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Response to Eko (Reply #61)

Sun Sep 8, 2019, 06:51 PM

63. Exactly my point.

It's being defined by features that, individually, make perfect sense, yet when combined on a semi-automatic rifle, make it an "assault weapon".

Because, you know, it has "military" features.

Military-spec just means there is a military-issued specification for something. Often times a military spec simply refers to some government or industry spec, or modifies or limits it somehow. Could be for paint, could be for underwear dye color, could be for sealant, could be for lubricating oil, could be for shoeleather.

I work in a place that farms out a lot of work to specialist vendors to apply military-spec coatings. Yay, military-spec helicopter paint. Does that mean that if I paint my car with MIL-PRF-85582 primer and MIL-PRF-85285 paint, I have an "assault car"?

No, it just means I have a car with military-spec paint on it. Not as lustrous, but probably durable.

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