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Old March 16, 2010, 11:16   #1
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Africa Wins Again

What's wrong with this picture?



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Old March 16, 2010, 11:30   #2
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Oh dear...

At least we know he isn't going to have an "accidental discharge".
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Old March 16, 2010, 11:48   #3
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Nothing, it's what wrong with africa..
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Old March 16, 2010, 12:23   #4
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Let's see...

1. Two gunners, carrying so much ammo draped over their shoulders they are almost strangling themselves.

2. Gunner on right has no ammo inserted in weapon. Gunner on left has ammo inserted backwards in the weapon. Both are sitting ducks as neither can employ said weapons quickly.

3. Gunner on right has his ski mask on wrong, can't even see out the eyeholes. Must be taking dressing lessons from the ATF.



4. Suffice to say, if we all went to war with most of Africa tomorrow, we'd be wondering what to do to break our boredom by sundown.
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Old March 16, 2010, 13:18   #5
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Old March 16, 2010, 13:55   #6
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....and they don't have the guns turned sideways.
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Old March 16, 2010, 13:58   #7
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2. Gunner on left has ammo inserted backwards in the weapon. Both are sitting ducks as neither can employ said weapons quickly.
I thought that at first, but I'm thinking the belt is laid backwards over the feed tray and above the [s]ejection port[/s] ... oops, feeds from the right.

Look close at the Left Gunner's weapon : I'm thinking it's a VZ-59 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uk_vz._59
but his belt is 7.62 NATO. Guess that makes it the VZ59N export model.

More Nigerian WECSOG photos : zip-tied double-mags.


(Also makes this a FAL-related thread! )

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3. Gunner on right has his ski mask on wrong, can't even see out the eyeholes.
Must be a local fashion statement.


Nigeria's main armed group MEND have threatened to attack oil firms such as French group Total in renewed violence in the country's restive oil-rich Niger Delta region

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Belts not in the GPMGs or when they are,
good trigger discipline (for the most part),
better uniformity than most African militias,
most of the weapons *appear* to be in good shape
(that L1A1 is ancient, was probably beat-to-crap before our worthy got his hands on it)...

Thoughts, Hagar?

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Lovely bloody Kaffers. American Snipers would have a field day picking out the bloody Kaffers one-by-one.
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Old March 16, 2010, 20:21   #9
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Lovely bloody Kaffers. American Snipers would have a field day picking out the bloody Kaffers one-by-one.
+1. And they'd stand there looking around, wondering why their comrades (a carefully chosen word) were "laying down on the job". No wonder they use machetes at the drop of a hat. Mechancially, machetes are simple to understand for most folks and are at the extreeme of the ability of these folks.
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They're safe - Jamal has no fuse in the RPG projectile (annoys me every time I see that damn pic).
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Old March 17, 2010, 00:02   #12
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They're safe - Jamal has no fuse in the RPG projectile (annoys me every time I see that damn pic).
......but Jamal thinks he is "Super Kewl" and that is what really matters...
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Old March 17, 2010, 00:24   #13
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Somebody said...

Somebody told me these guys have a habit of kidnapping and roughing up a few westerners that work for the oil companies every 6 months or so. The guy who told me used to work in Port Harcourt for years.

He said the "rebels" claim to want "justiccccce" for the homeland but they ALWAYS take the oil companies ransom money, for both the oil workers and the rigs they occupy for a few days.

Did you notice...the Delta is still the same, no change whatsoever.

Oh, by the way, did you know that if you are a governor of a state you get , you personally get, the right to contol and/or dole out your state's share of oil revenues. Those sums are in the beaucoup millions every year. The governors have final say over where the money goes. You can guess where it does go, every year. Gstaad anyone ? No, this time we can meet you in Mayfair or maybe we will go to Monte Carlo this week ?
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have to give some of them credit. No finger on the trigger.
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Old March 17, 2010, 05:10   #15
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Send in a few American Spec Op Teams, and this can be cleaned up in a matter of weeks.
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Send in a few American Spec Op Teams, and this can be cleaned up in a matter of weeks.
That's kind of what they thought in Somolia too. There's just too many of them. Armored Cav and spec ops would do quick work though!

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Old March 17, 2010, 15:04   #18
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A collector's dream and a logistician's nightmare, from left to right :
VZ59N, BM59, ?, Galil?, AK47, AK47, BM59, AK47, FN-MAG?

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Hey on the pic in post one, bullets on backwards, but both "fingers off the triggers"
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Old October 11, 2013, 17:13   #21
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"City of Nsukka. Troops of the Federal government entering the university of Nsukka (one of Africa’s largest university). 1970s

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Old October 30, 2013, 23:52   #23
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3. Gunner on right has his ski mask on wrong

Equatorial version of eskimo goggles.
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Old November 02, 2013, 19:07   #25
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I think that is an HK MG so it is good to go right?
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Old November 19, 2013, 21:49   #26
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Looks like the magazine is out and the bearer is using his thumb to reflect light up the bore...

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Old January 21, 2014, 22:31   #27
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Old January 21, 2014, 23:13   #28
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I would pay money to read the *entire* Liberia Civil War thread that was on Military photo's years ago.
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Looks like the magazine is out and the bearer is using his thumb to reflect light up the bore...
Are you being serious or facetious?

The magazine is clearly visible and engaged. How shiny is your thumbnail?
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I would pay money to read the *entire* Liberia Civil War thread that was on Military photo's years ago.
Is that the one with the dudes wearing life jackets in the streets, etc?
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Are you being serious or facetious?

The magazine is clearly visible and engaged. How shiny is your thumbnail?
A little from Column A, a little from Column B.



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Sheeit... Nsukka Puhlease








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French troops confiscated arms from bad boys in Central Africa.

Note the WECSOG buttplate (w/ electrical tape)



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Which crappy guns you talking about?

The FAMAS or FAL?

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Aug. 10, 2014, at a military checkpoint on the outskirts of Kenema in the Eastern Province around 300kms (186 miles) from Sierra Leone's capital Freetown. The government try to prevent the movement of people in order to stop the spread on the Ebola virus in Kenema, Sierra Leone.
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Aug. 10, 2014, at a military checkpoint on the outskirts of Kenema in the Eastern Province around 300kms (186 miles) from Sierra Leone's capital Freetown. The government try to prevent the movement of people in order to stop the spread on the Ebola virus in Kenema, Sierra Leone.
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From the day 147 Christians were slaughtered at Garissa University College, Kenya.



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"Uhhh, I dunno Rene. I have niver seen ze boolits so big."
Ok, i now get to wipe the coffee off my screen...:big grin:
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I just spent a week seeing AKs (all Chinese underfolders) used as fashion accessories, walking stocks, lap warmers, crutches etc etc Only saw one cop who actually looked like he knew how to make the rifle go bang (well could make the rifle go bang in under five minutes)...
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