ZaphodBurner wrote:Relative called from Basra, Iraq, said Iraqis pitched in to celebrate the 4th of July. He said they must have fired 50,000 rounds into the air.
(ie, it lasted a couple of minutes.)
At that point, he went inside.
**burn** wrote:Toolmaker wrote:Just got the fusion package in for my SKS. I really dig the picatinny rails on the bottom AND sides. Got a bright light on one side and put a laser on the other, my harris bipod it mounted below. I put my old holosight on top and will be trying it out this afternoon.
Sounds like all you need is a pistol grip and night vision! Do you use the EoTech sight? Have you tried the (not holosight) Leupold Prismatic? You have a reticle without the need for a battery, but turn on the battery and you get an illuminated reticle. I like it better than their CQT when I don't need the 1-3 power.Toolmaker wrote: haven't decided on whether to change out the AKs.. I kinda dig the wood furniture. My Ar-10 is staying the way I got it since Armalite did a bang up job right from the get go.
I love ArmaLite. They don't get enough credit with the AR. I got the AR10 in olive drab. I also picked up their AR180B. They are very picky about their mags, tho. Never buy more than a couple of mags at a time before testing their lips at the range.
TomServo wrote:Has anyone tried out the 75 round drum magazines, for AK? Im not planning on buying one, and sneaking it into California..I'm just curious as to how they perform on Semi Auto AK's.
gyre wrote:If anyone wants to play with black powder cannon, we found some fifteen foot 2 inch tubing that would be perfect.
Two diameters available.
gyre wrote:What's a bunch?
2 inches is the wall thickness.
The big ones use a lot of powder per shot.
The pressure curve is pretty safe with black powder.
The bigger tube would be about 4 and a half inches diameter.
We can use any powder we can get.
fciron wrote:I know several people who have had guns stolen, but only one who has used a gun to stop a crime. For me personally, the math is not coming down in favor of an armed populace being safer...
most of Western Europe requires registrations of all firearms and they seem to be doing alright. A lot of the countries named as examples did not have guns in civilian hands before the dictatorship...
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