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Mon Jul 23, 2012, 11:06 AM

178. AR=30rd mag. Mini 30 sporter or a woodsmaster has a 5-10 rd. mag. Also, an assault rifle takes an


intermediate cartridge, designed for killing at close range and rapid fire with low recoil. and the intermediate rounds in high capacity mags are lighter/smaller and thus easier to carry/conceal/load in a combat situation. 200 rounds and mags for an AR or AK is much less of a burden than 200 rounds and mags for a 30.06 Woodsmaster, lol.

The AR/M4 platform has no sporting purpose that can't be accomplished with a non-military rifle like a mini-30 or bolt action.

Also, some of these military types of weapons can be owner modified to full auto. My friend had a co-worker who made full auto conversion parts for AK platform rifles off the clock at the machine shop where they worked.

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