GUNS & ROCKETS

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  1. Jun 27, 2018 #1,291

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    Here in the failed Socialist State of Calizuela, by law we're not permitted to have standard capacity magazines. We're limited to 10 rounds.

    This evening I swapped out my Magpul SOE-SL collapsible stock for an SOE fixed, swapped out my Magpul pistol grip for a "finned" non-pistol grip with a right side "thumb rest", and replaced the birdcage muzzle device with a "thread protector". Oddly, muzzle brakes are still acceptable...but horrendously loud even with a 5.56 to anyone to the left or right of the shooter. The supplied crush washer was way out of time and I couldn't find my peel washers so the muzzle brake is still in the box.

    When I was much younger, my folks owned an armored car company in the South Pacific and we had class III weapons: Wire stocked Paratrooper M2 carbines with that weird front pistol grip. They were widely available from the Phillipines back then. Never had any trouble with robberies.

    Those were the days. Island life, cool guns, and all the mil surp ammo you could ever want. What a long strange trip it's been.
     
  2. Jun 27, 2018 #1,292

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    ACOG's are sick, I wish they were not worth every penny, but they are. :)

    Which model specifically are you looking at?
     
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    I’m looking hard at the TA44. I want something close to a RDS without the blurry red dot. I like the idea of the slight magnification and the wide field of view. It will be a good fit for my DD V7LW. It’s also the closest thing to irons I can get, ie no BDC.
     
  4. Dec 21, 2018 #1,294

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    So Grouch, how has the ACOG been treating you?
     
  5. Aug 25, 2019 #1,295

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    2DDBE543-EC9C-4652-B137-9F0DDCE53CD5.jpeg F09F3D13-3C53-4174-AE86-29C2C1C4B3EA.jpeg Ughhh well I’ve finally bought not one handgun but TWO! Yes I liked the HK VP9 LE series so much that I even took one fully apart and put a the HKparts ultra match rear sear spring in. Haven’t been on here in awhile but I did renew my Tripoli membership. Joined Blackiron shooting range and gladly doing that every other weekend until rocketry season starts in Oklahoma in fall again. Even got a Larry Vickers Raven concealment holster. And now I’m eyeing a B&T TP9N for an SBR project pending driver’s license update. Love punching the bullseye out at ten yards and I haven’t shot anything in three years. Put about 3.1k rounds through the OD green one: zero malfunctions with CCI brass blazer fmj 115gr.
     
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    Estes Rocket Engines.....2nd Amendment......it's all just the same Black Powder. lol
     
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  7. Aug 26, 2019 #1,297

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    Black guns Matter! Now need magazines, site and ammo... From CBC Industries, South kackalacky IMG_20190825_194804453.jpg
     
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    All Guns Matter.
     
  9. Aug 27, 2019 #1,299

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    Personally I hate the aesthetic of the AR in how they're dressed out. Does any vendor make a sporter (think wood sporting stock, not AR sporter) for AR type rifles? I love my 586 Ranch rifle, but it is no where near as accurate as a well made AR out of the box.
     
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    Check with Brownells, they were making a line of retro AR's and do not hold me to it, but I thought I saw a wood stocked one.
     
  11. Aug 29, 2019 #1,301

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    Remember that Gene Stoner's design is the ultimate adult Tinker Toy or LEGO set... Pretty much everything is interchangeable.

    To your question, specifically, there are wood furniture sets (real wood, and laminates) for the Armalite pattern.

    I think Turnbull Restorations even did one that was case-colored with select-grade wood, once
     
  12. Sep 13, 2019 at 6:34 PM #1,302

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    Nice groping!
    How is the trigger on the HK VP9 LE?

    Nice groping!
    How do you like the trigger on your HK VP9? I'm not a fan of striker fired pistols due to the heavy long gritty creepy break
     
  13. Sep 14, 2019 at 5:59 PM #1,303

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    With Walmart's recent ban on Open Carry and handgun ammo sales.....tell me, how does this make you feel safer? Does it need reminding, that crazy criminals don't abide by laws anyway?
     
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    Screw Small*Warts, I buy in bulk...

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    Cartridge Rocket.png Built myself a nice 30-06 Rocket.
     
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    The right to bear arms, shall not be infringed.
    Nice rocket by the way!
     

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