Evil Black Rifles and tacticool hotness

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by CodyY, Sep 17, 2012.

  1. EvilGenius

    EvilGenius 1.5 Finger Discount

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    Put simply, longer is more reliable.
  2. newcastleadam

    newcastleadam Artful Tagger

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    Longer is also generally more accurate at farther distances.
  3. Jeffy

    Jeffy Hmm...

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    He's asking about the gas system length not barrel length, though.

    To add what EvilGenius said, the longer the gas system, the softer it shoots.

    For a 16" I'd recommend a mid-length system. For an 18", I'd go rifle length (there mid-length is also available).
  4. SJSharkfan

    SJSharkfan Been here awhile

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    Thanks guys. I'm trying to learn the whole gas system thing. My other guns use more simplified systems, bolt, blowback and revolver.
  5. Jeffy

    Jeffy Hmm...

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    You'll hear people mention stuff like; Dwell Time, Over gassing, Under gassing, Gas port re-sizing, H Buffer, F/A & S/A Bolt Carrier, "pig-tail" gas tube and Gas Piston.

    You'll inevitably get into other stuff like Chro-moly, Stainless Steel, Cold-Hammer Forged, Chrome-lined and Non-Chrome-Lined, Barrel Twist, Chamber, Barrel Length and Barrel Contour as well.

    Direct Impingement is pretty simple, actually, with very few moving parts. As long as you stick with a reputable brand it should be fine. It will comes down to what you what to build (varmint, bench gun, competition, range toy, erc...) how much you want to pay and what's actually available. Most everything else will fall into place.
  6. CodyY

    CodyY ADVenture Capitalist

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    Good luck on the BCG. Im striking out all over
  7. East Coast Rider

    East Coast Rider Just Me...

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    Try Windham Weaponry.


    EDIT: They have some parts, but not enough to assemble the entire BCG.
  8. SJSharkfan

    SJSharkfan Been here awhile

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    Luckily for me, I'm about two months behind the panic "wave". In January every one went out and bought out all the lowers. Now lowers can be found but the upper parts needed to complete all the panic builds have disappeared. I'm hoping that by the time I get my lower assembled, the production of upper parts will catch up with demand.

    This is a good site for finding parts,

    http://arpartsfinder.com/index.htm#.UUz6waVH020
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    [Don't mention Large Cap Mag bans in the "tacticool" thread, that's thin ice on ADVrider. Might get pruned. :eek1 ]
  10. pilot

    pilot Slacker Moderator Super Moderator

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    Let's keep the politics out of here, please. :dog
  11. Tripl Nikl

    Tripl Nikl Long timer

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    The mods need to chill on that. But it's not my house and it's not my rules. Odd about what you can and cannot talk about in a EBR and "tacticool" thread. :huh
  12. EvilGenius

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    The general rule in any gun thread here is to leave politics and political references out. Because if they don't it inevitably devolves into a bitch/troll fest and slap fight between the the pros and the antis.This way the threads stay open and on topic.

    If you need to voice a specific opinion one way or the other CS&M is down the hall. :D
  13. Range Motorsport

    Range Motorsport Junk collector

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    You mean like facts, and laws,and legality of ownership?

    I know what you mean. At this point this whole thread is a political statement.
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    palmetto state armory has uppers in stock
  15. East Coast Rider

    East Coast Rider Just Me...

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    Site crashed...wonder if it was from everybody trying to buy the .22LR they got in. :lol3
  16. Squelch

    Squelch Everyday People

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    Is $450 good for a S&W 15-22? I was thinking about getting a .22 for plinking, and saw it at the PX... :ear
  17. pilot

    pilot Slacker Moderator Super Moderator

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    The mods need to chill? Do you even know who they are?
  18. Cumminsman76

    Cumminsman76 befuddled

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    I think so. Ammo will be the trick.
  19. Tripl Nikl

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    ADV doesn't give it's mods a title that's obvious, so you've got see them modding others and remember. I'm not trolling for a finger wave or ban, I like ADV. It's just how things are here. Same with my comment above--not my house, not my rules. I just have to keep in my lane about which gun-topics on the board are politics verboten, that's all. I have no wish to continue a derail on EBRs and tacticoolness. :freaky

    As for PX, that's a fair price. I doubt their pricing structure allows for max-profits (gouging) just as it doesn't always allow for lowest-price possible. The reports on the M&P 15-22 that I've read have been generall positive as well. I have a .22 LR conversion for my standard upper, but I think the dedicated .22 is a better option given the potential for leading gas tubes (and that the twist rate and bore diameter isn't right either).

    I've been knocking around turning my 16" upper into a dedicated .22 upper (ie, tube fouling be damned) which *could* be used as a backup .223/5.56 upper. This would then allow me to justify getting a 14.5" upper with permanent FH. :wink:
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    bracky72 Long timer

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    You won't find a 15-22 any cheaper then that. Walmart sells them for $449. I love mine but like they said ammo is tough to come by in the current market.