1. Stocks take a break, metals up
    Dismiss Notice
  2. Good Tuesday Morning! We have Gold up 5.4 to 1251 while Silver is up 7 to 16.64. Crude is also up 44 to 43.82. The USD is down 52 to 96.59
    Dismiss Notice
  3. Week of 6/24/2017 Closing prices & Chg Over Last Wk---- Gold $1256.40 Silver $16.64 Oil $43.01 USD $96.94
  4. "Spreading the ideas of freedom loving people on matters regarding high finance, politics, constructionist Constitution, and mental masturbation of all types"
    Dismiss Notice

What happened with the M16 in Vietnam?

Discussion in 'Firearms' started by SilverCity, Jan 3, 2017.



  1. SilverCity

    SilverCity Gold Member Gold Chaser

    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2010
    Messages:
    2,658
    Likes Received:
    1,999
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    retired aerospace
    Location:
    New Babylon
    ...with Chris Bartocci



    Inquiring minds want to know.

    SC
     
    GOLDBRIX, searcher and nickndfl like this.
  2. searcher

    searcher Mother Lode Found Site Supporter ++ Mother Lode

    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2010
    Messages:
    114,371
    Likes Received:
    35,489
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Cloning the M16A1 Family of Rifles
    Chris Bartocci



    Published on Feb 10, 2017
    A detailed look at M16A1 specific components and where to get them to make an M16A1 retro rifle.

    Mailing Address: PO Box 90353, Houston, Texas 77290

    Armorer's Manual
    https://www.amazon.com/Armorers-Manua...

    Manta Code SAS20 to Save 20% http://www.manta.us
    /products.php

    G96 Code SAS10 to Save 10% http://www.mcssl.com/store/c0e84d9548...

    Signed Black Rifle II
    https://www.amazon.com/sp?_encoding=U...

    Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/SmallArmsSol...

    www.smallarmssolutions.com
     
    GOLDBRIX likes this.
  3. Eyebone

    Eyebone Midas Member Midas Member

    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2010
    Messages:
    4,177
    Likes Received:
    1,989
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Seattle
    While they worked the bugs out, lots of guys died.

    Oh well, such is life in the empire.
     
  4. Eyebone

    Eyebone Midas Member Midas Member

    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2010
    Messages:
    4,177
    Likes Received:
    1,989
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Seattle
    DJT, don't let them pull your chain.

    Stick with your appointments.

    Maybe the guy doesn't trust Pence?

    Maybe I don't either.
     
    mayhem likes this.
  5. dacrunch

    dacrunch Gold Chaser Platinum Bling

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2010
    Messages:
    3,859
    Likes Received:
    2,463
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Isn't the Kalashnikov (AK 47) the ONLY rifle of that category that can "stand up to abuse", such as desert sand, being dunked in a river, not getting "cleaned & oiled", and still keep working without fail?

    Seems I've heard that over & over.... though I've never owned any such weapons...
     
  6. mayhem

    mayhem Другая перспектива Silver Miner Site Supporter

    Joined:
    Mar 30, 2010
    Messages:
    2,773
    Likes Received:
    3,173
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    Retired
    Location:
    New South America
    The M-14 was a better weapon, but not really good in the jungle. Then McNamera buds needed a contract so the M-16 was adopted with the excuse that you didn't want to kill your opponet, you wanted to wound then thus tying up two fighters. Well no one on the other side got the message. I personally put 5 rounds into a 100 lb charging VC and he kept coming at me until my partner who was carrying a 12ga blasted him with 00 shot. From that day on I carried a AK-47 instead on a M-16.

    I'l admit I didn't watch any of the video's above. But the major complaint was jamming (mostly due to poorly made ammo) and how many parts you could lose in the field. And you better keep it clean otherwise it was a 16lb club.
     
  7. dacrunch

    dacrunch Gold Chaser Platinum Bling

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2010
    Messages:
    3,859
    Likes Received:
    2,463
    Trophy Points:
    113
    related to my previous post =





     

Share This Page