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107671 No. 107671 ID: 632b3e hide watch quickreply [Reply]

tl;dr universal background checks hamper suicide prevention efforts.

GG liberals.
>> No. 107698 ID: 454a4b
As if gun owners are worth saving in their eyes.
>> No. 107808 ID: 7a114c
So the state confiscates them, and never returns them like it does now

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107613 No. 107613 ID: 7c120b hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Jews are now allowed to build settlement on other people's privately owned land, so long as those people aren't jews.
This alone is going to be enough to justify the next couple decades of arab terrorism and then next 20 trillion dollars of American wars in the mideast for the benefit of israeli jews.
Trump spent the whole campaign criticizing muslims and praising jews and israel, I don't think that attitude is really in America's best interest, do you?

The Israeli government has set itself on a collision course with international opinion – and its own legal system – after a ministerial committee voted unilaterally in favour of a bill to “legalise” outposts Israel previously regarded as illegal.

Critics say that if the proposed bill passes into law it will allow the “theft” of any Palestinian-owned land, while others, including those on the right, say it endangers Israel’s international standing.

The vote by the ministerial committee for legislation on Sunday evening came despite the bill being opposed by the prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and the attorney general, Avichai Mandelblit, who described it as indefensible.

While all Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem are regarded as illegal by most of the international community, outposts built by hardline settlers without Israeli government approval have also been treated as illegal by Israel.

The opposition leader, Isaac Herzog, said the proposed legislation was a “serious stain on Israel law books, because it authorises theft and robbery. There is no precedent, nothing like it, in which the Israeli government authorised a law that allows taking land from private people.”

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If I was a mohammed I would be in your house, pretending to be 13 years old while fucking your daughter.

Or fucking your wife while you masturbate in the corner.

>> No. 107806 ID: 791f24
XKCD was never good
"hahaha i learned about that in college" or "hahaha i also saw that on the internet" is not a joke
/r9k/ was shit from the start
randall munroe is a murderer
>> No. 107807 ID: 6057a8
The only thing I like about XKCD is the charts.

The radiation chart is neat as hell, to be specific.

The "mole of moles" article made me laugh to tears too
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>The outer surface of the planet radiates heat into space and freezes. Because the moles form a literal fur coat, when frozen it insulates the interior of the planet and slows the loss of heat to space. However, the flow of heat in the liquid interior is dominated by convection. Plumes of hot meat and bubbles of trapped gases like methane—along with the air from the lungs of the deceased moles—periodically rise through the mole crust and erupt volcanically from the surface, a geyser of death blasting mole bodies free of the planet.
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Shit still makes me laugh, it's that part of the article as well GET OUT OF MY HEAD CHARLES

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  Was the Bismarck the most powerful battleship compared to the British fleet in May, 1941?
I was watching Sink The Bismarck (1960) https://youtu.be/xFWwPYB74ac and at 24:00 this line was spoken, "We are sailing in the largest, most powerful battleship afloat; superior to anything in the British navy." Sure, fleet commander Lütjens was getting his crew morale up for this dangerous mission, to break out of the North Sea and attack British shipping and convoys in the Atlantic, but was the Bismarck the most powerful battleship afloat?

When discussing such things, the topic focuses on the Japanese Yamato and the US Iowa being the most powerful, in terms of big guns and thick armor, but this is a comparison between British and German battleships, and besides the US and Japan weren't even in the war in May, 1941.

The Bismarck's 15" guns throwing a 1764 lbs. armor-piercing shell at 2690 ft/s every 20 seconds (total broadside weight of 14,112 lbs.) were certainly more powerful than the UK's King George V's 14" guns throwing a 1590 lbs. AP shell at 2483 ft/s every 30 seconds (total broadside weight of 15,900 lbs.). But the French battleship Richelieu had superior 15" guns firing 1949 lbs. AP shells at 2723 ft/s every 25-40 seconds (total broadside weight of 15,592 lbs.) and the Richelieu had thicker armor than the Bismarck, but that ship was under control of the Vichy collaborators and had been damaged by the Brits (or her own guns damaged by using German powder charges), so the Richelieu is out of the comparison.

What the Bismarck really lacked was good anti-aircraft fire because she was damaged by obsolescent Fairey Swordfish biplane torpedo bombers from the aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal, allowing the British battleships King George V and Rodney (and a lot of other smaller ships) to hammer the Bismarck to destruction.

An in-depth analysis of which battleship was the best one out there? is made here: http://www.combinedfleet.com/baddest.htm
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>> No. 107736 ID: addd7a
They'd been meaning to up armour her decks since she launched but kept putting it off so Hood could steam round the world carrying the flag.
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Quite some omission for the sake of a public relations stunt!
- HMS Hood on trial on the Firth of Clyde.
HMS Hood was a battle cruiser built by John Brown & Company, Clydebank, for the Royal Navy and was launched on the 22nd of August 1918. At the time, HMS Hood was the largest and most powerful warship in the world with 151,000 shp and a top speed of 32 knots.
Although it was seen as a symbol of naval strength, HMS Hood was not upgraded to any significant extent during its lifetime and went into service during World War II with the same armour that was fitted in 1918. During the Battle of Denmark Strait on the 24th of May 1941 HMS Hood was sunk when gun fire from the Bismarck caused an explosion in the aft magazine of the ship; tragically only 3 of the 1,421 men on board survived. https://universityofglasgowlibrary.wordpress.com/2014/04/18/clydebuilt-hms-hood/
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>> No. 107800 ID: addd7a
Indeed. Had she had those upgrades I think the Bismark/Hood engagement may have been slightly less one sided.

It's slightly hard on them to call them PR missions though, they are both friendly but also carry the undertone of "that's a nice harbor you have there... shame if we had to come back with these 15" guns".

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107525 No. 107525 ID: f11f4d hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Thankspending is getting into gear, so if you see something your fellow operators might be interested in, post it here.

Make sure to note any ending date or limited stock.
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>> No. 107781 ID: 9723b1
Panhard crab.

Bing it.
>> No. 107783 ID: 6e9743
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The Panhard CRAB (Combat Reconnaissance Armored Buggy) was developed as a private venture. This armored vehicle is intended to meet a French Army requirement. A new armored vehicle will replace the Panhard VBL armored scout cars. Panhard is competing against other manufacturers to meet this requirement. Deliveries of new armored scout cars to the French Army are expected to begin in 2018. The CRAB is also being proposed for export customers. It is worth mentioning that a number of countries operate thousands of ageing scout cars, produced the 1960s. So the CRAB seems as a good replacement.
A mock-up of the CRAB was revealed in 2010 alongside the heavier 6x6 Panhard SPHINX armored reconnaissance vehicle. This new highly-mobile scout car is based on renewed light cavalry doctrine, where small, but fast and well armed armored vehicles taking an active combat role. The CRAB is intended for scouting and raiding missions.
Baseline version of the CRAB provides all-round protection for the crew against 7.62-mm ball rounds and artillery shell splinters. Maximum level of protection is against 14.5-mm armor-piercing rounds. Addition of slat armor gives some degree of protection against rocket propelled grenades. This vehicle withstands 6 to 8 kg anti-tank mine blasts under the wheels. The CRAB is fitted with NBC protection system.
Various weapon options are proposed. This armored scout car can be fitted with remotely controlled weapon station, armed with small- or medium-caliber gun. Lighter versions, armed with shielded 7.62-mm, 12.7-mm machine guns or 40-mm automatic grenade launcher are also available. This light armored vehicle can be also used as a weapon carrier. It can be fitted with anti-tank or short-range air defense missiles. The CRAB was revealed with a 25-mm automatic cannon and coaxial 7.62-mm machine gun.
The Panhard CRAB has a crew of three. However all the main functions of this scout car can be implemented by the crew of two. Vehicle is equipped with a battlefield management system. It can be fitted with a mast-mounted battlefield surveillance radar or long-range observation system, however theses features are proposed as an option.
The CRAB is powered by an Austrian Steyr M16 turbocharged diesel engine, developing 320 hp. Engine is located at the rear. It is coupled to an automatic transmission. Vehicle has a hydropneumatic suspension with adjustable ground clearance. This light armored vehicle is equipped with a central tyre inflation system and run-flat tyres. All of these features allow the CRAB to move on various terrain at high speed. Two of these scout cars can be airlifted by the C-130J Super Hercules and three by A400M military cargo aircraft.
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  Firearms shooting and training

Discount Enterprises Deguns provides Online handguns, rifles online, ammunition, gun accessories, shooting safety gear and gunsmith services. They also offer knives and knife sharpening.
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>> No. 106918 ID: 6b2b62
Not too bad, but a lot of things to work on. Most notably your flinch. A much easier thing to fix is not sticking your pistol into ports unless you absolutely have to. Will being a foot closer make it easier to hit the target? No, but letting the gun recoil into the wood will definitely slow you down and increases the likelihood that you lose your front sight or cause a malfunction.

Advanced tip: practice shooting your rifle with the magazine pointed away from you in tight slots rather than towards you.
>> No. 106951 ID: 9dcda2
If we're posting shooting videos. Here's me at my local 3-gun match. The first video I er... forgot a shotgun target. The second video was the fastest time of the day. I finally beat Army guy... but I think he was a little hungover. It was really a "shit happens" event.

Everyone was having problems with the shotgun. Stoppages, missing, fumbling shells. Basically my plan was to shoot the rifle and pistol clean, and try to minimize the damage through the shogun portion.

I usually do pretty well with the scattergat, though this time I was kind of sucking. (Though less-so than everyone else.)
>> No. 106952 ID: 9dcda2
And what our "Action Shotgun" events do for a loading procedure. We did the same thing for 3-gun, just in the barrels.
>> No. 107704 ID: 9dcda2
It was like 38'F with 25-30 mph winds. It was painful. My face hurt afterward.

The video is a bit out of order. I put our last stage first because I had both the earpro cam and the phone cam. Learning moment: Height over bore and just shoot em twice.

Then our first stage, where I botched the shotgun reload plan. Shoulda just put 6 in.

Then the second stage where I got 3 fail to neutralize penalties because I only shot once. (Never doing that again... until stage 5....)

Then failed to record probably my best and the coolest stage we had.

Then I had to drop my gun belt to pee because I apparently put my boxers on backwards. (No video either.)

Then our fourth stage (where I'm facing away from the targets) went extremely well. Shot it clean.
>> No. 107713 ID: 9dcda2
Any thoughts on the left side (FPS view) vs right side camera?

It turns out I didn't blow it as much as I thought I did. 6 outta 40, and 1 of 3 in "factory class". (Rifle reddot and mods / max 30 round mags, pistol no optic / 15 round max, shotgun no optic / 8 round max.) Most people shot "practical class" which includes extended clipazines. No factor for rifle, but would have helped for pistol and shotgun.

Median time was 362, average 372. I was +20 from 5th place and +101 secs from 1st place.

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107650 No. 107650 ID: 2c28b4 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
I have an odd internet connection problem. The only program on my computer that can connect to anything is my bittorrent client. It works fine. Meanwhile, Firefox, IE, Thunderbird, and everything else I've tried totally fails to work. This occurs whether or not the bittorrent client is running. I'm connected via a wireless network that worked previously. I can't find anything about this problem online, most people have the opposite problem, or their torrent program is using too much bandwidth but like I said, it doesn't matter whether I'm torrenting or not nothing else works. I'm asking you'se guys 'cause you're my pals. Any ideas? I don't have admin privileges on the wireless router, is that likely where the problem is?
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>> No. 107657 ID: 2c28b4
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I don't know for sure but I suspect it is a crappy router/modem combo from the ISP.
>> No. 107658 ID: 142876
Is the IP of the router or your computer?

Because most home grade routers start their dynamic IPs at 128 and go up from there.
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the torrent peers are inside your house!
>> No. 107662 ID: b70387
Are you stealing your neighbor's internet?
>> No. 107668 ID: ad8094
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If wifi is kinda works but only torrenting is working it could be they are blocking access.

Find the router's IP address and see if you can login


If you can log in then you can look around in there and see if there is some kind of block put on your MAC address.

By any chance there is an ethernet connection if so buy yourself a basic router and connect to it and now you have your own wi-fi connection.

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107491 No. 107491 ID: 649f2c hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Don't forget that it was just about 50 days from when the last successful Republican party outsider (Reagan) took office until he was shot by a "crazy lone gunman" who just happened to be the child of then Vice President Bush's closest family friend.
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>> No. 107619 ID: b86cd3
rip that girl in my classes who was saying "trump avoided a war with russia!"
>“I think we’ve got to begin to treat Russia like the adversary that Putin is currently demonstrating it to be.”

>“Until Mr. Obama departs the White House,” Bolton wrote in October 2015, “Washington must not do anything perceived as legitimizing Moscow’s new Latakia air base, or the presence of Russian aircraft and cruise missiles in the skies over the region. The suggestion that we exchange deconfliction codes with Russia is what the French call a fausse bonne idee, a superficially appealing bad idea.”
>> No. 107620 ID: 9723b1
>Extreme Militant
>John Bolton
Stopped reading right there.

Bolton is realpolitik incarnate.
>> No. 107625 ID: 649f2c
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yeah and speaking in french colquilisms is ultragay, but what do you think about my new theory that steven bannon is secretly hillary clinton in disguise?
>> No. 107627 ID: a84a32
I thought the news was saying Giuliani for secretary of state, and now Fox is saying Nikki Haley. Has Trump even officially chosen anyone for his actual cabinet besides Bannon?
>> No. 107628 ID: d4c8ee
Right now just a lot of speculation and "our man inside the Trump campaign says XYZ" as far as I've been seeing.

Apparently Randy Forbes is the frontrunner for the Secretary of the Navy, which is a good pick.

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107415 No. 107415 ID: 8fd99b hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Currently at airport waiting for my flight to Phoenix.

Holy shit, it's happening fast. I'll finally be out of Florida today.
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>> No. 107589 ID: 1cff54
Phoenix doesn't have an underground (unfortunately). All we have is a bus system and the fucking light rail.
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I'm not going to go that crazy with it. I'm kind of liking the Russian idea because of pic related. And the Rangers were my favorite group of the game.

Any other symbols come to mind? I was originally going to do the Deagle or AR bolt face. Maybe a STALKER bandits skull? Simple radioactive symbol?
>> No. 107593 ID: d02344
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>STALKER Bandits wiki
>"They are one of the most poorly-equipped factions of the Zone, usually relying on low-grade weaponry and light armors."

Sounds like me!
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Having a map ain't crazy dude, thats smart forward thinking. never need to have a map when its painted on your vehicle.

Really though, I wasn't being really serious about the map or really even using the cars name for a theme. I'll admit thats what I've wanted to do since like forever is to get a Isuzu Trooper and kit its out Stormtrooper style but thats me.

As for your vehicle, well what do you like?

Video games? Certain factions in games like the Brohood of Steal in Fallout or N7 in Ass Effect? If you go for the Mass Effect look you can repaint the whole car red green and blue, ME will either love it or hate it.

Comics, movies, tv shows. Plenty to choose from.

I like the idea of the Bandits. Bandits are dicks but dicks I atleast appreciate. They got the worst equipment, hoodies and shitty handguns, but are willing to go against dudes in exoskeletons with the latest and greatest slavshit and natoshit. That takes some balls. Its stupid but ballsy. Reminds me of bandits and raiders in other series like Skyrim or Fallout. Dudes trying to attack the Dragonborn, the guy who saved or destroyed an Empire, who can kill with a shout, clad completely in armor from dead dragons and carrying weapons embed with the powers of the gods and they are armed with some shitty iron sword and fur armor but still think its a good idea. Same with raiders in Fallout, dudes armed with pipe weapons or crappy 32 revolvers attacking guys in power armor armed with plasma weapons or man portable nukes.

I mean you gotta admire the suicidal insanity of it. I mean I still kill them but I don't completely destroy them with furious intensity like I do with Freedom, slavers, Caesars Legion, or the fucking Aldemeri and their Stormcloak lackeys. Fuck the Stormcloaks, fuck Ulfric, and fuck the fact I can't plow his victims wife and become High King of Skyrim. Yes I am aware of the fact that in one game I'm all like "Legion4Lyfe" while in other I'm all "death to the Legion, death to everything that is wearing crimson".

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I'm sorry.

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107537 No. 107537 ID: d094dd hide watch quickreply [Reply]
I may loathe the military-industrial complex, but I'll always hate the game and not the players. Thanks to everyone who served in the armed forces. Even you, sneaks.

Here's to hoping WWIII is still a long ways off, and a better future for everyone in the meantime.
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Thank you to all who served.
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And to those who defend us from the cyprinidae threat.
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107163 No. 107163 ID: 22504e hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Getting ready to make some night sights for my new P99. Hopefully it will end up looking nicer than the holsters and mag pouch I made for the P99. (its functional, but the stitching looks bad. Real bad). Just waiting for my steel to arrive.

And also, I need to get my lathe off the floor of my garage and on a stand.
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>> No. 107213 ID: 22504e
All right. All my metal arrived today. Though instead of giving me a 6" long length, I got 6 x 1" sections. I must have filled that form out wrong or something. Oh well, it will work still.

Finally got my lathe off the ground too and shit.
>> No. 107214 ID: 1b9ff7
Give pics, what set up you going to use for milling?
>> No. 107538 ID: 22504e
Forgot about this thread. Lol.

Haven't been able to work on this very much until today.

Need to wait on a tiny tap. Should have just checked before I started to see if my school even had one.

As you can see, the rear sight just needs to be fitted and some chamfers cut so its not so pokey. The front sight needs the hole for the glowy stuff drilled, the hole for the little screw tapped, and then the remnant cut off. Material is 4140. The chink drills I got survived, surprisingly, and cut well.
>> No. 107539 ID: 22504e
I'm using the apprentice shop at work. Can't take pics anywhere on site at work though. So no progress shots. Not much to see though. Just normal milling.
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fuck, forgot pic...

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