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General Discussion / Re: The Black Market for Firearms
« on: August 11, 2019, 01:26:45 AM »
Back again with more breaking news. There is now a 12 gauge revolving pump shotgun combining metal and 3d printed parts. This is getting interesting.

https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2019/07/17/the-liberator12k-a-diy-3d-printed-12-gauge-revolving-shotgun/


The designer seemed to have taken some inspiration from the Armsel_Striker shotgun. See the resemblance?

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General Discussion / Gun control and Censorship
« on: August 07, 2019, 08:57:02 PM »
When watching Youtube videos on the subject, has anyone ever taken screenshots of their comments mysteriously disappearing when they log out? I have taken quite a few for a while now.

Here is an example. This is my comment I made on an episode of the Jimmy Kimmel Show covering the Las Vegas Shooting. I can see it when I am logged in, but not not when I am logged out.





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General Discussion / Re: The Black Market for Firearms
« on: August 07, 2019, 08:31:49 PM »
Yes, it was admittedly a generalization, that doesn't apply either to the Balkans, or the Chzech Republic and Hungary.

You got that right. Speaking of the United Kingdom.


https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-sussex-48202765

https://nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/news/pair-jailed-for-supplying-guns-made-at-hailsham-firearms-factory

https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2019/05/08/fn-1922-pistol-copies-produced-in-illegal-gun-factory-in-sussex-uk/


Apparently the NCA (UK's FBI) has discovered a machine shop that was producing, what appears to be, somewhat rough copies of FN/Browning 1922 handguns, which is a bigger variant of the FN_Model_1910. In the video, they say this is the first time they have seen something like this. But assure you this is not gonna be the last.

A Clear example of the proliferation of technology. I won't be surprised if within the next 5-10 years we start seeing 9mm handguns being produced.

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General Discussion / Re: The Black Market for Firearms
« on: August 06, 2019, 09:19:13 PM »
Quite surprising to see it in Canada--if only because, restrictive by US standards as they are, firearms are still easier to get than in Europe.

Then again, I suppose any restriction creates incentive for this.

Canada's laws are restrictive in some ways, but they are also less stringent than the US in other ways. For Example: You can buy short-barreled shotguns more easily in Canada than the US, which require ATF approval and a 200 dollar tax. One of the articles I posted, did say that Montreal is home of Canada's gun registration scheme and has the strictest laws in North America so I guess that could be an incentive. Another one could be demand for fully-automatic weapons (if these really are full-auto, because the articles don't really go into detail).

Also, I think we are seeing this because of the proliferation of technology. 20 or 30 years ago computer aided machine tools were limited to large scale industrial operations And now they could be had for less than 3 grand in some cases. I think this is only the beginning of what is to come.

Speaking of Europe, it really depends on your location. Guns are more readily available in Serbia than the United Kingdom, for example. In fact in much of the former Yugoslavia there are still many weapons leftover from the wars during the 1990s. Many of them were hidden away by private collectors, people who thought it would not be wise to turn in their weapons in case another conflict breaks out, or sold to criminal groups who want to make quick buck.

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General Discussion / Re: Venezuela Is Not Real Socialism Rebuttals
« on: March 17, 2018, 01:58:20 PM »

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General Discussion / Venezuela Is Not Real Socialism Rebuttals
« on: March 17, 2018, 01:50:44 PM »
Venezuela is one of the biggest socialist disasters in modern history. And Socialists are now back tracking and claiming that it was not  has.
Here are some sources you can use to counter these weasels.

This is from Bernie Sanders own website. (Link Bellow)

https://www.sanders.senate.gov/newsroom/must-read/close-the-gaps-disparities-that-threaten-america

At the very last sentence.

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These days, the American dream is more apt to be realized in South America, in places such as Ecuador, Venezuela and Argentina, where incomes are actually more equal today than they are in the land of Horatio Alger. Who's the banana republic now?

Socialist celebrities such as Michael Moore praised it.

https://twitter.com/mmflint/status/309124649244057600?lang=en

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General Discussion / Another Prohibition
« on: March 16, 2018, 02:07:17 AM »
I have heard people online advocating for the complete prohibition of porn. Did these people learn nothing from prohibition of alcohol and drugs?! After two massive failures, this time they have absolutely no excuse.

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General Discussion / Re: Stefan Molyneux
« on: March 12, 2018, 04:28:19 AM »
BTW You guys ever watched his wonder woman review?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEr4VwCV-E4

I seem to have problem linking YouTube videos

It is obvious that he's talking out of his ass and he didn't even watch the movie. It is also the perfect example of apophenia and pareidolia.

I could do an almost complete point by point refutation of it


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And people say "Hurr-durr, why don't we Europeans have problems with guns?"

If you compare the total number of mass shootings in the European Union (including the Euro zone) and the United States it's really not as bad as the media makes it out to be. The EU had around 24-25 (I think) while the US had around 32-33 ( I think). Considering the US has 2.17 more landmass the difference is not that huge.

The EU/USA comparison is also more accurate compared to one individual country in Europe because the EU structure is very similar to the US under the Articles of Confederation, with some aspects of pre-civil war constitutional era. All they really need is central army and they will look quiet similar to pre-civil war, constitutional era, USA.

So to all you arrogant and elitist snobs across the Atlantic. I have only one response for you


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Anyway: heck, we don't even need expensive or posh mills. You remember the ones in Pakistan and India, right? their tools in total can't possibly exceed 1,000 dollars: nearly everything is done by hand, yet they, per man, turn out dozens of pistols, shotguns, and rifles every year--all destined for the black market.

CNC and better tech are merely luxuries. During alcohol prohibition there were illegal booze production. They ranged widely in terms of sophistication. Some were made in little more than bathtubs, while others were produced to high standards in hidden but very well equipped distilleries similar with meth today. And like I said some previous posts, metal 3d printing seems to advancing very quickly. It is only a matter of time. BTW Seeing how relatively sophisticated this piece is I am a little surprised that the underground builders didn't try to build something a little more potent like select-fire, short-barreled rifles.

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General Discussion / Re: Stefan Molyneux
« on: March 11, 2018, 06:00:57 PM »
In other words--what a shock, I know--it might have something to do with educatino and free access to new ideas and information?

I'm seeing this now back home: a guy from Egypt, of all places, made a video peddling Darwin out! I couldn't do this without first hiding my name and face back in my day: Shane can tell you my initial reaction when he put my name out on the podcast XD

I'm seeing videos, making fun of leaders, and discussing new ideas on religion and government. Just hope this takes us in the right direction.

Anyway: that cunt lost all credibility after the TruShibes affair.

I heard the most common consensus on race is that there are some differences here and there, but the differences are so minuscule that it's almost not worth considering. Is this correct?

And even if there are genetic differences, IQ is definitely not one them.

I also heard that Stefan is now blocking and deleting anyone that calls him out. That is why I unsubscribed from him.

Who's TruShibes?

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General Discussion / Re: Stefan Molyneux
« on: March 09, 2018, 11:11:56 PM »
Yeah, he became a Trumpeter and a race realist.

I also hear him rant on about IQ. I heard IQ is rising in every nation even in poor sub saharan african countries. Too fast for it to be genetic.

Some of the trippiest videos of him I watched were his movie critiques. One that had me raising an eyebrow was in his stars wars critique when he claimed that the x wing fighters represent the sperm and the death star the egg. Can anyone say Paraidolia and Apophenia?

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General Discussion / Stefan Molyneux
« on: March 09, 2018, 02:28:04 AM »
What is your opinion of him?

I personally think he has gone a little loopy in recent years.

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There are a limited number of good configurations for a pistol, and somewhat fewer for a fully automatic pistol due to the additional constraints that full auto fire imposes.  Any new design is probably going to look like something that already exists.

The (relatively) simple mechanism probably relates to the fact that the designer likely had less experience, training, and resources than a conventional gun maker would bring to bear on developing a new gun.  Simpler designs are also usually quicker and easier to make than more complex ones, and in this case it also lowers the cyclic rate, which probably improves the characteristics of the gun.  Full auto firing weapons are notorious for being hard to hit anything in particular with, to the extent that the US removed full auto fire from the M16 quite a while ago, replacing it with a burst mode that puts about as many rounds more or less on target per trigger press with much less waste.  Slowing the rate should make the recoil control easier and increase the duration of the burst.

I am a bit puzzled as to what these guns are actually being used for.  Full auto hand-held weapons are mostly only good for suppression fire, simply to keep the other side's head's down to you can do something more effective without them shooting back effectively.  Of course, the only specifics about who had one of these guns in the course of a crime was a drug smuggler, who might have had it for intimidation factor against a possibly unreliable contact on either end of the journey.  While other guns of this design are mentioned, no specifics about who had them and under what circumstances were given.  I suppose emptying the clip at would-be assailants would make them dive for cover and you could use the delay it would create to haul ass the hell away (another thing area suppression fire is good for:  covering retreat by impeding enemy movement).

Simpler designs also means less likely to break and easier maintenance and repair. This is crucial if a customer contacts the builders because it broke. They could send him new parts more easily. Interchangeability or parts might be a problem if they are hand built tho.

I think this particular design is meant to have a stock attached to the back (judging by the hole and the slightly recessed back end of the lower frame). There also appear to rails at the front end passed the trigger guard for adding optics and maybe a fore-grip. The barrel also takes a silencer, which means it could also take a muzzle break (that should help with the recoil a bit). Those could help in firing in full-auto or bursts. And it also has a semi-auto or single shot mode (there is the selector switch behind the grip). Also, full-auto probably won't be too inaccurate if you are up close and going after only one target in a confined space.

Seeing this makes you think of what the future might hold, doesn't it? With 3d printers now you could probably build hi-point like pistols. I always imagined that there would be huge trucks with cargo containers that housed machine shops, churning out gun parts. Not unlike mobile meth labs. Barrels are the toughest parts fabricate, but drilling and rifling a pistol length and caliber barrel shouldn't be too difficult. Also 3d printing in metal might change everything. In the future, say within 20 years, we could likely see people printing full-sized assault/battle rifles and maybe even grenade launchers.

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What I mean about replicating an existing manufacturer's general market design is that doing that means that it will be less likely that law enforcement will realize that a clandestine manufacturer even exists.  They won't look for something they never consider the existence of.

It is also the case that there are many more machinists who can replicate an existing design from an example than there are engineers who can design a new one or make major modifications to one.  This is just strange on a great many levels.

I think this is to draw attention to their particular brand of weapons. In the legal market you have different brands of any product and some people develop loyalty to a particular brand if they find them dependable. That will make it more likely for repeat business. Also this gun doesn't look too difficult to manufacture in a decent machine shop. The internals are actually pretty simple compared to many other designs.

BTW this gun seems very similar to HK VP70 and the Beretta M93R doesn't it?

Heckler_&_Koch_VP70

Beretta_93R

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