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113394 No. 113394 ID: dafa87 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
So, I'm stuck in a Democrat infested state for the foreseeable future, and with the current political climate, I foresee the need for a semiautomatic carbine for home and neighborhood defense if things get really bad. I'm considering either a Mini 14, or an Auto Ordnance M1 carbine. The deciding factor may come down to magazine price and availability. It seems KCI may have discontinued making 30 round magazines for both of them, what other decently reliable options are out there? Also I'd rather not pay 45$ for Ruger factory magazines, although if necessary, I guess I only need 6 or 7. The trouble is that I have to get several at the same time, I have one chance to obtain pretty much all the magazines I need, discounting shit capacity magazines that would come with the gun. And again, if inexpensive but very reliable magazines for an M1 carbine are available, I would probably choose that gun instead. Also, the magazines would have to be available in stores, not just online.
>> No. 113395 ID: 3efc75
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What state are you in and are AR's an option, cause Mini-14's suck and "reliable" and "M1 carbine" don't belong in the same sentence.

The old Mini-14's had a reputation for terrible accuracy but I guess the new ones are better. The rock and lock magazines hook onto a little post in the forward end of the mag well that can be hard to engage.

I don't have much personal experience with the M1 Carbine, I'm basing my comment on Karl from InRange TV's hatred of them.

My go-to for Granny Home Defense Gun is the Ruger PC Carbine in either 9 or 40.

Pros: Can mount red dot sight, flashlights, and take Glock mags. Fairly inexpensive, I got a used one for $425. Good training gun thanks to less muzzle blast than an AR. Barrel takedown is a nice feature.

Cons: They're heavy, have a surprising amount of recoil due to the straight blowback mechanism, and 9mm accuracy past 100 yards can be wishful thinking. Optics are mounted to the receiver while the barrel is detachable, so it's return to zero is questionable.
>> No. 113396 ID: 4a9ef7
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For home defense, you want a gun that's smaller and allows for maneuverability in tight areas, like around doorways and down hallways. Longarms and shotguns are not well suited for this and intruders in the dark can grab the barrel and make for problems. Something like an inexpensive .22 LR revolver is handy, the flash won't blind you, the report won't deafen you, and the little bullets won't smash through a dozen walls in the neighborhood.

But some people just like carbines.

I have an old Marlin Camp 45 that loads cheap Colt 1911 magazines, but the prices of these old fun .45 plinkers are getting ridiculously expensive.

The 9mm CZ Scorpion EVO 3 S1 Carbine has good reviews, but costs around $1000.
The Beretta Cx4 Storm and Kel-Tec SUB-2000 are a little cheaper.
And the Hi-Point 995TS is the cheapest of the 9mm semi-auto carbines and reviewers have actually described it as reliable, accurate and comfortable to shoot.
- Ruger PC-4, the .40S&W version of the PC-9.
>> No. 113397 ID: 4a9ef7
  Hi-Point 995TS PCC (9mm pistol caliber carbine) https://youtu.be/qioIM2TtDyM
>> No. 113398 ID: 3e70c7
An AR-15 is not an option here. Modern production Mini-14 rifles are about 2 MOA accurate, and reliable. Modern production Auto Ordnance M1 carbines are supposed to be relatively reliable, and about as accurate as the Mini-14. The primary concern as regards reliability is the magazines- some magazines work, some don't, I'm interested in any experience people have with magazines that work and that I can afford to buy like 6 or 7 of at the same time. Capacity for M1 carbine magazines would be 30 rounders, Mini-14 I could either go with 20 or 30.
If I were to get a pistol caliber carbine, I would consider a hi point, unfortunately they're illegal here. You know, because of the scary assault pistol grip.
>> No. 113400 ID: fad623

Your options for RELIABLE mags in my experience, is the tapco Gen2 (metal front locking tabs) and the Ruger OEM metal mags. If you have patience and are willing to tinker, pmags can be cut to fit in a Mini, I don't know about the reliability of this solution long-term.

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113347 No. 113347 ID: 8109fb hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
has operatorchan been compromised by glowies and feds yet?
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>> No. 113350 ID: 3efc75
Definitely has health issues.

>> No. 113353 ID: 6d4e65
since 2011
>> No. 113357 ID: c50cab
acidman has been an informant for years.
>> No. 113358 ID: 4b1fc4
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Sayin' be so?!? World o' inequities and chicanery it is!
>> No. 113359 ID: 8ab65c
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The two fellas in George who got into how water for blasting that nigger who attacked them now have the same attorney SoL had

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113150 No. 113150 ID: 1731e1 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Anyone have a link to or screencaps from that guy who set out to build a ak74 pistol to specifically get 7n6 banned?
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>> No. 113190 ID: 3e9ccc
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Arsenal SLR-106 UR pistol in 5.56x45mm NATO.
Anyone used these things?
Fun to fire or range toy oddity?
>> No. 113191 ID: 7b3e57
One of my range buddies had a AK pistol in 7.62x39 with a muzzle brake on it. Holy ballsack was that thing loud. The brake would blast stuff off tables.

No recoil. Fun as hell to shoot. Completely useless.
>> No. 113195 ID: ae0cde
Looks awkward, impractical, even ugly.
I want it.
>> No. 113258 ID: 0d01d8
I can see an AK pistol with a folding sto--, uh, I mean, folding "arm brace" having considerable practical value as a home defense firearm. With a good brake you could get some pretty nice split times at HD distances, I betcha.
>> No. 113336 ID: ddd160
I could see a short 7.62x39 being alright for use in a vehicle.

I have an AR pistol with brace that I keep accessible from the driver's seat back home in 5.56 for that, but keep it loaded with 62 grain Federal Fusions for windshields. I suspect a .30 caliber would have less trouble punching through and being adequate for the ranges it would likely be used at.

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113129 No. 113129 ID: c4e2d4 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
I give pepper spray to underage teens so they do not get raped as frequently
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>> No. 113281 ID: daf029
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Tell the tykes to carry wrenches, instead.

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113177 No. 113177 ID: fec7a2 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Tesla makes a stainless steel DeLorean-esque electric truck shaped like a pyramid.
Using a rigid unibody construction of thick stainless steel from Tesla's space plane designs that can take sledgehammer blows without denting very much, as opposed to DeLorean's thin stainless steel over a fiberglass frame that causes that time machine car to fold up into death traps on bad collisions (and if she flips onto her roof, good luck opening those gull-wing doors). Tesla also boasted of their Cybertruck's "bulletproof" windows, but throwing metal balls at the side windows shatters them like any other window, to the derisive laughs of the crowd at the launch demonstration.
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>> No. 113184 ID: 36e2c3
  >shatters them like any other window
Automotive side glass is tempered, like in this video. That acted more like laminated windshield glass.
>> No. 113214 ID: 0adccc
I'm mostly curious about how they managed to get it past regulations, from my understanding all cars nowadays are bland and uggo soapbars because of pedestrian crash safety ratings, but the Tesla truck looks like a sword on wheels.
>> No. 113229 ID: 3297d5
What is that range though, towing a maxed out load, in the middle of a midwestern winter night?

>> No. 113245 ID: 9dc901
Looks ugly to me. And useless really.
>> No. 113257 ID: 0d01d8
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Some day, someone will use a Tesla truck to build a technical, with rockets and gatling guns.

And it will be AWESOME.

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113192 No. 113192 ID: 6bd11a hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
I don't want this to become a blog post, besides it isn't hard to figure out my IRL identity, and I have retained a lawyer for this as it seems clear that my wife was not at fault. Thusly, I may be vauge at times. This is a sort of warning so that other operators, wanna be operators, boogloo-ers, etc. are better prepared in life.

This past Thursday my wife was involved in a pretty horrible car wreck about 1.5m from home. She was on her way home from work when she got tboned and rolled a few times. Long short of everything, she needed to be cut out of the car with a saw and the JoL, and then flown to a hospital about an hour away. Surgury went well, and I should be able to take her home tomorrow. Docs think she will make a full recovery over the next 8 or so weeks.

I have seen some pretty horrible shit in my life. I worked farm labor before the Marine Corps, and saw people lose limbs to machinery there. In the Corps, while I never participated in combat myself, I transported wounded Marines, participated in their care, and handled a couple of dead bodies. In all of those previous times, even when I knew and cared about the victim, I managed to keep my composure and not lose my head.

I got the call about my wife's accident from a number I never saw before, I almost ignored it. When I arrived at the scene, and saw the mangled mess of her car, I couldn't keep my cool. I initially though there was no way she was alive, there wasn't enough car left. Even after I saw she was alive and concious, I couldn't think. EMT had me move out of the area while the firemen cut her out. The closet I got to her the whole time was right before they loaded her on to the helicopter and I got a chance to kiss her.

I didn't go into full hysterics, but I've never lost my cool in a stressful situation like that before...and I've been thinking about that.

If I die before my wife, I have set up a detailed will and set of instructions for both my wife and family. Life insurance will pay off the house and for my cremation, then my wife can go willy nilly witht the left overs. I even stipulated in an attached note that I expect at least 30days of strict victorian styled morning, with a demand that my wife get on tinder after the morning period because she is still alive and I fully expect her to live on and have a real life.

It has never once occured to me, "What if my wife dies first?". When I worked on the farms, I knew it was dangerous work, and I was prepared for that. Same thing with the Corps, I knew Marines can get fucked up and killed, and I was prepared for that. I was not prepared for my wife to get seriously injured or killed. My brain had never once run through that scenario. I was caught with my pants down, and I was useless (although I realize that even if my cool had been kept, the EMTs would have still wanted me out of their way).
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>> No. 113208 ID: 136a5b
SCA is the common one, but MS is the other likely option, one of those is a bit scarier than the other.

If it's SCA there is a really promising possibility of treatment with CRISPR in the relatively near future.
>> No. 113230 ID: 3297d5
Update on my wife:

>2 steel plates in her arm
>insurance is fighting us on the hospital stay (broken arm surgury is an outpatient procedure according to them, and low potassium after surgury is apparently not a reason for the hospital to keep her after surgury, eventhough the doctors made it very clear she wouldn't be released until her potassium was back to normal levels)
>insurance is NOT fighting us on the air ambulance bill. I was legit surprized by that.
>took over 30 days to get the crash report, and the officer must have been drunk when he was writing it. There are multiple mistakes on every page of it. Lawyer is aware of this.
>other driver was apparently doing 5 over the speedlimit, and 30 over the "safe speed for conditions"
>report says my wife was making an unsafe left turn, and the report is wrong about WHERE she was turning, by about 150'
>GAP coverage and Insurance both FINALLY came through, so my wife pulled 3k from her trust fund (her mom died of cancer, and was smart enought to set up trust funds to keep medicaid from eating her kids inheritance), and bought a replacement vehicle
>she is back to work fulltime
>> No. 113231 ID: 3297d5
Thank you all for the well wishes!

Oh fully aware. It is mostly a joke.

If she is probably going to go out before you, than make sure you make the time she has left as awesome as you can.

I think I have cried for every pet I've ever had, when they die. This must be how elves feel about their humans in fantasy novels.

Part of why my will is so detailed it because I have possesions that I know my wife doesn't want, but that some of my cousins and friends will want. Anyways, stay safe on your deployment.

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>> No. 113232 ID: 79cf2b
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Thanks for the update. Hang in there!
>> No. 113233 ID: 7db4d4
Hope your woman heals up and makes a full recovery.

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113209 No. 113209 ID: 5c87e8 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
well armed indonesian muslims supplied with professional fighting gear getting turned into life sized voodoo dolls by forest dwelling wild demons. anyone in virginia probably could learn a lot from those papuans, even snuffy smith.

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113151 No. 113151 ID: 1c025f hide watch quickreply [Reply]
Ok I'm being a bit overly dramatic here, but for the first time since moving to VA (and now currently looking at the prospect of staying in VA for the next 5 or so years; my wife got her dream job at a newspaper and I want to help her cultivate her career like she has helped me) I am actually worried about my 2a and frankly 1a rights (maybe I am just constantly hearing the furthest left craziness related to 1a stuff as I am on a college campus 50% of my waking hours). NPR didn't allieviate my fears this morning. I forsee a lot of frankly asinine bills being pushed through in the name of "common sense" and "social justice".

I guess I need to start buying standard capacity magazines and 80% recievers before all of the fun stuff gets banned/restricted...

On the other side of things I think a full Republican rule wouldn't be much better. Single party rule is never a good thing.
>> No. 113152 ID: 336324
yeah I'm not too enthused about this development
>> No. 113153 ID: 79cf2b
Yep, shit sucks. Every political cycle whoever is in office fucks it up so bad the other side wins the next time.

I'm dealing with California bullshit now. Most of my rifles are disassembled until I can make them "featureless" and gasoline is 2 bux a gallon more than the east coast.
>> No. 113154 ID: ec26c5
GOP fucked this one up. 27 uncontested districts. Even worse, was one of them was a known pedophile. Should have been an easy win, but noooo.

Eyeballying storage in WV just in case.
>> No. 113157 ID: 419c96
I moved to VA not too long ago. Similar deal to OP. Wife got into grad school in the area and fortunately I found it relatively easy to find comparable work. Similar exposure to the college campus and well-to-do environment too but I'm keen to remember that it's a large state and it's major metropolitan areas that typically lean left are few. I don't advocate for either mainstream political party because bipartisanship is a false dichotomy only subscribed to by non-thinkers. I think the Republican-leaning constituents were lulled into a false sense of security by who occupies the White House and the party responsible for preventing that laziness failed to do so.

I've already started looking at investing in more magazines since that always seems to be a "feature" the gun control movement likes to target. I may look to increase my ammunition stock too since there's so much talk of limiting those purchases or making them restricted to FFLs. I may look to invest in more stripped (or 80%) AR lowers to make builds easier in the future without breaking the bank now, but that also assumes uppers don't become controlled. That said, I think I have my bases for AR uppers covered for any possible barrel length and popular caliber but investing in more is a relatively simple way of flexing more capability out of one gun that doesn't show up on "gun purchase" statistics.

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113104 No. 113104 ID: e38929 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
As of a few days ago I'm officially a home owner. Hopefully by January I can start on building my own reloading shop in the basement.
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>> No. 113139 ID: 793056
PERSEC game is strong.
>> No. 113146 ID: e8eed7
  Going on a Ride-Along with the Australian Police - The Jim Jefferies Show
2:46 In Australia, 22 police officers were killed on the job between 2003 and 2016, but last year, in 2018, 55 police officers in the US were shot and killed.

The annual number of US police officers killed has fallen by more than 65 percent since 1976, but the number of people US police kill remains relatively high, at around a thousand people per year. Last year police shot and killed 998 people, 11 more than the 987 they fatally shot in 2017. In 2016, police killed 963 people, and 995 in 2015. About 54 percent of those killed have been armed with guns and 4 percent unarmed.

Four years in a row, police nationwide fatally shoot nearly 1,000 people: https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/four-years-in-a-row-police-nationwide-fatally-shoot-nearly-1000-people/2019/02/07/0cb3b098-020f-11e9-9122-82e98f91ee6f_story.html
>> No. 113147 ID: e8eed7
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US ranks 19th in Wikipedia's list of killings by law enforcement officers by country:
United States: 996 killed out of a population of 328,485,000 in 2018, making that a rate per ten million people of 30.4.
"2018 police shooting database". Washington Post. January 3, 2019.

But the #1 spot goes to Venezuela with 5287 killed out of a population of 32,381,000 in 2018, making that a rate per ten million people of 1632.7. More than 53 times the rate of the United States cops gunning down people.
"UN Human Rights report on Venezuela urges immediate measures to halt and remedy grave rights violations". https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=24788&LangID=E
>> No. 113148 ID: e8eed7
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- Percent of each US state's population, ranging as high as 0.00002%, killed by law enforcement officers in the 22 months ending November 8, 2016
>> No. 113149 ID: 79cf2b
Gotta wonder if those Venezuela killings count the non-uniformed ones. It's a shitshow there.

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113124 No. 113124 ID: 793056 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
Sup chaps?

Anyone got any images of serving personel on operations with "morale patches" on uniform?

The more outragous the better.

Thanks in advance.
>> No. 113130 ID: 558728
Hm... Does it have to be with my unit or can it be at home where nobody can see me?
>> No. 113137 ID: 61e76a
unit preferably.

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