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Victorian-era Sea Dakka
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>>50047273
But yes the overall design of the Mk 1 was a failure and did suffer from cracking.
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>>50047242
>Christmas light
>soul
no
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>FUCK
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If you're ever near Philadelphia, and want to see a really cool old boat, the USS Olympia is on display across the water from the USS New Jersey.

https://www.phillyseaport.org/olympia

There's been a lot of pain and agony in keeping her afloat, and I'm not sure where she's at right now in that process but while she's still around I urge you /k/ommandos to go see the old girl.

No easy (you)s edition.

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>>50047555
check ur charging handle area, there might be some obstruction in it, like built up gunk. also be sure ur pulling straight back on the CH
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>>50046512
Optic and handguard pls?
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>>50045119
New:

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>>50047652
Fake, here’s the real one
>>50047654
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>>50046555
Lmao your a god damned retard

I've heard that they'd even go as far as using chemical weapons on civilians, and that they have sleeper cells in who are prepared to perform mass shootings. They even train their pilots to perform kamikaze missions, since their fighter aircraft are so outdated, along with their submarine crews. I actually want war with North Korea. Their people are slaving away for Kim Jong-un.
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>>50047020
no, you're a bit too ignorant
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>>50046071
As long as North Korea says some nonsense propaganda lie like 'we don't want to hurt anybody with spraying this, it's just deodorant or something. The South was a bit too smelly'. And then credulous retards like you will believe them and then regurgitate that lie
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>>50047508
Iraq I? Please tell how america did not categorically “win”
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>>50045188
>Their people are slaving away for Kim Jong-un.
and you are to Schlomo, and lest Kim has a last name!
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>>50045188
Okay glownigger

Is it possible to achieve a collection of this size in the current year?
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>>50044880
Because you’re dumb
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He's a massive faggot.
His range is unironically dangerous and nigger tier
and his "tour" is just an hour of him going "i think these are called m1 grands or something... yeah I paid $1000 for all two hundred of them i bought, and these 1911s, yep I bought 400 of them, cost me..." before he blindsides you with the creepy ass shrines to his mom and dad made out of mannequins
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>>50047018
Been to his range once in like 2010 and it was full of retarded spics, couldn’t imagine how much worse it is now. Glad I got the fuck out of colorado, it’s become a CA colony.
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>>50047177
literal niggers one handing dracos tier nowadays
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>>50044642
will lottery and spent 12 hours on gunbroker buying weapons

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If portable railguns are made viable with future power storage technology (maybe even current), anyone can build one anywhere, without the needed to set up complex apparatus to produce blackpowder.
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>>50041752

The death of the combustion firearm as we know it?
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>>50041731
>railguns
You're either a retard or you're talking about coilguns.
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>>50041752
>i would encourage anyone who is at minimum a hobbyist engineer to get to work on miniaturized high-power storage

nigger if you are smart enough to be working on that sort of thing, you're already working in the field.
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I'm hoping solid state battery tech will be one of the steps needed to overcome in the near future
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>>50046413
>I'm hoping solid state battery tech will be one of the steps needed to overcome in the near future
Energy storage isn't the problem. The problem is delivering the energy in a short enough pulse and at a high enough voltage. The required currents and pulse duration mean that even wires and copper bars offer significant resistance so voltage must be increased to high levels. Unfortunately high voltage capacitors are very bulky.

Other methods are probably better for small arms. An electro-air rifle would be ideal if someone could design a compact lightweight compressor that can handle several kilowatts of input power and very high pressure output. Current designs all use bulky piston types that can't be miniaturized and driven at high RPM. If sequential centrifugal types could be designed to do it maybe it would work but I don't know enough about compressor engineering.

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Got about 3-400 357/44 magnum rounds of nickel plated brass and was wondering how many times can I reload them?
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>>50045939
Not all brass is the same. A straight-wall revolver cartridge with pretty low pressure lasts a hell of a lot longer than a modern bottleneck rifle cartridge running at 3x the pressure.
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>>50045873
Until you get a split case mouth, same as straight brass. All other things being equal you're probably looking at something like 1/3 the lifespan of your usual loads, so you might as well save them for stout loads.

>>50046039
Nickel plated splits a lot sooner anon.
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>>50045873
depends on how you care for the brass and how hot you reload i have super soft loads that are on reload 8 and some super hotshit ive have done that i can only get 2 out of them. For real nice exprensive brass like pic related I will punch the primer and clean before I store that brass so it does not sit around with all the residue in it may or may not be important but cant hurt to do it that way either.
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Also depends on how tight of a roll crimp you put on it. I've reloaded a metric shit ton of 357 and 44 over the last 3+ decades. I still have some of the same brass I started with for those 2. I've had less than a dozen cases split over that time. I find them during the resizing process. I've never had one fail while firing.
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5 times. Its a nickle

They’re overpriced and taste like ass, maybe boots don’t have a choice in the matter on what they eat but I do. I bought one for the fun of it and it was chalk full of sodium and gave me huge shits.
I’m going camping soon so besides sardines for the quick protein what else should be bought for the trip? Protein bars more often than not have s*y in them but always taste bad.
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>>50045602
Yes I'm also 100% convinced nobody ever tried turning horse feed into soldier feed ever in history.
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>>50042065
>They’re overpriced
I get them local for 10.50 which I don’t think is all that bad. Generally 2019-2020 dated, too.

Asian beef strips is great and so is the hash brown/bacon/onion/pepper.

Try eating them while actually /out/ and you’ll appreciate them a lot more.
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Greenbelly bars are tasty, as are some freezedried meals.
Personally I love good to go musroom risotto with some patagonia salmon mixed into it.
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>>50042065
Bring Summer sausage, dried pasta, cheese, tobasco and tomato paste and you have a tasty hot meal for dinner.
As for breakfast and lunch, muesli, sourdough loaves(generally hardier and longer lasting than regular bread), canned tuna, peanuts and pickles are always good.
Its also good to try foraging, wild asparagus is fucking yummy, and I like having fresh stuff in my diet.
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>>50042065
>>50042087
Yeah, MREs are terrible. Everyone should stop buying them so I can get them really cheap.

USAF, USN, USMC should be forced to adopt a standard jet trainer/light attack/COIN/missile truck.

Basically a trainer/light attack with two engines and carrier capable with good range and ability to A2A dogfight and at least back up real fighters and create "pressure" on enemy fighters, and do lots of secondary combat missions like mini-tanker, ASW in semi-contested airspace, etc.

Idea would be to both keep hours off the big bucks jets while also always having lots and lots of "assets" for everything short of peer2peer 4th gen level dogfighting battle royal (but that is still mostly about who has the best missile to release).
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>>50036623
>>50036713
I really like these style of plane, they are very cute with the relatively large cockpit.
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>>50045200
I was mostly talking about the scorpion. The taco is a piece of shit really, it doesn't have the thrust to take enough sensors and bombs up to altitude. And on the topic of altitude, it's a fucking prop, at bingo fuel and no store it can barely reach airliner cruise altitude.
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>>50036623
It's like a Chibi F-16
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>>50046698
The T-50 is the defacto chibi f16.
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>>50036623
Well if history is a guide, there are many examples "the next great plane" turning out to be a total piece of shit when war breaks out, and "sleepers" turning out to be workhorses. When it comes to fleets of aircraft, diversity really is a strength.

But zommer idiots have np wisdom, they are convinced they don't need it, vecause they judge themselves as being really smart. So they want us putting all our eggs in the same basket, the f-35, and as soon as anyone develops effective countermeasures for it our entire air fleet is worthless.

Do you think North Korean pilots are aware that their ancient old Migs stand absolutely no chance whatsoever against US and South Korean eagles, or are they purposely kept in the dark by the DPRK’s high command?
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>>50044579
Not a lot of genetic diversity up north.
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>>50044579
>leather flight suits
Imagine the smell
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>>50044579
make good kamikaze nukes
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>>50044890
Man, even Sweden would obliriate them
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>>50044579
Okay glownigger

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>le me
>at the gun range, shooting comfy with a suppressed buckmark
>next stall over, absolutely gorgeous girl
>perfect hair, brunette, wavy, pleasant face, healthy weight, feminine
>her utter retard BF is with her, has given her some .40 handgun to shoot
>she clearly has not practiced that much, is hitting 12" groups at 15ft
>here's the problem
>he's literally berating her the entire time
>"stop anticipating!"
>"what happened, you last shot was fine!"
>"you're jerking the trigger, you know you're doing it too"
>literally foaming at the mouth that his homely submissive girlfriend wasn't shooting bulls-eyes with a polymer .40
>and on and on it went until I left
>you could tell she was getting frustrated
Seriously the fuck is wrong with people. Like bro, stop being such a jerk, she shouldn't have even been shooting that gun anyway. Stop being autistic and just enjoy the girl's company and let her have fun. If I were lucky enough to have a cute gf I certainly wouldn't turn her off to guns with this autism. I would've offered my buckmark but I ran out of ammo.
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HE was returning the a favor to her. She prolly never shuts up complaining
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>next stall over, absolutely GORGEOUS girl
>literally foaming at the mouth that his HOMELY submissive girlfriend wasn't shooting bulls-eyes with a polymer .40
Which one was it, pal? WHICH ONE?
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>>50045017
>be me
>want to go to gun range on day off with the cheap .40 I just got because nobody else wants them anymore and I got a fuckton of ammo already
>my gf wants to come along
>tell her it isn't going to be much fun for her
>she comes anyway
>fun range trip turns into babysitting
>this is like the fourth time I've had to try and get her to understand how to shoot
>getting frustrated the my time has become our time
>some incel in the next bay keep giving me looks when I keep telling her the same thing over and over
>my lady is getting annoyed, so we're even
>keep going with the faggot next door staring daggers at me
>dont really care what he and his 10/22 think
>fun day ruined, but whatever
>take my girl out for a bite after the range, back to life as normal

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>>50045017
"Homely" means unattractive, autist. You mean "comely"
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>>50045171
>I would have made the same post if it was a young boy
This just begets more questions
>next stall over, absolutely gorgeous underage boy
>perfect hair, brunette, wavy, pleasant face, healthy weight, feminine

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What are you taking when we help liberate our cubano friends? They have nothing, and you're packing your own ammo/rations on a shitty boat across the way. Think hard /k/ommandos, we must help them at all costs.

Loadout:
>M1A (range/reliability)
>M1911 (Muh wold wars)
>Cubano machete
>motorboat
compass
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>>50042048
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>>50036304
you niggers don't seem to understand. The communists and ZOG are the same. There will be no state sponsored aid of the Cuban people. If it happens, it will be people who volunteer to go and fight the communists as a paramilitary.
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>>50046615
based cavalier
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>>50047125
they'll end up the same way that the last guys did
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>>50047217
does it matter whether they win, they got to stand and fight against communism, I think that's a better death than dying from heart disease alone in your 60s, knowing you accomplished nothing, and then facing God with nothing to justify your existence.
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>Ctrl+F "air support"
>0 results
>mfw

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I have never met anyone irl who said full auto is good for either self defense of hunting. Full auto = small pee pee, simple as.

Also, shotgun thread.
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>>50046587
Bottom Ithaca pumps are best pump
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>>50046658
thats cool. im a mossberg500 poorfag, not used to seeing this exotic stuff
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>>50041141
Full auto is for suppressing. Its kick ass and should be legal.
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>>50041141
I don't want full auto because it's so practical and I need it for much, I want full auto because the government doesn't want me to have full auto.

That should be a good enough reason for any man.
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>>50046414
Both depending on what the situation calls for

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It's my favorite plane bros...
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>>50045391
migs sure are cuties
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I love the look but can’t find much about this bad boy. Su-15 is known for being good at shooting down Boeing passenger planes. Seems like same mission as f-106 for us?
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>>50044471
Which sim? Is that supposed to be the Gori Tunnel?
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>>50045286
wow that's tiny
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Are there any good mres? Is it easier to just pack your own food?
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>>50029250
You're missing his point anon. It's illegal to resell MREs issued by the US government, but you can buy the exact same product from whatever source sells them to the government in the first place.
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>>50046643
You can have my nuts
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>>50028087
For less than the cost of a Big Mac, fries and a Coke, you can buy a loaf of fresh bread and some good cheese or roast beef, which you will enjoy much more.
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>>50046823
I cant recall what singer said that, I remember he and the crew lived that way. Instead of nice rooms, they slept on the bus, instead of fast food and all this garbage, they went grocery shopping, they'd cut out entertainment, they'd did a lot to save a buck, but I'm gonna enjoy that bic mac and fries even more, fick the soda, water it is.
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>>50042858
>anon doesnt sell his ketchup packets for top dollar on ebay
never gonna make it

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Don't buy this shit. It didn't clean my gun at all.
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im glad that these bullets are illegal in california
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>>50046918
Why would they be illegal in California? If anything you'd think they'd be mandated soon since they're lead free
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>>50046986
the rifling is different for each round that passes through making it nearly impossible to pinpoint the weapon used
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>>50047127
That's the stupidest thing I've ever heard. But it is California, so I believe it
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I load tampons in my 12 gauge shells to shoot out the dirt




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