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Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion Yesterday, 06:00 AM
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Posted By kbd512
Is it common sense not to pull the trigger if...

Is it common sense not to pull the trigger if your sights are not on a target you intend to shoot? Have you ever seen one of these "unsafe" pistols go off without someone pulling the trigger?
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Firearms Forum: History 07-29-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,534
Posted By kbd512
TPTB were concerned about soldiers wasting...

TPTB were concerned about soldiers wasting ammunition or losing magazines, as dumb as that sounds, and thus the en-bloc clip.

The M-14 had problems of its own.

The gas piston, gas cylinder,...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 07-29-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 250
Posted By kbd512
Icallshotgun, If you don't have a license...

Icallshotgun,

If you don't have a license then there are no frequencies that that radio operates on which are legal for you to transmit over. The radios are NOT type certified for use on the FRS,...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 07-28-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 794
Posted By kbd512
There's absolutely nothing wrong with Yugoslavian...

There's absolutely nothing wrong with Yugoslavian or Romanian or Bulgarian AK's, all of which are still being imported. How pretty something looks doesn't affect how well it functions.

I have a...
Firearms Forum: History 07-28-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,534
Posted By kbd512
The Garand wasn't as good as the FG-42 for...

The Garand wasn't as good as the FG-42 for reasons already posted. The number produced doesn't determine whether or not the features of one weapon are comparable to another. It was basically a...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 07-28-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 794
Posted By kbd512
Here's what it boils down to. We already...

Here's what it boils down to.

We already have all the technology and components necessary to build AK's, magazines, and ammunition here in America. Perhaps not the exact same manufacturing...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 07-28-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 794
Posted By kbd512
Not really. This is all about two communist...

Not really. This is all about two communist wannabes having a pissing contest about who can invade which countries.

Obama is telling Putin that he can't invade his neighbors without cause. Putin...
Firearms Forum: History 07-28-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,534
Posted By kbd512
The StG-44 was manufactured from September of...

The StG-44 was manufactured from September of 1943 to May of 1945 under various designators. The forerunners of the design were in use before 1943.

The FG-42 was in service from 1942 until the...
Firearms Forum: History 07-28-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,534
Posted By kbd512
Loc, The loading of the en-bloc clip was no...

Loc,

The loading of the en-bloc clip was no more an issue than loading rimmed cartridges into a magazine from a stripper clip. If the cartridges were correctly seated, then they would load and...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 07-28-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 250
Posted By kbd512
Icallshotgun, It won't take years to...

Icallshotgun,

It won't take years to understand the basics, but this is a prime example of where working knowledge of a radio would help.

Regarding your Receive-Continuous Tode Coded Squelch...
Firearms Forum: History 07-28-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,534
Posted By kbd512
Who told you that you couldn't feed loose...

Who told you that you couldn't feed loose cartridges into an en-bloc clip?
Firearms Forum: History 07-28-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 143
Posted By kbd512
Almost forgot the M1897 shotguns. The Germans...

Almost forgot the M1897 shotguns. The Germans were big fans.

The M79 and M203 grenade launchers are fairly well known at this point, too.
Firearms Forum: History 07-28-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 143
Posted By kbd512
How about the following: Colt Single Action...

How about the following:

Colt Single Action Army revolver - Seriously? How did this one get missed?
Springfield Armory M1903 rifle - I promise you the Germans and Japanese remember this one...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 07-28-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 250
Posted By kbd512
Well, you start with reading the manual. If the...

Well, you start with reading the manual. If the manual is not clear, then it is because it was poorly written or you don't understand the concepts behind how the radio operates.



Manual. ...
Firearms Forum: Cleaning and Maintenance 07-27-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 81
Posted By kbd512
IIRC, Glock slides and barrels are ferritic...

IIRC, Glock slides and barrels are ferritic nitrocarburized. Just because the decorative finish has been rubbed off the gun from holstering/unholstering, drops, etc, doesn't mean the protective...
Firearms Forum: Cleaning and Maintenance 07-27-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 81
Posted By kbd512
Why? The Glock is utility tool meant for...

Why?

The Glock is utility tool meant for hard use. If it's damaged beyond repair, you get a new one.

A Glock is not a collector's item. It's value is in its ability to put lead down range...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 07-27-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 111
Posted By kbd512
I have a LaserMax guide rod type laser in my...

I have a LaserMax guide rod type laser in my Glock 17.

The unit is boresighted from the factory and it's accurate to within a couple of inches of your point of aim.

If you over-lubricate the...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 07-27-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 250
Posted By kbd512
icallshotgun, You can go to...

icallshotgun,

You can go to http://www.arrl.org.

To understand radios, you start by making one. The simplest AM and FM radios have just a handful of components, but the act of building one...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 07-25-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 419
Posted By kbd512
That's odd because you asked a question you...

That's odd because you asked a question you already knew the answer to. You stated that 30 round magazines were banned in your state. If what you posted was truthful, then you could only be located...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 07-25-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 419
Posted By kbd512
That, or he and his fellow Californians need to...

That, or he and his fellow Californians need to petition the government to have the laws that he doesn't agree with repealed and elect politicians who do not believe that the government needs to...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 07-25-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 419
Posted By kbd512
Although I am not a lawyer and I am not providing...

Although I am not a lawyer and I am not providing legal advice, I do read California laws that pertain to possession and ownership of weapons and this is an area of interest for me.

If you are a...
Firearms Forum: Sponsor Display 07-25-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 53
Posted By kbd512
Your work is multiple kinds of awesome.

Your work is multiple kinds of awesome.
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 07-25-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 1,101
Posted By kbd512
I realize that this is different for everyone,...

I realize that this is different for everyone, but to me it's a personal responsibility.

I don't carry a gun for myself, my conscience, or god.

I'm relatively sure that omnipotence makes...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 07-25-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 794
Posted By kbd512
Close, Tack. I was listening to Public Enemy...

Close, Tack.

I was listening to Public Enemy at the time I wrote the post.

:D
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 07-25-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 197
Posted By kbd512
Jim Fuller of Rifle Dynamics has his crew at work...

Jim Fuller of Rifle Dynamics has his crew at work on manufacture of the trunnions (production of the drawings or CAD files for the parts and software to run a CNC mill to machine the part with). ...
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