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KingCracker    1,501

no idea if we do - what do they say in the reviews?

Mainly people complain about the weight,sights and furniture. Most people run AR-15's here because a Sig 556 offers no real advantage.

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typu    46

Mainly people complain about the weight,sights and furniture. Most people run AR-15's here because a Sig 556 offers no real advantage.

 

right i see. would had been fun to compare the AR-15 when I was in the army. but then again, the shooting part was less than 5% of what I did :-P

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watkinsx2    101

My weapon of choice...

 

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Skiver    1,991

I have removed a few posts that were replying to leesmithg - I just wanted to point out that there were no issues with what was said but in an effort to keep out another gun debate thread I've removed them.

 

Like I said above, if people want to debate gun use/collection etc then please do so here; http://www.neowin.net/forum/topic/1144670-big-gun-control-debate/

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Gerowen    1,244

So I've noticed, I guess from carrying it in a gun rack with rubber pads in my pickup and on my 4 wheeler, the anodized finish has started to wear off the underside of the barrel.  It's not the end of the world, but it's making me consider just getting the whole thing re-painted with cera kote.

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KingCracker    1,501

So I've noticed, I guess from carrying it in a gun rack with rubber pads in my pickup and on my 4 wheeler, the anodized finish has started to wear off the underside of the barrel.  It's not the end of the world, but it's making me consider just getting the whole thing re-painted with cera kote.

I did my shotgun with the do it yourself  duracoat kit, its holding up good. 

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riahc3    440

Hello,

Out of curiosity, does anyone own any 3D printer weapons?

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Gerowen    1,244

Hello,

Out of curiosity, does anyone own any 3D printer weapons?

I've thought about buying a 3-D printer to print replacements for the plastic parts on some of my weapons like the pistol grip, collapse-able part of the butt-stock, barrel shrouds, etc., but I can't bring myself to pony up that much money for a 3-D printer when I can get professionally manufactured parts much cheaper.  I too though am curious to see how popular, if at all, 3-D guns will become.  There's some serious limitations on caliber and pressures that would be suit-able in an all-plastic gun, so at the moment I think the only people who would be interested in making one would be hobbyists doing it just to see if they can, and somebody trying to get a weapon that works "good enough" through a metal detector.  However, if somebody wanted to print a plastic body and start adding metal parts like a steel barrel and chamber and such, so that the plastic itself was not directly contacting the cartridge, there's some real possibilities for very personalized, custom guns coming out of 3-D printers.

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Razorwing    640

Do airsoft guns count? 

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KingCracker    1,501

Do airsoft guns count?

Airsoft guns aren't weapons.

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Gerowen    1,244

Do airsoft guns count? 

I've got a light for my real AR-15 that actually came off an airsoft gun that belonged to my uncle.  His airsoft rifle broke and we noticed that the dimensions for the picatinny rails on it were actually realistic, so his airsoft accessories actually fit my real AR-15.

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KingCracker    1,501

I've got a light for my real AR-15 that actually came off an airsoft gun that belonged to my uncle.  His airsoft rifle broke and we noticed that the dimensions for the picatinny rails on it were actually realistic, so his airsoft accessories actually fit my real AR-15.

Yeah but will it hold up. A lot of stuff that is made for airsoft guns will fit real firearms. I mean Magpul made the PTS line for airsoft guns but discontinued it because gun owners were putting them on real firearms and having the PTS stuff break so they discontinued the PTS line.
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Razorwing    640

Airsoft guns aren't weapons.

 

fair enough. 

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Gerowen    1,244

Yeah but will it hold up. A lot of stuff that is made for airsoft guns will fit real firearms. I mean Magpul made the PTS line for airsoft guns but discontinued it because gun owners were putting them on real firearms and having the PTS stuff break so they discontinued the PTS line.

I don't use it.  I might use it for shooting possums in the chicken house, but it's not an LED, and only using a couple AAA batteries with an incandescent bulb doesn't really produce much light.  I just thought it was kind of cool that the measurements were actually accurate.

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Lizardslap    52

I don't use it.  I might use it for shooting possums in the chicken house, but it's not an LED, and only using a couple AAA batteries with an incandescent bulb doesn't really produce much light.  I just thought it was kind of cool that the measurements were actually accurate.

I have a friend that put the an arisoft forrend on his rifle and put a red dot on one of its picatinny rails really dumb but it fits and works like the real thing   however it is super cheap chinese pot metal thats super obviouse if you were to take it off and look

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Gerowen    1,244

Just wanted to share this with you guys, I've had a hell of a day trying to get into my gun cabinet, lol.

http://youtu.be/LlOMrsxv6b4

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Hussam Al-tayeb    22

I have the "Sword of a Thousand Truths" I got from South Park although my finger gun is usually enough.

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Lizardslap    52

Just wanted to share this with you guys, I've had a hell of a day trying to get into my gun cabinet, lol.

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well thanks for that there safe review decent safe except for the cheesy lock that was fairly easily defeated I will avoid that partiular safe locking style in the future

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Gerowen    1,244

well thanks for that there safe review decent safe except for the cheesy lock that was fairly easily defeated I will avoid that partiular safe locking style in the future

 

Yeah, my goal was to do as little damage to the safe as possible so I could continue using it just as a cabinet.  That, and my rifle was literally 2 inches inside the door, as well as some live 12 gauge shells on a shelf, so going at it with a cutting torch or a large saw would have ended badly.  I'm not sure if drilling the lock contributed to me being able to force the whole assembly to rotate like it did, but the fact that it did at all kind of made me feel like I should have tried that first.

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Gerowen    1,244

Happy New Year guys, :-)

Threw together this little photo op for the occasion.

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GotBored    518

A quick wit.

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+LogicalApex    1,749

Here is what I am often seen carrying.

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Gerowen    1,244

Here is what I am often seen carrying.

 

My wife carried a Springfield XD sub-compact for a while.  Outstanding pistol, but the slide on it was really strong and she had problems racking it back, so I sold it.  I figure if she has trouble charging it at the range, she probably wouldn't be able to put it into operation in the event she was under stress and had to use it for self defense.

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+LogicalApex    1,749

My wife carried a Springfield XD sub-compact for a while.  Outstanding pistol, but the slide on it was really strong and she had problems racking it back, so I sold it.  I figure if she has trouble charging it at the range, she probably wouldn't be able to put it into operation in the event she was under stress and had to use it for self defense.

What did you end up getting for her? I'm in a similar situation with my wife. She finds the XDm slide too hard to rack and it won't be good for a self defense scenario for her. I was considering looking at a sub compact XD, but if it is the same then that isn't encouraging.

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