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Forum: Handguns October 20th, 2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,595
Posted By ken792
See top of Page 4 for the SAAMI specs, including...

See top of Page 4 for the SAAMI specs, including +P
Forum: Handguns October 18th, 2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,595
Posted By ken792
That has nothing to do with that ammo being NATO,...

That has nothing to do with that ammo being NATO, mil-spec, FMJ, etc. It's no different from AAC calling their .300 cartridge the Blackout or Colt naming their rimless .45 the Automatic Colt Pistol....
Forum: Handguns October 18th, 2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,595
Posted By ken792
No explicit requirement for construction in...

No explicit requirement for construction in STANAG 4090, but it must follow the shape and be able to inflict what they define as a fatal wound after punching through an M1 helmet or M1952 vest at...
Forum: Handguns October 18th, 2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,595
Posted By ken792
Here is SAAMI. It says 35000 PSI or 241 MPa max...

Here is SAAMI. It says 35000 PSI or 241 MPa max average for regular 9mm and 38500 PSI or 265 MPa for 9mm +P. Not that you could compare the numbers directly, but NATO STANAG 4090 says 230 MPa max...
Forum: Handguns October 18th, 2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,595
Posted By ken792
Now that I'm at a desktop, here's the link to...

Now that I'm at a desktop, here's the link to STANAG 4090 for those who don't want to open the file in my post.

Note that it says that it must have a mean radius of 3" at 50yd. That's not the same...
Forum: Handguns October 18th, 2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,595
Posted By ken792
Whoever wrote that doesn't understand pressure...

Whoever wrote that doesn't understand pressure testing. SAAMI and NATO EPVAT use different methods of placing the sensors in the test barrels, so you can't just compare the numbers.

The Wikipedia...
Forum: Handguns October 17th, 2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,595
Posted By ken792
I said it's STANAG 4090. I can't hyperlink it...

I said it's STANAG 4090. I can't hyperlink it from my phone, but I saved it and uploaded it. You will see 235 MPa, 400-600 ft-lb, 108-128gr, and a specific 7.848" test barrel.



Velocity alone...
Forum: Handguns October 17th, 2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,595
Posted By ken792
It's not true that 9mm NATO is +P and 9mm NATO...

It's not true that 9mm NATO is +P and 9mm NATO doesn't have to be 124gr. A lot of the 9mm NATO sold on the commercial market bears CIP acceptance marks on boxes.

The CIP pressure of 9mm and the...
Forum: Rifles October 16th, 2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By ken792
It can physically take a military AK mag, so that...

It can physically take a military AK mag, so that would make it unsporting. The barrel and receiver would have to be destroyed since they had ever been part of a nonimportable firearm.
...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) October 10th, 2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,693
Posted By ken792
Looking at recent auctions, I see that some C&R...

Looking at recent auctions, I see that some C&R Standards in shooter grade with moderate finish wear sell for under $200 shipped.
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II October 10th, 2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By ken792
If you say you only want to enhance your personal...

If you say you only want to enhance your personal collection, they will deny an application for an 01. They only approve those for business uses. There are still plenty of home based 01s (and 07s),...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) October 8th, 2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,693
Posted By ken792
United had a C&R Mk. I Target for $275 a few...

United had a C&R Mk. I Target for $275 a few months ago.

You can find Standards cheap on Gunbroker because everyone calls them Mk. Is. An auction that's correctly labeled as a Standard slips under...
Forum: The Depot October 8th, 2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By ken792
M3s will work properly with the SA80 and original...

M3s will work properly with the SA80 and original HK416s, which have a magwell that's a bit longer and tighter than a US spec AR. The front over-insertion stop on the M3 is a bit lower and has an...
Forum: Gun Shows October 7th, 2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,556
Posted By ken792
I liked the PG one. There were lots of cool...

I liked the PG one. There were lots of cool surplus trinkets there. I got my first surplus rifle off of Lou there in 2011.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) October 7th, 2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,680
Posted By ken792
Some of those RGS receivers are very ugly and...

Some of those RGS receivers are very ugly and some look quite nice. At least one guy on CMP Forums got one with rounded rear sight serrations, but CMP said they're swapping it out.

The new...
Forum: Handguns October 3rd, 2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By ken792
The patent listed on Gen 4s is for the modular...

The patent listed on Gen 4s is for the modular backstrap lugs and another is for the backstraps. The size of the ring at the front of the slide is not patented.
...
Forum: Handguns October 2nd, 2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By ken792
The dust cover is too skinny for the front ring...

The dust cover is too skinny for the front ring at the bottom of the slide. You could widen the channel for it and the larger recoil spring assembly.
Forum: Rifles September 20th, 2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,868
Posted By ken792
It's not accurate to say that the AR-15 was never...

It's not accurate to say that the AR-15 was never select fire. Until I believe the early 70s, Colt marked both commercial full autos and its military contract M16 variants as AR-15s. M16 was the...
Forum: Rifles September 17th, 2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 699
Posted By ken792
Just do it as a pistol and put an SBA3 or SBA4...

Just do it as a pistol and put an SBA3 or SBA4 brace on there.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 16th, 2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,305
Posted By ken792
The issue was more complicated than just...

The issue was more complicated than just technique (which was deemed an issue of its own). The single heat treatment was found to harden the receivers all the way through, even if all the steps were...
Forum: Recreational Shooting September 15th, 2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 793
Posted By ken792
The first year costs between the dues, the...

The first year costs between the dues, the initiation fee, and other fees will put it around $400.
Forum: Recreational Shooting September 15th, 2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 793
Posted By ken792
BCC-IWLA is not bad at $185 per year, plus $50 if...

BCC-IWLA is not bad at $185 per year, plus $50 if you don't do the service hours and $35 if you want to be a range officer (no $7 per day fee to use the range and can open it on your own, but you do...
Forum: Recreational Shooting September 15th, 2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 793
Posted By ken792
I shoot my .22 at 100yd at BCC-IWLA in...

I shoot my .22 at 100yd at BCC-IWLA in Poolesville. It's also members and escorted guests only. The wind doesn't get bad there. The rifle range is nine firing positions with holders at 50yd and...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 14th, 2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By ken792
I've only ever seen two Hungarian M91/30s and one...

I've only ever seen two Hungarian M91/30s and one sniper rifle in person.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 13th, 2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By ken792
My guess would be that it was previously...

My guess would be that it was previously privately owned in Europe and the owner didn't want to deal with the permits for owning it live.

What's that proof mark on the right side of the receiver?
Forum: Gunsmithing September 13th, 2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By ken792
Unnecessary unless you have one of those aluminum...

Unnecessary unless you have one of those aluminum barrel nuts that specifically call for it since they can't be torqued to spec. The castle nut does fine for holding the receiver extension in place...
Forum: Capital Region September 11th, 2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,920
Posted By ken792
The-Armory is also good. They're in VA Beach, so...

The-Armory is also good. They're in VA Beach, so shipping is quick and relatively cheap. They don't yet have to collect MD sales tax either.

$286 shipped for a case of Wolf Gold .223 in an ammo...
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II September 11th, 2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By ken792
The M110 has its own suppressor. The M40A5 guys...

The M110 has its own suppressor. The M40A5 guys want the Surefire FA762SS.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 10th, 2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,502
Posted By ken792
Did you end up having a blown case head or was it...

Did you end up having a blown case head or was it just those small cracks?

The 8rd you chronographed had a standard deviation of 29.19 FPS and a max spread of 84 FPS, with an average of 2784 FPS....
Forum: Reloading September 9th, 2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,411
Posted By ken792
Four or five is a reasonable weight in a can to...

Four or five is a reasonable weight in a can to expect a infantryman to grab and move. The weight is similar to a 250rd belt in a can for a Browning MG, so they'd probably be used to it. The M1917...
Forum: Reloading September 9th, 2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,411
Posted By ken792
Yeah, I knew ammo was delivered from the factory...

Yeah, I knew ammo was delivered from the factory packed in whatever form desired, but I'm not sure what method they used to fill the clips. I haven't seen video or photos of the factories doing the...
Forum: Reloading September 9th, 2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,411
Posted By ken792
Dupe

Dupe
Forum: Reloading September 9th, 2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,411
Posted By ken792
This says about 500 of these loading machines...

This says about 500 of these loading machines were made in 1938 and 1939 fiscal years. I don't know how it was done during WWII though.
...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues September 8th, 2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,352
Posted By ken792
Yeah, one of my friends moved down here from MD...

Yeah, one of my friends moved down here from MD and asked me how to sell a handgun he no longer carries. I mentioned that he can ask for whatever documents he wants and that most everyone asks for a...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues September 8th, 2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,352
Posted By ken792
I've never sold on Armslist, but have used it to...

I've never sold on Armslist, but have used it to buy plenty of stuff with zero negative experiences. Here in VA, it's pretty standard for sellers to state in ads that they'll only sell to those who...
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