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"And on the third day, God created the Remington bolt-action rifle. So man could fight the dinosaurs... And the homosexuals." Sorry this post made me think of Mean Girls.

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126- Why do you have to make a video game reference to try and act like you know anything about guns? A bolt action is normally reserved for higher caliber rifles, as opposed to a gas operated semi-automatic bolt, or an automatic bolt. The whole three round burst fire came around after Vietnam, because soldiers would take their fully automatic M-16's and fire willy nilly all over the place, because they objected to the war, no joke. Burst fire allows for accuracy, without the pain of fully auto

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--The whole three round burst fire came around after Vietnam, because soldiers would take their fully automatic M-16's and fire willy nilly all over the place, because they objected to the war, no joke.-- You're saying soldiers would fire off their ammo all over the place because they objected? And that once rifles had the 3-round burst, this stopped? The M16A2 (the one with the 3-round burst) wasn't adopted until the 1980's, and this had nothing to do with mythical soldiers shooting aw

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Yeah, I never heard of the firing off ammo as protests either, but the three round burst was developed in response to the needless waste of ammunition caused by full auto, most likely due to inaccurary at a high rate of fire, but still possibly by protesters. It's not unlikely, considering the narcotic boom in that era.

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