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98449 No. 98449 ID: 5a0b76 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
>civil unrest and COPs being sniped

sooooooo no more .22lr.

Fuck it I'm getting an air rifle. Air rifle general thread- I've done alot of home work and they are good substitutes for most of my .22 needs

Pic to the left is what I plan to get later this year. The Maximus is cheap ($199 at pyramid air), accurate, and powerful enough for punching holes in small game.

The Benjamin Marauders and AirForce Talons would be the next step up, but i don't think I would want to shoot them in my back yard like I could the Maximus
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>> No. 98536 ID: f87148

Ugh, I guess that makes sense, at least in the "most gun owners are fucking retards" way.

Fuck it, I'll just buy a .17 HMR...
>> No. 98539 ID: 79b400
I miss having a BB gun, it enabled me to do so many trick shots and challenge myself more because of the limitations.
>> No. 98540 ID: 79b400
>> No. 98544 ID: 681be9
Thinking bout a crosman vantage in .22 myself. I was gonna get something not made in china but fuck you have to pay like 400+ to get some quality rifled steel that goes above 600 FPS. the Dianas and Weihrauchs with suitable pest killing power are more than I'm willing to spend on a armament without the prefix "fire" attached.
thought about a Benjamin 392, but for the price I could go get a .22 lr.
>> No. 98545 ID: 5a0b76
You looked at going PCP for your small game hunting needs? If you want that much velocity out of a .22 and I assume use the heavier hunting pellets, you'll get much better results from the PCPs on the market today. There's also multi-pumps.

A new Discovery or Maximus would be economic and relatively powerful, or you could look at used Marauders.

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98119 No. 98119 ID: f87148 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts]
When I buy this, can I stick a carry handle and A1 front sight post and have it all work out all right? The reason I'm slightly hesitant about this plan is that Sig's website describes the weapon as being "based on the AR-15 platform", which, along with the caliber difference and that... whatever the fuck that is on the front of the handguard (is that the gas block?), gives me pause.

Also, QTDDTOT is go.
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>> No. 98512 ID: 6057a8
>posting best Farscape in worst appearance
>> No. 98513 ID: 79b400
I should say SPR inspired rifle instead of clone. I'll make changes based on what I feel is needed, but aesthetically I want it to resemble the SPR.

As the for the FAL, I like it. It's comfy and I can dial in the gas block to fire whatever I buy/reload. Do I need any other reason?

Do you want to shit on my desire to own a K31 and reload 7.5x55mm too?
>> No. 98514 ID: 90a126
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I'm glad I wasn't the only one who absolutely HATED that episode.
>> No. 98516 ID: dda126
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>>98505 ff

My suggestion would be an AR10 in 6.5mm Creedmoor. But really an SPR inspired AR15, chambered in .223 Wylde, with maybe a >=20inch barrel would probably be more practical...
>> No. 98524 ID: c1c101
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It's puke!?

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98314 No. 98314 ID: 26bc58 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
I bought another upper for my .308 AR. It's an Alexandria Pro-Fab mystery special from Aim Surplus. Cost me $470 ish and it seems alright aside from the proprietary forend mounting system. Shoots 2" groups with decent ammo and 4" with Perfecta .308 from Wal-Mart.
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>> No. 98447 ID: 1057d5
I wonder when perfecta will produce 762x39. Because they are tula/brassmaxx company. Some cheap x39 brass'd would be nice.
>> No. 98448 ID: c550c6
That one specifically is unique to the NHM-91. The MAK-90 is a different stock. But the Thordsen stock isn't half bad.

>$12 a box federal red box champion

Wish I had that by me.
>> No. 98454 ID: 1057d5
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Went back today for tula 7.62, all bought ofcourse so I grabbed this box of 25 00buck for $12 and a 50rnd box of 147gr hp's for $23
>> No. 98455 ID: 1057d5
Is your gastube locked down m8?
>> No. 98476 ID: 072b94
Walmarts by me still have Perfecta, FMJs for about ~$12/20 rounds, and soft tips for $7/20. I thought the soft tips were just on close out so I bought them all up a few months ago, but they were back at the same price last week.

I haven't seen ZQI at Walmart since Christmas. It was $10/20 when it was there.

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98391 No. 98391 ID: dea436 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
I'm broke, and these are relatively inexpensive compared to say, an entry level 1911. Any disadvantages to getting one? Obviously it'd have an import-legal manual safety on it.
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>> No. 98422 ID: 9ba6eb
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That being stated about the Tokarev's noise, flash and penetration in a home environment, I am sure they make for serviceable pistols if in good condition.
>> No. 98423 ID: 9ba6eb
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My first pistol was a German WW2 Walther P.38 and it was a good single-stack 9mm. Long double-action trigger pull, but a nice, inexpensive (at least back in 1985) automatic.
>> No. 98424 ID: 9ba6eb
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Oh, yes, short barreled pistols are much louder than long barreled rifles, but even something like a Ruger Single-Six .22 LR revolver with a six-inch barrel is much quieter than a Ruger Super Blackhawk .44 Magnum or Ruger Vaquero .45 Colt (believe me!). Shooting indoors intensifies the noise (reflecting the noise back at you). I remember reading decibel gun data that went into further detail by listing the barrel lengths, but the upshot is that only the .22 Short and .22 Long Rifle are below the 140 decibel mark.

That being stated, I would not recommend you practicing shooting a .22 without ear protection as repeated loud noises can damage your hearing.

- Polish Tokarev 'Sportowy' pistol in .22 LR.
>> No. 98427 ID: 681be9
holy shit I didn't realize Bat Guano ACTUALLY is a robot.

If you're shooting any firearm not in anger other than a .22 short or a suppressed subsonic round and not using hearing protection you should be using protection regardless if indoors or out though. I'd even say earplugs for anything inside. Even loud pellet guns are unpleasant inside if not actually harmful.
>> No. 98442 ID: 01ea90
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>7.62x25mm JHP

Prvi Partizan makes that. It used to be imported as "Wolf Gold," but now you can get it in the blue box.

Brassfetcher tested it but I can't find the results on the new web page:


Yes, it expands. Yes, it expands going through four layers of denim. Yes, it penetrates well over 12" of calibrated 10% ballistic gelatin whether clothing is present or not. It's also rather inconsistent--for five shots muzzle velocities ranged from 1276 to 1416 f.p.s., an ES of 140 ft/sec, more than 10%, for five shots. I wish those crazy drunken Serbs would tighten up their quality control and get the powder charges a little more consistent, though.

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98324 No. 98324 ID: 18b57c hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts]
1975 wingmaster to defense combat shotgun.

$100 12ga wingmaster
18 1/2" barrel
6 shell tacstar sidesaddle
Remington synthetic stock and fore end
Spectre 3 point shotgun sling with gg&g front sling plate
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>> No. 98375 ID: 18b57c
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Two things left I'd love to add to make it perfect, tritium ghost ring sights and ceracoat or park it. But these are the expensive and permanent mods so maybe someday.
>> No. 98377 ID: 98c1a2
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Wingmaster is bestmaster
>> No. 98402 ID: 79b400
>Have buddy at work going through divorce
>Getting rid of a lot of shit
>"Hey, Caseless, if you can get it home on your scooter, you can have my 500. Haha."
>Have cheap carbine bag from a couple years ago when I had a different AR build in mind
>Looks like I can fit it if I take the barrel off
>If not, I have a long enough hex wrench, can take the stock off if needed

Once I get the scooter out of the shop, looks like I'm bringing a Mossy 500 home! I haven't seen it yet, don't know the condition or even the barrel length (forgot to ask). But, I don't care, a free gun is a free gun, I'm lacking in the long arm department anyway. As long as it's serviceable, I'll be happy. Even if he's confusing a Maverick 88 for a 500, I can't complain. It's free and should work.

At least one good thing has happened this month, these last few weeks have hit me really hard. This one thing is lifting my spirits immensely, especially since I was just going through my change jar trying to scrounge up enough for the repair.

Crossed fingers, niggas.
>> No. 98432 ID: 18b57c
The mag follower is actually a mossberg follower. lol
It's all the local shop had and is just slightly longer then the remington follower. Me being the impatient person that I am settled for it. Never had a issue with it so it will stay.

The original follower was plastic, not sure if 1975 original but yeah it was crap.
>> No. 98433 ID: 18b57c
The weight of the fore end is enough to rack open the action on a pre-cocked hammer. 2smoove

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98265 No. 98265 ID: 98c1a2 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
So what's the deal with carbon fiber wrapped barrels?

I hear they're shit, I hear they're the cat's knees. Most of all I don't see them discussed often, or even see them in firearms at shops.
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>> No. 98298 ID: dda126
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It's bad for everything. It's a signature "technology" of a segment of the shooting industry that has moved away from practical, quantifiable performance. If you need to save weight you do that via choosing a better geometry and a better steel alloy.
>> No. 98302 ID: 33338c
>so light even a cancer patient can one-hand it!
>> No. 98303 ID: 9dcda2
Still would.
>> No. 98304 ID: 98c1a2
She does actually look pretty cute.

and she can wear ALL sorts of wigs without trouble now
>> No. 98308 ID: fe32b3
The very first really cute chick I ever danced with at a Sci Fi con was this shaved head cutie in a milk maids outfit. Her and this pretty hot looking Native American chick. Damn I miss those days, fucking shaped my sexuality for the rest of my adult life so far.

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98299 No. 98299 ID: 27b21c hide watch quickreply [Reply]
>> No. 98300 ID: 9dcda2

News goes in /n/

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98074 No. 98074 ID: 4b3eed hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts]
My friend had a Browning BAR .30-06 semi auto rifle w 4 round removable magazine. He liked it because he had very fast and powerful follow-up shots, I hated it because the $40+ 4 round mags were too low capacity and slow to reload.

Well now he needs a new hunting(deer, maybe hog) rifle. I'm leaning toward pic related, G3/Cetme/hk91/20rds 7.62 NATO. They are huge guns, but the G3 has a retractable stock available. What about chopping the barrel, will that affect reliability on any of these?

Finally, I saw an 'SA58 FAL Voyager' for $1200 on DSArms. $1000 is probably the most he'll want to spend (he already has the glass) but is an FAL or at least a DSA FAL worth the extra jewgoldz?
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Dat link has got a HK53.

I wish I could test fire one, cuz I think it'd be a gun I'd like to have.
>> No. 98282 ID: 9ea451
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There's the Winchester SX-AR in .308. This rifle is reportedly identical to the FNAR and Browning Hog Stalker since all of them are made by FNH. Seen them offered on Gunbroker for under $700.
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>> No. 98284 ID: 9ea451
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>> No. 98285 ID: 9ea451
  Bullet Point Profiles: Winchester Super X-AR Varmint Rifle https://youtu.be/S54BzIHUAz4

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98185 No. 98185 ID: 5e8be9 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
So none of my rifles have scopes. I've been an iron sights shooter since I first bought my mosin. Always thought about scoping one of my rifles but never did because I was terrified I'd create a bubba monstrosity. As such I never really learned much about scopes.

Now in the Marines the last time I went to the range I qualified with an ACOG. Due to my inexperience with them the magnification fucked me all up. I went from shooting high sharp shooter (used to always miss expert by 1 point) to being a pizza box. Needless to say that pissed me off so I haven't touched a gun with a scope since. (At the same time it GREATLY improved my table 2 shooting. Like I actually understand why the RCO is better for combat)

I've decided I want to know more. Would any one here care to explain to me how they work in practice?

Like the real basic stuff because I don't really understand how WWI snipers got by with simple post reticles when I don't see an obvious way to estimate distance.
What the hell is a mildot? (ok I know what it is but treat me like I don't have the foggiest)
What is the pros/cons of other reticles?
Why would anyone want a fixed power scope?

Seriously break this down barney style for me

Also please post scope porn
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>> No. 98241 ID: 9ea451
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>> No. 98242 ID: 9ea451
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>> No. 98250 ID: 57a013
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I'm new to magnified optics as well. I've got a TA-31H ACOG (4x, horseshoe reticule) and it's tits. (As you know.) Basically, I never want to use my natural eyes again, I just want ACOG vision all the time. I've messed around with the baby-cog's too and they're nice. Seems like 3x hits a really nice balance.

I'm probably going to buy a new scope for the RPR some time after I buy a new video card. $1000 for a Vortex Viper FFP 6-24... or do I just get the Nightforce for twice the price and be done with it. (I don't know, I'm not that dedicated to long range...)
>> No. 98251 ID: 9ea451
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Stevens New Model No. 40 Pocket Rifle with Stevens Scope and Matching Stock
Manufactured from 1896 to 1916. Equipped with a Stevens scope adjustable for windage and elevation marked with the J. Stevens Arms & Tool Co. address and "No. 545". The barrel has the two line Stevens A. & T. CO. address on the upper left flat. Barrel, stock attaching mount, and both grips are numbered to the gun. Nickel plated with blue barrel. Complete with a shoulder stock numbered to gun.
BBL: 10 inch part octagon
Gauge: 22
Finish: blue/nickel
Grips: walnut

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98148 No. 98148 ID: cc46ed hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Hello. Here from 8ch.net/k/. I was wondering if the PMR-30 is any good. I've heard that it can't make it through a single magazine. Thanks.
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>> No. 98154 ID: 22a467
I have heard the 30-round .22 Magnum magazines have jamming problems from a few sources.
Kel-Tec PMR-30 https://youtu.be/ti9bs-7ES2M
My first experience with this very interesting, lightweight .22 Magnum pistol. It holds 30 rounds in a flush magazine!
>> No. 98155 ID: 22a467
Looks like Hickok45 had no problems with it, apart from accidentally pressing the magazine release.
Kel-Tec PMR - 30 Comparison https://youtu.be/h8rAAdhJGd0
Some more shooting and some comparison with another large .22, the S&W Model 41. Mainly we just shoot the PMR-30 some more and do a little comparison between the basic .22 rimfire cartridge and the .22 Magnum cartridge.
>> No. 98156 ID: a66d8e

I've only fired 10 rounds through one, but I had no issues with it. Made a neat little fireball, although I dislike guns with recessed slides.
>> No. 98157 ID: 22a467
  Keltec PMR-30 Review https://youtu.be/JwIsEudPd_Q
>> No. 98158 ID: 22a467
  Kel-Tec PMR 30 vs. FNH Five SeveN https://youtu.be/b-0sQ-CrEkQ

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