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Forum: Military Weapons Forum Yesterday, 01:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,642
Posted By fragout
Yup. I have a closet full of M14 stocks in...

Yup. I have a closet full of M14 stocks in walnut, birch, and synthetic back when they were cheap by the dozen outa shotgun news. Some are all camoed up in spray paint. Too lazy toodig them out...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum Yesterday, 01:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,642
Posted By fragout
The same rifle in first pic via post above after...

The same rifle in first pic via post above after its 3rd " repark " at the 70k rds fired mark. ( Have no idea how many timers I have repainted the stock....lol)

The rifle is now sitting on 82,...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum Yesterday, 01:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,642
Posted By fragout
A few pics below of weapons I used paint for on...

A few pics below of weapons I used paint for on the stocks/ handguards....

Krylon camo brown for stocks, with black Krylon for handguards. ( Old pics).
I keep them both in a solid color for...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum Yesterday, 01:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,642
Posted By fragout
I have my droughts about that in regards to the...

I have my droughts about that in regards to the pretty pink camo job on that AR......lol.

Had the rifle in below pic " painted" by someone with real talent. ( For a specific piece of terrain via...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum Yesterday, 12:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 575
Posted By fragout
Lets see here...... Auto glass out to 500...

Lets see here......

Auto glass out to 500 yards.

Penetration of barriers to same distance as well as light cover.

Disable vics and other equipment to said distance.

Good luck trying that...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum Yesterday, 11:50 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,785
Posted By fragout
Agreed. Pushin 24 years in the Infantry and...

Agreed.

Pushin 24 years in the Infantry and still counting. Seen plenty of broken optics including the M150 and M68 series. Less issues with the M145 series however.

Too each his own, but...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum Yesterday, 11:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,384
Posted By fragout
Im the opposite in this case. In a highly...

Im the opposite in this case.

In a highly static defense, rapid speed loads and maneuver from one position to the next are favored. ( Especially if each position has pre loaded mags in place)
...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum Yesterday, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 575
Posted By fragout
What you describe above = 50BMG in an M82/ M107...

What you describe above = 50BMG in an M82/ M107 rifle.

Note: I base this opinion from first hand use while in places like Baghdad Iraq ...vs... Things such as VBIED s, where vehicles were "...
Forum: Hunting and Trapping General Discussion 06-02-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 654
Posted By fragout
Im currently putting a different American made...

Im currently putting a different American made 7.62x39mm load thru some hog dumping paces and using an AK pistol to launch it with.

This load uses an all copper 117gr bullet designed to tumble...
Forum: Rifle Forum 06-02-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,133
Posted By fragout
Why? Because puttin pigs in the dirt out past 800...

Why? Because puttin pigs in the dirt out past 800 meters is fun.
And you can stick me in any urban enviroment, and I can promise you that long range opportunities can be utilized. ( Need to know...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 06-02-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,384
Posted By fragout
If you are talking about 20rd M14 mags: ...

If you are talking about 20rd M14 mags:

Older LCE ( Alice) mag pouches designed to hold 3 30rd M16 mags will hold 2 M14 mags.

LBV vest: The vest pouches will hold 1 M14 mag. The single mag...
Forum: Rifle Forum 06-02-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,133
Posted By fragout
I would agree 100% with doing your homework prior...

I would agree 100% with doing your homework prior to buying anything.

This might prove important since you mentioned Remington earlier.....

https://xmprecall.remington.com/

11B
Forum: Rifle Forum 06-02-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,151
Posted By fragout
Life would be rather difficult long term without...

Life would be rather difficult long term without a cache program in place. Good ideas regarding the above quote. Combine this with equipment and supplies needed for canning your meat obtained from...
Forum: Rifle Forum 06-02-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,133
Posted By fragout
Based on your opening post, I would suggest one...

Based on your opening post, I would suggest one of 3 bolt action rifles I have evaluated so far, and in the following order.......

Savage Hog Hunter 308:

1. Iron sights
2. Threaded muzzle...
Forum: Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows 06-01-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,014
Posted By fragout
Its cheap to buy and less noise vs centerfire. (...

Its cheap to buy and less noise vs centerfire. ( Poachers could care less if the animal run s off after they shoot it. Thier main concern is not to get caught.)
I would also take those " drop where...
Forum: Rifle Forum 05-27-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 114,792
Posted By fragout
Say it ain't so DB! Are you sayin that them...

Say it ain't so DB! Are you sayin that them Xsquirts are mistaken? Impossible.

However....your not done yet.

Next up= drizzle simulation. Your gonna need your old lady's sprinkler from her...
Forum: Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows 05-27-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,729
Posted By fragout
You are getting warmer, and spot on in a few...

You are getting warmer, and spot on in a few areas. ( I have had hogs take a run at me before. Best bet if only armed with a bow/ crossbow = drop it and get my butt up the nearest tree )
...
Forum: Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows 05-27-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,729
Posted By fragout
We kill hogs with all sorts of tools around here....

We kill hogs with all sorts of tools around here. Hogs don't die right there if struck by an arrow or bolt, and always run off...usually squealin like a stuck pig.......hence that old saying. .........
Forum: Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows 05-27-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,729
Posted By fragout
That argument only holds water if you have a very...

That argument only holds water if you have a very good bow hunter against a very bad rifle hunter.... Hunting at 300 400 yards requires skill...just as archery hunting does. The big difference = The...
Forum: Hunting and Trapping General Discussion 05-27-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 654
Posted By fragout
I don't recall event using a rifle or pistol...

I don't recall event using a rifle or pistol chambered in 7.62x39mm to shoot bunnies with.

However...... 7.62x51mm ( 168gr OTM) with same shot placement as you described will do this to a bunny at...
Forum: Rifle Forum 05-27-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,151
Posted By fragout
I'm sure that you are already aware of this, but...

I'm sure that you are already aware of this, but might as well list a few things regarding modern rifles and ammunition.....

Advantages of a modern rifle ( 270, 308, 3006)

1. Really no need to...
Forum: Rifle Forum 05-26-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 114,792
Posted By fragout
Good info. A few questions for you regarding...

Good info.

A few questions for you regarding the tech sights.....

1. What front sight are you using?
2. How long have you been using them, and how have they held up since?
3. Pre 05 mini or...
Forum: Rifle Forum 05-26-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 114,792
Posted By fragout
My guess for the Ruger thinking in regards to...

My guess for the Ruger thinking in regards to actual iron sights had to do with overall costs involved..... but this is pure speculation on my part.

Never used the " M14 style " front sight via a...
Forum: Rifle Forum 05-26-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 114,792
Posted By fragout
It's on you buddy. When you called out a mall...

It's on you buddy. When you called out a mall ninja ya got one....lol.

That " decades of combat proveness " took the cake. ( I would thank you a 2nd time just for that response alone, but rules...
Forum: Rifle Forum 05-26-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 114,792
Posted By fragout
He does not have any first hand with either...

He does not have any first hand with either firearm. ..which explained why he could not answer your question , but run on towards a different direction in an attempt to avoid it....lol.

Speaking...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 05-26-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,193
Posted By fragout
Or ......( post shtf).....some low life out "...

Or ......( post shtf).....some low life out " scavenging" will simply shoot you in the head, and trade your armor for some cornflakes.....

Good info via body armor btw.

11B
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 05-25-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 816
Posted By fragout
Fwiw........ ...

Fwiw........

https://support.keltecweapons.com/how-to-load-the-magazines

We had a total of 5 different PMR30 pistols. None made it through 100rds without some sort of issues....so I don't...
Forum: Hunting and Trapping General Discussion 05-25-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 654
Posted By fragout
Never shot a beaver with 7.62x39mm personally....

Never shot a beaver with 7.62x39mm personally. Thanks for sharing. Armadillo, coons, feral dogs, coyote, skunk, ground hog, prairie dogs, jacks, to name a few here. ( 2 legged critters via work...
Forum: Rifle Forum 05-25-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,536
Posted By fragout
Better yet....... ...

Better yet.......

https://www.fulton-armory.com/barrelfa22nmmedwtss1x10targetgray-1-1.aspx


https://www.fulton-armory.com/fultonarmoryusriflecal762mmm14-1-1-1-2-2-2-2-2.aspx

...
Forum: Rifle Forum 05-25-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 578
Posted By fragout
Underwood ammo has a factory load, but I wouldn't...

Underwood ammo has a factory load, but I wouldn't call it a whitetail slayer. ( too mention it is expensive.

Midway and cheaper than dirt both carry 444 Marlin last I looked.

Since you want to...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 05-25-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 816
Posted By fragout
38 spl has been under rated for years, and before...

38 spl has been under rated for years, and before the internet came about. ( A good thing in our case, as every cache point we have usually has a 38spl revolver inside .)

Pic below shows a 38spl...
Forum: Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows 05-25-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,729
Posted By fragout
I really don't see crossbows ( or any other type...

I really don't see crossbows ( or any other type of archery for that matter) as a " post shtf" tool for hunting or security. Simply put......there are much better tools for either task, and where...
Forum: Hunting and Trapping General Discussion 05-25-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 654
Posted By fragout
Expierience at hunting with 7.62x39mm

As of late, I have been putting an AK pistol thru the paces ( current evaluations), and using it around my property as a feral pig slayer from up close and out to 200 yards or so. In the past, I...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 05-25-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 816
Posted By fragout
Another weapon that sounds great on paper. Not...

Another weapon that sounds great on paper. Not all that practical.

And......
Every Kel tec handgun and PCC I have owned was junk......including the pmr.
Not even as fun gun range toys.

11B
Forum: Hunting and Trapping General Discussion 05-23-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,228
Posted By fragout
Are you saying that they don't require a search...

Are you saying that they don't require a search warrant before entering the house?

11B
Forum: Rifle Forum 05-23-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,284
Posted By fragout
Great idea. How does that light affect the...

Great idea.

How does that light affect the overall balance...if any?

11B
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 05-22-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,642
Posted By fragout
Every pic shown in this thread = a much better...

Every pic shown in this thread = a much better artist than me.....nice photos btw.

While I don't paint the metal...( I re parkerize just because it is fun to do, )I paint up a few stocks here and...
Forum: Rifle Forum 05-22-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,821
Posted By fragout
A few items to wrap up an M1a scout squad set up...

A few items to wrap up an M1a scout squad set up that might be of interest here.......

1. An M14 sling: ( Avoid the aftermarket types with plastic instead of metal hardware.)

2. Buttstock...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 05-21-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,718
Posted By fragout
Sounds like you found an SKS at a decent price. (...

Sounds like you found an SKS at a decent price. ( 200 bucks for rifle and no need for a bunch of spare magazines...plus...7.62x39mm SP is much cheaper than 223 hunting ammo, and more effective within...
Forum: Hunting and Trapping General Discussion 05-21-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,228
Posted By fragout
Interesting assumption, but have no idea what you...

Interesting assumption, but have no idea what you mean by the tough guy comment. ( Think smart instead)

If we can assume what you mentioned, then it is just as likely that he didn't have a clue...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 05-21-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,078
Posted By fragout
They do make for a very reliable suppressed...

They do make for a very reliable suppressed pistol. ( I made a carry holster/ case for mine......with can and optic in place. The thing also carries 2 mags, 300 rds of ammo, and cleaning kit....plus...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 05-21-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,654
Posted By fragout
Good info regarding those bags you mentioned. (...

Good info regarding those bags you mentioned. ( Plenty of ideas towards making my own)

Great ideas for toting rifles in a more discreet fashion here as well.

In this case, Im looking at...
Forum: Hunting and Trapping General Discussion 05-21-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,228
Posted By fragout
The fool missed .......twice. Who knows...

The fool missed .......twice.

Who knows where those bullets ended up. ( Might have been a totally different story had he inadvertently hit a person while they were in thier house, watering thier...
Forum: Rifle Forum 05-21-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,821
Posted By fragout
As a range toy.....you would be correct. Odds...

As a range toy.....you would be correct.
Odds start to drop dramatically via long term use under less than optimal conditions.
Not necessarily fail, but fogging up, freezing solid..etc....too the...
Forum: Rifle Forum 05-21-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,821
Posted By fragout
What you describe can be done, but your iron...

What you describe can be done, but your iron sights will still be off by a large margin. ( Not only the front sight post, but your rear sight elevation increments)
Close to mid range shooting =...
Forum: Rifle Forum 05-21-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,821
Posted By fragout
I tried that via the M14, but all end up as...

I tried that via the M14, but all end up as complete rifles no matter how hard I try to keep them as complete barreled receivers only......

It's just way too simple for me to simply add a trigger...
Forum: Rifle Forum 05-21-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,821
Posted By fragout
I would agree with you on a few counts. It is not...

I would agree with you on a few counts. It is not 1970 ( s) any longer. Awkward " bolt on" mounts and " comical " height above bore line is a thing of the past. Optics and rings have improved in all...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 05-15-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,654
Posted By fragout
Already did just that. M14 ( with 20rd mag...

Already did just that. M14 ( with 20rd mag inserted) in below pic fits just dandy inside, doesn't " print", and also works with mounted optics too boot.

Note: I could almost stick that LBE inside...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 05-15-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,654
Posted By fragout
I was thinking the same thing after you posted...

I was thinking the same thing after you posted photos in post #3 of this thread. ( Utilize the bag as a sort of " get home" bag with a chest rig ready to go inside it) After the discreet part of the...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 05-15-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,117
Posted By fragout
Not the case with the MG3. It has an adjustable...

Not the case with the MG3. It has an adjustable rate of fire, as it must be set down to 850 rds per minute in order to reliably feed it NATO disenigrating links. Otherwise it will not cycle. Non...
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