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109075 No. 109075 ID: b2b3ad hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
http://soldiersystems.net/2019/06/19/us-army-ngsw-submission-6-8-sherwood-by-vk-integrated-systems-and-bachstein-consulting/
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>> No. 109083 ID: b2b3ad
>>109082
>6.5 CM will stay supersonic longer and is less affected by wind. But as always, everything is a compromise. 6.5 CM is a good tradeoff between velocity, bullet weight, ballistic coefficient (BC), felt recoil, and barrel life. You can drive a bullet faster with a super bottlenecked cartridge, but it will burn out barrels.

That's still 6.5 and not 6.8 tho, why does the Army want 6.8 specifically? And why enlarge the diameter and not make the bullet longer? Would help with sectional density too.
>> No. 109084 ID: 9dcda2
>>109083
> That's still 6.5 and not 6.8 tho, why does the Army want 6.8 specifically?

That I don't know. I used 6.5 CM as an example because it's really popular and I've shot it like twice. (I'm not a PRS guy.)

> And why enlarge the diameter and not make the bullet longer? Would help with sectional density too.

6.5 CM already has really long bullets and still fits into a .308 overall length.
>> 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.

>https://www.israeldefense.co.il/en/node/32911

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
>>109076
>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.


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108996 No. 108996 ID: 37393a hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Sup, I'm going to be repairing this lower which had a third hole drilled for an illegal sear conversion. I need it to be able to survive an ATF inspection. It's a classic Colt lower, so trashing it is out of the question. I've watched many videos showing how to repair the hole, and I think I've got a workable solution.
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>> No. 109031 ID: 218cb4
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109031
Was wondering if something was hidden behind the bang-switch in the OP's picture (the third position).
>> No. 109032 ID: f2172d
>>109031
Yes, there is. It was illegally drilled there by someone else prior to him obtaining it. OP obscured it because he doesn't want his doggos shot. He is now asking how to fill in the no-no hole and make it like it was never there.
>> No. 109151 ID: 51b0a9
>>108996
Tig, and paitence.
>> No. 109160 ID: 6f2264
>>109151
Meplat, I'm doing a deal for a transferable AM-180. Super clean, guy has owned it since the mid 80s just prior to the ban. Comes with 9" and 16" barrels. One metal mag, two plastics. I've handled the gun briefly. Any suggestions or recommendations regarding maintenance or sourcing spare parts if needed?
>> No. 109168 ID: 51b0a9
>>109160
Not really, been out of the business too long.
I'd suggest walking it through a SAR West show, and asking the folks at Lone Mountain, or looking for "Kenton Tucker", he helps run the Big Sandy and might know a solid source.


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108800 No. 108800 ID: 59acea hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Can anyone identify the model of this Hensoldt Wetzlar scope?

I was thinking it was a model 2, but those I see have a spot for an illuminator which this does not have
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>> No. 108806 ID: 48e02c
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108806
>>108800
As far as I have seen, they are just described as a Hensoldt scope with no mention of the model.

- German HK 21E1 GPMG with a 4x Hensoldt scope.
>> No. 108807 ID: f46323
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108807
German HK MP5 Nuova Jager with wood furniture and a Hensoldt 4x scope.
>> No. 108808 ID: 04d80a
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>> No. 108809 ID: 59acea
>>108808
Thanks Bat Guano
>> No. 109167 ID: ec3b67
>>108800
That looks like a Fero ZF Model 1. I had a green Steiner version of it on my Hk93 years ago.


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107741 No. 107741 ID: 685129 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
https://www.aimsurplus.com/product.aspx?item=F1SIGP220&name=LEO+Trade-In+SIG+SAUER+P220+.45+AUTO+Handgun&groupid=12866&fprdct=1

I already own 3 .45s (SA 1911, M&P Midsize, Shield 45) and reload for it. Mags aren't too pricey and easy to come by. I see mixed reviews on the trigger but it would be something different in the collection. Thoughts for the price?
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>> No. 107994 ID: 9dcda2
  >>107993
> How did millions of cops, soldiers, and gunfighters get by with only six shots for over a century?

We used leaded gasoline for a long time too.
>> No. 107997 ID: 20f3d2
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107997
Revolvers!
Mauser BK-27 aircraft revolver cannon from Czech Air Forces’ JAS-39 Gripen.
>> No. 109131 ID: f5c3ed
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109131
Decided to buy one of these through Aim. Arriving at my FFL on Monday. I finally decided on trying a 9mm carry gun. I'm unfortunately limited to 10 round mags instead of the factory 12, but MecGar makes 10s and relativity cheap on eBay. Not Magpul GL9 levels of cheap, but good enough for my now low budget.

Any recommendations on holsters? Also how can I tell if I need to replace the recoil spring?
>> No. 109132 ID: 9dcda2
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109132
>>109131

> how can I tell if I need to replace the recoil spring?

Just do it. They're cheap. Maybe do the hammer spring too. Get a new recoil spring for your P220 too.

Recoil Springs

For Use in:
469, 669, 908, 3913, 3914, 9mm
3953, 3954, 5943, 5967, 6904, 9mm
6906, 6924, 6926, 6944, 6946, 9mm

Reduced Power...: 14 Lb.
Factory Standard.: 15 Lb.
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>> No. 109146 ID: f5c3ed
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109146
>>109132
Thanks for the recommendations!

Cleaned up nicely and I got a few new MecGar stainless mags on Ebay pretty cheap.


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108917 No. 108917 ID: 4fa264 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts]
I'm hasgun again, but not the one I want. My k-frame is gone. Somewhere between my idiot sister-in-law and her idiot baby daddy, that one was "lost." Fuck, I hope someone pawned it. Better than losing a fucking firearm.
Anyway, the one returned to me was my back-up/fuck around piece, a Jimenez Arms .22 I purchased new a few years ago. It didn't work that well. I took it to the factory (they're close), they worked on it, and surprise! No difference! From what I've read online, the thing to do is sand and polish the innards, and I figured that's worth trying, but a lot of variables there. What grit should I use? Should I just use steel wool? What kind of polishing compound? Feed ramp and slide rails of course, but anywhere else I should hit? Seems like it could be a fun little project, and if I completely fuck the thing, who gives a shit? It's a Jimenez.
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>> No. 109021 ID: 218cb4
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109021
US Smith & Wesson Model 41 .22LR 7.4-inch target pistol
Introduced in 1957. With an extra 5" barrel, extra barrel weight, and extra walnut target grips.
https://www.rockislandauction.com/detail/1033/4607/smith-wesson-model-41-target-pistol-with-extra-barrel
>> No. 109022 ID: c917a1
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>> No. 109023 ID: 21a46d
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109023
US Smith & Wesson Model 41 .22LR made around 1970
>> No. 109024 ID: c917a1
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>> No. 109025 ID: c917a1
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109025


No. 108999 ID: 6affc4 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
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108951 No. 108951 ID: 419c96 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
So I've been putting together an 20" upper and optic combo with the intent of making a DMR type of gun. I've got the upper and optic sorted out but my bipod choice is giving me trouble.

I went with the BCM SS410 20" with the SAM-R profile barrel and their M-Lok handguard because I've standardized on M-Lok. I went with the Magpul bipod. My problem is that the barrel is thick, along with the gas block, and/or the handguard is so trim that there isn't enough room between the inside of the handguard and the barrel or underside of the gas block for the bipod to lock it in. Trying to move it back to a slot clear of the gas block and I run into the problem of the barrel itself being so thick there isn't clearance between the M-Lok attachment screws.

I know Vltor makes a two-piece bipod that could possibly attach on the sides but they aren't M-Lok. Does anybody have any other suggestions for bipods that are M-Lok attach and they mount to the sides of the handguard instead of at the bottom?
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>> No. 108956 ID: 9dcda2
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108956
https://www.opticsplanet.com/leapers-utg-recon-flex-m-lok-bipod.html

The slightly less expensive route would be the UTG side mounts. No idea as to the quality, but UTG is pretty well known for being poverty tier.
>> No. 108957 ID: 9dcda2
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108957
Another shot of the VLTOR modpod legs on the SCAR 17. Back when bullet buttons were a thing in California.

The 17 is currently a bolt action rifle (with gas system removed) until I can fix the stock, wrap the pistol grip, and swap the FSC for a non flash hiding muzzle brake.
>> No. 108988 ID: f5c3ed
>>108956
>UTG is pretty well known for being poverty tier.
Not even. I had some airsoft guns and accessories by them when I was in middle school circa 2004. And even they couldn't hold up to walking around in the woods for a few hours every weekend in the summer.

But, I have a morbid curiosity about their US made accessories now...
>> No. 108989 ID: 419c96
Thought I'd let y'all know I did a bit of a work around. Rather than going with an airsoft bipod or shelling out £330 for that neat top-mounted model, I trimmed down the screws on the M-Lok attachment so that they don't contact the barrel. I still had to use the next slot back from the gas block because the little rotating piece itself is too thick to fit between that and the handguard. While it's not a whole lot of clearance between the barrel and the screw, it's clearance.
>> No. 108995 ID: 9dcda2
>>108989
Sweet. Post pics.


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108511 No. 108511 ID: 21a752 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
Postin' stuff.
Cavalry Officer's Saber by Gill's in Soho, London.
With 77cm curved blade with spearpont tip, a pair of langlets cast in high relief with trophies of arms, straight quillion with terminal cast as the head of a serpant, quilded brass stirrup knuckle guard, back strap and lions head pommel, ivory wire bound grip and together with it’s original leather scabbard with bronze mounts including two suspension mounts and rings, chape and locket marke to the maker GILL”S and Soho address.
Some signs of age but totally untouched, a few small losses to the ivory but overall and excellent example and in a totally original and unspoilt state.
92cm overall €1345,00
https://armurerieduforestier.eu/
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>> No. 108990 ID: 21a46d
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108990
US Stemple 76-45 submachine gun, a copy of the S&W 76 9mm. Which is a copy of the Swedish Carl Gustav m/45 Kulsprutepistol.
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>> No. 108992 ID: 21a46d
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108992
US Stemple 76/45 submachine gun with a suppressor & M-10 mags.
>> No. 108993 ID: 48ddd0
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108993
US WW2 UD M42 and M1 Thompson.
>> No. 108994 ID: d9f7f4
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108994


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108811 No. 108811 ID: b6e91c hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Soon I will have my first revolver, a .357 magnum, and I want to know about weird rounds.
For years I've seen weird ass .357 rounds around the internet and I never really asked about them or looked into them because for years I never owned any guns and until recently I was never interested in revolvers. So now I don't know what any of them are called or how to find them.
Can you tell me about them, anon?
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>> No. 108916 ID: 51b0a9
>>108817
"Enough". Half the fun is figuring out the works.
>> No. 108918 ID: f5c3ed
>>108916
Nah man not me. I don't intentionally fuck around with handloading.
>> No. 108947 ID: 6fe1bd
>>108916
>>108918
Reminds me of that time my buddy was handloading 9x19 for his Sten. Brass was coming out belted, primers flying out of the brass in mid-air, headstamps flattened out shiny.

He then says "I think they're hot enough"
>> No. 108966 ID: 51b0a9
>>108947
That's a fucking STEN. They do that with Mk2Z.
I'm convinced that STENs were made to fuck up 9X19 brass.
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108986
>>108966
I know, that's why I didn't ask him to stop.


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108888 No. 108888 ID: e56201 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
Does anyone know where I can find a 30mm cantilever scope mount lower than the typical AR height? They all seem to be around 1.4" - 1.5" from the rail to the CL of the optic. I was using the optic from my AR while I waited for a scope to come in, and the LT-104 it's in is really too high at 1.5". No one seems to make a lower cantilever except super expensive ones like spuhr, nightforce, etc.
>> No. 108963 ID: b32d05
i have nothing helpful to say, but that's a sweet rig you got.


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