Skip to comments.Soldiers Want a Bigger Bang
Posted on 05/30/2007 7:12:47 AM PDT by Sergio
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Snipers who use an M16/AR15 platform use 77gr Sierra HPBT's (this is 15gr heavier than M855 (62gr), a 24% increase in weight and a thinner jacketted "match" bullet).
Yes it is. You can build a sub-gun like I have described in .40 or .45
The .45 version would be a real handfull, the design of a `76 runs much faster than a M-3
You thought correctly.
Personally, I never cared much for it, what with that gawdawful big bolt slamming around, you could not aim for crap. The Thompson was heavier, but oh so easy to shoot accurately.
HKs are a little pricey, but money well spent. imho
What I meant to say in referring to the 30.30 was it’s terminal ballistics, not the cartridge itself. If I were in the sandbox, I would want a cartridge that will put at least 1000 ft/lbs on target at 300 to 400 yards.
The 6.8x43 SPC and the 6.5 Grendel seem to be heading in the right direction.
I agree with you there.
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