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Harm Reduction Notes for the COVID-19 Pandemic

Hidden nukes

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- Mon, 08 Jan 2018 13:34:04 EST a5jYKwwr No.43469
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So it seems to me that one of the easiest and most effective way to deploy nuclear weapons would be not with a missile that shoots into space before coming back down halfway across the world, but to simply smuggle your nuclear weapons into enemy territory and have them waiting there ready to set off. Now that missile defense is becoming a reality, this is almost a necessity, and the vast amount of international trade all countries do with each other at this point and the small size of nuclear warheads would make it very easy. With this tactic you could even do a preemptive nuclear strike that would destroy most of your opponents nuclear weapons before they even get a chance to fire them assuming you know where most of them are. Then you just have to worry about the ones on subs or in locations you couldn't discover or couldn't smuggle a nuke into. With decent missile defense it would be possible to completely win a nuclear war taking very little casualties using these tactics.

Do you think there are hidden nukes already deployed around the major cities of the world in nuclear enabled countries that were smuggled there by hostile forces? If there are, obviously it would be difficult to guard them well, secrecy would be your only safeguard against them being stolen. But what if that fails? What if some hacker finds the location? It could lead to terrorists getting their hands on nukes.
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Eliza Nickledale - Thu, 16 Apr 2020 04:15:59 EST L5fwx9xG No.44219 Reply
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Missile defense has been a reality for a few years. The procedure is to send off 4 Patriots with an interception success rate of about 50%. 4 of them bump the odds up to 97%. I think we have about 200 of them or some number like that, so that would cover a rogue state but not a place like Russia. They work as kind of like a shotgun where they blow up into the path of the target.

Places like Russia have a huge investment in making sure their first strike is successful. Currently the idea is to use rocket-launched gliders to carry the warhead at a low altitude and steer around missile defenses. There is also a huge initiative for nuclear powered cruise missiles for the same purpose. Supposedly we had a proof of concept nuclear propulsion rocket engine mockup in the 1970's, but the initiative was scrapped entirely, and the scrapping was unfortunate because the 1970's Mars missions really seemed like the best thing for people to work on.

Present technology lazers could provide a 100% interception rate and would be an extremely effective shield, but I think it might be a bit of a glass ball for other countries to bust. You could probably put it in geosync orbit over the US. Space treaties currently make the concept illegal, and every Chinese country would be butthurt.

As far as the thread subject, I think customs does a pretty good job making sure NK can't import anything. I guess they could place the container in a Chinese port and say, "this is Chinese import lol," but it sounds difficult. They could dock a fishing boat the same way the Columbians do, but they have a longer voyage and would need a spy network. It would be a huge pain in the ass and if they got caught then... well, they would have nothing to lose. Sanctions are a foreign policy nightmare, but that's a load of opinion bias.

Best idea is to avoid the issue. The current treaties being scrapped is looking kind of bad.

Weapons in case of global catastrophe

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- Sun, 01 Mar 2020 03:33:19 EST D+CW4Bdt No.44188
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hey, /nra/.
to be completely real with you guys, I'm sort of an /x/ and /tinfoil/ fag and I wanna make a survival kit incase anything happens (martial law, nuclear war, alien invasion, etc). I wanna know what weapons I need to survive in these scenarios. So far I've been thinking of getting a machete, a flip knife, and a glock, but I'm pretty sure these won't be enough and so I want some advice from you guys. What else should I add/replace?
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Edwin Donnergold - Fri, 03 Apr 2020 04:23:05 EST UBZ7dsEz No.44206 Reply
There's a lot of truth in this OP. If you live in a city and shit his the fan, your Glock is going to be a way out light-years before it's a fighting tool. I will also say that if you're doing this all by yourself and don't have a crew to bug out with, you're not going to last long. I'm not sure if youve ever read "The Road" by Cormac McCarthy but the scariest moments of the protagonist's post-apolyptic experience are when they run into groups of other people. If you're outmanned by just one person your chance of coming out the Victor diminished greatly.

Survival experience, camping skills, knot knowledge, botanical knowledge, simple map and compass skills, bushcraft, knowledge of simple primitive trapping, fishing with found bait, etc should all be on your list before buying a handgun. Get a machete and a knife sure, but those are way more practical than a gun.
Jack Bardforth - Fri, 22 May 2020 08:41:52 EST 4t3aHXKj No.44234 Reply
A lot of the people advocating having tons of guns for the post-apocalypse are either Fallout/Stalker/ARMA nerds, or are going off of accounts from places like Bosnia or South Africa that were in the middle of a war that would end within a year or two, not a semi-permanent apocalypse.

Realistically, if you just want to be a mountain man, you just need a non-modern ranged weapon for hunting, and that's really about it. Your likelihood of encountering RadRaiderz is 0%.

Keep in mind that "weapons" like machetes and kukris are primarily brush-clearing tools refashioned into execution implements when the Tutsis get too marxist, not front-line combat weapons. No modern force engages with pistols, or has ever engaged with pistols in a widely meaningful capacity.

The better investment is in tools and tooling. Meme out all you want about just shooting guys for food when it's fallout time, but your glock won't support a raised bed of veggies and a machete is a poor tool for building a shelter compared to an actual survival hatchet

>omg but smokeless powder is so easy to make!!!!
yeah when you can go to your local hardware store and buy buckets of the materials you need. You may as well just buy powder at that point. Get a crossbow or an air rifle or something for wasting rabbits and ravens to eat.

>I laugh at the folks who stock up thousands of rounds of ammo and mags and shit for the end times. If you get into a firefight, you're going to be killed or kill the opposition in less than 3 mags.
Most real SD scenarios are over and done in under 10 rounds (one pistol mag). Most are a matter of warning shots and the "engagement" ending either in the assailants fleeing because they're not finna die over stealing your Yaris, or only one or two rounds more as someone puts accurate fire down to kill the one or two members of the opposition. Sending dozens or even hundreds of rounds (3 mags is already 90x .223 out of a STANAG ) downrange is shit for maneuver warfare, not scaring abbos away from your truck.


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- Thu, 21 May 2020 19:09:13 EST fxhkKxoM No.44232
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You seem like guys who'd know. I'm trying to figure out just what kind of gun this is.
Fucking Cummerdale - Thu, 21 May 2020 19:11:50 EST fATk2k3I No.44233 Reply
It's a fake prop gun

Ammunition question

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- Tue, 14 Apr 2020 22:05:08 EST Sdx1cOoW No.44216
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Hi. I recently inherited a family heirloom of sorts, in the form of a small pistol.

My question is regarding the ammunition - The rounds are visibly quite old / tarnished. I'm assuming this may make the ammunition unreliable and/or unsafe to use?

Not a firearm person, obviously. But later on I do plan on reading up a bit on the pistol to learn how to properly clean it, etc. I'm a grown man, I'm not fucking around with the weapon, I'm only curious.

It's a .25 round, if that matters. The handgun uses a magazine.

Thank you for your time.
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William Fublingmatch - Sun, 19 Apr 2020 03:39:06 EST UBZ7dsEz No.44221 Reply
It's likely 25 acp OP. It's a small pocket pistol caliber that doesn't have much power, but it would still fuck up your day if you got shot by it. It's not used much any more and is common in old pawn shop guns like I'm sure you were gifted.

If you want to know more about pocket pistol calibers check out the lucky Gunner YouTube series on them. It's a pretty comprehensive look at what a lot of people consider outdated and underpowered guns.
Discount Strelok - Mon, 18 May 2020 22:08:04 EST Enco9aOz No.44230 Reply
Fun fact, Raven arms .25 acp is used more often in homicides than any other handgun

The best weapon to carry daily, besides a gun.

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- Fri, 31 Jan 2020 03:11:33 EST iAo4JxFB No.44156
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I used to carry one of these because it's very good vs knifes and that's what most people carry if they do have a weapon.

What other weapon do you use for everyday carry or think is the best to have on hand in case shit goes down, besides a gun.

Walking with a cane is a pretty good weapon too. And no one cares about someone having a huge cane.
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Charlotte Sumbledock - Fri, 15 May 2020 23:03:15 EST +ZNzJO3c No.44226 Reply
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A sock with about $8.50 in change in it.

Hey guys, so I'm interested in building my own Draco AK47 Pistol

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- Fri, 17 Jan 2020 21:36:18 EST DNccLXNq No.44120
File: 1579314978563.png -(376147B / 367.33KB, 720x554) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Hey guys, so I'm interested in building my own Draco AK47 Pistol
Does anyone know where I can buy the parts?
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Jenny Gecklelag - Thu, 09 Apr 2020 18:57:38 EST fdfM3Hq5 No.44212 Reply
Reason #1
>Because fuck you, it's my rights to spend the money I made honestly however I see fit.

Reason #2.
>Because I used to be into vidya gaymes a lot and I wanted to collect every type of gun I could reasonably attain that I grew attached to in said vidya.

Reason #3.
>Because guns are a good investment.

Reason #4.
>Because shit breaks and if I live another 30 years, I've got to try and make all my mags and guns and shit last that amount of time otherwise be limited to gay as NYC shit like 6 round magazines for a fucking AR-15.

I haven't voted for him and never will. But there is a good portion of me that wants him reelected for the simple fact that gun owners will be lazy and quiet for 4 more years while I can get mine. That is the American Dream dontchaknow? "Fuck you, I got mine." Also, Trump is hardly destroying America. I don't like most of his policies and I for sure don't like him and I really don't care for his opinions on guns being a spoiled rich NYC faggot frat boy, but the GOP has him by his nads a bit on it and so does his voter base. He isn't good for guns, but he is the best we have on the plate. And probably for the remainder of the United State's existence. He also appoints far right judges who are total fascists but are pretty lenient on guns in the hands of white people.

>I'm not a martyr and never claimed to be. I'm not a good person and I never claimed to be. If someone goes up and says, hey middle class white people, we'll give it easy for you; I probably won't vote for them directly because of that but if they get in office and fuck over poor and not-whites then hey, no skin off my back. It isn't my problem to fight the good fight. That shit is for college kids and willful idiots.

It is like the gun rights battle or whatever, you think I'd be caught dead in DC toting around guns and shit in that surveillance shit pile? You know the first people who will get a door kicked in will be those standing up for their rights. I can bury my shit and still have it if it comes to that. And if they're going around gunning down innocents then yeah, I'll probably fight back. But here is a little spoiler, and it is already in your head bub:

>Any 2nd Amendment type who stands up and resists will get their door kicked down at 2am, their dog shot to shit and then they will be captured or mowed down. Then guess what? They'll say they had a history of CP and racism on their computer, along with a stockpile of guns, and probably lived on a "compound."

And guess what we'll all say, "Gee fuck, glad they got that guy!" The media and the internet have been weaponized. Like I said before, it is all in your head already, you're quick to shout down me for no real legitimate reason, you've never even met me. And for what? Your political dogma? Following lock-step with the party lines or some groupthink instilled into you by ledditors/bots? Come on man, the whole fucking game is a scam dude. It isn't real, guy. Do you even have any original thoughts? Or is your "opinions" all just a quagmire of experiences with others thoughts and actions? Tell me off the top of your head 10 policies that Trump has signed that makes you despise him. Tell me off the top of your head 10 policies which Biden or Bernie has sponsored which makes you like/despise them. You can't do it without looking them up. These people have spent decades working on political direction in this country. And you can't name the top 5 without having to look shit up. It is all a scam.

>Get yours, fuck America, the people in it, and the American ideologies and all that other horse shit you've been fed since birth. Fuck humanity and the world, it is all lies and you're just worker ants toiling eternally. I worship complete entropy only. Death is the only answer to life. You'd have been a Nazi gassing jovial jews in Germany circa 1942. You can't deny it. It is all the reality you're given, not what you make of it.

Do more acid. Reject all you've ever known and will, it isn't yours and pretending to have a concern over me or anyone is idiotic in the slightest. Everything you have ever held, experienced, and known will die and be forgotten to the ages. Earth will die and never be remembered. Cherish this fact, it i…
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Rebecca Blondersane - Sat, 11 Apr 2020 12:43:23 EST Y++HjE8i No.44213 Reply

I'm pretty sure you're actually obsessed with the thought of being able to kill at the pull of a trigger
Charlotte Drublingstock - Sun, 17 May 2020 14:19:57 EST L5fwx9xG No.44228 Reply
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in reply to the aged post which this one's a reply to:
>Do more acid. Reject all you've ever known and will, it isn't yours and pretending to have a concern over me or anyone is idiotic in the slightest. Everything you have ever held, experienced, and known will die and be forgotten to the ages. Earth will die and never be remembered. Cherish this fact, it is the only truth there is. Don't get caught in their games, get yours and fuck everyone else.

A young corporal jumps into an icy blast from a douglas DC-3 having been called upon in the name of righteousness. Unfortunately, his reserve chute malfunctions causing the suspension lines to wrap around his arms, legs, neck, and the connectors of which to crack his skull. The field medics having been happy that a chute hasn't failed for some weeks, much to their disdain, see the young man crash to the ground in a fountain of blood with their comment to follow, "what a hell of a way to die!"

but because of the republicans or white people or Jesse Jackson or whatever guess what: it turns out that it was all of a waste for nothing! because George HW Bush or George W Bush or Lyndon Johnson or Vietnam, everyone who has ever died has died as a waste for nothing.

What a happy thought that one is, what a nice world to live in! Let me know when world war 3 starts, i'll be in a broom closet crying for it. There's a lot of power in storytelling. People like that other guy can get fucked.

Spy shit, covert weapons.

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- Tue, 09 Jul 2019 01:53:00 EST IaBFTWch No.43921
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ITT cool weapons used for assassinations and other spy shit.

This is the CIA's poison dart gun, delivering an undetectable poison that mimics a natural heart attack. It shoots up to 328 feet using pressurized air and the poison kills before the person knows what's up.

Silent, undetectable, perfect for killing dictators and dissidents alike!
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CIEME - Tue, 31 Mar 2020 09:05:24 EST K1JnCsII No.44204 Reply
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PSS silent pistol 6 round detachable box feed 1979–1983
Clara Hattingsane - Thu, 16 Apr 2020 12:02:53 EST mBV0yKCo No.44220 Reply
the "dart" isn't a dart, it's a shaped pellet made purely of the poison that completely dissolves while embedded in the target. Only trace is a small red dot.


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- Sun, 17 Mar 2019 12:25:54 EST Q57VIXiQ No.43802
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How old do you have to be to fire a shotgun without breaking your arm?
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Cyril Brimmerwater - Tue, 24 Dec 2019 10:03:26 EST PJS4mi4d No.44084 Reply
Just depends on the gauge and the weight, how strong the kid is, and how competent they are with stance. Like the poster above said, start them out with a 410 or a 20 gauge. Teach them right about safety, operation, and position. We had a trap/skeet team at one of the schools I went to, kids could start at 10 from what I remember.
Jack Bardwill - Mon, 27 Jan 2020 10:40:54 EST TorFscSc No.44153 Reply
My dad is irresponsible. I was no pip squeak at 8, but still even an 8 year old can comfortably fire a 20gauge for a morning, or a 12gauge for a dozen rounds. Train your 8 year old on a 410 however and he/she will become a han solo at shooting skeet/trap.
Albert Trotman - Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:43:19 EST TorFscSc No.44207 Reply
8 years old in my experience... Having a dad from South Carolina while living in northern Illinois was the best!

How to get an illegal pistol in europe?

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- Mon, 25 Nov 2019 15:19:30 EST hdqQqI41 No.44059
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What do you think? How to get in contact with blackmarket-vendors.
I wouldnt buy it here on the darknet because i dont want to lose all my money.
I would buy it in the balkans, an unregistered pistol with ammunition. My family is from there so i speak some serbian but i dont have contact to people who would sell a gun to me.
Found some people on facebook who sell their guns but only to people who own a permission. Asked them if they would accept the offer if i pay instead of 300 euro 1500 euro. Thats alot of money for balkan people but they said they cant.
So where do i get my 9mm pistol with ammunition?
I want something like this:
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Phyllis Buzzfield - Wed, 11 Mar 2020 01:44:30 EST fdfM3Hq5 No.44197 Reply
Except in similar barrel lengths .357 Sig is still always going to outperform 9mm. Even the hottest +p+ 9mm won't beat out a lot of .357 Sig self-defense loads. 10mm is a joke. Just use 357 Magnum. The only people that like 10mm are memelords. .357 Sig has the advantage of beating 40 in every metric that matters, has the most reliability of any handgun round due to being bottlenecked, and well, the list is too long for me to post everything good about it.

>All hail the magic .357 Sig.

Also, fuck 10mm heretics.
Betsy Blorringbanks - Sat, 28 Mar 2020 20:49:35 EST +r/TPXgS No.44203 Reply
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>cigs and booze aren't taxed, so why guns?

Civilized nations tax those heavily as well, you dense shit. "Most places" isn't the United States. There's hundreds of other countries you know, and YES, most of them tax tobacco, alcohol, etc. appropriately, unlike the US.

What a fucking horrible example, Jesus Christ.

>assuming I'm somehow anti-gun when I point out guns would intrinsically be worth $2000-10,000, since their demand is relatively inelastic relative to supply
William Fillerdat - Tue, 31 Mar 2020 17:34:40 EST fdfM3Hq5 No.44205 Reply
Except for,

>A. There is no legal right to create sin taxes on constitutional human rights.
>B. There is not a substantial tax on cigarettes and alcohol. And especially not on junk food and the like.
>C. Legally owning guns does not intrinsically cause harm to society. Responsible gun ownership which the overwhelming majority of gun ownership; does not create a burden on society.

Sin taxes on guns and ammo is therefor objectively wrong and misguided. Additionally I would like to add the following: take your classist rich boys ideology of making guns only legal for filthy wealthy individuals and blow it out your fuckin ass faggot. There is no reason why guns should cost thousands of dollars when the vast majority of them cost maybe 50 dollars in raw materials and 200-300 in machining and logistics time. Fascist.

Firearms and glaring mental health problems

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- Wed, 11 Mar 2020 20:32:28 EST Dk09St6v No.44198
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I have some questions and I'm sorry if they're dumb. This stuff is so far out of my knowledge base it's ridiculous.

I've been on a CA 5250 hold (multiple, actually) for harm to self and as a result I'm not allowed to possess firearms. I live in a house with roommates. We're generally very supportive of each other. My roommates are considering getting a gun because our neighborhood is insane and several of us, myself included, are physically disabled.

Would something bad happen legally having a gun in the house if I'm not supposed to own one, and if so, what?

"No person who has been adjudicated by a court of any state to be a danger to others as a result of a mental disorder or mental illness shall purchase or receive, or attempt to purchase or receive, or have in his or her possession, custody, or control a firearm..."

Possessions, custody, or control sounds a lot like having any access to it is a problem.
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Nigel Cuttingpatch - Thu, 12 Mar 2020 14:17:43 EST vERzgJPG No.44200 Reply
in the unlikely event cops appear, take the gun, and ask who's it is, would one of your roommates claim it or would everyone mumble and look at their feet? as long as a kosher owner claims it you're gravy
Lydia Singerstock - Thu, 12 Mar 2020 22:02:45 EST fdfM3Hq5 No.44201 Reply
Given that you're in Cali and given how cops are; no. And even so, it is still federally illegal if you have access to it in any way. Just like if you have a gun in a car, and a felon is in that car with you, and it isn't on your person or locked away, he is in violation of the law and possibly the driver and owner of the car depending on the arresting officer, the DA policy, the local politics, and the local laws etc.

I suppose you could argue that if you share a house or flat or whatever and they keep it locked in a safe or strictly on their person that you'd be okay but you're taking a risk. Especially in California and today's political climate.

It is a risk and you should probably speak to an attorney but in all likelihood, someone will get in trouble and it will probably be your and whoever is the owner of the firearm.
Fuck Breshwill - Thu, 09 Apr 2020 16:59:12 EST DJgrkRzn No.44211 Reply
Thank you both for responding to this.

Not that anyone was dying for the gripping conclusion of this story, but I sat down with roommate and talked to her about this and the potential legal risk (I would have done it anyway) and she was very nice and understanding and we're not getting a gun. I think she thinks I would shoot myself in the face and that's honestly probably true. And even if not, if we get in trouble I'm black so I'm likely not getting off lightly and she says she'd feel awful. I feel guilty. The end

Batons for Civ use.

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- Fri, 08 Jan 2016 18:21:25 EST zMLPI6zV No.42009
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I recently invested in an expandable baton. My first course on defensive techniques is in march, till then I either plan on playing with this thing every night till i feel comfortable carrying it or sticking it in a drawer till march. I've spent hours on the web watching videos on the "proper" use of these and I feel i understand the concept of lethal and non lethal strikes..my question is; if i hypothetically draw one of these shouldn't I feel my life is in danger? and in that case shouldn't a lethal strike be justified?
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Nigger Blupperwell - Thu, 28 Jan 2016 16:21:30 EST 7Hwk0nrL No.42113 Reply

lol, you guys. The reason I dealt with the drunk thief with a baton rather than a firearm was because I could clearly see that he was not going to be much of a physical threat to me. I believe in the escalation of force that I was trained to use in the army. That is, using the minimum amount of force necessary to pacify a threat. In this case, all I had to do to stop this guy from stealing my tenant's bike was to assert myself with a flashlight and a baton. There was no need to come out with my AK charged and ready. In the other circumstance, where the guy had a knife and was threatening to kill one of my tenant's, it became necessary to show that I had a firearm and was willing to use it if he tried to harm anyone.

I really don't like doing this kind of thing, I don't think it's cool, and it actually makes me feel bad and kind of regretful when I have to confront someone with a weapon. I wish I didn't have to do it, but like I said, if I didn't, I know that no one else around here would. People would just be walking off with bikes and attacking each other and breaking into places and no one would stop them. I know for a fact that none of my tenants own a firearm, and the cops can take between 30 minutes and in one case over 10 hours to respond to threats, violence, or gunfire. So it's pretty much up to me, even though I'm naturally a laid back kind of guy. Such is life in the hood.
m - Sat, 29 Feb 2020 20:38:43 EST +r/TPXgS No.44186 Reply
You've already managed to prove within just 3 sentences that you dont know fuck all about your tool. There's no such thing as a non-lethal strike. Its either a lethal or less than lethal strike, with the second only always marginally capable of causing eventual death.

Buy some pepper spray if you can't handle the fact that a guaranteed non-lethal strike isn't even possible. Always be mentally prepared to end someone's life by accident or if necessary if you ever plan to use it against someone.


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- Wed, 27 May 2015 13:24:59 EST S9tl7xu3 No.40694
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Anybody know some great places to buy swords online? I realize this isnt google, but I (for some reason) trust you folks better than other online sources. Looking for the following features in a sword:

>simple design. Looking for function, not flashiness
>inexpensive. Swords are expensive I know, but I'm looking for something in the $100-250 range
> looking for a short sword or a dirk
> sturdiness and reliability

Pic related
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Edwin Harringson - Mon, 17 Feb 2020 23:11:50 EST K8pKjBd9 No.44176 Reply
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Upgraded to Arrows & Bows with Gambeson armour.
Edwin Bunhall - Thu, 27 Feb 2020 16:12:58 EST fdfM3Hq5 No.44181 Reply
>Buying a weapon through a tripfag middleman on 4skin.

Yeah, great advice Sophie.
m - Sat, 29 Feb 2020 20:28:29 EST +r/TPXgS No.44185 Reply
You dont seem to know anything about martial arts. Many years ago I belted 2nd Dan black in Karate, and my knife defense skills were largely derived from Haganah. They teach all sorts of knife self-defense, whether knife vs. knife or knife vs. open hard. One of the techniques is literally called the "prison gut stab," and frankly my survival rate is significantly higher against that than many other knife attack variations, particularly if I'm caught off guard.

While swordsmanship is almost useless in 2020, especially sword vs. sword teachnique (in simple terms, knife against open hand isn't much different technique wise vs. short sword against open hand), knife fighting skills are extremely useful, particularly knife self defense when defending using open hand.

I carry a no-serration blade 3-3.75" long much more often than I carry a handgun on my person. I'm not against guns, but knives are lighter, smaller, thinner, cheaper, and have other uses besides inflicting bodily harm.

Look at these weapons baybee

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- Thu, 13 Feb 2020 10:23:07 EST 1V5PM5Uq No.44172
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Gouge your eyes out
Puncture your balls
Stab you in the jugular


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- Fri, 24 Jan 2020 20:13:04 EST peDWPPX1 No.44145
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What the fuck, Isn't the new decade suppose to bring a new era of innovation? Shot Show 2020 footage and news is literally all uninspired ar-15 deriatives and pistol carbines/chassis's and (LITERAL) Glock clones, it's literally all ASS. it's ASS where the innovation in the firearms industry gone? This is quite possibly one of the most dissapointing shot shows to date.
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Clara Worthingwill - Tue, 04 Feb 2020 00:39:29 EST L3OApqGQ No.44164 Reply
Im just glad Kalashnikov USA is finally releasing a rifle. For the longest time all they had were the AK looking shotguns. They're just not my thing.

John Blucklechere - Thu, 27 Feb 2020 21:21:13 EST UcEdqcd/ No.44182 Reply
I mean, what do you want man? Small arms are really, really good. There's little headroom for revolutionary improvement.

Go caseless or plastic ammo and you get head buildup.
Go DEW and you get super heavy batteries.
Go flechette and you get a meme gun.

There's no innovation because we're going to need fundamental advances in materials science to get any big shifts in the state of the art for guns.

The only promising stuff is patents expiring and opening competition, like EOTech's holographic sight patents expiring, resulting in cheaper and better holos like the UH-1 and more to come. But that's still basically just iterative improvements and lower costs.

The only other promising area is digital integration, but that's at least 10 years from the commercial sector and isn't going to take off quickly unless there's unexpected military adoption. State of the art there with compute units and AR displays is incredibly promising for consumer electronics in the next 5 years, but not yet small or reliable enough for firearms, and fuck all work has been done to develop useful software for use with firearms.

I feel like you have unrealistic expectations for what innovation should look like in a mature and competitive industry.
Betsy Sullerworth - Thu, 27 Feb 2020 23:07:02 EST fdfM3Hq5 No.44183 Reply
>Imagine waiting 20 years for someone to make a 3d printable gizmo that hooks into an arduino that pulls the trigger on your semi-auto gun to make it seem full auto all for the cost of 2k dollars.
>Then some memelord /k/ommando mag dumps his SKS with a tapco mag faster with his 1337 bumpfire skills for the cost of ammo and a few crows feet from smiling too wide.

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