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No. 108097 ID: b27d97 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
  Why have them? Why didn't they go with a regular telescopic bolt carrier or even something that has the spring overlapping with the the barrel?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5g2T8uZCTg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XtHikv7Zdw
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>> No. 108431 ID: 63f1c2
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>>108185
And a clip of ammunition for my little Armalite.
>> No. 108441 ID: 5d76a7
>>108431
Dope. Now you just need a dramatically overpriced folding stock mechanism for your AR-15 lower that won't be used at all.
>> No. 108442 ID: f2172d
>>108441
and here I went a put a fixed stock my -18.
>> No. 108448 ID: 5d76a7
>>108442
I can't knock it. Most AKs on the planet have fixed stocks too, I assume. To each his own.
>> No. 108449 ID: f5c3ed
>>108441
I needed one more AR upper before buying a house.


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108117 No. 108117 ID: e38388 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Rye and Pumpernickel
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>> No. 108141 ID: dc850f
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Well...here are two pics....love my ARs and my AK.
But would probably take the suppressed BCM when SHTF

Best greatings from germany.
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>>108141

converted it back to the normal handguard + ultimak and an foldable 74m stock instead of the triangle.
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Made a few changes. Went to a URX 3.1 13.5" rail and added Scalar Works PEAK front and rear fixed sights, as well as swapping the Aimpoint mount for a Scalar Works LEAP.
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Also, new Grock
>> No. 108418 ID: 4cfea4
>>108142
Why? I always looking for cheap triangle stock and this pouch that can contain not only ak tool kit.

Also just bought smooth forend with heat shield. %%Stock forend have two rails now.%%


No. 108262 ID: 9dcda2 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts]
  Project Lightening discussion.
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>> No. 108388 ID: 67cd4b
  For BAR fun, there's the 2019 Netflix movie The Highwaymen that follows Frank Hamer and Maney Gault (Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson), two old Texas Rangers (bounty hunter contractors) who attempt to track down and apprehend notorious criminals Bonnie and Clyde in 1934. The real stars are the guns, of course. Costner walks in to a hardware store and buys an M1921AC Thompson submachine gun, an M1918 Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR), a Colt R80 Monitor (a Colt-manufactured variant of the BAR with a Cutts compensator), a Browning A5 semi-auto riot gun, a Remington Model 8 Autoloading Rifle, among other guns and a big crate of ammo. The highwaymen felt the need for serious firepower because the criminals they were chasing used the same kind of weapons against bank tellers, gas station attendants and cops they encountered. Clyde Barrow's preferred weapon was a custom cut-down model of a Browning Automatic Rifle and Bonnie used a Tommy gun.

The Governor of Texas might not like Hamer's expense report with this gun buying spree, but those guns certainly proved their effectiveness when Hamer's posse ambushed Bonnie and Clyde and turned them and their car into a bullet-riddled mess.

Hamer also just barely made his purchases before the passage of The National Firearms Act Of 1934 that regulates fully automatic weapons, suppressors, short-barreled rifles and shotguns, and destructive devices such as bombs or grenades. The NFA was subsequently modified in 1968 by the Gun Control Act and in 1986 by the Firearm Owners Protection Act. The NFA imposes a tax of $200 for people who want to legally purchase the prohibited items. That $200 might not sound like much, but adjusted for inflation, it's approximately $3,500. Good thing this tax was not pinned to inflation!

The Highwaymen 2019- Buying All Guns!- Scene https://youtu.be/h2f_jW06Rtw
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1860242/
http://www.imfdb.org/wiki/Highwaymen,_The - movie firearms database
https://www.npr.org/2016/06/30/484215890/prohibition-era-gang-violence-spurred-congress-to-pass-first-gun-law
>> No. 108389 ID: 67cd4b
  The Highwaymen 2019 final shootout scene HD 1080p https://youtu.be/iJWOLjdKdGk
This scene was filmed at the exact same place in Louisiana that this actual event occurred. The film makers had to spread dirt over the now-paved road and plant more trees to make it more like it was in 1934.
>> No. 108390 ID: 67cd4b
  Timewatch - The Real Bonnie and Clyde https://youtu.be/cRYp6Xos79k
>> No. 108391 ID: 67cd4b
  Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x4x7u91
Starring Warren Beatty & Faye Dunaway
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061418/
>> No. 108395 ID: 51b0a9
>>108388

The best BAR film is still "The Sand Pebbles". Steve McQueen kew his way around a M1918.


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108378 No. 108378 ID: 5c87e8 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
Anyone here ever work with (or against) dogs trained to detect firearms? I learned about how to beat the marijuana dogs years ago pretty successfully because I found out that those dogs are trained with caryophyllene oxide instead of real weed, but I can't guess what they might be training the firearms dogs on. Slide-glide?
>> No. 108379 ID: fe78f8
>>caryophyllene oxide
I don’t know where you live.
The dog handlers I know all use the real deal.
When a criminal case is over, the dope is destroyed once it is no longer needed.
Dog handlers will take some of that to be destroyed dope and use it for training their dogs,

I know one dog trained for firearms and explosives The conservation officers have it. Poachers often toss their guns in an attempt to avoid arrest

And a local agency has a dog trained to sniff electronics. They use it on the CP search warrants. Think of all the images you can put on a 1TB micro SD card. And all the places you could hide that card.
>> No. 108380 ID: 162432
Would there be a lube that would mask whatever the dog is trained to smell,like fruit scented astroglide?


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108143 No. 108143 ID: 7e7aa7 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
I've finally decided that I'm going to pull the trigger and build an AR-15 (of sorts; SCR Lower). I've set aside money for the lower, just waiting on Brownells or Budsgunshop to have them instock again. In the mean time I'm going to build up the upper, 100% from scratch (well from parts because I'm not a machinist).

Why not just buy an upper? I actually want to really learn something out of this.

Why an SCR lower? I broke my hand long before joining the Marine Corps. Being young and dumb and not wating to miss work I would duck tape my hand into a ball for work (pulling rocks out of the blueberry barrens) and then tape my fingers and hand out on make shift splints after work. Suffice to say it never healed right and now shooting a true pistol grip actually kind of hurts. Straightish stocks work much better for me.

Has anyone here assembled their own upper?
Any good guides to read?
Manufactures to avoid? (obviously avoid poverty pony stuff)
Manufactures you like?

Over all I'm going for an upper that looks somewhat milspec, sans the forward assist (SCR bolt can't utilize one) and carry handle. Almost mini-14ish in overall asthetics.

Pic semi-related. I'm thinking of a wood buttstock because #woodissexyasfuck
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>> No. 108362 ID: f5c3ed
>>108361
Shouldn't be an issue.
>> No. 108363 ID: 8b7a7b
>>108361
As 5.45 said, there shouldn't be an issue. Since the sights or optic are mounted to the barrel/upper receiver, that all stays in the same alignment.
>> No. 108364 ID: e7bc52
>>108362
>>108363
Thank you for the response.
I assumed it would be ok. I will still head to the range and double check.

So now I have 3 uppers and 2 lowers. Other than cost savings. is there any reason to have a lower for each upper?
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>>108364

> So now I have 3 uppers and 2 lowers. Other than cost savings. is there any reason to have a lower for each upper?

The only need for additional lowers is to have different configs or to have more functional guns at one time. 'Case you need to arm yourself, your cat, and your dog all at the same time... or something.

Unless the cat and dog don't get along, then I'd recommend against it.
>> No. 108375 ID: 51b0a9
>>108361
Mechanical zero is based on the sights in relation to the bore.
Since in the AR-15, both are rigidly mounted in the same component (unlike say, a FAL) a swap would not change any mechanical zero (or boresight).

However you would still need to do a final sight-in to compensate for changes in hold due to stock (or sight plane in reference to eye and bore) or distance from eye to sight line.


No. 108353 ID: a76e3f hide watch quickreply [Reply]
  Wouldn't this shit be great in firearms?
>> No. 108354 ID: f5c3ed
>Less parts, lighter weight potentially
Maybe the concept would be applicable in the recoil mechanism concept of the KRISS Vector? Might add bulk but not much weight and control recoil well?


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108322 No. 108322 ID: ceb044 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Tavor in 7.62x51 seriously considering one, not sure if it's even available yet. Seems like the perfect rifle, though I'm a bit out of the loop, any thoughts?
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>> No. 108328 ID: 9dcda2
  Correction, on the Tavor 7 the ejection can be swapped without changing any parts.

However you're still not switching shoulders on the fly.
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Been looking at the keltech RFB as well, seems comparable and so much cheaper. Actually starting to look like the best choice.
>> No. 108347 ID: d3cbb0
>>108323
I too was drooling of the Tavor until... I held one. Felt cheap and the trigger sucked (bullpup I know but still)
>>108331
I had an RFB for a time and it was surprisingly reliable even with Brown Bear garbage ammo and alternating brass nato and wolf. It did fine. Eventually it ended up in my friend's possession and he put a suppressor on it and it broke the ?slide?operating plate? spring retainer piece? The company sent him a Gen 2 part which was beefier and that did the job. It was actually a decent gun. Good luck checking the chamber though...
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Having owned a Tavor for a few years, I don't think the T7 will change my thoughts on Tavors in general.

Pros
>bullpup (this being a pro is up to you, but I do find the same OAL with less short-barrel-muzzle-blast is good along with the other commonly mentioned stuff)
>quick mag changes, shot-to-shot on timer of 2.5 seconds average after a few hours of practice, better shooters could get sub2 pretty easily
>reliable
>tough
>overall a good firearm
>can be shot both shoulders because brass deflector

Cons
>expensive
>inaccurate, especially for the price
>heavier than what they say it weighs
>rear heavy, with reciprocating mass well above the shooter's firing hand making the gun teeter-totter in recoil impulse. The shooter's firing hand becomes a bit of a pivot point where the rifle can rock muzzle up as the BCG travels rear and muzzle down as the BCG goes home (for me anyway, other shooters might not have this issue)
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>> No. 108350 ID: bbee29
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AR-15 impulse by comparison. This particular AR has a 14.5" barrel, FA BCG, carbine gas, and a regular birdcage. The difference is more dramatic when shooting them side by side versus watching a potatocam video.


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105744 No. 105744 ID: 8c18eb hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Bond Arms derringers with custom grips and holsters.
These were listed on Etsy.
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>> No. 108317 ID: f5c3ed
Just learned that Bond Arms makes .45 ACP barrels. Do they genuinely make good backup pistols? A pocket holster seems like a good way to carry one. Maybe for house carry as a minimalist option. Anyone carry one?
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>>108317
I carry an inexpensive American Derringer Corp M-1 .45 Colt/.410x2.5" snake gun when I go on hikes in rattlesnake country or occasionally when I carry concealed. Back in the late '80s in San Jose, California, I was hiking with a friend in the hills and we came upon a large rattlesnake under a thorny bush. We could have just gone around the angry reptile, but my friend pulled out a stainless steel clone of a Remington 1865 Double Derringer Model 95 and fired at the snake. His gun was loaded with .410 shotgun cartridges filled with small birdshot. Worked like a charm! Dead rattlesnake. Remember to carry this in an open holster if you do not have a concealed carry permit.

My ADC Derringer is heavy for it's size (especially when compared to modern pocket pistols) and the single-action hammer is very stiff (especially when compared to single-action revolvers like the Ruger Vaquero). Breaking the barrels open is very stiff as well (especially when compared to other derringers). She only has a half-inch of rifled barrel where the 2.5" shotgun breach stop is. Will also fire the substantial .45 Colt cartridge and the recoil is not as punishing as I thought it would be. Some .410 shotgun cartridges load 3 or 4 000 buckshot or slugs or compact metal discs, but many of these self defense .410 loads are for the 3" cartridges and larger derringers that load them. The round rosewood grips are nice and they fit my hand nicely even though the handle is so small. She has a hammer-blocking safety button (important!) and very rudimentary sights. Back when I bought this, in the early '90s, they were around $100, in I remember right. Now, they are $500! Ludicrous! But they chamber the 3" shotgun cartridges, so you get that.

For conceal carry, the Double Derringer is not bad, but you only have two shots, but those shots are substantial.
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For pocket pistols in .45 ACP, there are many to choose from. Glock 36, Colt Defender, Sig Sauer P250 Compact, Kahr CW45, and the expensive Kimber Super Carry Ultra HD.

In the battle of concealed carry firearms with the slimmest profile, the Springfield XD-S has taken the crown. With its 0.9 inch slide width, it has overtaken the KAHR pistol as the concealed carry .45 caliber pistol with the slimmest profile. It comes in 3.3" and 4.0" barrel lengths.
https://skyaboveus.com/hunting-shooting/top-10-45-caliber-concealed-carry-pistols
>> No. 108320 ID: dd2fee
  Shooting the Two-Shot 45 ACP/9x19mm Convertible Derringer from DoubleTap Defense.- Gunblast.com https://youtu.be/w6mMinG6RRI

DoubleTap 9mm 45ACP Derringer Type Pocket Gun Overview - Texas Gun Blog https://youtu.be/CcVsD4rKQp4
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>>108319
My go to summer carry is my Shield .45. Winter/heavy clothing carry is my Sig P220 DAK. Although the Shield is small, it's not pocket carry small.


No. 108235 ID: 6affc4 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
  Bummer they don't let you use tungsten and teflon for boolits.
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>>108256
> While you are correct aren't there rounds that have a track record of achieving one shot stops much more often than others. Like .357 magnum, for example? Isn't it the same for shotguns? Or is it just hearsay?

Now we're not saying energy isn't important, but that it's only one factor. Shotgun energy is on a different order of magnitude. It's got a shitton of mass and some decent velocity.
>> No. 108261 ID: 9dcda2
  Here's a video I did 10 years ago. (Holy fuck.) Notice that not much happens until you get to real rifle rounds and the back gets blown out of the paper. And then the two shots with the Mosin, the first with FMJ just punched a .30 caliber hole. The second round was a soft points blew the fuck out if it.

Same muzzle energy, different effect on target.
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>>108235
Speaking of fucked up ballistics...

Franklin Reformation gimmick or useful?
Military Arms Channel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7jMmIWgA1f8
https://youtu.be/7jMmIWgA1f8?t=1304
>> No. 108297 ID: 5d76a7
Major gimmick. I guess 950fps isn't THAT much slower than the 147 grain RA9Bs I like that tend to push just right at or under 1000fps, but I don't see these +M hollow points (although that's a pretty clever name from a branding perspective) expanding wider, penetrating deeper, fragmenting widely, shattering pelvises or magically exsanguinating bad dudes faster than the RA9Bs that I pay under $.50 a round for. Handguns suck pretty equally. If the expected use case for these is to penetrate deeper for dangerous game or something, I wouldn't choose 9mm to begin with.

We used to use heavy bullets because we were limited by black powder. Then the entire world, with all of its empirical data and real life experiences, transitioned to lighter bullets pushing higher velocities for just about every purpose.

I'm only interested in these as a testing ground for two-piece cartridge casing. That seems neat.
>> No. 108298 ID: 6affc4
>>108296
Funny how all these weird NFA regulations spawn guns that are tailor-made for massacring civilians and just about useless for anything else.


No. 103656 ID: 1989a8 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts]
  For a modest price of 7500$ you too can see the legend come back to life!
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>> No. 106473 ID: 1989a8
  It's getting more expensive, lmao.
Still, what a cool looking piece.
>> No. 108255 ID: 6affc4
  >>103747
Seems like they dropped the whole "field pistol means it's for the military/pmc" thing.
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>>108255
>95gr@2050ft/s
>[without the recoil compensation weight system] it would break your wrist every time
Bahahahahahah
>> No. 108263 ID: c935e2
>>108255
That's cringey as fuck, though Ian and Karl's bertstare during the introduction was gold. Pity it's not based on a 1911, because I feel like boomers would eat that shit up (if they could afford it).
>> No. 108264 ID: e56201
I know it's silly and the ammo will be very hard to find, and eventually impossible, but it's such a great looking gun that I want one. I don't want one enough to pay for it, but damn.


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