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Patches and Stickers for sale here

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107373 No. 107373 ID: 8e191e hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Fun fact: you can conceal any size fixed blade knife in the state of Nevada with a ccw. This recent revelation, combined with the fact the missus still won't let me have funz (you put a pistol to your head one time), has got me seriously considering buying a real noif.

Two part question: which one and how should I train with it? I'm currently thinking the Buck 619 Bowie knife and there's a martial arts studio down the road teaching Eskrima. I can be swayed otherwise.
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>> No. 107403 ID: c27283
>Buck's 420HC
>hard to sharpen
Man, I'd hate to see those guys try to sharpen a steel that's ACTUALLY hard to sharpen like ZDP-189.
>> No. 107406 ID: 3eed6b
to be frank, I hope you have some background in martial arts. it's really fun and games if you start this as a hobby and such.

but it's really depends how much good your instructor is
and how much effort you willing to give.

to be realistic here, an experienced Eskrima instructor can probably show you all them flashy moves of disarming a guy with a knife.

it's always good things to think if what you learn at course you can apply in self defense and not some sport class you do for fun.

just go there and try ,it is always a good thing to learn new stuff, but as I remember from my krav maga days you will probably start with the basics and spear with plastic knives and start from zero like everyone else.
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Out in the world I would literally rather carry pepper spray than just a knife for defensive use. You still have to get in way too close to use that big dumb knife.

However, due to work being as corporatey as corporate big box stores get and not letting us carry guns or spray while we sell guns, often to customers open carrying guns I've taken a couple small precautions because of some total psychos I've gotten into it with over the years.

In addition to an every day folder, I've started carrying a Cold Steel counter tac II boot knife zip tied to an ankle wrap meant for a Gerber ghost strike off of ebay. It's an inexpensive dorky little knife with average but useable steel that is more than adequate for this role and not a huge loss if it gets lost or has to be ditched.This is about bottom of my list of what I want for defensive use besides harsh words and clawing at the eyes, but it conceals well and is weightless while providing a very last ditch avenue.

Also, I bought some British police surplus covert II soft armor that's also level 1 stab protection off of ebay. It makes my shoulder blades look funny, but several months in I still wear it every day under a dorky tucked in uniform shirt. I am the mall ninja of the night.

While I disagree with Revived's full sentiment, it is probably time to stop being a drunk weirdo and carry a real, effective weapon responsibly as in that dumb revolver instead of something as ineffective and dangerous as a knife though. Time to man up there, dad.
>> No. 107422 ID: e62225
You are absolutely right.

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107413 No. 107413 ID: fdd46a hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Belgian license made colt lego assembled in turkey
stamped .31
barrel index to .32
chambers index to .34

With a bit of trouble i can push a .311 lee roundball trough the barrel
Is the gun mislabeled by illiterate turks ?
Did someone swap the drum ?
What is going on here

Pic related similar gun
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>> No. 107417 ID: b93da1
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US Colt 1856 'Wells Fargo' Model .31 with ivory grips.
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US Colt Model 1849 .31 pocket revolver, 4-inch barrel.
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And a US Colt Model 1849 .31 percussion pocket revolver with a 5-inch barrel.
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And an engraved Colt Model 1849 .31 pocket revolver with ivory grips & 4-inch barrel.

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107412 No. 107412 ID: 49da9b hide watch quickreply [Reply]

just leaving this here because tony williams used to come and discuss airplane guns with us on the hitechcreations forums way back around the turn of the century and he is still running his own old fashioned niche website. so many of those old sites have disappeared. i still like them better than wikipedia.
this one is still around too

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107317 No. 107317 ID: 6ef9f1 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
I have some questions.

I am not enough of a warlock to figure this out on my own:
In california, would it be legal to build an AR pistol if I used a grip like the one pictured, and a stabilizing brace?

What else would I need to avoid to keep it technically featureless?
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>> No. 107342 ID: 301082
"Double Deuce" 2-Bore Rifle: A Gunsmithing Spectacle https://youtu.be/OYlDgwo52tI
Sold for:
Double Deuce rifle: $6,900
Lil' Deuce pistol: $4,313

The largest sporting rifles ever actually used in the field as more than an exhibition were 4-bore stopping rifles, firing roughly 1" in diameter (25mm) projectiles. These were intended to not simply kill a dangerous animal, but to stop it immediately in a charge, which might require shooting through thick bone or horn protection. For that purpose, the 4-bore could have some value - assuming you had an assistant to carry it when danger was not imminent!

However, there have been a number of gunsmiths who have built 2-bore rifles, like this example named "Double Deuce" by its maker, Stolzer & Son of Kansas. At 44 pounds, this behemoth is definitely too heavy for practical use, but it sure is an impressively huge piece of work! It fires a 1.33" (33.8mm) ball weighing 3500gr (227g) at about 1250fps (380 m/s)...if you can hold it on target long enough to get an accurate shot.
>> No. 107344 ID: 6ef9f1
As it turns out, any pistol with a magazine outside the grip is an assault weapon.

This state sucks.
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- German Bergmann Model 1896 No. 2 5-shot pistol in 5mm Bergmann.
>> No. 107368 ID: 6ef9f1
yep. Also any pistol with a barrel shroud/handguard
>> No. 107369 ID: c05011
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High capacity like a motherfuck!
- Bergmann Simplex 1901 in 8mm Simplex with 8-round special magazine.

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107363 No. 107363 ID: 166f10 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
So, the CMP has released their procedures and pricing for the M1911’s and M1911A1’s that we’re released to them by the Secretary of the Army. For those that have not seen the page or want more in depth descriptions of pistol grades, see <a href="http://thecmp.org/cmp_sales/1911-information/">here.</a>

$1050 for Service Grade, $950 for Field, $850 for Rack. Notable pistols will be auctioned.

They explain ad nauseum the procedure to obtain one, but there is little on the guns themselves. No provisions seem to have been made regarding choosing whether you want the original or A1, or choosing a manufacturer. Which leads me to believe that it’s luck of the draw, and every gun is going to be a mediocre quality mixmaster. Therefore, for a pistol that is more collectible based upon its origin of parts, production dates, and stamps/rollmarks (as opposed to condition of grips and finish), why is CMP selling them based upon the cosmetic condition? Are you going to buy one?
>> No. 107364 ID: 166f10
Fixed link: http://thecmp.org/cmp_sales/1911-information/
>> No. 107365 ID: c27283
I would expect the overwhelming majority of them to be A1 pattern, just due to how old the non-A1 models are (and thus a lot of them have been lost due to falling apart over time and use) and just how many more A1s were made.

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107170 No. 107170 ID: 360798 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
A group of Republican state legislators in South Carolina introduced a measure Thursday that would allow the state to secede from the United States if the federal government began to seize legally purchased firearms in the state.

The bill, which was referred to the state House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, would allow South Carolina lawmakers to debate whether to secede from the United States if the federal government were to violate the Second Amendment.

It states that "the general assembly shall convene to consider whether to secede from the United States based upon the federal government's unconstitutional violation of the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution if the federal government confiscates legally purchased firearms in this state."

The measure, introduced by GOP Reps. Mike Pitts, Jonathon Hill and Ashley Trantham, comes amid an intense debate over the nation's gun laws that was reignited in February after a deadly mass shooting in Parkland, Fla.
Since then, anti-gun violence advocates have stepped up demands for new gun control laws, calling for prohibitions on assault-style weapons and stronger background checks for gun buyers, among other measures.

The South Carolina bill is unlikely to make it through this session. It faces an April 10 deadline to go to the state Senate for consideration.

South Carolina became the first state to secede from the Union in the lead up to the Civil War, withdrawing in 1860.

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>> No. 107231 ID: c09e36
You mean exactly like the first Civil War?
>> No. 107233 ID: 3e211a
Yeah that's why after the first one American servicemen now swear an oath to protect the Union from enemies foreign and domestic.
>> No. 107265 ID: d0cfe2
Fuck Sherman.
>> No. 107336 ID: df12a0
Didn't stop 'em from serving the Obama Administration.
>> No. 107337 ID: 454da4
>the democratically elected government is the same as a bunch of traitors

perfect logic from our resident soyboy cuck who thinks battleships are still useful. :)

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107189 No. 107189 ID: 738b31 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Damn /k/ i've had my head under a rock for the past year cause other things needed to happen besides guns, but now that I'm looking around seems like everything is crazy expensive.
There used to be a cheap option for shooting, but now even a 10/22 almost cost $300
Is there a cheap option for shooting nowadays? Is there a current Nagant or similar on the market? Barring dirt cheap options, is it still economic to start with an 80% and build up?
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>> No. 107316 ID: 6ca38e
Obviously much of the above information is outdated, and neither Keymod and Mlok were not on the market as of yet, among other things. Still there's a lot of decent info there to look over.

Also, fuck Troy Industries with a rusty rake.
>> No. 107400 ID: 5ec9bd
Thanks for the dump man.

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107270 No. 107270 ID: ad2a44 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Can anyone authenticate this? I’ve heard of people making fakes.

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>> No. 107275 ID: ad2a44

He wants to trade for my Glock 19. I read a forum about guys shaving off RIA markings and stamping on Rand US Gov’t ones.
Any idea what a refinished shooter grade would go for? Gunbroker is all over the place.
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Better shot of the 18c
>> No. 107277 ID: e35b40

What's the story on the 18C? I assume it's the store's dealer sample? Putting the trijicon with a price tag next to it is such a tease.
>> No. 107278 ID: 16093f

Dealer was showing it off at a gun show in Arkansas. He has a wall of select fire SMGs.
>> No. 107279 ID: bd9939
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Postwar arsenal reparked/refinished pistols are the norm in my experience. That one is pretty obvious with the faded stamps. Very rarely do you see a true bring back with original worn finish. The last one I saw was a "dad died and I'm not really a gun person" scenario.

While in my opinion it being a refinished gun with a fairly prominent idiot scratch diminishes the value well below 90%, blue book is just a general guideline and I think $1,500 for a US property marked gun is most definitely not outside the norm, but certainly not a steal.

I'm assuming he wants cash as well, because I would trade my 19 for that in an instant. (despite being a total glockfag that has zero interest in 1911's other than historically significant examples).

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106367 No. 106367 ID: 19518e hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
So China makes a stamped sheet metal semi-auto with a short stroke piston and a rotating bolt. It's not an AK variant but it could be considered a "close enough" distant relative twice removed to an AK variant.

A bit like how a trap is "close enough" to a girl. F-for some people.

Introductions aside, let's see how it shoots.
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>> No. 106445 ID: 19518e
Getting anything to catch fire would be quite a feat considering the neutered magazine capacity limit. My buddy and I made a good team and managed to fire as continuous as could be expected, but it simply got uncomfortably hot, not quite bursting into flames hot. Basically everything in front of the magazine was pretty much near-water-boiling super hot cup of coffee hot or hotter (exposed metal).

Looking under there, the wood isn't burned but some stray wood fibers and small shellac globules getting singed/cooking probably caused most of the smoke along with whatever bit of oil might've been hanging around under there.
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Short bit of video I got from my buddy's side of things.
>> No. 107224 ID: d408af
man, if I was a leaf I would so buy one. Glad you guys up north have enjoyable guns still being imported!
>> No. 107236 ID: d8d89a
Am i retarded for thinking the type 81 is just a evolution of the SKS platform?
>> No. 107264 ID: c3b8cf
You are retarded for a great many reasons, but in this case you are correct. The Type 81 has similarities to the SKS, such as a short stroke piston.

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107240 No. 107240 ID: e3303e hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Whats the best chain mail available on the market today? Whats the best bang for the buck mail wise? I found this https://www.by-the-sword.com//p-597-butted-steel-chainmail-shirt.aspx for less than $200. Maybe Opchan can do a chain mail group buy?
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>> No. 107259 ID: 0e1e77
  NASA Creates New Chainmail Tire https://youtu.be/YTy-qkXnT-c
>> No. 107260 ID: 0e1e77
  NASA designed space fabric to make space suits more flexible https://youtu.be/gPFXciGoarI
>> No. 107261 ID: 0e1e77
  For repetitive bullshit tasks like assembling and welding chainmail, you're better off having a machine do it. Or a whole village of peasants in India making riveted chainmail for rich weirdos in America and Europe (yeah, I hear that's a thing and it has brought the cost of buying riveted chainmail way down recently).

The Ring Lord - Chainmail machine https://youtu.be/4YBIa-9-lus
http://theringlord.com - The Ring Lord's fully automated welded chainmail machine. Wire goes in, welded chainmail come out.
>> No. 107262 ID: 0e1e77
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Another good modern application of chainmail is in steel mesh wristwatch straps. Some armorers make a little extra money on the side crafting chainmail watch straps.
>> No. 107263 ID: 0e1e77
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The guy wearing this Roman-style chainmail shirt is R. Lee Ermey, from the Mail Call show.

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