so, I've been thinking about this for awhile. I know that the Army National Guard and Reserves have a shit ton of M16A2's still in service and I've been thinking of how to make them still usable but for less than the cost of buying a new upper or complete rifle.
the biggest thing that I can think of is removing the solid stock and replacing it with a 4 or 6 position collapsible stock(helps immensely when wearing body armor). second would be to install a rail on the bottom of the hand guard through the holes that are already there( there are some units that currently do this), this would be used for a VFG. third would be to install a rail mount through the front sight post in order to mount IR laser aiming devices. Most units already have red dots (aimpoints) and the necessary goosenecks to mount them securely. I had though of changing the flash hider but the average cost for effective flash hiders would tip the scale for the budget IMO. I am trying to think of what suitable scope to use in place of a ACOG or M145. something that has around a 4x-6x that can be mounted onto the carrying handle but won't sit as high. particularly from someone that the DOD already has contracts with(discounts and ease of logistics).
what do you guys think?
A brand new m4 cost the government something like $400. It's probably cheaper to just buy new carbines.
All the NG/AR units that do use m16a2 are not line units and could get away with using muskets from the revolutionary war.
You do not realize how cheap the Army buys M4's and the manpower involved in modifying existing weapons, there is a reason older weapons are given away/sold to "allied" groups rather than upgrading them.
Have any of you actually had to use your CCW?
It seems like there is not a single komando with real life experience here.
Here is the only person I know of to tell all about it in detail.
Yankee Marshall scared some dudes off once:
What do you /k/omifornians carry in your car to defend yourself?
I'm personally thinking of buying a big black dildo so the criminal can just fuck me with that because this state sucks
>picture somewhat related, only legal fully auto machine gun in CA
i have a lawn chair in the trunk i guess
Time to post your current PT numbers
Are you up to par?
Should you kill yourself?
Find out here!
situps: never tried
2 mile run: can only run for half a mile before stopping
also get out of breath going up a couple flights of stairs
i want to be a navy seal, how fucked am i?
Guys can you tell me why no nation wants to attempt some sort of psyops operation where they attempt an offensive with native WW2 vehicles/aircraft?
Imagine if you were fighting Ivans and all of a sudden they deploy T-34s in exactly the right situation. If it worked, it would completely demoralize enemy troops.
Where I live, salt rifles are unlegal. What's a non-salt rifle for one'a these fuckers?
Calling all top guns.
What are your theories on what happened to MS804?
Sounds to me like there was another craft in the air because there's no way they'd know a missile was headed their way
Start picking out militaries with fighter capability that like killing innocents
Hey k could you tell me what this is?
Do you know what this is? This, my amigos, is a a katana. It it is fashioned with pure steel. That means, yes, it can cut cut through steel. You are NOT PREPARED.
Heh. Bring it kid......you wont survive my Oni slash.
What's the largest thing you would hunt with a .22 and could humanely kill.
Pic related, it's about shot placement.
What sword do u consider being the best and why? I have 3000€ to spare
Albion. Or get custom built. http://www.albion-swords.com/swords/johnsson/swords-museum.htm
That's it. I'm sick of all this "Masterwork Bastard Sword" bullshit that's going on in the d20 system right now. Katanas deserve much better than that. Much, much better than that.
I should know what I'm talking about. I myself commissioned a genuine katana in Japan for 2,400,000 Yen (that's about $20,000) and have been practicing with it for almost 2 years now. I can even cut slabs of solid steel with my katana.
Japanese smiths spend years working on a single katana...
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Handgun thread, post your favorite handguns.
HK USP .45 with .45 octane suppressor
One of these two handguns along with my favorite rifle
>ctrl + f
>no milsurp thread
It's time to fix that.
What was your first CCW? If you could choose again, what would you pick?
I carry a Gen4 Glock 19. I like it but I feel like I should have just taken a Glock 26 or maybe gone for the Glock 43. I really dislike thin grips, though, and the Glock 26 felt too fat and short.
I carry it in a CrossBreed SuperTuck Deluxe.
Let's talk about pings. I went up to CMP in Alabama this weekend to grab one of the last pings I could get. Set aside a national match 1 muzzle 1 throat. All is well until i was delayed by the fbi. So now I wait for my ping. Let's see some of the beautiful garand owned by /k/.
$89 Dollars in 1950 = $891.97 in 2016.
I doubt they could be made for so little if all the tooling and machinery had to be re-invented and built anew. John C. Garand was a tool and die maker by trade and just as proud of the tools, jigs and dies he invented to build the Garand. They are very fine rifles indeed.
Honestly $900 isn't a bad price for one. If only there was a company interested in making about 500000 of them, they could easily negate tooling costs. It would also give a good supply of parts. One can dream.