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74530 No. 74530 ID: d2caef Stickied hide watch quickreply [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
Post your guns (and yours alone!).

Rules: No post without picture.
Bonus credit: Quality photography is highly appreciated.

Here's my newly acquired Smith & Wesson Model 29 (no dash).
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>> No. 109495 ID: 7db4d4
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Nice! I'm glad I picked it up. I went in there last week. All they have is 6-8 old rifles and shotguns and 2 non functioning Mauser training rifles. They had some Speer Gold Dot .45 HPs at $20/50rds. I bought several boxes, too good of a deal to pass up.
>> No. 109537 ID: 95c133
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109443 No. 109443 ID: 6affc4 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
I've bought my first gun illegally off some hippie guy.
It's a .38 Colt Detective Special with black rubber grips. I wanted to check out the year it was produced in but the serial number doesn't match up. Mine has two letters "SA" and four digits. I looked it up on Colt's website and it says the gun should be Single Action Army. Wat means?
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>> No. 109632 ID: 6ebd1f
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>> No. 109633 ID: 6ebd1f
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>> No. 109634 ID: 6ebd1f
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>> No. 109635 ID: 6ebd1f
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Colt frame and Union Switch & Signal slide
>> No. 109637 ID: 6affc4

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109459 No. 109459 ID: d6b148 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Post em if you got em
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>> No. 109589 ID: 7db4d4
Have you shot it?! Vid?
>> No. 109591 ID: e2c5f9
Of course

The weak point in the design turns out to be that the rear reciever needs a recoil plug and the hinge needs to be beefier. The hinge pin snapped under recoil. The drawer latch worked fine.
>> No. 109592 ID: e2c5f9
*recoil lug(s)
>> No. 109593 ID: 58727a
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Maybe go to 20 gauge and add an additional latch on the bottom for reinforcement?
>> No. 109636 ID: a70453
  seems potentially useful

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109329 No. 109329 ID: b6e91c hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Poor /k/ unite! Post the stuff you wish you could buy, but can't.
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>> No. 109610 ID: 48c559
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.44 Special snub-nose?
Here's an old pistol Smith & Wesson Model 24-3 .44 S&W Special revolver with a 3-inch barrel.
>> No. 109611 ID: 48c559
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This Smith & Wesson Model 629 Carry Comp Performance Center loads .44 Magnum & .44 Special.
>> No. 109612 ID: 7d2509
What I reeeally want is a custom job. 6 round .44 special, 2 3/4" barrel, gold bead front sight, smooth ebony grips, round butt, bobbed hammer DAO. But I suspect a new custom gun from S&W is expensive as all fuck, and the existing snubbie 624s are so gosh dang pretty it'd be a sin to fuck with them.
>> No. 109613 ID: 39f8b3
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Smith & Wesson Model 624 by Lew Horton, .44 Special, 3-inch barrel.
>> No. 109614 ID: 0fb899
You see what the fuck I mean? I can't deface that work of art. It's not EXACTLY what I want, but if I got my hands on one, I'll be damned if I change a thing.

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109604 No. 109604 ID: 6f36a7 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
I have a question for any gunsmiths.
the roll pins circled on that picture, keep backing out on my Rhino.
what is the best solution for this problem long term?
I saw a post something similar happening with a S&W M&P 45 that said use blue loctite.
>> No. 109605 ID: bc1daf

Saw something recently with a Ruger GP100. Gunsmith just tapped the pin back in and used loctite.
>> No. 109606 ID: 270452
Shit, that's a cool design

>(low bore axis, never seen that before)
>> No. 109607 ID: f2172d
See the Mateba, which is from the same designer.
>> No. 109608 ID: 79cf2b
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Everyone's favorite space revolver. I picked one up but the (adjustable) sights are WAY the fuck off. And it broke from dry firing.

(So if you dry fire, use snap caps.)

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109485 No. 109485 ID: d507e4 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Well, for those not in the know, Robinson Arms is releasing a small batch of M-96 rifles. (maybe 200) I'm already on the list to buy one with an MSRP of $2500 and change. Convince me not to...anybody?
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>> No. 109561 ID: c3cbd5
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>> No. 109562 ID: 101bb6

No I had to. I went back to live in Germany for a few years. No way could I take my stuff with me. I put four in storage (my P88 being one. Never parting with it) and just left. I had to get clean.

I miss our emails. Im glad your still around. I have missed you. You were always a rock.

I guess in my situation a Glock 17, A Walther P88, a 1911, and an LR-300. Because that's all I have.

I would feel better if I had an M4 again and an AK74. Mine was a Saiga Legion and 5.45 is really the better caliber.

Wouldn't mind a FAL for nostalgia and another P226 but guns are kinda back burner right now.

My ideal list would be:
-M4 Carbine with an ACOG or Red dot
-AK74 no optic
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>> No. 109563 ID: c3cbd5
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The P88 is a very good pistol from the 1980s.
The Walther P88 is highly prized among collectors and sport shooters due to its superb accuracy (40 to 50 mm [1.5 to 2 in] groups at 20 m [25 yd]) and high-quality construction. But the standard P88 was heavily criticized for being bulky, heavy and expensive; the Compact version solved none of these issues. High-quality German pistols don't come cheap, you proles!
- Walther P88 with Nill wood grips.
>> No. 109564 ID: c3cbd5
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As Oskar Schindler said, "Nice things cost money."
>> No. 109565 ID: 101bb6
Well I had one in the early 90s. Tracked one down umpteen years ago. Posted pictures I know but that was like 3 laptops ago.

Its like if Walther made a 226. But nicer. Its a luxury piece. A nice gun but you dont really want to go beating it around.

I havent shot it in at least 10 years. I need to change that.

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109541 No. 109541 ID: ee0ef7 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Y'all like S Words and shit? Post em. I've still gotta wall-mount that kriegsmesser and arming sword.
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>> No. 109550 ID: f2172d
but neat collection, none the less
>> No. 109551 ID: c3cbd5
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No pipe wrench, though.
I knew people who got in trouble with the cops because they kept clubs or knives in their cars, but one kept an old and heavy pipe wrench for a cudgel under the seat and the cops (routinely searching young men's cars) couldn't really object.
- An assortment of pipe wrenches, aka Stillson wrenches, designed by Daniel C. Stillson in 1869.
>> No. 109552 ID: c3cbd5
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Sears heavy-duty 18-inch pipe wrench.
Some jerk is coming at you with a knife? Brain him with a hundred year-old pipe wrench.
>> No. 109555 ID: 793056
My old man used to carry a "lead mallet" because he was in the roofing trade.

In fact it was a chunk of bannister for similar reasons.
>> No. 109616 ID: bbee29
I've always been curious about the difference in cerebral trauma between a deadblow hammer and a regular hammer. If the total mass of the hammer heads were the same, swung at the same speed, would a deadblow be more dangerous or less dangerous than a regular hammer?

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109033 No. 109033 ID: b6e91c hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts]
Pretend for some reason we can't steal tanks or something.
What kind of technicals can Americans come up with? Desert people manage to slap together some cool stuff so we should be able to do better.
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>> No. 109296 ID: 793056
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Probs did something like this?
>> No. 109317 ID: 862a73
The bolt on CROWS systems are exactly as you described them. I hadn't heard of any LAV turrets being put onto a Humvee and I doubt that guy was telling you the truth. There isn't enough space to put that on there plus the wiring would be too much for a mechanic team to just drop everything else and get done correctly. I could see putting a 25mm on a Humvee and I've seen M134 miniguns put into Humvee turrets, but a full blown LAV turret?

There were some awesome frankentrucks out there in the early years of the war. Ive seen HEMTT and LMTV guntrucks that were so heavily armored and well built that they proved to be more useful than the purpose built APCs in our AO. For a while, we really thought the Army & Marines we're going to start putting them together in the states but they went with the MRAPs instead. Having played with both, I really preferred the frankentrucks.

At one point in Afghanistan, the local jingletrucks were being ambushed and robbed by insurgents so we decorated a small convoy of LMTVs with painted bedsheets and Christmas lights and started using those to draw out the attackers. They looked convincing at night and worked great.
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Why is this thread not in /v/?
Come on, I need some company over there!
>> No. 109497 ID: d68317
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Also, have some Vietnam gun truck.
>> No. 109538 ID: 0c84a6
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109502 No. 109502 ID: ac4ac3 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Nice restorations.
Here's a nice US Winchester Model 1876 in .45-75 by Turnbull Restoration.
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>> No. 109530 ID: ac4ac3
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US Winchester Model 1892 Deluxe Takedown in .45 Colt by Turnbull Restoration.
Very nice work.
>> No. 109534 ID: ac4ac3
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Forgotten Weapons has a series of videos on Winchester Lever Action Development: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofGnRSE7lpI&list=PL9e3UCcU00TREsGA9nkvCqFp2e0Ht9u3e
Winchester Lever Action Development: 1860 Henry https://youtu.be/ofGnRSE7lpI
- US Winchester Model 1866 Deluxe with semi-relief engraving by Conrad F. Ulrich.

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109075 No. 109075 ID: b2b3ad hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
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>> No. 109085 ID: 6affc4
>6.5 CM already has really long bullets and still fits into a .308 overall length.

Yeah, you're right, probably due to geometry.


What's the trick with these? Carbide core?
>> No. 109088 ID: 8e4d38
>the XR-68 houses the SmarTak electronics system, an advanced weapons system design for real-time battlespace awareness.
Sounds kind of like the dozens of fancy looking eyepro mounted HALO HUD doodads I helped the armorer do a layout on the other week.

>we want the best inovative tech out there
>Nobody knows how to use it and it's expensive
>let's throw it in a box and only bring it out to count every change of command and then probably lose the cables when putting it all away time fucking now due to some absurd time hack
Army strong
>> No. 109171 ID: eb971f
>Nothing the Army will ever take seriously.
This. The Army is moving toward a plastic cased ammunition for their next generation of rifles and LMGs so this is already dead in the water. It also doesn't do anything better than an AR in 5.56 as long as the barrel is at least 16 inches. You only run into problems with that cartridge and bullet when the barrel is chopped off. I am so sick of tards who fuck up a perfectly good, well-engineered product then either complain that it's badly designed or try to come up with a "fix" that is anything other than undoing their bubba-fudd hackjob.
>> No. 109271 ID: 0d01d8
>why does the Army want 6.8 specifically?

Just an educated guess here. The reason they went full retard for the 6.8 SPC is the impressive performance--in ballistic gelatin, anyway--of a non-catalogued prototype 115gr .270 caliber Sierra MatchKing bullet that someone at Sierra was nice enough to load into some test ammunition for the Big Army circa 2002. Supposedly in tests they were highly impressed by its consistently rapid yaw cycle.

Which is weird because the conventional wisdom is that "fleet yaw" is a problem because yaw cycle is pretty random and inherently inconsistent and can't be affected greatly by bullet design or velocity, it just is what it is. (.303 British Mk. VIIz and 5.45mm 7N1 say "'sup?" I know, guys. I know.)

Nonetheless, the performance of two or three, max, of these Sierra bullets in Jello blocks made the Big Army's eyes bug out, back when they were still wedded to at least paying lip service to the Hague Convention, which the US never signed in the first place. Whether this level of performance could be sustained even in principle with ammunition using bullets that weren't basically handmade toolroom prototypes, I do not know.

I personally think there's no reason for the 6.8 SPC to exist. 6.5 Grendel does everything it purports to do, but better, with flatter trajectory and better retained velocity that, with carefully chosen bullets, (supposedly) catches up with and surpasses 7.62x51 NATO in terms of kinetic energy somewhere around 1100-1200m, and the high sectional density of 6.5mm bullets allows it to catch up with 7.62 in things like penetrating sandbags and wooden planks long before then. Of course, both 6.8 SPC and 6.5 Grendel are both MUCH heavier, round for round than 5.56mm, allowing the guys at the sharp end to carry less ammo for the same weight, and being MUCH more powerful than 5.56 also means they're MUCH less controllable in full auto fire, and these were the exact problems 5.56mm was created to solve 55 years ago.

You'd think, though, that if the Big Army were serious, and not just fucking around with taxpayer money to give Special Forces new toys to make them feel more special, they'd convert the SAW or whatever its replacement is to the new caliber first and foremost, right? Because in modern fire-and-movement infantry tactics the SAW is the infantry squad and platoon's real teeth, the riflemen are just there to keep the SAW gunners from getting outflanked and overrun, amirite guise? So they'd either create a replacement for 5.56mm that fits in SAW links or design a new link and a SAW replacement around it, but almost 20 years on, exactly jack and shit have been done on those fronts.
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>> No. 109452 ID: 6affc4
Turns out it's 6.8 but not SPC and all three entries look fairly interesting. If the telescopic ammo gun actually works and doesn't jam in a way that's impossible to clear they will surely find clients even if the US doesn't adopt it.

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