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  1. 9 minutes ago, DCSaints_fan said:

     

    To me I would define it as any rifle capable of semi-auto fire. 

     

    You don't need semi-auto for hunting deer or target shooting, sorry.   Semi-auto was designed to maximize military effectiveness, which is to neutralize (kill or seriously wound) enemy soldiers. 

    High capacity is another factor. Some shotguns have semi-auto capability, but the law limits them to three shells, two plugged, one chambered. Being able to draw on 30 rounds combined with the semi-auto ability is what transforms a hunting rifle into an assault weapon. That and the ammo, the 5.56 is a HORRIBLE hunting round it hits and directs wildly in the body to create as much damage as possible. A hunting round is designed to penetrate and stay together so you can use the meat. 

    20 minutes ago, The Sisko said:

    Exactly. I remember one of our instructors telling us that the military had done research and found that only some small percentage of the first round fired in full auto mode actually hit the target so accurate, aimed fire was always preferred. Even when we learned the M-60 and SAW, the emphasis was on small burst fire rather than spraying rounds everywhere.

    Without a doubt, once you go over three on any of them you're off target. Even in a controlled training session it's still very hard to keep on point. If you're using extended feeds then you walk the rounds into the target, even still it's about spray and pray. The M16 and AR's are designed for rapid fire single shot kills.

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  2. 15 minutes ago, Renegade7 said:

     

    This is one of those things I have to be careful what I say because I didn't live it.  But that makes too much GD sense.  You just made a case I've been struggling to wrap my head around, this idea that because its not fully automatic its not the same.  It really doesn't matter, and it makes total sense for people being trained to kill to be trained to save ammo and be efficient with their shooting.  You just changed my opinion on something.

    This is one of the coolest things I've read in a long time. Thank you.

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  3. 2 minutes ago, Renegade7 said:

     

    This is one of those things I have to be careful what I say because I didn't live it.  But that makes too much GD sense.  You just made a case I've been struggling to wrap my head around, this idea that because its not fully automatic its not the same.  It really doesn't matter, and it makes total sense for people being trained to kill to be trained to save ammo and be efficient with their shooting.  You just changed my opinion on something.

    The auto setting is for suppressive fire, keeping the enemy's head down while you move. Our mantra was ALWAYS one shot one kill, and our targets were spaced alternating 50 yard to 300 yards. And only one guy out of 60 failed to hit at least half of the pop-up targets. And most of them were ****ing idiots.

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  4. 10 minutes ago, TheGreatBuzz said:

     

    Vagueness isn't good when crafting policy.  And there is a lot of vagueness there.

    ANY semi-auto rifle with capacity for extended mags. And the minute someone posts a hunting rifle alongside an AR that person will out themselves as a fool. The 5.56 round was NOT designed for hunting deer. It was designed for killing humans. And THAT is an undeniable fact.

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  5. 3 minutes ago, TheGreatBuzz said:

     

    What exactly is an assault rifle?

    Are you being serious?

     

    Here's what I remind folks, when I was in Basic Training in the Army we literally spent weeks shooting our M16's EVERY DAY. Over 1,000 rounds down range ALL on semi-auto single shot. You know how many times I shot my M16 on full auto?

    1.....1 time 30 rounds, at night.

    So you tell me, how was the Army training ME a soldier to kill human beings with my M16? On full auto spray and pray, or one shot one kill, quick target acquisition semi-auto combat?

    So if the US Army gave ME that assault rifle (because apparently the full auto capability is what the idiots insist is needed for that designation) yet they trained me to use my M16 as if it were an AR15 then you tell me the difference.

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  6. 15 minutes ago, visionary said:
     

     

    Without closing private sale loophole none of this means anything. I was at the US-127 Yard Sale yesterday. A 690 mile long yard sale that stretches from Michigan to Alabama. It took me all of 5 minutes to find a guy selling no less than a dozen AR's many with long range glass attached selling for an easy $675 without glass. 

    All without a background check.

     

    So lets talk about "red flags" and mental illness, and criminal backgrounds. I'll go buy a dozen tomorrow. 

    Then...

    Then I'll go online and buy my AR and AK build kits and with a $20 jig on ebay I as an amateur gunsmith make ghosted ARs that NO ONE KNOWS about. No serial numbers, no registration...complete ghosts.

     

    So yeah, go ahead and ****ing waste our goddamn time, efforts, and momentum passing laws that won't work.

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  7. 1 minute ago, stevemcqueen1 said:

     

    What's his argument?  That because a lot of people in this big country die of accidents and disease that we shouldn't do anything to stop terrorism and mass murder?  He's a numb nuts.

    Don't freak out about mass murders because they are incredibly rare. That's his point. Don't get worked up about 40 people being gunned down at random because more than that die of cancer.

    Funny, where was Neil with his logical perspective when 3000 people died on 9/11


  8. Just now, DogofWar1 said:

    I don't think this is so.  There is a very strong correlation between domestic violence and gun violence.  Sure, some of these people would slip through the cracks, but even if additional background checks didn't drastically lower mass shootings, it'd certainly lower domestic violence homicides.

    https://www.joinonelove.org/learn/the-surprising-link-between-mass-shootings-and-domestic-violence-and-what-you-can-do-about-it/

     

    But background checks won't do enough, and the problem of younger radicalized people without records seems to be growing.  Background checks have to be part of a wider series of reforms.

    Do you REALLY think that domestic violence cases are going to be used to deny white men gun ownership?


  9. 3 minutes ago, Renegade7 said:

     

    "One man's death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic"

     

    It's not how many die, its who dies, really, and who's doing the shooting.  As long as most of the shootings are being done by people they defend against people they demonize, don't expect much.

    If a Leftist documented his journey from buying an AR from a yard sale, posting his motivations about proving how stupid the Right's arguments are about gun control, and gun laws, and mental illness then went and shot up a white Evangelical church in Indiana THEN it would be about the Left.

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  10. 2 minutes ago, CousinsCowgirl84 said:

    what’s the over/under on the ammount of mass shooting deaths we need to average per day to get enough republicans on board with an assault weapons ban? 

    Holy ****, I don't even know how many people would need to die daily by assault weapons before they'd consider a ban. Hell, people die EVERY FREAKING DAY. In 2017 13,000 were shot and killed, this does NOT count suicides. Most of these are by handguns, so 35 people per day wasn't enough to start talking about handguns. 

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