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5.56 vs 7.62x39

  1. Military Weapons Forum
    ReadyMan. A community, founded by U.S. Special Operations Forces veterans and skilled outdoorsmen. Bald guy in the video is former Green Beret IF i remember correctly, is he correct in saying the M16/M4 isn't as good a weapon? Any former military members here agree with him?
  2. Military Weapons Forum
    The video is 13 minutes and an interesting side by side comparison of 7.62, 5.56, AAC 300 and finally 5.45. Note that the 300 Blackout had a short barreled rifle which likely caused the failure. Enjoy
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  4. Hunting and Trapping General Discussion
    First, I know that there are plenty who will say this dude was a poor shot or didn't use the right load/ammo or provide video evidence to the contrary or ...etc. Yet, there is a reason some states outlaw .223/556 for hunting deer-sized game and the reason I personally hunt with more robust...
  5. Military Weapons Forum
    We all know that when it comes to "assault"-type rifles that the 7.62x39 reigns supreme in barrier penetration. But let's forget that. I know there are other threads already comparing these two rounds as far as hitting flesh is concerned. But I want to focus primarily on how well these two...
  6. Military Weapons Forum
    Ok my question is what would yall reccomend as far as my first semi-auto assault type weapon. I will have roughly 500-800 dollars to spend. Things im looking for are... -Range -Accuracy -stopping power -ammo availability (short and long term) - big one -ammo cost -cost and availability of parts...
  7. Military Weapons Forum
    Witch of these is the best all around bullet i say its 7.62x39 because it packs a good punch also has more stopping power at range than the 223 or 5.56x45.The 223 muzzle speed is at about 3000 ftps the 7.62x39 can get as fast as 2300 ftps but most of the time its cheap surplus ammo that can be...
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