So, You Think the AR-15 is a Wimpy Rifle

So, You Think the AR-15 is a Wimpy Rifle

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    So, You Think the AR-15 is a Wimpy Rifle

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    That's pretty cool, but I'd have no desire to have one. I wouldn't mind shooting one once just to say I did. But there is no way I could afford to feed one of them let alone buy one.
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    That does not look fun to shoot more than once.
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    No thanks, too high of a maintainance ($$$$$) item to feed.
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    I always preferred the belt fed M2 50 BMG mounted on a vehicle with ammo provided by Uncle Sam.
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    I'll stay with my StG.58.
    I like all kinds of foreign guns.

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    Quote Originally Posted by colding View Post
    That does not look fun to shoot more than once.
    I was thinking the same thing....OUCH!

    But, it is pretty darn cool watching someone else shoot (and feed) it!
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    That is the coolest gun I've ever seen! It'll stop the threat in one shot. I'd bet big money on it.


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    I have shot an AR platform that fired a .458 SOCOM, and yeah, not really the funnest gun to shoot. Kicked like a mule. Now that one looks like it has a pretty good muzzle break on it so that would help, but there is something that can be said for just a lot of mass to help with recoil.

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    Yep dup

    But if you want to really have fun

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    No, I never thought the AR to be a wimpy rifle.
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    Who thinks AR-15's are wimpy???
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    Yes, AR-15s are wimpy. I had a Ruger No. 1 in .458 Lott until the ammo got up to $120.00 for a twenty round box. None of my friends would shoot it. They talked in awe about the visible shockwave that came off of me when I shot it. A 500 grain solid @ 2365 fps is an awesome thing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LimaCharlie View Post
    Yes, AR-15s are wimpy. I had a Ruger No. 1 in .458 Lott until the ammo got up to $120.00 for a twenty round box. None of my friends would shoot it. They talked in awe about the visible shockwave that came off of me when I shot it. A 500 grain solid @ 2365 fps is an awesome thing.
    Haha a visible shockwave would be a sight to see! Measured by the Richter scale!

    But just because you like shooting that bazooka doesn't make an AR wimpy!
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    Quote Originally Posted by LimaCharlie View Post
    Yes, AR-15s are wimpy. I had a Ruger No. 1 in .458 Lott until the ammo got up to $120.00 for a twenty round box. None of my friends would shoot it. They talked in awe about the visible shockwave that came off of me when I shot it. A 500 grain solid @ 2365 fps is an awesome thing.
    So, what did you do with the Ruger No. 1?
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