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1 posted on 10/30/2009 7:46:38 PM PDT by gaijin
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The beginning of the end of matty mattel


2 posted on 10/30/2009 7:47:53 PM PDT by omega4179
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3 posted on 10/30/2009 7:48:00 PM PDT by gaijin
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So much for the move to 6.5mm


4 posted on 10/30/2009 7:48:16 PM PDT by fso301
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this thread is useless without pictures!


5 posted on 10/30/2009 7:50:11 PM PDT by ibheath (Stand ready to fight the coming madness.)
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10 posted on 10/30/2009 7:52:43 PM PDT by gaijin
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Dang, another rifle to put on the Christmas wish list.


12 posted on 10/30/2009 7:54:20 PM PDT by PeteB570 (NRA - Life member and Black Rifle owner)
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BUMP for later read


14 posted on 10/30/2009 8:01:23 PM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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15 posted on 10/30/2009 8:04:17 PM PDT by gaijin
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btt


25 posted on 10/30/2009 8:21:41 PM PDT by scottywr (the only Gun control I need is sight picture and breathing.)
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As with aircraft, if it looks unwieldy and unworkable, it probably is.

Remember that in weaponry, simplicity has a value all its own. The AK-47 has only three parts that are to be cleaned in the field. The Browning M1911 pistol (.45 ACP) was issued for 74 years, and worked in four major wars, in radically different environments, with few mechanical failures or jams.

The M2 Browning .50 caliber MG was designed in 1918, and none of its countless potential replacements have come close to this “perfect” machine gun.

The M79 Grenade Launcher was so simple and effective that soldiers even made their own, modified ammo for it. R&D couldn’t resist combining it with an M16 rifle, into the M203, but the two combined were never as great as the two apart.

In Vietnam, US forces found US made weapons that had been lost in the Philippine Insurrection, yet were still in working order. Not wanting that to continue, the M16 was notoriously difficult to clean and easy to break.

Soldiers are a very fickle lot when it comes to their personal weapon. If they like a weapon, they admire it, if they don’t, it just saves time to go back to the drawing board.


28 posted on 10/30/2009 8:36:54 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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bttt


36 posted on 10/31/2009 1:31:30 AM PDT by SuperLuminal (Where is another agitator for republicanism like Sam Adams when we need him?)
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