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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 http://amagicalplace.wikia.com/wiki/Sticky to get acquainted with the board's subject matter.

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/k/ is a board devoted to weapons and military equipment.

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

Do not post threads about gun control. They belong on /pol/.

Troll threads will be deleted, and those posting troll posts will be banned.

AK General /akg/
Religious Iconography Edition
>Thread #222

Old thread here >>33111508
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that too
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Is this legit?
>2013 AKSU slings?
Nice big wasr
But its not.
Y-yes it is, it looks quite nice

The Murder/k/ube has decided to award your devotion with one WW2-era tank of your choosing. What would you choose?

>pic related, my choice
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In actual operation, yes, it was. The 17 pounder's best ammunition, the SVDS round, was extremely inaccurate inside normal combat range, being nearly useless over 500 yards. The M93 HVAP was as accurate as the rest of the 76mm's range of ammo, which is to say extremely. All the other rounds available to both guns were sufficient for their tasks and gave comparable penetration. Further, the 17 shared the 76mm's deficiencies in terms of HE performance.

Since we're talking about the M4A3, which is what most people think of when they think Easy Eight, I should also point out that the Ford GAA was superior to the Chrysler A57 found in the Sherman VC. I don't know if the Firefly ever received HVSS suspension (which incidentally is the Easy Eight upgrade. 76mm Shermans were beneficiaries of the Easy Six upgrade, so Easy Eight is a bit of a misnomer), but if not, that would be another point in the A3's favor.

And most damning of all, the QF 17 was just too big for the original Sherman turret. The US experimented with 76mm guns in small hatch Shermans and found them unsatisfactory. The guns completely fucked up the ergonomics and drastically decreased the turret crew's effectiveness. This is why 76mm guns were almost never installed independent of the larger T23 turret. The 76mm was a much smaller gun than the QF 17, so it stands to reason that the problem would be greatly exacerbated for the Firefly, and a US evaluation bore that out, deeming it the least desireable Sherman variant. It only gets its reputation because the British brought Fireflys to Normandy, whereas the US left the 76s behind for various reasons, most of them logistical in nature.

TL;DR It did nothing better than the 76mm, and did at least two things worse.
Well, at least you're being realistic.

I think the T-34 gets a bad rap though. And that's coming from somebody who's shit on it more than once. There's a fundamentally good design in there, and even in practice some aspects of the T-34 were truly excellent.

Just a shame about the transmission, egress points, and shit tier Soviet manufacturing.
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Preferably a MK. 3 or 7, but any would be nice.
yeah, but they were called satans
they way you write out easy [number] really irritates me

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Well /k/ I may have just royally fucked up. I was fucking around and removed the crossbolt nut on my 91/30. I looked on some gun forums and apparently I probably shouldn't have done that because it could crack the stock. My question is how do I know if its back on tight enough?
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come on, I can't be the only one to have done this ever right...right?
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if the stock cracks it's not the end of the world. If it doesn't, well you're good. I'm sure there are other surplus nugget stocks out there just waiting for a new home.

Here I even found some:
yea but it's my first gun and I kinda like the pre war stock
Well take it off now, buy a wartime or postwar stock and use that. Or buy one of those synthetic stocks and use it when you want to shoot.

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I'm just waiting for another vidya industry crash at this point. The whole industry needs to be rebuilt from the ground up.
WTB SKS mod for F4
They went to a new animation software and for some reason did not get rights to include it in the mod tools. I can understand why it wasn't there from a legal stand point what I don't understand is why they didn't just make sure they could before signing or using one that they could.
Already on the nexus.
Can't find an SKS mod.

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Homemade Gun thread.
> inb4 ATF faggots
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So, what you're saying is, repairing a legal broken receiver of a gun that is fully automatic, makes it illegal despite documentation that shows it was legal before the repairs? I doubt that.

no i'm saying what he's doing is very clearly 100% legal it doesn't matter if it was a full auto gun made in 2016, so long as it's repaired in a way that is clearly semi-only and not easily converted, ie switching out bolts, something screwed in, etc.
Oh. Yeah that works too.
actually a pretty clever way of firing it from a distance

This was once an image board
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ok into 2014
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Alright /k/ the night has come, some dudes just broke into your house but they have no idea that you have been wishing this for years. Here's how it goes.

>you dawn whatever operator gear or sexy lingerie you have
>you have had the drop on them for years so you take your sweet ass time
>you have a full-house surround sound system ready to go
>you close all of your hidden blast doors so there is no way out
>burglars are trapped
>you start the smoke machine
>you start the strobe lights
>you turn on your music at full volume
>you get sadistic
>you go and have a fun fight

What song is playing while you have this clearly one sided battle?

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*tips over 55gal drums of home defense bleach and ammonia*


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Who is the best operator in fiction?
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I scored 114 out of 120 on table 3 in MCT, can I be an operator too?
"I'm not telling you sheet"
>you are: a fucking fairy
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jesus fuck, you gave me flashbacks of playing this in middle school thinking it was the best thing ever
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I'll go with Punisher (MAX) as well. The Slavers arc is probably my favorite punisher story.
Dude... This shit takes me back.

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Come chat: https://discord.gg/nNNJu

Nice weather out. Anyone getting some trigger time in?
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If in Ontario you don't need to have a range membership.

If not in Ontario, get membership proof, go to store, buy gun, store starts the transfer, store calls you once transfer is complete, pick gun from store. You have to wait until the RCMP sends you the registration form before you can go to the range with it. If you are one to say "Fuck the police" just go to the range with your gun and don't get stopped along the way.
kids smaller than that in the orient/africa use them all the time
Is it true that you can take restricted guns anywhere in Canada, and if a cop asks you about them just say you're going to "x range in the direction I'm heading", or "heading back from x range"?
for transporting them that excuse works, but presumably your intention is to shoot them anywhere you want? have fun with that.
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Going for my interview with a military career counsellor this week. What should I expect?

I've already read the preparation guide by the government, but do they try to pull any fast ones on you with stuff not mentioned in the guide?

Disregarding small conflicts with native Americans, because they're still Americans.

Has America ever won a war purely by themselves? Without the involvement of anyone else.
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sounds like we won it with BRAINPOWER
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>win every engagement
>have a 10 to 1 k/d
>bully chinkshits into negotiating peace treaty
>peace treaty negotiated
>"America as part of this peace treaty you have to leave"
>We leave
>as we're leaving chinkshits tear up peace treaty
>they bumrush Saigon
>"chinkshits, we had a peace treaty, stop raping all of South Vietnam"
>"FUCKA U AMERICAN PIGDOG" *shoots civilians*
>This is somehow a loss
We didn't though. They objectively lost and then when liberals back home pitched a fit we packed up, left, and then the South Vietnamese got genocided
>i can't take it anymore
>Without the involvement of anyone else.
I mean what the fuck does this mean? The fact the multiple times in history the U.S. has been basically begged to get into wars for the sake of whoever else is BECAUSE THE AMERICANS ARE THE SUPPORT!!!! We're the ones who help the others out when they're like boohoo can't do X on my own. We show up and and who ever we show up for wins period and done.

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11,512 Americans polled across the country, 2/3rds believe that the United States will be in a major war during Trumps first term as president.

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It's a growing number, but a small number. Even if they tried anything against the state, they'd be put down immediately. Don't get me wrong, I ain't no boot licker. But a leftist revolution against the government? Even if it were feasible, I don't want a Bolshevik takeover.

Eventually one of them will fuck with some militia group or right-winger(s) with a CCW and get put down by non-state actors real fucking quick.
Bout to shit on you but then read the file name.

10/10 love you anon.
I want to cum on Mari's glasses and face
Oh I wasn't accusing you of being a bootlicker. I just see this growing tide of antifa and feel they might try some shit. I think they'll get put down but if their numbers are great enough it won't be as easy as we think.
You say that, but I dunno



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Can we get a Revolver thread here? Show me what you got/want.
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get both
Not him but the new ones are TINY. I got to hold one at a store and they didn't feel like grips at all, they were like half the size of what they should be.

Nevermind using them to shoot even 9mm, forget .44 magnum.

As far as I'm concerned the grips on the S&W 29-10 classic is an automatic out of the box replacement.
So my tax return is coming... LCR or SP100?

Either would be in .38
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Berkowitz used a Bulldog in .44 Special.
They literally called him the .44 Caliber Killer.
DEA plz go
Inb4 gorillaz

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Bleating And Gentle Caresses Edition

Old; >>33117323
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Gonna need some sauce on that
That's what I was afraid of
Why do you even want a piston, all of its selling points are memes

like if you want a piston and .30 cal, get an AK
Gas in the face with a can, even with a gasbuster, it's a thing
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Because A1 grip is best grip.

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