I learned my lesson, you couldn't give me that shit for free.
Steel doesn't expand like brass, so it doesn't form a seal in the chamber. That allows the carbon filled gasses to blow back in the chamber. It's made worse by running a can. Wolf is fine to shoot, just not fun to clean afterwards.
a gas piston set up instead of direct impingement would be immune to the carbon fouling, I assume so as I shoot Wolf all day long in my AK with no problems but like Reaper mentioned, at the end of the day the piston is very crusty.
The carbon still has to go somewhere. In most DI set ups the carbon will end up on the bolt, in the gas tube and sometimes the chamber. In a piston AR, the carbon ends up on the piston and under the hand guard (or where ever it's set up to vent). Ground up piston systems like POF and LWRC are better than DI platforms converted to piston at getting rid of carbon, but they come with their own set of problems as well. I'm still waiting for someone to make a perfect rifle.
hmm.. Mauser 1893, Springfield 1903, Lee enfield SMLE, Nagant 1891 "3-line" Arisaka 99..
Matter of fact do any of you guys know about the Schmidt Rubin.. 1889.. 11 years before the turn of the century.. Swiss made.. We don't hear much about the Swiss, but im told they keep a standing militia of like EVERY male in the country.. Don't know it thas still true, but it was back in the 1960's .. when they were STILL using the Schmidt Rubin.. it fires the German 7.5.. there have only been two changes it has a detachable (remember 1889) mag ..12 rounds (think) and was changed in the 1930's to have a shorter bolt throw.. and then a sniper version that was used till the 1990's... one hundred years.. two changes.. perfection..
I see life as one of two options.. (this is everything not just firearms, and sure sign of a dino)
1) constant search for perfection thru evolution of system..
2) best available system, then perfection thru practise..
Not that their mutually exclusive.. the best possible scenario (grass hopper) would be the two combined..
Yeah. I was kicking that one around for a while. Straight pull bolt. I liked that idea. Got to looking at the ammo and started thinking Garand (speaking of perfect rifle) or 03 Springfield.
hung himself in a Thai hotel closet with a rope tied around his throat and his "junk"......Just say'n!!!!!LOL
Carradine was a little spooky.. course if you look at his dad.. Some of those old movies of John senior.. wooo buddy.. guessing theres more skeletons in that family than the museum of natural history..
It was a good show when it came on tho.. Still remember him holding that pot with both arms to get the "shaolin" tat.. sorry ..scar.. who did scarification.. was that ISD or Saint.. anyway that was one cool scene..
Weird sex, Come on..Whats the first thing we all think of when we think Thailand..
he spent plenty of time there 'on vacation' from the sand box...lol, can't say as I blame him, single guy and all.......Just be sure to 'inspect' the merchandise as some of them women ain't women.....Danglers LOL
The ones mentioned still run out of ammo...
Good point. I need a hollywood rifle. ;)
'rail gun' sounds promising but alas, it runs out of ammo and you need a nuclear power plant to power up the electromagnets.....Oh well, some day!!!
Phased plasma rifle in the 40 watt range
Hell my microwave is 1200Watts.........Maybe I can turn my 'nuker' into a rail gun.......Is that legal? Do I need a 'stamp'?...
I think according to the BATFE, lasers and microwave emitters are not classified as weapons; therefore, you would not need a stamp, but you might call the local office and ask them...
That would be a funny conversation to listen in on...
Me: Hello, BTAFE, Hampton Woodside here.
BTAFE: What can we do for you Mr Woodside?
Me: Well, I want to know the legalities of turning my microwave oven into a 'rail gun'?
BTAFE: (cricket, cricket, cricket) Huh?
Me: Yeah, I have a 1200 watt microwave and I wan't to make it into a rail gun.
BTAFE: Are you serious?
BTAFE: (uncontrollable laughter).....We have triangulated your position and the black Suburbans are on their way.
Me: Well, I have my tinfoil hat on and you will never find me (hang up)
even funnier use some one else cell phone or use a pay phone ( if you can find one).......
supervisor.. "sir we had a call from Utah today i'd like some guidance on"
director........"go ahead howard".. "real glad to hear from you son"
supervisor.."well sir, we have a question about turning a microwave into a firearm"
director......."interesting howard"...."hmm.. uuuh what kind of microwave was it"
supervisor.."uh..well we didn't get that information sir.. im guessing a major brand..
director......."howard, did you talk to him..tell me what he have on"
supervisor..."sir..uhhh i really don't want to do this again sir"
director.... .."howard my boy.. what are you wearing right now"
supervisor.."sir.. please, i just want some info on a micowave gun"
director......."howard.. your voice sounds so strong.. have you been working out son"
supervisor.."sir please.. i have to go now.. i can't do this again sir"
director......."howard.. don't go my boy.. just tell me what your wearing..
supervisor..."sir.. i have to go now.. good talking to you..
director......"OOHH HOWARD... HOWARRDD... HOOWWWAAARRRDDD.
supervisor.."good by now sir.....sigh"
y'all are killing me! This is great stuff. I hope the ATF lurkers are getting a kick out of it.
the BAFTE is interested....LOL!
Hamp: I have questions on the legalities of transforming a microwave oven into a rail gun.
BATFE: Rail gun? THere is no law against mounting a gun on a rail, but why the microwave?
Hamp: No sir, I want to use the microwave as my propellant.
BATFE: Why do you need propane if you have a microwave?
Hamp: Not propane, propellant. The stuff that makes the ammunition leave the barrel.
BATFE: How are you gonna get the microwave into an AK-47?
Hamp: Not an AK-47 (thinks to himself, do they know any other gun besides an AK-47)?
BATFE: I am not sure what you are trying to do here.
Hamp: Have you seen the movie Terminator with Arnold Schwarzenegger?
BATFE: Schwartzen who?
Hamp: neg...Schwarzenegger. He was the governor of California...
BATFE: I wish all the states had laws like California, we like to call it nogunifornia.
Hamp: So what you are telling me is that do not care if I make a rail gun with a microwave oven?
BATFE: That is a great idea, that way you can reheat your food when you are hungry.
Hamp: ummm, I know I should not ask, You do know microwaves need electricity.
BATFE: I do not know anything about electricty, try Department of Energy.
Hamp: Are you serious?
BATFE: yeah, why would you call the BATFE to ask about electricity? You a little slow?
Awesome! Way to keep a good thing going. I just wish I was quick enough to jump in.
EXACTLY what I needed this evening. Comedic genius!
I gotta book mark this page!
When my 'super microwave rail gun' is lobbing shells to China and beyond......(from Utah).....I will have the last laugh.......ha ha ha ha!....errr....ahhh....the wife will kick my ass...LOL! I better stand down.......Foiled again......Drats!!