I'm considering buying a shotgun for shooting trap/skeet, and I'm leaning towards a semi-auto 20 gauge.

I think I'm sold on the Beretta Outlander or Benelli Montefeltro.
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>>42087962
I have had both, great guns!
I just traded the 20g montefeltro for a Cx4 storm about 2 weeks ago.
I liked the benelli more, its just an M1 super 90 with fancy wood and a "sporting" magazine tube.

20ga is harder than 12 to whack clays with, if recoil is your concern, keep in mind that #6 #7.5 and #8 shot are creampuff loads.

Pre-emptive welcome to you new addiction.
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>>42087963
>Pre-emptive welcome to you new addiction.
Bruh. One of my gal pals introduced me to shooting clay awhile ago and it's the shit. I did it with a 20 bore, so I know what to expect.

Part of my consideration for the 20 gauge is because it'll also be my "shit test" for girls.

Edit: by the way, is there any difference between the Outlander with synthetic furniture and the Outlander with wood, minus the furniture?

It seems the wood-stocked Outlander is a good 200-400 dollars more on a lot of websites.
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>>42087964
Shot gun sports are twitch shooters IRL haha.

That was what i had the 20 for too, they lady types haha but i found most could handle a semi auto 12 with no recoil sensitivity.

I'm 99% sure the only difference between the wood and the synth is the price tag. I had the wood but i scored it.

I shoot trap with an 870 20" vent rib. Im considering selling off my other benelli for a Beretta 1301 sport for skeet and sporting clays. The benelli is nice, but the barrels are expensive.

Check out Stoeger too, they are just benellies without the price tag haha.
Beretta/Benelli/Stoeger are all owned by Beretta.

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>>42087964

The wood is going to be ever so slightly heavier which may soak-up a bit of recoil, especially with heavier loads. Probably not enough to justify the extra cost though.

I could shoot magnum slugs through my old 870 all day because it weighed slightly more than a VW Beetle. My Mossberg 500 gets unpleasant rather quickly with short magnum slugs even with the Hogue stock. My Ithaca Stakeout is just unpleasant to shoot in general and my Saiga 12 is just like: "What is this recoil you speak of?"

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>>42088003
>I could shoot magnum slugs through my old 870 all day because it weighed slightly more than a VW Beetle.
This.
I wish Remington still made guns. Ill never give up my 70s wingmaster.

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>>42088003
I'm certain I'll end up getting the Outlander in synthetic now, and in 12 gauge just for its versatility. It has a shorter length of pull, which is nice because I have a short arm span.

I went to the Sportsman's Warehouse to molest that one as well as a Montefeltro.

The Montefeltro was super light in comparison to the Beretta. Probably not the best for shooting clay exclusively, but it was very nice.

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>>42088005
Awesome!
Glad you fell in love at first molest.
I dont think you will regret that choice. What was the tag on it if you dont mind me asking?

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>>42088023
The Outlander was 650; the Montefeltro, 1000. I honestly liked the Montefeltro much more, but I don't think it'll suit me as well.

I'll probably snag one up next pay period, and a machine to launch those birds.

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>>42088025
Yeah, save the 350 and buy ammo.

>>42088025
>and a machine to launch those birds.
They have many uses

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Found a London Bridge Trading Company Modular Assault Pack at Goodwill for $2.99 today. I need to find whoever keeps donating stuff like this and start intercepting them. You know, cut out the middleman.

Is in Granite grey or whatever it's called, which is a dark green/grey color. LBT does good color blending. The color seems to shift a bit depending on the light and the background. In the case of this pic it appears more green in common with my filthy carpet but might appear more grey against a cinderblock wall. Their 3-day assault pack that I got back in September is a blend of coyote tan and OD(just OD, not OD-green).

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>>42088182
Whats up with your goodwill?
All i ever find is like... Plad couches and Junco jeans.

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>>42088210

I know right? It must be something in the water.

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>>42088238
We love guns up here, but not so much the tactical bags and stuff, at least not enough to find it at goodwill on the regular haha.

Picture Prius' and Teslas with Sig and Glock stickers on them.

Heres a neat thing, one of the towns decided to declare themselves a 2nd amendment sanctuary, now 6 cities and towns are jumping on board, including mine haha. More are saying its not off the table...
Including some metro areas, and some really rich suburban spots.

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>>42088258

I like gear at least as much as I do guns, as well as knives, swords, books and well really I'm just a hoarder ultimately. I have totes and dufflebags full of uniforms and pouches and such and yet I still find excuses to acquire more.

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>>42088261
I would unpack my backpack to take a pic, but its packed haha.

So here is my 'round the house machete.

But yeah, people tend to forget that the rifle is just 1 piece of the puzzle, and arguably, not even the most important.

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>>42088267

My two favorite machetes are my Ontario 18" D-guard machete, which has a thicker carbon steel blade than most and an antique Martindale No. 648 that I got at a yard sale ages ago. I leave it on the front porch for bushwhacking about the yard.

I also have a Cold Steel Smatchet machete. I've been a big fan of Fairbairn, Sykes and Applegate for years so was quite excited when I heard Cold Steel would be making an affordable Smatchet. Is a pretty good little chopper but it's swedge makes it hazardous to use for two-handed carving tasks. My Nepalese kukri is much better in that regard. It works great as a draw-knife.

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>>42088309
I honestly dont know much about blades.
My machete is an SOG that was on sale. Im not expecting too much, but it should work for a while.
I have a gerber multitool that has been nothing but amazing for years.
Blade is starting to dull a little though.

Whats the best one?

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>>42088393

Tramontina and Martindale machetes are both quite excellent. Ontario machetes are good but they're relatively heavy and the grips are rather too smooth. Cold Steel are quite good too if a bit mall-ninja-y.

For multitools Leatherman is still the best. Gerbers were standard issue in the military but the jaws had a tendency to break. Though to be fair people don't treat issued tools as gently as they do stuff they paid for. SOG has some pretty neat looking designs but IDK how well they hold up.

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>>42088397
This lil guy has fixed cars, extracted casings, build animal traps, pruned vines, made kindling, stripped wire, de-gloved my index finger and much more, like a champ.
I would be naked without it on my belt.

I have heard that about the military issue gerbers, but at the same time, my M9 has never failed me ether haha.

Ill check out those brands of machete. The SOG seems like its just a sharpened piece of spring steel. But for 25 bucks, it'll keep the river bank tame.

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>>42088486

I've had my Leatherman Kick for about 20 years now, I've taken it everywhere including Iraq and Afghanistan. Just recently replaced it with a Leatherman Wingman because the screwdriver tips on the Kick are all worn down to nubs and the Wingman has an external locking knife blade, a file and a pocket clip which are all features I appreciate.

On the very first generation of M9's the slides had a tendency to crack at high round-counts. Now there was controversy about the adoption of the M9 because Sig P226 had beat it in every category except price(We would end up adopting the P226 as the M11 anyway) and all the boomers were salty that it was replacing their beloved 1911. So when a Navy Seal was mildly injured by the rear half of an M9 slide smacking him in the forehead during a torture test it got blown hilariously out of proportion until it sounded like that evil fascist pistol exploded like a grenade and decapitated that poor, sweet nephew of Uncle Sam and clearly we need to either go back to the M1911 or take the M11 or both or neither...

Well of course Beretta just reinforced the slides a bit and problem solved but the Beretta's reputation still followed it around for another 10 years or so. Until it was featured in a bunch of movies, TV shows and video games and people grudgingly decided it was OK after all. These days though a lot of the issue M9's are getting a little worn out. Assuming of course they issue them at all. I know in my unit trying to get them to issue pistols was like pulling teeth because some shmuck had lost one in the field at some vaguely-defined point in the past.
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>>42088511
The slides were cracking because the test ammunition they were using was +p+ sub machine gun 9mm that the gun was never designed to handle.

Beretta still fixed is with the FS, but they also won a lawsuit against the US for defamation of their product and lost revenue do to faulty testing.
Yeah, the 226 would have been just as good, but beretta offered a good parts and mags package, and we prob got to use Italian airspace for something haha.

A lot of the problems with the beretta in sevice have to do with 3rd party replacement parts like shitty checkmate mags.

All military equipment gets a bad rap, the m17 is no exception.
And to be honest, i had an m17 go down after only maybe 2000 rounds or so, so it going to be interesting.
Many p320s go down too.
But the 92 has about 20k round through it and only has needed a new extractor.
The 226 has been flawless with about the same round count.
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>>42088529

Ya, well even 9mm Nato is basically +P. The stuff for subguns has nearly as much muzzle energy as a .44 magnum out of the longer barrel.

>A lot of the problems with the beretta in sevice have to do with 3rd party replacement parts like shitty checkmate mags.


The military-issue mags weren't particularly good either. One issue I had with them is the baseplate getting bent upwards from being dropped, sometimes enough to interfere with seating. Iraqi sand would cling to the mag body if they had even the slightest hint of oil on them too. Not that Iraqi sand doesn't cling to everything mind you but they were especially troublesome. It also tended to accumulate inside the receiver of my Mossberg too and those things are a pain to field strip.

Of course the award for Grand Stupidity has to go to whoever decided to "upgrade" the M2 .50 cal to the M2A1, so instead of having to manually adjust the headspace and timing of the M2 you can just let the M2a1 batter itself into working order... or not, could go either way.

Oh, and also we had a batch of new FN M16a2's fall to pieces on us once too. I believe a pin in the burst cam was out of spec and would come loose under recoil. Of course we were switching over to M4's by that point anyway so that really didn't matter.
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>>42088534
Yeah, subgun +p+ never should have been in that gun. If anything, its amazing it still had as few malfunctions with it as it did.

Sounds like you had the checkmate mags. The finish on those allows for sand to impregnate. Armorors would buy the checkmates, instead of taking advantage of free springs and fallowers from beretta because their budget for next year is based on the spending from this year haha.
If they were grey, they werent beretta/mecgar mags.

Im honestly surprised to hear that about the FNs. Though, i dont have much experience with their burst/full fire control groups, might be shit.

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>>42088544

Yes they were the grey ones. I did have one kicking around here somewhere but I can't find it now to look up the NSN number. But yeah, they were shit.

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It's been too long since we've talked about Joerg Sprave and his YT channel. Most people know him as the German slingshot master. Since the last time I checked, he has found a loophole in German gun law that allows him to build and test legal home made airguns with his unique home brew engineering twists.

These three guns are the end results of his work on that idea.

The Deadliest Steampunk Pistol Ever?

His YT home page
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVZlxkKqlvVqzRJXhAGq42Q

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I passed a company of Strykers on I-80 this morning, I swear I could here the conspiracy theorists getting moist as I did.

Also, they were 2nd Battalion, 112th Infantry Regiment, PA National Guard out of Lewistown, Almost certainly on their way to Fort Indiantown Gap for drill.
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Winchester 1895 Russian Contract

Now that's the shit right there, nigga. MmmHmmmm.

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>>42088910
Wouldn't it be nice if there were eight million of these in various warehouses scattered around Russia, just waiting for repatriation back to the US? Just saying...

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I'm somewhere between "That's horrible!", "There's got to be an international convention banning this!" and "That is so cool!"

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/05/dod-cia-developed-flying-ginsu-missile-to-take-out-single-targets/

Non-explosive guided rocket that smashes through structures and deploys springloaded blades just before impact.

Meant to eliminate a single target without exploding crowds of bystanders.

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>>42088932

The CIA planned to assassinate Fidel Castro with an exploding cigar once. A sword missile seems quite practical in comparison.

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>>42088937
snowbell lad, you were armoured (?) infantry, what was your belt kit setup like? I'm using the issued kit we get and it's relatively alright, i'm running 2 ammo pouches each side and three water bottle/utility inbetween but i want to know your tips

bit more clarity: i use the left side ammo pouches for mags, they fit six, then around to the right i have rations and cooker, middle pouch for comms cord, weapon cleaning kit, headtorch+ batteries, and misc, then waterbottle and metal mug, right side ammo pouches i keep a flask (provided i don't need to use that pouch, i usually don't but if carry a smoke i'll daysack my flask) and grenades
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>>42088953

Are we talking alice kit here or molle kit?

One thing about mechanized infantry is that you can't have anything on the small of your back otherwise you won't be able to fit in the vehicle so no buttpacks or the like. But then since we had vehicles we didn't have to wear our existence load at all anyway, they could be stowed on the Bradley or Stryker. That being the case we mostly just carried ammo, water and a knife or multitool. We preferred to have ammo in an LBV or FLC and water in a camelbak since they fit a little more snug to the body than an alice belt with canteens which can snag on things like a turret ring.

Now if I wanted to combine fighting load and existence load and didn't have to worry about getting in and out of vehicles I would go with an alice belt. My preference is for the M1967 H-harness and the LC-2 belt with Fastex buckle. With the buckle at 12 o' clock I would put pistol mag pouches or compass/first aid pouches at 11 and 1, rifle pouches at 10 and 2 bayonet and pistol holster at 9 and 3* a dump pouch and canteen pouch at 8 and 4** and a buttpack would take up the rear. Then I would have another compass/first aid pouch on the left shoulder pad and a camelbak can be clipped to the back of the shoulder pads.

*If you don't need a holster the bayonet can go at 3 o'clock.
**If you don't have enough room on the belt these can be attached to the sides of the buttpack.

I also like to have a belt pad. Back in the day these were made from strips of the GI sleeping pad lashed to the belt with paracord but there's several companies that makes beltpads that are much nicer.
In the buttpack I would have the poncho liner, sweater or fleece, an MRE or two and maybe some other sundries. Then I would have wet weather gear lashed to the top and bottom of the buttpack.

The important things are to make sure your load is balanced, that nothing gets in the way when you kneel or go prone, that nothing rubs or chafes on the march and that everything is lashed down securely and doesn't rattle or clank.

He's my alice rig.

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>>42089011
Ah, very different kit then. I was wondering how similar it would be, this is the kit we get issued and any kit you get must be similar though you can have pouch variants so long as you're willing to buy them yourself. I think i'll take your advice on a belt pad for sure, and i'm gonna add a bungee to hold all the pouches tight together (there are hook placements on the side of each pouch i can use). Getting in and out of vehicles isn't a problem for me since i'm (((light))) infantry role so i'm not too bothered about snagging

This is what i use for fighting order, if you assume the left water bottle is a day's rations and the flask is grenades. I keep wet kit and warm kit in my rucksack alongside the items i'm subbing for grenades/rations. I think i'll preobably get a camelback too when i have the chance to go get a good one, I'm tempted to just trade my daysack i have now for a camelback brand one but they're fucking expensive as hell and i don't want to buy second hand because who knows where it's been and it'll probably break soon as i use it. The karabiner is clipped onto one of the yoke straps so i can clip my helmet to it when not in use

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>>42089102

Alice is old kit, dating from Vietnam, though some of it is still in limited use today it was already being phased-out in the early 00's.

In this pic I have my IBA vest on the left with mag mag pouches, holster and shotshell carrier. It's somewhat similar to what I used on my first deployment to Iraq. On that tour I did a lot of breaching and so carried a Mossberg 500 and an M9 with an M4 stowed in my vehicle, other breaching tools I carried were sledgehammer and halligan tool and det cord and water impulse charges when called for. On my second tour we mostly did route clearance so I just had an M4.
On the right is the R.A.C.K. Ranger Assault Carry Kit, a load-bearing vest primary meant to carry plenty of ammo and grenades. Below that is another alice belt with pistol, bayonet and dump pouch. I wouldn't need to use both the RACK and belt at once normally, they're just set together like that for the sake of compactness when I took the picture.

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>>42089102
You're in the Queens army, right? Man, I wish the allowed foreign troops to join, would have signed up after high school.

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>>42089575
Haha. That was actually pretty funny.
I kept expecting NAA minis to just pour out of his beard.

There is a Winchester 1200 and a rem 700 3006 at my LGS that are 250 and 400 respectively, both from the late 70s.
I felt my CC shed a tear.

But I think I'm going to be an adult...

and just get one or the other...
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Hey guys, I need a bit of help with something.

I am currently working on a short zombie film which involves a character who has never shot a gun before (obviously gonna be using a BB gun as this is a film). In one of the scenes, the main character is given a gun told to aim said gun at a zombie. In the next scene, the character is shaking after shooting 4 times and missing. I know nothing about guns so I don't know if this actually happens to people. All I want to know is if it's considered dangerous for someone else to stop the shaking by also holding the gun with said person who has never held a gun in their life

sorry if this sounds absolutely fucking stupid by the way

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>>42089765
>All I want to know is if it's considered dangerous for someone else to stop the shaking by also holding the gun with said person who has never held a gun in their life

You mean like stepping in behind them and gripping their hand with yours? That's not exceptionally dangerous but it's probably not really going to help them hit anything either.

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Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters.
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/texas-senate-approves-bill-allowing-texans-to-carry-guns-for-week-after-natural-disasters-report

>The bill has to be accepted by the House and will then be sent to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk, The Texas Tribune reported. The bill would take effect in September 2019.

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>>42090097
That got introduced here too.
Basically whenever a state of emergency was declared it granted permitless carry.
Didn't really go anywhere though, was more of a stalemate bill than anything I think.

>Killed a Glock. About 500k rounds.

Weird place to crack if you ask me.

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>>42090098

Nah, that's about where the rail would be when the barrel locks/unlocks. There's probably a fair amount of torsion on that spot.
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>>42090098
The upside is that replacing the slide on a Glock is as simple as possible given the number of aftermarket parts producers. Better to replace a fractured slide than a fractured lower or shattered barrel.

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This article is a must read.

I considered starting a thread about it, but I'm about to go to work.
https://opensourcedefense.org/blog/gun-rights-are-winning-and-nobody-has-realized-it

It's what I been sayin' yo.

One thing I want to note though is my state is shall issue, not may issue. But, it confusing because there are 2 laws, one is may and one is shall.
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>>42090302
its nice to see some good news

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Nothing I love more than waiting for orders to ship...

Ship already damn it!

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>turn up to squadron in civvies to tip my hat after course and before i go on leave
>oh yeah lmao you've changed squadron entirely while you were away, we sent you an email about it
>spend an hour traipsing around new squadron hq introducing myself unshaven and in shorts to my sqn 2ic and new troop commander
fun
>>42089103
i get this is like twenty days later (i finished my course friday) but i seriously rate that right setup, that honestly looks so functional and easy to use over what I have atm

We're SUPPOSED to be getting VIRTUS body armour, which is similar to that setup (pic rel) but it's priority for troops at readiness/on ops, so i get stuck with old shit kit. I'd still personally have pouches on my belt though for storing oddjobs and if there's a GPMG with you i'd have to have a pouch to carry some link for easy access
>>42089135
yeah dude, i've been in 3 1/2 years now.

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>>42090485

Just prior to ETSing I was issued an IOTV, the Improved Outer Tactical Vest which was side-opening, had a quick release harness and was a bit more comfortable compared to the OTV/IBA. At the time only high-speed units were getting them, though by now every unit that might possibly need them should have them.

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Big Iron.

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Tested to make sure my machete still had a good edge haha.

Yup, still pretty good.

Warning: blood
(Not that bad though)

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>>42090690
Lets have a chat about your technique later.

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>>42090690
The cut at the top looks like it went pretty deep. What happened?

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I also found an antique Castello model 111 French foil at an antique shop yesterday. There's a slight bend in the foible and the rubber ferrule on the tip is cracked but it's still perfectly serviceable for practice.

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>>42090692
As demonstrated in this picture of my non knife holding hand, I'm not to be trusted with sharp things.

But I was threshing grass and I just got careless.

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>>42090704

Might I recommend some butcher's gloves?

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>>42090705
You wouldn't be the first.
Honestly, I sent that pic to a few friends and they were like "yeah, we figured when you bought it was only a matter of time."

I have extremely safe gun handling habits, but with a knife I'm a terror haha.
A few of those scars were just from me going "it can't be that sharp" and just like, chopping my hand.

Moral of the story, don't hand me one of your swords, unless you point me towards the enemy first.
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>>42090707

I can't come down on you too hard, my hands are at least as bad. Presently my palms are a mess because i got blisters from saber practice and then picked the blisters open(I also chew my fingernails).

I worked in a slaughterhouse for a season as a teenager and a good pair of butcher's gloves are probably the only reason I still have all my fingertips.

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>>42090710
Scars are just how we recorded story's before the invention of sound media.

My scars always heal though, IV had some nasy ones that are gone today. Takes years but they do. I'm like a salamander.

How was working in a slaughter house? Was it a slaughter house or a butchers shop?

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>>42090711
>Was it a slaughter house or a butchers shop?

Yes! It was a full meat processing plant. Steers went in one side and frozen steaks came out the other. I mostly worked the butcher's floor, carving the flanks off the sides of beef. Back in the day that was the job that every teen around here did for at least a season. That plant closed at some point in the last 15 or 20 years, I remember seeing pictures of the interior on an Urbex site after it had been closed for a few years. It wasn't a bad job. Just tedious and repetitive. There's where I gained a distaste for stainless steel blades that continues to this day.

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>>42090712
Sounds like a pretty good job, though I hear that the actual floor kid of ruins people if they work it too long.

>an Urbex site

What's that?

>distaste for stainless steel blades

Why?

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>>42090723

Urban exploring. You know, where people sneak into abandoned buildings and take a bunch of creepy pictures.

99% of stainless knives dull way too quickly and even the good stuff is merely on-par with common carbon steel. It's only real advantage is that it won't rust to hell if left in a sink.

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Aww yis! Now I am properly equipped to have people hit me with hard metal objects. I need only collect some people who are willing to do so. Shouldn't be too hard, people like that sort of thing right?

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>>42090741
>grabs Schwerer Gustav...

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>>42090746

You'll do, get in the sack.

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>>42090728
I still wanna go urban exploring someday.

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>>42090771

Be sure to include a rogue and a cleric in your party.

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I don't follow the gun news as closely as I used to due to boredom. Thus, I missed the formal introduction of this back in February. Glock has finally stepped out of their action design model and built a gun specific for German police needs. Unless I'm wrong, this is the first Glock with a manual frame safety and a rotating barrel action.

Behold, the Model 46 9mm for the German market for now.

https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2019/02/05/exclusive-photos-new-glock-46/

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Holster for the big iron.

>>42090875

Not sure if want...

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>>42090942
I know that mixed feeling. How I wish Beretta would build a Px4 Storm SD Type F in 10mm! I rented the .45ACP Type F at a range and shot the shit out of it. Felt lighter in recoil than most 9mm I've shot and fit my hand perfectly. Pity they only sell 10 round mags for it, a drastic disadvantage in capacity.

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>>42090955

Personally I've always felt .45 was well, perhaps not lighter recoiling but more of a roll than a snap. About the only the .45 I've ever shot that I didn't care for was an XD. I don't think my G20 is any worse than my G19 unless I'm shooting hot loads like Double Tap or Buffalo Bore which I don't do very often anyway.

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Best Beretta coming through

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>>42090993
That's not a Langdon Tactical tho.

Also, my town just unanimously voted to become a 2a sanctuary, which means they will not enforce any gun laws that aren't already on the books, fed or state.
Which makes my town the most free place you could possibly live in the US atm I think.
So, if your are a transexual immigrent who likes weed, wants to own an AR15, and might need an abortion someday, I think there are some places for rent haha.

Also, fun fact, turns out chewy is pretty damn good at whacking steel @100 yards with an AR. A natural.
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Mk17 took me to a range yesterday. My first time ever even holding guns, let alone shooting them. Had a good time. Pic related (wearing a Death Grips shirt, of course)
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>>42091025
Hey, did you forget your magazine there bud lul

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>>42091026
I think that picture was one of the ones where I was getting used to holding it/looking down the sight lol. It felt really awkward at first and Mk17 had to show me multiple times how to do it right. I did actually shoot it a few times though, and even hit the target :p
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>>42091026
It's a 10 rounder.
Not because of any law, but because it's easier on the bench haha.

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>>42091032
oh wait so was that one of me actually firing?

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>>42091033
I think so, yeah.

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>>42091033
Here is one I forgot btw.

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>>42091035
Ah, cool.
>>42091036
Actually you did give me that one already lol

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>>42091038
Really? It wasn't in the folder I use to edit pics.
It might have been a similar angle one haha.

Idk, I took a lot haha.

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>>42091032

I too have a single 10 round mag specifically for bench shooting.

>>42091025

Nice. You are surprisingly average looking.

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>>42091025
>>42091036
look at him go!

i am really happy to see this

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>>42091025

Good shit.

>>42091015

Is that your Bushmaster AR?

This is my latest build (though it now has a DD A1.5 rear sight on it instead of the magpul pros).
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Oh, I also did this.

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>>42091057
I almost exclusively have 20 rounders which also work, but the 10 just happen to be in the backpack at the time.
>>42091083
Yeah, its the bushmaster.
Light weight, i like it.
How did you get those 45 rails on the handguard?
>>42091084
Hey lil fella.
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>>42091085

The barrel is actually pretty heavy duty.

The top rail is actually a tri-rail, the bottom one is just a strip. Both are connected with t-nuts like you use for M-Lok rails. It's nice and tight.

The Canadians do something similar on their C8s and I was inspired by it.
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>>42091086
Oh, i see now.
Yeah thats a stiff barrel, should prob get some nice cool accuracy out of it. I like pencils because i end up carrying them alot haha.

Tri rail makes sense. I cant really add much to mine because the gas tube gets in the way, its the low profile handguard, but i dont want to switch it out because its comfy.
I might get one of those rails that attach to the gas block.

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>>42091087

Yeah once I got it sighted in this thing was balls accurate. It's really not heavy as is considering the profile either. I'm even thinking of throwing a DD Omega on it.

Mine's also the low profile handguard and it still fits no problem. This tri-rail is designed with that in mind. If I could have found one of the proper canuck gas block rails I would have used it but they're nowhere to be found.
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>>42091088
Cool, I mean, its just unmilled, its not that much heavier, just after walking for a few hours with it can be a pain haha.

Who makes the tri rail?

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>>42091096

CAA.

>after walking for a few hours with it can be a pain


If some Canadians can do it, I can do it.

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>>42091104
That's true, a Norinco m1a is a ton heavier than the heaviest of heavy barreled ARs.
I know you meant the military, but I'm not in one of those, I just war against coyotes and squirrels haha.

I'll check out that rail, I need a flashlight saddle.

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No opinions on my town being a 2nd amendment sanctuary?
I'm a little surprised tbh haha.

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>>42091183
It's crazy because I've learned from you now that my whole state is a second amendment nightmare.

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>>42091183
honestly didnt know thats a thing in your state

only thing i heard is sheriffs is refusing to enforce unconstitutional laws

they're awesome and i support them!

>>42091184
it is, glad you realize that my dude
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>>42091184
Oy, got yer freedom loicence?
Haha. Honestly, i like mass, but their laws in that area are pretty freaking spooky. Too many ways to accidentally end up in a cage.

>>42091185
>only thing i heard is sheriffs is refusing to enforce unconstitutional laws
I'm not exactly sure what you are talking about there.
But yeah, a bunch of cities and towns are doing it, we are up to about 5 or 6 now with more having it on the docket for their upcoming city/town meetings.
Some pretty major urban centers too.

But, my town is now offically one, which means, i can at least rest easy that no matter what my crazy-ass governor tries to do, at least my yard is safe haha.
At least from the town police.

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>>42091186
>I'm not exactly sure what you are talking about there.
one of those states in the northwest or something

i cant keep track

>But yeah, a bunch of cities and towns are doing it, we are up to about 5 or 6 now with more having it on the docket for their upcoming city/town meetings.

Some pretty major urban centers too.
good

>But, my town is now offically one, which means, i can at least rest easy that no matter what my crazy-ass governor tries to do, at least my yard is safe haha.

At least from the town police.
good

but i am still pissed at what i heard of what happend to a KA man

federal supremacy took over at that point

not cool

complete violation of amendment 10

https://bearingarms.com/tom-k/2019/06/11/scotus-rejects-kansas-suppressor-case/

i wish the NFA would go away

putting innocent people away for bullshit law

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>>42091187
Yeah, states should decided those kinds of laws for themselves.

Kansas is "KS" btw.

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>>42091188
ah, my bad

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>>42091183

Here in PA everybody owns guns and nobody cares. There might be someone who thinks they don't have any, but that's just because they haven't actually checked.

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>>42091183

It's a good thing. I don't think that's something I need to say.

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Time for some big guns.

The 2018 Tankfest in 4K. A very impressive range of military vehicles in running condition!
TANKFEST 2018 4K

A King Tiger at the Miltrack 2018 gathering.
King tiger at Militracks 2018 - " 24 minutes of action you don't want to miss "

A Soviet IS-3 Heavy Tank in running condition, saved from a museum.
IS-3 Soviet Heavy Tank (4K)

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So, its kinda stupid... but the other day at the range we started making Eugene Stoner jokes... like, if he was really a stoner haha.

Like..
Hey maaan... dude, the hand-guard should like, be a triangle because like, thats how hands are.

Duuude... lets tell everyone these things are self cleaning haha... Their faces will be sooo funny!

You know what this needs man? Like, a handle on top... so like, if you want to carry it like a briefcase

Aww man, we should make it so if you put it down on the left side, the bolt closes, everyone will be like WHOAAA! hahaha

We thought it was pretty funny... feel free to add your own.
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Got a Bulgarian Makarov, just put 100 rounds through, now it's cleaning time.

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>>42091386

Tonk is best.

>>42091598

Good... Don't forget a Wolff 19 or 21 pound recoil spring.

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>>42091610

I was thinking the 19.

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>>42091623

I've found the 21# works fine in both the x18's that I have. The .380 I had before took a 19# though. I like the 109gr. Wolf ammo and that's pretty snappy even with the 21# but even 92gr stuff has worked fine.

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Some interesting research into very early artillery:
Time Team Special 41 (2011) - Wars of the Roses (Bosworth, Leicestershire)

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>>42091666
That helicopter is carrying one huge cat.

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guns r 4 fags
get a real hobby
lmao
v-i-r-g-i-n-s

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>>42091761
Why are you so obsessed with Fags Son?

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>>42091761
My hobby is chatting shit about people on the internet

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>>42091761
If guns are for fags then I bet you have a gazillion guns

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>>42091761

Am not virgin I has spawned teh offspring.

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So I've had the CS Napoleon saber for almost a week now and it has been a righteous pain in the forearms let me tell you. It is quite a heavy thing, though still a few ounces lighter than their 1860 heavy cavalry saber. My biggest gripe is with the hilt, it is just a bit too short and a bit too fat. Not enough to be unusable, just enough to be annoying. In order to get a proper saber grip with my thumb on the backstrap I have to hold it it so that the pommel is pocketed in the butt of my palm, my pinkie finger is against the bottom of the knuckle guard and the tip of my thumb is against the quillion. In other words there's too many friction points. Now that's not that big a deal because it's really not recommended to use a saber grip with a heavy saber as said grip just isn't strong enough to reliably maintain control when parrying another heavy saber. The hilt is comfortable enough in the 3/4 thumb-over grip but even my rather long index fingers don't encircle the widest portion of the hilt quite as much as I would like. It would work quite in the fist grip except that the little brass nodules(I don't know what these are called but they're roughly equivalent to the menuki on a katana), while they do aid in gripping the thing they can also begin to rub after a while.

All that said, a cavalry saber is never going to be as light and wieldy as a dueling saber. Because cavalry sabers have to be stout enough to survive hitting things from the back of a galloping horse, which may include hitting another saber being swung from another galloping horse going the other way. That sort of heavy-duty construction adds considerable weight. The hilt could be better but being a reproduction of a historic design I can't complain too much about it and it's not so bad that I can't adapt to it. It's heft does inspire confidence though and it does come with the foible sharpened which is nice.

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>>42091955
Do more forearm and wrist exercise?

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whats the average price for a glock 19?

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>>42092058

$450-600

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>>42092058
>>42092062
MSRP on the G5 dropped to 539 so we've been selling used G4s for 425 and G3s for 375.

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>>42092062
>>42092063
ah, just curious!

here's a glock 22 trade in for roughly that same price range

https://www.classicfirearms.com/glock-22-le-used-w-1-mag-night-sights-gen-3/

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>>42092064
.40sw is 'spencive.

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>>42092068
So is 9mm +p, or any quality home defense round. You can get some FMJ .40 S&W for less than 9mm if you watch for sales.

It's when you jump to 10mm or magnums that you see insane prices. I gladly pay $1 a round for Critical Duty or $17 plus tax for 20 rounds of SIG Elite V-Crown for my .40. Have yet to see the loose bullet problem with any box of SIG ammo. Not saying it doesn't happen anymore. Just that I'm not seeing it.

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>>42092063
>>42092064

Yeah I wasn't far off.

Don't go .40, it's gay.

Do you really want a Glock?

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>>42092146
im just asking questions

hopefully some day ill be able to afford one

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>>42092053

Well yes but It's not so much a matter of strength as just acclimating yourself to the heft of the given sword. You do of course get stronger doing that, but it's more a matter of conditioning than raw strength. One of my favorite pieces of workout equipment is a piece of 1.25" stainless steel rod stock which is somewhere around 40" long and somewhere between 7 and 8 pounds. About the same weight as an M16a4. I use it for exercise by doing rifle calisthenics or by swinging it like a longsword. Is a bit much to try and swing one-handed though.

>>42092149

Unless you already have the tools and such an 80% build is going to be more expensive. A Glock lower isn't as bad as an AR but still.

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>>42092153

Who doesn't have a drill?

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>>42092156
Corncobs.

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>>42092113
SIG ammo, I would not recommend.

.40sw is almost always 3-5 bucks more than the equivalent 9 per box, but yeah you can get it on sale.
For hollow points and HD, they all cost about the same anyway.

>>42092146
Glocks are like Honda Civics. Nothing special, you're never going to brag about it and only nerds soup them up.
But, it starts up and gets you to work everyday with minimal maintenance.
Everyone should have a Glock 19. Like a 1022 and an AR.
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>>42092186

I hate Glock ergos too much to have one.

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>>42092191

Glock ergos are such that you either love them or hate them. Personally I prefer a more angled backstrap. Back when point shooting was a thing a more acutely angled grip was believed to make the pistol "point" better, where a more vertical grip was believed to cause the muzzle to drop when thrusting the pistol forward from the high ready position. This was the reason for the hump in the mainspring housing on the 1911A1. But then Fairbairn, Applegate and their colleagues changed the stance to the low ready keeping the elbow and wrist stiff and bringing the pistol up into the line of sight by swinging up from the shoulder which negated the muzzle dip issue.

In terms of grip angle Glock roughly splits the difference between the 1911 and the Luger. The 1911a1 being ~105 degrees, Glock being 112 and the Luger being 124.

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>>42092186
>only nerds soup them up
So Honda is a bunch of nerds for making the Type R?

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here's a video which features a historian (maybe lol) and is a expert on the 2nd amendment

this guy pretty much proves the people who try to misinterpret this amendment wrong

example "hurr durr it was meant for the militia so therefor it is not an individual right"

"whatever the government had, you could have" he stated

people owned canons back then

pretty much you can use whatever to defend yourself

The Second Amendment: American Masterclass with Historian David Barton | Louder With Crowder

yes, i know it's crowder who hosts it, but this is about history
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>>42092350
I mean the Type R Civic is pretty damned awesome.

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Behold! Eight and a half pounds of lead. Or in other words roughly one-eighth of what's needed to kill a Scorchbeast in Fallout 76(about half my playtime there is spent farming lead).

Should be enough to keep my boomsticks fed for a day or two.

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>>42092813
How many aqueducts did you need to get that?

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>>42092841
That said, you may be more of a "I'll evaporate it out of some of this ancient Roman wine that killed people" kinda guy.

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>>42092842

That wasn't really wine. Rather they dissolved lead into strongly acidic vinegar thereby creating a sweet and highly toxic beverage.

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>>42092855
It was wine at some point!

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>>42092856

I suppose, technically.

Anyway a half pound ingot makes ~25 .454 caliber balls.

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So today my daughter and I were shooting the .44, I was kneeling beside her helping her support the thing and after she fired I felt something bounce off my thigh. I knew at once it was a rebounding fragment but I was confused because we were using a big upright pine log for a target and that's not the sort of thing to cause that. So after we were done I went and checked the log and it turns out she managed to hit one of the balls I had fired earlier and that's what had caused the rebound. (That's the fragment on the right, unfired ball on the left for comparison.)
Wasn't able to find the fragment that hit me though. But I thought that was neat.

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Observe: When I cast the ball on the left the mold was too cool so the lead set prematurely causing the lines you see in the ball. This can affect accuracy. The ball on the right was cast when the mold was properly hot so it's nice and smooth.
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Should i trade my flat top 10" upper for one with a fixed front sight?

It has a carry handle with it thats removable, but i feel like irons with night sites are better than the flip ups i have on it now, and since a 10" is kind of just a quick and dirty rather than a precision tool, i feel like the flat top and quad rail isnt exactly necessary.

Would make a good replacement truck rifle for coyote control.

Now tell me why i shouldnt.
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>>42093044

fixed iron sights is best.

But then I'm slowly becoming a fudd so what do I know?

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>>42093049
I agree.

Ill miss the quad rail... but all i need is a little section to put a flashlight on anyway.

I think im losing out on the deal, because i would be giving a free floated fluted upper for a just... regular one. But when opportunity knocks...
I'm giving it a week, if its still at the store on sat, ill swap them around and see what i like. It would help his sell to some turbo kid too.

I feel like the fudds of our generation will be at least... willing to look at new things? haha. But you cant argue with what works.

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>>42093044
gonna be a lackluster answer from me

buuuut

whatever is most comfortable for you

>>42093049
you know you're a fudd if the mini 14 is too much for you

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>>42093050

As it happens I just decided on a whim to remove the RAS from my A4-gery and going back to the round plastic handguard with a far-forward rail section but then after removing the RAS and fighting to get the handguard on for a minute I decided the weight difference wasn't worth the effort and put the RAS back on and settled for just removing the flashlight and other extraneous bitz(which I will probably put back on in a week or two).

>>42093052

I was always more of an AK guy myself.

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>>42093052
It would be replacing the one you shot.
Which, btw, i lengthened the not-a-stock on so that its a bit more comfortable.

I think i would rather have the iron sights tbh.
Plus it would be a ton more "heat" of me to have it that way haha.

>>42093054
I like the plastic handguards tbh. I always feel bad putting a quad rail on them. Plus, heat shields are nice.
I like the thiny thin ones, but this one comes with a one of the newer bulkier ones.
Magpul stuff looks like doodoo.

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>>42093054
i always thought you preferred the AR to the AK

well at the very least i know you own plenty of slavshit

>>42093056
oh you're talking about that one

i liked the sight you had on it personally

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>>42093057
That sight is now on my "14" inch upper, pictured here with a chewy attached to it.
The 10" just has a set of poopie flip ups.

>>42093054
Do you really like the AK better? Not criticizing, but why?

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>>42093063

I didn't say I liked it better. I just have more AK-type guns then I do AR's. Of course I bought a lot of my guns when slavshit was at it's peak in terms of cheapness and availability so that should be taken into account.
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>>42093064
I worked in the gun industry for over a decade and I've never owned even just 1 Russian type.
No AK
No Mak
No Tok
No anything.

Though, I did almost buy a Maddi once. I would if I saw another one and I had money to burn. It's the only one I want haha.
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>>42093063
ah gotcha

>>42093065
>Maddi
why egyptian? i know i likely asked you this before

but polish AK's look identical to soviet builds and function just as well

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>>42093065

In terms of strictly Russian guns I've had two Makarovs(one in .380, one in 9x18), two Saigas(one in 12 guage, one in .308), one Nagant revolver and three Mosin-Nagants(a 91-30, an M38 and an M44.

I also have an E. German Makarov, three WASR-10's, a Polish P-64 and probably a couple other things I can't recall ATM.

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>>42093071
how much do WASR-10's go for these days?

they used to be in the 500 range

ive lost track

AK's got hit in the face with supply and demand
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>>42093072

Well they're still around $500 here. Back when I was buying them they were closer to $300-$350. One of the ones I bought was a single-stack model imported during the federal AWB which I got for ~$250, converted to double-stack and then sold for a small profit.

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>>42093071
Ah, i guess i have had a Mosin come to think of it.

For $60 bucks, why not?
I think i sold it for like $400... people are dumb.

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>>42093073
seems roughly the same then

thank you

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>>42093072
>>42093073
I usually only see them around the 700 dollar range. However, it seems lately like people have been dumping M10s for 500-600.

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>>42093074

I've also have the AES-10 posted above and had a Hakim, though that's not slavshit.

>>42093075

Well that's here in central PA. A lot of things tend to be a bit cheaper here than average.

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>>42093098
I keep looking at a Hakim at the store, but, I feel like I'll just lose a finger if I buy it.
That action is too intense haha. Makes the garand look like a love tap.

Did you shoot it much? It 8mm right?
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>>42093099

The action is pretty intense, though it's not so much the reciprocation that's the problem as the gas that blasts in your face. Safety glasses are a must. I shot it a fair amount, I still have a bunch of old Yugo surplus 8mm laying around, it was pretty accurate and the recoil was fairly light, of course it is a fecking huge gun.

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>>42093108
Yeah the thing weighs about 40lbs, so I imagine the recoil would be fairly soft haha. The bolt isn't very massive ether, it's just a mouse trap.

I always tell people you can tell it's an Egyptian gun because the receiver is a pyramid haha.

I think I have some 8mm kicking around, maybe I'll take it out to the range and see what it does.
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>>42093044

Post upper

>>42093072

At this point the AK market is such ass that it's not worth getting into unless you want to grab something special.

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>>42093245
Which one?
The fixed post one is just a plain Jane palmetto affair, and the one I have now is this:
https://www.cbcindustries.com/products/ar-15-upper-assembly-10-5-223-5-56-1-7-9-hera-arms-irs-unmarked-ar-15-handguard-rail/

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https://www.k-var.com/cent-arms-rh10-ak47-762x39-30rd-wood

For a few months, I've had my eyes on one of these. The furniture is bad, though.

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A or B?

Edit:
The fixed post upper is an Aero btw.
Also just comparing uppers.
Both are 10.5
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>>42093286
B. And then ductape a maglite to it and mount an aimpoint to your carrying handle, and it's all good.

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>>42093286

Carry handle is best.

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The gangs all here.

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Have we done this yet?
I didnt make the list of manufacturers haha.
https://tiermaker.com/create/firearms-manufacturers-79789

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Time for some fresh Luger porn as served up by Gun Jesus. He visited the fellow who custom builds new Lugers and reviewed a 1 of 100 Abercrombie & Fitch contract Luger built with Swiss target barrels. The story behind this run of pistols is very unique and well worth watching. As Bill Cosby used to say "If you're not careful you just might learn something."

Abercrombie & Fitch Luger

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>>42093372
People forget, or never knew, that abercrombie use to be an actual outfitter before devolving into the creepy outlet at the mall.

I have a .410 SxS Antonio Zoli Abercrombie at my shop, that the person consigning it wants way too much for.
The stock has been cut down, which is a shame, but they at least did a nice job of it.

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>>42093373

That's the common life cycle of an outfitter. They start out producing/selling small batches of high-quality goods for high prices, when they reach a certain point of success they reduce quality, increase quantity and branch out into mass-market crap. If they entirely throw away their exclusive image they devolve into just another shop at the mall, a shadow of their former selves.

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>>42093377
>If they entirely throw away their exclusive image they devolve into just another shop at the mall, a shadow of their former selves.

>Coleman

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>>42093381

Indeed. Woolrich is desperately clinging on to exclusivity(and the higher prices that come with it) despite all their stuff being made in Vietnam or Bangladesh or whatever now.

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If anything is killing off brick and mortar retailing, it's Amazon. Just last week I had to order parts for my car and Amazon's suppliers shipped free in 4 days for half the price local car part shops offered. If you shop enough and pay for Prime shipping, that can be worth the yearly price for membership. Retail is hard pressed to compete no matter what corners they cut or who they get their items from.

Now if only we could make it legal for Amazon to sell and ship guns directly...

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I swapped the handguards.

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Ever get the urge to buy a big industrial magnet and go fishing with it? You never know what you might find...

https://www.yahoo.com/news/man-pulls-uzi-submachine-gun-083103844.html

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>>42093398
That looks good.
Stock handguards are coming back into Vogue haha.
I like them better tbh. They just work.

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>>42093455

Ya, and while the RAS doesn't feel much heavier than the round handguard on it's own it is enough to make a noticeable difference in balance of the rifle.
I am kinda tempted to get an A2 upper but I know if I do then I'll have to build a whole new rifle for it, get more ammo and mags to feed it, probably find an Aimpoint for the A4 and so on and so on...

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Yesterday I found an M1951 fishtail parka at Goodwill for $7.50. The liner is kinda ratty but the coat and hood are in very good condition.

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>>42093455
>>42093485

I ditched my RAS as well. Just got a tri-rail to put on my A2 handguards for mounting a flashlight. Weighs much less.

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>>42093485
Yeah, thats the challenge of building a new gizmo... The addons haha.
Ive been good at just doing uppers though.
I love my free float 20" but im thinking about doing an A2.
I also need more flat tops for my SCR.... It never ends.
Sorry for the delay btw.

>>42093651
Your goodwills are so BA

>>42093698
As in ditched a RAS47?
The plastic handguards are cheap, classic, heat shielded and work.
If stoner wanted aluminum quad rails, god would have told him to do it from the begining :P

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>>42093776

I think it's a sign I live in a high-level area. Also is an M65 parka, not a 51. They're pretty much identical except the 51 has a smaller built-in hood like the desert night camo parka which uses the same cut. The M65 only has the button-on hood. Originally both parkas had an alpaca wool liner but that was later replaced with a synthetic pile liner which is what this one has. The nylon liners for the M65 field jacket and night camo parka will also fit.

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The following news is /k/ enough to warrant posting it here instead of starting a separate thread.

Three days ago, Ian of Forgotten Weapons chose to stick his foot into the YouTube wars. He announced that he's working with Jörg Sprave of The Slingshot Channel in organizing a legal push against YouTube's policy of refusing to provide formal published rules for creating content. This can be done in the EU due to their legal situation over there.

Jörg Sprave is more than a backyard engineer. He's formed a YouTube creators union in Germany and has found a legal partner with deep pockets who earnestly desire to make YT be the partner they claim to be with creators.

My gut instinct is that this won't turn out well for content creators no matter how many law firms the Germans can organize. It may also be the end of Forgotten Weapons and The Slingshot Channel on YT. Ian has quietly suggested he's already organizing a move away from hosting his work on YT but is being very low key to keep from pissing away what little good will he still has with Alphabet.

Godspeed to Ian and Jörg!

Monetization and the YouTubers Union
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>>42093856

Youtube seems bound and determined to drive everybody off to greener pastures.

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might interest some of you, doing a ceremonial thing at my cousin's wedding next week with swords so here's a genuine in-service army officer's sword

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>>42093944

Neat! Here's mine.

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>>42093946
they're cool af bro

i wouldn't get one because i'm no officer but damn it's sick

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>>42093947

Swords are fun. Mine is also an officer's sword. There is also an NCO's sword but the officer's model is far more common. Here in the US Marines and Cavalry units are pretty much the only ones who bother with swords at all and of course Cav also do the stetsons, spurs, scarfs etc. Which I find amusing because, due to what amounts to military gerrymandering my unit would switch between being classed as Mechanized Infantry who have a fierce disdain for such accessorizing and Cav who embrace it and that along with all the organizational changes that come with it never failed to offend the saltier NCO's.

The most recent occurrence of this change also saw my unit, part of the Pennsylvania National Guard made part of 3rd Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment Tennessee National Guard. Which pissed-off a lot people because not only did it require a reclass and reorganization but also required changing unit patches from the PANG's keystone insignia to... Whatever the 278th's unit insignia is meant to be.

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>>42093846
You could have called it a 2f996 parka and i would have just taken your word for it haha.
Here is mostly folks with "high end" rifles, flavor of the month stuff, and no other gear.
Army navy stores are all around though, i should stop in one soon.

>>42093856
The Inrange crew has been pretty outspoken about this stuff for the past year or so. Iirc none of their videos are monetized and they rely souly on patreon. Not sure about FW though.
Who knows, maybe some good will come of it.
Taofledermaus have been making vids about this issue too.

>>42093954
Tactical practical.

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>>42093776

M5 RAS quad rail

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>>42094001
>Not sure about FW though.
Ian stated he's not relying on YT monitazaion. I think he said he's using Patreon as well in the linked video and doing well enough to have bought a new home. Like most other content creators, he's come to the end of the road with playing games with YT and just wants them to play fair by publishing the rules creators need to abide by.

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>>42094001

I like to be specific. The detachable hood will also mount on an M65 field jacket.

Also I got a Cold Steel 1917 frontier Bowie. Is hueg. Matches well with my fudd guns.

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I think my next purchase is going to be a Uberti Whitneyville Dragoon.

And totally not because I just reread Blood Meridian again. Nope, totally not.

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This isnt a meme.
This is actually a TALO exclusive Glock.

I... Dont... Even...

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Talk me out of buying a Remington 1858 and getting into BP shooting
I want to get into BP but my next purchase should be a .22 rifle
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>>42094423

Do it faggot. BP might not be very high-speed but it really puts the fundamentals and evolution of firearms into perspective.

Also get a melting pot and molds and cast your own balls too.

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>>42094607
The history is what makes me interested in BP, there is also a lot of tinkering involved which makes it even better
However, the .22 is a must have in any hunting focused arsenal since there are some situations where a shotgun is too powerful or loud
Plus i'd get some experience on rifles so the transition to large caliber rifles isn't that bad if i decide to join the deer/moose section of the hunting club

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>>42094866

Yes indeed, I got my 1858 due to my love of Civil War Cavalry. My favorite .22 is my Winchester 94/22, is lever action, shoots .22 short, long and long rifle, is very accurate and is a takedown. Unfortunately they've been out of production for a good while, I believe Ithaca and Henry make similar guns though.

Of course there's also the Ruger 10/22, the Remington 597 and Savage makes some excellent bolt-actions as well.

Oh, and if you want a BP gun with a stock there is a cattleman's carbine version of the Remington 1858. That would be adequate for hunting too.

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>>42094867
A lever action .22 would be pretty cool, sadly they are few and far between around here because bolt actions are the thing in .22's around here, so most likely i'll be getting a TOZ or a Sako
A semi would be more functional but it's gotten harder to get a license for a semi thanks to the EU

>cattleman's carbine

I actually saw one of those for sale, but isn't there a risk of loosing some fingers with those?

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>>42094885

You do want to keep your fingers behind the cylinder face. A teacup grip is ideal.

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>>42094938
So i would be better off with a normal revolver or a full size cap musket?

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So after casting another 100 or so .454 balls yesterday and looking at all the lead I still have I had the thought that I'm gonna need more BP guns to shoot it all. It was about then I remembered a Traditions .45 Pioneer Pistol kit I got about a decade or so ago that I never finished because it required more hand-fitting than I felt comfortable trying to tackle back then. The sight dovetails were too shallow and narrow, the sights were made of some mystery metal that were marred more by my brass punch than vise versa, the hammer was canted and so wouldn't strike the cap true and the trigger bar would slip off the sear and jam the whole thing up. This kit seems to be long out of production now and can't say I'm terribly surprised. I got it on clearance at my LGS for about $50.

Well I dug it up and am now working on getting it working. I put the files to the sights and dovetails and got them installed successfully, I blued the barrel and applied linseed oil to the stock, once the stock is dry I'll work on the lock fitment and if that is successful I might even have a go at shooting it. It does seem to use a larger percussion cap than the 1858 though so I'm gonna have to track those down.

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>>42095034
Exciting, looking forward to hearing it shoots well.

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>>42095033

Probably.

So I dug up a big box of assorted shotgun shells That were given to me years back, they had gone through a flood and were all corroded so I cut them open harvested the shot and cast another 5 pounds of lead from them so now I have ~14.5 pounds in ingots. I think I'm going to get 00 buckshot and 12G slug molds too.

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Here's the Pioneer Pistol assembled. I'm really pleased with how the finish turned out. I had stained the stock back when I first got and the linseed oil really darkened it up. I might wait a week or two polish it up with some 600 grit sandpaper and then apply another coat of oil.

The barrel is pretty nice too, it had some surface rust on it and rather than remove it completely I just put the wire brush wheel to it and then dabbed it with cold blue solution thus giving a faux antiqued patina. I think I have the sear and trigger bar squared away so all that's left is to get the hammer straightened out.

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So I went to the funshop in search of muzzle loading supplies and came home with two boxes of 5.56mm blanks.

This is my attention span at work.

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I bought a POF MP5K clone and the A3 style brace by SB tactical.

They will come by mail soon.

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>>42095515

Those things always fall into the uncanny valley for me. There's just something off about the dimensions.

Also I got the Pioneer Pistol ready to fire. I had to inlet the stock a fair bit under the barrel tang to get the hammer to strike the nipple true. I also polished the sear and trigger bar. Gonna go shoot it later if the weather holds.
I was originally motivated to get it put together because of the dearth of lead I've accumulated for my .44, well it turns out the pioneer pistol, a .45, takes a .440 ball while my Remington .44 uses a .454 this is of course because the muzzleloader requires the balls to be patched while the balls for the revolver are pressed directly into the cylinder. So I got a box of Hornady .440 and will be ordering a mold to make more. Also going to get a 12 gauge slug mold. A few 1 ounce slugs ought to eat up some of those ingots.

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It worked! And it didn't explode!

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>>42095586
>Those things always fall into the uncanny valley for me. There's just something off about the dimensions.

You're right. You probably already know that the receiver on this model--called a "reverse stretch"--is an inch longer than a true MP5K.

You can use a wire collapsible stock with the reverse stretch, though, and to me, that makes all the difference, just because I like it that way.

>>42095605
Neat!

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Is this legal?

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I made a thing!

>>42095780

Yes!

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>>42095844
Needs a couple more forward nails but overall quite nice.

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>>42096045
Problem with melee weapons is when is too much improvisation counterproductive?

Take this faggot for example. One swing with this thing and the odds are you aren't getting it back from whomever you clubbed with it. It's like jamming a bayonet into someone. You risk not being able to withdraw after the first blow.

Stick to a heavy hardwood club or bat with a small random number of rusty nails that protrude no more than an inch, three quarters of an inch to insure you're not going to hang up on clothing made of denim or leather.

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>>42096045

Is still a work in progress, after I took that pic I extended the grip, making it two-handed, gonna reduce the length of the nails by about half, stain and oil the wood(Is hickory btw), wrap the head with wire, then tack the wire down with upholstery studs.

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>>42096083
Very nice. Maybe you might consider making a baby brother for it someday. I fell in love when I learned the back story behind British truncheons issued to their 19th and 20th century police.

Once I saw Adam Savage build a TV show prop truncheon for an actor, I fell so hard in love with the idea of a weighted mace.

Adam Savage's One Day Builds: Hero Prop for TV Show!

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>>42096169

I started making a flanged mace head a while back but was turned off by the amount of welding necessary to assemble it.

Here's the club as of now, I added more nails, shortened them to project just a bit beyond the duplex heads and applied the first coat of ebony stain.
I also started work on Throatslicer, an OP AF knife from Fallout 4 which you can see soaking in vinegar behind the club.

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>>42096244
>>42096245

Definitely looks better with the stock.

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>>42096246
Shhhh....if you call it a "stock" then the ATF will be on to me!

It's a pistol brace! That's right!
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>>42096252
I've wanted a pistol brace but didn't want to watch as the laws change on a whim. Currently the arm brace is 100% approved and the ATF isn't enforcing any infractions involving 'accidental' use as a stock. This can change in a heart beat.

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>>42096267
No shits given about a whim right now. It's nice to see what a short weapon's like at the moment without having to pay the tax.

Next thing in line for me probably will be a suppressor.

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Picked this up yesterday at a price that basically amounts to theft. Tried removing the optic mount but that shit is on there tighter than anything I've ever seen, so for now I'm stuck using this dot if I plan to be able to actually aim.

Anyone know if there's some sort of trick to these things? It's a Wichita scope mount.

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>>42096459

Was probably slathered in red loctite. Heating it with a torch might loosen it up.

Also be sure to acquire a side-folding stock so you can larp as a member of the A-team.

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>>42096459
Like Snowbell said, I'd torch it.
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>>42096462

>Also be sure to acquire a side-folding stock so you can larp as a member of the A-team.


That was my plan exactly. They're so expensive though.

>>42096464

Worst comes to worst I'll just leave it and just keep a decent short-mid range optic on it. Old Mini sights are garbage anyway.

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I think imma start selling of some pewpews to fund other hobbies.

Inversely, i might also start picking up lowers as an election investment.

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>>42096803
Why, though? You should never get rid of a gun unless it's so bad that it was a mistake.

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>>42096459
Thirded. Remove the red dot if it isn't locked down then use a very tightly regulated heat source. Use a hair drier to gently bring the temp of the metal up around the mount and receiver without destroying the strength of the steel. Melting the mount is pretty counterproductive so don't go at it with a gas torch.

If worse comes to worse, get a professional to drill the screws just deep enough to separate the mount from the receiver then countersink the screws or just drill the damn things out and re-tap the receiver. Given the discount price you got, you are well ahead of the game.
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>>42097107
>that img

I left my wallet in the car, brb

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>>42097107
There is plenty of chaff to be skimmed and still be no slouch.
I just want to keep the daily drivers, and the irreplacables. The rest deserve an good home, and i deserve the cash.

Though, the LGS had a legit specter in... Quad stack mags... Italian craftsmanship... Ooooo.
This is how mistakes get made.

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>>42097116

My ideal would be to get irons back on the thing, which I could do if I could just get this shit off. I haven't tried heating it yet because lolwork, but I'll try that first and if it fails, gunsmith.

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>>42097107

This, don't sell guns.

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>>42097259
On the chopping block are my Cx4, 92fs, savage 220, savage mkii, 1022TD and my Benelli montefeltro.

Don't need em, never shoot them, why have them?

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>>42097260

You never know.

How much you want for the cx4?

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>>42097261
I unno, 550?

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>>42097262

Does it take the 92fs mags?

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>>42097264

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm I might take you up on that.

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>>42097265
PM me the FFL you want it sent to.

Also, if you take the 92 with it ill toss in all the mags, i think i have like...12ish.
Only one or 2 are checkmates haha.

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>>42097266

Lemme ponder it, do you have anything to contact me outside of this place? I can't remember.

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>>42097268
No, but my discord info is on the home page, toss me an addy.

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Im at the first pistol match of the season.
If we lose tonight this will be the worst September 11th ever.

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>>42097522
Good luck!

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>>42097522
>If we lose tonight this will be the worst September 11th ever.

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We lost.

>>42097528

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>>42097548
Well...shit. :/

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>>42097550
It was 1300 to 1324 so not that bad, and i personally had the highest score of the match.
Also, team shot 30 points higher than our first match last year.

Just shaking off the cobwebs haha.

prob karma for all the sept 11 jokes

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Now these are some real guns.

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Colt suspending production of AR-15 for civilians. No big loss. They're a drop of water in a swimming pool full of companies that will gladly carry on.

https://www.foxnews.com/us/colt-suspending-production-of-ar-15-for-civilians

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>>42098319
By suspending production they mean they will stop licensing their stamp out to people and sometimes cerakoting a receiver... They haven't "produced" a firearm in years.

No loss, colt should have died years ago.

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>>42098330
>No loss, colt should have died years ago.
They will now. Get woke, go broke, no joke.

Another story posted on CNN quotes Colt's reasoning as 'the buyers aren't buying. We're still building and selling grossly overpriced 1911s.' Gee, I wonder why people won't buy their crappy looking rifles? Maybe it's the price? Naw.

https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/19/business/colt-ar15/index.html

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>>42098332
Not to mention they fucked dealers over SO hard with their "stocking dealer" program that they are bad-mouthed in almost every little shop across the country.

Colts were mostly sold through big box stores and to fanboys special order at dealers.

Garbage products, im pretty sure charter arms makes their revolvers for them.
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We bullpup now

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>>42098342
So i take it your not buying the Cx4 then?

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>>42098344

Still might, but I had to jump on this.

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>>42098342
Congrats! I've always had a desire to shoot one of these to see if it is everything that reviewers claim it is. Such aesthetics!

Hope you got a good deal. The price was always too high for my budget.

https://www.atlanticfirearms.com/products/steyr-aug-a3-m1-black-extended-rail

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>>42098367
I kinda decided to keep it tbh...
Its just so comfy.

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Opinions on the Calico weapons systems and their plans to expand into rifle cartridges with the helical feed mags? any speculation regarding how many rounds they'll have considering their 9mm mags are 50 and 100 rounds?

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>>42098394
>Opinions
They are heavy and don't work.
Moving to a rifle cart means they will be heavier and still won't work, but for new and exciting reasons.

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>>42098394
More than an opinion. If you ever encounter one in a used gun shop, just shoulder it and attempt to get a cheek weld against the magazine. You can't. Next, look at this folding stock and how it deploys. Think this will help with your ability to acquire a target quickly? It's among the most painful stocks to put on a gun.

It's a very poor ergonomic design with a unreliable and expensive magazine mechanism that makes shooting the carbine and rifle versions an exercise in futility. Don't get me started on the factory sights either. They're plastic and shit.

Can't say I have handled the pistol versions but would guess the 9mm version would be back heavy with the high cap magazine.

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>>42098394

The Russians tried helical mags at various points. As does North Korea. The Bizon smg has a 64 or 53 round mag and the Type 88 assault rifle has a 100-150 round mag.

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>>42098472
Ah yes, two countries known for their engineering triumphs.

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>>42098370

I got a stupid good deal, only reason I got it.

>>42098389

I don't blame you

>>42098394

Cool concept, but shit.

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>>42098549
I had to take the optic off to put on my competition pistol and while i was handling it i was all like "ooooo" "OOOOOO" haha.

If you like, messaged me and said "okay lets do this" i would have honored it, but since you got the AUG i dont feel to bad about clutching on haha.

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>>42098554

This was a total impulse thing, but it's definitely setting me back for a bit on any other funs lol.

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>>42098581
Its worth it though, buy once cry once.
Have you taken it out to the range yet?

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Prolex makes good for to clean a laptop.
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>>42098479

“Ask a Soviet engineer to design a pair of shoes and he’ll come up with something that looks like the boxes that the shoes came in; ask him to make something that will massacre Germans, and he turns into Thomas Fucking Edison.” ― Neal Stephenson, Cryptonomicon

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Just bought this bad boy lads, what what we thinking

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>>42098623
Oi! You got a lot a loicense fer dat weapon?!

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>>42098623
Woah woah woah... Dude.
Lets just calm it down okay?
No one needs a spork, its over kill and i hear they can hold an entire steak and 1000 liters of soup, and can be modified to hold more.

No, but seriously, it is nice to know you can pass a background check though.

in actual seriousness, this was the first post i saw when i woke up, and i didnt quite know what thread/board it was in and i literally thought to myself ”oh dude, awesome fork". I especially like it because it looks as though the handle can be used as a butter knife

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>>42098623
Remember lad, they can’t ask for your loicense if your weapon is more threatening than theirs.

Butter knifes > rubber batons.

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>>42098623

Nice. Mine is made of titanium.

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>>42098673
I've got 4.

It's annoying when they scratch the finish on my bowls and plates. They were my dear old Great Aunt's.

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Make Your AR-15 CALIFORNIA COMPLIANT in 1 Move. Stick it to the Man. Cry a little after.
A neat thing.
Im thinking about getting it for my SCR 49 state compliant build.
It was what i was building instead of a bolt gun in the first place, so this would make it pretty fun i think.

At the end there is also a lesson about how super mods reduce reliability haha.

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>>42098749
>behind enemy lines

Rude.

I don't disagree with him in the fact that these restrictions are stupid as hell, however I really wish people would stop treating Cali like it's some kind of enemy state because of it's gun laws. I mean yeah, our gun laws suck but our civil rights laws are ahead of most other states. So it's a give and take sort of thing.

I may not be able to own an unmodified AR-15, but at the same time I'm less likely to be shot by one just because I decided to wear a pink shirt.

I'm going to Tennessee for a week with my mom in about 5 days to help her get settled in, but to be honest the only reason I'm okay with it was because I haven't fully transitioned and if I don't say anything you can't tell I'm trying to.

If I had there is a very good chance I probably wouldn't be comfortable going at all.

Also, before anyone goes "Murder is still murder though!" let me enlighten you.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gay_panic_defense#Trans_panic

Essentially, this means that legally someone can legitimately get off the hook for said murder because they "panicked" after finding out someone was trans. States where this is a legal defense basically state that trans people have about as much right to life as a rabid dog.

So yeah. I'll take a bolt action AR over literally fearing for my life every single day.
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>>42098760
Yeah, i dont like when people do that ether, but im more interested in the product than the politics that warrant its existence.

Most "gun guy" videos are douchy, thats just a fact of life haha.

Also, to your last point, there are a bunch of shootings in cali, all the time, with ar15s, and cali is #1 in the country for mass shootings by pretty much double the next leading state.
So its not really the laws keeping you from getting shot i would say, its more likely the statistical improbability of it happening in the first place.
I mean VT and NH have (had) the least restrictive gun laws, and also the lowest crime and murder rates.
Its more than just the gun.
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>>42098761
Well yeah. I'm not even pretending these laws do ANYTHING to protect people from getting shot. It's a load of feel good bullshit made by people who know jack shit about guns.

I'm just saying that if I am going to be shot in Cali, it's going to be by someone who just hates life and wants to kill as many people as possible before ending themselves, or because someone wants to rob me.

I'm not really at high risk of being shot just because I have a dick.

I mean yeah. Shot is shot, but it's not like I'm any safer from the first two in any other state either.

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>>42098760
To your edit.

Thats fine.
Like i said, i put this video of a product in the thread where we discuss gun products for just that reason, not to discuss the politics.

You baited me, congrats, but i dont want to have the same convo for the 100th time in this thread.
Go make a thread about gun laws somewhere else, and maybe ill talk to you there.
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>>42098763
Okay, okay. Sorry. Wasn't my intention.

I wasn't baiting you by the way. I was just bored and was looking for a topic to talk about. Please don't accuse me of such.
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>>42098764
I know you weren't intentionally trying to bait maliciously, i just wish i could enjoy this hobby without a bunch of political BS around it.

It would be like if you posted a new VR controller or something because you thought it was cool in the video game thread and the conversation 100% of the time turned into how video games are hurting kids and too violent, by people who dont even play them haha.
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>>42098765
I mean in my defense it would be kind of like me putting up the demo but the game wasn't available in some states because of laws and the guy in the video going, "If you live in one of these Communist gulags you'll have to get it somewhere else."

I mean yeah, not that big of a deal but if you lived in one of those places and didn't hate it, it would be off-putting, wouldn't it?

Also, I never actually argued with you on anything, tbh. California's gun laws are stupid and ineffective at what they are trying to do and I 100% agree on that. All I was doing was saying, "Yeah, but it's not all bad." and I was basically met with, "No actually it's all pretty shit. You should be ashamed to live there."

I wasn't really arguing gun laws with you at all more than I was just saying "it's not all bad here" and the response was basically "yes it is."

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>>42098760
>Also, before anyone goes "Murder is still murder though!" let me enlighten you.
>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gay_panic_defense#Trans_panic
Isn't that only if you're about to do sexual with them? I don't think it applies if a stranger just blows you away on the street because you're transgender.

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>>42098767
Here's the issue.

Say I'm at a bar (hypothetically), and some dude comes up and tries to hit on me. Even if I flat out say, "Hey, FYI, I'm trans." before anything happens that is enough to trigger one of these episodes in some people.

So you don't even have to agree to anything, or do anything sexual with anyone. If someone so much as finds you attractive and then tries to act on it and has a violent reaction when they find out, they can use the defense.

Anyway, I'm not going to derail the thread with this. Sorry.
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>>42098766
Well, not really since if the demo is the product, it means the demo was specifically made to conform to the state some video games were not available in, and you found it still interesting and fun.
>but if you lived in one of those places and didn't hate it, it would be off-putting, wouldn't it?
Yeah, it would, though i probably wouldn't defend it.
Like i said, i agree that its douchy to make fun of cali to the extent people do, but most of the time its not making fun of cali, its making fun of the laws they live under. Its like when you make fun of the UK for porn licenses, illegal speech, and cameras on every corner.
>All I was doing was saying, "Yeah, but it's not all bad." and I was basically met with, "No actually it's all pretty shit. You should be ashamed to live there."
This is a pretty extreme take on what i said tbh.
You said
>I may not be able to own an unmodified AR-15, but at the same time I'm less likely to be shot by one
Which, isnt true. Thats all. I didnt say it was shit to live there and you should be ashamed, i just noted that the likely hood is actually statistical greater, though still insignificant.
I for sure didnt mean for you to take that personally.
I even agreed that the hyperbole in the video was unnecessary.
>>42098768
Tbh, i wouldnt worry about derailing, the more i think about it I'm probably the only person ITT who would actually think thats a neat thing haha.
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>>42098802
I mean, i get that he sees the tattoo as a trophy, but i feel like if your going to keep something like that and show it off around the office, you should probably be less aloof about it.
I mean, what did he think was going to happen?

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>>42098584

I have, it was instant love. Trigger was meh but the rest of the rifle is great. I got used to the rearward reloading pretty quick

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>>42098760

>I really wish people would stop treating Cali like it's some kind of enemy state because of it's gun laws.


It wouldn't be an issue except that Californian politicians try to force it on everyone else.

>I mean yeah, our gun laws suck but our civil rights laws are ahead of most other states.


The right to bear arms is a natural and logical extension of the right to self defense, which is among, if not THE most important of human rights, as you can't exercise any others if you're fucking dead.

Infringing on it is a massive strike against Cali even if they do respect some other, less fundamental rights.

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>>42099088
>other, less fundamental rights

Like the right to just be alive?

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>>42099089

The right to "just be alive" is the point behind the right to bear arms.

Depriving people of the right to defend their life effectively infringes on their right to "just be alive".
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>>42099091
Must be nice to have that apply to you.

And I'm not talking about being in California.

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>>42099094

It applies to everyone. It's a human right even if more authoritarian minded people don't want to accept it.

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>>42099095
Yeah, except in practice if someone was trying to hurt me and I shot them in self defense, I would have to have proof that it was in self defense, I'd need witnesses, and I'd have to have a solid case in my defense.

On the flip side, they just have to go, "Man, bitch was a dude. I panicked." and then the judge is like, "Oh, okay. For a second we thought you committed an actual crime against a real person, you're free to go."

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>>42099096

That's a very, VERY specific scenario that is highly unlikely compared to the self-defense scenarios that occur every day.

Your link showed all people who engaged in violence against the victim were convicted as far as I can see.

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>>42099097
They were convicted of lesser crimes than murder, yeah.

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>>42099098

>defendants Mike Magidson and Jose Merél were convicted of second-degree murder

>Andrade was sentenced to a mandatory sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole after he was convicted by a jury of first-degree murder

Some weren't but without knowing the details there could be a number of reasons why they did not get charged with murder. All were still convicted though.

Point is, it's not a good defense and won't likely work.

If these victims had been armed, maybe they could have saved themselves.

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>>42099099
>If these victims had been armed, maybe they could have saved themselves.

Probably not as often as you think.

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>>42099100

Odds would be improved. People successfully defend themselves from multiple attackers all the time. If the choices are be unarmed and face certain death or be armed and face a potential struggle, why not pick the one that gives you the best chance?

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>>42099101
Not everyone is as comfortable as you with shooting someone.

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>>42099102

Living to feel bad that someone forced you to shoot them is better than being dead, I reckon.

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>>42099096

Or you could live in a state that isn't a communist shithole where you say "he attacked me, I was in fear for my life and defended myself" and they shrug and say "OK, have a nice day" as they haul his stinking corpse away because castle doctrine.

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>>42099106
Cali is not communist. Plus, I'm not saying it's for everyone, but for someone like me it's probably safer than most places in the US.

For you guys, you can live wherever you want. Not all of us get that luxury.

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>>42099108

"Safe" is relative yo. Most places are "safe" most of the time. Until they're not of course. The fact is that "gun control" which inconvenience the means to self defense by requiring permits, licenses or prohibit this or that here, there or at certain times etc etc. That shit gets people killed. How many people? well that's nigh-impossible to say and that's what makes the whole thing so disgusting and pernicious. They will demand that you account for every detail that lead to you defending yourself while being not accountable in the slightest when their policies backfire. Until people get sufficiently pissed-off to hunt them down and lynch them of course. But that unfortunately takes a while.

I can understand your desire to avoid conflict, it's not like I go around looking for a gunfight like some spaghetti western cowboy either. But the fact is you're only safe until you're not, there's nothing virtuous about being helpless and I personally would rather be a warrior in a garden then a gardener in a war.

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>>42099110
>"Safe" is relative yo.

I mean, you are absolutely right about this. What is safe for me is probably not as safe for you, and vice versa. That's kind of what I was getting at.

By the way, I've made it really clear multiple times that I don't like or support the gun control regulations we have in my state. I think they are stupid and they don't protect anybody. What I am saying is that despite this, I have other protections here I can't get in other states.
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>>42099130
You would probably be just as, if not more safe in my state and have decent gun laws.

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>>42099131
I just looked up Rhode Island and to be honest that does look pretty good.

Now, let's talk weather.

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>>42099132
Well... Its okay, ...sometimes.

Its an acquired taste.
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>>42099134
90 in the summer -18 in the winter.

Hurricanes, nor easters, tornados, blizzards, hail.

But! The good days are awesome!

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>>42099136
Like i said, acquired taste.

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Real soon, I want to get an over under or a Beretta A400 xcel to shoot trap and skeet.

I'm kinda leaning towards a Browning Citori CX because I'll be able to shoot doubles without hitting other shooters to my right with my shells like autos might tend to do.
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>>42099138
They are both good.
But im a Beretta fanboy.

I shoot all the clays with an 870.

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>>42099130
>What I am saying is that despite this, I have other protections here I can't get in other states.

Chances are those protections are nothing more than a velvet rope or security theater.

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>>42099139

>Beretta fanboy


Gotta love spaghetti blasters

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>>42099175
Sigs come with a little thing of lucas oil, and Berettas with a free bottle of olive oil... The choice is easy haha.

Also, a little ash tray.

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>>42099197

Boppity boopy

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>>42099175

I do kinda want an M92FS. I haven't actually bought that many guns the last few years and besides the Pietta M1858 I haven't bought a new pistol in ages. Well I want to get a Whitneyville Dragoon next but perhaps after that I'll get a Beretta.

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>>42099471

Mine's my favorite handgun. Rock solid no matter what I've fed it.

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>>42099197
I thank Sig for the Lucas Oil they packaged with my p320 and nothing else.

I swear it lasts twice as long as CLP on my handguns.

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>>42099198
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>>42099471
I would go m9a3 at this point. Gun is amazing. Its everything the 92/m9 was and more.

>>42099531
Is it really any good? I have a ton of those little packets laying around haha.

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alright homos, i purchased a new bit of kit recently and i used it in the field so I'm gonna give you the lowdown

this set of webbing was £150 from here:https://www.kitmonster.co.uk/product_info.php/cPath/188/products_id/1956 and honestly, it improved my qol in the field so fucking much it's unreal

from left to right, here's what i stored in each pouch
first two are mag pouches, which held two easily. and I know what you're going to say, "only two?" the fact is that storing two mags with an easier mechanism to get in, in this case velcro, is far superior to storing three with a fiddly opening and closing. In total, i could store 8 mags for immediate access, which is more than enough for a firefight. Any more would be far too much for belt kit and would go into the rucksack, but usually 8 is the max given to us for training and we carry boxes of unloaded.
3rd pouch in, the first utility, i carried a water bottle, the 1litre issued kind. Perfect fit, but we'll talk a bit about water bottles later
4th pouch is where i stored my cooker, gas, lighters, compass, para cord and head torch
5th pouch is where i kept my cigarette tin, notepad and any misc small items i could need
6th pouch was again, an issued water bottle, but this one also included a metal mug. The mug was a very snug fit and did not allow easy access to the water bottle in it, but since i was carrying two this wasn't much of an issue. As water bottles depleted i swapped the mug to be with the empty water bottle, and vice versa. I started the ex keeping the water bottles in the 4th and 5th but i found that when i was running about they would bounce far too much to be comfortable, especially when they were full, so moving them to the pouches which were much closer to my hips was a stellar move
and lastly 7 and 8 held mags

The webbing set overall was a stellar purchase that improved my qol immensely. The issued pouches use a weird mechanism seen here: https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/rMQAAOSwIw9ccUvc/s-l640.jpg which was fiddly to get into under a firefight. The velcro pouches made my mag changes so much slicker that the difference was unbelievable. I can recall countless times i was flailing about on my belt buckle not putting down suppressive fire because of the issued pouches. Velcro is the way forward

As for the actual belt part of the kit, the hip pad was a genuine improvement over my older kit, especially since i was carrying two water bottles which weighed the webbing down a lot, i had no issues with my webbing riding up or rubbing painfully against me like I've had in the past. The buckle is a bit strange however, it's nice that it's easily adjustable for comfort but occasionally the buckle did slip out after crawling around on the ground. Fortunately, it wasn't that much of a problem since the webbing fit me so well and i had actual weight in it it kept my body shape anyway, so as soon as i had 5 seconds i could put the buckle back in. I do rate the buckle though, since it's metal it won't break and I've had plastic buckles break on me once before, so I'll take 5 seconds of annoyance for it not being made of plastic

thank you for listening to my blog

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Massive Airsoft Arsenal - Best, Weird, & Rare Guns

This was interesting.

I've got some really weak little spring loaded pellet guns I'm going to paint up and detail for props later this year, as well as some Nerf guns I want to do the same to.

Airsoft actually looks pretty fun, but I'm not in shape enough to do it. I'd be worn out in like the first 10 mins.
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>>42099588

It is fun

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>>42099591
Despite the fact that I don't want to own any real guns, I love shooting. I just prefer stuff that doesn't have heavy recoil because I have sensitive girly hands and it hurts after a while, but my favorite arcade games are light gun games, and I love doing shooting in VR, and believe it or not I'm actually quite good at it. I've told you the story of when I went to a shooting range in Vegas before.

It's funny actually because I when I'm doing stuff in VR my stances and positions are set up like actual combat stances, while all my friends who like to think they are the badass military guys hold their guns like it's a fucking purse (arms folded at their sides with their wrists pointed at what they're shooting at.) and it gets me every time.

You're not going to hit shit if you're pretending to be a fucking rabbit when you shoot.
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>>42099587

Looks perty gud.

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>>42099594

>tfw recoil-less directed energy weapons are already regulated

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Also, I found one of the targets I had from when I went shooting in Vegas when I was packing up my room.

I believe this one was a 9mm handgun, not sure what kind or how far away it was. They set all that up for me.
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>>42099633

Shit's preemptively been regulated before they even exist in a usable form.

I forget where I read it.

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>>42099634
You're a good shot!

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>>42099638
Like I said, I play a lot of light gun games and VR shooters.

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FN P90
A review worth watching, even if you shut it off right after the opening sequence.

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I learned a thing today that snowbell might fine useful/interesting.
You can carry a combined weight of 500lbs of ammunition and radioactive material on a bus, but the radioactive material can not be in the passenger compartment.

Neat.

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>>42099639

Fun fact: The whole spiel about video games being "murder simulators" comes from Lt. Col David Grossman's book On Killing. Now most of that book is quite good but Grossman being a boomer took the observation that lightgun games like Silent Scope were all but identical to the military's combat simulators and extrapolated from that that all violent video games desensitized children to violence to the point where they could kill their classmates as easily as flush the toilet.

>>42099934
>but the radioactive material can not be in the passenger compartment.

Sounds like tyranny to me but OK.
It is amusing how people react when you wave a Geiger counter around. More than half of them will act you just pulled a hella venomous snake out of your pocket. They press themselves against the wall and start looking for the nearest window to jump out of. Seems counterproductive to me but what do I know. On the other hand, if you got a Geiger counter and a lab coat you can anywhere and do anything. Is way more effective than pretending to be from the phone company.

Not that i would know or anything...

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https://old.reddit.com/r/Firearms/comments/dbsoer/some_people_have_no_shame/
>Disgusting,
>A Springfield armory product. . .
Still, in this year 2019, its still a thing haha.
>>42099991
I want to know what i should do if someone has trijicons... That hasnt been covered in the CDL study guide.
I mean, do i make them put the sights under with the baggage?
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>>42100002

Tritium produces alpha radiation almost exclusively. The glow of night sights is caused by a small glass vial with the interior coated with phosphorescent paint which is then filled with tritium. The tritium's alpha radiation causes the paint to glow constantly. Now alpha radiation is fairly powerful stuff but it has no penetrating power. It can't get through paper, glass or human skin so as long as it's outside of you it's quite harmless. Now if you get it inside you by for instance inhaling radon gas it's going to fuck-up your very squishy lungs twice as hard as an equivalent dose of gamma radiation would.

Now night sights contain only a very tiny amount of tritium to begin with but when contained with both the glass vial and the body of the sight you're going to need a very, very sensitive Geiger counter to detect anything from them at all. My old CDV-700 is incapable of detecting alpha at all as the all-metal body of the Geiger-Mueller tube blocks it out. This is intentional, the CDV-700 was only meant to detect beta and gamma radiation and to be able to discriminate between the two. In order to detect alpha you need a Geiger-Mueller tube with a section of very thin and light material like mica which won't block the alpha rays. To be able to pick such a small source out of the background you'll also need one with a fairly large surface area. Typically called a "pancake probe."

In short, I wouldn't worry about it.

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>>42100044
Yeah, it was an attempted humorous remark.
I never seriously thought that i would have to make someone take their sights off and put them under in the luggage compartment. Guve me a little credit haha.

Besides, ill be driving a school bus so i think if that question arises there will be bigger issues at play.

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>>42100065

Clearly you underestimate my desire to ramble about things. If not for my distaste for talking on camera I might have gone the way of Gun Jesus or The Chieftain but I do dislike talking on camera so you'll only get subjected to such things on forums, image boards or in person.

Now on a completely unrelated note. In the Danmachi light novels which I'm presently reading through, Aiz Wallenstein, the secondary character and primary love interest of the protagonist. Her one and only weapon is described as being a saber. Which clearly marks her as a woman of taste and culture. But in the Sword Oratoria manga which follows her and her merry band she carries this odd looking sword:
It looks akin to an ancient Japanese straight-bladed double edge sword called a Tsurugi which is basically a Chinese Jian with a Japanese style hilt. Except this one has a solid, bright blue hilt, presumably made of some fantasy material with the hook on the pommel and the rather inefficient looking quillions attached to the ricasso. As far as fantasy sword designs go it's not awful but it's also not really what I'd call a "saber." I don't recall offhand what her sword looks like in the anime, which implies that I didn't find anything to nitpick about it.

I do like the art style of Sword Oratoria though, it's very cutesy.

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>>42100119
Is that an invite?

That sounds interesting, what time period does the book take place? The more contemporary the setting, the more bad ass a blade for a weapon of choice becomes.

I need a book. I've never read a Tom Clancy novel that i can remember.

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Some tacticool idiot at the range, who had covered his gun in so much crap that I genuinely can't identify it, managed to fuck up the ejector on his gun. Why the hell you'd use a suppressor at a public range, I don't know.The flap was stuck open, and the casing catch net on the range bays was cut from...something.

Empty casing flies all the way across the room at full speed, I was most of the way down the corridor on the way to the restroom. Against all odds: landed primer-side first into the first joint of my ring finger. Finger swole up to twice its normal size and purple-black, had to stop shooting immediately and deal with it.

Am I crazy or is this ridiculously unlucky?

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>>42100160
I've worked on a public range for coming up on a decade and have been hit in the face point blank with just about every small arms casing available, and never once have i seen a case where a spent cartridge was ejected with enough force to break blood vessels, let alone do it across a room.
>The flap was stuck open
Can you elaborate?
>Why the hell you'd use a suppressor at a public range
Same reason you use a muffler on a car on a public road.
I wish everyone would because it would be nice to still hear stuff when I'm old.
>Am I crazy or is this ridiculously unlucky?
I'm not sure yet.

What were you shooting?
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>>42100169
I can't, really. The ejector port flap was held up, even when not firing. And I appreciate the sentiment of everyone having a suppressor for hearing's sake, but the reality is that this is the first suppressor I've ever seen at a range, so it's not really helping anyone. Between the camera-not-glass optics, the giant suppressor, this bullpup I'd never seen before or was unrecognizably modified, this guy had no doubt dropped thousands on this thing and was looking to show off. Despite the fancy camera, he was shooting in the mixed rifle-pistol range, which is pretty short range for what I assume was a target gun?

I was shooting a 91/30, a M9, and a Ruby.

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>>42100171
Its sounds like your describing an ejection port dust cover, and that is supposed to be open when you are firing.

Since the suppressor and the gun its attached to need to be both registered with the ATF its not common to separate them, and you would probably want to practice with it as set up, if you plan to use it that way.
Also there is the possibility that the suppressor is pinned and welded to make the barrel a legal length if its not also registered as an sbr.

If its a bullpup and has a digital optic i doubt its a target gun, but who knows? Did the optic look like this?
https://www.atncorp.com/smart-hd-weapon-sight#dc14
Did the gun look like this?
https://www.keltecweapons.com/firearms/rifles/rfb/
Or this
https://www.steyr-arms.com/us/steyr-aug-a3-m1
Or something else?

How is your knuckle? Did you get first aid?

>I was shooting a 91/30, a M9, and a Ruby.

Nice. 7.62x54R is a bear indoors. I bought my 9130 for 60 bucks and sold it for 360, i regret nothing.
Do you mean a french ruby?

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>>42100179
Yeah, but aren't they also supposed to divert the casing downward? I've never had serious semi-auto rifle. Just plinkers, and most of those were tube fed.

The optic was like, a tiny monitor. Very big, very boxy, wires coming out.
It *kinda* looked like a tavor?

The joint is mostly fine. It's still bruised in color, but the pain, stiffness, and sensitivity is gone. Not much I could really do but clean it and ice it. It managed to break the skin, too, but it was itty bitty.

Frankly, I'm surprised they haven't banned 54R milsurp. They complain so much about heavy damage to the backstop, but the staff has no experience with Russian guns. They probably aren't aware that 54R surp tends to have steel in it.

It's a Spanish Ruby, actually, but it's a WW1 gun. The 91/30 is a hex '35 Tula.

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>>42100211
No, not necessarily. On some bullpups like the p90 the casings are ejected down to facilitate ambidextrous use, but in general casings are ejected right and away.
Some guns like the AR have a deflector that will direct the casing, in the case of the AR they defect forward and right.
I still don't understand how a casing could have hurt you like that, are you sure thats what it was? I mean, you cant even market a gun that does that, who would buy a firearm that hurts your buddy next to you by operation? For the bolt to slam back hard enough to expel the casing with such velocity to damage you that severely would surly do damage to the firearm itself, i mean we are talking about an object that only weights a few grams, it would have to be going 100s of fps.

Did it look like this?
http://www.eotechinc.com/sites/default/files/products/EXPS3-Black.png

We allow 7.62x54R at our range, but we check ammo with a magnet to make sure there is no steel in the projectile. The backstop is rated for .50BMG so 54R isnt going to hurt it, but sparks from steel on steel could ignite a fire.

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>>42100215
100%, it was a casing. Looked like a normal casing, looked .223-ish, maybe it was an overpowered load?

Nope, bigger. Like, twice that big, and literally a cube.

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>>42100151

It's a high fantasy setting. It takes place in the city of Orario which sits atop the entrance to an immense dungeon from which spawn all the monster of the world. Young adventurers come to the city seeking to join a familia, which are groups headed by a god, the gods having descended from the divine realm to this one in search of their own adventure and while most of their divine power has been sealed away on coming to the mortal realm they still have the power to grant blessings to the children of their familia which gives adventurers the power to fight the monsters of the dungeon, level up and delve deeper. The monsters are animated by magic stones within their bodies which can be harvested after slaying them and are used to power the magitech of the world so adventurers can both wealth and glory by delving the dungeon.

Danmachi primarily follows a noobie adventurer named Bell Cranel and his goddess Hestia, the Greek god of home and hearth as he seeks to gain riches and glory and meet some pretty girls as his grandfather who had raised him from a young age had taught him that it's every mans dream to become and adventurer, save a pretty girl from certain doom and fall in love. Only shortly after becoming an adventurer he himself ended up being rescued by Aiz Wallenstein, the "sword saint" or "sword princess" of Loki familia, when a Minotaur she was pursuing ended up crossing Bell's path. Much to the poor boy's great embarrassment.

Danmachi has a light novel, manga and an anime. Sword Oratoria is an manga and an anime.

Here's the mangas:

https://manganelo.com/manga/dungeon_ni_deai_o_motomeru_no_wa_machigatte_iru_darou_ka
https://manganelo.com/chapter/dungeon_ni_deai_o_motomeru_no_wa_machigatte_iru_darou_ka_gaiden_sword_oratoria/chapter_1

>>42100160

>Finger swole up to twice its normal size and purple-black, had to stop shooting immediately and deal with it.


Impressive. I smashed my right pinky finger between the hanging pell and the big steel bar that I use as a stand-in for a rifle/bayonet or a really, really heavy longsword and while it's all black and blue today it didn't swell up or anything. For a rifle to do that with a shell case it must be hella overgassed. Probably because of the suppressor.

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>>42100225
I'd believe it, the range officer didn't really react but everyone else at the range was in utter disbelief
I think that range officer dislikes me, every time I come in he treats me like this is my first shot from my first rifle and he nannies me through everything. Getting harassed at the range is the #1 reason I stopped going.

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>>42100229

In all my years I think I can count the number of positive things I've heard about public shooting ranges on one hand. Rather makes me glad I've never had to put up with such things.

Here's my pinky.

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>>42100232
Unfortunately, the only rifle range within an hour is that one, and it's a half hour away, so it's that or pistols only
pistols ain't the main course

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>>42100234

For me there's umpteen million members only outdoor ranges, a couple public ranges, a few million acres of woods and no indoor ranges that I'm aware of.

Fun fact: I have never gone shooting at an indoor range. Never. I thought about going to Battlefield Vegas when I was there in '15 but decided I would blow way too much money if I did and since I was on a multi-week roadtrip with no real idea how much money I might need I decided against. I did loot an Army-Navy store in west Vegas though. Got some T-rations and MRE's. They were technically for the trip though.

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>>42100297
Turns out: indoor ranges suck. In the summer, they're extra hot! In the winter, they're extra cold! The air is crappy, despite the fans! They cost more!

The only outdoor range I've ever been to, despite their insane rules (like no rifle shooting from the standing position), was also the best.

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Gun Jesus finds a holy grail machine gun rarely seen in public and gets to shoot it. Don't blink.

Behold!
WW1 Villar Perosa SMG at the Range

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Gun Jesus is on a roll! Have an MP-40/I double magazine machine pistol!

The WW2 Double-Magazine MP40/I

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From German engineering, to terminal autism.

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Just when you think you've seen every Colt 1911 variant, another one pops up. Meet the Systema OBREGON. Pity only 800 of these were sold. There are some great features that should have been adopted.

Systema OBREGON: The Mexican Rotating-Barrel 1911

And here's a new video from Joerg Sprave!

The "Instant Ghengis Khan" Bow!

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