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No.16688309 View ViewReplyLast 50OriginalReport
Post stories about Home Defense

>be night time.
>get a funny feeling
>keep looking at window
>feel paranoid for a while
>keep looking at window
>try to watch TV and shrug it off
>our Jeep is parked outside
> CAR ALARM. BEEP BEEP BEEP
>run into bed room
>glide over bed
>grab .38
>go to door
>scan. open door
>no one there
>freaking out

"come back inside I stepped on the car keys
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No.16597590 View ViewReplyLast 50OriginalReport
Oh my sweet holy Jesus.
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No.16206247 View ViewReplyLast 50OriginalReport
Hey guys, I know this isn't exactly weapons related, but as a lot of you guys are military, or enjoy that sort of thing, I think you'll appreciate it.

My dad was a Navy Seal back in the 80's and earlier tonight told me about his experiences in SERE School (Survival, Escape and Resistance).

For those of you who don't know, SERE school involves being placed in the mountains of Maine and evading capture for as long as possible. The men pursuing you are US military, but trained to roleplay enemy soldiers extremely accurately and with no break in character.

When you're caught, you're sent to a 3 day POW camp simulation that's extremely realistic. You are stripped of all human dignity, made to strip naked and squat awkwardly in freezing cold concrete cells, deprived of food, subjected to torture (waterboarding, beatings, smoke blown in your face), and the interrogators attempt to get you to sign your name on a document (for obvious reasons). All in all, it's a hellish experience designed to weed out those unfit for special forces, and to prepare you as well as possible for an actual POW camp.

There's much more to it that you can find on Google. My father showed me this video, and said that, to this day 30 years later, he hears it in his dreams. He said that on the second night, they played it all night at full volume, over and over again. Listen to this, and imagine yourself in that situation.

Again, this isn't weapons, but as I'm sure at least a few of you have been through SERE, you could offer your own stories about it, and we'll get an interesting thread going.

For a good time, listen to the whole two hours, at a decent volume, and report back on your mental status.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Glcg95L4JK4
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No.15833381 View ViewReplyLast 50OriginalReport
OFFICIAL CELEBRATION THREAD

For those who don't know, all anti-gun bills just failed in the senate.

FREEDOM-1
BRADY BUNCH-0

So kick back, relax. The librual tears are on the house.
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No.15789516 View ViewReplyLast 50OriginalReport
> be unemployed with NRA instructor certs inna Midwest
> can only scrounge up two or three private lessons a week
> some guy at a coffee shop says he likes my look and asks I want a job as a bartender
> it's a gay bar
> a really gay gay bar
> awesome place once you get used to it, even for straightfags, get tons of tips
> overhear two customers talking about local gay bashings
> tell them I'm a handgun instructor of they want to learn about self-defense/get their CC permits
> they schedule lessons on the spot
> goes really well but think nothing of it
> check business inbox one week later
> dozens of requests for classes
> rolling in dosh
> now whenever I go to range it's full of people from gay community
> last time I went there I saw a old guy with a Korea Vet cap happily showing off his Garand to two dudes in tank tops and neon short shorts
> Girls Just Wanna Have Fun was playing over the range speakers

Did...did I do good, /k/?
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No.15665672 View ViewReplyLast 50OriginalReport
Now that the kiddies are going to bed, Let's have a good old-fashioned war stories thread. Anything and Everything, if it happened while you were in, I want to hear it.

>Be me, 2008, Afganiland
>Have to go talk to one of the ANA sergeants for some shit or another
>Knock on his door
>2 men and a kid walk out
>Wondering what the hell just happened
>ANA guy calls me in, adjusting his belt as I come in
>Bring it up with some of my buddies, Tells me that they'd been fucking the kid, we all have a good laugh
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Star Forts

No.15565993 View ViewReplyLast 50OriginalReport
Hello /k/omrades

I am perplexed. I've been trying to figure out how you could make a star fort work with a 3 sided fort - specifically an equilateral triangle. So far I haven't been able to figure out the angles and measurements of the turrets to allow for a completely covered design.

Given an equilateral triangle shaped star fort with walls 150 yards in length and any dimensions you need (within reason) for the turrets located at the points, is it possible to have a completely covered perimeter as in pic related?

Bonus points if you can draw it.
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No.15470835 View ViewReplyLast 50OriginalReport
War story thread? War story thread
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Pistols General

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What is the best way to hand over a firearm, especially a pistol.

I've always been told to hand it over as pic related.Today, though, while handing back my friends new Bulgarian Arcus 98DA after trying it out, he flipped out. He said I was going to shoot myself doing that. Was I wrong, is it not the same as handing over a knife?


I loved that pistol, very accurate from what little I've handled it, and dat grip. Could anyone who's owned one for a while tell me how it's held up?
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No.15250243 View ViewReplyLast 50OriginalReport
/k/ NOPE thread?
Pic unrelated
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