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- Sun, 17 Mar 2019 12:25:54 EST Q57VIXiQ No.43802
File: 1552839954052.jpg -(26586B / 25.96KB, 655x162) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Shotty
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
File: 1574713170685.jpg -(146609B / 143.17KB, 756x519) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. How to get an illegal pistol in europe?
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
File: 1583973148752.jpg -(55201B / 53.91KB, 336x617) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Firearms and glaring mental health problems
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.

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.

i hate tacticool stallion carbines

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- Sat, 28 Sep 2019 14:45:10 EST q6xTretB No.44015
File: 1569696310142.jpg -(109821B / 107.25KB, 561x960) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. i hate tacticool stallion carbines
what happened to hot as heavy "20 barrels and iron sights with hot handles?

tacticool mall ninja carbines are for mass shooter stallions.
real heavy barrel rifles for Marines!
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Charlotte Sengershit - Thu, 26 Dec 2019 13:39:48 EST Y++HjE8i No.44093 Reply

Care to pinpoint exactly which of these nations that have banned firearms are torn asunder by civil strife and infrastructural/economic failure?
Matilda Buffingcocke - Sat, 08 Feb 2020 02:26:41 EST FLSGDGeR No.44168 Reply
jfc stop trolling. its hot as in you are going to flag everyone you meet by using the handle.

those things make it unsafe to carry if you use them as they were intended
Priscilla Hemblelock - Sat, 08 Feb 2020 15:02:36 EST sDoc5uCK No.44169 Reply
Not hardly, if you hold a gun by the carrying handle, even if a round is chambered and the safety on, there is no chance of it firing and then hitting someone. Slings are better of course but in the military, only in training or deployment are live ammo allowed to the dipshits serving and muzzle discipline is hammered into you.

I'm with OP though, I have five or six AR's and the only one I shoot even somewhat often is the 20" HBAR bushmaster from the early 2000's. Thinking about buying a .300 AAC pistol and making it an SBR/Suppressor. Would go well with me loading my own and shooting cast rounds. .223 is hard to make a cast bullet round for and have it cycle and not tumble.

Background check with a felony conviction as a minor

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- Thu, 03 Oct 2019 21:06:25 EST MHl4vSU/ No.44024
File: 1570151185442.jpg -(107256B / 104.74KB, 800x737) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Background check with a felony conviction as a minor
long story short, I have atleast 2 aggravated assault charges from when I was like 14 (its been a long time i forget the specifics). if i remember correctly after all was said and done i was considered an adjudicated delinquent, i forget if they said my record would be expunged or not.

anyway, I have recently considered getting into firearms for sport and self defense, but I'm not sure where things fall legally, and from what I've read so far my state could put me on probation if I don't fill out my background check properly. is there any way short of hiring a laywer to look into my case that I can get info on how to proceed legally?
George Duckwill - Sat, 23 Nov 2019 21:31:27 EST 2S12Rv1q No.44057 Reply
i know you arent going to see this but its as simple as walking into your police station and asking them.
Angus Fanwill - Tue, 21 Jan 2020 20:50:21 EST vRM5YD5v No.44139 Reply
Speak to the ATF and file an appeal. Since you were a minor and had no firearms related charges I imagine you'd be approved.

Are cops justified in shooting dogs?

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- Tue, 05 Nov 2019 17:11:32 EST Ec9JZFKU No.44045
File: 1572991892147.jpg -(54968B / 53.68KB, 474x636) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Are cops justified in shooting dogs?
I know this might come off a tad bit unrelated, but I’ve noticed that American cops *really* seem to enjoy shooting dogs. For example, there was a recent case in Texas where a cop attempted to shoot a dog but killed a woman instead.

Also, according to the Officer Down Memorial Page (ODMP), out of 83 animal-related officer deaths in the United States since 1776, only 6 were by (rabid) dogs, however only as a result of succumbing to the rabies virus rather than from mauling. The most recent one happening in 1936.







However, this shouldn’t be a problem for cops (or pretty much anyone in general) because America has been declared rabies-free since 2007 by the CDC. Now you can only get it mostly from bats, among other wild animals as the North American canine variant of the virus has been declared extinct. In fact, the last autochthonous case in a human from canines in the United States happened in 1994 in Texas where 14-year-old Rolando Bazan (pictured) died after an unvaccinated puppy scratched him. The strain was identified as that associated with Texas coyote/border dogs. Prior to that, there was also another case in Texas of 55-year-old San Juanita Barrera who died from an unidentified encounter likely with a family dog. In that case, the strain was identified as that of dogs in Mexico and along the border of Mexico and Texas.

Statistically, a police officer is more likely to be killed by their own horse than by any dog. But yet cops still shoot dogs, seemingly for sport. Why is this? Is it really justified? If not, what would be a better approach to jeopardizing peoples lives just to shoot an animal?
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Martha Sozzlebuck - Fri, 03 Jan 2020 12:30:36 EST oZxf/gp9 No.44107 Reply

if you are amused then the crack pipe and myself have done our work. time to fold into another dim en si on
Angus Fanwill - Tue, 21 Jan 2020 20:19:50 EST vRM5YD5v No.44135 Reply
Man if doggo lunges at cop and tries to bite the shit out of him. Yes.
Walter Shakefuck - Tue, 21 Jan 2020 20:25:04 EST 1kGKT9/c No.44137 Reply
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It also explains why he keeps begging mods to censor this, lol

Your shit hits the fan gun?

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- Sun, 24 Jul 2016 00:32:10 EST Ds7QnFfi No.42682
File: 1469334730849.png -(86358B / 84.33KB, 894x840) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Your shit hits the fan gun?
I'm not concerned about home invasion, hunting or sport but I do want a gun as a sort of civic duty. So when shit hits the fan I won't be unarmed.

What practical gun would you recommend? I'm looking at rifles or carbines. Something that I could hunt with if necessary. But mostly this gun would be staying locked in the closet except for target practice. I'm thinking some sort of simple and reliable semi automatic rifle or carbine.

Logical increments based on price would be nice.
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Sidney Mablingstug - Sun, 19 Jan 2020 10:26:27 EST hO8BLpiv No.44122 Reply
Dude load up a backpack with just a mere 30lbs of shit and start hoofing it 20 miles in a day. Shit fucking sucks so much ass. Then add on top of that the society you knew has collapsed and everyone around you is armed, hungry, and pissed off. Bug out tards are fucking idiotic. Buy a damn truck and mud tires. Or better yet and ATV or dirtbike.
Phyllis Foddlefield - Mon, 20 Jan 2020 17:16:06 EST 6kdsCqnQ No.44127 Reply
Walking with a mere 30lb pack doing 20 a day. Yeah, that's super difficult burger. Got a fitness plan for you, join the military industrial complex
Molly Bommerpack - Mon, 20 Jan 2020 21:37:59 EST hO8BLpiv No.44129 Reply
I'd much rather ride a dirtbike. I can also take a dirtbike places I could't walk. Plus I'll cover 20 miles in deep brush in a couple hours or less with more weight. Suck a dick.

Purge Event

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- Wed, 11 Jul 2018 01:02:16 EST FVohcW7B No.43675
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St Joseph Missouri 1st annual Purge Event
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James Pigglefoot - Sun, 03 Nov 2019 10:47:18 EST 7SN7Clba No.44042 Reply

Near the end of the third movie, in the apartment, one of the evil dudes pulls out a fucking rocket launcher in a tiny hallway. like dude put everyone of his own bros and himself in immediate danger. Like Johnson if you don't put that shit away I'll purge you myself.

Why China’s Harbin Z-19 ‘Black Whirlwind’ Helicopter is Flawed

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- Tue, 07 Jan 2020 08:56:03 EST jcT/e/m+ No.44109
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aircraft conceptualization

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- Thu, 12 Dec 2019 16:24:10 EST QfiGXy1N No.44073
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would a single engine propeller cessna bomber drone unit not cost 1/10th per unit of a patriot missile? this concept would not devastate a well equipped military in an airspace invasion on a cost basis? isn't the physically present pilot with the cockpit high altitude life support system kind of severely out of date according to the available 1980's technology? swarm air superiority aircraft that "talk" to eachother are not a deferred future that we could presently have had it not been forgone by shittiness of the JSF program?

am i smarter than the department of defense or are they not doing their jobs on purpose? more at 11.
Frederick Blatherson - Fri, 13 Dec 2019 00:55:34 EST wv51/p89 No.44074 Reply
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Smarter than your average bear
El Golpo True Crime Streets of Freetown - Sun, 05 Jan 2020 18:52:52 EST U7vEufy9 No.44108 Reply
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# cope is so hilarious to read
User is currently banned from all boardsUser is currently banned from all boards

build AK from parts?

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- Sun, 10 Nov 2019 18:25:58 EST lWbMc6Q1 No.44049
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is it feasible to build your ak from parts?

i don't mean machining your own parts, i mean buying parts from assorted sources and putting it all together

i'd like to do this please if you guys would point me in the right direction, i have a misr 10 AK and i hate it
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Frederick Brunkinman - Tue, 26 Nov 2019 21:51:16 EST PBfqTwzD No.44061 Reply
you don't have to go to an FFL if its an 80% lower, get a buddy to drill some holes in it, and it is done
Thomas Pickway - Wed, 27 Nov 2019 12:52:53 EST rHpVdMbL No.44063 Reply

Problem with that is that you can't ever transfer or sell it, unless you wanna go through the endless headache of trying to get the ATF to register a serial number for it.

Which is gonna suck ass after democrats inevitably re-take the white house and get another AWB passed, and even the shittiest of shitty ARs and AKs that are grandfathered will be selling for $4,000+
Caroline Pemmlesteg - Sun, 01 Dec 2019 21:06:44 EST gG9cwjCs No.44070 Reply
So much misinformation in this thread. ffs

Alright so I've built a couple. First thing to know is to buy a real heat treated receiver and do it right so you don't end up with total shit from a blank or 80% or whatever. I am speaking from experience. Just go through the FFL and get a real lower. Second piece of advice is buy a real AK. This isn't an AR. This shit is actually pretty difficult and I'm a pretty highly skilled machinist.

It has been a long time since it has been cost effective to buy parts kits and then turn them into rifles. At least 10 years at this point. You also need the tools to start with since you need more than a ratchet set and screw driver unlike with an AR. As I remember it I needed to make from scratch a bending jig, I needed a press, I used a lathe although I could have gotten away without one, a milling machine although a drill press would work just slower, a custom made rivet crusher for my press, and a heat treating furnace along with a welder. You can bypass the bending jig, welding, and heat treating by buying a premade receiver.

Next thing is be prepared to fuck up some shit. I botched my first build's receiver by not heat treating and welding the guide rails right IIRC. I also didn't turn down my barrel and it was oversized by about 2 thou and it made pressing and headspacing an utter nightmare. I literally bent my press slightly and first barrel badly by getting pissed and carried away one late night. Again, you have different parts in a parts kit usually and those parts are from all kinds of different countries who had different factories and you get 1 or 2 barrel manufactures to work with so all that shit needs to be in spec to work. And it never is.

I won't get into building as you can research that on your own but again, it isn't cost effective anymore, your first couple will be shittier than your wasr-10, and there are tons of headaches to deal with along with needing specialize tools which will immediately blow your budget out of the water unless you're building at least 7-10 rifles.

You also have 922r compliance to deal with. I won't go into this but it is pretty easy to deal with but you gotta have at least like 9 parts that are US made or else it is illegal. I've never heard of anyone being prosecuted for this but building guns in the US from imported parts kits gets "tricky" in this regard. IIRC a decent tapco trigger group is like 4-5 parts, the barrel is 1, the receiver is 1, and the stocks and shit can be like 2 so it isn't too hard to pass. Been a minute since I bothered with building guns from parts kits so just look up 922(r) AK compliance. Another little caveat is to toss the triggers that come with the parts kits. I'm not sure about now but you used to get parts kits with the F/A triggers. Of course the receiver won't be the "3rd hole" NFA violation but constructive intent and whatnot.

Next I'll go into some of the shit said in this thread that is wrong or misleading.

>You don't need to build a whole new rifle, swap out pieces on your misr to make something you like.
While this is true and I recommend the gist of it, AK's aren't AR's. You can't usually swap out the buttstock for example without drilling out the old rivets and pressing new ones for the new stock. It is usually best to go to a range and try out a few variants to see what you like. I loved underfolders until I built one and learned to utterly loathe that shit stock. I sold it and fished further upstream and bought a sidefolder which I liked even less. And then I sold that and just bought an AR because AK's Fucking suck.

>OP this is what people used to do in the 1990s when it was still cost-efficient to import AKs from overseas
Yep, back when you could get surplus 7.62x39 AK's were the shit. Then the surplus dried up and overnight we went to AK-74's. Then Obama snubbed the import of 7n6 and welp, now 5.45 AK's are utterly useless. Thank god I got out of them before they went tits up.

>its probably not exactly legal but you can buy unstamped or partially machined lower receivers (the main gun part of the gun) with no paperwork
Depends on the state. Federally it is legal to make anything that doesn't violate federal law. Making a S/A AK that is within the NFA is legal so long as it is 922r compliant and whatnot. And yes you can buy blanks or 80%s without paperwork anywhere in the US as far as I understand. The ATF says what is and isn't a firearm. At some point the line is drawn between a hunk of sheet metal vs a functioning gun.

>get a buddy to drill some holes in it
This is illegal btw. You can only make firearms if you are the person completing them. Even if someone does it for free they are manufacturing a firearm without an FFL. To make guns for the intent of selling them or distributing them, you have the have an FFL. Some guy in California used to have 80% build parties until the state cracked some heads on this.

>Problem with that is that you can't ever transfer or sell it, unless you wanna go through the endless headache of trying to get the ATF to register a serial number for it.
While you can't make guns for the intent to sell, you can sell homemade firearms. This is another misconception. You can also stamp whatever SN you want into a firearm you made and it is totally legal. The ATF doesn't register SN's to guns the manufacturer does and then the FFL records the transaction. The ATF then procures black books from the FFL on the transactions. Black book logs must be maintained for 20 years after the transaction at the FFL.

>But again, I don't recommend bothering with the headache.
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