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Knights Armament SR-47
Quarterbore ^ | April 2003 | SCOTT GOURLEY

Posted on 07/28/2003 12:57:26 PM PDT by 45Auto

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To: FreeInWV
So now we advocate scavenging ammo?

Saw a "History of the Gun" epi. The WW2 "Grease Gun" could be field changed to fire German ammo.

I think they said most of them were shipped to Russia. $7/unit, iirc. Mostly stamped steel by the company that made car headlight reflectors.

Maybe the bolt and barrel were the only things machined.

41 posted on 07/28/2003 7:10:51 PM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: CCCV
Heck yes it does. But six rifles sure seems like a tiny order. I hope the company didn't go way out on a limb and lose a bunch of money on some Army General's whim of the month.
42 posted on 07/28/2003 7:15:59 PM PDT by Travis McGee (----- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com -----)
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To: Travis McGee
I hope the company didn't go way out on a limb
Thanks to Clinton we probably won't be seeing the semi-auto version in our local gun store either.
43 posted on 07/28/2003 7:25:35 PM PDT by CCCV
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To: CCCV
LOL! You got that right!
44 posted on 07/28/2003 7:28:19 PM PDT by Travis McGee (----- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com -----)
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To: Travis McGee
Have you ever seen the Daewoo I was talking about? They were pretty cool. I had one for a while. On of the few firearms I have actually sold. Has the M16 mag & bolt, the gas system from the AK47, and broke down almost like the M16. No buffer tube in the stock. Shot great.
45 posted on 07/28/2003 7:34:03 PM PDT by CCCV
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To: CCCV
seems logical. most of the caves have dozens of cases of ak47 mags.
46 posted on 07/28/2003 7:51:55 PM PDT by I_dmc
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To: xm177e2
Does the distinctive sound of the Kalashnikov come from the ammunition it uses, or from its design?

Well.... both. The length of the cartridge, weight of the bullet and location of the gas port all combine to determine the bolt cycle time.
The difference between a single shot from each weapon could be determined by the trained/experienced listener - but the cycle time in automatic mode really identifies the weapon.

47 posted on 07/29/2003 7:54:57 AM PDT by grobdriver
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To: Travis McGee
The .300 Whisper uses very fast rifle powders or slow pistol powders like WW 296. The subsonic loads use bullet weights up to 240 grains. In the AR format I have found that feeding problems result from using bullets lighter than 168 grains because lighter bullets like the 125 grain FMJ's cannot be seated long enough to feed properly. Also, the accuracy suffers at the extreme ends of the bullet weight spectrum, i.e., the most accurate loads are centered with the middle weight bullets from 165-190 grains. The powder weights used must be tailored with a higher degree of precision because with the small case volume of the .221 Fireball it is very easy to get into an over-pressure situation; a half grain of powder can put one "over the top". While this may not be a dangerous situation, it shortens case life considerably due to primer pocket distortion.
48 posted on 07/29/2003 11:41:22 AM PDT by 45Auto (Big holes are (almost) always better.)
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To: Travis McGee
Here's some load data and a nice article about the .300 Whisper from IMSHA

300 Whisper

49 posted on 07/29/2003 12:09:48 PM PDT by 45Auto (Big holes are (almost) always better.)
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To: 45Auto
Thanks! For "poor boys" I think it would be hard to beat the .22 subsonic Aguila loads fired from an accurized platform. Generally, I think headshots under 150 yards would be the department of this type of work, so 60 grains at .22 will in most cases be as effective as .30 caliber subsonics.

And if you really need quiet hitting power, I think it would be a lot easier to modify a .45 Thompson anyway than to work on .30 caliber subsonics.

50 posted on 07/29/2003 1:08:14 PM PDT by Travis McGee (----- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com -----)
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