Guns

Looks like Apple’s security chief got indicted for trying to grease the wheels of the CCW permit issuing dept.  Reno speaks on it:

My dad actually send me this CNN article about the story this morning.  Looks like some extra info on the Mercury News article Reno links, where it also mentions San Jose Sharks tickets and what not.

This is the major problem in a lot MAY issue states.  I hope that it gets dealt with properly, but as we all know and as Reno mentions in the video… it’s not likely a bunch of rich people are going to get in trouble.

Thoughts?  Enjoy a vintage 2016 meme I made, as the thumbnail.

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3D printing guns in Europe.  I’m a simple guy… I see a documentary on 3d printed guns, I cut up an apple, make some tea, and I hit play.

Popular Front did a nice job on this.  I first became familiar with them through their instagram page, because they share a lot of shocking footage and interesting pictures from war zones.

I’m always surprised when guys agree to be on camera for something that illegal as long as their voice is distorted.  In Engineering we did all sorts of exercises with images, video, and audio.  Writing code in Matlab to reverse image filters, interpolate pixels on raster images when resized, filter audio.  That was during my undergrad years.  I can only image what types of tools law enforcement and whatever the NSA equivalent in Europe probably have, to use in conjunction with voiceprint data they almost definitely have.  The guy mentioned earlier in the video that he didn’t have anything to lose though… and hopefully since he’s just doing this currently as a hobby there are bigger fish to fry and they leave him alone.

18:50 – Hold up… this man has a suppressor too? haha sweet.  I’m no suppressor aficionado, but it looks like a factory made one doesn’t it?  They don’t mention it at all in the video.  I have heard that those are less of a big deal in other countries, so maybe that’s part of it.

19:45 – Ahhhh come on bruH.  That’s a party foul.  You don’t brass someone like that. Not cool haha.

21:25 – He’s asked about what he thinks about law enforcement trying to find him when the documentary comes out.

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A living legend interviewed by TFBTV:

6:40 – Those dual springs are really cool.  Interesting way to solve that problem they ran into also.

8:49 – Holy, that is a beefy rear trunnion and recoil spring.

I’m really excited for Brandon to finish it someday and start selling them.  Good to hear he’s still working on it for sport / passion project.  Once you start taking pre-orders and people’s money, that would really suck the fun out of it.

Thoughts?  I’m assuming if you read this blog you already follow Brandon’s shenanigans on YouTube.. but if not his channel is at the link.

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Yooooo this is insane!

AWCY = Are We Cool Yet?, is the 3d printing dev group that made this.  1000 rounds fired so far during their AUTO torture test, and it held up great!
From the description:

Every CZ Scorpion EVO you see firing in this video has had the bulk of parts 3D printed, with the barrel, bolt and a few other bits retaining the original CZ parts. Testing was done by multiple users with multiple filaments including NylonX, PLA and more. It includes a printable pistol brace, handguard, and more.

The full auto footage you see in this video was provided by an 007/SOT who was gracious enough to test fire the frame on full auto, putting a total of 1,376 rounds down range without failure during just one range day! This is exceptional especially considering the cost of ammo during these times.

For non-007/SOTs there has been testing with binary fire triggers which work just great as well. This 3D printed CZ Scorpion EVO is probably one of the sexiest 3D printable guns around right now, and I’m sure these will be one of the most popular 3D printed builds just for that factor alone.

You can grab it over at their LBRY.tv page if you’re interested.  It seems to be getting close to the point where yea sure you’ll probably still be able to go out and buy a gun for a while… but sooner or later it’s going to be more and more convenient and cost effective to print one, it will kind of be like the “Should I order in, or cook tonight?” type decision.  Companies already exist solely to make the internal parts you’ll need to expedite the builds.

haha I just noticed they have a few Larry Vuitton Glock-type frames in the lbry as well.  I know “Are We Cool Yet?” is supposed to be a rhetorical question.  But the answer is  🗣 “yes”

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Gat tip: Veet & Tony

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Good vid:

I was like 19 seconds in, and thinking “these guys really need a tripod”.  I get that the freehand filming is a thing, but I was kind of getting seasick.

I don’t know if I agree that painting the gun something other than black makes it look less like a gun, but if he says so 🤷‍♂️.  Man that guy has some nice stuff.

The video is quite long, but definitely good.  Put it on in the background or something if you don’t have 38 min to stare at the screen.

Thoughts?  My absolute favorite thing about Lucas and T-Rex Arms in general is that some people hate on both him and the company because he’s not former military or law enforcement.  People HATE it when they spent a career doing something or went to school for something, only to be bested by some dude with time, intelligence, and determination.  It’s funny to see the comments and responses play out online.

P.S. – If you held up some flashcards of pictures of various dudes wearing hats. I could probably tell you with fairly high accuracy what state they live in based on their brim curvature.

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It’s lit:

LOL I lost it at the first 🗣🎤”There’s a place called Kosovo…” 🎶.  Certified autumn banger.. I’d add this to my Spotify if it was available.

It’s a parody of Beach Boys – Kokomo, for any of my teen readers.  Do teens even know what blogs are?  Judging by all the “Dude, how do I buy one of your Auto glock selector switches?” emails I get, they seemingly don’t understand blogs / don’t have time for reading a couple paragraphs.  I’m not even going to click on the link in that post again, because last time I did I saw Blackhawk helicopters and white vans for days.

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Gat tip: Carl

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