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phazedplasma
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(03-12-2017, 08:31 PM)
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This home defense thread is going to give me an aneurysm.
Chorazin
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(03-13-2017, 04:17 PM)
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Originally Posted by phazedplasma

This home defense thread is going to give me an aneurysm.

Yeeeeeah I started typing something up and then just said fuck this and closed the tab. Not worth it.

They need to realize that gun ownership was and should still be a core liberal tenant. :/
Havoc2049
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(03-13-2017, 05:45 PM)
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Originally Posted by Chorazin

Yeeeeeah I started typing something up and then just said fuck this and closed the tab. Not worth it.

They need to realize that gun ownership was and should still be a core liberal tenant. :/

That ship sailed many moons ago and it's never coming back to port.
appaws
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(03-13-2017, 10:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by phazedplasma

This home defense thread is going to give me an aneurysm.

Originally Posted by Chorazin

Yeeeeeah I started typing something up and then just said fuck this and closed the tab. Not worth it.

They need to realize that gun ownership was and should still be a core liberal tenant. :/

Originally Posted by Havoc2049

That ship sailed many moons ago and it's never coming back to port.

Yeah, I used to wade deep into those. But it just isn't worth posting anything in GAF OT if you disagree with the majority.
pluginbaby121
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(03-14-2017, 06:52 AM)
Picked up a Glock 43 today and went to the range and was going good until my last few and a round jammed in the barrel. Was eventually able to get it out but didn't shoot it again. I'm a little pissed since I've never had an issue with the ammo, Federal Aluminum, in my 17 or 19.
M1nion
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(03-14-2017, 03:59 PM)
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^

What was the gain count for those rounds?
phazedplasma
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(03-14-2017, 04:01 PM)
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also were you using any +2 mag extenders? If you just get the new base plates the stock springs arent strong enough.
pluginbaby121
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(03-14-2017, 04:30 PM)
115 gr and just the standard glock mags
M1nion
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(03-14-2017, 08:35 PM)
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That's just odd. Maybe the extantor?
Piggus
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(03-16-2017, 06:36 PM)
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Was it the case that got stuck or the actual bullet? If it was the bullet, then it was probably just a squib round that maybe didn't get a powder charge (the primer has enough energy to force the bullet into the barrel).
pluginbaby121
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(03-16-2017, 06:41 PM)

Originally Posted by Piggus

Was it the case that got stuck or the actual bullet? If it was the bullet, then it was probably just a squib round that maybe didn't get a powder charge (the primer has enough energy to force the bullet into the barrel).

It was the actual bullet. Had to get it out with a brass rod
Piggus
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(03-18-2017, 01:04 AM)
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Yeah that's almost definitely ammo-related then and not related to the gun itself. At least you caught it before firing another round!
SpecX
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(03-20-2017, 12:57 AM)
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This thread and a friend finally convinced me to go to a shop yesterday and take the test for California. Passed first try with only 1 question missed, messed up on the age requirement for long rifles, but good to go.

Held a few handguns and really like the feel of the Glock 35. I know it's more of a competition gun, but it felt comfortable in my hands, easy to operate, and was priced good at a discount. I want to go to a range and try it, but might go buy something in a week or 2.

Definitely taking the classes they offer and looking at safes so everything is as safe as I can make it in our household. Any recommendations for safes? The shop said stay away from biometric models due to reliability.
Used-ID
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(03-20-2017, 04:38 AM)
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First off, congrats.
Second, you're off to a good start. You seem to be doing everything 'right'. Though I'd like to offer up some advice: keep trying out how pistols feel in your hand. Nothing wrong with your choice, but I'd hate for you to find something that fits your hand better right after you bought one.

Now I have a question for everyone:

I have a Kel-Tec KSG shotgun that I keep ready for home defense. The cheek rest keeps trying to rust on me. I know that living near the Texas gulf coast makes rust an inevitability, so it may be a listing battle but... Anyone know of a good product that'll protect metal from rusting? I want to have the firearm ready at all times, but also don't want it to rust away.
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(03-20-2017, 05:27 AM)
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Originally Posted by Used-ID

...

Now I have a question for everyone:

I have a Kel-Tec KSG shotgun that I keep ready for home defense. The cheek rest keeps trying to rust on me. I know that living near the Texas gulf coast makes rust an inevitability, so it may be a listing battle but... Anyone know of a good product that'll protect metal from rusting? I want to have the firearm ready at all times, but also don't want it to rust away.

CLP, 3-in-1 oil, WD-40, silicon spray lubricant, furniture wax.
kame-sennin
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(03-20-2017, 06:43 AM)
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What is this gun??

Used-ID
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(03-20-2017, 08:09 AM)
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[QUOTE=kame-sennin;232401593]What is this gun??

I don't know, but it looks like it uses 5.56/.223 ammunition from the size of the magazine.

It looks like an old design, or something from an Eastern European maker - I'm guessing from the look of the charging handle.

Oooo and it ejects from the left side too, that could make it easier to hunt down as well.
kame-sennin
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(03-20-2017, 08:16 AM)
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Originally Posted by Used-ID

I don't know, but it looks like it uses 5.56/.223 ammunition from the size of the magazine.

It looks like an old design, or something from an Eastern European maker - I'm guessing from the look of the charging handle.

Oooo and it ejects from the left side too, that could make it easier to hunt down as well.

I saw it on the silencer co website. It almost looks like a galil upper on a scar lower.
despire
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(03-20-2017, 08:27 AM)
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Looked like a FAL so I figured it would be from FN.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FN_FNC

The FN FNC (French: Fabrique Nationale Carabine) is a 5.56×45mm NATO assault rifle developed by the Belgian arms manufacturer FN Herstal and introduced in the late 1970s.

The rifle was developed between 1975–1977 for NATO standardization trials.[1] The rifle’s design is based on the FNC 76 prototype, which itself originated from the commercially unsuccessful FN CAL rifle.[1] This prototype was soon withdrawn from the NATO competition after performing poorly due to its rushed development. Later trials for the Swedish Armed Forces held between 1981–1982 using updated prototypes proved the utility and efficiency of the design, impressing both the Swedish military and Belgian Army staff back at home.[1] The FNC was finally adopted by the Belgian Armed Forces in 1989, as a service-wide replacement for the 7.62×51mm NATO FN FAL, after having been issued in small numbers to airborne infantry units for several years.[1]

Indonesia purchased approximately 10,000 rifles in 1982 for its air force, and later acquired a license to manufacture these rifles for all branches of the armed forces.[1] These are built by the Indonesian firm PT Pindad as the Pindad SS1 and Pindad SS2. A version of the FNC adapted for arctic conditions was adopted in 1986 as the standard service rifle of the Swedish Armed Forces (with the designation Ak 5) and is used in relatively small numbers by a number of other armies and police organizations.


Looks the same to me.
kame-sennin
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(03-20-2017, 09:18 AM)
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Detective Gaf never fails!

Thanks.
SpecX
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(03-20-2017, 03:29 PM)
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Originally Posted by Used-ID

First off, congrats.
Second, you're off to a good start. You seem to be doing everything 'right'. Though I'd like to offer up some advice: keep trying out how pistols feel in your hand. Nothing wrong with your choice, but I'd hate for you to find something that fits your hand better right after you bought one.

Definitely, I tried out a Springfield 1911 and it felt like a beast it my hands. Very solid build and heavy compared to the Glock, but the price was double the Glock 35. Friend ended up getting a Sig P2022, but has to wait for it to come in. Once it arrives, I plan to go back in with him and by then I should have my mind set on what I want.
Reven
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(03-20-2017, 05:48 PM)
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It's Al Pacino's gun from Heat, lol. They're awesome to shoot.
Phobophile
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(03-20-2017, 06:55 PM)
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I'm looking to buy a 12 ga semi auto shotgun for trap/skeet shooting and eventually duck hunting down the line. $600 max. MSRP new is my budget. I'm open to buying used.

A coworker got a Weatherby SA-08 and seems to like it. I've also gotten recommendations for Mossbergs and Berettas, no specific model mentioned.

Any recommendations? I'll be checking out some guns after work at Gander Mountain, but I have no timeline.

Edit: I checked out a Stoeger M3500 and thought it was chintzy and a Beretta A300, which was nicer but cost more than I'd like and I didn't much care for the brass dot sight.
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Realplumpbox85
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(03-20-2017, 08:33 PM)
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I am looking into purchasing a new firearm by this summer. I own a 10/22, AR-15, and a M&P Shield 9mm currently. I was debating on a .357 revolver around $700 or an AK around the same price. My local shop has Century Arms AK's but have been told they can be hit or miss. For a revolver was looking at ether a S&W or possibly a Ruger. I have shot all mentioned and enjoy them all but they where rentals . Any advise/ opinions would be great.
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lostsupper
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(03-21-2017, 01:48 AM)
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Originally Posted by Realplumpbox85

I am looking into purchasing a new firearm by this summer. I own a 100/22, AR-15, and a M&P Shield 9mm currently. I was debating on a .357 revolver around $700 or an AK around the same price. My local shop has Century Arms AK's but have been told they can be hit or miss. For a revolver was looking at ether a S&W or possibly a Ruger. I have shot all mentioned and enjoy them all but they where rentals . Any advise/ opinions would be great.

Ruger GP100 is a hell of a revolver. Built like a tank, extremely reliable springs and mechanism, accurate, comfortable. And you can save money by shooting .38 at the range.
Piggus
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(03-21-2017, 07:17 PM)
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There's a new-condition PSG-1 up for auction at James D. Julia. As a huge MGS fan, I would love to own one someday. Unfortunately they're.... pricey.

http://jamesdjulia.com/item/1678-396/


Ian from Forgotten Weapons did a video on it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBYfbtoSHxo
despire
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(03-23-2017, 08:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by kame-sennin

Detective Gaf never fails!

Thanks.

Came across this today in YT:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JorIZjLcYE8
Rex Griswold
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Originally Posted by Realplumpbox85

I am looking into purchasing a new firearm by this summer. I own a 10/22, AR-15, and a M&P Shield 9mm currently. I was debating on a .357 revolver around $700 or an AK around the same price. My local shop has Century Arms AK's but have been told they can be hit or miss. For a revolver was looking at ether a S&W or possibly a Ruger. I have shot all mentioned and enjoy them all but they where rentals . Any advise/ opinions would be great.

If you can find one in good shape for a good price, I would highly, highly suggest a pinned and recessed Smith and Wesson Model 19. Anything from the 70s or 60s is a wonderful gun. Mine is a 19-3 from the early 70s and the trigger is truly outstanding. Firing .357 from that feels kinda like 9mm.

You'll have to look used since they haven't been made for some time and the ones with the desirable features are older ones anyway.

I've got a GP100 for home defense too and I like it quite a bit. It's a mean looking revolver that definitely looks and feels the part in hand. It's not as smooth a shooter as the Model 19 I have, but it's certainly not bad. You can also change up the sights and work on it with a larger aftermarket compared to the 19.

I would suggest either of those over a Century AK, though I might be biased because I loathe the feeling of seeing what looks like a beautiful milsurp rifle or pistol and then finding all the markings scrubbed off and a big ugly CAI dot peened on the receiver.

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