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Response to Eko (Reply #75)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 08:33 AM

79. I assumed a .223 Model 700 for equivalency

The 700, and indeed most bolt-action rifle lines, are available in a variety of calibers, a substantial amount of which are physically larger than an AR-15 can accommodate. The AR-15 is a very accurate gun and can shoot deer (or humans, if you prefer) at 500 yards or more, but obviously at any range a more powerful cartridge like the .30-06 or .300 Win. Mag will be several times as powerful at a .223.

And yeah, semi-automatics enable somewhat faster shooting, and detachable magazines enable faster reloading. That's inherent in the design. Nobody is arguing that.

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