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Often quoted by those who prefer the 7.62mm round of the SLR to the 5.56mm round of the SA-80.

Possibly the cause of more drivel being posted on ARRSE than almost any other subject.

These "discussions" are usually started by some brain-dead walt posting something along the lines of "What the British Army should really use...", followed by a suggestion such as giving each and every Tom an AW50 or a .55cal Boys Anti Tank Rifle.

They are eventually handed their metaphorical arse on a plate by a genuine expert, but only after much, much dullardism from others who really ought to know better. If you're really keen on seeing one of these threads, just visit the QM's forum, they occur about once a week.