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2018-08-21 Science & Technology
The Russian maker of the AK-47 just unveiled a new AK-308 rifle with a large 7.62mm NATO round
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Posted by Besoeker 2018-08-21 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6473 views ]  Top

#1 Ivan is sticking with the cold war strategy of using Nato supplies when they outrun their own supply lines.
Posted by Mercutio 2018-08-21 09:11||   2018-08-21 09:11|| Front Page Top

#2 An AK with more range, punch and less payload tumbling. What's not to like?
Posted by Skidmark 2018-08-21 11:02||   2018-08-21 11:02|| Front Page Top

#3 I thought the whole point of going away from the M-14 was because the 7.62 round was not controllable in full auto. Why would this be different? Someone with more knowledge please correct me.
Posted by Spot 2018-08-21 11:03||   2018-08-21 11:03|| Front Page Top

#4 BAR revisited?
Posted by NoMoreBS 2018-08-21 11:14||   2018-08-21 11:14|| Front Page Top

#5 Battle Rifle vs Assault Rifle. This is the former. Might just be a good weapon given the pedigree of durability in the AK design, and the solid performance of the 7.62 NATO round.
Posted by Boss Spoper5850 2018-08-21 13:44||   2018-08-21 13:44|| Front Page Top

#6 7.62 round was not controllable in full auto

The round is controllable, a wrongly configured weapon is not.
Posted by Skidmark 2018-08-21 19:17||   2018-08-21 19:17|| Front Page Top

#7 Still if it's as good as an AK-47, such as you can drag it through the mud and dirt, use it as a shovel, and then it still fires like a sewing machine; it's a keeper.
Posted by texhooey 2018-08-21 23:13||   2018-08-21 23:13|| Front Page Top

#8 But I think I'd pass on the folding stock for a .308
Posted by texhooey 2018-08-21 23:15||   2018-08-21 23:15|| Front Page Top

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