12 May 2020 19:10
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I wish I could afford Barrett x.x Just watched daddy thumbs video on the newly adopted mrad
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Had a bit of respect for them ever since they told California that they wouldn't sell to their police because technically they couldn't legally sell to criminals
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Wish they made a wider variety of firearms.
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They have a small and large frame ar, and a couple of bolt actions i think. Their mrad has interchangeable bolts and barrels though, so you can swap out what you want and re zero
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I guess I'd rather see a handful of top tier guns than a bunch of mediocre ones with slight differences
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I had difficulty finding their AR parts for a build.
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I think they only sell pre built ar's but i could be wrong
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Judging by their reputation with other guns, and the hefty pricetag on their di and piston ar's, it sounds like they're pretty high quality. I haven't read about them though
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Hah apparently the r in rec7 stands for reliability. I just want one of their bolt guns though
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If you don't mind getting a Destructive Device license. There's the Anzio Ironworks 20mm anti-material rifle. Makes .50BMG look small.
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Well... decided to take a look at the Rec7 just because... It's 2500 for the standard black Cerkote Carbine...
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And for some reason, the lightweight version is 2200... it's cheaper?
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Don't know why, granted the rec7 is piston driven so it's more expensive than the rec7 di, which will be even lighter than those two
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Ah okay they only have the piston and di versions. The di is lighter, but also less expensive because it's not a piston gun
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Yeah, but Piston is supposed to be even more reliable, right?
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Supposedly yeah. It keeps gunk out of the receiver but it builds up in the gas block instead. I could be wrong but I think a lot of them blow gunk out of the gas block so while it's a pain to clean, it still functions
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Go figure, ive got extra money right now... Looking at helmets.. Any tips, or finger points in the right direction are appreciated.
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Unless you're taking classes that require a ballistic helmet for whatever reason, your best bet is a good quality bump helmet like team wendy, if you need to mount nods. If you don't need to mount nods or protect your head from bumping into shit due to your environment, no helmet
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What kind of helmet would you recommend for posing in front of the mirror?
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Definitely either team wendy or crye, both look pretty cool
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Jokes aside I've got a team wendy bump helmet and its saved me from countless concussions. Very comfortable, well fitting, and protective.
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Damn, 400-2500 for team wendy shit on ebay..
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Back to banadanas, and boonie hats it is
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Their story is pretty cool too, a bit sad. Tldr the owner founded the company after his daughter died of traumatic brain injury from a skiing accident. He decided to make the best helmets possible after that.
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What's up with the different finishes on BCGs? What do different ones like phosphate, parkerized, and NiB do?
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It's differing amounts of finish toughness. Gimme a sec, it's a google search away
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I ask because I'm looking for less copy paste knowledge and more practical experience with them
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Phosphate is tough and cost efficient. But harder to clean and requires more lube. Black Nitride is basically better in every way but more expensive. Nickle Boron is the best, also more expensive, and also shiny
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My personal favorite is Black Nitride, it's tough, doesn't require as much lube as Phosphate, and doesn't have the shine of the Nickle Boron, which can give your position away better.
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There are more kinds out there too, but those are the most common.
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@Crye Salesman I don’t remember at the moment the exact reasons but I was told by some SOTAR guys that NiB was discovered to be shite, do you know the reasoning?
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Is making the change to a free float handguard vs delta ring worth a hundred bucks?
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LITERALLY a night and day difference
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It helps that much with accuracy?
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@[LA] Zoomer Medi/k/ NiB doesn’t retain lubricant like phosphate does, your rifle will shed lube much faster
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And the slick carrier won’t actually run any better so, it’s actually less reliable over time
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I just use nitride because it seems to be durable and very common
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Oh you forgot the best one. TiN bcg's force everyone to drop what they're doing and admire your flex even though it costs about the same
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Nothing says flex like spending 2-3 times the price for parts because they're from a brand that literally no one but airsofters have heard of.
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Honestly forgot salient arms exists
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Im gonna grab the LMT enhanced whenever I find one in stock
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@EDDSkitz you use peltors with your kit?
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Yeah, comtac III's
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Single com, but there's a guy that makes dual com PTT'S for single com radios
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JCI Comms on Facebook
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I’ve got the dual comms
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But I was planning on putting one 2 pin and one 3 pin
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I almost did duals
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I've been thinking of switching to the Opscore AMPs but damn are they expensive
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Are they better?
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I found mine salty for 315
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I bought new
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Yeah the amps are way better, but like 1400
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Super Gucci operator shit though
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The way they attach to the helmet is dope though
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I don’t even have a helmet
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Idek if I will until I build a “stationary” loadout
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So I'm currently looking for companies that make quality AR's comparable to SOLGW in the price range of $1,000 to $1,800 (5.56 nato and preferably in stock)
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Any suggestions? I was told sionics and BCM make quality rifles im just looking for more opinions
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Lemme check prices, 1800 gets you a lot
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You want that to include optic?
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Help me out here guys. When did pouring synthetic motor oil and grease on your bcg become a thing, or did everyone but me know about it until two days ago?
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Optics aren't a big deal for me right now, I'll get one down the road when I'm 100% comfortable with the platform and realistically don't need it
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@normallydrunk it’s been a thing cheap people have done for awhile but it works well
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I gotcha. Just got verbally face fucked for saying I've always just used remoil and that I should have been dunking my shit on Mobil 1 all these years. If remoil sucks, I'm completely open to recommendations for a better gun lube if y'all have any.
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Remoil works but you need it every time
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Grease is best in my opinion
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Ok, thanks for being clear. That makes sense. What grease do you recommend?
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Awesome. I'll pick some up and try it out and see how I like it. I appreciate the help.
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Np, it’ll last you forever
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@disgracedMORTAL8036419 griffin armament recce
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All in stock on rainier arms
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@pathenryv2 unfortunately they're all in 2.23 wylde
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There’s nothing wrong with .223 wylde
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You realize 223 wylde just means you can run .223 or 5.56 right?
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That's all inuse in my rifles
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223 wylde is one of the better options as opposed to favoring one or the other
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Sorry excuse my ignorance, frankly I'm not familiar with it at all.
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I only buy 5.56, but to be able to run whatever if shit went down is a bonus
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All good, many think it's a special round
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But after briefly reading up on it yeah its actually the better route for versatility
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For a battle rifle it's the only way to go IMO
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Now if you're building a specialty gun of some sort there are benefits to running a specific chamber
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I personally just don't build guns not for war.. maybe someday I'll start collecting
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I just want a rock solid "multi purpose" are hahaha nothing crazy special
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Some good guns in that price range are geissele, bcm, faxon, and midwest industries. Really 1800 will get you a hell of a lot of gun
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