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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. 102783 ID: 3f5192
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102783
Got tired of gas in the face and decided to just embrace the piston.

Also a plus that it doesn't start glowing after three mags.
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.mood


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102788 No. 102788 ID: 85f7d3 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Evening guys,

I have a Mossberg 9200 12 gauge that I took trap shooting, and somewhere around the 50 round mark the bolt locked back and won't budge. A similar malfunction occurred earlier in the day, but was cleared with a simple butt-stroke and the gun functioned without error for the next 40 rounds or so. I'm not sure if this is a issue with the bolt or the action bar, but neither piece will move. Any guidance on troubleshooting this would be greatly appreciated.

(also if this is in the wrong place feel free to move it)
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>> No. 102842 ID: 19518e
>>102841
>Also, $3 part but $10 shipping
>$10 shipping

I thought that was a canuckshit thing :/
>> No. 102844 ID: 85f7d3
>>102837

So, at this point I'm not sure how to move forward. I would like to remove the barrel to get at the bolt, but AFAIK the barrel can't be removed while the action is out of battery, is that correct?
>> No. 102845 ID: 6057a8
>>102844
From what I've seen of that kind of design of semi-auto, the thicker chamber area interferes with the action bars unless the action is closed. You could try to see if they can wiggle out together, sometimes getting the barrel to play forwards and backwards can help you free up the action just enough to close, or even to remove all the things. If it doesn't move with light percussive persuasion, you might have to bring it to a gunsmith, but I have a sneaking suspicion he'll just take out a slightly larger plastic hammer, close the action with it, and unfuck it after it's apart.

You can try bumping the action bars/piston or seeing if the barrel has any wiggle room, as long as you're not chimping out on it and using leather-wrapped hammer or plastic hammer for your diagnostic drumming and disassembly, I honestly can't imagine you'd do more damage if you're just tapping at it to try and close the action. Sometimes a surprising amount of force is required (muzzle assembly pin for SVT-40 requires full force 16oz ball peen to even get it to move a hair) without anything being wrong.

Regardless, there's no shame in being cautious, if you're concerned about damaging it further at this point, at least getting it looked at by a competent gunsmith could save you headaches in the long run; internet diagnosis or advice can only go so far. As I have no first hand experience with that particular firearm, I can't recommend much in good conscience aside from getting it looked at by someone IRL that knows that model.
>> No. 102846 ID: 85f7d3
>>102845

Thanks, I appreciate the input. When I have a minute I'm going to grab a rubber hammer and see if I can move the action bar at all. I'll also let some oil soak into where I *think* the action is bound up to see if that will help. I'll report back.
>> No. 102847 ID: 6057a8
>>102846
No prob. Seeing how slow OPchan is, it wouldn't hurt to leave the thread up for a while longer before doing much more than oil and a bit of light hammer time. Maybe a 9200-or-similar owner will check in and provide insight.


No. 102777 ID: 813f6b hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
  Impressive, even for a company/museum. Known anyone that could do better?
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>> No. 102808 ID: 71ae68
>>102806
>If you're gonna have a museum, why have so many duplicates?

Kinda reminds me of the IMFDB entry for Black Cops II where they comment on the survivors of the zombie mod using four identical Colt Pythons from the wardens private collection and mentioned how it shows he's not very good at collecting things.

The fact the Armed Guy has multiples of the same damn thing leads me to believe he is just hoarding. Its a bit different from just collecting, hoarding items ensures nobody else has them and isn't done for any reason beyond "I have them and you don't".

>>102806
>Why else would all of those guns be operational?

Why wouldn't they be?
>> No. 102822 ID: 59033e
The recoiless rifles kill me, I've been lusting after a 57mmRR for years, it was actually a 57mm reactivation thread I ran across that got me into DDs. The fact that he has multiple in presumably working condition with that many usable components and he hasn't shot any of them in years is painful to think about. I also have to wonder how often he's shot that MG-42, cause the box of ammo he holds up and what looks like most of the other boxes surrounding it are all 8x56R on chargers.
>> No. 102824 ID: 813f6b
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>>102822

Considering how many he has, I doubt he gets the ammo to shoot from his exhibits.

Also, if you have both MG34 & MG42, wouldn't you shoot the former a lot more often? Better trigger, single/auto, higher overall quality,...
>> No. 102833 ID: 0876ee
You know, I was reading on swissrifles earlier, apparently one guy owns somewhere between 10-25% of the 550s and civ import 551s in the US.

And now this.

Theres an old guy who used to do central california shows that basically bought all the milsurp when it was super cheap back in the day, and he used to fund his retirement slowly selling it off. He literally bought two barrels of Turk mausers for $100 when they first hit the markets in the 60s, and so he'd have a few of those, a couple enfields, a 1903, and so on. He had the best 3-4 tables of the show and he'd give you a deal if you spent over a thousand or so, or if he got to recognize you.

Private party C&R long arms were banned in CA since and I think he basically stopped shortly after that.

I wanted to buy a nice bringback K98 from him years ago when I was still in college, but was $200 short of his lowest negotiating price. I tried getting my mom on the phone to lend me the money, but when she found out what it was for, she said no because I had too many guns as it was. When I told him I'd have to pass over it for that reason, he asked how many I had. About 8 or so. He laughed and said his wife told him the same thing when he hit that much, only with 2 zeros at the end of that. He let me walk out with that rifle with the promise to pay him back once I had the cash.

I like to imagine there's a lot of these old guys that saw "Crate of SVT-38s for $25? Sure why not" that will eventually reenter the market once they realize they can't take them into the afterlife and start bringing them to gun shows (and hopefully not RIA or their kids turning in for gun buyback giftcards)
>> No. 102843 ID: 628641
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>>102833
>this guy's heirs turning in functional MG42s and ma deuces for $25 Starbucks giftcards

Stop it friend. My mind does not even want to go there.


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102361 No. 102361 ID: aec7e7 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts]
I heard tell that the /k/ommandos here were very generous and have given guns away before. Sirs, I am extremely poor and much desire a nugget. Is there anyone here who would have a beater to donate?
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>> No. 102735 ID: fb893e
>>102720
What about a K11 or G11? I had a K11 (IIRC, Tactikool wound up with it) and I liked it better than either K31 I had, except for the 300m minimum iron sights. One of them would still be a good buy if they're available.
>> No. 102834 ID: 0876ee
>>102735
>I had a K11 (IIRC, Tactikool wound up with it)
And I still have it, thank you!

G11s (or 96/11s, theyre basically the same thing) are the best discount swiss rifle imo. Their bolts are smoother and the recoil a lot slower than K31s, and generally are very pleasant to shoot, as well as the long fucking sight picture to boot. You have to be okay with a 30" barrel'd rifle though, which I think are sexy as fuck, but such opinions are unpopular.

The rule with milsurp is basically, you get one chance to buy it for cheap, and in some cases that window can be just a few hours long, or in the most extreme case with the AIM manhurins a while back, only a few minutes iirc. (Someone on here got in on them, Jedi, was that you?). Other than that, it'll cost a noticeable amount more but the flip side is you can inspect (or at least see pictures on gb) so you have a much better idea of what you're getting. I personally don't mind paying the extra to make sure I get something in good condition, but I guess that's not true for everyone, and some things can be really hard to get after market, like the Jordanian S&Ws that came on for really cheap but never were seen again (Still huge THANK YOU to RaceMixer for selling me his, I still havent seen one pop up on gb)
>> No. 102838 ID: e358f8
  K31, K11, G11 Schmidt-Rubin compared, best swiss rifles https://youtu.be/D-fxJMS8X7M
>> No. 102839 ID: e358f8
  Swiss 1911 Carbine
hickok45 https://youtu.be/sj3a62x-DFA
Showing and shooting a vintage 1927 Swiss 1911 Carbine (7.5X55 Swiss) I can't pretend to be an expert on Swiss rifles, but these straight-pull Schmidt-Rubin rifles are very interesting bolt guns.
>> No. 102840 ID: e358f8
  K31 Swiss Rifle https://youtu.be/vme90gayUzc


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102722 No. 102722 ID: 1519ac hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Hey WarPlanRed, could you post some pictures of your lr-300esque build? Specifically the gas key, recoil spring setup, and bolt carrier? I stupidly didn't save them when you first posted them. Thanks bro.
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>> No. 102815 ID: 813f6b
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>>102813

Stocks can be changed rather easily. The front furniture is another issue.
>> No. 102816 ID: 813f6b
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The stock pictured is right for the later LR300s though.

I kinda wish the TTR had been a success. I find a lack of folding stocks one of the larger disadvantages of the AR15s.
>> No. 102817 ID: 1519ac
>>102816
It looks heavy but I always loved that handguard. I think it's 'cause STALKER.
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>> No. 102832 ID: 0876ee
Its really a shame manufacturing of the LR300s never took off. I was hoping the Para purchase would bring them to a bigger spotlight, but it seems Para had some financial issues and so they decided to forget about taking a risk and doubled down on 1911s.

I remember the old ZM website, iirc they had LR300 kits for 1700 (upper, stock, pistol grip). Shit just wasn't cheap enough or well marketed enough to get much appeal outside maybe the toppest tier of arfcom richfags and opchan tripfags.

I really wanted to build one before zm shut down, but I was still a poor collegefag at the time, and such, HK ends up getting all the piston AR money and we still dont have real folding stock ARs on the market last i checked.

Well, with the current president and leaked ATF whitepaper, who knows, we may be able to get Sigs imported again and thats basically the same thing outside mag/trigger group compat.


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102355 No. 102355 ID: d97441 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts]
https://www.hudsonmfg.com/product/
Sci-fi future 1911. I think it looks pretty neat, but with a MSRP of $1,147 and it being a brand new company, I don't see myself getting one any time soon.
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>> No. 102747 ID: 1519ac
>>102746
I really don't understand why people are so optimistic about the HPA. Look, I'd love it if it passed, and don't let me discourage you from contacting your reps/pushing for it, but I don't see it happening. Do people really think that the majority of republican politicians are in favor of taking things off the NFA?
>> No. 102748 ID: 6ca38e
>>102747
A lot of my optimism admittedly comes from my desire to see it passed. But, objectively, as far as firearm legislation goes, the performance of the HPA in the past year has been stellar, picking up more cosponsors, faster, than pretty much any pro-gun bill in recent history.

Add in to the fact that the ATF has said outright that they won't fight against the HPA and indeed the recent white paper that was "leaked" indicates that there are strong feelings from inside the ATF about taking them off the NFA on their own. Of course, the white paper isn't policy, and obviously those feelings aren't universal. But it's good news all the same.

On the financial side, I'm not sure how much money is actually generated by the tax stamps or where exactly it goes, but in total I can't imagine it being a significant amount as far as the US Government is concerned. Millions to be sure, but against a budget measured in the hundreds of trillions (on which we don't seem to give a shit about being in the red every year as it is).

Plus...Trump Jr is all about the quiet pew pews and is close to some industry people. Trump himself also proclaimed himself to be adamantly pro 2A during the elections and it's an opportunity to prove that such proclamations were more than just lip service.

I think, all considered, the conditions simply all line up really well for the bill getting passed. Maybe I'm wrong in the way I've read things, but I'm hopeful and mostly confident that I'm right.
>> No. 102749 ID: b70387
>>102746
It doesn't hurt them to be cautious in this situation. If/when the HPA passes, they can ramp up production to meet demand, and any advantage that some other company might have by already having a large inventory of suppressors would be a temporary thing. Ramping up production now could put them well into debt, which would be especially hard to pay off if the HPA doesn't pass, or even passes a year or two after they might expect. If it doesn't pass, they now have a bunch of possibly specialized equipment that they need to sell, possibly at a significant loss. If it does pass, but they overestimate the new demand for suppressors, the same applies, to a somewhat lesser extent.

We've seen similar decisions made by ammunition manufacturers during the panic buying episodes. They don't add more equipment to bring up capacity, because the panic-buying doesn't reflect a long-term trend. They need to be able to feel out any long-term trend before they do anything, or they risk screwing themselves over.

>>102748
>any pro-gun bill in recent history
What other pro-gun bills have there been at the federal level in recent history?
>> No. 102830 ID: 9a106b
>>102749

>What other pro-gun bills have there been at the federal level in recent history?

Nothing major like reclassifying stuff, but
http://www.businessinsider.com/gun-laws-obama-has-signed-2012-12

for great ironies.
>> No. 102831 ID: 6ca38e
Oh hey I was posting in this thread.

>>102749
Mainly the carry reciprocity bills that have been pretty much non-starters is what I was thinking of. 2, 3 times during Obama's term it came up and died it committee?

The HPA picked up 7 cosponsors last week, and twice that the week before. To compare, the CCW Reciprocity bill in 2013 averaged between 1 and 2 a week for most of its span.

Granted, picking up cosponsors is not a perfect indicator on how a bill will perform in committee and at votes, but it's kinda all we have to really go on until voting happens.


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102559 No. 102559 ID: 2a5860 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
While I wouldn't call it a resolution, I have decided that I want to get out shooting more this year. For a number of reasons, the last couple years I haven't made it to either the range or the woods, and I aim to fix that.

I'm planning on taking some classes as soon as I can, but in the meantime, I'm looking to gather up some good resources towards bettering myself as a shooter, rather than just going out and making noise. I'm getting a shot timer and a few target stands, and my goal is to get out and do 200-250 rounds once a month. My focus will be on my carry guns; Glock 19 and 43. I'll probably work the AR every couple of months too.

So, I'd like to devote a theead to training resources found on the web, and I'd be interested in Opchan's input.

The obvious one that I already have bookmarked is www.pistol-training.com.

What other good sources are out there? Drills? Targets? YouTube channels?
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>> No. 102805 ID: 8a2fe4
>>102782
Mod, that was obviously a sarcastic post. There was no need for that ban.
>> No. 102825 ID: b97d8a
>>102782
Agree with >>102805
>> No. 102826 ID: 84a647
>>102782
Agree with >>102805
>> No. 102828 ID: d094dd
>>102805
I'd have less of a problem with that unnecessary ban if the ban message was at least funnier than the post. Mods are to be paragons of the community, after all, not mediocre shitposters themselves. I'd have been okay with
>(USER NEGLIGENTLY SHOT A VAGINA INTO HIS FOOT FOR THIS POST)
>(remember to keep all that edge pointed in a safe direction)
as part of a slap-on-the-wrist ban. Both shitposting and banning shitposters should be equally permissible as long as both are entertaining.
>> No. 102829 ID: b70387
>>102805
>>102825
>>102826
>>102828
I read this post and didn't think anything of it, until I saw it in the report list after I was done browsing. I came back and stared at it for a minute and was like, 'yeah, okay.' Hopefully, twelve hours was short enough that the guy missed it altogether. Anyway, I'm going to get back to my secret mission of slowly destroying this shitlord site. You bunch of fucking neanderthals. :P


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102811 No. 102811 ID: ae1f02 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
Are these any good gunstores near Albany fellow NY operaotrs? I'll be spending a few days down there and I'd like to stop by.
>> No. 102812 ID: 632b3e
There really aren't. My experience with NYS gun stores was mostly terrible. You can see if Jim's Guns on Rte 30 between Amsterdam and Broadalbin is still open, but that dude is almost certainly dead by now. He was at least funny if a complete fudd.
>> No. 102818 ID: ae1f02
>>102812
Shame.
>> No. 102819 ID: 957e9b
>>102811
Dude you need to move out of NY.

Seriously. Like move to NH if you want to stay in the cold or to south western VA. Both are far more gun friendly on their bad days than NYS on its best.

If you insist on staying I would suggest getting a C&R, gunbrokering it up, and just avoid the gun shops as much as possible.
>> No. 102820 ID: 632b3e
>>102819

I don't think a C&R would even help in the US if you tried to get anything remotely good.
>> No. 102821 ID: 632b3e
*in NYS


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102752 No. 102752 ID: 9e5a34 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
More?
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>> No. 102780 ID: 957e9b
>>102772
It bothers me sooooooo much when people have to TELL YOU THAT THEY ARE AN OEF (or OIF) VETERAN...
>> No. 102781 ID: fb893e
>>102752 >>102756 >>102764 >>102765 >>102766 >>102767 >>102769

I dig the A E S T H E T I C, but that can't be all that reliable. Does someone make and sell these, or are they a gun hipster art project?
>> No. 102784 ID: f5c3ed
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102784
Just another way to get shit into your mag and potentially your chamber.

Now here's how you modify a mag
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102785
Barfcom guide on how to do it:
https://www.ar15.com/forums/t_3_17/371140_.html&page=1

If it works on a PMAG it would work on most polymer AK mags I would think.
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>>102781
http://www.badelementco.com/products-services


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96901 No. 96901 ID: 52ed6e hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts]
Been a while since the last one.

>I have a SKS that has a shortened barrel. It is currently legal again for anyone to own. I am looking to trade or sell it.

>Will trade for:
>Trade's I'm interested in:
>Ruger pistols 9,40,45,357
>XD pistols 9,40,45
>S&W pistols 9,40,45,357
>1911's
>357 revolvers with at least 4-6 inch barrel
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102164
>Stainless Steel Mini 14, good shooting gun I got it on trade and I relize I don't have any use for it, and I'm not realy "into" tactical rifles, and I would rather have something else
>oh, and by the way, it's got an "ACOG" on it
>pre-2008 stainless Ranch Rifle
>with cheapass plastic folding "tactical" stock
>and the obligatory Chinese plastic bipod
>thousand bucks
>and it's a Ranch Rifle
>but I put one of those godawful Chinese sideplate scope mounts on it anyway
>and I stacked adapters on top of adapters to put this optic on top that I am choosing to call an "ACOG"

Is anyone taking any bets on whether that "ACOG" is the real deal from Trijicon, or a $10 airsoft toy optic that he bought on eBay?

Also, the sight axis of that scope has to be, what, 5"? 6?" above the rifle's bore axis. You're gonna need a taller cheekrest.

http://www.armslist.com/posts/5973818/michigan-rifles-for-sale-trade--ss-mini-14-w---bipod-and-acog-optic
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http://www.armslist.com/posts/6449077/detroit-michigan-rifles-for-sale--romak-991

"I have an older romak 991 with bakelite grip and wood furniture. Serial # dates 1999. I know these were cheaper before but they are rare now. Converted to double stack whoever had it didn't do such a great job the mags fit funny but it functions 100% . front sight is also canted to the right some. No lowballs. Aks aren't 400$ anymore. Will accept some trades"

All I can say is "wew lad."
>> No. 102754 ID: 52ed6e
>>102751
In 1999, weren't they still importing factory doublestack AKs?
>> No. 102773 ID: 236bd6
>>102754
AWB went into effect in '94, so I doubt it?
>> No. 102776 ID: 52ed6e
>>102773
The doublestack magazine gimmick had nothing to do with the AWB.


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