Firearms Chat Part 2: Bullpups cause all the rage!

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Re: Firearms Chat Part 2: Bullpups cause all the rage!

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Re: Firearms Chat Part 2: Bullpups cause all the rage!

Post by Dave_M » Fri Sep 26, 2014 1:01 pm

So I'd been thinking about and looking at SCAR rail extensions for a while. Though an SBR balances a suppressor far better than a fullsize rifle, the closer your hand can get to the muzzle, the better the balance is going to be. Even the difference of two inches can be significant.

It's worth noting that my SCAR has a 10.5" barrel as opposed to the standard 10" CQC. I obtained a PWS SCAR rail in order to get as much rail as I could while still being able to attach my suppressor. I did toy for a minute with buying an extended device to get a little more rail (I've done the same in the past with other guns) but ultimately decided that I could play that game all day, "If only I'd gotten it chopped to XYZ inches then..." yeah, screw that.

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I was hoping that I'd be able to keep at least part of the top rail on the extension. No such luck but it was expected (I did add 2.5" though). The QD socket on the PWS isn't as forward as I would like so I attached another where I like it (if I use the PWS QD point, the sling swivel digs into my hand when using my preferred grip). With the factory length handguard, utilizing the aforementioned QD socket, I used the factory sling attach point as a thumb index point. Obviously can't do that with the longer rail. Problem came when invariably I'd try to put my thumb on top of the barrel. No. Bueno. Even with gloves, that's a lot of burning.

This is where access to a machine shop is cool. We fabbed a thumb rest from some aluminum billet. Very natural feeling and no chance I'm going to get my thumb over the top of it. Surefire switch can still be activated without issues but it takes an intentional effort (which I like). It doesn't touch the gas regulator in any position (but boy is it close).

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If after a period of evaluation I end up liking it, a nicer one will be in order (as this one is pretty rough, seeing as how it was made on a whim in an hour). Something lower profile, a deeper thumb-side radius(though it is not uncomfortable at all), some checkering, and probably a finish nicer than a rattle can.

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Re: Firearms Chat Part 2: Bullpups cause all the rage!

Post by Dave_M » Fri Sep 26, 2014 3:04 pm

From the right side:

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Re: Firearms Chat Part 2: Bullpups cause all the rage!

Post by KnifeStyle » Fri Sep 26, 2014 8:43 pm

Replaced my Glock 17's connector, mag, and slide release with the ones off the Glock 34. Please smack me for not doing this years ago. All of you. Line up for smacking.
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Re: Firearms Chat Part 2: Bullpups cause all the rage!

Post by Rednex » Fri Sep 26, 2014 8:48 pm

KS what dose replacing the parts in a Glock 17' connector, mag, and slide release with the ones off the Glock 34 do?
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Re: Firearms Chat Part 2: Bullpups cause all the rage!

Post by KnifeStyle » Fri Sep 26, 2014 8:53 pm

Lowers the trigger pull a pound or so and smooths the break, makes reloads so much easier with my small hands to the point my drills are actually enjoyable, and the extended slide stop is just handy for maintenance and isn't a big deal. A G34 is just a G17 with those three factory parts added, and the longer slide with ports. Two hundred dollar difference, when the internal performance differences are thirty bucks to swap out.
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Re: Firearms Chat Part 2: Bullpups cause all the rage!

Post by Dave_M » Fri Sep 26, 2014 9:04 pm

The extended 9mm mag release is just a standard .45ACP mag release. The Glock minus connector is nice.
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Re: Firearms Chat Part 2: Bullpups cause all the rage!

Post by TheLastOne » Sat Sep 27, 2014 8:03 am

Nice Dave. Probably a lot better than thumb on barrel...
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Re: Firearms Chat Part 2: Bullpups cause all the rage!

Post by 00dlez » Mon Sep 29, 2014 8:26 am

Dave_M wrote:
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Re: Firearms Chat Part 2: Bullpups cause all the rage!

Post by Dave_M » Mon Sep 29, 2014 8:28 am

00dlez wrote:
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#selfie?

I had my nephew holding the camera!




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Re: Firearms Chat Part 2: Bullpups cause all the rage!

Post by Gingerbread Man » Mon Sep 29, 2014 8:47 am

Dave_M wrote: I had my nephew holding the camera! [/color]

Oh, now you're pointing guns at your nephew! #safety nazi.
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Re: Firearms Chat Part 2: Bullpups cause all the rage!

Post by 12_Gauge_Chimp » Mon Sep 29, 2014 1:19 pm

Well, I now own a Glock.

Picked up my Gen 4 G21 at the local hardware store on Friday and I'm hoping to get out to the range soon so I can shoot it. I'm just hoping it doesn't jam on me every fifth shot like my 1911 did on my last range trip.

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Re: Firearms Chat Part 2: Bullpups cause all the rage!

Post by Rednex » Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:59 pm

12_Gauge_Chimp wrote:Well, I now own a Glock.

Picked up my Gen 4 G21 at the local hardware store on Friday and I'm hoping to get out to the range soon so I can shoot it. I'm just hoping it doesn't jam on me every fifth shot like my 1911 did on my last range trip.

Dont limp wrist it and it wont. Not sure if the G21 are susceptible to that or not like internet rumors say about other Glocks and limp wristing.
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Re: Firearms Chat Part 2: Bullpups cause all the rage!

Post by Shiloh » Mon Sep 29, 2014 7:40 pm

I DID manage to jam a glock (Failure to feed) one time by limp wristing it, but only once. Just thought I'd throw that out there, feel free to make fun of me all you'd like.

Also, picking up my M&P45c tomorrow, so pumped!
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Re: Firearms Chat Part 2: Bullpups cause all the rage!

Post by cricketdave » Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:32 pm

My wife has managed to jam my glock21 by limp wristing it she also managed to jam my AK. No idea how she managed that.
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Re: Firearms Chat Part 2: Bullpups cause all the rage!

Post by Mr. E. Monkey » Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:42 pm

12_Gauge_Chimp wrote:Well, I now own a Glock.

Picked up my Gen 4 G21 at the local hardware store on Friday and I'm hoping to get out to the range soon so I can shoot it. I'm just hoping it doesn't jam on me every fifth shot like my 1911 did on my last range trip.
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Re: Firearms Chat Part 2: Bullpups cause all the rage!

Post by KnifeStyle » Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:52 pm

I limp wristed a Glock 17 to a double feed during a match, everyone acted like I'd performed a miracle.
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Re: Firearms Chat Part 2: Bullpups cause all the rage!

Post by AS556 » Tue Sep 30, 2014 12:30 am

I limp wristed a G23 twice, resulting in a stovepipe and failure to feed. It happens. I've yet to experience it in any other guns or 9mm Glocks.

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Re: Firearms Chat Part 2: Bullpups cause all the rage!

Post by 12_Gauge_Chimp » Tue Sep 30, 2014 12:54 pm

If I manage to jam my Glock like I did my 1911, I'll be sure to take pics for y'all. :lol:

I think the problem with my 1911 was due to the temperature (it was insanely hot the day I went to the range) and the fact I may have over lubed it the night before.

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Re: Firearms Chat Part 2: Bullpups cause all the rage!

Post by raxar » Wed Oct 01, 2014 4:55 pm

So, last week I bought a velocity mac9 (because shut up, that's why)

and since I suffer no delusions about it I decided the once accessory it needed most was a muzzle brake.

which cost me 93 cents at the hardware store

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Re: Firearms Chat Part 2: Bullpups cause all the rage!

Post by Maverick299 » Sun Oct 05, 2014 12:19 am

At the range today I decided to get a little cocky and try to shoot a smiley face into a target like they do in Hollywood. After the first three shots all I could see was something similar to this..... :oh: and I got to giggling so damn bad I decided that 3 shots was enough. That and the fact that I figured if I tried to complete the smile I would screw it up. :wink:

This was courtesy of a HK USP Tactical .45 at 12 yards with Freedom Munitions 230gr fmj. The center of the target is 47 rounds at a fast pace. Not rapid fire, but damn close.

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