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File 147738293958.jpg - (602.22KB , 3264x2448 , antique matchlock handgonne Tannenberg _65 (17mm),.jpg )
100476 No. 100476 ID: 33cb6b hide watch quickreply [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
Matchlocks, wheellocks, handgonnes and black powder cannon.
The hand cannon, or handgonne, is possibly the oldest type of small arms, as well as the simplest type of early firearm, as most examples require manual ignition.

First developed in the 12th century in China, earliest European examples date to the 14th century. http://imgur.com/gallery/q50Ce
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>> No. 100822 ID: 33cb6b
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>> No. 101645 ID: 1b9ff7
>>100821
that is pure sex


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100826 No. 100826 ID: 33cb6b hide watch quickreply [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
Percussion/caplock firearms.
An advancement in ignition systems far more reliable than flintlocks and less sensitive to moisture, a brass hat with a dab of friction-sensitive explosive like mercury fulminate inside that, when struck by the weapon's hammer, sends a jet of flame down the nipple it is over into the main charge of the firearm.
Here is the Derringer percussion pistol that John Wilkes Booth used to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln. The assassination took place at Ford's theater in Washington D.C. on Good Friday, April 14th, 1865. http://tincanbandit.blogspot.com/2014/06/historys-most-notorious-guns.html
Spelled Deringer in this example, Henry Deringer made large caliber short barreled pistols starting in the 1830s and the style were known as Derringers.
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>> No. 101577 ID: 33cb6b
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101577
Time to pop some caps.


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99822 No. 99822 ID: 33cb6b hide watch quickreply [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
Black powder firearm dump.
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98379 No. 98379 ID: ef84d9 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
Hello /k/, it's been a while.

Help me decide/find an edc knife. I need something unique. I need a larger blade, but still something slim to carry. I don't mind if it's a friction folder, assisted opening or liner lock.

My beloved Spyderco Endura has been lost and I've finally decided to start searching for her replacement.

I have always wanted a Spyderco Roc or a Benchmade Osborne. I'm looking to spend no more than $200.

I've missed you guys. I hope you're all well.
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>> No. 99688 ID: 54dafa
>>99172
source on flashlight?
>> No. 99689 ID: 6ca38e
>>99687
Surefire G2X. Multiple models available with different tailcaps and modes (Strobe, high/low, etc)
>> No. 99690 ID: dda126
>>99688
http://www.surefire.com/illumination/flashlights/g2x-pro.html
>> No. 99692 ID: 759d03
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>>99690
G2X bros unite!
>> No. 99820 ID: 220d82
Boo


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99701 No. 99701 ID: 7ce78a hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
anybody know of a custom grips site that does Rhinos?
I want large grips for my rhino and Chiappa sucks ass at keeping things in stock
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>> No. 99806 ID: 50f38c
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99806
So an enterprising gunsmith could make a pretty penny constructing one that can have a real revolver inserted within it.
>> No. 99813 ID: 4d27c6
  >>99804
>>99805
>>99806
If you want to see something really neat, check out this case that Adam Savage builds for his blaster replica which he built himself.
>> No. 99814 ID: 50f38c
  >>99813
Thanks for that, Rear Admiral!
Interesting to see a craftsman make something really nice, be it for yourself, a friend, a client or for a movie prop.
Adam Savage's Blade Runner Blaster Obsession https://youtu.be/4DUULvPJTgk
In this very special visit to Adam's Cave, Adam goes in-depth about his passion for the Blade Runner blaster and tells the story of each of the variations of the prop he has in his collection. The evolution of his replica project over 25 years is an incredible story.
>> No. 99815 ID: 50f38c
  Adam Savage Meets the Blade Runner Blaster Prop! https://youtu.be/ITiJkdL5QEQ
One of the holy grail props in movie history is Deckard's PKD Blaster from Blade Runner. This iconic pistol has been intensely studied by replica prop builders, including Adam Savage. Adam finally meets the real hero prop--in the collection of Dan Lanigan--and bring his own storied replica to compare with the original!
>> No. 99816 ID: 50f38c
  Inside Adam Savage's Cave: The Blade Runner Blaster Pistol https://youtu.be/qSJsEwKqAbU
One of Adam's favorite movie props is the Deckard's LAPD pistol in Blade Runner. Unfortunately, only one hero prop was ever made for the film, so Adam has spent much of his life building the perfect replica. And so have many other fans. Here, Adam shares the stories behind different replicas made by his friends and how they're each unique.


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99711 No. 99711 ID: c5d518 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
I just put $200 for one and it should be coming in pretty soon. I did a little research before hand and chose it over the CZ-75 because it had an ambidextrous safety and a reversible mag release and it was only $10 more. I would have chosen a CZ-97 but 9mm Luger is only $.20/r compared to $.30/r

Should I have picked a CZ-75? I've never held one but I've only heard good things unlike Rock Island, Taurus, or Remington.
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>> No. 99796 ID: 632b3e
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>>99794

Yah bro. Even the normal SP-01 is pure sex.
>> No. 99797 ID: 632b3e
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Also wonderful as a .22
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I got the CZs out today since its been a while.

The SP-01
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An my 75 Pre-B.
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Bonus CZ rifle, because they don't get enough love.


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99744 No. 99744 ID: dda126 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRs2O9pz360
>> No. 99746 ID: 454a4b
  y u no embed?
y u no title?
>> No. 99747 ID: bf6179
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>>99746
Don't criticize poor traumatic brain injury guy!
He's got, like... traumatic brain injury and stuff.
- Normandy, Saint-Lo, June 1944: American medics examine a German soldier with a severe wound to the head.
>> No. 99748 ID: bf6179
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A German POW with a serious head wound awaits medical help from US doctors, Volturno, Italy, Oct 17, 1943. Treatment of enemy POW wounded was at the rough same level as that for American soldiers and saved thousands of German lives.
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Okinawa, 1944. “In his first action he had been quickly hit and was now lying on a stretcher… The blood had sprayed the length of him and behind him as he ran… it now was mixed with the muck of Okinawa from his boots to the head wound from which it had come… As he lay there he touched the tips of his fingers together… The last I saw of him…two men running and creeping with the recent replacement between them… I think the boy on the stretcher was already dead.” https://shrineodreams.wordpress.com/category/pictures-i-like/
>> No. 99751 ID: dda126
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>>99747

>Don't criticize poor traumatic brain injury guy!
>He's got, like... traumatic brain injury and stuff.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ot0jMK0wCIk


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99597 No. 99597 ID: 564d77 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts]
Hello, /k/.

I'm in the process of building myself a cabin innawoods, and setting up a reasonably sustainable living space for myself. Right now, I still have a regular apartment and job, but I intend to eventually go full hermit in my cabin and avoid heading into town if at all possible.

What I need are incredibly durable and easy to strip/troubleshoot firearms. I don't care how pretty they are, and I'm willing to trade 'comfort' for 'indestructible'.

Effectively, I want some guns that I can bring with me in the woods and that will easily last 10-15 years if need be without me heading into town (obviously with proper maintenance).

I'm not really interested in bringing more than 3 or 4 guns with me either, ideally

- a pistol/revolver
- a shotgun
- a hunting rifle
- a semi-auto rifle

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>> No. 99700 ID: 8c8a19
I owned two Vz58 rifles and extensively shot my buddy's Cz858, and I'm not sold on them even now. Mostly personal opinion, but they often had some design "features" I didn't agree with.

Honestly I can't wait for the T81, it very well could be the rifle Canucks deserve. If OP isn't willing to get a modern Hunter or an AR while he gets a pistol (ARs being governed by the same regulations as pistols) then he could wait to see how the T81 turns out.

SKS go innawoods is still an option, and not a bad one.
>> No. 99702 ID: bf6179
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>>99700
You mean the Chinese Type 81 Assault Rifle, an SKS based, second-generation, selective-fire, gas-operated 7.62×39mm rifle which has been used by the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) since the mid-1980s?
>> No. 99703 ID: 19518e
>>99702
Yeah the shipment should be coming in sometime this winter. I got mine with a fixed stock.

Sadly it doesn't come with a flying azn.
>> No. 99706 ID: dda126
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>>99700
>SKS go innawoods

Obligatory.
>> No. 99717 ID: c0ffab
>>99597
Hey buddy. Best of luck to your project.

Pistol: 1911 or CZ or any other 9x19 / 45ACP full metal gun. Sure Clock is good but plastic is hard to fix.

Scattergun: Rem 870 and buy older model with all metal parts. Mossberg is good but I personally don't trust aluminium.

Rifle: Umm... Err... You hunt what? If it's not bigger than Hog or boar i'd say .308 or 7.62x54R. Mosin is cheap and ammo is cheap. Re-barrel the thing and it last's next 100 years. If your game is like moose or elk i'd say something like 30-06 or 45-70GOVT
>diameter x bullet weight x muzzle velocity = stopping power... Bigger the game more the stoppin powah

Semiraifu: AR15 or AK platform. What ever you prefer.


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99407 No. 99407 ID: ebb4ba hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
>Engineers at Picatinny Arsenal are working on the first new lethal hand grenade in more than 40 years, which is designed to give greater flexibility to the warfighter.

>The multi-purpose hand grenade design will provide both fragmentation and blast overpressure more effectively and safely than its legacy counterparts. Once fielded, Soldiers will be able to select and use a hand grenade with different effects simply by flipping a switch.

So basically a grenade where you can select either concussion or fragmentation. How do you think they'll achieve this?

http://www.ardec.army.mil/news/article.aspx?id=2620
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>> No. 99661 ID: bf6179
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A really big anti-tank grenade of WW2 was the Hafthohlladung. Weighing 3 kg and sporting three large magnets.
>> No. 99662 ID: bf6179
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The German army introduced the Hafthohlladung anti-tank weapon in 1942. This consisted of a shaped charge warhead connected to a ring of metal holding three powerful horseshoe magnets. Issued to infantry, the user would run up to the tank and place the device on any surface to which the magnets would stick. The user would then pull the safety pin and run for safety. The magnets not only held the mine to the vehicle but also provided the correct spacing between warhead and armor, allowing the penetrator jet to form properly. Concerned that the simple design could be easily copied in the USSR, the German army began looking for ways to defeat such a weapon when used against their own vehicles. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zimmerit
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So the Germans applied a zinc paste called Zimmerit to their tanks that would interfere with magnetic grenades sticking to the steel.

Zimmerit was a paste-like coating used on mid- and late-war German armored fighting vehicles during World War II. It was used to produce a hard layer covering the metal armor of the vehicle, providing enough separation that magnetically attached anti-tank mines would fail to stick to the vehicle, although Germany was the only country to use magnetic anti-tank mines in numbers. Zimmerit was often left off late-war vehicles due to the unfounded concern that it could catch on fire when hit. It was developed by the German company Chemische Werke Zimmer AG.

- Close view of Zimmerit on the glacis of a Tiger II.
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The paste was composed of the following:

40 % Barium sulfate - BaSO4
25 % polyvinyl acetate – PVA (similar to wood glue)
15 % pigment (ochre)
10 % Zinc sulfide – ZnS
10 % sawdust
>> No. 99665 ID: bf6179
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Back to grenades.


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99577 No. 99577 ID: abc1af hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
So what if I told you brno is making a long slide target CZ-75ish clone.

Now what if I told you it was chambered in 10mm mag trimmed and necked to 7.5mm.
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>> No. 99584 ID: 90c1f6
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>> No. 99589 ID: 86d09e
>>99582
>Brno? As in the Czechoslovakian machine-gun maker?

No, it's FK BRNO (as in located in that city https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brno not the factory).
>> No. 99590 ID: c5ecc5
FK BRNO is not the Zbrojovka Brno we know and love. Don't be fooled.
http://www.fkbrno.com/en
http://www.zbrojovka-brno.cz/en/Default.aspx
>> No. 99596 ID: 90c1f6
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Thanks!
Here's a picture of a UK WW2 Bren Gun MK II .303 light machine gun to compare with the Czech ZB vz. 26.
The name Bren was derived from Brno, Moravia, the Czechoslovak city where the Zb vz. 26 was originally designed (in the Zbrojovka Brno Factory), and Enfield, site of the British Royal Small Arms Factory.
>> No. 99607 ID: 51379e
>>99577
Last meme gun of 2016.

I really do want one though, even in a proprietary cartridge.


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