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18131 No. 18131 ID: a937cd hide watch quickreply [Reply]
real or fake
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>> No. 18139 ID: 13f512
hard to tell, got any more info on it?


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18121 No. 18121 ID: 6c91d5 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
Has anyone succeeded in sourcing & pricing a XX1340 or XX1211 gen-1 triple cascade tube for a Fero-Z51 (Orion 80) scope?
>> No. 18125 ID: f5c3ed
All I could find was this Chinese site:
http://www.hioptic.com/night-vision-equipment/IIT-image-intensifier-tubes/1_generation_image_intensifier.htm

I can't say I'm too familiar with anything beyond PVS-7s and 14s unfortunately.

Good luck!
>> No. 18127 ID: 6c91d5
>>18125
Thank you, i'll check them out.


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18081 No. 18081 ID: e40bce hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
So it's been a rainy month here. Lets have a general rain gear thread.
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>> No. 18096 ID: 56190f
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And remember to keep your guns and powder dry.
Container, Individual, Aerial delivery, Rifle, 1st pattern, (Rigger Modified)
These are the cases also known as the "Modified 1st pattern Griswold bag". Details include authentic snap and grommet closure, cloth loops and snap, interior construction, snap hook and webbing hanger, and military nomenclature ink stamp. Our cases are made slightly longer to fully and comfortably fit the disassembled M1 rifle inside without stretching the canvas. It includes a release cord to close the case. We used custom woven white harness webbing that includes the black ticking with a milspec harness snap hook. The canvas used is the durable and authentic cotton duck in the Od#3 shade. In this rigger-made version we take our standard model container and modify it with the addition of three lift-the-dot tabs to close the container instead of using the lacing closure. This modification was most commonly made by the airborne units fighting in the Southern France campaign. http://www.wwiiimpressions.com/riggershop.htm
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>> No. 18098 ID: 56190f
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the disassembled M1
>> No. 18099 ID: 56190f
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Since hard plastic rifle cases usually cost a lot, I typically use cheap padded soft plastic zippered rifle bags.
>> No. 18103 ID: e8c487
>>18084
yes i do and i love it, not much more to say though its nice quality, but it should be for the price, it is super convenient that it folds up nice and small in its own attached pouch.

if you like ponchos, i would definitely say get this one its the best i have ever owned.


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17047 No. 17047 ID: 82edf9 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
Gear of the world wars.
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Pilot Officer Paton and Sergeant Pilot Crompton leaning on the barrel of a gun on a tank buster, Tunisia, May 1943.

Looks like a UK Hawker Hurricane with two 40mm anti-tank cannons.
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One of the twelve thousand goumiers in the French corps, irregular Berber tribesmen known for their agility and ruthlessness.
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U.S. Army Signal Corps, Bell & Howell 35mm Eyemo 71-Q (PH-330-G) motion picture camera used during World War II.
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17462 No. 17462 ID: 2bdd99 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Since AR500 can't unfuck its shipping/order department, I have 350+ to spend on armor unless they miraculously put a carrier and plates on my doorstep by monday, I need alternatives. I sent them an email saying I either want my money back now, or they can send me the plates I order and another of their cheapest level 3 carrier packages.

Currently running a grey ghost carrier, but it's been without armor since fucking beginning of september. Give me good and reliable places to get some shit.
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>> No. 17547 ID: 79b400
>>17546
>>17545
We should get the guy from the Wound Channel to test it out, I'd trust him to put it through its paces.
>> No. 17548 ID: 79b400
>>17547
I actually just sent him a message with the link, we'll see if he's interested.
>> No. 17554 ID: 82c0c7
>>17546
Hate to hear that you hate your carrier so much, because I was just about to buy that exact style. Does anyone have similar recommendations in that price range?
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Where do you guys usually get your OTVs? If they work well I guess I'll take a shot at purchasing one.
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>>17554
I ended up selling my banshee on ebay and buying a Ferro Concepts Slickster from The Great White North. A little less overt but has a little less working space than something like a banshee, but scale-able from plates only under a cover shirt to a light magazine/essentials loadout to pairing with a chest rig for the full package.

For something with a little more space to work with from the start, I'd look at Beez Combat Systems or Mayflower for a good budget option.


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18067 No. 18067 ID: 6ef9f1 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
I'm looking to make a pair of sweetheart grips, anyone have thoughts, advice or have done this before?
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US WW2 Colt M1911A1 with sweetheart grips from a crashed airplane over Germany.
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This appears to be a Swedish Husqvarna m1887 7.5mm Nagant revolver with sweetheart Ava Gardner grips.
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Since I know there are some ham radio operators/people familiar with radio tech on here, what's the deal with the 30-87 mhz frequencies used by SINCGARS? From reading ham radio stuff I understand that the low-VHF frequencies like 6m and 10m have extremely variable performance, which I'd imagine would not be desirable for military operations, so why use them for a tactical radio instead of another more stable frequency range?
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>6m and 10m have extremely variable performance

You got that right. But for long distance.

They have very sporadic long distance performance. On summer days, the E-layer of the ionosphere well, ionizes, and then skips are possible. I think the farthest I got on 6m was Enid, Oklahoma, from basically Casa Grande, AZ.

Same goes for 10m. Farthest was North Dakota on E-layer.

However, despite 10m being HF, they both act like regular VHF. Good for local ground-wave stuff, and plenty stable. I could reliably hear the 'local' 10m repeater, about 50 miles away.

I have a feeling the use of these bands dates back to WWII, when the upper end of the VHF spectrum wasn't all that practical for good cheap day-to-day comms.


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No man is actually a Virgin due to they're dicks being I a caging before they were even born.
>> No. 18052 ID: ad8094
I don't know what you are saying either and this is in the wrong board, /t/ probably but /dmz/ for sure


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17965 No. 17965 ID: 632b3e hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Here's a thread I've been meaning to make for a while.

What are the best ways to carry for hiking and camping? Obviously due to the nature of the activity the gear overlaps with military and hunting stuff, but I've actually been trying to get away from overtly tactical or modern military looking gear at least for casual jaunts. For deeper backwoods trips aesthetics is immaterial.

Currently, I just use my regular G-code OSH holster for my Glock 20. The drawbacks of this are:

1. No retention
2. Belt positioning interferes with hip straps for packs
3. No concealment
4. No room in holster for weapon light

The pros are if I did need to draw it would be fast and very similar to my regular CC and competition muscle memory.

Ideally, I'd like a solution that allows for a reasonable degree of retention, like maybe a flap as you'd see on a hunting holster. Arranged in a way that doesn't interfere with packs, and can fit the TLR-2 G I just ordered.

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>> No. 17997 ID: 6c937c
>>17996

There are also a billion shops that do custom kydex
>> No. 17998 ID: 632b3e
  Found this.
>> No. 18032 ID: 3f7131
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I own one of the Hill People gear chest pouches and I like it. Went winter camping last weekend and I packed the non-freezable things in it (batteries, water filter, etc.), snacks, map and gun.

Only downside is in very cold weather if you're layering on and off your coat, you end up with your outer layer covering it so if you don't have slack the coat might be tight (mine wasn't). For most of the hike or in better weather it'll be sitting on the outside where you can readily get to useful kit. I slept with it in the bag to keep the critical things above freezing and it did not get in the way.

Check the dimensions before ordering if you're getting one of the smaller versions. My M&P9c fits comfortably in the original one, but the smaller ones it'd be very tight.
>> No. 18034 ID: 632b3e
>>18032

All things considered it seems best, I just know I'm going to hate the sweat under it through the summer and fall
>> No. 18049 ID: bec165
Safariland ALS are outstanding for a retention holster, allow for a very natural draw. Utilizing the QLS, you could have one on your belt, another woven through molle webbing on a pack, or attached somehow inside the pack (not having a gun flopping around in a bag is good), I've even seem some people put them in their cars to be able to pop the gun off their hip and stick it under the dash.

KT-Mech does an interesting molded kydex but with a spring loaded retention hood as well as the usual friction retention, they would be able to accommodate a Glock 20/TLR-2.

And when Raven Concealment takes orders again, they do actually have a retention option that utilizes a Pull The Dot strap (which are nifty little things).


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18035 No. 18035 ID: 787df2 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Has anyone tried these bulletproof backpacks before?

https://bestbulletproof.com/products/bulletproof-backpack
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>> No. 18043 ID: f5c3ed
>>18041
>aleiexpress

I wouldn't trust my life to ballistic armor from overseas.
>> No. 18044 ID: d4c8ee
>>18043
The Chinese armor gives you lead poisoning without having to go to the trouble of getting shot, just think of the time you'll save!
>> No. 18045 ID: 3f7131
>>18035
I feel like you'd be better off buying a plate and making a cheapo fabric pocket with velcro straps to put it on, but transporting it in a laptop sleeve.

>>18041
Huh. I would like to see someone order it and test it.
>> No. 18046 ID: 1611fc
>>18041
>You're gonna do what, hold your backpack out at arms length and hope they don't shoot you anywhere else?
So I guess soldiers, law enforcement, firearm instructiors, armed security officers, and all them just stop wearing body armor, since they'll just get shot somewhere else.

>And hope that they're not using a rifle that will just blow through it anyways?
Level 3 or 3+ will stop most 5.56 (including M855, depending on the plate composition) or ball 308 just fine, and even against 308 AP rounds it could turn a fatal hit into one that is merely dangerous. It also is amusing that you dollow up this comment with pushing OP towards soft armor that would do jack shit against any 5.56 or 308.
>> No. 18048 ID: d4c8ee
>>18045
I have a sneaking suspicion that while the vest will probably work as intended (the DOJ certification letter was actually issued to a couple Chinese companies), it's probably not going to last as long, and won't incorporate any "tricks" that are used in modern armor design to reduce the kinetic impact effects or whatever.


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