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Why does /k/ hate this?
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For one M1A you can buy a few good AR15 and a decent car.
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>>35195595

cast parts

If you can get over that then it is a fine rifle
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>>35195595
There is no reason to not just buy an ar10

Dear /k/omrades,

I need your knowledge of the last war. Specifically, which planes were used by the Nazis after the invasion of Normandy. Did they even use planes or was allied air superiority so overwhelming they didn't even get any birds in the sky?
If they did, what kind of ground attack planes did they use?

Background is, I am building a Sherman tank model and I want a German plane to accompany it, but I honestly can't think of anything that a Sherman could have encountered in those days. Stukas were long over and pic related, the Henschel Hs 129, was on the eastern front and in africa.
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>>35185341
Ju-87G might spice things up.
Stukas saw service right up until the end of the war, oddly enough.
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>>35185392
OP is correct in regards to ground attackers as on the western front they had no chance vs the allies air power.

The Stuka G and Hs 129 were used pretty much exclusively on the eastern front.

>>35185341
You could do a what if scenario with an Me 262 A-3a?
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>>35185341
Allied air supremacy was indeed crushing after the Normandy landings and the Soviet conquest of Romania (taking Germany's most important fuel supplier).
There was one major deployment of German airpower during this period that I can think of, Operation Bodenplatte. It was a failure with 1/3 losses, though, because of Hitlers decision to attack well defended airfields against the advice of Luftwaffe chief Adolf Galland.

The German planes most used on the Western front of '44-'45 were either late Bf 109 and Fw 190 versions or later also new models like the Me 262, Ar 234 and the He 162. Bombers (except for the fast and new Arado) stayed on the ground from 1944 due to a lack of fuel and the need to counter Allied warplanes.

Save for the Heinkel 162, all of the planes I mentioned were also used as fighter-bombers.

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which gun would be best for carrying in the woods and while fishing? also will be keeping it next to bed for home defense. I've shot the p220, but never the FN, so im looking for opinions of people who have shot both.
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Summer is over, but the weekend started today
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>>35185305
sure did brother HH
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>>35185267
USP45T is the only answer

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>take class for concealed carry today
>expect 8 hours of you can defend yourself in this great country of ours guys!
>seriously it's totally great!
>instead I get you can defend yourself to save your life
>but you will have to have a lengthy court battle
>if you win the court battle you avoid prison
>you're gonna be broke
>then your assailant's entire dindu family will sue you
>you're gonna be even more broke
>you're better off just letting them rob/murder you

I'm considering not paying the $175 for the actual permit desu and taking the $100 class as a wake up call.
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>>35192102
It's the price we pay to be free. Would you rather be poor and under a lot of stress or dead?
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>>35192118

how is that free?
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>>35192102
Get gun insurance. CCW is 12 bucks a month

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Howdy /k/, I need help identifying this sword we found in my great grandad's house. I've tried searching through google and various sites but I only get the name "Militia Eagle Pommel Sword with Scabbard" and problem with that is it doesn't hold up when searching for it. Would appreciate some help.
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>>35185137
Either masonic , cadet or air service sword.
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>>35185137
actually, could be a US model 1860 staff sword
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>>35185175
Apparently, my great grandad was in WW2, but I don't think it's US made due to most of what I'm seeing are curved and this sword is straight.

Alright /k/ommandos, I'm leaving my 10/22 here for a couple of hours, don't mod her or anything, ok?
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oops

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Guys, I'm not sure grampa hickok is going to be able to make videos for many more years. If his latest video is any indication, his mind might already be toast.

>struggles to field strip gun for two whole minutes (9:30-11:30)
>tries to field strip an M&P to show how easy modern handguns are to take apart; fails and gives up (11:50)
>sloppy editing, throws in a random slow motion shot at 16:10
>repeats himself many times throughout the video ("it's a big, heavy gun," "it's too heavy for a carry gun," "that's a decocker, but it does not act as a safety, did I say that already?" "these mags hold I think 11 rounds," "around 2006, they went with this gun, but they're replacing them with M&P's, did I say that?" "police trade ins are generally a good buy, they tend to be good guns")

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGxu6XU9ZbU
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why grampa hickok, why now
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>>35192001
DELET
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>he doesn't know about the pancreatic cancer

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hey /k/ gun noob here

anyway, i bought a baby browning .25 acp and i just used it to celebrate independence day of my country by shooting bullets

anyway i shot 2 bullets and they fired well, but the third one got stuck. they cock part that moves back on top of the pistol stayed back and i looked through the hole in the side and there was a bullet halfway lodged in there. I removed the cartridge and then pulled back the cock and the bullet fell out through the bottom.

Now since guns are illegal in my shthole country, i had to buy this one for very expensive from a drug dealer and now this shit happens. I probably wont get my money back but is the gun fucked? is there a way to fix it or what is wrong with it in the first place?
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Sounds like a failure to extract. Just a routine jam. I'd give it a good cleaning.

Also never fire live ammunition into the air. It comes down with enough speed to kill.
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>>35184819
Sounds like a simple jam. Try to look up videos on how to clean your gun and start with that.
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>>35184819
>.25acp
>firing live ammo into the air
>""""cocking part""""
>drug dealer purchase

I sincerely hope this is bait.

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If the AK was never invented or just never replaced the SKS, how would the SKS fare as the soviet army's main combat rifle?
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>>35184699
They would have replaced it along with other service rifles developed during WWII
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>>35184699
>main combat rifle
The SKS was never meant to be the main rifle. As a carbine it would continue to see second line service while a new rifle, SVT or derivative probably, continued in service.
The AK happened to be better at being a carbine then the actual carbine it was not supposed to replace.
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>>35184699
It was meant as a carbine to the SVT-40. It would have been replaced. If not by the AK they would have come up with a different rifle build along similar lines. For instance the Chinese adopted the Type 81, basically an SKS moulded into the role of an assault rifle.

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is rifle hugging allowed in your country's military?
burger
idk
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>>35184637
Tbh you get tired of having a rifle all the time and being around weapons. The novelty wears off when you're deployed for 15 months, all you want to do is wear shorts, flip flops, drink beer and sleep. I completely detached my the shooting sports when I was in and a few years after I got out
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>>35184637
No but we do it anyway.
T. 11b
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>>35184653
why isn't it allowed

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