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Welcome to /k/! I said come in, don't stand there!
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1. This is a private club. Schizo posts without clocks attached will be treated appropriately if I'm awake. Globo homo rules apply as you would expect………………….
Board is for discussion of weapons, combat, military history, conflict news reporting, and outdoorsmanship.
Olde useful links:
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/ak/ Thread - Anime & Animation /k/ulture
Expanded /ak/ thread. What're you watching? Even if it's not necessarily /k/ related I'm interested and I'm sure anons who haven't hid the thread would be interested in your thoughts too. Non-Japanese /k/-related animation is fine as well since it would be silly to have two threads. Posting cute girls doing operating things is also fine.
Right now I'm watching Macross 7 and Amanchu. The former is about humanity surviving in space against space Satan while the latter is a nice CGDCT SoL with some yuribait involving scuba diving. Both are a lot of fun.
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Will China persist much longer as a leading power? Why or why not?
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Welcome to the /k/anteen! This thread is a catch-all for general discussion that doesn't really belong anywhere else or might be off-topic.
Previous iteration: >>32080
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Webm & Video-sharing Thread
New webm/mp4 thread. Post 'em if you got 'em.
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Canadian Related Things
Greetings and Salutations
I wish to make a thread for my syrupnigger brethren in regards to firearms and basic politics.
I intend this thread to help any leafanons looking to get their PAL and shooters.
While theres still a chance for you to own something
Vote O'Toole if you still want to keep your guns and have the OIC repealled
Important links that you should read
If you're from 4cuc/k/, kill yourself, we do not want you
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A thread where we can went our pent up thoughts about the king/queen/god/aidoru (please underline your preference) of the battlefield.
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Russa Vs. Ukraine 21 - Kherson retreat edition
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Alternative history thread
This thread includes alternative history wars, conflicts, weapons, tactics and more.
>Axis victory proxy wars
>East centered world, conflicts
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Military aviation general
Making a comparison list in my wiki sandbox based on old deleted lists. What did I forget?
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JAS 39C/D Gripen
JAS 39E/F Gripen NG
CAC/PAC JF-17 Thunder
Sea Harrier FA.2
AV-8B Harrier II Plus
F-15E Strike Eagle
F-16 Fighting Falcon
F/A-18E/F Super Hornet
Fifth generation jet fighters compared
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Naval Thread II
Last thread fell off the board. Discuss and debate naval topics here.
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Middle East North Africa, 2 for 1: Afghanistan boogaloo
Last thread is bumplocked.
Biden had a presser at 3:45 EDT today FUCKING LOL ITS HILARIOUS
I just want you to see the daily mail tl;dr, yes, their a britbong commie piece of shit but still:
'The buck stops with me', says Biden but then proceeds to blame Afghan fiasco on Trump and locaIs who failed to fight the Taliban - before ducking questions and fleeing for Camp David
>downvoted 3 to 1 ratio before start by magatards thinking downvotes can bring back god emperor trump
>Says he will only take questions pre-approved from "certified" reporters
>Late for like 30 minutes, probably because talking points got leaked and he was gonna get shat on
>Shows up and his pupils are fully dilated
>blames trump and afghanis the latter of which is true
>Doesn't take an questions
>many verbal gaffes
>claims that he did everyhing when he was VP and still trumps fault
>starts slowing down for no disernable reason
>Doesn't answer why withdraw is a shitshow, only that "we got out!!!!!"
The "Free world" is being led by the man scrolling the god damn teleprompter.
US Diplomat to AFG has left his post last week. Source unconfirmed.
Taliban airforce is a thing now:
Meanwhile, the CNN cope is real:
>They’re just chanting ‘Death to America,’ but they seem friendly at the same time.
It's a white woman saying this LOL
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GFS - Gardening, Food acquisition and Stock keeping thread
as anounced in >>17677
, this is the thread about gardening, acquiring food and keeping stocks for long(er) Term survival. the main topics for this thread are
-growing food for long term survival.
-harvesting wild food if gardening is not an option for whatever
-legal and illegal food acquisition in areas where gardening is
hard or undoable or in the case of insufficient skills.
-wild gardening/guerilla gardening as alternative ways of growing food without owning land.
>What is the purpose of the info ITT?
This thread is aimed at providing information to every Strelok, on how to provide his own food, wether it is only for himself, or for a large fighting force. This is not only important for Post-collapse scenarios, but also an important factor of gaining freedom by independence from the government and society.
>what does this have to do with /k/?
At the time of the thread creation, /k/ is the board for weapons, combat and outdoorsmanship. A part of every armed conflict is the provisioning of food for the combatants to upkeep morale and fighting ability. Knowing how to grow and how to acquire food in any conditions is an important part of sustaining a fighting force, as the past has shown that a hungry soldier cannot win a conflict, and looting, even if an option, is only a short term solution, that cannot fully replace a stable supply of fresh provisions. Therefore, i see this as a quite important, and unfortunately overlooked aspect of /k/.
>What goes in regards to posting.
I'm not playing janny, but i'd prefer to keep this thread focused on the 4 main topics at the beginning of the Post. Related questions and discussion are welcome, and as long as it stays roughly on topic, i see the threads purpose as fulfilled.
>Is there an end goal?
A possible end goal would be a summarised sheet of information, that could (after extensive QC) be added to the boo/k/ "a world turned upside down", and a separate, condensed copy collected in an lightweight pamphlet to help aspiring streloks and newfags in obtaining basic information about starting to gain independence.
>How often will Information be gathered into summary sheets?
no idea, depends on how much traction the thread gets. An estimate would be one sheet every 100 posts, but as i said, that depends on the amount of content, and on it's quality.
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A thread dedicated to camping, hiking, traveling, outdoor sports, and general outdoorsmanship. The fresh open air, clear blue skies, ice-cold white winters, and grey-black storms that threaten fire and flash floods are your domain Strelok. What will you make of it?
Have you done any camping in the last year? Are you making sure to
get that D get sunlight for your eyes and general health? Even in a concrete jungle there's usually great secrets to be found with a little time, exploration, and innovation.
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Fantasy Weapons, Armor, and Armaments
A thread for all sort of all sorts of /k/ related things that range from cool to cursed.
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a world turned upside-down (/wrol/ book thread)
Hello /k/, I'm the author of "a world turned upside-down", formerly titled "gear packing list file". Here's the newest version (1.9). If you wish to contribute to the contents, please download/read it and then post here with what you'd like to see added. Be sure to mention/explain where your contribution belongs in the book. Thanks.
You guys were surprisingly hard to find again.
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A discussion thread about the most powerfull land vehicles and it's derivatives.
Prototypes, historical, modern just needs to be an afv.
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Generic News Thread -NTDDIOT
News That Doesn't Deserve Its Own Thread
Generic news thread for things related to /k/ or global conflicts that doesn't deserve its own thread but is worth keeping an eye on in case it might be worth making a thread about later.
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why aren't you reverse engineering firearms anons?
with free time and autism, you could be putting out open source technical data packages for firearms. hell you could even do it for cool stuff thats not available, like anything HOWA makes
heres a quick roadmap to get you started:
>reference picture collection
start by collecting as many good pictures as you can. preferable are pictures with a high resolution, ones that give a good profile of the gun (normal to the side or other features in question), have items of known size in them (something measureable), or that show the internal components of the firearm. patent drawings are often an excellent (and usually accurately drawn) resource.
next take your image editing software of choice and start taking pixel measurements. for each photo, put the measurements as a percentage of a common feature of the firearm, such as a proportion of the magazine, barrel length, or other known size feature. when you have enough measurement proportions (say, 5-10 per feature), input them in a spreadsheet and get the averages
get acquainted with a 3d software of your choice. start modelling out your major features. if you come across something that seems contradictory, make a decision that makes the most sense as to which you should keep. dont be afraid to round up or down to convienient numbers (or standard stock sizes) if they're close.
the next stage, if its possible. try to get 'critical parts' that can be used to infer the dimensions of other parts. think: bolt carriers, bolts, barrels, sight blocks/gas system components, trunnions etc.. the same goes for parts that you're unsure of the features because they couldn't be tracked down in pictures. use these to revise your 3d model
make a 3d print of your model so far. does it work with the parts you have? does it fit together at all? compare it to your pictures. does it look right? are there obvious differences (in proportions or missing features?). use this as an iterative process to get your model closer to reality. your eye is a precision instrument.
this is where the cliff really comes in, but you'll find its very worth it if you make the jump. learn about metal working and making things in general. practice welding, machining, bending etc. buy tool and die books (you'll need them) and manufacturing process books to widen your knowledge. practice making things. get good at using a finger break. craft a plan of how to build the components of your firearm. make drawings of your custom tools, of your parts, and update them as you build them (make as built drawings). document EVERYTHING. when something works, record it for others. avoid making pressure bearing compnents (try to buy them) at first, but eventually with enough knowledge those will be game as well.
if you've made it this far, you'll have a good idea of how to safely test things. congratulations! even if you only make it part of the way through, your contributions can still be valuable. well, whats your excuse for not doing above? get at it!
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Canadian and US forces intervening in Haiti
Exclusive: U.S. will support sending ‘multinational rapid action force’ to Haiti
The United States has drafted a United Nations Security Council resolution that will encourage the “immediate deployment of a multinational rapid action force” to Haiti to address the nation’s worst security and health crisis in decades, according to a copy of the resolution obtained by McClatchy and the Miami Herald. The draft resolution, confirmed by multiple U.S. and U.N. officials, comes in response to a call by U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres last week for the establishment of a rapid reaction force to assist the Haitian National Police. Over the past four weeks, powerful armed gangs have all but sent the country into anarchy, blockading the country’s largest fuel terminals and cutting off its critical roadways. It is the first public indication so far that the Biden administration is willing to participate in a military force in Haiti — although the resolution does not specify what role various nations would play.
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epic WW2 bread
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Does this look like a real shooting to you?
Clouds of smoke *SPOOF* fat lady fall down.
This is fucking low effort lmao
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What guns and calibres are popular in your country?
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Questions That Don't Deserve Their Own Thread
We got to the point where the previous one is autosaging!
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/k/anteen Attempt VII
Welcome to /k/anteen, this thread is a catch-all for general discussion that doesn't really belong anywhere else or might be off-topic. The last one has been bumplocked for a while now so I opted to make one myself: >>19848
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Russa Vs. Ukraine 20 aka Z general - Try deleting this I dare you edition
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>no reloading thread on the board
Anyone tried buying primers lately? It's been a year since I bought some through Midway. Have they been showing back up in your local stores irl?
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whats the point of having "special forces" tests and recruitments focus on (((cardio))); rucking,running, etc. instead of athleticism and time-power based skills?
Instead of marching 40km a day for 2 weeks;why not test for sprint,put shot, boxing,etc? some real useful military-athletic shit.
are generals all retarded?
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World War III (WWIII) General
>China is threatening retaliation for Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan with both sides moving aircraft carriers towards the South China Sea/Taiwan
>Russia saying they are already at war with NATO (half-jokingly half-seriously) with sanctions and weapons deployments
>Lithuania still being little shits endangering all of Europe after Ukraine
>America signed a pact with Israel saying Israel can choose to start a war with Iran at any time and America will come to their aid militarily
>Kim Jong-un claiming that North Korea is now ready to deploy nuclear deterrents
>Stalemate in India-China talks after 16 rounds of negotiations
>Gas shortages which are going to lead to food shortages/famines around the globe
>An American administration keen to flaunt their military superiority after the giant flop that was Afghanistan last year while getting militarily embarrassed over the (realistically impressive but politically) lackluster performance of NATO-trained forces in Ukraine
>A Russian administration with everything to gain and very little to lose
>A Chinese administration holding on by the skin of their teeth amid chink flu lockdowns with elections coming and Xi who's painted himself as "equal to Mao" wanting a third term in office
>Japan talking about expanding their nuclear power generation at a time when they are seriously considering amending the constitution to allow nuclear weapons proliferation/a standing army after Shinzo Abe's assassination
>Strauss-Howe Generational Theory estimating 2028 as the start of the next "good times" after hard times
>Tamamo no Mae still on the loose
The world is not in a good place right now and while it may not actually be time for WWIII but perhaps rather a global collapse, the real threat is there that it could spark from a single event much like WWI did. A general thread for WWIII-related discussion, news, and speculation.
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WAR IN THE CAUCUS REGION 2
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Russia Vs. Ukraine 19 - 3 months down the drain edition
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Machine guns, autocannons, automatic grenade launchers, early hand-cranked weapons, and everything else that's meant to shoot a lot.
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Asian military history
A thread where we can discuss anything from horse archery to why the two Koreas should be reunified as part of the Great Japanese Empire.
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This is a response to this post
>The liberal threat wants to turn my theoretical son into a homo and daughter into a coalburning slut. The Chinese threat wants to kill my son, rape my daughter and/or use her for human experimentation, put me into a slave labor camp for not fellating the state, and eat my dog. Both are insidious but one has more real-world long-term ramifications for society than the other.
That's not true. Liberalism isn't as temporary as you think. The liberal threat gives an existential crisis, same as the Chinese. Your real opposition aren't retard libshits, but the focused, high-intelligence globalists, with trillions of dollars they can bankroll puppets with. Apparent liberalism in society is only apparent, and hasn't weakened for decades, but is rather increasing, and could devour our society before we get a real opportunity to recover. If they have control of the youth through shitty schools, and control of their lives through consumerist sterile hypersexuality ideology, they can effectively brainwash and get the kind of servile class they want.
And if they're able to eliminate all potential rebellion, by targeting even lukewarm reactionary groups into irrelevance or destitution, and control the flow of weapons distribution, which seems a serious probability with ever weakening gun ownership protection laws, Western society has a serious threat growing within it, that may permanently make the idea of it extinct.
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Kusarigama and Other Ninja Gear
The kusarigama confuses me.
The design itself is perfectly reasonable: It's a flail with a short-range weapon attached for when you get a bit too intimate with your enemy. It leaves me wondering why European flails didn't have a spike on the handle just in case, but whatever.
No, the confusing thing about the kusarigama is why a sickle of all things? Why not use a kunai, a hatchet or a pick instead? They are typically seen as ninja weapons and in that regard the obvious answer is to use the sickle as a grappling hook. However, a Japanese sickle would be an absolutely shit grappling hook because the shaft is longer than the blade is wide and that's the opposite of what you want. And even if you do manage to catch something, you're going to be putting half your bodyweight directly onto your carefully sharpened blade so now all you've got is a shitty warpick. A normal pick would make an excellent hook, with the downside of losing your throat-slitting capability.
And as for skirting ATF-san? Do you really think your local glow-kokujin is going to believe you when you tell him that you thresh your grain with a meteor flail, and that you do it out in the rice paddy? It would be perfect if you could just stick the chain on with a bow shackle, but I don't know if the nips had anything quite that convenient back then.
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/k/ video games
I just wanted to play video games and post loli!
Are there any shooters with cute animu girls that isn't lootershooter crap?
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Leftists are hypocritical
I find the way history is written is very hypocritical.
When Westerners take control of a place or move to a new land, they are called "colonized" "colonizers" "plundering resources", "stealing land " etc.
When non-Western countries invade and colonize a place, they are called "migrants", "in-migrants", "expansion" and "redistributing land "
When the West renders insurgent forces harmless, the left usually calls it "massacre innocent people". When the same thing happens in a non-Western country, the way to describe the event becomes "conflict outbreak", "quelling the rebellion", "XX people were killed in the conflict"
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theoretically speaking;would poisoning 10 000 coins and throwing them (not at all at once;tho)down the toilet, cause mass-poisoning of a population?
would the sewer workers,evenually, notice hundreds of vauable coins and want to fetch them?
And, what about poisoning with extra-lethal concentrated dousing liquid,a large patch of land,so-that the evaporation of the liquid unto clouds produces murderous rain?
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Neue Meta Thread
The board was officially transferred a little less than 24 hours ago, if that wasn't obvious to anyone still. I am the BO now. I'm going to ignore anon if he discusses meta outside this thread and anon may be running afoul of the rules depending on context. I might not respond to anon anyways in-thread, but know that your post was at least read if posted here.
First order of business is to make a seamless transition of power that isn't too jarring. Posts made before the hostile ta/k/eover are all pardoned by virtue of working under a different ruleset at the time of making. I can not in good faith purge someone who was unaware of wrongdoing. Allow me to review the rules.
>0. Fuck around and find out.
Encompasses all standard rules. Play stupid games, win stupid prizes. Act accordingly. Learn through bans if you get banned since I don't hold grudges and would prefer you learn. This rule is intentionally loose so that troublemakers can't play rule lawyer games and will be applied liberally.
>1. This is a gentlemen's club not a shitting street.
Posts will be expected to maintain a certain quality outside of the meta thread and /k/anteen/100rads. "Any community who gets their kicks acting like retards etc." as the saying goes. Wit/humor can be substituted for quality else expect the beatings to continue until morale improves should strelo/k/'s desire to pretend to be retarded kick in. Overlaps with rule 0 but separate to make a point.
>2. Global rules apply. Do not wake up the globals.
Do not wake up the globals or else I will be forced to abide by global rules. Make a reasonable post explaining your "DIY cluster munitions are for educational & recreational purposes only" if you want to discuss them.
>3. Fun allowed.
As implied in rule 1 exception, Strelok has limited rights, and this rule is a reminder that no rules are sacred if anon says a funny or engages in a content-generating discussion (example: the nazi discussion in the Ukraine thread that should have moved to the /k/anteen or history thread a while ago).
>IDs temporarily enabled
Anons are still expected to do most of their own moderation work. I retired from imageboard moderation with some 7ish years under my belt and intend to remain an old retired groundskeeper living in the manor's back shed. The ID question will be judged in two weeks, and then again on a monthly basis if believed to have had a positive effect on board quality. Ultimately I would like to remove it if anon can show himself capable of not needing it.
tl;dr- Board is laissez-faire and I am the private security company/PMC keeping an eye on niggerfaggots acting unprofessionally or in bad faith. This is neither a democracy nor a dictatorship, and (You)s are the currency of choice with embezzlers & currency launderers getting heavy punishments.
I would like to give the board to someone else. I will groom anon into a proper Board Owner if he wants to take a shot at it and then turn the board over to him after a few months. I will make a proper account for handling this board in the mean time, but I am retired and mostly just acting on a whim. Volunteer applications will open up in a couple weeks after everything's settled down from the transition of power and anon has had a chance to see my moderation style. Board volunteers will be removed on a whim if I think they are a bad fit for the position. I have no qualms with lashing out at my own if I believe them to be letting the power get to their heads since moderation is the job of a man's man among men, and not that of a superior over a subordinate. We're all capable of fuck-ups from time to time.
Email complaints to spamcumdump at protonmail (yes I am aware they are compromised ever since the French ruling several months ago).
EDIT: Updating the Sticky
Might as well put the sticky to good use. I intend to slowly turn it into a proper sticky so that "read the sticky" can be a proper response. If there are any links or guides you would like to see included in it, simply mention them here. Most of the information in the sticky should require clicking the "read more" button or opening the thread as a retard/journalist filter.
Banners, requests, etc. should go in this thread. If it's meta related post it here.
So long as anon isn't actively and intentionally lowering the quality of the board I don't care if you advertise it within or outside the webring. A healthy board is a happy board. Invite the fudd boomers from their gun forums for all I care since I'll just ban them if they start pulling some "y-you can't say nigger on the interwebs!" shit if anon doesn't bully them to death first. A dose of different worldviews is good for anon from time to time. Remember as much when someone says something you don't like and then call him a niggerfaggot anyways.
Anon will receive more leniency for complaining here than he will for causing a scene elsewhere. I'll be in your care.
Tripcodes and namefaggotry should be for filtering purposes only (filterme, antichristfag, etc.) or under special, pre-approved circumstances (such as a quest thread or specific type of OC creation process). Namefags who develop a cult of personality or attach significance to it will be banned.
Anime images are allowed and encouraged.
As a rule of thumb, threads should reach page 3 or 800 posts before a new thread for the same topic is made.
Advertisements must go in this thread or contextually they may be allowed in the /k/anteen.
Board is for discussion of weapons, combat, military history, conflict news reporting, and outdoorsmanship. Make threads and posts in honor of this ideal.
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The 12 Guage Project
Hi, this is a documentation of my project revolving around the 12 guage shotgun shell and my aspirations to build a slug that will reach out to intermediate rifle ranges (preferably 300 yards), have large amounts of impact shock at those ranges, while still also being capable of creating good tissue damage.
To do this i have created a self stabilizing slug shape unintentionally based off the Minié Ball out of a CO2 cartridge that i used as a mold, i have made this "body" out of aluminum and have designed a steel weight/penetrator with similar proportions to a 5.56 M193 ( a little bit smaller so that itll fit in the shell).
My goal is to have the aluminum body impact the target, transferring a large amount of energy to the target via direct energy transfer, and then for the steel tip to come apart from the rest of the slug and tumble inside the target.
I have already made lead versions of these slugs without the steel weight and at roughly 100 yards they had great stability so im very hopeful for this shape. I have not yet shot the aluminum ones, primarily because i only have one as of right now and am awaiting a crucible to cast more.
I also plan on sending these to the youtube channel Taofledermaus so that they can test them at longer ranges and against ballistics gel with their high speed camera.
Questions welcome as long as they arent retarded.
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SHTF GENERAL:HANDY GRAPHIC EDITION
2 months before the election. US is on emp, coup, internet blackout, power blackout watch for the next 6 months. Imagine that some or most of this applies to Europe and Austrailia/NZ as well. Best of luck on your preps, don't neglect your networking.
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Randy Weaver has passed away.
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Russia Vs. Ukraine 18 - Stalemate Edition
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is there any real chance ,possibility,of there-being a nuclear war within 20-40 years? Will biological/bacterial/nucelar war ever occur?what about balkanization of european countries,and more obviously african and M.E. ones(i think latam will,on the contrary,become bigger countries trough intestine civil wars and inter-statist wars)
how do I,myself,prepp for all this?
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A thread where we can
sperg out share our thoughts about everything that goes into an industrialized war.
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Bible Study Thread (/christian/ "bunker")
As per >>38832
and what has taken place since then, I've seen enough. This is a place for anon to cool his head and discuss Christianity in a moderated environment away from the current drama attached to the board. Thread's survival is up in the air after the end of the month (up to the succeeding BO), but I'll try to periodically moderate it until then.
This thread has custom rulesets that differ from the board rules.
1) No /christian/ meta period.
Take it to /christian/ or /shelter/.
2) No identityfags or lolcows period.
Progressive ASN banning will be applied if reported for identityfagging (1 day ban, then 2 day ban, 4 day ban, etc.)
3) /christian/s only.
4) Do not advocate for regime change in this thread (in relation to the /christian/ board) or you will get bonked; take it to /christian/ or /shelter/.
5) Board rules apply.
Thread will be locked when the situation improves. Thread only to be used for theological discussion and fun; not as a platform for drama or raids. If it's misused consistently I will lock it. See the meta thread for my email or to post complaints. Do not post complaints/local meta here or you will be banned under rule 0.
>Please see me on /christian/
You can talk to me through the meta thread or through emails I'm not handing you my IP or discussing this decision over there since I do not consider the board stable at the moment.
As an icebreaker, how did anon come to join the faith?
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We should have a Myanmar/Burma thread. I think it's a big enough topic to justify having it separate from the Chink/Pajeet thread.
Long story short the Myanmar military has guaranteed 1/3rd representation in their version of congress. Aung San Suu Kyi had introduced a bunch of progressive reforms over the last few years and had frequent visits with Chinese despite Myanmar and China being in a technically hostile relationship. This is a big deal because Chinese nationals have been actively waging a civil war in Northern Myanmar. Suu Kyi lost international support after she approved the Muslim genocides back in 2017 in order to avoid a death sentence by the Myanmar military. The Myanmar military claims there was election fraud, but the evidence is more that this was a move to ensure national sovereignty as the current leader of the military would have been forced to step down/retire following the elections due to anti-military legislation congress passed in recent years. The military is using the excuse of Wu Flu to keep Myanmar's congressional body from officially convening by claiming that public officials violated COVID restrictions and utilized communication means to contact foreign countries when they were under investigation (something that is extremely illegal in Myanmar). Currently civil servants are protesting by manipulating the markets to crash the Myanmar economy with no survivors in order to try to justify UN interference in the form of foreign aid. Health workers, education workers, transportation workers, and banks are refusing to operate and holding protests. Foreign interference is expected.
>Why does this matter?
The military coup is aiming to restore the balance of power between military and civilian offices in government. If this fails, you can expect a war between Myanmar and China before the end of Biden's presidency as a means of China acquiring more territory. Specifically gemstone/mineral-rich territory that Myanmar already heavily exploits. This could give China an unprecedented economic edge to manipulate the precious metals market. Despite the military crackdown on communications and being an active part of the government, it is likely that the international community will use the protests as an excuse to start civil war in Myanmar since it could give them an excuse to plant western government military bases near China.
>Who are the good guys?
There are none. Suu Kyi is a progressive bitch, but the military are equally power-hungry and mostly working to preserve power structures that they failed to keep over the 2000s/2010s.
Stop crashing and let me post the thread, damn it.
>When the thread didn't even fucking post
God damn it.
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Homemade Meds for Bullet wounds
I made this celox b knock off using everything seen in pic + electrical tape. Havent tested it yet, what do you guys think the likelyhood of this working is? And how should i test it?
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I have quit a good sum of money to spend purely on sports training( I wont give away info about which Country im from,but il say its enough to buy an old car..this is extra,expendable income,it wont damage me)
Im obsessed over cross-functionality and inter-style matches(not mma which has devolved into its own style..I mean each fighter sticking to his own style)
What do i DO? I want to do:
>track and field
>muay thai,pro wrestling, water polo
>climbing plus acrobatics
give me some advice,some direction, i dont want to get scammed or injured
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US Air Force claims to have built a superplane in secret
Revealed: US Air Force Has Secretly Built and Flown a New Fighter Jet
The new digital tools that designed the full-scale flight demonstrator could herald a sea change in weapons acquisition.
>The U.S. Air Force’s disclosure that it has secretly built and flown a prototype fighter jet could signal a shift in how the military buys weapons and who builds them.
>Will Roper, the head of Air Force acquisition, revealed the existence of the new jet, which he said was part of the service’s Next Generation Air Dominance, or NGAD, project. “NGAD right now is designing, assembling, testing in the digital world, exploring things that would have cost time and money to wait for physical world results,” Roper said during a video presentation at the Air Force Association’s Virtual Air, Space & Cyber Conference on Tuesday. “NGAD has come so far that the full-scale flight demonstrator has already flown in the physical world. It’s broken a lot of records in the doing.”
>Roper provided no more details about the jet, which is presumed to be the Pentagon’s first attempt to build a “sixth-generation” tactical aircraft after the fifth-gen F-22 and F-35 jets. He even declined to name the company or companies that built the jet. But he said the digital design technology used to build the new plane could increase competition and increase the number of American military jet makers.
>“Digital engineering is lowering overhead for production and assembly [so] you do not have to have huge facilities, huge workforces [and] expensive tooling,” Roper said on a video conference call with reporters after his presentation. “It is letting us take aircraft assembly back to where we were in the 70s and prior to it — back when we had 10 or more companies who could build airplanes for the United States Air Force, because you could do it in hangar-like facilities with small, but very good teams, of engineers and mechanics. We're going back to that. It's super exciting.”
>Lockheed Martin and Boeing are the only two U.S. companies that currently build fighter jets.
>The Air Force in July revealed that it received 18 bids for a new drone that could fly in formation with manned fighter jets. While Boeing, Northrop Grumman and General Atomics won contracts, much smaller Kratos, which has been the subject of acquisition speculation, also received a contract. “We're...surprised there were 18 bidders,” Cowen & Company analyst Roman Schweizer, wrote in a July 24 note to investors. “Having five competitors for a decent-sized program is pretty solid, in our opinion, particularly when you consider three or fewer is the norm for most platforms, weapons or systems.”
>Another reason for disclosing the NGAD project: Roper wants companies to invest more in digital design technology. In recent years, the Pentagon writ large has been trying to tap into innovation, particularly commercial technology, that could be adopted for the military.
>Roper declined to give many additional details about the NGAD project because it is classified. But he said part of the reasoning for disclosing the existence of a test aircraft was to prove to naysayers that combat aircraft could be fully designed and tested on computers before they’re physically built, much like the way Boeing and Saab built the T-7 pilot training jet in recent years. “I've had many people in the Pentagon and elsewhere, say, ‘I see how you could apply that approach to a trainer like T-7, but you could not build a cutting-edge warfighting system that way,’” Roper said. “I've had to listen to that and just nod my head and say, ‘Well, you may be right,’ knowing in the back of my head that you're actually wrong because of what NGAD has done.”
>In addition to the NGAD and the T-7, Northrop Grumman is using digital design and testing in building new intercontinental ballistic missiles and it’s also being used on two new satellite projects, Roper said. “My hope is to create greater credibility and the process, at least within my my own team for many who are not read in to NGAD, so that they will know to get smart on this technology because we're going to train on it, we're going to drill on it until this is the way we do business,” he said.
>Digital design technology is already being used by the automotive industry and Formula One racing.
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I CAN'T BELIEVE SHINZO ABE IS FUCKING DEAD
Discussing of current events.
By spooky coincidence I discovered, while searching for Abe pics on my computer, that second pic's file name begins with "abe"
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American Made Assault Vehicle.
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Russia & Ukraine Thread 16 - Bakhmut Blitz Edition
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The subject says it all, so I shall start it with this one: .338 Lapua Magnum with a rebated rim, and an advanced primer ignition machine gun to go with it. If you don't know what that means, then kikepedia can help you out:
But the tl;dr is that it's a simple blowback mechanism that ignites the gunpowder while the cartridge is still travelling forward, and that means the bolt can be a lot lighter. Now, this machine gun would be meant for vehicles first and foremost, because there is already a small push for .338 machine guns anyway, but that one design seems to be way too complex for vehicle use, especially if you put next to it a blowback machine gun. And in theory you could refit any weapon chambered for .338 LM to fire this new cartridge simply by modifying or replacing the bolt and otherwise leaving alone the weapon.
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Camo and other clothing
Camo, jackets, hats, paint, shoes, and etc. go in this thread. The rule of thumb for camo is that if you don't know what to get, you want a general camo, your options are limited, or you're on a budget just get flecktarn. ATACS and SS-Leto are god-tier for lush environments, and alpenflage, strichtarn, and multicam are good for drier areas. M05 Winter for Winter.
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SCOTUS Rules May Issue Is Unconstitutional Under the 2nd and 14th Ammendments
SCOTUS Rules May Issue Is Unconstitutional Under the 2nd and 14th Amendments
tl;dr- Any state that isn't Shall Issue is now in violation of the constitution.
>What does it mean?
Yet to be seen as they ruled 9-0 last year that red flag laws are unconstitutional yet Congress is voting on it anyways.
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Is it true or just an urban legend that the average joe can create his own virus/chemical-warfare agent from the comfor of his home?
Im not a 'rona denialist,just interested in studying modern terrorism:its motivations and methods.
Someone on other imageboard,I remember he wanted to feed animals lots of parasites and pathogens and then burn their stomach and poop to create an air-bond agent
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Russia vs Ukraine 15 - Not A War Edition
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>TFW no Nemo Omen
>no Mark 23
>no ranger roll
>only one handgun
>only one melee
I did the best I could
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Turkey Vs. Syria
>Turkey considers Syria’s Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) to be terrorist offshoots of the Kurdish people's Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK)
>YPG conveniently happens to sit on a bunch of large oil deposits being actively drilled
>Uses instability in Syria as an excuse to genocide somewhat Commie Kurds on and off
>NATO gives Turkey the all clear to fuck around in Syria because Russia or establishment warmongers or WEF child brides, or bribes from lockheed martin or kikes or someone/something depending on who you ask
>Turkey's fucking around in Syria
>All hell is breaking loose now
>Watermelon Seller is using the war as a threat to try and force American intervention
>Meanwhile Ankara is already discussing invading Aleppo
>“I am making it very clear for them,” Roachman said. “A depth of 30 kilometers from our borders is considered to be our security zone, and we don’t want attacks launched against us from that area.”
Syria war now. Are we going for the big one?
Other types of maps: https://maps.lib.utexas.edu/maps/syria.html
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Post /k/ videos
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US Navy Ship on Fire for Two Days Straight
1,000-degree blaze continues to rage aboard Navy ship in San Diego
The fire has brought down the USS Bonhomme Richard's forward mast.
More than 400 sailors are working to put out the massive fire that continues to rage aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard in San Diego and Navy officials are unclear how long the blaze might continue to burn.nThe fire has brought down the amphibious assault ship's forward mast and caused other damage to the ship's superstructure that rises above its flight deck.
"There is a tremendous amount of heat underneath and that's where it's -- it's flashing up -- also forward, closer to the bow again there's a heat source and we're trying to get to that as well," Rear Adm. Philip Sobeck, the commander of Expeditionary Strike Group 3 said at a news conference Monday in San Diego. Sobeck said that the temperatures in the fire's heat sources are reaching as high as 1,000 degrees. With temperatures that high, the sailors are rotating in on 15-minute firefighting shifts.
Asked if he believes the ship could be saved, Sobeck said, "I feel absolutely hopeful because we have sailors giving it their all." He also expressed confidence that the fire will not get close to the ship's supply of one million gallons of fuel, which lies two decks below the blaze.
The fire continues to cause damage to the the ship's superstructure, which rises above its flight deck and has brought down one of the two masts that tower above.
Sobeck acknowledged that the ship's Halon fire suppression system -- which could have put out the initial fire -- was not activated because it was also receiving maintenance. "We again augment that with firefighting elements from the pier and the shipyard," said Sobeck.
Teams of sailors were pouring water onto the ship from the pier and from tugboats along its side. Navy helicopters have also dropped 415 buckets of water on the ship to contain the fire, much as they have done in the past to help put out wildfires.
There were 57 sailors injured after the fire started aboard the ship on Sunday, most have been treated for exhaustion and smoke inhalation. A U.S. official told ABC News that the last five individuals who remained hospitalized have been released from the hospital.
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Russia Vs Ukraine 14 - Victory Day Edition
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Post battles that occurred under very strange circumstances, had strange alliances, or were fought over other unconventional circumstances
>kraut commander of a castle prison saw the writing on the wall and went to the advancing burgers for help against the SS
>the combined forces of Burgers, Baguette and Austrian prisoners, and defecting krauts fight against other krauts that missed the memo that fuhrer was kill
are there any other significant battles where enemy forces teamed up with each other?
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>tfw live in the Capital of third-world shithole, which is still a shit-hole
I live in a fancy district but muggings,non-economically based agressions and general shit stuff is at the order of the day. how do I become REALLY able to defend myself in da streets?
I did TMA for a while but its useless when I got into a real fight a couple of times.
do I take up wing-chun? krav maga? boxing plus sambo?
Just learn to carry legal weapons and fuck bare-handed combat ideology?
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Russia & Ukraine 13 - Poposna Slapfight Edition
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R&D, New Adoption, Procurements Thread I
NEW SHIT HOT SHIT
Thread to discuss new research projects, developments, adoptions, and procurements of /k/ related material.
JAPAN: "Type 20" Rifle unveiled = Improved Drainage, Pistol Renewed
Translated by anon
>The Ground Self Defense Forces unveiled newly adopted Type 20 5.56mm rifle and 9mm Pistol SFP 9 to the press on the 18th. The new rifle has been outfitted with use in remote island defence operations in mind, with improvements in drainage and corrosion resistance, in addition to a new stock with adjustable cheek riser and stock extension. The new rifle is to be adopted by infantry regiments of the various army groups and the Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade.
>The current rifle (Type 89) was introduced in 1989, and pistol (P220) in 1982, both being renewed for the first time in 31 and 38 years respectively. The Ministry of Defence plans to acquire 3283 new Type 20 rifles and 323 SFP9 pistols within the year.
>The new rifle is made by Howa Industries (Aichi Pref. Kiyosu City). It is capable of firing 30 rounds continuously [sic], and maintains the famous "ア・タ・レ (translates to HIT)" selector markings (安全・アンゼン=Safe)・タ(単発・タンパツ=Single Shot)・レ(連射・レンシャ=Automatic Fire)". The rifle has a grip on the forend improving manipulation [sic]. The new pistol is made by Heckler and Koch of Germany and carries 15 rounds. The grip is far more ergonomic and it is capable of single handed magazine extraction.
With sexy andguards with MLOK slots, cringepods, and journalists who know so little about firearms and picatinny rails, you can all marvel how the Japanese rearmament continues cheerfully.
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USN Laser Boat second test run
Navy successfully test-fires new laser weapon off Yemen coast: report
>The US Navy successfully tested a laser weapon and destroyed a floating target in the Gulf of Aden — indicating the system could be deployed to target drone boats used by Yemen’s Houthi rebels, according to a new report.
>The USS Portland fired the Laser Weapon System Demonstrator on Tuesday in the waterway that separates the Arabian peninsula from Africa, the Associated Press reported Wednesday.
>The Navy’s 5th Fleet, based in the Middle East, said the laser “successfully engaged” the target.
>In May 2020, the USS Portland used a laser to down a drone.
>The test-firing happened off the coast of Yemen, where Iran-backed Houthi rebels seized the capital, Sana’a, in 2014, and have been battling Saudi-led forces ever since.
Is there anything new to see here or is it just LAZORS hype?
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Russia & Ukraine 12 - "Well, well, well", utterly convinced russian debunkers ep. 9999999999
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Has the short barreled AR killed the PDW as a concept or is there still hope? Also general PDW and PDW ammunition thread I suppose.
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Good evening. Constructs thread. I'm posting castles and some other goodies.
Post structures, crafts, and vehicles that you like and want to share. Scifi concepts are welcome too.
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Regular history thread
History thread. Because >>17124
needs a less schizo buddy. Talk about whatever interests in history. Military, weapons, politics, etc, are obviously a stronger focus here.
Here's something to start with: How did Pope Leo I persuade Attila to avert his planned invasion of Italy? What mastery of diplomacy and persuasion did it take to pull this off, and how do you think he did it specifically?
>Pope Leo I is perhaps best known for having met Attila the Hun in 452 and persuaded him to turn back from his invasion of Italy.
>Pope Benedict XVI said that Leo's papacy "was undoubtedly one of the most important in the Church's history."
(I made a longpost about Assyria at first, but lost the tab. This is my alternate thread starter topic.)
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Is a 22 a good choice for self defense?
I could mag dump and then hit him in the head with a club or some crap. Overpenetration is a concern.
Pic kinda related. She's holding a gun, and this is /k.
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How can i buy a gun or a weapon ? can you give me some market site?
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Does anyone know why exactly there are so many three letter agencies all devoted to doing the same vague, classified jobs? I can excuse stuff like ICE, DEA and ATF who have more specific roles (although they should still be being handled by the police or military) but this is different. Are there any I missed? Do you know what the differences are between them and how they interact with each other? Why were the rest of them created despite the fact that which ever one of them came first already existed, and why do they all continue to exist today?
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Board OC video competition
TL DR: VOL IS RETARDED AND CAN'T VIDEO EDIT. BEST OC VIDEO SUBMITTED BEFORE DEC 14TH GETS FEATURED ON PINNED ON A (NEW) META POST FOR A LONG PERIOD OF TIME. RULES BELOW.
First off... Happy Aufbau Ost.
I said I'd make a few videos for the board when I had free time when I got a functioning GPU
. Well, GPU still missing so I got a pos from 2004.... Took me forever to render this so fuck that and it was $5 for the GPU........
I think personally, that the board needs to break off from the original 8cuck history, since a lot of our banners/oc is from that era... So..... Taking into the spirit, "What's a warboard without conflict?" signage in red, I'll give all you streloks' a little challenge. Create the an oc video for the board to be featured on the intro post for half a year, before I rotate them. The previous video was made by slovak anon here: >>7690
>must be less than file limit (20mb), preferably under 10mb
>Must be submitted in WEBM format
>must be oc
>Sound encouraged, not required
>focused on board content (If it's interesting I can accept that).
>board rules apply, gore in this case means visible organs/limbs/head detached etc. If it's just a dead body I don't think anyone gives a fuck.
>must be submitted before Dec 14th, 2021.
>real life footage preferred
>SCRUB YOUR FILE METADATA
If there are no visible quality differences (eg, bad cuts like my POS right there, mismatched audio), I'll put them all into a raffle drawing and draw one as the winner. The rest will be rotated at some interval I'll figure out later (probably annually/ semi-annual)
Good hunting, strelok.