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A thread for dumb, one off questions.

Anyone know what style stock pic related is? for reference the two guns are the sig sauer 200 str and ssg 82.
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olympic or biathalon
you have to specify wood or the newer ones show up
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>>48867573
Does anyone have the /k/ 1911 tier list image? I'm looking to buy a 1911 in a few months. I want something that's somewhat similar to a 1911a1 and isn't very expensive (below $750 would be ideal). I've been thinking about buying an RIA 1911 since I was in high school because they're cheap and resemble 1911a1s aside from a few small differences. However, now that the stimulus checks have gone out, I have a bit more money. Are there any other makes or models of 1911 that I should be aware of?
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>>48867613
anime milkers
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>>48868848
RIA are adequate for most needs but they have been climbing in price because they have a track record now.
Tisas is the cheapest right now because it's Turkish and people are apprehensive about Turk guns because they're kind of a mixed bag.
Springfield makes pretty good 1911s across the board, but a lot of people don't like to support them as a company (in which case buy a used one).
Colt you're mostly paying for a rollmark, unless you buy a Series 70 or pre-70. The older ones are pretty good and desirable but also pretty expensive.

Real dark horse option I'd look out for would be Norinco. The Chinese made and imported 1911s in the 80s-90s for dirt cheap, but the steel they used on the frames and slides is absolutely god tier. Fit is kinda sloppy, and a lot of the small parts aren't great but they make a good base to build off of. Occasionally you find them for sale dirt cheap, but people are getting wise and starting to ask a lot of money for them.
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>>48868919
>Springfield makes pretty good 1911s across the board, but a lot of people don't like to support them as a company (in which case buy a used one).
I was looking at buying one, but some issues came up. They discontinued the GI version, which came with a nice case and extra mags, and only have the defend your legacy version, which comes in a cardboard box and comes with only one magazine, just like the RIA. I don't know if the defend your legacy (cringe name, but whatever) 1911 is worth the extra $100+. The sights are better, sure, but I'm curious as to whether the fit and finish is much of an improvement over the RIA GI. I'm not planning on buying Colt, guns with sketchy QC like I think the turk guns might have, or any secondhand guns like the Norinco 1911s. I'm buying this as a birthday present to myself and as my first handgun, so I'd like it to be brand new.
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>>48869025
Well, you can get a plastic handgun case for like $5 and 1911 magazines aren't expensive by any stretch.
FnF is a bit better in my experience, but I encourage you to find a gun store that has both and see for yourself.
I also encourage you to look into that whole brundlefuck where Springfield got caught supporting some Illinois gun tax law that didn't pass and backpedaled when it came out. They claim it was done by a 3rd party lobby group without their knowledge, but that's an awfully convenient out.
If it doesn't bother you, feel free to buy the Springfield. They are solid guns.

Ruger also makes a fairly reasonably priced stainless 1911 (SR1911), but I don't have much hands on experience with them. Ruger is generally a pretty good company.
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>>48869162
>I also encourage you to look into that whole brundlefuck where Springfield got caught supporting some Illinois gun tax law that didn't pass and backpedaled when it came out. They claim it was done by a 3rd party lobby group without their knowledge, but that's an awfully convenient out.
I heard about that, but I figured it was just /k/ being autistic. I'll take that into consideration, then.
>Ruger also makes a fairly reasonably priced stainless 1911 (SR1911)
I'll look into that. Thanks.
>I encourage you to find a gun store that has both and see for yourself.
I'll try to do that next time I can. Thanks for the solid advice, man.
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>>48867573
i just shidded out like 1 tbsp bright red blood + mucus + poo but then 2 clean bloodless poos too and now only a little bit of scabby blood deep up when wiping
probably G2G right guys? if it was pressurized I'd be concerned but it seems like the worst is over
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>>48867573
Is a Remington model 742 worth buying as babby's first hunting rifle?
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>>48867573
Why are curved triggers still the norm? Is it just tradition or are they cheaper? Flat triggers are better, right? So why don't all guns come with flat triggers?
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>>48867573
Help IDing this pack? It’s got aluminum buckles, no shoulder straps, is darker green than USGI OD.
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>>48869559
Back side
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>>48869569
Interior view. That’s elastic at the top of the smaller pocket.
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>>48869617
Close up detail of the cinch on the drawstring closure at the top of the main compartment. It’s aluminum.
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Anyone know any triangle folding stocks for ak’s that will fit a picatinny adapter on a psak?
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Do air gun barrels get hot? Like if some how an automatic one was developed would barrel heat become an issue
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>>48870475
That's a good question actually. Friction makes heat but the air would be pretty cold after being released from a tank. I don't think it would.
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22mag in a bolt worth it? Got a ton of the stuff. Only have experience with semi pistols
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>>48870530
>>48870475
if anything i think it would be colder, almost like holding the trigger down on a can of compressed air makes the can freezing
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>>48870622
only if you hunt small game a lot, otherwise pistol plinking
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>>48867573
Will a pre ban Russian AK retain its value? Asking price is 2k. Even if it doesn’t it’s still kinda alluring.
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How do i fix the top handguard of my enfield no1 mk3 from wobbling back and forth
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Are the chink PW87's any good? I wouldn't beat on it, just take it out once in a while.
>really want an 1887 but don't wanna pay $1500+
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>>48869366
Flat triggers are a preference believe it or not. I know several people that don't care for them.
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>>48872100
Should also be noted lots of muskets had flat triggers so technically what we see is an evolution in design
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>>48870475
Yes purely due to friction however it would most definitely be far less than a firearm
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>>48867573
Trying to figure out how to optimally sight in my WASR-10 AK to take advantage of the BDC reticle I got for it. I've heard you're supposed to sight in the 7.62x39 for
>25 yards
to be accurate at 200 yards, slightly high at 100, and less low at 300. Or
>50 yards
To be accurate at 150, suffering a greater bullet drop at 300. I also heard of people sighting in for
>100 yards
but I've seen no elaboration to the benefits of sighting in at 100. The owners manual tells me details on the BDC marks if I zero in at
>200 yards
but that sounds over the top.
>where should I sight in my AK for the strike eagle 1-6 to take advantage of the BDC reticle
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>>48872083
yeah
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>>48867573
Now with more ssg-82
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>>48872083
i have one. it is really finicky with extracting and have had issues with feeding sometimes. Wouldn't bet my life on the thing but it's fun
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>>48869335
update it kept dripping blood when I was shidding again but now I can fard without bleeding and it's less than menstruation so I feel like IGMI
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Not enough Finn itt
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can anyone recommend any "good" russian brands?. I basically wanna put something like this together but not crap. https://grey-shop.ru/Recruit-Set. Specifically basic plate carriers/chest rigs and ss leto camo
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>>48871327
Sounds about right. Dont see much critters these days
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More of an internet gun culture question, but why am I constantly seeing "recce" everywhere? I know the term has been around, but I feel like it has exploded suddenly. Is this just some reddit/gunstagram thing leaking into /k/? What distinguishes a recce rifle from an SPR or similar concepts?
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Can anyone recommend a good ankle IFAK pouch? I've seen the cheaper ones but they don't seem to have breathable padding, or their velcro tends to shred fabric. What, in your opinion, is the best deal on those?
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>>48873537
blame a2. S to spit on his trip
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>>48871393
They're not likely to be unbanned any time soon, so they'll probably hold or slowly go up in price.
>>48871564
Shim it or replace the metal clip that clamps it on.
>>48872083
They aren't known for reliability, but then again neither is an original 1887. Expect to do a lot of touch up polish to get it mostly running smoothly.
Neat range gun. Definite crowd pleaser.
>>48870622
22 mag misses out on the economy of shooting 22lr. It's really good for making prairie dogs explode at ranges where 22lr won't reliably connect, although 17hmr is arguably better for that role.
For general plinking, pass. Stick with 22lr.
For serious mid to long range rimfire shooting it has a role because it flies a bit straighter longer, but again 17hmr can potentially do it better.

You cant fire 22lr out of a 22wmr chamber.
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>>48867573
Which of the following should I do?
>buy a 9mm carbine
>build a 3D printed 9mm carbine
>buy a .45LC revolver
>hold onto my cash until I can get my hands on a Kel Tec P50
Uses will be range toy and possibly home defense
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>>48869559
>>48869569
>>48869617
>>48869649
LK35?
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I want to get a rifle to hunt small deer in forest. 223 or 243?
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>>48867573
i live in illinois but still have an out of state license and CWP. could i still go to indiana and buy funs without a FOID card??
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>>48872629
>>48874001
Thanks friends, that's all I really care about. As long as it isn't a full on turd or guaranteed to detonate.
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>>48867573
I got a Mini 14 that lacks the front sling swivel. What are good replacement swivels that fit a regular standard woiden stock?
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>>48874956
Either will do the job, but make sure to check your local laws. Many places ban ".22 caliber" for hunting, and that includes .223.
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>>48867573
Not biathlon: UIT/ISSF/CISM Standard Rifle.

t. former standard and free rifle competitor
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>>48874963
what state. Most places in IN don't ask for foid unless you're on the border.
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>>48867573
You're looking for a target stock. Those two you pictured are kind of old school, so finding one might be a bit of a challenge. Look at Macmillan, McGee, Master Class, Elk Ridge, and Richards Microfit for similar ones. If you don't own a rifle yet, you can also see if you can find a Tikka T3 Sporter. They recently discontinued it, but there are still some out there.
>>48876442
>>48867613
None of those are helpful to him since those terms only come up with .22 baby guns. The rifles he's pictured are chambered in full power rifle and intermediate rifle cartridges. I assume that he's looking for a similar stock to throw his bolt gun into.
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Where can I find a new stock for my Savage Mark ii .22? I’ve been looking but the only listing I found is sold out
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>>48873916
S
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>>48874938
Yup. Nailed it. Thanks, anon.
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Have there been any updates to the do/k/ or important additions? I got update 1 and fun stuff but the thread on /t/ got archived.
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>>48872666
>>48869335
24 hr update: shit normally again with only the faintest traces of blood on paper. No more dripping. Thanks for reading my anal blood blog and none of you dilation pros answering my fucking question
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How can I teach myself combat reflexes without joining the Army or PMC? I want to dispatch threats, not stand still as they appear and approach me. Any guide books or how tos?
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>>48879082
honestly I think your best bet is milsim vidya (e.g. Squad game) groups with actual mil / EMS dudes and then carrying what you learn over into IRL plinking practice
we read numerous army field manuals about basic shit like marksmanship and tactics and they were incorporated into our "basic training" before being able to participate in further trainings. Pretty okay.
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Kel Tec says they're now shipping P50's. Where/when the fuck can I find them for sale?
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>>48867573
I'm going to put my money on "biathlon" target or "match" style stock
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>>48876535
alabama
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>>48879171
What about standing still unable to react when attacked? I even got hit by a car once because fear paralyzed me when I saw it approach me.
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>>48879655
>I even got hit by a car once because fear paralyzed me when I saw it approach me.
That should go away once you stop identifying as a deerkin
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>>48873911
>Have ankle IFAK
> Leg gets blown off
>Lol where's my tourniquet.fuck
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>>48879707
Stick one of those keyfob trackers to your IFAK and you can find your foot with your phone
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>>48867573
Are there any production/military AKs in the 13.7-14.5in barrel length range or are they all custom?
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>>48879707
Not a lot of land mines in the city, buddy. I'm not an army guy.
Does anybody have recommendations?
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Bought a used shotgun but it looks like the previous owner used a whole bottle of crazy glue on the front sight, any suggestions?
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>>48881080
CLP you neiaghor
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>>48881164
To remove crazy glue?
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>>48881044
Tuff Duty makes one. I have the Rescue Essentials one with a Condor gadget pouch attached to it, just do yourself a favor and throw away the meme garbage Medical supplies and get real stuff (comes with a knockoff SOFTT-W, gloves and Israeli dressing). Also get training n00b
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>>48867573
What's the legality of a mercy killing when some guy is trapped under a bus, cut in half by a train, or otherwise facing certain death from an accident and they're begging for someone to kill them? Would it be legal to shoot someone in that situation?
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>>48880634
Amd 65
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Anyone know a spot to shoot around Bartow County, GA? I just moved here. There has not been a GA General in some time.
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>>48881841
the term for that is murder
you can't fucking kill someone because they ask you to, retard
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>>48879655
idk bro if you lack the instinct for bodily self preservation I'm not sure if it can be trained
do you just stand there and die in vidya?
I guess try to get yourself into an increased adrenaline state and then try to choose "fight" or "flight" instead of freeze?
Getting hit by a car is pretty extreme and honestly without societal gutter bumpers you'd be dead most likely
maybe just accept that you're NGMI and just watch over old ppl during any happening or something and stay out of the way
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>>48881080
If you spent more than a hundred dollars on this, fuck you. To start, get nail polish remover and just brush it on, put down painters tape around the area. It's a 15 dollar Amazon Hi-Viz "Light Pipe" garbage retard sight so all you have to do is whack it with a hammer to the right gently to get it off of the poor firearm you just bought
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>>48881841
There is no legality. It's illegal. Hold their hand and pray with them until a grownup arrives.
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>>48881044
Cars take limbs too, citybro. Also terrorists do shit like the boston chechen. I relocated my IFAK from my leg to my beltline because there is a nonzero chance that legs could be removed in many circumstances and I'd have a few seconds of reducing consciousness and it'd be nice to at least claw at a CAT before dying instead of just looking around ineffectually for my IFAK on my disembodied leg.
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>>48881935
A bunch of states have legal assisted suicide, I wonder if it's limited to bags of various chemicals and IVs or if you could let someone borrow your gun for a minute.
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>>48881988
I'm a security officer in Boston who works as an armed courier escort for the largest shipping megacorp in the world and I carry my ifak on my belt like a grown up.
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>>48882003
EXTREMELY limited circumstance, chemical, context, and occurrences
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>>48881988
I've already got a bunch of shit on my belt, and I need some padding around my ankle because it hurts like a bitch when the screws in my implant bump into shit, so I might as well use that real estate for a med kit. It's pulling double duty.

>>48881801
Thanks, I'll check that out. I know better than to buy a preassembled kit.
>Also get training n00b
Red Cross first aid/CPR course under my belt. Plus CERT.
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>>48872542
I'm assuming it's a strike eagle 1-6? This picture shows how many moa are between each subtension. Now go here and see what those match up to when zeroed at different ranges.
http://www.shooterscalculator.com/ballistic-trajectory-chart.php?t=6ee40057
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Are there any optics or nods you could play doom on
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>>48881922
that's 12.5 tho
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>>48870475
It does, but if you're using a CO2 powered repeater, the compressed gas actually cools it.
Case by case, but the barrels on mine actually got colder when I shot it.
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>>48881841
Some things done in kindness are judged cruelly by the law.
You will go to prison for it.
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Recommend me an AR-15 lower please
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>>48882590
Whatever you want, they're basically all the same. Aero is the meme best bang for the buck, but anything you've heard of is fine.
Some of the gucci brand ones have slightly better fit and finish and some minor features you don't get on the poorfag ones, at a mere triple or more the cost.
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Is the PHLster floodlight /K/ approved?
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How do you use the tie gaiters on a Gorka 3? I've had mine for years, and those things still baffle me.
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>>48867613
>>48868876
imagine marrying a nice girl and taking off her shirt the first time and learning that she was hiding some disgusting cow udders under there. Disgusting.
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>>48879081
You got hemorrhoids, doofus. Drink more water, eat a salad occasionally. Quit spending 45 minutes perched on the shitter. Protip: if your legs go to sleep, you’ve been there too long. Keep your phone out of it when you go shit.
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Salt and Pepper or rubberized swiss army backpack?
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>>48883415
that shit was terrifying anon
blood should never drip from an ass like that
I really haven't had greens in months though... Fuck. I love spending time on the toilet. Godamnit. Thank you.
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>>48883415
>>48883537
>tfw first hemorrhoid experience came a couple days after I did anal for the first time
Scary af
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is this rust on my bolt?
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>>48883109
Thanks, I wasn’t sure if there was a big difference
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Someone I know bought 3 1/2 inch turkey shot that wouldn't chamber in his shotgun. I traded him so clay target shot for it. It chambers in my double barrel. I'm wondering if I should be concerned about it being too much for the gun. I've never used turkey shot before.

How bad does this shit kick and can I use it for home defense?
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>>48884269
Should be perfect for dispatching jive ass turkeys.
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>>48883974
rust is brown/red
thats brass
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>>48884269
If you know your gun has 3.5 inch chambers its fine. If your assuming it has 3.5 inch chambers just cause the shell fits you are going to blow up your 3inch chambered gun.
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>>48870475
I don't think I've ever had a 10 pump get hot on me, but most have shrouds like the Daisy 880. I did do some pest destruction with a Crosman 760, pumping 5 times each, but nothing got hot. To give you an idea of how many targets I had, I was going after japanese beetles in mating season. There were easily 30 of them, if not more. Low power airguns probably would never get hot. IIRC pumping and firing the gun repeatedly may heat the seals up and in the most extreme cases do damage to the seals, but I doubt you could get it warm. Not sure about larger and more powerful air rifles, though.

I do know that shoving air though a small hole can heat it up, so MAYBE the small valve that allows air into the barrel could get warm? That's a big maybe, and I assume in a 10 pump, probably a springer or a piston break barrel.
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>>48883415
>/k/ - medical advice

>>48883537
I was going to tell you should try shove one of those chinkshit endoscopes up your ass and see what's up, kek
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>>48872616
Faggot
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>>48884986
>buying chinkshit
>not tying a string to your smartphone and setting the camera to record
Wew lad, do you even Macgyver?
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Is it considered in bad taste or rude to ask my LGS if they are expecting any shipments of a particular gun? If that's fine, would it be out of line to ask about getting on a call list or "pre-ordering" that gun to hopefully be first in line when it arrives?
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>>48867573
Top one is the current only competition legal stock for norwegian/danish/swedish rifle competitions, unpainted wood.
Onlly stock that comes standard on the 200str
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How much of a difference are S&W K/L and N frame grips size-wise? Do they differ substantially or is it just details?
I own a Model 29 with ugly rubber grips and was looking for oldschool wooden grips. I got a pair for rather cheap, but the seller didn't know what frame they were for. I just tried fitting them and they fit *mostly*, except for some fractions of an inch in some places and not being really flush with the rear grip. Am I supposed to actually fit them or should they be standardized? Did they change the grip shape over time? It's a 29-2 from 1969 with a square butt (the grips are square butt too, of course).
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Whats the best uzi you can buy in 2021 thats not fully transferable
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>>48869162
>>48869278
I will second the recommendation for Ruger. Avoid all things Kimber. Don't even let the guy behind the counter hand you one.
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Looking for recommendations on an optic. Just bought an FN 15 and I want something decent without breaking the bank. I'm leaning towards an aimpoint pro but I'm open for suggestions.
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>>48885302
Nothing rude about that at all. You can even ask them to order guns for you, that's what they are there for.
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How can I dress like this during the summer in northern US without getting swarmed with mosquitos and rashes. Admittedly I have soft bitch skin because I grew up and live weak (modern). Is it adaptation (and eventually I would not notice), or is it impossible, or what?
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>>48870475
Having shot PCP big bores, small bores, even a Hatsan full auto: you can't load them fast enough for that ever to be an issue.
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How long do Form 1s usually take for SBSs?? I’ve been itching to buy a cheap double barrel and make it a sawed off and the only other NFA item I have is a .22 can
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>>48887417
wear bug spray
deet is extremely effective and not poison to people
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>>48886280
Define "without breaking the bank"

>>48885626
Any way to show pics? By fractions of an inch, do you mean a tiny little lip or gap that you can just barely feel with your finger, or is it visually noticeable at first glance? Depending on where the grip came from/who made it, there could be some slop/variance in the grip compared to a higher-quality manufacturer. Everything I'm seeing on the internet is saying that K/L and N are not interchangeable, so I'd wager if they were for a completely different frame, they either would be noticeably small, or be noticeably large enough to have a lot of play in them. If they're really close enough, and fit nice and tight, you can certainly try sanding down the misaligned areas and re-finishing them.
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>>48885302
Neither would be out of line. Doubt you could pre-order/have one saved for you, but I'd be surprised if they wouldn't at least take your name and number to call you whenever they get what you want in stock so you can come in ASAP and hopefully get it before it's gone.

>>48886312
This too, but realize that they get their stuff from distributors that, right now, depending what you're looking for, may also be OOS/backordered as well and the LGS may just tell you that they'll get it when they get it.
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>>48887554
I hate bug spray its such a hassle. Any recommended brand?
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UIT/ISU style stock. I have one on my Walther KK300 .22lr target rifle.
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>>48870622
Why bother with .22 Magnum when .22LR is cheaper and .22 is better in terms of performance (and can be reloaded).
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>>48887569
Here are pictures. I read that you can fit N grips on K/L frames, with some sanding etc., but not how it is the other way.
Here you can see on the left how the back of the grip doesn't really fit the ridge of the frame and on the right you can see that one half of the grip (which seems to be mismatched) seems to be stuck on the spring screw head. Also, everything is really tight towards the trigger guard.
Fitting just the halves I can see that they almost, but just almost match. At least the spring screw thing could be done with some careful whittling, it's really just a sliver. And if was only that I wouldn't even mind, but the misaligned back/frame is what really ticked me off.
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>>48887654
Buy 100% DEET, brand doesn’t really matter. Spray it in your hands and then rub it on exposed skin. Spray it on your clothes as well.
DEET works on most mosquito species for one reason or another (it is a matter of some scientific inquiry why exactly), and they will often still land on you, but will not bite.
Besides living somewhere with small mosquito populations, bug spray or mosquito netting clothes are your only solutions.
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>>48887799
Might be K frame grips then. I was trying to find anything with actual measurements but couldn't really drum any up to see just how different the inner frames are between sizes. Like you said, if it was just a matter of trimming out a notch for the screw, and/or sanding down the grips if they stuck past the backstrap a little instead of being undersized, that would be one thing, but with the backstrap sticking out like that, even if you cut out the notch for the screw, that might end up being uncomfortable to shoot, especially as a .44 mag.
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>>48887875
Well fuck, that's what I was afraid of. Maybe someone else might see this later and confirm.
Eh, if they're really not N frame, I can at least sell them off without loss.
Thanks anyway.
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>>48887897
Yeah if you got them cheap you should at least be able to recoup your original money, if not a little more. Maybe try /hg/ too, I know the majority of contributors are all about the boutique foreign autoloaders as much as general modern handguns, but I think there's a silent but dedicated revolver crowd that lurks in there too from time to time.
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>>48887925
Thanks for the hint. I was also hoping for a revolver general.
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>>48885302
Most gun stores have no idea what they're going to get, at least beyond the next shipment or two. They get what the distributor can give them, because it all sells.
In normal times you can special order something, but these are not normal times. If you have a good relationship with the folks at the shop, you can ask them to put one aside or call you or something, but you had better be ready to show up that day and pick it up.
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>>48887654
>>48887870
DEET over 50% doesn't make it any more effective for "right now", but it does make it last longer. So if you're going to be out and about all day, yeah, go with 100%. If you're just going to be out for a few hours in the evening 50% might work and is usually cheaper.
It works like a fucking champ though, I used to hike all over the PNW in the summer and get destroyed by mosquitos unless I lubed up at the trailhead. Of note is that it'll fuck up plastic, so if you're walking around with one of those stupid Casio watches /k/ loves it might wreck the look of the band.
It's also poisonous as shit to dogs, so don't spray it on them or pet your pup if you've recently applied it. Putting it on and hiking innawoods next to them won't hurt anything though.
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>>48887480
Electronic form1s supposedly take about a month, regardless of what you're making.
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i bought wisport reinder 75L with FAS system... should i be worried that theese rods will fuck up at some point or im just imaging things ? its pretty comfy to haul shit in this
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>>48867573
Is it possible to LARP inawoods without looking autistic?

Is it autistic to hike in semi-remote areas with a non-fudd rifle?

Have you ever seen someone doing either of the previously mentioned and how did you judge them?
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>>48887480
did a suppressor a few months ago.
30 days on the money.
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>>48888334
yea, that is correct
in my experience i’d rather be smellier with deet and then end up going inside earlier than i had planned than have to reapply deet because i’m innawoods longer
you are correct though, about how deet operates.
i still recommend 100% deet
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What the FUCK is "223 Wylde"
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>>48888688
5.56 NATO and .223 Remington are different in chamber size specification, resulting in the fact that a .223 Remington chamber is, strictly speaking, unsafe for firing 5.56 ammo since it may exceed the rated pressure. .223 Wylde alleviates this with a clever bit of geometry (mainly the leade), meaning you can safely fire both .223 Remington and 5.56 NATO from it.
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>>48883279
My crush in highschool had much bigger tiddies than I thought, didn't find out till I took her to prom. 10/10 surprise.
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Best non-toxic gun lube?
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>>48888398
first off, stop thinking about how others view you
second off, do what makes you happy
if you want to larp in a latex gimp suit with gas mask and an SBR? go for it, 99.999% of the tiem no one will see you or care
if youve never gone hiking before then dont go stalker larping. i go in full marpat/pc/boonie hat/ar since i like pretending.
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>>48888783
You also get slightly better performance out of a 223 Wylde barrel than you would out of either of the specific barrels. Very slight, just a few fps, but it's not zero.
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>>48888688
it's a way for fags to gain negligible amounts of accuracy, in order to have a special snowflake chamber and make it harder for reloaders. 223w users are gay af, just use a 556 chamber, it can safely shoot both.
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>>48888398
I've never had a reason to hike with a rifle, but carrying a radio and a pistol when hiking is basic safety, like carrying a first aid kit and water. Depending what part of the country you're in, cougars, bears, and other shit can be a real concern.
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>>48888809
any of ALG's bio-lubes are pretty good, they make a couple of different viscosities. ballistol is non-toxic too but it doesnt have as much staying power and it's more vulnerable to heat. I use ballistol when I want to be lazy and spray a gun down. I use ALG when im lubricating critical components. I use CLP if im worried about rust, but it's toxic.
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>>48888375
Pack is fine
>>48888398
No
Kinda
Don't do it unless you are on private land (with permission) or out in a very remote area where you aren't likely to encounter another person. You can also use the cover of varmint hunting if someone asks, if that applies where you live.
>>48873911
I have one from The Tactical Medic, its just straight nylon and velcro but its designed pretty well and I've worn it through 3 ~90 degree summers now with no real complaint. I did have to replace the main hook velcro after 2 years of daily wear, but its a pretty easy if you have a utility knife and understand the basic concept of sewing.
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>>48888783
>>48888825
Damn, people just be buying any gimmick shit these days
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>>48874499
>possibly home defense
The 9mm carbine is the only one on this list you should even consider trying to shoot a person with. I'd avoid 3D printing unless you have no other option, best case scenario you have a gun that is way less durable than an actual factory produced gun. The 45LC revolver might be a fun range toy or maybe for hunting, but it is going to be a far less effective HD gun. The LelKek is an alright thing in concept but 5.7 is hard to find and expensive in non-panic times and keltec has a long history of unreliable first gen guns.
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>>48888809
Ballistol
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>>48888825
>just use a 556 chamber, it can safely shoot both.
Or just use a 223w chamber, it can safely shoot both and gets you slightly more performance and accuracy.
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>>48888888
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>>48888885
It's not just any gimmick, it's practically industry standard by now and costs nothing extra over a .223 Rem or 5.56 chamber. The only thing really different is the lead, which means you can also fire very heavy (70+ grain) bullets out of the rifle without running into jam.

>>48888825
.223 Wylde chambers are 5.56 with a bigger lead, which allows for every single kind of projectile to be loaded safely. I don't see any reason why you wouldn't want one.
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>>48867573
why (starting before WW2 even) some USAAF/USAF planes painted and some bare metal?

Seems this happens for all types: bombers, fighters, jet bombers and fighters, subsonic, supersonic, in combat, hanger queens, etc, but also some IIRC always painted like F-4 or B-52.

What is reason or WTF is going through minds to full paint or just markings?

Navy planes always seem full paint job so maybe its corrosive environment?

Seems only USAAF/USAF ran lots of bare metal. Is that because we cool? Type of aluminum?
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>>48889069
>I don't see any reason why you wouldn't want one.
But what if you're a boomer who hates anything invented after WW2?
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>>48889101
Why would I be bothering with a varmint cartridge then? Hell, my .22-06 is a much better varminter than that Remshit garbage.
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>>48889114
And why would anyone buy a plastic handgun anyway? TWO WORLD WARS.
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>>48888809
petroleum jelly
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>>48889092
All air force aircraft are painted grey, I don't think there are any unpainted aircraft serving today.

Picrel, an unpainted f-15
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Looking to get a cheap .22 rifle or 20GA for rabbit hunting/skeet shooting. Where would I start looking? What can I expect to pay? Located in ohio if it matters.
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>>48889092
Completely unpainted aircraft died out from the 50's to 60's, likely in large part to composites starting make it into aircraft construction more than aluminum, and probably a bit more due to sweeping military regulations, where previously individual squadrons probably had a lot more leeway in what they did. Truthfully I never really thought about why some warbirds kept polished aluminum and some got camo/OD paint jobs; especially in WW2 where radar wasn't widespread yet and visual ID was the primary method of target acquisition, you'd think camo would be preferred in some form.

Thinking about it now, I'm remembering that lots of low-level attackers seemed to always be painted, whereas higher-altitude interceptors and bombers may tend more towards unpainted polished; I guess if you're more likely to be spotted from above, paint/camo is a lot more helpful, whereas against the sky a polished/unpainted scheme probably isn't too much worse from a gray/blue camo/paint to make it worthwhile to slap the paint on.
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>>48889341
Just check around LGSes for old used ones. There are tons of both usually sitting around any place that sells uses guns, typically for around $70-100.
You can also browse local gun forums and maybe Armslist (if it's not total cancer and people are posting phone numbers). See if there's something available where you can meet a seller.

I'm picking up a used H&R Topper 20ga for $150 today as a matter of fact.
>>48883974
That's just brass transferring from the cases to the bolt face. Totally normal.
>>48881841
Would probably be treated as assisted suicide, or second degree murder.
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>>48889376
I'm thinking Squad commanders didn't get much if any input on how their planes were built.

Maybe it was more about camo when parked on the ground, but I guess if you camo the top you might as well try to do the bottom.

Seems random for both war and high-end peacetime production so its not due to rush production or shortages.

I don't recall seeing any mixed paint/bare herds of USAAF bomber groups, but B-17,24 came in both paint and bare and would IIRC always fly among like types no doubt due to performance diffs.
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>>48889297
that greenish yellow might be zinc based primer.
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>>48888825
please ignore this genuine retard
223 wylde is BETTER for reloaders because you can use either 223 or 5.56 brass with pretty much whatever projectile you want, and it’s more accurate, and the gas seal is better >>48888885
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How fucked am I if I have a WASR-2 with a totally crap barrel on it that needs replaced? Am I gonna be stuck waiting for an AIMS-74 barrel to come back in stock or theoretically could a normal 74 barrel be made to work?
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I want a 9mm carbine. What's a good model that's out there? Should I lean towards one that is compatible with glock mags?
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>>48869366
>Flat triggers are better, right?
No. Does that answer your first question?
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Why do I have a constant, impending sense of danger. I constantly imagine people busting my front door open, or a grenade being tossed through my open window, or a car smashing into mine head on. How bad is this
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If I wanted to build an AR-15 using a carbine buffer tube, what barrel length would I need to get the OAL over 26" sans muzzle device?
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nics check got delayed till saturday its just cause theyre backed up right this is my first firearm purchase
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How many times can I chamber/unchamaber my carry ammo? I carry with one in the chamber and when I come home I take the round out just as a peace of mind thing. Is this bad for the ammo or gun at all?
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Recommendations for a railed or mlok forend for a Saiga 12
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>>48884986
>/k/ - medical advice
You should have been in the thread where I advised an anon on how to get a .22lr round out of his urethra. Dude had it wedged about 3 inches in, primer first. He posted pics of the x-ray the ER took, then the thread got deleted.

Good times.
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I just bought a PVS-14. Helmet and mounting pieces are on the way for a head mount. I just received the weapons mount and I was playing with that. I know it’s much better head mounted but I’m just trying this for now. Might be a dumb question but does the PVS – 14 go in front of or behind the red dot? I’m using a vortex spark 2 which is rated for night vision. I mounted it in front and it works, just has a terribly small field of view. While researching most people mention it being behind the optic, so which one is correct?
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Need a scope/dot for new 22lr bolt-action but I'm having trouble finding scopes that have the right paralax. Any recommendations for something that won't eat my wallet?
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>>48894910
>Dude had it wedged about 3 inches in, primer first.
Was he trying to turn his dick into a single shot AOW with a kidney stone setting off the primer?
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What's a good belt for conceal carry?
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>>48876642
You don't know what you're talking about. 300M standard rifle isn't shot with a "baby gun" you moron.
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my 92fs has been a range toy for it's entire existence. do you guy's have any iwb holster recommendations for it?
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>>48867573
The back sights on this thing keeps sliding from side to side. Is it broken or was it meant to do this? How do it make it stay centered?
Also, the slide safety is a little harder to disengage than it is to engage. Is that normal? Would it be safe enough to carry this with safety off since it's a double action trigger?
Lastly, will dry firing break the trigger? It's 9x18 and I'm not sure where to find snap caps for it. Will .380 or 9x19 snap caps work?
It's a FEG PA-63 just to be clear.
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>>48896406
>Rear sight.
Shim.
Cut a really small piece out of an aluminum can, place it between the front or back surface of the rear sight and the cutout in the slide, press it back in with a sight pusher.
>Safety engages/disengages with different pressure.
If it's a small difference I wouldn't worry about it. If it's significant it could be a sign that something is broken and binding up. Check and see if holding it upside down or sideways while manipulating it changes anything. Give it a few shakes and try again. If it remains the same probably nothing.
>Safe to carry DA.
Probably.
>Will dry firing damage it?
Probably not since it's centerfire. If in doubt use snap caps. They are designed specifically for that task.
Use 9x18 snap caps.

Also since it is a PA-63 in 9x18 be aware that the frame design isn't quite durable enough and they do wear/warp/crack over time. Don't expect to get a huge round counts out of it.
>>48895325
Regular cross stitched leather police belts are great.
>>48895086
Behind the optic.
>>48893527
There isn't a fixed number, but doing it a lot can set the bullet back into the case over time. That's why carry ammo is crimped on the outside around where the base of the bullet is.
Use carry ammunition with crimping and it generally won't get setback.
>>48893511
Probably. Could be a lot of reasons, such as you having a common name with a felon and they have to verify that you are a different person.
>>48892398
Ruger PC9 is hard to beat in terms of price, quality and features. And it uses Glock magazines, but has a modular magazine well so it could be swapped for SR9 mags. I don't know if any other modules exist yet.
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>pack my stuff to go shooting
>turn on home alarm as I get out the door
>drive two blocks before phone calls, it's the alarm service
>turn car around and go back to check out my house
>see fat cop on the opposite side of the road, looking at my house as he walks along
Am I fucked? Why would the cops loiter around my house like that,but ignore the alarm? I love in the quiet suburban hellscape so there's no reason why the police would be here especially on foot.
The alarm was apparently just from the sun shining in through the window or some nonsense.
I'm going to the range now anyway, but I feel very uneasy.
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>>48892827
Sounds like some sort of combat ideation. I don't know where it comes from other than maybe your subconscious trying to prepare you for something that it believes is within the realm of possibilities.
I think it would be pretty normal to imagine yourself in a combat situation and think about what you would do if X happened, but the impending sense of danger is a bit odd if you aren't on the run from the law or gangs.
I have suicide ideation sometimes, and other times I imagine getting tortured or beat by someone while I am tied up. Pretty sure that is a self-esteem thing though, so not sure if it is similar to your situation.
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Is there anything noticeable here that would cause a FTF? Build is a 8.5” 300blk pistol from PSA. Upper was purchased complete.
Also what is that brown colored shit on my feed ramps?

29 rounds through this build btw; had a FTF on my 3rd round and then it fed the rest fine. It was a gen1 Okay Surefeed during the malf
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>>48895232
He though it would make for a better fap session. Something about building up back pressure and explosive release. Then things just got out of hand, as it were.
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why do EOTechs have a glass pane when it's not necessary to have one? Does it serve a purpose?
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Are Perst lasers offset enough to work with an AR FSB when mounted on top rail? I only ever see them mounted to an AK or an AR without a fixed front
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>>48897905
That's rust I think. It could be rust causing your issues but it's probably shitty mags. try a pmag.
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Why aren't there more break action revolvers out there?
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>>48898907
Having the break means that the frame is weaker. Weaker frames means that it will be heavier for a given caliber than a solid frame revolver. Also, it takes the same amount of time to load a break action as it does to load a swing-out cylinder design.
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>>48898003
Protects the internal components and enviromentally seals the unit while being infinitely more optically clear and scratch resistant than plastic at the cost of being slightly less shatter resistant.
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>>48899050
>Having the break means that the frame is weaker. Weaker frames means that it will be heavier for a given caliber than a solid frame revolver
That's about what I figured, thanks for putting my curiosity as ease
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>>48897905
Thats rust and that's what you get for buying a part made with poor materials and shitty finishes from poverty state arms. Rust on the feed ramps will cause drag that made prevent the rifle from feeding properly. Lol at your poorfag life. Clean the chamber and reed ramps of rust and LIGHTLY oil to prevent further corrosion.
>300 blackout
Lol, retard.
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>>48867573
Thoughts on the Marlin Model 60? I'm considering it for my first rifle. I'm a Bong, so no AR or AK.
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>>48887417
Smoking tobacco keeps bugs away.
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>>48899215
marlin model 60 and marlin model 795/papoose are good. very cheao too compared to other guns.
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>>48899215
can you guys own lever guns? the henry lever 22s are good too.
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>>48895146
> https://www.primaryarms.com/primary-arms-slx6-1-6x24mm-sfp-rifle-scope-gen-3-illuminated-acss-22lr-reticle
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>>48899248
Yes, but they're a little more dear.
>>48899240
>>48899248
Cheers lads
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>>48899240
I don't know about newer ones, but the platform is a staple in the american market and has been for a long time. supposedly some people claim that newer ones aren't built to the same quality as older ones, but they say that about anything so who knows. Either way, people that have some QC issues usually just file down any burs to smooth it out.
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>>48899169
Heh. It's my first build/first ar platform. Being inexperienced I didn't want to spend gucci money on something that was shilled here/hyped. I figured that after being around the hobby long enough I would learn which expensive brands are actually worth the money. Otherwise I would just be taking the word of some retard who wants to justify spending 3 grand to LARP.
Also what is wrong with 300 blk? My understanding was that the round was more effective at shorter ranges. Trust me, I am probably wrong, but I am trying to learn.

>>48898597
Anything you recommend to clean the rust? I guess I left too much oil on the BCG and let it sit for a week?
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>>48899327
rust can form on any gun of any price. you need to clean it off and prevent it with proper maintenance. Nothing wrong with 300 blackout, people just hate it because it's different. It IS better from a shorter barrel, and still good from a long one. It's basically ak 7.62x39 but with more ammo options.
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I have a reproduction LeMat revolver in .44 cal. How difficult would it be to convert a cylinder to use a modern cartridge? I hear a common concern is over the smoothbore shotgun barrel length and NFA, but couldn't the cylinder theoretically be converted while leaving the grapeshot barrel alone?
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>>48896883
Ok, I've just got around to trying it, but the piece of cam doesn't fit. There's not really much of a gap for it. Yet somehow it's loose enough to be able to slide back and forth, and yet not enough to be dislodged one way or the other, or by the top. Is this meant to happen?
I'm thinking I'll just try to sell it to some /k/ommando over on /bst/ who might have a better idea of what to do, or just doesn't care about it. I haven't really decided yet.
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>>48895325
I have a Blue Alpha, a Wilderness, and a Kore. I think I like the Kore best.
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Do high velocity bottle necked calibers like 5.7 eliminate the advantage of SBRs in CQB scenarios. SMGs only fell out of favour due to body armour and weapons like the mp7 and p90 solve that problem through volume of fire and ammunition.
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>>48899327
Oil would prevent rust. Clean it off by scrubbing with a brass brush. Prevent it with proper oiling. .300 blackout is a meme round for people obsessed with having a larger caliber. It essentially replicates 7.62x39. So it has poorer external balistics in exchange for marginal terminal ballistic gain. Also reduces capacity and adds recoil. Its the rifle equivalent of .40S&W
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>>48899215

I main a marlin camp 9 for home defense. Way ahead of its time.
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>>48899883
You are mostly correct, however, since it uses trimmed necked up 5.56 brass, it does not lower capacity.
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>>48899781
5.7mm NATO and 4.6 only make sense in very compact machine pistols. Your history on SMGs is wrong. They fell out of favor because rifle carbines became SMG sized and a rifle cartridge will outperform a pistol cartridge in every way. Anything smg sized will be compared to a compact carbine chambered in a rifle round that will blow it out of the water. So no, 5.7 and 4.6 did not make SMGs relevant again.
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Any red dot mounting options for Kahrs? Specifically pm9s. I'm looking for an option that doesn't include getting the slide milled.
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>>48900001
>very compact machine pistols
Does the new P50 fit this category?
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Actually retarded question, but first time builder here

If I know my stripped lower has been delivered to an ffl, do I need to wait for a notification from them or can I just go pick it up?

Thanks for dealing with that nonsense
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>>48901637
Call.
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>>48901637
They may not have processed it yet. Give them a call and see if you can pick it up.
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>>48901679
>>48901701

Thanks, will do y'all
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>>48901637
Wait like 2-3 days, if you haven't heard from them give them a call and ask them when it'll be ready for pickup. Some tards on here watch the tracking numbers and bitch that things show up at the FFL and they don't get a call half an hour later as if there wasn't more for the FFL to do than just get it out of the mailbox.
You're not a tard, right anon?
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>>48899883
I cleaned it and it looks like it wasn't rust but copper from the bullets tips.

.300 blackout seems better at close range and I plan on owning more than just this tiny home/truck gun. I bet I won't aim the weapon at anything farther than 50 yards away, ever.
In this use case, why wouldn't I want .300 blackout?
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>>48899883
wrong on the capacity and wrong on the recoil. try again. It give the AR platform something similar to 7.62x39 MINUS the need for a beefier bolt.
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>>48901910
fragmenting 5.56>>>>expanding .300fagout
Only point of .300 is so you can have a useful subsonic bullet. If you aren't putting a suppressor on then there's no point other than having a snowflake cartridge. That's fine, just don't think you're getting anything better by paying 60% more per round.
>truck gun
lol retard
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>>48869336
plz respond
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>>48902169
I may suppress it down the road sure.
Are you suggesting the .300 blackout round offers no advantage over .556 at close range?
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>>48902430
Mind you, I'm no .300 blackout fanboy; I have no emotional attachment to a cartridge lmfao
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>>48899547
>>48896883
Nevermind, had the gunsmiths at the LGS look at it and they fixed it for no charge.
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>>48902416
It's nothing special but it will do the job. If it's cheap it's fine but I wouldn't spend big money on it. 30-06 is the most common but there are several short action cartridges like .243, .308, etc. It can be a little ammo sensitive, the low grain or reduced recoil loads won't cycle it and the heavy grain long-range stuff will beat the shit out of it so stick to middling hunting rounds from the usual suspects like federal, hornady, and such.
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What is the purpose of the mesh barrier you see in this M2 machine gun picture? I get why the barrier hole is there so it ensures the barrel is always pointing down range but why the obscuring "mesh" part?
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>>48901788
>>You're not a tard right anon?

No but I doubt myself sometimes. Thanks for the clarification
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>>48889341
semi-auto? bolt action?
if all you're looking for is a .22 I can guarantee theres probably 100 of them sitting in your area because somebody bought it and realized bolt action is shit for SD
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>>48902430
I wouldn't take advice from that retard
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>>48892827
Do you live around black people like I do? Because I have this exact scenario constantly, to the point I that I take my CCW with me between the bathroom, bedroom. and kitchen
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>>48902853
Probably to stop retards from shooting over the hole that's matched to the height backstop. The mesh is so you can see through it.
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>>48902853
Somewhere on /k/ there is a brassjew cooming to that image.
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>>48899267
>out of stock
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>>48903074
Bruh where you been? Everything is out of stock, it says ETA July, sign up for notifications or go on AR15.com EE/Gunjoker
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I'm sorry if this was asked before, but can anyone identify this gun? I've just seen the video and got curious.
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>>48903300
Looks like a KSG to me
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>>48887417
Shorts work well if you aren't prone to rashes or aren't walking through dense vegetation, otherwise wear lightweight pants. Never forget the bug spray. Huberd's shoe grease (Mainly the pine tar and beeswax it is made of) works great if you don't like globohomo chemicals.
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Would a .45 Colt revolver be beefy enough to serve as an innawoods wildlife defense round? Can anyone recommend a nice revolver chambered in .45 Colt?
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>>48892954
Its a complete non-issue. The upper alone will be 26" if you have a 16" barrel, and if you have a barrel shorter than that, the 26" rule doesn't apply.
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>>48903404
SAA
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>>48903404
Depends on how its loaded. As long as you aren't running cowboy action ultra low recoil rounds you should probably be okay for cougars and stuff like that. Most .45 colt is a little hotter than standard .45 ACP, but it has the potential to be a lot weaker or a lot more powerful.
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>>48903404
>>48903505
And Ruger Blackhawk or Vaquero, although I'd go with .357 becuase you can also shoot .38 and have a wider selection of defensive ammo.
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>>48903064
>The mesh is so you can see through it.
Then why not remove the mesh and just keep the metal hole? All the mesh does is obstruct what you're shooting at.
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>>48903416
Wouldn't something that's DA be better as an "oh shit" innawoods gun?
>>48903505
Fair enough. I have some standard run of the mill ammo that I bought for my lever action, and I'd be sure to avoid any specialized low power rounds like that in my revolver when going out.
>>48903531
I already have a lever action in .45 Colt so I thought it would be nice to be able to share an ammo supply. Is .357 enough of an upgrade to warrant maintaining one more pile of ammo?
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>>48903541
Like I said I think it's an anti-retard measure for a range. It probably stops a retard from pulling it out of hole and shooting over the berm. ROs can't be everywhere and they probably just say "BARREL IN HOLE, SHOOTY SHOOTY!"
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Is there any reason to go billet over forged for an ar upper and lower?
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>>48903760
I'm asking whats the point of the mesh. I'm not asking whats the purpose of the hole, i get that. The mesh part (and not hole part) should be removed.
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>>48904071
Like I said. I assume it's an extra step of safety. If the retard pulls the gun out of the hole or recoil pushes it back, they can't set it on top of those bars or anything. People are pretty dumb, if the mesh wasn't there they might just reposition the gun over the hole and point it too far up. The set up they have makes it really hard to fuck up. If it backs out of the hole, you only have ONE place to put it back.
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>>48904002
No
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>>48888688
My AR is technically chambered in .223 Wylde, didn't have much choice since the shop I got it from was the only decent gun shop around making MD compliant AR's. Basically it shoots both .223 rem and 5.56. I heard one of the workers claim that they do it to fuck with the lawmakers (I think that's a bullshit reason desu)
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For anons who’ve recently bought NFA items, how long has your wait been? Thinking of just saying fuck it and buying like 3 all at once to cover all my calibers
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Does anyone know what the X patch is from?
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>>48904341
Any 5.56 will shoot .223 just fine, but less accurately than out of a .223. Any .223 is not technically safe to shoot out of a 5.56.
A .223w is safe to shoot either, and is more accurate for .223 than out of a 5.56. Best of all worlds for literally no downside
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>>48867573
Why aren't Skeet/other EFP submunitions being mounted on drones?
They come with the smart bits and I don't think the computer behind it is beyond smartphone weight, and the submunition itself is under 8 lbs.

https://armamentresearch.com/us-cbu-97cbu-105-sensor-fuzed-weapon-cluster-munition/
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>>48906416
Just get a black rectangle and a white sharpie.
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>>48903607
If you already have a stock then go for ammo commonalty, something chambered in .357 is just a bit more versatile. You can pretty much do the same stuff with .45C (especially out of something overbuilt like a modern Ruger) that you could with a .357, you just won't find the same selection of ammo at WalMart.
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>>48904002
Looks, if you like it
Forged is cheaper, lighter, and in some cases stronger.
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>>48906416
Task Force Doomer 'The End' patch, larpy edgelords with admittedly decent aesthetics
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how hard is it for a wrenchlet to install a delta ring on an AR 15?
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>>48907784
What do you mean by wrenchlet? No torque wrench or no proper pin wrench?
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>>48907734
Is the versatility of .45C something that requires reloading? Either way I'm sure it would be better than my 9mm
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>>48908059
Sorta. Maximum versatility is a .454 Casull or a 5 shot .45LC for extra cylinder thickness.
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>>48900001
Fair point and you're right on the real reason being rifles becoming compact. I should have phrased my question differently. I had meant more so do these small caliber high velocity cartridges make pistol caliber weapons relevant to modern military applications. I wasn't arguing that they warrant a return to rechambered MP5s and Uzis instead of assault rifles. I'm arguing that 5.7 NATO machine pistols replacing all 9x19 service pistols and PDWs (which are basically compact SMGs) makes those weapons much more relevant in the era of prolific body armour. And in all fairness an MP7 style weapon with suppressor is still going to be that much more maneuverable and compact than even a 10 inch AR with no can. And that's something the SWAT teams and "door kickers" would probably see value in
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>>48907784
I need a torque wrench and an armorer's tool. But if I got those, could I do it on my own despite my relative lack of experience repairing anything besides my yamaha motorcycle and other small shit around my apartment? No magazine block or vice either.
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>>48907784
>>48908015
>>48908414
sorry meant to comment to this>>48908015
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>>48908414
no vice will hurt you more than anything else. you could use the wrong wrench or some halfassed bullshit like vicegrips with no torquewrench and still have it ok cause ar acceptable torque is a insane range.
however without a vice even if you had the right tools it would be suffering to do.
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Are 26.6mm flare guns a practical purchase?
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>>48907784
>>48908015
>>48908414
>>48908607
gunsmith it is then I guess, thanks
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>>48908610
Depends what for. The are sub caliber conversion kits that exist. There basically barrels with a diameter that chambers in the flare gun to fire different pistol and shotgun cartridges. A cheap way to get a multicaliber pistol setup. But extraction isn't usually included and iirc it wears out the flare gun over time. As a signaling device they are excellent for survival situations and ammo is cheap
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is going it alone when the SHTF hits the fan ultimately an impractical and retarded venture unless you're very experienced in bushcraft and survival?
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>>48908844
Yes. And even if you're the aforementioned Green Beret survivalist but indefinitely sustaining yourself totally alone is dubious. The logistics of food gathering alone would be a time/energy intensive challenge once carried supplies run out. As for gun fights, beyond a certain point numbers matter more than skill. A one on five in a full on shootout is borderline suicidal even if it's against Jamal and his 4 sideways shooting homeboys.
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>>48908844
Absolutely fucking retarded, take a solo backpacking trip in a genuinely secluded area. With no experience, and even with it, it can be extremely easy to get straight up lost in brush and panic. Seriously.
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>>48908753
>As a signaling device they are excellent for survival situations
Let's say I'm lost innawoods. How much legal bullshit would I get swamped with if I shoot up a flare to signal for help?
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>>48908844
>>48908944
Your morale will drop a lot fucking faster than you expect especially when it gets dark, literally everything looks the same and you will start to panic because your lizard brain knows when sun turn off danger need to find shelter and it is not a good feeling, not to mention whether conditions
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>>48908978
>whether conditions
Whether what conditions?
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>>48908953
Anon I...
That's literally what they were built for. That's the entire purpose of an emergency kit's flare gun. So none. The one caveat to this is I believe some jurisdictions have seasonal bans on various forms of fire (including flare guns) due to drought and wildfire risks. But that's very much region specific. I doubt they'd charge you with anything in a true life or death situation though. Park rangers and game wardens are generally pretty good people in so far as feds go.
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>>48909008
weather conditions* I been drinking a bit.
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>>48909009
I get that it was a dumb question, but in CURRENT YEAR nothing would surprise me. Thanks anon
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If I were to rifle a shotgun barrel, would it then be legal to saw off the barrel and stock, thereby making it a pistol? The law says it is a sawed-off shotgun because it is a smoothbore
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>>48909134
No. It would still be a shotgun. For reference Savage makes bolt action turkey guns that are basically just rifled shotguns and are thus still classified as shotguns
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>>48886257
I really want a 1911a1-style 1911, and the ruger ones are a bit too modernized for that purpose. I'm going to get a gp-100 or some other revolver with adjustable sights as well as a glock sometime down the line to fill the practical handgun niche and the target-shooting-handgun-with-nice-sights niche.
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I feel like I'm losing my mind /k/
I have been looking for hours trying to find a 20ga 2 3/4" 1oz HP rifled slug and I cannot, for the life of me, find anything: in stock, out of stock, discontinued, prototype, or otherwise. Do they not exist? Why are they all 3/4 oz? Will I ever find happiness?
Does anyone know where I can find this kind of shell, even if it's out of stock right now?
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>>48909386
>Why are they all 3/4 oz
shell diameter
the 1oz 20g slug you think you saw was either 12g or 20g 1oz of shot not a slug.
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Has anyone here unironically tried brown brown?
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>>48902416
It's an ok hunting rifle. I suppose it can be used as an ersatz battle rifle in a pinch. It isn't the most accurate thing by modern standards, not a military approved battle tested design. I wouldn't expect the sort of durability, reliability, ergonomics and accuracy that a Garand or something like that would have.

Also the standard magazines hold 4 shots, although I believe higher capacity aftermarket ones did exist. They are very rare, expensive and probably of questionable reliability.
>>48903300
Kel Tec KSG. It's the less common version with extra long barrel and magazine tubes.
>>48903404
For most problems the caliber is probably sufficient, but I would recommend a DA revolver and something with a swing out cylinder.

If you really want 45LC you can shoot it out of a 454 Casual chambered revolver.
Personally I think either 44mag/spl or 357mag/spl is more practical.
>>48903607
Sniff around for a 464 Casull revolver. I think Ruger Super Redhawks and Alaskan models exist in it and aren't too expensive. That gives you a very high power option with the capability of sharing ammunition with your levergun.
>>48907784
Pain in the ass but totally doable.
>>48908610
Sure. You can get sub caliber inserts for 12ga flares, pistol calibers, or fire surplus flares/smoke cartridges.
How practical is that? Up to you and your imagination.
>>48908844
Being alone is unwise. Extra people help watch your back. Numbers count for a lot.
Just make sure they aren't totally shitty/useless people.
>>48909134
No. Even doing that with a rifle would make it an SBR rather than a pistol. The "pistol" ARs/AKs/Mares Legs you see were all built from the ground up to be pistols.
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Asked this in another thread but I figure maybe here will have an answer:
Are there any Russians here who can speak regarding the culture and direction of gun ownership in Russia? Are the laws getting better or worse? Is firearms seen as a niche thing for gangsters and crazies or broadly respected as a legitimate and popular hobby?
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>>48909759
I haven't been there in a while, but people in general are leery about guns and gun ownership. They are associated either with gangsters or hunters. There isn't really a strong concept of firearms ownership for self-defense in the prevailing culture.

In terms of firearms owners, there are a lot of enthusiasts who are interested in more tactical weapons because of practical rifle competitions. Rifled weapons take a long time to acquire, so shotguns and other smoothbore weapons are the standard choice for most people and applications.
Gun laws are gradually getting more permissive, and most have very lackluster enforcement. But it's still nowhere near as easy to get a gun and use it as it is in the US. There is definitely no "right" to a firearm. Only kind of gun you can actually carry for defense is a "traumatic" untitled pistol firing rubber bullets and even that is a relatively new thing.
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>>48909926
>Untitled pistol
Unrifled. Smoothbore pistols.
They fire special rubber bullets and I believe they can't actually fire regular ammunition. Some are actually built alongside regular blowback service pistols like the Makarov PM and Fort-12 and do share most parts though, which is interesting.
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>>48882038
>armed courier escort
whats that like? Are you just a mailman with a gun?
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>>48909926
Culturally speaking it sounds exactly like here in leaf land. A lot of enthusiasts but no self defense mindset and a 50/50 chance of scaring off your average person by mentioning your hobby in any context or level of detail beyond "I go hunting"
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wanna get innawoods and do stalker shit, but am Califag. I frequent Eldorado NF, but are there better places?
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>>48909990
El Dorado is pretty hard to beat. We do a lot of meets at Panoche Hills because it's just a convenient location, but it's also pretty good for long range shooting.
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Looking for a OWB and IWB holster for my Sig P320 Xcompact, it has a Surefire X300 light and a Holosun 507 optic mounted to it, anyone know any reputable manufacturers or will I have to make a custom holster?
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>>48910060
Figured as much. I've always had good experiences in Eldorado unless I was being a retard. Last time I was in Mendocino Nf I encountered a pair of armed crackheads.
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I noticed that I am shaking really bad with a handgun. I am not a weakling or anything, but I have had a tremor in my right hand for almost as long as I can think.
Is there anything to alleviate that?
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>>48892827
It sounds like you just need to take a break. Stay away from stuff related to sd/hd, combat footages etc for one or two weeks.

>>48897590
>the impending sense of danger is a bit odd if you aren't on the run from the law or gangs
Or in the situation of >>48903062 but basically this.
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>>48910760
Find a proper coach, I can't fix bad form over the internet. Are you shooting with both hands, or bullseye style? The latter requires a lot of training on body positioning and such, what may appear as shaking your hand is usually the entire body moving about and it compounds into the sight picture moving.
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New to guns. I think that I read an infographic a year or two ago that said that you start with an AR, get a carry sized pistol, then a full size pistol. I don't remember what it said after that but I kinda remember it saying to get a .22 rifle next. Anyone know what infographic I'm talking about? Either way, it seems like a .22 rifle would be a good next step, so what's a fun one? I like the cowboy looks of a lever action but cocking it each time could get tiresome. Same thing with bolt action, so I'm guessing that semi-auto is the way to go. Suggestions?
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>>48911739
The only way a lever action tires you out is if you’re a weak handlet
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What is the cheapest IR laser that isn’t a complete piece of shit?
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how do you anons store your guns? I'm thinking of keeping my pistols in the foam cases they came with but i heard those cases can also invite rust. Plus I have a shitton of mags lying around
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>>48912132
In a safe/locker with a dehumidifier rod. Take them out I've got a matched pair of wingmasters with square patterned rust spots all over because I left them in a foam case for a year being gone.
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>>48911739
.22's are cheap, so why bother with just one? I'd start with a 10/22 because it's a semi and it's the .22 equivalent of a lego brick, but there's no reason not to start with a levergun if you want to. They're cheap to buy, and cheap to sell afterwards, so don't worry about testing one to find out.

>>48912132
In a safe, like a normal being.
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>>48908414
How do you work on your motorcycle without a torque wrench? I have one from back in the day working on cars, it's practically required for anything light since you're threading shit into aluminum all the time.
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>>48908953
There are generally exceptions to every law, or at least you won't get prosecuted for breaking them, if it's literally life and death. Like it may not be hunting season but if you shoot a bear trying to kill you you're probably okay.
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>>48908844
Watch the show Alone, it's reality TV bullshit but it's folks left in the wilderness by themselves having to find food, water, and shelter without anyone even shooting at them. Some of them start to go nuts within a day or two, and practically none of them last even a month or two.
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>>48912132
I literally just put them on a shelf in a spare bedroom. It's not particularly safe, but I live alone. I keep meaning to get a safe, but that's money that could be spent on more guns.
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>>48912210
Torque wrenches for vehicles are usually not in the range you need for tiny gun screws.
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>>48912698
30-200lb is a pretty standard range. Anything below 30 is hand tight and locktite if you must.
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>>48912715
As someone who has wrenched on their own vehicles for decades, I must warn you that it's easy to overtighten and strip things with your bare hands even if you are a wristlet. I've snapped bolts and ruined threads on 19mm bolts even.
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>>48912698
We're talking about a delta ring, which is 30ftlb or more, not tiny gun screws.
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>>48892954
Clarity: I want to build a "firearm" and don't want to do weird shit with the buffer. Just throwing on a SBA3.
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If I ordered something from PSA, and my local FFL is asking for their email, can I just say "Its from PSA"? Cause I dont see anywhere on their website where they supply an email.
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>>48913315
Usually you'd order and punch your local FFL's info into whatever form on PSA's site and they'd handle it from there. I've never called the receiving FFL and been like "you're getting a box for me".
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>>48913503
Ah okay, I selected them on PSA's website from the list they supplied, so I guess they have it from there and I don't need to do anything else.

Them asking for seller info must be for if you're buying from some dude on gunbroker or something.
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How soon is too soon to call an LGS after shipping shows your gun delivered? I know they gotta do their own receiving shit but I'm giddy as fuck and this thing delivered three hours ago.
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>>48914023
Disregard, they called.



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