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

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Friendly Reminder
its that time again
/k/ is a board devoted to weapons and military equipment.

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

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Could the US military enact full martial law upon ita citizens?
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>polymer, gi mags, or hybrid mags

Which one do you prefer/think is the best? Ive only ran Magpul mags for the past 5 years, when i deployed and it was still authorized to use magazines outside of official supply chains and everybody bought pmags because they were "better" than GI's (possibly at keeping sand and dirt out) but i ended up being a little fobbit pog attached to Batallion HQ so i never really got to test it out. Recently switched buying gi as im worried about pmag longevity if there is ever a magazine ban. Ive never had any issues with any AR mags besides the D&H GI mag that comes with PSA rifles (double feeds)
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what is the average price I should pay for an ACOG? I heard they're expensive but 1k for a sight?
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War photography thread
Liberian militia commander exults after firing a rocket-propelled grenade at rebel forces. Monrovia, Liberia, 2003
Comfy photography thread
Post your war photography folders!

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/zpg/ Zapman General
I did not develop the Zapman concept. Hotaru Maniac did. But it made me think of what I wanted for minimalism. Mostly salty cammies or comfy street clothes and a good chest rig. Then I thought about kit. And what would be Zapworthy. It's rooted in riflework so I will say you should have a Makarov or a G19. Both are closer in size than you think and are rugged. Capable of handling awful ammo. A Zapman must be able to use dirty ammo.

The Zapman original rifle was initially an AK. How then could we make a Zapman AR without going piston?
Food for thought. I dig this concept so much
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Was it trash?
Why was the US late to the IFV party?
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Anyone here able to look up a serial number for me so I can properly date and old revolver? Its an old Smith and Wesson model 10 before they were called model 10s with all 5 screws on the frame so I think its at least pre 1960 but beyond that I have no idea.
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Is this Bone Tactical knife really worth $500USD?
Looking to get this or something similar to keep near my bed. I live in a major coastal city and do not currently legally have any guns so I'd want to avoid using a gun during a home break in. I like this blade's form factor- thoughts?
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Fucking Hilarious
so let me get this shit straight

You have a med-school dropout (smart guy) who ENLISTS into the military (I take that back), the most cozy/safe branch to say the least (Chair Force), who LARPs and gives reviews about combat kit to the adoration of the military masses

and this guy took it a step further to LARP as an actually Killed in Combat Special Forces Operator?

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Soiboys could learn a thing or two about the Japanese in WWII
The Japanese spirit
Militarily speaking the Japanese were badass warriors that would have eaten you soitards for breakfast. Japanese soldiers didn't care about your stupid feelings or your safe space, they fucked the enemy up and that was based.
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How many rounds of carry ammo do you run through a new gun before you consider the gun/ammo combination "reliable"? Most of the good stuff is like $1.50 per round rn
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P365 22lr nuff said
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all ended in varying degrees of either mediocre gains or American failure to control them. Why is the post-1945 United States such a bewildering mixture of being a military giant, yet a political dwarf?
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Background (1)
it seems my superiority has led to some controversy
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Why can't /k/ create a single military thread without it devolving into a schizophrenic mess of finger pointing and jews
We didn't have this issue for an entire decade
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90’s Delta force aesthetics thread

This was peak operator status. Prove me wrong.
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Colorado new gun laws

>What it does: This reverses a ban that keeps local governments (towns, cities and counties) from creating their own gun regulations. But local jurisdictions can only make ordinances that are stricter, not more lenient, than state law. Any regulations currently in place that are less restrictive are effectively overturned. A person can only face a criminal penalty for violating local laws if they knew about them or reasonably should have known. The new law also puts concealed-carry requirements back in the hands of the state so they’re consistent, but it does allow local governments to decide where those guns can be carried.

hope you guys don't plan on carrying a weapon in northern Colorado ever again. Nuke us already
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Handgun General - /hg/ - #585
I didn't know this existed edition.

Git gud guide:


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Saturday Night Special thread?
Jennings J22
Got a boner for cheap guns, which SNS would be the best all-around? I already have a carry pistol, I just like buying fun little guns but don't know which ones are ok. Reviews are all shit because they're being compared to actually solid guns. Tell me in terms of durability, looks, ammo availability and longevity, not price. Currently looking at a Jennings J-22, also post mouse guns/SNS's
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Tell me about the M1 Carbine.
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Now that Afghanistan is finished as an obvious failure, what’s next for America? war somewhere else? Full on isolationism?
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Patch Thread - Sasquatch Edition
Trade, create, and sell your patches here.

Previous Thread: >>49718743

Where can I buy that sweet patch/ find patches?
Newer but not updated

Classic but severely deprecated

Remember that if someone posts bait or makes a troll post, your best bet is to just ignore it!
Do your part to keep our treasured thread clean.

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Now that the dust on the crash site has settled. What went wrong?
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Is green tip really that bad?
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What the hell was wrong with krauts?
Laid 1936
main guns guns 8x15 inch
secondary battery 12x6 inch
belt armour 12 inch
turret armour 14 inch
top speed 30 knots
range 16,430 km
diplacement: 41,000 tons

North Carolina
Laid 1937
main guns 9x16inch
secondary battery 20x 5inch
belt armour 12 inch
turret armour 16 inch
top speed 28 knots
range 32,320 km
displacement 36,600 tons

Despite being heavier, bismarck loses in almost every category other than speed. And even in speed it has just 2 knots of advantage. Why the hell do people wank over this thing?
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Does the ANA stand a chance? This past 20 years can’t have all been for nothing.
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ITT: only the dumbest "tactical" products
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For me, it’s the HK416

Pic related
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Post your favorite gun and waifu
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Have you ever met a female soldier/cop? What was she like?
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Let's talk about nukes.
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8" or 16" Choose Now!
Very close in weight. The 8" folds, the 16" does not. You choose now!
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3d printing general
Hey faggots, got the 3d printer up and running again after being off calibration for a while and I'm looking for a new design to print. I made quite a few guns already including a vz61 lower I designed myself and I saw this one on defcad (inb4 lolbert fags) and was wondering if anyone here has made and fired one since it seems it's been around for a year. I tried printing the bolt in PLA+ for shooting my surplus of subsonic ammo but there were parts that seemed to flex quite a bit. Pic related

Also general 3d print thread. Share tips, tricks, designs, whatever
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Most /k/ quotes?
I'm interested in what other anons here find to be the most /k/ quote. For me it's one by miyamoto musashi , who states that
>To win any battle, you must fight as if you are already dead
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/meg/ - Military enlistment general
the path to enlightenment
Suffering in peace time edition

Previously on /meg/: >>49694476

Lying about criminal history = BAD
Lying about medical history = GOOD

>IRC Channel
>implying anyone uses IRC
#MEG on Freenode
If you're on mobile look up AndroIRC for the app. Any questions, ask in the thread to get you set up.


>Special Forces Fitness Guide,of%2040%20to%2050%20reps).

All around SOF website. Great info and run by former/active members of SOF units. Mentor program. Also has forums for international SOF.

For all Army SF info.

This is an all-inclusive thread for MARSOC/Force Recon stuff. Good site for Marines info too.

Naval Aviator forum with info on Navy OCS as well

Airforce Pilot guide

>Before you ask a question, check the FAQ

>Should I go Navy Enlisted Nuke???
tl;dr: Long hard school, to do shitty work, and the job prospects are a lie.

>Info on sf86

>Free ASVAB Study Books

>2020 Ft Jackson Army Basic Training Guide to Stealing Food (Short version) (Detailed version)

>How to get into shape for basic military training when starting from nothing
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How will /k/ cope when the Chinese invasion of Taiwan is filled with hours of footage of American F-16 fighters, AH-64 attack helicopters, and M1A2 battle tanks being effortlessly destroyed by Chinese forces?
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/bag/ - How NOT to make ceramic armor edition - Armorchads get the fuck in here
What's the worst possible way to make ceramic armor? I would propose:

- Buy dirt-cheap aluminum oxide ceramic strike-faces from Africa.
- Buy dirt-cheap fiberglass.
- Stick them together.
- Coat them in truck-bed liner
- Don't bother with strike-face protection
- Don't bother with NIJ certification
- Don't bother with any materials that were invented after 1950 or cost more than $10 per plate.

You're telling me that this is how the eternal grifters at AR500 make armor plates?! Oh nonono....

Shit, even motherfuckers who sell armor on eBay out of their garages do a better job than that.

Could it be any worse?

Also general armor thread.
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Acoustic Cyber Attack - Audio Weapon
Are you familiar with SurfingAttacks? Or even DolphinAttacks? With a mobile device emitting ultrasonic frequency into an area, as you sit in front of your television or computer screen which emits a large amount EM or low level radiation, an attack is able to affect pacemakers, access other electronics, affect speakers, which can emit non-linear sound frequencies and Decibel levels bringing a person to their knees. It can even shock a person. This new method of attack can work around objects and hit targets touch affected surfaces or sitting behind something because of the way the ultrasonic and signal attack saturates an area. It can even allow for an attacker to hit a person in another room and identify if and where movement appears. The world has changed and now guns are really irrelevant. You can't hear or even smell an ultrasonic / bluetooth harmonic frequency attack. What are your thoughts. I'm thinking that this new weapon may be the most affective weapon in the world thus far. Especially because everyone keeps their Bluetooth devices on and ready to connect to anything at the drop of a dime. What are your thoughts on this?
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So I bought it
Comes to my FFL on Friday
What am I in for?
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So why do people always say that getting an FFL is a horrible horrible business choice for setting up a small shop or from home business? Seems like if you enjoy guns and the culture around them it might not be the worst way to make a living even if it isn't a six figure income kind of gig
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Historic sword restored to former glory, returned to shrine
HITOYOSHI, Kumamoto Prefecture--A samurai sword forged in 1665 by a master craftsman once again boasts a shiny luster following extensive restoration work due to flooding that badly damaged a local shrine's collection of 77 historic blades.

Torrential rains last July on the main southern island of Kyushu left the Aoi-Asojinja shrine here inundated with water. All of the shrine buildings were water logged, resulting in its collection of swords becoming rusty.

A crowdfunding campaign by the shrine led to donations far exceeding its initial goals, allowing for restoration of more than one damaged sword.

A ceremony was held June 16 to mark the return of the 60-centimeter sword created by master Kyoto swordsmith Takai Echizen Kami Minamoto Nobuyoshi. The words “Aoi Daimyojin,” a past name of the shrine, are etched into the blade.

The sword was presented to Aoi-Asojinja over 350 years ago by retainers of the feudal lord of the Sagara clan on his behalf.

When the shrine began its crowdfunding campaign last August, it set an initial goal of raising 5 million yen ($45,000). But that figure was reached just 90 minutes or so after the campaign began. Over the course of a month, 35 million yen was donated to the shrine.

Swordsmith Shota Kimura and his family members began restoration work on the sword last October.

“I had never seen anything like it in all my time as a swordsmith,” Kimura recalled thinking when he first set eyes on the damaged blade. “It was so badly rusted.”

As he had no experience in polishing a sword that had been damaged by exposure to water, Kimura gingerly tried a number of techniques.

He said the most difficult part was removing the rust while not erasing the carved characters on the blade.

Restoring swords involves a number of steps, such as polishing and bringing out the luster of the blade.
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American air launched LO radar as dodging cruise missiles are the gold standard. Already successfully penetrated a modern Russian made/manned IADS in combat.
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/bst/ Buy, sell, trade.
Yes, some anons here do actually follow through. I've done 2 good deals in the last month and bought/traded for 2 rifles on here.
Treat each other well, this only works as well as we make it.
Looking for a wide G3 handguard at [email protected]
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Backpack General /bpg/ #9
Post packs. Day packs, Assault Packs, Rucksacks. All packs welcome.
A general thread for showing off your packs, questions on choosing a backpack, what to pack and what not to pack, sleep systems, and other related things.

Basic information on choosing a backpack, backpack fitting, what to pack, how to pack efficiently, and more

Give yourself a fucking hernia and die edition

Old thread: >>49713294
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What went wrong?
eternal kraut dumps another shit on this world
How were the germans unable to make a good design through the entire war?
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Why doesn't the army just switch to 6.5 grendel uppers? The whole NGSW thing seems dumb.
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Why is she so perfect bros?
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Accept the god of handguns, nothing shoots better and everything else is a cope.
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It's not fair, bros...
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I just picked up a usp expert in 9x19. What am i in for?
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Bought this at the LGS, waiting on a background check. It's a "Wesco Ordinance Mark IV". It's basically a Sten with Thompson furniture chambered in .45ACP. I can't find any information about it online. What's the history? When was it made?
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I understand why the navy used F5's in the Movie topgun because Soviet Fighters were not available in the 1980s for American film use and I highly doubt the Military would offer their captured MiG 21 up for the film. But couldn't they have used an Aircraft Similar looking to a Russian Aircraft instead of making up the Fictional "MiG-28".
the F-111 would make a Pretty convincing MiG-23.
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How hard is a 'Nam era's rifle butt? How many chinamen skulls can be crushed before the stock break?
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India VS China
No nukes, what kind of slugfest are we expecting?
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is there any way to protect yourself from tasers?
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Fellas last weekend I shot my AR outdoors with out ear protection, about 2 mags. My left ear has a ringing sound that’s been present for 2 days going on 3, did I just permanently fuck up my left ear?
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Is there literally any way to serve without having blown out kneecaps?
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Is railgun officially dead?
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What pocket knife are you carrying today? Carrying my work knife. Endura 4.
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/k/ Humor Thread
mfw MFW
>ctrl f
>no humor thread
>bored as fuck
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Autistic shit you do
>tfw have to buy a compatible holster, atleast 3 spare mags, and a light if there is a rail everytime i buy a new handgun
>tfw press check anytime i insert a new mag even during casual plinking.
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Whats better for obliterating targets at point-blank range, buckshot or slug?
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What are some sleazecore guns
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What are the absolute worst gun communities?
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adam lanza
Was the M4 fatty grip and telescoping stock the peak of AR design?
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What is the firearm equivalent of heterochromia?
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Mile High Club
what would you have done if you were on those planes?
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Russians are lying again
>Russia claims it fired warning shots at UK and NL vessels

>turns out Russia was just conducting a pre planned exercise that the UK/NL vessels deliberately sailed near to observe and didn't get targeted


Why does the UK make Russia seethe so hard?
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Kammando Store's Waxi Boot / General Combat Boot Thread
Waxi Dark Brown
Has anyone here purchased this boot? I've been thinking about it, but is it a $200 boot? I'm worried that it's a shit tier cardboard boot. Is the insole cork?

What kind of boots are you rocking?
Any recommendations?
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Hand to Hand
If I'm looking for hand to hand combat instruction how do I ensure the place I sign on with isn't a McDojo tier scam? I have guns but would still like to have a chance of defending myself if ever disarmed.

Thinking of Muay Thai for striking, BJJ for takedowns and grappling, and Krav Maga to fill in the blanks for street fighting/knife fighting/etc.
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there like seems to be some sort of a glock culture or something. I don't get it. everywhere I look I see glocks. I'd understand if like we were talking about like availability or something but like in my region everybody swears up and down on a glock yo so like is this actually just the best gun out there. is there anything like it. why would anyone want to have to cock their gun in a self-defense situation? like how much more elite am I now that I just paid $100 more than my fellow glocktards? do other people also have these things too? why not? is it my brain? does only my brain know about the only number one smartest gun in the world? in my region, that is. why don't I see these in pawn shops?
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Give a balkanfag advice
So in my country (Croatia) the gun laws are trash as they are in most balkan countries. I have a holding and carry permit for my glock 26 gen 5, which i barely got (had to lie through my teeth and i somehow got it, the carry permit that is). But now im looking to get a new handgun. I want a 1911 but the only two i can get here are a taurus 1911 and a sig sauer texas edition 1911. The taurus is like 700$ which is an afordable price for me but the sig one is around 1700$ in my country. I cant really import or buy from other balkan countries since our laws suck. My question is, is a taurus 1911 as bad as 90% of taurus guns? Any kommandos have experience with taurus 1911's?
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Flying with a Firearm
Taking a trip next month and I plan on flying with a firearm. I read the TSA guidelines and purchased a small Pelican case. While doing some research, I’ve read a few horror stories of employees not knowing regulation to people not having their firearm make it to their destination.

>What has been your experience when flying with firearms?
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How do I buy an STG44?
I live in Balkan (Kosova to be more correct) and I wanted to buy an STG44 that I always wanted ever since I first saw it online.
I did some research and it seems that in America there are REPRODUCTION of this type of gun. I just wanted to ask if its possible to buy it from here and if yes then how?
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Kit rating
Hello, newfag here. I have recently put together a kit and would like you retards to rate/criticize it.

>Rifle is a G3 clone made by PTR industries, the PTR 91 GI 100 series
>Chestrig is a rhodesian repro for FAL/G3/M14 magazines, Fits 4 mags total and has attachment points on each side for canteen
>Jacket is a Finnish M62 surplus reversible, has a mediocre first aid kit in the front pocket.
>Pants are a Finnish M62 surplus reversible
>Messenger bag loaded with a poncho, 2-3 days meal(mostly cliff bar type stuff), a simple sleeping bag(no bedroll), and some additional things like some batteries, flashlight, additional first aid, etc etc.
>Around my neck is both an olive green mesh cloth and a shemagh.
>My sling is a mosin sling with paracord to attach it to the G3, functions as a two point sling(obviously)

Give your opinions.
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What are your favorite gun YouTube channels? I’m bored and want some shit to watch, Mishaco is my favorite right now
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what are some video games that can mimic military training and tactics while ammo is too expensive to shoot?
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please discuss hellenic warfare.
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What the fuck
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cafe alpha
What non firearm ranged weapon options are suitable for use at 100 yards or further? Lets say I want to at least be able to reliably hit an 8"-12" target for continued comfy target shooting no matter how apocalyptically bad things get on the ammo market.
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Malaysia to Formally Launch Fighter Lead In Trainer-Light Combat Aircraft (FLIT/LCA) Tender

>Malaysia has published the tender for the supply of eighteen Fighter Lead In Trainer-Light Combat Aircraft (FLIT/LCA) for the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) on June 22. Closing date for the tender is Sept. 22. The RMAF Capability Development Plan 2055 (CAP55), the service plans to procure 36 FLIT/LCA aircraft in two steps. The RMAF has asked the government for a budget for the acquisition of 18 aircraft in phase 1 through the submission of the new projects 2021 and another 18 aircraft in phase 2, under the 13th Malaysia Plan (RMK-13).

>For the Fighter Lead In Trainer-Light Combat Aircraft (FLIT/LCA) requirement, the types under consideration are the Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) FA-50 Fighting Eagle; the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Tejas; the Leonardo M-346; the Aero Vodochody L-39NG; the CAC L-15A/B; the CAC/PAC JF-17; the Saab Gripen; and the Yakovlev Yak-130. It is reported that the Leonardo M346 Master and the Yakolev YAK-130 Mitten have since been cut from the competition.

So which tiny fighter will be awarded for best tiny fighter? Apparently the front-runners are the FA-50 (best multi-role) and the JF-17 (best BVR) but that could be retards online. The Gripen should be the best-overall but the most expensive. The MiG-29 isn't completely out since Malaysia operated the Su-30MKM already. These will replace Malaysia's Hawk 108, 208 and MB-339s.
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Bubba’s Pissin Hot Handloads but I’m Bubba
There was no reloading thread and I didn’t want to put this in the milsurp general so here it is. I have at my disposal 8 .30-06 M2 AP projectiles. I do t have a .30-06 or a locked breech .308. I want to make some fun rounds and I think the best bet would be to load some hot as fuck 7.7 with the projectiles. From what I’ve read and heard a .308 bullet is big enough to stabilize in a .311 bore. And the Arisaka action is retardedly strong and over built. So I’m thinking black tip 7.7x58. Tell me why I’m retarded.
pic related, got these in a big bucket of .30-06 brass from a garage sale. The bullets are loaded into mixed headstamp unprimed brass. So the guy was making display rounds
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I’ve stuck with non free float rails for 10 years because I cannot for the fucking life of me figure out this MLOK Keymod bullshit I have tried like 8 different times and always give up before I feel too retarded.
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>tfw got the stamp for my OSS Helix 556 can after 6 months and 12 days of waiting for my Form 4 to clear
Can we get a silencer thread to celebrate? I still have two more in NFA jail that I'll probably get back around Christmas.
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Backpack General /bpg/ #8
Post packs. Day packs, Assault Packs, Rucksacks. All packs welcome.
A general thread for showing off your packs, questions on choosing a backpack, what to pack and what not to pack, sleep systems, and other related things.

Basic information on choosing a backpack, backpack fitting, what to pack, how to pack efficiently, and more

Comfy Edition
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What's your opinion on 458 SOCOM
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is milsurp a meme? the only reason id buy military surplus was if it was priced cheaper than some brand spankin new tool/item. some random fucking shovel, knife, or ammo tin from WW2/vietnam isn't a historic artifact, i'm not trying to pay 1000% markup on old items of no significance

is there any way to buy milsurp at a reasonable price? should i just stick to buying new consumer-grade items? i can't imagine i'd find any real milsurp at a good deal except maybe for some obscure estate sale or maybe a very very lucky find at a thrift shop.
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F-35 leads in Switzerland

Is there anything it can't do?
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/ak/ thread - AKchan edition
>Image Limit Reached
>Last Thread >>49706739

The edition where we talk about making our own anime about female military otaku who's a complete and total sperg
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Britbong firearms """expert""" reviews CSGO guns for talentless hackjob gaming journalist company.
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Do you think you could fend off 2-3 wolves with a good sword?
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Name a more /k/ game than ArmA
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Bunker and Fortified House
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What would be the ideal house for surviving something like nuclear war or collapse of society? I'm planning on buying a house in Minnesota with land, and building a large premier wall along with a small bunker. What would be the key elements to keep in mind? Without spending millions.
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Screenshot 2021-06-24 020852
trying to ID this ak variant from a really catchy hamas music video

so far i think valmet. can anyone narrow it down?
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My first gun. Cz75 p-01
I got this gun on gut instinct after reading about the intense testing it went thru to get nato approved.
Initially the guy at the gun shop didn't think he had one but I saw one hiding on the bottom shelf, asked for the price and immediately took it home (after paying and fbi check)
I like it because it is compact (for concealed carry) relatively light ( 28 oz with aluminum frame) all metal, and comfortable.
Ultimately I feel this is one of the best pistols out there. The other cz variants aren't as refined. I don't like glocks because they are plastic, straight up. Feel free to call me a hater. Other pistols don't match up to the reliability since this handgun has an average of 2000 MRBF
It shoots smooth, easy to release the slide with your thumb comfortably, and looks cool.
Pic related. The fanny pack I use is from a usa made Kelly falcon 4000 which I got from a pararescueman and it is the best pack I've ever used.
Cons: trigger reset is longer than most but negligible
Sights are apparently bad to a lot of people but I'm not a pussy so I just deal with it.
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Well K
What are some good weapons for home defense? I just have an AR-15 but am thinking on a shotgun? Any suggestions?
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/pbg/ - Pipe Bomb General

Pipe Bombs are legal if you get a tax stamp. What is the best powder to use?
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Bo Staff for Striking
Am I doing something wrong? I just want a 6' staff that I can practice hitting shit with instead of just spinning and and doing gymnastic tricks.

I bought a bamboo one and that one cracked within 2 weeks when I struck some grass. I ordered a thicker red oak one and warmed it up on the grass, then struck the my punching bag 3x and then it just fucking shatters. I went back and tried the bamboo on the bag and it lasted like 10 strikes before cracking again, probably because it's more flexible.

Am I buying shitty bo staffs, or should I be looking got something else? I seriously just want a 6' stick I can whack a bag with without worrying about wasting my money.
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out of stock
Are manufacturers starting to catch up at all? It seems like damn near everything is still out of stock... Ammo is slowly catching up but the firearms themselves are still nonexistent
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Dissecting retarded self-defense "weapons"
I find the cat keychain the most interesting. The loops look uncomfortably large to hold, for one. The spikes are at way too wide an angle, forming more of a triangle and massively increasing surface area. Compounded with woman strength and the already short length, they'd be about impossible to reach a vital organ with. And how would you comfortably carry this in a way where you could quickly get it seated in your palm?
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Russian military publishes details of border incident at Crimean Cape Fiolent

At 11:52 a.m. the British destroyer Defender crossed the Russian border and entered the territorial sea at Cape Fiolent for 3 km. He was warned about the use of weapons in the event of a border violation, but did not react.

At 12.06 and 12.08 a Russian border patrol ship carried out warning fire.

At 12:19 pm, the Russian Su-24M aircraft performed precautionary bombing (4 OFAB-250) along the course of the British destroyer.

At 12.23 the Defender left the Russian waters.
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Last thread >>49520296 is full, here’s a new one

Forces of the unknown have caused our world to merge/combine with a typical (or not-so-typical) fantasy world. Old world governments have managed to hold on to major urban and suburban areas, but rural areas range from fragile peace to complete chaos. People and towns from either side suddenly find themselves in a new realm, and portals going between both worlds are scattered throughout the lands.

The old worlds are gone, and two new worlds are in their place. Our side of a SHTF hellhole, and the other side of a untouched land of endless fantastical possibility. Be a STALKER, adventurer, hero, or bandit. The new world is yours.
This is fan/k/sia, and you're here forever.

Send a message to [email protected] if you want to have your story archived

>inb4 "No Fun Allowed"
-You don't have to browse this thread
-Whining about the thread won't stop the people posting shit on it from posting shit
-Merry Christmas :)

>The fucking sticky
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MK318 MOD 1
Is "Lead free" bad? I can't find any other defensive ammo other than OTM
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Royal Air Force deployed F-35Bs for the first time against ISIS
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I just got done reading this book and it seems interesting how former Navy Seals and many other special forces had little tactical knowledge or basic concepts about what it takes to win a war outside of basically shooting a gun. Black Water literally resorted to outsourcing to people who literally had no experience instead, so it kind of makes me wonder what good a former special forces warrior is if all he knows how to do is hold a gun and follow orders?
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Reminder that glowniggers and local pigs are literally inventing builds out of spare parts and fudd rods to scare normies into believing in an "assault weapons" ban

Exhibit A:
>.22 Ruger Assault Weapon
Some mystery meat nonfunctional build with TWO foregrips and zombiekiller stickers
>7.62 Norinco Assault Rifle
Faggot pig desecrated an SKS with a polymer stock and vertical foregrip kek
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Boxer thread
>killed more of their fellow countrymen than westerners
>tried to burn out the British at the siege of Peking, only managed to burn down a priceless library filled with ancient Chinese scrolls and artifacts
>get btfo in almost every engagement because a good calisthenic routine does not beat mobile artillery and rifle fire
>empress gives so many contradictory orders and messages that her generals have no idea what to do
>cause the Chinese monarchy to die and ushers in a warlord period and jap invasion.
What the fuck was the actual plan here?
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Just a reminder
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I bought a 8mm revolver what am i in for ?
So i bought a 8mm revolver, what am i in for ? Do i need a custom holster ? Its hamerless so should i pocket carry it ? Is 8mm lebel a valid defense round ?
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SKS vs Garand
Which is the better combat rifle? I’m going with SKS
>intermediate cartridge
>10 rounds
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How are people able to openly critisize government intelligence organizations without being suicided?
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Designing Firearms?
Wanting to get into recreational firearms design and manufacturing, what's the best place to start? I've checked out people on YT like AK Custom, ECCO Machine, and some others but I'd really like some books or people to see that teach how firearms work in depth? Anyone can look at a gun and say how it works, but I mean really detailed things like dealing with heat treatment, headspace, what materials to use, the more technical side of things. It's easy to nigger rig a .22 pipe pistol but I'd like to do more sophisticated things, just without blowing my hands off. Any resources you have for me or things I should try? Professor Parabellum is already on my pc.
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>fell for the carry optic meme
On paper the holosun circle dot sounds cool but in reality its wickity wack retarded, I also need glasses or contacts lenses because my eyes are fucked up from gaming and without them the reticle is fuzzy.
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What's the dumbest thing you've ever done with guns before?
>be 11
>family takes me to museum in city over
>enjoy it, it's pretty neat
>go to gun exhibit
>fuck yea
>mainly guns brought back from nam and WW2
>notice case is slightly open for one
>pull out M1 carbine
>fiddle around with it
>its kinda heavy so i hold it by the sling
>pull the trigger to see if its loaded
>slide the bitch back into the case
>walk off like nothing happend
To this day i'm surprised i didn't blow off my head.
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WE DID IT BOYS #200!!!!!
remember the gents we lost along the way:
RIP In Peace owlbro
RIP Rhode scar
RIP Anon's dog
RIP all the others we never got to know
We finally made it. Celebrate the wins:
Many kits were built
Many gains were made
t48anon puttin' together the pieces
SnowFal and his GF
L1A1 guy becoming a dad
and many more...
A battle rifle is typically defined as a post ww2 box-mag-fed semi or select fire long gun in a full rifle caliber.
FAL, SCAR, G3, PTR, GALIL, L1A1, FN49, SVT40, M76, M77, 308 vepr, PSL, Dragunov, AR10>M1A>Keltec>anything else
Last thread: >>49677386
Galilfag Pastebin(soon to be updated):
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The samuri
There are people here who seriously think that the samuri warrior elite of feudal japan would have been even remotely capable of successfully fighting european armies.
How will a little asian with a smaller frame and weaker, uninmpressive body, bamboow and wood armor, flimsy sword, fight against a man who was trained at arms since birth, of much more imposing size and greater strenght, clad in plate armour?.
Let's be honest, there is a reason why they only killed each other, because they were outmatched everywhere else in the world.

Look at this pic, the guy has no shoes, all it takes for a knight to best the jap is step on his feet with armoured sabatons and the chinaman is out of the fight with every footbone shattered.

Inb4 bows: yeah armour is supposed to be crossbow proof im sure your feathery arrows will be effective, Mayaososhij
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Why does the firearms "community" have such a noticeable autism to it?
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>"I think it is well also for the man in the street to realise that there is no power on earth that can protect him from being nuked. Whatever people may tell him, the warhead will always get through. The only defence is in offence, which means that you have to kill more women and children more quickly than the enemy if you want to save yourselves..."

Would such a statement be accurate? Is it far more easier to deliver a nuclear payload than defend agaisnt it, thus the only proper response is to be able to nuke more of them than get nuked yourself?
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>holster/belt/gear maker gives discounts for active/retired LE/mil
>straight up asks the question on the product page
>hit yes despite having never been either of those
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Would (you) and your country buy one?
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Logistics thread
Starting with the LWPS lightweight water purification system. A staple of the marine expeditionary unit, it allows a force to purify water from any source, including from ocean water through the desalinization process.
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Primitive Weaponry
Hi /k/, lately I have been very interested in primitive technology, and in particular primitive weaponry. I have been trying to make primitive knives, hammers, spears, etc (see pic related) but cannot for the life of me figure out how to make a primitive bow. Is it based more on the bendibility (not sure if that’s a word) of the wood, or the elasticity of the cordage?
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What's the deal with these?
Why do they seem less healthy than even WW2 rations?
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hello /k/, i am creating a game set in the year 2031, what weapons would exist during that time, what are some weapon ideas that are futuristic yet realistic?
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Will power armor ever be a thing?
Will power armor be a game changer for infrantry? I'm not talking about mechs but soldiers with armor that makes them almost like a tank. If anything they would probably be a armor support kinda unit or something like that. Or do you think they be like something from warhammer or fallout?
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