ideal rate of twist (MLP firearms and shooting thread)

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  1. Kris Ford

    Kris Ford Senior Member

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    Probably LOL, we were still behind the times at the time.
    The Marine of the time still had ALICE gear, JUST got the Beretta..and still had the M60E4..but used M16A3s..
    Kevlar helmets I wanna say..and woodland cammies. As I was getting out is when I first saw the desert camo.
    As Ordnancemen, we had a good tie with the MARDET aboard..and man would they get pissed if one of us out shot them.
     
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    See Kris,you shoulda joined the Army,brother:facepalm:.......I kid ya,man! That gear there in '92-'96?? Very low speed,high drag.....sheesh.
    Just imagine having to do the ole trail with that gear.
     
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    Kris Ford Senior Member

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    I almost did..but as my Gramps, (who drove a P boat in Korea..dumping Marines of into a meatgrinder) and a few of my uncles went NAV, I felt I did too. Could NOT contain my pride for him to see me in my DRESS BLUES..just couldn't..hope I did him proud too.
    Actually, the stories my Grampaw would tell me was the best recruitment the US Navy could have ever wanted..
     
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    Froggy, Marines also use the ACOG...wish I had a buck for everyone I fixed and sent back to them..and by fixed, I mean repaired from actual battle damage..not build failure.
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    My bore needs clearing too!:naughty:
     
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    I understand that completely,brother....I come from a line of Army.I know yer Grampa was proud of you.You went in and made it....
     
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    I know they use them. Every Marine is first and foremost a rifleman above all else. But from what I see, the special operators are either Aimpoint or the EoTech. My son is a Marine Raider and the photos I see are almost all EoTech. But I do know that allot of grunts are using ACOG sight. I looked at them but they are just too expensive for my civilian mind. $429.00 for the 512 was above what I would normally consider for any optic unless I was a competitor.
     
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    Sombody smack that boys head!!! Look at that damn elbow just begging to be taken off!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    John I am going to send you that scope Wednesday. I know you'll like it.
     
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    I'm just happy that they have a good sight to use at all..all of 'em. I don't care who make's em..though I work there..just friendly smack talk and BS.

    ANYTHING that gets 'em home is what matters to me.
     
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    I find it tasty Marines still shoot 500 yards in boot compared to 300 meters for other branches. And, Marines shoot rifles in yards, but everything else is in meters.
    Thats jarheads for ya.
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    I know I will too,brother!! And Im thinking what Im sending to you,yer gonna like it!
     
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    [​IMG]
    Oh yes, yes it was...
    YUMMMMM
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    Oh hell yaaaaa! That ole .50 cal....never leave home without it:dude:
     
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    Those pictures are just about what my son and his team mates look like LOL..they look scary sometimes. The bad guys, knowing they, and their kind are out there..somewhere ought to scare the hell out of them.
     
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    The ghost mask is a nice touch, isn't it?

    Glad they are my brothers and protectors..rather than their foe...
     
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    My "home" at the time had roughly 200, mounted, ready to mount and in reserve.:naughty:
     
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