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108729 No. 108729 ID: 0fd95c hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
I had a chance to handle one of these recently and took a few photos.
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>> No. 108756 ID: aa52e9
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SVT-40 captured and being used in the Battle of Stalingrad.
>> No. 108757 ID: 04d80a
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And imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
Such as with this Italian Pavesi prototype SVT copy in 8x59 Breda...
http://www.operatorchan.org/k/res/98094.html#101594
https://www.forgottenweapons.com/pavesi-prototype-svt-copy-video/
>> No. 108758 ID: f46323
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The Walther Gewehr 43 was the Nazis’ answer to the superlative American M1 Garand. A gas-operated design actually pirated from the Soviet SVT40 self-loading rifle, the G43 was relatively lightweight and offered fast and reliable semiautomatic fire from a detachable ten-round box magazine. Though the magazine was tidy and removable, German Infantrymen were typically only issued two spares and fed the gun instead via standard five-round stripper clips from the top. These strippers were the same sort that fed the bolt-action Kar98k.
The G43 was later designated the K43, but the two weapons were otherwise identical. The G43 included a short length of cleaning rod underneath the barrel. Several soldiers would pool their cleaning rod segments to make a single usable tool.
The rear sight of the G43 was a sliding tangent, while the front sight was a fixed hooded barleycorn. The leather sling mounted on the left side. The safety was a rotating lever at the back of the receiver. A sheet steel re-ceiver cover helped keep the action clean from battlefield crud.
G43 rifles were intended to be issued at the rate of 19 rifles per Infantry company, along with ten separate ZF-4 sights and mounts. Allerberger fired all the new rifles his unit received and selected the most accurate for marksmen rifles. The scopes and mounts were then matched to their host rifles and marked by hand with the gun’s serial number.
https://www.swatmag.com/article/wehrmacht-sniper-lessons-eastern-front/
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>>108750
Good to see you're still around as well. The collection has grown quite a bit, it is near 3100 cartridges at present. This was a photo I took back in January of the pile that had accumulated which I still needed to sort and catalog.

>>108752
While we did not have the opportunity to shoot this one and it would be of questionable wisdom to do so as the stock exhibited at least two cracks, SVT-38's handle and shoot much like the later SVT-40's. Most of the differences lie in the design of the stock and hand guards, the placement of the cleaning rod and the function of the magazine catch. I did find the SVT-38's mag catch seemed a bit more fiddly than those on the SVT-40 which may have had a hand in why it was redesigned. These two magazines were very snug fits but that can be the case with SVT-40's as well since the locking lug occasionally needs fitting to the individual rifle.


No. 108369 ID: 9dcda2 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
  Federal Court Finds California Magazine Ban Violates the Second Amendment

https://www.nraila.org/articles/20190329/breaking-federal-court-finds-california-magazine-ban-violates-the-second-amendment

https://d3uwh8jpzww49g.cloudfront.net/sharedmedia/1510684/2064261_2019-03-29-order-granting-plaintiffs_-msj.pdf

https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displaySection.xhtml?lawCode=PEN&sectionNum=32310.

IV. CONCLUSION
Magazines holding more than 10 rounds are “arms.” California Penal Code Section 32310, as amended by Proposition 63, burdens the core of the Second Amendment by criminalizing the acquisition and possession of these magazines that are commonly held by law-abiding citizens for defense of self, home, and state. The regulation is neither presumptively legal nor longstanding. The statute hits at the center of the Second Amendment and its burden is severe. ... Finally, subsections (c) and (d) of § 32310 impose an unconstitutional taking without compensation upon Plaintiffs and all those who lawfully possess magazines able to hold more than 10 rounds.

...

California Penal Code § 32310 is hereby declared to be unconstitutional in its entirety and shall be enjoined.

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>> No. 108725 ID: e9dc13
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>>108688
>I doubt these politicians comprehend how much .455" I own.
Lucky!
I know people who collected British firearms and they were stymied by the difficulty in obtaining ammo for them. Not only the rarities like .476 Enfield, .455 Webly Auto, .577 Snyder, and so on, but plain-Jane .455 Webley.
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For UK .577 Boxer, people use rare 24 gauge brass cut down and sized to a .62 case. Some home-loaders also cut down 24 gauge brass to 2" for homemade .577 Snyder, an interesting cartridge conversion of the Enfield muzzle-loading .577 rifled musket.
>> No. 108727 ID: aa52e9
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108727
And good luck to those looking for Mars ammo.
Here's a display of British fodder for you:
http://www.operatorchan.org/k/res/107749.html#107754
>> No. 108728 ID: aa52e9
  Some people really get into their gun and kit collecting...
The Mk III Snider-Enfield: Introduction https://youtu.be/DJ-f11hM4Sk
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>>108369


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108123 No. 108123 ID: b6e91c hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
I wish guns didn't cost so damn much as a hobby.
My city is being gentrified so jobs are getting shittyer and rent is going up. And since gentrification means your comunity gets replaced with well off liberals, all these new voters are making voting to make all kinds of new fees and taxes on anything gun related.

Post guns you wish you could afford.
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>> No. 108720 ID: f46323
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>> No. 108721 ID: 04d80a
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U.S. MACHINE GUN T52E1 .30 (T65) SN# 6
Maker/Manufacturer: BRIDGE TOOL & DIE WORKS
Date of Manufacture: 1949-1952
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U.S. MACHINE GUN T52E1 .30 (T93E1) SN# 8
Maker/Manufacturer: BRIDGE TOOL & DIE WORKS
Date of Manufacture: 1949-1952
>> No. 108723 ID: e9dc13
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And the experimental T-44 machine gun developed from the German FG 42 and MG 42 machine guns.
U.S. MACHINE GUN T44 7.92MM
Manufactured by Bridge Tool & Die Works, Philadelphia, Pa. in 1946 - The gun is a conversion of the FG42 German, Light, Magazine Feed Machine Gun, with the belt feeding mechanism of the MG42 German, Belt Feed Machine Gun. The mechanical solution for the conversion was provided by the Bridge Tool & Die Works. The weapon is gas-operated blowback type combination; air-cooled; bipod supported; with forward handgrip and rear shoulder stock.
The receiver body in which the essential parts of the gun operate is a sheet metal fabrication. The barrel is permanently mounted into the forward end, and the receiver swaged circumferentially into a recess around the rear end of the barrel and secured by a locking ring, likewise swaged. The hinge member about which the feed mechanism rotates is welded to that portion of the receiver body directly rearward from the swaged area, thereby making the receiver body, barrel and hinge member an integral unit. Holding the receiver body in a normal firing position, there is an opening on the left-hand side running longitudinally from the welded hinge member for the length of the housing. This opening is bridged in one instance at a point located approximately 4" rearward from the hinge member by the ejector assembly. The resultant opening between the hinge member and the ejector assembly permit the receiver plate to position the shell cartridge for insertion into the barrel. Directly opposite this opening there is a similar small opening through which the cartridge cases are ejected. http://ww2.rediscov.com/spring/VFPCGI.exe?IDCFile=/spring/DETAILS.IDC,SPECIFIC=9554,DATABASE=objects
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107440 No. 107440 ID: 9dcda2 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Now legal in Maryland. I get to pick it up next week. (7 day waiting period.)
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>> No. 107980 ID: 6da2ca
Well this is at least quality information. Thanks OP.
>> No. 108352 ID: 9dcda2
  Well shit.

>>107440
https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2019/03/18/hudson-manufacturing-files-for-bankruptcy/

BREAKING NEWS: Hudson Manufacturing Files For Bankruptcy

Posted 1 min ago in Breaking News, Companies by Benjamin F with No Comments
Tags: bankruptcy, H9, hudson, lawsuit

Hudson Manufacturing, makers of the much-vaunted Hudson H9, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy on March 14th. This is, presumably, in direct response to their previously cataloged troubles. Cambridge Valley Machining has sued Hudson over unpaid debts after being contracted to machine parts for them.
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

There are several different types, or chapters, of bankruptcies that individuals and companies can file for. Hudson has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, meaning that they have chosen to liquidate all their assets to absolve their debts.

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>> No. 108365 ID: c935e2
>>108352
KE Arms has more info since they were a supplier:

https://www.facebook.com/KEArmsOfficial/posts/1531293650334416

Hudson, as a company, is super dead, but their suppliers look to be in a good position to build more if the obvious IP issues can be resolved.
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>>108365
I, for one, welcome our new Sinistral overlords.

Also, it would be great if I could get my gun back.
>> No. 108460 ID: 91d5af
>>108366
https://archive.is/DQnuT
>Hudson’s said it had 86 pistols in for warranty at the time the company ceased operation.
>So, somewhere above and beyond the millions of dollars of debt that Hudson’s creditors will try to reclaim, there’s almost $100k worth of bought and paid-for H9 components that may never find their way back to their owners. The boxes of disassembled H9s are left in a limbo state. Hudson is no more, as is its ability to pay for assembly, and or return shipping.

Looks like you're out of luck. All pistols that have been shipped to them for repairs are paperweights now. They won't ship them back to you for "liability reasons".


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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>>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.%%


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  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.


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  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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