AR15 carbine 10k rounds torture test

Discussion in 'Weapons, Equipment & Rations' started by stoatman, Jan 8, 2013.

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  1. http://www.luckygunner.com/labs/brass-vs-steel-cased-ammo/

    In short, 4 civvy M4's, firing 10k rounds of Federal brass-cased & 3 types of steel cased ammunition.

    The Federal carbine shot all 10k without a single malfunction and with minimal cleaning:

    The 2 minute summary video at the link is worth a watch.
     
  2. ugly

    ugly LE Moderator

    changing certain small parts?
     
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  3. New schoolchildren. After a couple of thousand rounds they go all soggy.
     
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  4. Firing pin, bolt carrier, barrel. You know unimportant small parts.
     
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  5. Blimey, the damage to the barrels and gas ports is quite a bit.
     

  6. Apparently SA80's are more reliable then these jam-o-matics®
     
  7. What about SLRs?
     
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  8. Wouldn't a Zippo be far more economical to run?
     
  9. Scientists have estimated that a full auto 10k test with a FAL would be too dangerous to perform.
    It could cause a black hole to spontaneously form and destroy the Earth.
     
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  10. Image that, people keeping a rifle firing by only cleaning it and changing parts!
     

  11. Thay is incorrect.
    The real danger is that if fired in that manner on the wrong bearing it will cause the earth to stall and then rotate in the wrong direction,
     
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  12. Lanza fires @ 100 rounds and got in 25 kills, so....

    A reliability rate of about 2,500 KBF*





    *Kids Between Failures
     
  13. Hitting a moving and small target reliably takes practice, lots of practice, to avoid getting drawn into fox with a flock of chickens mode.

    'Letting rip' into a room, as practised by the finest mongs of the PIRA on many occassions, while it makes a lot of noise and ruins the plasterwork, tends to miss mostly.
     
  14. That's the trouble with kids these days, rather than take some well aimed shots they just brass up the place. That chap from Norway had the right idea.

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  15. "Quantity has a quality all of it's own." As someone once said.