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Welcome to /k/, 4chan's weapons board. Our board centers around weapons, armor, and other myriad military technology. While guns are the primary topic, threads involving any other sort of weapons, from swords and knives to tanks and jet fighters, come up frequently as well. If you're new, we suggest reading the sticky at http://amagicalplace.wikia.com/wiki/Sticky to get acquainted with the board's subject matter.

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/k/ is a board devoted to weapons and military equipment.

Discussions about politics or current events belong on /pol/.

Do not post threads about gun control. They belong on /pol/.

Troll threads will be deleted, and those posting troll posts will be banned.

1.8t dollars spent on piece of shit jet that will get destroyed by much cheaper jets and defense systems. It's as if the US wanted to fuck themselves over. Imagine spending all that junk in a useless endeavour and not into space exploration, investing into mechs/humanoid war machines and ai? What a waste.
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could you imagine programming your next gen weapon system in C++?
the dragon 2 interface is notoriously clunky and slow, and crashes repeatedly both in testing and in operation
astronauts have complained about it multiple times already, and fixes don't seem to have fixed anything substantial
Cute bullpup F-16!

Aren't the USA bullying hard any country interested in this supremely aesthetic plane?
just hit refresh

>Cute bullpup F-16!
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>be me
>get in motor vehicle accident
>see a random van with lights on hurtle towards me by the side of the road
>300lb fat guy in a gorka gets out and waddles towards me
>ask "are you a paramedic?"
>he replies "lmao no I'm not dying for big pharma nice try Shlomo"
>see him empty a Wish.com first aid kit onto the floor and start digging through random bits of equipment
>ask "what qualifications do you have?"
>he replies "lmao anyone can learn to be a paramedic from YouTube videos, civilians know more about emergency medicine than your average paramedic anyway"
>starts coming towards me with a 22 gauge cannula
>ask "have you ever even operated on a patient before?"
>he replies "lmao no experience doesn't mean anything anyway" and shoves the decomp needle directly into my heart and kills me

This is what you army man larpers are like.
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thicc mommy
roll and then i will ask that someone names the character i'll be fapping to, i'm not a weeb but something about this manga (it's the chubby elves) gets my dick hard

is he the /k/ character?
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Sniper is who /k/ WANT to be. In reality he's got all the tact and maturity of Scout, combined with the sobriety of Demoman and the ammo economy of Heavy.
Plus he has to constantly talk to his parents about his hobbies being acceptable

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This. There is Pistol High-School. Luger P.08, Walther P39, Colt 1911 are teachers. SIG P226, Desert Eagle, and H&P P7 are the jocks. Rest of the students are Beretta M92FS, Browning HP, CZ 75, S&W5904, Ruger P85 (latino), SIG P230 (female, and P226’s younger sister), Hi-Point C9 (black). Glock 17 is the new kid in school and he gets bullied because of his polymer frame. Especially the sport teacher Colt 1911 doesn’t like him.
The school will have an important IPSC competition against the Revolver High School. Unfortunately, CZ 75 breaks his extractor and cannot participate. P230 and P.08 get Glock 17 on the team. Thanks to Glock 17’s large mag capacity and light weight, the Pistol High School wins the event.
Gun ban, our protagonist fresh out of the factory finds himself in a police evidence locker due to factors he can't control, befriends an old .38 murder weapon revolver and together they hatch a plan to escape before they get sent to the smelter. They have escapades through the city where some evil cop guns try to hunt them down. The finale would be our protagonist finding a good home with a competitive shooter girl who's in college studying to be a doctor or some shit and the .38 becomes her carry gun. Themes of coming of age, police brutality and the pitfalls of the NFA would be prevalent.
"bees" script but replace bees with guns and honey with ammo

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The general for all things body armor.

Discord: https://discord.gg/Az4sBHH
NIJ CPL: https://nij.ojp.gov/compliant-armor-body-armor-complies-nij-ballistic-resistance-standard-010106
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Ace link armor is on the shit list, and rightly so.
>lvl 4
>stand alone
>5 pounds
>1.05" thick
is the 4800 basically "the best" plate available to normies right now
Is it better to get a 3a concealable vest and wear a plate carrier over it or an all in one like a crye cage armor system?
Depends. The RMA 1199 Gen 2 is lighter, at 4.8 pounds, but it's single-curve.
The Ceradyne Defender 275 BTFO both of them. Slightly lighter than the 1199 Gen 2, much thinner than both, and I believe it is multi-curve. These plates can often be found online or on the surplus market.
>The Ceradyne Defender 275 BTFO both of them.
dont those delaminate if you look at them too hard

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Did anyone else watch this Escape from Tarkov series? What the fuck gun is this thing? What did we think? IMHO this series has been pretty good in terms of realism; Nikita has talked about wanting the series to reflect the game.

Has anyone else watched this series? How do you guys feel about the gun play? Again, like the game, I think this is pretty much the best we can ask for in terms of realism

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>spot belt fed
>proceed to dump round all over the visible map
>get picked off halfway though the drum mag
bretty good
You dont learn shit from playing games, its all vegetative reflexive action. I dont care if people waste their lives playing shooters, but its no better than being a coomer or hooked on xanax.
>drum mag
pick one
look at it and then don't ever talk to me or my son again you noguns faggot retard

What is the best way to store ammunition long-term?
Vacuum seal it and then store in waterproof ammo cans with a preservation grease like cosmoline.
The air itself is your enemy. Oxygen and water will corrode any ammunition given enough time. Pull the air out and then keep it away.

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I'm playing out with facial recognition software and a dji drone and a soft gun.

the thing I try to figure out is how can I pull the trigger of the soft gun remotely.

I use python script and opencv to fly and do the facial recognition using my raspberrypi.

but I can't figure out how to pull the trigger.

I only need the trigger part
can you guys point me in the right direction
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as you see there are so many options
on how to do it, so yes that's the hardest part for me, because I don't want to hit the trigger just once.

thanks to the other answers, I heard of a rotary motor but I never heard of an actuater

is a actuator compatible with a raspberrypi
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Maybe get some knowledge in mechanics, being a code monkey is nice (no it's not) but you can't do shit in the real world.
Code monkey here. Can anyone recommend where to get started? Always wanted to learn about actuators and shit but have literally no idea where to begin.
>Use a solenoid
This is the only correct answer.
Actuator just needs a circuit to be completed on a command. You can use a car door lock motor as an actuator, just have to give it juice when you want the trigger to be activated

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Not sworggers allowed, only brute blunt force edition. Are kult of athena maces/warhammers a good choice? Pic related is cheap but I want something brutal yet traditional.
The hammer will be used for hog hunting in case I run out of ammo, don't have a gun on me or if I'm under caffeine induced rage. I'd rather clobber a charging boar with a warhammer than use a knife
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Just get the Italian Longsword it's the same thing

A Windlass Bosworth is better in the same style price range though

I have one. It is not a good weapon. The shaft is thin and meant for ice and snow, not anything more solid. Sure you can use it as a weapon if you are hurling into the back of the skull of someone standing still, but you can do that with a pavement brick too. I struggle to think of a weapon that would be easier to disarm from someone.

Awesome. Why spend 10 buckeroos on a hammer when you can spend 100 in parts to build a much worse one.
>filename isn't niggerknocker3000
you had one job anon

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Ebin Reddit Thread Edition

>General guide
abandon all hope ye who enter here

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Snagged another pair of brand new 2nd gen Crye AC combat pants. Shipped out an hour after I purchased then. Feels good
Sure, we can do that.
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We should be friends
Just tape that bcm upper to your draco, so you can get some use out of it.
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>not being active duty and instead being a sad faggot who takes his rifle out of his safe like a cuck once a month to shoot one mag at an indoor range
>implying dealing with mouthbreathers and window lickers getting DUIs on a weekly basis makes you special
Lmao go rake sand you fucking faggot.

If I were to legitimately purchase a solvent trap tube from Solvent Trap Direct, what are the chances that
>atf honey pot
>visited by fed boys even if not doing the naughty with it
>company selling my shit to a scammer
I don't trust alot of these online ads and the amazon ones are a clear bait for making illegal suppressors. What if I legitimately am just tired of getting hoppes all over my floor or pants since I am a messy pig?
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First of all anon you dont ask on a forum that is known to have feds lurking.
> Glownigger GTFO

Piss off you elitist fucker
That monkey
That funky monkey
If you're so scared just buy a plastic bottle adapter and use that.

Why does no one in SOCOM use helmet covers?
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>wartime professional fighting force
>peacetime weekend warriors
The people in the left photos signed up to do rad shit and kill, the people in the bottom did not
Jesus fuck
*right did not
they're just not as hardcore as you are
THIS is what peak aesthetics looks like.

not adopting tiger stripe was a travesty

/brg/ battle rifle general #156 Post your primary/secondary edition
Post rifles that shoot big bullets (x51 and up)
No traps, no trips, no bullying

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>triggering AR fags
Look at little tiny baby rifle in the hands of man. Adorable
I love my CETME but I've got to tell ya, I'm really looking forward to building my AR pistol project that's in the mail.
Different tool for a different job!
I love weird cold war rifles, rabbit eared cowboy shotguns, and big hunk of steel handguns but I would be remiss not to accept that in any sort of serious life or death context the ar pattern is the most versatile standard choice for several reasons, a few of which I laid out here >>48453115. as I mention of course use what you're trained with, but if you're trained with an ar (I'm not) you get all these practical advantages
>not the type of food they want you to eat though
The food is garbage that is probably one of the primary causes of obesity in the west.
>not the comfy cushy $100k/year jobs they want without the effort
At least until Democrats and Republicans destroy those jobs through harmful trade deals and H1B visas. One side does it to destroy demographics the other to boost the bottom line of the Chamber of Commerce; thus learning a trade is pointless because Juan has taken your job and learning to code is pointless because Pajeet has taken your job.
>not the fizzle "high class" water they want though
There are entire rural sections of this country where water must be boiled before it can be used safely, and this isn't just Flint, Michigan. We never hear about these neglected people, tho; because White lives don't matter.
Yeah, I have an axe to grind with both sides of aisle.
As for guns, I love the battle rifle platform and the G3/CETME is severely underrated everywhere but /K/.
That's called an AR-10 and they were battle rifles that were fielded by a few countries, usually in a pretty limited capacity. The Portuguese seemed to like them a lot and the Cubans did, too.

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