Re: Minimum bbl length for .233
This dinosaur hits what he aims at; I think you are close to the line, with your last two posts. Mr Culver documents what many of us experienced, while you were in the (pre ejaculatory), liquid state.
At the risk of admin censure, I will ask, Would you really come and play with me, in West Texas, with a Mouse gun, if you knew I was shooting a 1903-A3???
The man walked the walk, and took notes; damned good ones, I will add, and serves as a reminder to you youngsters, as to what you ought to inspect, before swallowing.
The statutes he quotes about hunting deer, for instance, are based on the laws of individual states, all, in turn, based on "real world" experience--- This is far more data than the DOD ever used, or even had, in adoption of the M-16 weapon system, and has more than a little merit.
Browning, in the 20's and 30's, used an ad in many places showing the bear killed with their .25 auto: sold a bunch of guns. Possible, YES; likely, in a real time situation, probably not. THIS is what Culver is saying.
The 'grunt' of today has more high tech options for sighting than ever before, but, if the rifle will not function, or, is of insufficient/marginal power, what is the gain? Just seeing the target does not put it down; that requires sufficient energy to get 'er done!, and reliability, to do it on command!
I got JUNK, to do miracles with, when in RVN, a long time ago: I will not accept the same treatment for our guys, in service, today. Will you???
Don't start no s**t and there won't be none, Terry