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To: fso301
So much for the move to 6.5mm

Do you understand the logistics of changing a cartridge size ?

9 posted on 10/30/2009 7:52:40 PM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: UriĀ’el-2012
Do you understand the logistics of changing a cartridge size ?

Yes, but it hurts like hell to get killed by the POS you have already shot a couple of times.

18 posted on 10/30/2009 8:09:49 PM PDT by org.whodat (Vote: Chuck De Vore in 2012.)
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To: UriĀ’el-2012
Do you understand the logistics of changing a cartridge size ?

I don't care one way or the other. There has been a lot of talk that special operations were moving away from the 5.56mm. This shows the 5.56 is still king.

20 posted on 10/30/2009 8:15:26 PM PDT by fso301
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To: UriĀ’el-2012

the whole point of the 6.8mm was that it would work in a 5.56mm lower. the switch would involve changing the barrel and bolt.

i’m still puzzled why they didn’t adopt it, particularly so because they’ve made the m4 carbine standard issue. they understand that they need to fight house to house, but they won’t use a larger bullet to do it. i suspect that the 3,000 fps mafia won’t let go.


27 posted on 10/30/2009 8:32:22 PM PDT by sig226 (My President was President of the week at the Norwegian Slough Academy.)
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