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6345 No. 6345 ID: 4f89f9 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
Old thread >>1189 reached the bump limit, let's have a new one.
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>> No. 6555 ID: 8801ef
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Most of the stuff you would need can be found here.

>> No. 6556 ID: 8801ef
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Check out what I got in the mail.
>> No. 6557 ID: c44c9c

Great! Now you can cosplay Balalaika.
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My wife sort of beat me to it.
>> No. 6559 ID: 4c462a
>no burn wounds
1/10 would not fuck

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What the fuck did you just fucking say about me, you lutheran dog? I'll have you know I graduated top of my class in the seminary, and I've been involved in numerous missions in Africa, and I have over 300 confirmed converts into the true faith. I am trained in gorilla exorcisms and I’m the top inquisitor in the entire Congregatio pro Doctrina Fidei. You are nothing to me but just another heretic. I will Excommunicate you the fuck out, with dogma the likes of which has never been seen before on this Earth, mark the holy words. You think you can get away with saying that shit to me over the Internet? Think again, satan worshipper. As we speak I am contacting my secret network of templars across the world and your soul is being traced right now so you better prepare for the judgement, jew. The judgement that sends you to hell out the pathetic little thing you call your life. You're in fucking hell, kid. I can be anywhere, anytime, and I can damn you in over seven hundred ways, and that’s just with the new testament. Not only am I extensively trained in latin and aramaic but I have access to the entire arsenal of the Vatican Swiss guard and I will use it to its full extent to wipe your miserable heresy off the face of the Christendom, you little Arian. If only you could have known what holy retribution your little “protestant” comment was about to bring down upon you, maybe you would have held your fucking tongue. But you couldn't, you didn't, and now you're paying the price, you goddamn zealot. I will shit fury all over you and you will drown in it. You’re fucking burnt, kiddo.
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What the shibe did you just say about me, you little sempai? I’ll have you know I graduated top of my class in the Navy Shibes, and I’ve been involved in numerous secret raids on Al-Shibe, and I have over 300 confirmed sempais. I am trained in shibe warfare and I’m the top doge in the entire US armed shibes. You are nothing to me but just another sempai. I will wipe you the fuck out with precision the likes of which has never been seen before on this anime, mark my barking words. You think you can get away with saying that shit to me over the Internet? Think again, sempai. As we speak I am contacting my secret network of shibes across the USA and your anime is being traced right now so you better prepare for the storm, sempai. The storm that wipes out the pathetic little thing you call your doge. You’re fucking dead, sempai. I can be anywhere, anytime, and I can ignore you in over seven hundred ways, and that’s just with my bare paws. Not only am I extensively trained in tsundere combat, but I have access to the entire arsenal of the United States Shibe Corps and I will use it to its full extent to wipe your miserable tail off the face of the anime, you little sempai. If only you could have known what unholy shibe your little “cute” comment was about to bring down upon you, maybe you would have held your barking tongue. But you couldn’t, you didn’t, and now you’re paying the price, you baka sempai. I will shibe fury all over you and you will drown in it. You’re barking dead, sempai.
>> No. 6271 ID: 6d16ef
Top tier lel heer.
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6275 No. 6275 ID: 70675f hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Travyon, played by Jaden Smith, is shown at school, raising his hand in lit class. The wise Hispanic teacher, played by Antonio Banderas, calls on him. Trayvon stand up and recites lines of Shakespeare in a hip, cool, but moving rap. As he sits down Banderas smiles and nods at him with a wise, knowing approval.

Trayvon is seen hanging out after school on the lush greens of the front school yard with his friends, featuring the girl who played Precious, plus a mix of races: a white blonde girl, a Hispanic kid, an Urkel-looking black nerd, a white kid with his hat on backwards. A veritable Burger King Kids Club.

Cut to a dark apartment, where Zimmerman, played by Luis Guzman, is doing pull-ups, with the words FEAR and HATE inked on his knuckles. He then practices shooting his empty gun at himself in a mirror. "You talking to me?" Guzman says. "You in MY neighborhood?" He then sits down to watch Birth of a Nation.

Cut to Trayvon at home, at the dinner table with his parents, played by Jamie Foxx and Maya Angelou. They discuss Tray's future plans of being an airline pilot. "It's a mighty big responsibility," Jamie Foxx says. "Having all those souls onboard." "I know," Jaden/Tray says. "I want to be like Sully some day though."

After dinner his little brother asks him if he can go get some candy and tea. Even though it's raining out, Tray agrees. In slow-mo he zips up his hoody, pulled from the dryer.

Cut to Zimmerman patrolling the streets as rain pours on his uncovered head. He does tuck-and-rolls across neighbors' lawns, pulling out his gun and pointing it at dark shadows. A cat crosses his path and he fires at it. He chuckles mercilessly.

"Keep the change," Tray says with a smile to the woman working at the convenience store. With the snacks for his brother he walks out of the store, not before passing by a magazine with Sully on the cover. Tray smiles.

Cut to Trayvon skipping down the sidewalk. A group of multicultural young maled is there smoking pot. "You wanna get high?" one asks. "No," Trayvon answers, "then I'll never be able to be a pilot." He continues to skip down the path and eventually enters the condo complex.
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>> No. 6295 ID: 9c8daa
I enjoyed this. Very batman.
>> No. 6296 ID: 2d8024
>My Zimmies are rustled

Oh god lol...this will be my go-to whenever a black person pisses me off from now on.
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>Eat Chinese food for lunch at this place down the road where you get rice/chow mein, two sides, two chicken wings, and a can of soda for $5

Please, tell me it's a chain!
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After a hard day of volunteer work at the Ferguson Institute for the Disabled, Michael Brown and his fellow volunteer, Dorian Johnson, were walking home together, discussing the merits of college and their possible futures, stopping only long enough to help an elderly couple across a busy intersection, and to transport a box of abandoned kittens to the Ferguson No-Kill Animal shelter.
As they neared their neighborhood, they were surprised to hear the squealing of tires behind them, causing both to stop and look back...

After spending most of his shift at a disreputable nudie-bar, Officer Darren Wilson, Neo-Nazi and well-known KKK operative, was cruising the streets of what he liked to refer to as "brown town," looking for trouble.
Tossing his lucky German Luger 9mm to the passenger seat, he fumbled with his Swastika-emblazoned flask, taking his eyes off the road in order to down a hefty gulp of Irish whiskey.
His police cruiser veered wildly, glancing off the tricycle of a 4 year old boy, throwing the toddler to the ground.
Wilson swore, hitting the brakes and screeching to a halt just feet from where Brown and Johnson stood on the sidewalk.
His mind exploding with visions of innocent blacks burning to death on flaming crosses, Officer Wilson stumbled drunkenly from the vehicle, screaming, "What the fuck are you niggers doing, standing in the middle of the road?!"
Taking off his hat and holding it respectfully, Michael Brown replied, "I'm sorry, officer, I thought we were well and truly on the sidewalk, but if you believe we're too close to the road for safety, We'll gladly comply."
Too frightened to speak, Johnson meekly stood there, nervously fingering his rosary beads.
"Goddam it!" Wilson replied, ripping his whip out from under his belt, "You fucking coons think you own the street! I'll larn ya!!"

Wilson began cruelly beating the two youngsters, who begged and pleaded for him to stop, but Wilson, fortified by booze and racial hatred, just beat them all the harder.
Finally, Brown raised his hands above his head in submission.
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8474 No. 8474 ID: 5b9651 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
So I was sitting here thinking how badly I need to go take a crap, and my mind got to wandering.

Technicals. Or in the "official military vehicle" sense, I guess you'd call them armed recon or fast attack vehicles. Is there any info out there on the doctrine deployment and operations for them?

Main reason it came to mind is that I was reading a WW2 US Army field manual concerning Tank Destroyer operations for the M18 Hellcat. And the first thoughts that came to mind were "wow, you could adapt this same stuff to pic related or a fleet of Toyotas armed with ATGMs and recoilless rifles, too. Considering the low survivability and mobility advantage of the Tank Destroyers, the operations principles would be very similar.

Bueller? Anybody?
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>> No. 8575 ID: fd3911
That's nicely phrased.

I think there's a misconception that folks who believe in The Happening A: think it will happen tomorrow, and B: Want it to happen, when in general it's the opposite. Most folks who believe it will Happen don't want it to, and want to delay it as long as possible in any case.
>> No. 8576 ID: afafb0

Well said.
>> No. 8577 ID: 5d922e

Well we get the assholes like those two shitsticks that shot up that WalMart and that doesn't help our case any. Or McVeigh. Whatever your opinion on his philosophy of retaliation against the government, he also thought he was going to kick off the Big Revolution(tm).

I got news for those guys. In the 1990s Gallup took a poll of how happy Americans were with the level of freedom in this country, and the number was like 96% were happy with how much freedom we had. They did that same poll again this year, in the wake of 9/11, 2 fucked up wars, the NSA spying shit all over the news, the TSA still grabbing our balls, the economy fucked, the gun control push after Sandy Hook, and the Boston bombing over-reaction and Dorner vs LAPD and all that shit. The number was still in the high 70s. Even with all the shit going on, three quarters of the country is still happy with how much freedom we have.

That's the danger of echo chambers. You get the radicals - the real radicals and not just rabble-rousers, together without them brooking any dissent, and they talk themselves into believing that everybody must feel the way they feel. Its the same shit that happens in government, really. Groupthink + Power + Motivation + Lack of outside perspective = Very Bad Shit.

Everybody is pissed at the government, thats a fact. But pissed enough to go to war? Not even close. Not yet.
>> No. 8578 ID: fd3911
>But pissed enough to go to war? Not even close. Not yet.
Of course not. And at this point, I'm not even sure I'd support a revolution. Right now, it would be doomed to failure. The population is disgruntled, but they're not angry. The revolution can't start until (if we use the Revolutionary War as anything to go buy) a full third of the population supports it.

That whole III% thing is bullshit, that's the percentage that rose up to fight, not the ones who fed them, slipped them supplies, or hid them in the middle of the night.

I keep referring folks back to Heinlein's The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress. Right now, if we want the revolution to succeed, what we actually need to do is A) Keep it from happening until the time is right, and B) goad the government into pissing everyone off, not just small and isolated segments of the population.

Heh. I just finished John Ross' Unintended Consequences. To phrase it politely, it was a masturbatory fantasy that was entirely unrealistic. 100-something deaths and the US fed.gov just gives up and wipes away 80 years of gun laws and government culture? HA!
>> No. 8579 ID: afafb0

> Heinlein's The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress

Worth a reread. Thanks for the reminder.

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Humanity struck a happy medium in thought when it came to scientific progress: meticulous and patient enough to begin understanding the universe around them, yet brash and crazy enough to make the odd leap of genius every decade or so. They made their way to orbit around their home planet, then onwards to the planets orbiting their home star, much like the rest of the developed Galaxy, but they grew in ways other races didn't even imagine. It's a question of how much their advancement, however, is owed to their "happy medium" or their centuries-long entrapment.
The key to faster-than-light travel was mathematics, left behind by the Precursors for the younger races to find in beacons scattered on their homeworlds throughout the Galaxy. No single race had ever became true star-voyagers without the assistance of the beacons. Sooner or later, they would find the beacon on their planet, decrypt it, and use that knowledge to spread through their sector of the Galaxy, before meeting those who made the process before.
But not the children of Earth.
By circumstances lost to history, maybe from a worried Precursor who feared for humanities welfare or a malevolent Precursor's deliberate sabotage, the beacon for humanity left behind a different message. When humans unearthed and decrypted the beacon in East Africa during the 22nd Century CE, instead of receiving a key to the locks of lightspeed, they got a warning.
"There are monsters beyond the rim. They knew our technology, superseded it. They intended it that way. You must walk a different path. Stay in this system, stay safe, until you feel you are ready."
Humanity was frustrated, excited, terrified and galvanized by this message. The technology within the beacon itself was centuries ahead of what anyone on Earth had, this was no hoax. But, as advanced as this race was, it didn't help them against these "monsters". How could we, humanity argued, defend against them? The message was clear, though-as long as the human race stayed within Sol, it was safe.
So, humanity made the great exodus into space the hard way. One by one, old hatreds died, the damage done to Earth was reversed, the colonies on the Moon and Mars flourished and expanded, and the inner and outer planets were reached. The asteroid belt was harvested, metal and ice fueling the expansion, making great stations in deep space, each holding millions of souls. Mercury was cracked, and reorganized into solar stations around the sun. Not forgetting the Warning, humanity redoubled it's efforts in science and technology, making it's own path. Everything from medicine to robotics was met with renewed vigor and larger budgets. Prototypes for the first space-borne warships, that will no doubt be needed to fight these Monsters, were designed, built, then redesigned and built again. The war with disease was won, energy shortages were relegated to the history bo
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This one's always my favorite.
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Hylant took a moment to compose herself before she entered the medical wing. Her fronds faded from agitated pink to calm blue, her gills stilled their frantic flutter. She took a breath. This was always the hardest part of her work.
They took the news in different ways. Shouting and screaming were bad. Crying was harder. It was difficult to be professional with battle-hardened warriors weeping in front of her. The worst ones tried to tear off their offending limbs, or kill themselves rather than face the abomination that they’d become.
Abomination though it may be, it was necessary. Civilians who lost a limb could go without, learning to live handicapped. But this was war. Soldiers had to work at peak efficiency, and that meant the twisted marriage of flesh and metal that Hylant had to work with so often. She calmed them and comforted them, but they were always changed afterwards. Their former comrades never treated them the same, and how could they? The patients themselves seemed diminished, shell-shocked, like their arms or legs had stolen their vitality when they left.
Still, the recent progress in the field was definitely helping. The prosthetics were becoming more and more realistic, more indistinguishable from a living limb. The soldiers could pretend, almost believe, that they had not become a monster.
She stroked the datasheet with a long webbed finger. Hmm. This particular patient was one of the mercenaries picked up from the various neutral systems, from a fledgling race known as the Humans. They were rarely seen, and the doctors had never needed to make a prosthetic for such a species before, but they had done their best and assured her that it was up to par. She’d have to see for herself.
She opened the door. The human was conscious, sitting up on a bed never designed for his race, secured for his own safety. His prosthetic arm was well done, so well done that Hylant had to check the chart to know which was which, but it was his face she was more concerned with. His eyes, startlingly high on his head, were wide, and an alien blue. His teeth were bared in a snarl, but Hylant had been told that on a human, such a threat display was actually a social gesture of greeting and familiarity.
“Hi!” he said.
Hylant tried to return the expression, but drawing the teeth back felt bizarre. “Lance-Corporal Simon Grant, I am Pesbekidal Hylant, your caretaker. Are you… aware of what has happened?”
“Yup,” he said cheerfully. “I got my arm blown off down in Miksar 8, so you guys fixed me up with a new one.”
“What? Who told you?” This was bad. Patients had to be told of such a traumatic event by a trained professional. The very idea that someone had callously told him, then left him alone… luckily, he seemed to be a hysterical. They tended not to harm themselves until the shock wore off.
“Oh, no one told me,” he said, mouth still bared in a human smile. “I figu
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>> No. 6342 ID: 863b0d
God dammit, I liked HFY until your shitposting ruined it for me.
>> No. 6343 ID: 451480
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good, be a faggot.

go away.

buh bye.
>> No. 6344 ID: 823a67
None of these are good at all.

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8580 No. 8580 ID: d5e5a4 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
It's been awhile since I've visited the San Jacinto Monument and the USS Texas out in east Houston.

Met up with Lulzmacher and his gf.
It was a rainy day.

sorry SG, I thought you were out hiking
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>> No. 8701 ID: 388296

I see what you did there, and I "lulz"-ed.
>> No. 8702 ID: 388296

Wait, so if they break the cement encasing her, which protected her thus far against the ruination of time/weather, Mikasa could become a floating museum ship too???
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Yeah, but they are not going to do anything that retarded.
If you intend to keep a museum ship for more than a few years, you should ground her on a foundation where leaks will not matter.

- The American Star (SS America) off Fuerteventura, Canary Islands.
Not to be confused with the aircraft carrier USS America, blown up in the Atlantic after serving as a weapons target.
>> No. 8704 ID: 2ae388
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The sinking of the Wasp happened in 1942 on 15 September. 6 Type 95 torpedoes were fired at the Wasp by the Japanese submarine I-19 as the Wasp was performing escort duties along with the carrier USS Hornet and the battleship USS North Carolina and their escorts. The Wasp manuevered and avoided three of them, but three hit. One of the three that missed hit the USS O'Brien, another hit the North Carolins.

Of those that hit the Wasp, one broached and came out of the water and actually struck her above the waterline, the other two below and in the vicinity of some of her magazines and gasoline storage at 14:45 in the afternoon.

Within 50 minutes the order to abandon ship was given as all fire fighting equipment that was left was proving ineffetive because of so many secondary explosions from magazines, ordinance and gas bunkers. I took almost an hour to abandon the vessel which was completed at just after 16:00 hours.

Although fires continued, the Wasp stayed afloat into the night and was showing no signs of sinking.

Finally, at 21:00 hours, over 6 hours after being hit, the Admiral in charge ordered a destroyer, the USS Lansdowne, to sink her. Three more torpedoes were put into her just after 21:00 hours after which she sank. 193 men were killed in the attack, 1,946 were saved. It took a lot to sink a US carrier even in World War II. http://www.sinodefenceforum.com/navy/plan-type-035-039-091-092-submarine-thread-106-3746.html
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Now it is much harder. During the SINKEX for the USS America, the US Navy poured fire into her, from gun fire, to Harpoon missiles, to almost every type of ordinance they had. The actual amount is classified, but sailors do give hints and they indicate that they were all amazed. In the end, explosive ordinance specialists had to rig and detonate demolition explosive devices on her to put her down.

- USS America (CV-66) Kitty Hawk-class supercarrier in 1983.

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8706 No. 8706 ID: 7c5539 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
Post some operators. My folder needs it.
I assume this is the correct place for such threads?
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>> No. 8810 ID: 2b9fe5
When I was looking through my copy of the first book that I mentioned in my previous post, Howard E. Wasdin kept every other face but his own censored in that photograph. Since after all, that book contains his memoirs and he wants to protect their identities.
>> No. 8811 ID: 2b9fe5
I am very curious in regards to the fate of that statue. Did they tear it down after Baghdad was taken, or is it still standing to this very day?
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>> No. 8814 ID: df484d
Still around. They started to demolish it, and are now fixing it.

Pissing on it is on my bucket list.

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7141 No. 7141 ID: 1f64a0 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Now that I'm settling down in my new place and can use the kitchen, I want to get into shape. My goal is to go from my Dale Gribble physique and get just about as big as Mr. Hardy here. I don't want to look strong, I want to BE strong and have as much stamina as possible.

So, what types of workout regimens should I look into? I want to start Pilates and there's a pool right in front of my apartment, so I'm going to start swimming. Any tips on swimming? My form is beyond weak, I currently side stroke on each side to even it out.
Around 6:30 this morning I went for a 2 mile walk, going to start increasing that as I go on. Also going to start running when I can afford some running shoes.

As for workout equipment, what should I look into and where should I look for good deals? My buddy likes to lift weights, so I want to get something we can both use. Been thinking about those dumbbells comprised of discs so you can adjust the weight.

What should I do with my diet? I'm going to start eating a shitload of eggs daily, I currently have an 18 pack in the fridge. I can't chew right now, so I can't eat anything awesome like steak and whatnot. Not until the life insurance comes in and I can afford a dentist to fix what my mom screwed up.
I've heard bodybuilders drink bottled egg whites, but I don't know about that since my goals are very different from a bodybuilder, aside from wanting to bulk up.

Halp me get big and strong, /pt/. I'm sick of being skinny.
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>> No. 7169 ID: 591338

Missed this post. That's cool, dude.

>I'm not focusing on being "bigger", because that can turn into some weird body-image issues and shit, just on getting stronger

It's not a body image issue for me, I'm just sick of weighing so little. There have been so many times when I'm helping people out that they say "okay, put your weight into it" and I usually end up getting pulled with it or not being able to push it, depending on what I'm doing.

I'm just kind of sick of being lanky and weak. Also, a shitty part of being skinny is being asked if I "can fit in there." "In there" usually being dark and dirty with spiders lurking about.
>> No. 7170 ID: 44b37a
Hint: One of the inspiring individuals I've mentioned in my oly wl thread.
>> No. 7171 ID: 445dc0
Don't bother with a personal trainer. Personal trainers are typically marketed towards soccer moms and shit. If you want nutritional and lifting advice, make an account at bodybuilding.com. Some dumbasses, good info though.

The pic you posted in OP didn't happen overnight. Going from >150 pounds to ~215 will take a long time, at least 2-3 years of consistently lifting at LEAST 3 days a week, I do 5 days a week. In order to gain weight and muscle, you need to be a caloric surplus, meaning that you eat more calories than your body burns. If you want to gain weight, lay off of intense swimming. You can still swim to keep off excess fat you gain during the period of a caloric surplus (aka a bulk), but most people (including me) don't do cardio at all during a bulk. It's all up to you though.
>> No. 7172 ID: 591338
I know it's going to take a while, I'm not in a hurry.

And no cardio is a no go. I ride my bike 20 miles a day. 10 miles to and from work.

I'll check out bodybuilding.com, thanks for the info. I have a free session with a personal trainer at the gym, I'm going to take advantage of it. If not for anything other than to work on my form.
>> No. 7173 ID: 242c84
>no cardio at all during a bulk
That kinda explains why I've gained only 5 pounds in two months. Been doing too much cardio. Granted, I can easily move my 75-lb training ruck down the road at a pretty good pace (4 MPH) without getting dizzy...

After my camping trip in July is over, I'm going to do a proper bulk cycle, complete with absurd (yet calculated) amounts of food.

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Dumping pics I acquired in Iraq from the initial invasion, minus destroyed US vehicles and gore. If anyone knows who originally took these (I'm assuming an embedded reporter considering the quality) please make it known.
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I've got a bunch more, but they're mostly just more of the same/pictures of my platoon, and I don't really think anyone is interested in those.

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For Tiggle: XM177 with a field mod VFG and a fixed stock instead of the standard 2-position collapsible stock.
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I've always dug the experimental muzzle brake on that prototype.

Here's a few of jntmjt1's prototype clones. He has, by far the nicest clone collection (mostly because he has fuckloads of money to play with). He had a one-off clone of the muzzle brake machined for one of his builds, which can be seen here.
>> No. 4186 ID: e38105
Is there a place where you can buy a retro AR-15 or retro AR-10 with the wood and everything?
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Gotta diy it

Be jelly of my mottled grips
>> No. 4188 ID: d9d5dc
I've always wondered what kinds of exotic materials you could use to improve barrel durability (like Armalite tried with the titanium). Apparently M60 and M2 barrels are partially lined with a cobalt-chromium alloy called Stellite for wear resistance, and Inconel gets used in suppressors (and absurdly expensive KAC and AAC flash hiders). Although from a bit of reading, all these superalloys used for things like turbine blades are incredibly hard to work with, and harden extremely quickly when machined. So...smoothbore sabot rounds?

Which of course leads to another vague idea I had, osmium-iridium alloy projectiles for extreme-range shooting. Probably similar to a scaled-down APFSDS tank shell, although I feel like you'd need exotic propellants to get something that heavy up to the necessary velocity. Maybe some kind of high explosive, or even make them rocket-assisted. You'd probably be looking at something more like a small artillery piece for that, though...put one of those new computerized scopes on it and you could do some real damage.
>> No. 4189 ID: 540b32
I can tell you that the barrels made by FN for the M2, QCB and M2 Open-bolt, sure as hell dont use no fancy pancy material for wear-resitance, same old chrome lining as ever. Wich by the way flakes of after a few thousand rounds, and there goes all hope of ever hitting something.

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