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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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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
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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
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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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112938 No. 112938 ID: bbee29 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Libtards in Canada have passed more gun control aimed directly at the already ridiculously and humiliatingly gagged and muzzled legal owners. I vehemently disagree with all forms of gun control so just the concept of the licensing system in Canada is repulsive, but it looks like my dream of eventually moving to the States might not be a dream anymore, but a necessity. Canada has been very hostile to gun owners for a long time, but now it really looks like it's gonna go full UK. Main issue beyond normally H1B Visa shenanigans is the bunches of guns that I don't really want to give up. You'd think it would be simple like sell them up here and buy new ones in the states, and normally that would be fine. The problem is that I literally have 3 firearms that don't exist in the USA. I do not want to part with these unicorns. There are quite a few more that are pretty damn hard to find in the States so re-buying them would be difficult and very expensive.

What do? Any of you lads know of ways to work something out with dealer samples or wizardry like that?

Thankfully, I do have some time. Right now, we aren't yet being rounded up and shot behind the horse cop shed. I just want to see what I need to sacrifice and what I can save, and how. There is an election coming up, so it's hard to tell how fast shit will go south for us. If the conservatives win, we might be ok for another few years, still, I'd rather explore these subjects sooner rather than later.

P.S. Thanks Frost for your ongoing help with this, just wanted to see if more heads would be better.
P.P.S. I can post my qualifications and experience if anyone might have contact with companies that might be interested in H1B'ing my maple butt.
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>> No. 112949 ID: 09c7e0
hahahahaha oh wow, Americans are poor and immigration and global trade is the solution? just like in 1992? look at all the problems immigration and free trade have solved in the past 27 years. The Aristocrats! XD
>> No. 112959 ID: 419c96
Maybe an immigration attorney could help you. Finding a good one of those to get in touch with (ideally one in a gun-friendly state and who is gun-friendly themselves) won't necessarily get you easy answers or instructions, but I'm sure guns aren't the only thing people worry about bringing with them when they immigrate. Other legally controlled items or property are probably pretty common. A good immigration attorney would at least knows what statutes and whatnot to research for you. But their advice could get spendy.
>> No. 112961 ID: bbee29
>immigration attorney
I hadn't even considered that, this is definitely relevant to my situation. I'm prepared for these kinds of various costs as I've been saving up for a while because I know immigration is expensive. Geographically, I'm very close to Montana and Idaho. As far as I know, both those states are pretty friendly to guns and I would be pretty happy to live there.

Legalese, sadly, is obviously not exactly my strength. I think I'll make a list of questions to as an immigration attorney so I can make the most of his expensive time. Seeing how I don't know much about this, I highly appreciate suggestions here.

As for "controlled goods", I don't think I have that much to worry about. Are there items that are hard to import aside from the obvious "14.5x114mm PTRD and ammo"? I own a car, some metalworking tools, a computer, clothes, a DSLR camera, and other regular household items. I don't have stuff like fireworks or "chemistry supplies" or "biological agents". I don't think I own anything that can bother a geiger counter, including scopes and stuff as I haven't purchased optics with tritium.
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Hey bru, it occurs to me that you might consider reading in some other, less fucked up and more qualified operator on some of your specific concerns. I'm more than happy to help, but I might not be the best nigga for the job at the moment, and I want you helped.

I got your most recent email, BTW, and will reply forthwith.

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113006 No. 113006 ID: 4241c2 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Regardless of :



-skin colour

-political views



Most people in every country in the world is just uninteresting and boring .
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Although there are other cars that boast being able to break 300 mph, such as the new Hennessey Venom F5 and the Koenigsegg Jesko that produces 1600hp from its 5.0L twin-turbo V8 and has a theoretical top speed exceeding 300 mph.

If this were the 1950s, the top car makers would have a 300+ mph race to see who is the champion driver in the best car, heedless of blood spilled or money spent!

The Koenigsegg Jesko - Full Review https://youtu.be/MDWIXbgHCwM
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May need an eject switch.
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>> No. 113090 ID: 2a517e
  How did the Bugatti Chiron reach 300mph? https://youtu.be/YaI4HFVYR7s

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111833 No. 111833 ID: aa5b4b hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Hey everyone,

Does anyone have pictures of piss tubes?
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British EOB armor
Designed by the Munitions Inventions Board c.1915-17.
Steel breastplate and additional plates in canvas, 40-layers silk neckguard also wrapped in canvas.
The Standard Model Breastplate 1916-17 was produced and issued in large number starting in 1917, although there were never enough of them to equip more than 2% of the British army. These protections were developed following a studies of wounds received by soldiers on the front, showing that beside extremities the neck body and head received an equal amount of hurt. Although even the slimmest amount of head protection could save a life, making a body armor which advantages outdid its encumbrance.
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I read years ago how thick layers of silk proved effective in bulletproof vests.
In the late 1800s, both Japan and Korea developed some of the first modern bulletproof vests when they discovered that 30 layers of silk fabric could stop the black powder bullets of the day. This "soft armor" laid the foundation for numerous inventors who tried to improve upon the idea as firearms became more powerful.
A priest from Chicago named Casimir Zeglen, with the help of fellow inventor Jan Szczepanik, devised a special way to weave a 1.6mm steel plate between four layers of silk. Zeglen claimed his 1/8" thick, 1/2 lb. vest could stop a .44 caliber—and he proved it when he volunteered to be shot before a live audience in New York City. When he was struck by the bullet at only 10 paces, he said he felt just "a tap." Zeglen and his "bullet proof cloth" became an overnight sensation. Egged on by the positive publicity, Zeglen left the priesthood in order to pursue his new business venture. https://mentalfloss.com/article/24039/brief-history-bulletproof-vests
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Sadly, he never made his fortune, in part due to bad timing and bad luck. When the U.S. Military tested his invention, they found that it was too hot and too expensive thanks to the amount of silk required. Undaunted, Zeglen then offered one to President McKinley in the hopes it might spur interest. After contacting the White House, Zeglen was told he could meet the President in a month, as McKinley was going to be too busy traveling. Two weeks later in Buffalo, McKinley was shot and killed by an assassin's bullet that ripped through his abdomen. Zeglen's vest would have easily stopped the .32 caliber round.

Zeglen did manage to get Archduke Franz Ferdinand to accept one of his vests.

Unfortunately, Ferdinand was killed while wearing it. The kill shot hit him in the neck, well above the vest itself, but it didn't matter—the bad publicity didn't help and Zeglen was soon out of business.

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  How many rounds fired does it take to melt the barrel on an M16?
Recently, New Mexico Democratic congressional candidate Pat Davis (a former cop) bluntly declares "Fuck the NRA" in a new campaign ad, knowing that political ads on Arizona TV can't be censored that gave him the opportunity to legally drop the F-bomb on air. Fox News host Tucker Carlson (patrician pundit and heir to the Swanson frozen-food fortune) invited him on his show and completely lost his mind during this interview while he was screeching that a bump-stock equipped AR-15 can't possibly fire at 150 rounds in 15 seconds because it "would instantly melt the barrel" so it's impossible.

150 rounds in 15 seconds is 600 rounds per minute. The M16 assault rifle (the military rifle that the civilian semi-auto AR-15 is based upon) has a rate of fire of 700 to 950 rounds per minute (cyclic sustained fire). So this bump-stock equipped AR-15 fires at a much lower rate than the M16. And yes, there are 150-round magazines for the AR-15 (they cost a fortune, though; around $450).
Tucker Carlson FREAKS OUT On Anti-NRA Candidate https://youtu.be/KUvaAjotBQY
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>> No. 112132 ID: e84516
  Cheap AR-15 Meltdown! https://youtu.be/7cr9e3N6HEw
Special thanks to our friends at Quiet Riot Firearms in McDonough, GA for providing the M16 lower for this video. In this Meltdown, we take an entry level upper from Palmetto State Armory and shoot it full auto until failure. It's very interesting to see how various levels of quality in the components really make a difference in these tests. Stay Tuned, much more on the way.

440 rounds until the gas tube melted.
>> No. 112133 ID: e84516
  Ultimate AK Meltdown: Reloaded! https://youtu.be/EwSJiAwoMpY
In this video we meltdown a *REAL* AK-47, a Russian VEPR. The results are simply astonishing.
895 rounds until it seized up.
- 630 more than the WASR-10 and 65 more than the AR-15.
>> No. 112134 ID: e84516
  AK-74 Meltdown! https://youtu.be/bAQ8l22Ge8U
Moving along in the Meltdown series we take a VEPR 5.45x39mm rifle converted by Definitive Arms to the breaking point. Lets see what happens...
Primer lacquer from Wolf ammo built up on the bolt face.
>> No. 112135 ID: e84516
  AK-74 Meltdown! Revisited https://youtu.be/vDP5qi2fHSY
Take two...let's see what happens to the old 5.45x39mm VEPR from the first video with some fresh ammo.
692 rounds until a bullet blew out the side of the barrel, behind the gas block. It fired 799 rounds in the previous video.
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