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Favouite rifle you've actually fired?

Discussion in 'Weapons, Equipment & Rations' started by Bravo_Bravo, Jun 17, 2011.

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    Some years ago I fired the PPsH-42 (?) - the Russian "Burp" gun. Made the AK look refined but incredibly simple, robust and no muzzle climb on auto. Just felt "right".

    Last year a fired the M1 Garand in .3006 - THAT, gentlemen, fires a proper round, kicks like the proverbial mule. Much bigger recoil than 7.62 NATO.

    I also liked the L96.

  2. what tour was that on then mate?
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  3. I met a bunch of Luftwaffe people on a rifle range once. They were firing the H&K G36. It looks fairly sci-fi like and isn't very heavy.
    Still, because of it's size it is stable to hold on to and because is fires 5.56 NATO and is gas operated there is almost no recoil.

    I also enjoyed firing an AK-74 on full auto. Didn't even need a shot slivo to do that!
  4. Mate?

  5. Butlins, Relic 3 Bognor, Oct 08-Nov 08.
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  6. But not as hard as your wife and daughter eh?
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  7. Russian made AK74 in Afghanistan.
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  8. Ravers

    Ravers LE Reviewer Book Reviewer

    I win.
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  9. Oooh bitchy! But I like. :)
  10. FFs he said RIFLE!
  11. Barret .50, just for pure hard on factor.
  12. Either my MP5 with all the Gucci or the Steyr HS .50 BMG (sadly not mine). Any bolt action rifle is always a treat.
  13. Ravers

    Ravers LE Reviewer Book Reviewer

  14. Promoting a bit of your own work there, Ravers?
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  15. Same here, immediate satisfaction factor.