Waffen Und Bier

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  1. F5 With conditions

    As the Post '86 Glock auto sear I logged in the other day had the same wording except 99-308 on it. I'm gonna say, "no."
  2. Another smooth deal with Aaron Demko

    Done deals both ways (buying, selliing and trading) with Aaron. Would be great if everyone were like him and Dan Zelenka. Steve in Florida
  3. Unknown AR15-like barrel identification

    Definitely a Stoner 63/63A rifle barrel. Would be interested in it. Have lots to trade as well. Thanks.
  4. Springfield MP5 Imports - Pre/Post?

    I remember the SGN ads from 1990'ish. Uzi's and MP5's. They were priced like posties and papers we received indicated postie status. They would have been priced higher and made a big deal of keeper status if they were keepers. I'm voting posties.
  5. Looking to get my first beltfed, any advice is welcome…

    Classical period (pre WW2) Vickers. Symphony of sights and sounds when firing. M1917 in close second. Young man's game though unless you have a crew or a jeep with which to tote them. WW2 Either MG34 or MG42. Tripod is nice, but bipod makes them lighter. Post War. M60. E3 or E4 There are others (and if you can get them super cheap, do so), but these have always done it for me. Parts still available. I didnt mention the Stoner, even though it's in my top 5 (silly expensive and parts are hensteeth....do a search for barrels , trigger housings, or top covers fot sale....do it). It wouldn't surprise me if someone didnt make a 7.62 NATO conversion for those top two.
  6. 40MM Grenade Launcher ammo

    Careful buying it from them. I bought a case from them a few years back. Was billed as fresh, first run stuff. When it arrived, there was obvious old moisture damage to the wooden crate and the exterior cardboard box, indicating long term poor storage. Orange powder all over the inside of the boxes. Had about about a 50% dud rate. Bought other rounds from another source a while back that were not as advertised (outright falsely advertised and he tried to blame a third party supplier drop shipper) and he went ballistic when I tried to return them. Unless you can buy it from someone who will give you a no hassle return guarantee, best to roll your own. Have found good sellers on GB in the past selling all of the components, including the blanks.
  7. Made a semi Stoner 63A (66A)....

    What are the odds of two showing up at the same gun show?
  8. Made a semi Stoner 63A (66A)....

  9. Made a semi Stoner 63A (66A)....

    Thanks. No Rob parts were harmed (or used) in the making of this film. It's all Cadillac Gage with the exception of a few fasteners and the fore end, stock and pistol grip plastic.
  10. Made a semi Stoner 63A (66A)....

    Took a little over a year to find, gather, purchase, make and modify parts. Successful test fire yesterday. Can't wait to go to the range.
  11. .223 M60 Parts - A closer look

    No sign of the M60 parts yet. Did John/Eric change the gas system much? According to Cadilac Gage's Interim Report on the Stoner system, they "had little success in developing a straight expansion cut-off system similar to that used in the M60 machine gun." The M60 bolt, op rod, piston and recoil spring would seem like a lot to overcome by the 5.56mm. I was thinking 7.62x39 for the M60 and MG42 as well.
  12. .223 M60 Parts - A closer look

    Will do. Could the barrel extension for the 7.62 M60 be used for the 5.56mm? I haven't looked or experimented yet.
  13. .223 M60 Parts - A closer look

    Bummer. One of our customers keeps threatening to come by the shop with some JRW pieces. Still holding my breath. I'm busy with Stoner related stuff, so no hurry, I suppose.
  14. .223 M60 Parts - A closer look

    Aaron, what happened with the more recent company that was supposed to make these?
  15. Does FA fire give probable cause?

    In Florida, machine guns are illegal until you show they are possessed in compliance with Federal law. Here they are investigating a crime until you prove otherwise. The one time a deputy approached us when we were shooting them on private property (we were with an off duty deputy from the same agency). He said he was responding to a neighbor's noise complaint. We told him we had written permission to be on the property and offered to show it and papers on the guns. He said that's okay and he went on down the road. I had just picked up my M60 receiver, which was sitting on the front seat next to me when I got pulled over by FHP (for barely passing him in his marked unit...I wasn't going fast). I apologized and said I was just so excited from picking up my new baby. He laughed and sent me on my way. Best story ever was when me and two other police buddies went to Knob Creek a month after September 11. We drove onto Fort Knox to go to the Patton Museum. We didn't want to leave our MG (and the two MKII grenades) in our hotel room, so they were in the van with us. Uniformed guards had military officers in uniform pulled aside while their vehicles were being tossed and undercarriage inspection mirrors were being used. My buddies were sweating us having M9's stuck in our ears. I told them to flash their ID's and tell them what we had and why. The gate guard asked to look in the back of the van. He said to keep them in the cases and don't take them out of the van. Have a nice visit. It's been my experience, it's all in your attitude. Cops like friendly and cooperative people.