Personally I prefer the 308 but I dont have to carry a battle load.
Nothing like 5-6 loaded 20 round magazines of 7.62 on your waist to see the advantage of the 5.56 for the average grunt.
With some Blackhawk gear, you could carry more than 6 magazines of 7.62.
posted on 03/06/2008 12:10:55 PM PST
(Iron Maiden in two weeks' time.)
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