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Old August 21, 2012, 02:42 PM   #251
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I though the Titan Project shut down?
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Old August 21, 2012, 02:55 PM   #252
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We were almost shut down due to budget drying up. And by budget I mean my personal bank account has always funded the entire project. We never solicited any investors or took out any business loans.

To keep a long story short, as a last ditch effort we started a Kickstarter like website and thanks to people like Steven over at The Firearm Blog helping get the word out we raised the final $10,000 needed to push from our R&D III phase to production.

As a matter of fact our Generation III Chassis, now officially called the "DREADNAUGHT" (formerly only known as PROJECT TITAN) is inbound as we speak via the USPS from our machine shop partner. G3 is what the public will have access to purchase come Q4 of this year. We are still working on the last bit of R&D for the internal cooling system, but its more less fine tuning and gathering data.

We hope to get the new parts finished this weekend and share some teaser photos before the professional photo shoot we have scheduled in the coming weeks.

And sometime in September, fully loaded demo units are being sent to staff over at The Firearm Blog and The Truth About Guns (and a few others) to put it through whatever carnage they have in mind.

I was very specific in telling the bloggers to write whatever they want. If it is awesome I want the word spread. If it collectively is neat, but has no real world appeal I want to know so I can pull the plug before investing more money into it.

Worst case situation myself and a few "benefactors" (aka high dollar contributors) will own a very limited line of custom .308 ARs. Will make for decent coffee table pieces. haha!

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Old August 23, 2012, 12:29 AM   #253
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I dedicate this post to Cameron, who convinced me to satisfy my cravings for a UBR. Just installed it, fit great and fun to do. Can't wait to take her to the range.
Looks great with the UBR!!!


My wife really likes mine...

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Old August 24, 2012, 04:18 AM   #254
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Lol, were can I meet women like your wife there Cameron? Nice rifle, most of the women I meet don't care for firearms or are outright terrified of them sadly.

@Titan, That certainly is an interesting piece you have there, looks like something you'd see out of a Sci Fi movie or something.
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Old August 24, 2012, 07:03 AM   #255
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Old August 24, 2012, 09:34 PM   #256
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VZ 58 w/ modified 75rnd AK drum attached -- it's mostly for show



That thing is pure, unadulterated fun to shoot. If only I had more time (and ammo)...

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Old August 28, 2012, 01:02 PM   #257
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.22LR M14 EBR (Ruger 10/22)

_MG_3496 by defconskylude, on Flickr


_MG_3500 by defconskylude, on Flickr


_MG_3497 by defconskylude, on Flickr



.22LR ACR (Marlin 795)

_MG_3634 by defconskylude, on Flickr



_MG_3632 by defconskylude, on Flickr



_MG_3630 by defconskylude, on Flickr
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Old September 9, 2012, 01:15 PM   #258
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Sorry for the uber late reply...

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Originally Posted by Achilles11B

Miami, how does the Sig .22 shoot?

Also, great pics, keep 'em coming!
It shoots pretty good. I've run the thing into the ground three times so far. The recoil spring assembly is pretty cheap in design and the little "C-Clips" break off easily. Sig Sauer has redesigned it two times and it's really not an improvement. The rifle itself is accurate, fun, and well made for the .22LR Rifle. What's sad is that the quality that went into their .22LR rifle is the same that goes into their 5.56 guns.

Which means that for a sub $400 rifle the quality is not bad.... but it's the same exact stock, quality, etc.... so for the .22LR... good... for the 5.56 guns. BAD!

It's the only Sig Sauer product that I own and that says a lot.
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Old September 9, 2012, 02:05 PM   #259
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Thanks for the rundown, I was always curious about how they shot.
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Old September 9, 2012, 04:55 PM   #260
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Here's my EBR: Ruger Mini-14 Tactical (.223) in an Archangel Sparta stock.

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Old September 9, 2012, 05:06 PM   #261
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That's cool!

And that's also an excellent 1st post

Could you please share some details on the rifle and stock - thanks!
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Old September 9, 2012, 05:30 PM   #262
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Thank you, SR420; I have admired your M14/M1A builds very much. The rifle is a standard Tactical model Mini-14 with the rear sight removed in order to fit into the Sparta stock. The stock itself is carbon-fiber reinforced polymer, while the upper handguard is a full length piece of aluminum with a picatinny rail machined into it. The upper bolts to the polymer stock with four stout bolts, and this makes the whole assembly feel quite solid. The Mini-14 trigger assembly locks the action into the stock just like a regular Mini-14. The buttstock is a 4-position collapsible model, with a 7-position adjustable cheek riser. I like the Sparta stock very much, as it allows easy mounting of modern optics, bringing the old Mini-14 into the 21st century as a viable battle rifle.
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Old September 9, 2012, 06:26 PM   #263
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I appreciate your sharing the details, and that's one cool Mini BR
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Old September 10, 2012, 03:15 PM   #264
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I guess my vepr .308 is the most 'evil' and black rifle I own.

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Old September 10, 2012, 06:48 PM   #265
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That's a fine looking vepr .308
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Old September 12, 2012, 05:03 PM   #266
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Defcon:
How much does each gross/lot order you place of Mini-14's/ 10/22's cost per unit, and how can I get in on a bulk order?
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Old September 18, 2012, 09:02 PM   #267
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Old September 25, 2012, 11:30 AM   #268
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How much does each gross/lot order you place of Mini-14's/ 10/22's cost per unit, and how can I get in on a bulk order?
im not sure what youre talking about. i personally bought a 10/22 for $200 and gutted a full metal airsoft m14 EBR stock $100 used and just dropped in the action/barrel.

if you plan on doing the same, these airsoft M14 EBR stocks will run $350-$500 new

im not a dealer/manufacturer.
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Old September 25, 2012, 11:32 AM   #269
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.22LR M60 Ruger 10/22 and .22LR AK47 Ruger 10/22

Both are full metal receivers.
M60 has fake 5.56 bullets.



_MG_3672 by defconskylude, on Flickr


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_MG_3675 by defconskylude, on Flickr

Ruger 10/22 into AK47
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EW7AzElvTEk

Ruger 10/22 into M60
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=otn55zUIkxg
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Old September 26, 2012, 11:25 AM   #270
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Old September 26, 2012, 09:23 PM   #271
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Recently put the vertical grip and Surefire flashlight on it.

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Old September 27, 2012, 03:53 PM   #272
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Old September 27, 2012, 05:18 PM   #273
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I have lots of "Black Rifles" and black firearms,however none are Evil
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Old September 27, 2012, 09:11 PM   #274
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Whoa, you can't make a claim like that without posting pictures!
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Old September 27, 2012, 10:53 PM   #275
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I bought this DPMS LR 308 Oracle two months ago and am having a great time with it. I changed the stock to a PRS, changed the buffer and buffer tube to rifle length, put a low pro gas block on it, installed a Apex 10" free float handguard, just put a JP Binnie Cooley muzzle brake on it, put a Timney 4lb trigger on it, and mounted a Vortex 5 - 15 X 44 Viper HS scope on it. Love the scope!!!! The muzzle brake is very good at reducing recoil and with arthritis in my shoulders, it's much needed and appreciated. It is definitely loud!!!

Here's how it looks with the exception of the JP muzzle brake. It had a Battlecomp BABC on it when this picture was taken.



Here's a couple of targets from one of my last trips to the range. This is with factory ammo. Both are with 4 shot groups.

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