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Sun Apr 28, 2013, 07:54 AM

52. pound for pound of flesh

pullo: Hunting bullets such as the the V-Max are outlawed by treaty for military use.
... hack89 Expanding bullets commonly used in hunting are illegal for warfare because they are considered inhumane. Any hunting rifle with an expanding bullet will be much more lethal than a 5.56mm/


Due the recoil with larger calibers (generally), accuracy would suffer (especially in a classroom). Pound for pound I'll bet the .223 most lethal (or top ten list), but not in stopping power.

The argument that ar15 is 'most popular' rifle in america is pathetic; so is crack cocaine, marlboro, they're death devices in sheeps clothing. The reason assault rifles should be banned or limited is to prevent their saturating communities so that eventually there is no effective regulation possible, & thus a possible killing field every day anywhere. That is the objective nra really wants, gun saturated communities, a big market for recurring gun sales.
The 22 caliber bullet is the 'most popular' to commit suicide with even tho it's one of the least powerful, a bit misleading since ~77% of suicides are not done by 22cal. The ar15 being 'most popular rifle' is misleading as well, since it's ~5 million available are offset by approx 200 million other longguns, & 100 million handguns.

Only a couple percent of americans own an assault rifle, the 98% others have more sense. It's no status symbol to own an assault rifle, no special talent to shoot it, no advantage to home defense more a liability, not cost effective at all but overpay - ownership is moreso a machismo trip to a make believe battlefield, like a video game in your mind.

correction/retraction: I meant momentum transfer to the fly would be significantly increased but even this is invalid, hardly any momentum transfer; was just exaggerating for effect with a half joke.

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