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Forum: Rifles February 23rd, 2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 812
Posted By rob-cubed
It wouldn't be the first time Molot was forced to...

It wouldn't be the first time Molot was forced to shutter itself. Robarms conversions were hard to come by and the only source of them for a while there.

The simple fact is: Russia is already...
Forum: Rifles February 22nd, 2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By rob-cubed
I'd definitely confirm before assuming. I had...

I'd definitely confirm before assuming. I had issues with online vendors and auctions before 2013, but post-2013 no one wants to mess with shipping just one gun that "might be banned" given our laws....
Forum: Rifles February 18th, 2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 926
Posted By rob-cubed
The VZ is an improvement over the AK in many...

The VZ is an improvement over the AK in many ways. But, I'd still get an AK-pattern rifle first if you want a Commie rifle. Note I said first--because you really need one of each.

The one drawback...
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II February 17th, 2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,013
Posted By rob-cubed
At least what I think BenL is implying is that...

At least what I think BenL is implying is that "need" is difficult to defend. Nobody needs a car that does 200 mph either, the better argument is: why should you be able to prohibit me from owning...
Forum: Rifles February 13th, 2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 957
Posted By rob-cubed
Funny how "those crap pot-metal Chinese AKs"...

Funny how "those crap pot-metal Chinese AKs" everybody used to pass over when they were dirt cheap and available are now collectors items.
Forum: Rifles February 13th, 2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 957
Posted By rob-cubed
Just damn sexy. Chinese AKs are great if you can...

Just damn sexy. Chinese AKs are great if you can find them.

You need a bakelite Polytech mag to go with it!
Forum: Rifles February 12th, 2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 957
Posted By rob-cubed
WASR quality control is lower than other imports:...

WASR quality control is lower than other imports: the good ones are good and the bad ones have canted sights or poor groupings. Inspect in person before buying.

I'd recommend you go for a...
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II February 11th, 2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,013
Posted By rob-cubed
It's an unconstitutional law and should be...

It's an unconstitutional law and should be repealed.

The restoring of our rights is far more important than monetary value.

That said, it ain't gonna happen. Just not enough political will,...
Forum: Rifles February 8th, 2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 527
Posted By rob-cubed
Without knowing more about what's wrong: 1)...

Without knowing more about what's wrong:
1) Mags not seating is usually due to a mag catch that needs filing or replacing, or the height of the selector stop itself. Either are fairly easily...
Forum: Giveaways February 8th, 2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 466
Posted By rob-cubed
I played the hell out of House of the Dead 1-3...

I played the hell out of House of the Dead 1-3 but really, the classics are what ate all my allowance money.

Asteroids. Space Invaders. Galaga/Galaxian. Donkey Kong. Ms Pacman.

To this day I...
Forum: Giveaways February 7th, 2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 466
Posted By rob-cubed
Great karma... I don't have room for any of it...

Great karma... I don't have room for any of it but emu takes me back. That Moon Patrol cabinet...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) February 3rd, 2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 956
Posted By rob-cubed
Had no idea these existed. Spectacular condition...

Had no idea these existed. Spectacular condition for its age. Congrats Mawkie.

Bakelite needs to make a comeback.

So... are you going to shoot her or stash her away?
Forum: Shotguns February 1st, 2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 417
Posted By rob-cubed
I will give Kel-Tec YUUUuuge props for pushing...

I will give Kel-Tec YUUUuuge props for pushing firearms design forward and trying new things. I still have and appreciate their SU-16C. They've made a lot of really nifty products to date.

The...
Forum: Central Maryland February 1st, 2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,967
Posted By rob-cubed
What no Gen 1 love? Mine is still going strong. ...

What no Gen 1 love? Mine is still going strong.

The Gen 4 is a general improvement over the Gen 3, though I don't like the aggressive grip texture as much.

But, it's a Glock. I mean, whichever...
Forum: Outdoor Sports January 31st, 2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 724
Posted By rob-cubed
I'm not a hunter, got no idea what's legal... but...

I'm not a hunter, got no idea what's legal... but the bunnies decimated my garden last 1-2 years. We used to have a fox or two around, but haven't seen it one a while. Have a huge excess of rabbit...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues January 30th, 2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,292
Posted By rob-cubed
^^ Totally different rear trunnions, you could...

^^ Totally different rear trunnions, you could add a wood stock but it would take some work. The folder is the best of both worlds. There are plenty of fixed-stock wood AK-74s out there,...
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II January 29th, 2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By rob-cubed
And, as a follow-up to those of you who have more...

And, as a follow-up to those of you who have more experience with these... the Shockwave Zmags seem the best bang for the buck. How do they compare to RPB mags?
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II January 29th, 2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By rob-cubed
MAC 11/9 mag identification?

I'm trying to sort out what kind of mags came with my MAC. They have an odd stamp on the front (opposite the spine) like CMIII with a J line through it.. I haven't seen this on any other metal mags....
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues January 17th, 2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,057
Posted By rob-cubed
Up to the dealer, they make the transfer so they...

Up to the dealer, they make the transfer so they get to layer their own rules on how it gets xferred to you. Selling a new lock with every purchase is value-add, nets a few more dollars in profit to...
Forum: National 2A Issues January 14th, 2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,174
Posted By rob-cubed
We have all the downsides of a liberal state with...

We have all the downsides of a liberal state with none of the benefits. :innocent0

From Wiki: ATF has 4,770 employees,[2] and an annual budget of $1.15 billion (2012).[3]

Like most other...
Forum: Capital Region January 14th, 2017, 12:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,837
Posted By rob-cubed
Pretty much all Asian (and specifically...

Pretty much all Asian (and specifically Korean-Asian) grocery stores have "that odor".

Honestly all the seafood we've ever gotten from such stores is cheaper and at least as fresh, if not fresher...
Forum: Handguns January 12th, 2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 566
Posted By rob-cubed
I don't have a CCW but wear around the house (and...

I don't have a CCW but wear around the house (and sometimes at work) enough to know what feels right.

It comes down to a few things:

1) How are you wearing it, and what size are you? For me,...
Forum: Rifles January 11th, 2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 765
Posted By rob-cubed
The DR200 was designed to get around the original...

The DR200 was designed to get around the original AWB. As such it passes the features test with flying colors. There's no specific ban by model number, so inquire at the FFL of your choosing and see...
Forum: Rifles January 11th, 2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,024
Posted By rob-cubed
Is best caliber. Do it for the Motherland. ...

Is best caliber. Do it for the Motherland.

7.62x39 is fun to shoot, but an all-around compromise; designed to be controllable full auto but lacks the reach of the 308/x54r or the modern advantages...
Forum: Rifles January 9th, 2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 805
Posted By rob-cubed
I got a Rhineland in tiger stripe. Great set for...

I got a Rhineland in tiger stripe. Great set for the price, a few gripes:
1) The front was just too "square" and needed contouring. Granted the SVD is square, but without a retainer and the angled...
Forum: Gym Ratz Nutrition January 8th, 2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,230
Posted By rob-cubed
If only you were a little closer to Baltimore......

If only you were a little closer to Baltimore... :innocent0
Forum: Shotguns January 7th, 2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By rob-cubed
Very cool but man is that thing MASSIVE. Cat...

Very cool but man is that thing MASSIVE.

Cat paws are a huge plus. Way better than human feet!
Forum: Training and Safety January 4th, 2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 638
Posted By rob-cubed
Semi-auto mag fed. Ruger 10/22s are popular...

Semi-auto mag fed.

Ruger 10/22s are popular and endlessly accessorizable, though honestly I like CZs and Savages and Marlins better (though the latter has had some QC issues after moving their...
Forum: Handguns December 29th, 2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,350
Posted By rob-cubed
Why compromise? Choose .40 instead! :D Most...

Why compromise? Choose .40 instead! :D

Most of mine are 9mm: it's cheaper, it's effective in 147 grain +P, and it's universally adopted. I make exceptions for the venerable 1911 and am getting an...
Forum: Handguns December 27th, 2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By rob-cubed
Impressed at its potential--but engaging with a...

Impressed at its potential--but engaging with a pistol beyond 25m or so? Way out of the abilities of most shooters, and especially under stressful conditions.

There's a reason it's called a...
Forum: Capital Region December 22nd, 2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,837
Posted By rob-cubed
Yeah Gmart was great while it lasted. I hope,...

Yeah Gmart was great while it lasted. I hope, eventually, an Asian grocery store opens again there. My Mom and Grandma loved Gmart.

Asian stores remain the best bargain for vegetables, meat, and...
Forum: The Depot December 21st, 2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,265
Posted By rob-cubed
The only time I sell guns is to make room in the...

The only time I sell guns is to make room in the safe for new guns. First world problems.

At this point I've sold more than I currently own. Some stuff just never feels right. I'm not a wheel gun...
Forum: Handguns December 17th, 2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,025
Posted By rob-cubed
You like the Sig, get the Sig. If you don't...

You like the Sig, get the Sig.

If you don't buy it now, you'll get one later anyway... :D
Forum: Rifles December 13th, 2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,093
Posted By rob-cubed
What can I add? The oddballs that take STANAG...

What can I add? The oddballs that take STANAG mags, like the Daewoo K2, AR-18, and SIG 556 are cool. Maybe they aren't everyone's cup of tea but they are nifty and collectible now.

In my top 10...
Forum: Gun Shows December 13th, 2016, 10:46 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 12,217
Posted By rob-cubed
It wasn't huge, but there was a decent selection....

It wasn't huge, but there was a decent selection. Turnout on Sunday was not heavy when I was there.

Probably, if you were a haggler and went late in the day, some deals could be had.
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