>>go back to the m-14
I’m for the original - M1 Garand. That puppy would fire in all kinds of weather, take more abuse than a rented mule and was, according to General Patton, the best rifle ever made.
Some of my fellow Marines told me about smearing axle grease on the M1 to keep it firing in the Frozen Chosin.
posted on 11/15/2008 8:42:09 AM PST
(Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners.)
Somewhat heavier, but make mine the WWI variant of the BAR; full-auto and belt-fed.
posted on 11/15/2008 8:49:12 AM PST
Ever tote an M-1 around all day in 120 degree heat?
posted on 11/15/2008 8:57:38 AM PST
(Nemo me impune lacessit.)
A friend of mine told me he had to pi$$ on his Garand because it froze solid during the Battle of the Bulge.
posted on 11/15/2008 10:18:47 AM PST
("The dog ate my copy of the Constitution." G W Bush)
posted on 11/15/2008 10:24:22 AM PST
(Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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