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will probably belong to HIM, in short order, if you dont have cover yourself. If you have cover, WHY WASTE the few 308's you can carry, shooting at what you can't see, and PROBABLY can't penetrate? Doing so is just stupid, in nearly every case.
 

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I can't imagine why you keep saying that we're stupid unless you really know that you, yourself, are stupid and are just hoping for a little company. Wake up. We aren't all your enemies though your ego might wish it were so.

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If the balloon ever goes up and your stupid enough not to pay attention and walk into an ambush, it really doesn't matter what your carrying. If the ambush site has been properly selected and the ambushers properly deployed and are capable of maintaining proper discipline, then your kit will be taken off your cold dead body. End game.
 
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he fears penatration!

much like the formidable[sp] effects of shotgun blasts at night.




he shudders at the thought of being 'peperred'

i have 'rolled the bones' while chanting and have READ that his demise WILL BE FROM A shotgun!







thanks.
 

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don't you think that if the guy behind cover (or concealment?) were to see a couple holes poke through his sanctuary he might change his tactics? i.e. try to flank, retreat?

i guess i'm kind of coming in late on this one... some predetermined scenario behind it?

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Yeah, the short bus rider thinks he's going to be able to ambush people and shoot anyone he wants in the back and no one will ever see, track, find or hit him, not matter. what.
 

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......shooting at what you can't see
Just because an opponent is behind cover DOESN'T necessarily mean that you don't know where he is.

Being able to punch through a tree or an automobile has it's advantages.
 

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Do a little resarch and find out how much solid wood a .308 FMJ bullet will penetrate.
 

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That's why I prefer .308 when in the woods. Even the shorty .308's outdo shorty CAR's. When I read one article on the new M1-A/SOCOM-16 they mentioned some gunsmith in the USA whom made up some shorty M-14's for, I think, the Columbian???anti-drug forces. Seems they were so effective one of the drug cartels put out a bounty on him.
Anyone happen to read that article or know more about what I'm refering to?
 

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Cover, by definition provides protection. Concealment doesn't. Your argument is screwy to begin with.

But, if firing a few rounds causes the other guy to keep his head down while you get to cover, then they aren't wasted rounds.

You throw out really contrived scenarios, thinking they somehow prove something, but in reality they only underscore two things - a complete underestimation of everyone else and a lack of tactics.

It's part of your "Everyone will be standing in the open" claims, while you will be totally invisible.

Just remember, what is cover to a .223 is merely conealment to a .308

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"Just remember, what is cover to a .223 is merely conealment to a .308"

Right on Aslan
 
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will probably belong to HIM, in short order, if you dont have cover yourself. If you have cover, WHY WASTE the few 308's you can carry, shooting at what you can't see, and PROBABLY can't penetrate? Doing so is just stupid, in nearly every case.
I'll bite:

  1. how few .308 rounds are we carrying? you seem to know how much ammo we will have, spell it out.
  2. why are we in this firefight? The why dictates strategy and goals. If all we need to do is break contact, then that's what we will do. If we are pinned down, then the goal changes. Please spell out the scenario - nobody (not even you) has a clue of what is going on in your feeble mind.
  3. what type of cover? again, without any context - something you apparently are incapable of ever providing, how can we respond?
  4. If they are shooting at us, then they are exposed when doing so. Again, what is the scenario?
can you even put a coherent post together without just starting mid-thought? how about a title, like: "blindly shooting a barricade is a bad idea" then, in the body of the post, you can start by describing the scenario. Then people might see the wisdom of your posts instead of the stupidity.
 
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