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Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 12-08-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,679
Posted By Scorpion
If you get the Colt, you will not need to ream...

If you get the Colt, you will not need to ream the chamber; all Colt ARs are chambered for 5.56.

Get the Colt.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-07-2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By Scorpion
AK: Simple, robust design. I'm not a fan of the...

AK: Simple, robust design. I'm not a fan of the sighting system, nor of the AKM stock; when I shoot, I prefer to get a good cheek weld so that I can look through the sights. The rifle's ergonomics...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 12-05-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By Scorpion
SSGN - already been through that, his BCG (and...

SSGN - already been through that, his BCG (and lower) fired on another rifle. On a video he posted, it will fire once, pick up the next round, and then not fire. There will be a primer indentation,...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 12-03-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,196
Posted By Scorpion
I figured as much, and I'm almost certain that...

I figured as much, and I'm almost certain that the buffer currently in yours is a regular carbine buffer.

It can be a little complicated to get a 20" barreled upper working with a carbine lower....
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 12-02-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,996
Posted By Scorpion
You can build one to your specs for less, but...

You can build one to your specs for less, but better? Quantify better.
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 12-02-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,655
Posted By Scorpion
Carrying at least one reload is worth it, if only...

Carrying at least one reload is worth it, if only for the fact that you might have to remedy a malfunction.

As noted earlier, bad guys often travel in groups. Better to have more than enough to...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 12-02-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 963
Views: 78,702
Posted By Scorpion
Smith & Wesson M&P9 FS, 1-3 reloads Smith &...

Smith & Wesson M&P9 FS, 1-3 reloads
Smith & Wesson 442 .38 Special +P, two reloads
On occasion, an AR in the trunk.
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 12-02-2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,196
Posted By Scorpion
What kind of stock did you have on the rifle at...

What kind of stock did you have on the rifle at first?

It is now established that it most likely isn't your BCG causing the issue. I'm thinking you just need to put a full rifle stock (or an A5...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 12-02-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By Scorpion
RPKs use 1.5mm thick stamped steel receivers, and...

RPKs use 1.5mm thick stamped steel receivers, and are the most durable. Some Chinese and Yugoslavian rifles also use these receivers.
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 12-01-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,196
Posted By Scorpion
So you have primer indentations, but it isn't...

So you have primer indentations, but it isn't firing.

What kind of ammo are you shooting?

Try a different bolt carrier group or try another firing pin in that bolt group.

Try a different...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 12-01-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,996
Posted By Scorpion
Considering it's so close in price (currently)...

Considering it's so close in price (currently) with other brands, why not get the Colt? You won't be disappointed.
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 11-30-2012, 03:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,447
Posted By Scorpion
A lot has been covered here, but keep this in...

A lot has been covered here, but keep this in mind: there are far more ammo choices for the AR than there is for the AK, and many 5.56 choices are far more effective than a lot of the 7.62 Soviet...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 11-30-2012, 02:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,122
Posted By Scorpion
Whichever rifle you are most proficient with.

Whichever rifle you are most proficient with.
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 11-30-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,196
Posted By Scorpion
How did he fix the issue? Your lower...

How did he fix the issue?

Your lower receiver assembly is good.

Go test the rifle first to be sure. Make sure you have plenty of lubricant on the bolt carrier group.

EDIT: I just noticed you...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 11-27-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,196
Posted By Scorpion
What you have here is a failure to fire...

What you have here is a failure to fire malfunction.

Is there an indentation on the primer?

Is the lower receiver factory assembled? Look inside it. Are the hammer spring legs on TOP of the...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 11-25-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,901
Posted By Scorpion
Anywhere that has a metal detector or other...

Anywhere that has a metal detector or other invasive procedures meant for detection of weapons (pat-downs, etc.).

Anywhere else... concealed means exactly that, concealed. What they don't know...
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