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Patches and Stickers for sale here

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105650 No. 105650 ID: 69c3d9 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
So, what are you guys gonna lose in that boating accident next month?
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>> No. 105675 ID: 19518e
So apparently the furniture is a little broken on the Neostead 2k, and they want to fix it before selling it. They're in the middle of hunting season, so they don't expect to fix it for quite a while. No confirmed price yet, but now I have some time to save up a few pennies and think it over.
>> No. 105676 ID: f70908
I sent an email to my FFL and ordered some parts.
>> No. 105683 ID: 45e3a1
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if only this thing was magazine fed...
>> No. 105685 ID: 8f14e5
I bought 20 AR mags a few days ago. No panic purchase, just hard to pass up Okay and Center mags new in plastic for $5.50 each shipped.
>> No. 105686 ID: bd9939
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I didn't relax when daddy was elected and took advantage of everyone trying to slim down inventory. Vehicle AR pistol project is wrapped up, have a good stash of 5.56 and lancer/magpul follower GI mags. If I wasn't broke as fuck I'd be bulking up my weak points like more tourniquets/medical supplies, lighter armor, etc. But that's regardless of current events.

AR sales have picked up, but not really anything crazy. Hate to say it, but they've been really shitty people and universally pretty fucking stupid. Like "I'm anti gubmint,me too but I also don't know how to use computers so I'm never quite sure what's happening around me and am angry about it". I literally had someone ask me if I had heard about "this shooting in Las Vegas" today and they wanted to know which AR to buy before they get banned.

I'm mainly just sick of the hordes of people looking for bump stocks. I had a little fun playing dumb to what they were with some loud snaggle toothed fuck today. Pretty much the equivalent of "no speak english" Anyone who brings up bumpstocks is a huffpo writer. Anyone who asks if we have one for sale is a well trained huffpo writer.

No. 105632 ID: df12a0 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
  When I had sent it in, I'd subtly asked for black parts to replace the odd color on my used RFB; I received it back with an entirely new assembly - in the same damn color. So I asked, since I already have the necessary screws/pins, if I could just buy what I needed and replace it myself.

>Technically you can just buy the set of polymer gips and handguards, but i would not suggest going that route. Just to try and put it into perspective, we have two technicians who's only job is building RFB grips, and even with the special tools and jigs sometimes they have problems getting them together. The price for the complete assembly is $498.

The total cost of parts, w/out S&H: $139.00

>> No. 105677 ID: 6ede97
What are you asking? Should you spend $400 to change the color black to a slightly darker black? No. Just paint it like everyone else.
>> No. 105678 ID: df12a0

...and use the money saved to buy the KSG from the retired colonel I know?

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105635 No. 105635 ID: 241b9d hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
It's not often that we see a new design enter the market, so I thought I'd post about this:
>short recoil
>locked breech
>"internal" slide
>centerfire pistol
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>Extraordinary pistol, hand built by George A. Wilson of Pennsylvania back in the 1960’s. Mr. Wilson, a designer for High Standard, designed & patented this pistol and was granted a patent in 1961. He had actually built SN 1 back in 1959, which he used to win an NRA tournament.
>> No. 105655 ID: fb3bdd

> have long wondered if Dan Love would ever get his passion project, the DL45 semiauto pistol, off of the ground. I saw his prototype when he publicly displayed it at the 2013 Brownells Gunsmith Conference & Job Fair., but foolishly, I didn't get any photos.

>Dan Love is best known for his firearms engraving for other gunsmiths like Hamilton Bowen. He also provided Texas Longhorn Arms with the drawings of the No. 5 grip frame that he had personally acquired from Elmer Keith.

>Love has been infatuated with George A. Wilson's prototype target pistols for decades. Back in the 1980s, he wrote the various gun magazines that had previously featured the Wilson pistol in the 1960s in hopes of tracking down the current owners. However, it was decades too late for anyone to really help. Several years ago, he even started posting to Internet gun forums in an attempt to track down the pistols. By this point, he had already begun work on his own design, but he wanted to see exactly how Wilson had configured certain parts.
>> No. 105656 ID: 241b9d

Now that you post it, I feel like an idiot. I've actually seen that vid years ago.

>By this point, he had already begun work on his own design, but he wanted to see exactly how Wilson had configured certain parts.

Ah, so it's similar, but not identical. It'd be interesting to know if he eventually got his hands on one or not.
>> No. 105657 ID: da39fa
Yep, that's the first thing that went through my mind when I saw the OP.

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105574 No. 105574 ID: 01ee61 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
My mom lives by herself, tending to her own homestead in the woods of Maine. My mom is old, sick and weak. Between being treated badly by bosses at farms she's worked at and the fact she's come down with a couple different illnesses over the years means that her joins and her strength have been ruined, she is just too weak and sickly to use most firearms. Which is bad because of her neighbors.

She has weird neighbors that have moved into the woods around her over the years. One dude is a nutcase who beats his wife. One is an aggressive retarded asshole with a confederate flag on his house and tries to run people off the road with his jacked up truck. One is a real creepy tall dude with no teeth and no sense of personal space. All of them seem fine with roaming around my moms property when she is at work. Someone has filled my moms locks with crazy glue, twice. Someone also went inside and redirected a dryer pipe in my moms house to spew carbon-monoxide into the house instead of out of it.

So what the hell kind of gun does one get a weak old lady in a situation like that? I don't feel that she's really safe without one, but I am currently out of state going to school so I can dig my family out of poverty, so I can't defend her myself. So what the heck do I do then? A tiny .22 pistol would be something she can manage, but I know that you can't/shouldn't use .22 for self-defense. But it does not seem like there is much between .380 and .22 other than uncommon rounds that are somewhat hard to find, costly, and are fired from pistols that are costly themselves.

What is your opinion?

TL;DR: Sick, weak old lady who is even weaker than your average old lady and lives alone needs cheap, small cartridge pistol to defend against violent, threatening retards. Options?
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>> No. 105595 ID: f11f4d
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A phoenix arms hp22 was my first gun, and I still have it. About 4k rounds through it.

Honestly, if someone made a not-pot metal or retarded safeties version I'd totally buy it.
This is one of those guns that you know you shouldn't like, but somehow do. The limiting factor of it's accuracy has always been me, not the pistol. The trigger would probably be considered not great, but for me it fits my hand well and the and the take up and wall end up being nice for target shooting. I'm able to pull the trigger on the gun and have it remain completely motionless (which is more than I can say for my fucking Kahr).

One thing to watch out for is to make sure the roll pins are flush in the frame, filing them down if you need to. Especially the one just under the slide on the right side, partially covered by the grips, which will rub against the slide.

Another thing you'll need to do if you shoot it with any frequency, is to always inspect it for cracks, I hear that particularly the slide is where failures most often occur.

As far as reliability goes, my impression is that it is as reliable as the ammo you feed it. If you put in cheap 22lr, you'll get the occasional stovepipe or hangfire.
It wouldn't be something I would outright recommend for self defense, but it will always be superior to nothing.

With an empty mag extended mag and the long barrel it weighs 22.6 ounces. She may have issues pulling the slide back or cocking the hammer. ALG's extra slick oil or grease can help, but she'll still need to exert a fair bit of force as with most hammer based guns.

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>> No. 105625 ID: 738b31
can grandma cock a pocket pistol? those little fuckers tend to be stout.
larger .22lr pistols sound like the best bet, or an FN fiveseven if you can shit gold.

Why has no one ever magnumed the .25 auto? that seems like a good self defense round.
>> No. 105627 ID: da39fa
You can't get a very big bullet in .25 ACP.
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True! You can get better boom from .22 Long Rifle than the diminutive .25 Auto.
Even the .25 Jap (6.5x50mmSemi-Rimmed Arisaka) was seen as being too light in the ass, but this round was used in early experimental assault rifles such as the Russian 1915 Fedorov Avtomat.

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>> No. 105631 ID: 19518e
I wonder how well pocket .25 ACPs would handle hot-loading.

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105067 No. 105067 ID: 1989a8 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts]
Any of you have these videogame guns?
Also, what other revolvers are there that were intended for modern service and were more or less successful than R8?
I know the French used one and picrelated .500 Russian tanker anchor can be found on the net but it probably never went anywhere.
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Man, I went to the south entrance to check out the noise and I swear it was a jazz trumpet I heard. Investigating further, I saw these eyes light up in the darkness, and then this dark black face. I swear it was Miles fuckin' Davis right there in the tunnel! After I shit myself, I had to didi mao the hell out of there!
>> No. 105534 ID: f09958
  Miles Davis - In A Silent Way ( Full Album ) https://youtu.be/tSPuPYIK5-E
>> No. 105550 ID: 2509fa
That's actually really good logic.

Strategic as fuck.
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>> No. 105568 ID: 1989a8
This. It's fucking brilliant.

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105129 No. 105129 ID: 19518e hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts]
So I've been shopping around for a CZ pistol for a while now, but some of the finer points escape me between a few of the models. There's the Shadow, but it's different than the SP01 Shadow, both are different compared to the Shadowline, and so on. There's the Shadow Tac II, then stuff like the 75 Tactical Sport, and then Czechmate, so what the hell is this clusterfuck about? Their website isn't much help being slow, messy, disorganized, and not exactly easy to compare model to model.

I'm particularly interested in the Shadow and Shadow 2 pistols, and I am planning on installing an SAO flat trigger into whatever CZ pistol ends up being chosen. It'll be for range pew pew so practicality isn't exactly high on the list and I have no trouble with racking in-frame CZ slides. I would appreciate any info on these things, especially shit that isn't exactly obvious or often covered in reviews/product descriptions.
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Then it hit me.

I don't have a sine bar.

It took a little while but I simulated one, should be close enough for the stuff to be angled right. I'll also take into account the front and rear sight line angle in comparison to the slide top.
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>simulating a sine bar
It looks a little funky because we all have to remember that gage blocks are only precise in flatness, parallelism, and thickness. They are pretty much useless for squareness and perpendicularity, so the two pins have to ride on blocks sitting correctly, but then you have to separate the pins precisely by putting another block between them. With a 2" block separating the two pins, the error due to the block not being square should be extremely small, as it'll only be as much as the difference between the hypotenuse of a triangle with a long leg of 2" and a short leg of something like 0.008". I can live with 0.000016" error on that.

If the setup was not made like this, the error might be much greater, hence the explanation and why it's a little like an upside-down sine bar. Either way, it should work.

Using a micrometer to measure the pin diameter accurately, we can find the exact distance between the two pins, then use the aforementioned gage blocks under the pins to meet the angle of the top of the slide. We then compare the slide to another set of wrung blocks just to check, as comparisons are quite a bit better than using the little dial on the height gage.

Once I finish this I'll be able to ensure the cuts are made at the right place, right depth, and right angle so I don't end up mangling my pretty Shadow 2.

I don't mind hearing your thoughts about this to make sure I haven't forgotten anything obvious.
>> No. 105562 ID: 19518e

good digitals > good dials > vernier > cheap dials > feces > shitty digitals

fite me
>> No. 105565 ID: 19518e
You referring to only calipers?

Because my job gave me a Mitutoyo 8" dial caliper, and I own the 8" digimatic seen earlier in the thread.

I used both the dial and digital Mitutoyo calipers daily for a while before going back to all digital, I just don't see the appeal of the dial calipers. They are also more sensitive to dust, and the "feeling" from trying to measure things with consistent pressure is much harder with the rack and pinion physical dial than a smooth digital.

Dial just doesn't feel a nice, doesn't read as quick, and doesn't really do any easy incremental measuring (if that's what you meant by comparative measurement). With no downside with digital, I can't see any reason to use a dial.

Keep in mind I'm comparing dial calipers to the Mitutoyo Digimatic and not other digital calipers, this is a very important point as I have not liked many other digital calipers.
>> No. 105569 ID: 19518e
Digital calipers are offered in coolant-proof variants, but I stuck with the regular digimatic as I liked the buttons and feeling of it better. I find it's much easier to keep the calipers out of coolant rather than keep dials out of ambient dust and small airborne debris.

Measuring tools are obviously subjective, and I have known amazing machinists that used tools I didn't like and obviously made good parts, so it's yet another proof of the million ways to skin cats in the manufacturing industry.

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99312 No. 99312 ID: 81de5d hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Lately I've wanted one of these brass "bottle openers" Are they a gimmick tool or something that could come in handy? I'd carry it in my back pocket.
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>> No. 99391 ID: 959636
As something of an aside, you see this issue in lockpicking, too.

Many, many places have laws on the books that make carrying lock picking tools illegal (often *very* illegal) if you're not licensed or actually on a job.

And most lock-picking tools are very mundane items.

In other words, yes, usage defines the category.

Carrying a screwdriver? Pretty normal. It's a screwdriver.

Using the screwdriver to bypass a lock to gain entry to a building not your own? Felony possession of lock picking tools.

Using a screwdriver to bypass a lock, stab the owner of the dwelling, and rape their dog? Well now you're in possession of a deadly weapon AND lockpicking tools. Same item, two charges. Also, you're a sick furry bastard.

Always been a fan of umbrellas, myself. They're way more multifunctional than they look, because people are so used to only seeing them used for one or two purposes. It's still a stick. Also makes you real popular with women when you're the only guy to have the foresight to have one. Remember to get one bigger than you need...
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Bit of a bitch to carry due to size/weight, but there's something to be said of the old D-cell Maglite flashlights (thinking back on it, why the fuck didn't Maglite get involved with "COPS"? It was de facto advertising in the 1990s...). Shit flashlights, but my god you wouldn't want to be hit by one of the fuckers. And even though they were aluminum, they were pretty thick and well made and could take a beating.
>> No. 99400 ID: f87148

Aftermarket LEDs and microcontrollers can greatly improve the utility of otherwise obsolete flashlights such as these. I retrofitted one of those big old GI angle head jobs and was rewarded with a flashlight which, while still heavy as fuck, will provide more than adequate light for like two fucking weeks straight, and which is reasonably water-resistant -- all for, like, thirty rupees. I was pleased enough with the results that I plan on doing the same to one of the smaller versions sometime soon.
>> No. 105541 ID: 5af259
Just remember to swing it with the bell/light in your hand. If that flashlight doesn't work when the cops show up you're just swinging a club as far as they're concerned.
>> No. 105563 ID: 3f7131
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I bought a set of brass knuckles from therealbrassknuckles.com. From what I understand they're cast in PA so they aren't sold with novelty bullshit like belt buckle pegs. Someday I intend to use it with some green sand casting to make aluminum ones; so far my casting experiments are lacking, mostly because my foundry is improvised bullshit.

I've experimented with laser cutting acrylic ones and laminating layers. After doing some very scientific hitting-concrete-with-gloves in my opinion they shatter too easily. I'm sure there are other plastics that would work better.

If you feel like fabricobbling your own, here's a handy sizing chart you can steal: http://www.defiantcraft.com/sizing.pdf
The PDF preserves vector objects so you can import for laser cutting if that's your jam.

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105502 No. 105502 ID: 2509fa hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Okay I know it was probably stupid of me to trade an AK for this but I really needed a smaller carry gun.

I miss my AK but on the bright side, this little Sig came with 3 mags (one with the extended pinky) and 2 holsters (one IWB and one OWB).

Anyone got some interesting trade stories? Ones where you came out on top and got away with a steal? Ones where you got ripped off and are embarrassed about it?
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>> No. 105545 ID: 2509fa
Yeah. I might die. I have to spend time in both England and France before making it to Spain.

They're both shit holes right now.
>> No. 105547 ID: 3e9aae
Hey good news, the Catalonian independence movement means you might get to witness a civil war too.
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>Yeah. I might die. I have to spend time in both England and France before making it to Spain.
>They're both shit holes right now.

Bitch please, you've worked in Mexico. ;)

>Hey good news, the Catalonian independence movement means you might get to witness a civil war too.

I was there for there for VMworld EU on their national holiday thing (the catalonian one, not the spanish one). Was kinda unexpected to suddenly have 350000 people in the streets with separatist flags. Of course the "cross" their street protest/party was basically centered on the place we had to go for a party of our own. That was interesting but everyone was extremely civil.

Here in Belgistan, there would've been some troublemakers out to exploit the situation. There, no such thing as far as I could tell. Only saw two guys that I could identify as Antifa due to some symbols on T-shirts.

The funny bits:
1) They seem to think the EU will support their independence since there were EU flags in the crowd. Oh you poor naive souls.
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>The protests & parties kinda dissolved at around 20:00. Super weird. You'd have expected a lot of people to remain in the streets even after the official protest was over, but nope. Virtually nothing left.

So genuine, authentic protesters? As in not paid or something crazy like that?
>> No. 105551 ID: 2509fa
Damn I didn't realize this was still going on.

I was in London when the London Riots broke out back in 2011. That shit was insane. The streets went absolutely bonkers and for days the only sound you could hear were those obnoxious European ambulance sirens.
I tried to stay away from the heated areas but it was still pretty sketchy. And I had no personal protection to speak of... because LONDON.

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105385 No. 105385 ID: 5af259 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Can we get some FAL love?

Pic because I miss her...Damn divorce.
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>> No. 105394 ID: f2172d
I was supposed to shoot a full auto FAL (belgian receiver, Israeli LAR kit) this weekend. Alas, it ended up becoming a bolt action .308. Gun failed to cycle, the bolt would come back about half an inch after firing. Fiddled with the gas system to no avail. My friend will need to take it somewhere to get it fixed, most likely.

On the other hand, I did get to try out a Colt Anaconda and a S&W 629 V-comp Performance Center side by side. The compensator and hogue grips made the 629 very easy to shoot. The Colt was a touch smoother all around, but the grips didn't help with the recoil.
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Well That would have been a damn fun time. Had he field stripped it recently? Gas plug might be upside down?
>> No. 105397 ID: c3b8cf

He said he had properly stripped and lubed it, but I dunno. It was only his second time taking it out. As far as I know the plug was open but I don't know how much he was able to adjust the gas port. I do recall the port was sticky.

I was also there the first time he took the gun out. It has fired exactly one mag in full auto and hasn't worked since. This guy is working towards the battle rifle trifecta. He has a f/a HK91, the FAL, and a M14 on transfer.
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Aahh, to play with NFA toys let alone own them

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101621 No. 101621 ID: f41511 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
So what is the general consensus on the 1911-380?

I think it looks interesting.
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>> No. 102150 ID: 52ed6e
They are.
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Then why say it's already the standard in Mexico?
.380ACP (or .380 Auto) is not .38 Super
>> No. 102167 ID: 6d019b
Actually yeah, if it's scaled down it'd be kind of neat to mess with and what's the harm in another gun anyway?

I like the standard size 1911, a mini one would be adorable.
>> No. 102176 ID: db281d

Gun Jesus Apocrypha: The Gospel of Browning

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Here's your baby 1911

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