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  1. valnar liked shafter's post in the thread Why long range .30 calibers in WWI?.

    When you go from 58 caliber muskets and 45-70 Trapdoor carbines, 30 caliber rifles probably did seem intermediate. Technology evolves...

    Aug 17, 2022 at 2:08 PM
  2. valnar replied to the thread Why long range .30 calibers in WWI?.

    That's good info. thanks.

    Aug 16, 2022 at 6:31 PM
  3. valnar liked caribou's post in the thread Why long range .30 calibers in WWI?.

    Most military's are prepared to fight their previous war. Smokeless powders were still relatively new then, being developed in the...

    Aug 16, 2022 at 6:31 PM
  4. valnar liked lysanderxiii's post in the thread Why long range .30 calibers in WWI?.

    Machine guns. You have to remember there are other things on the battle field that need shooting than personnel, guns with armor...

    Aug 16, 2022 at 6:23 PM
  5. valnar posted a new thread.

    Why long range .30 calibers in WWI?

    I wasn't sure how to title this thread. It sort of references this one. The average distance of a fire fight in WWI (and maybe WWII)...

    Forum: General Gun Discussions

    Aug 16, 2022 at 5:41 PM
  6. valnar replied to the thread Second favorite battle or assault rifle after the AR15 or AK47?.

    I've got two Vz.58's and no AK. Never did. I have a single AR15 just to have one because all the cool kids are doing it. Peer...

    Aug 13, 2022 at 10:24 AM
  7. valnar liked JDGray's post in the thread Second favorite battle or assault rifle after the AR15 or AK47?.

    I like the Vz58 over my AKs, even though I have 5 AKs & 1 Vz58. It shoots smoother than my SAM7-R, Milled MAK-90, and way lighter. My AR...

    Aug 13, 2022 at 10:23 AM
  8. valnar replied to the thread Second favorite battle or assault rifle after the AR15 or AK47?.

    Cuz it usually is in these kind of threads. If it's not, then tell me your #1!

    Aug 12, 2022 at 1:20 PM
  9. valnar liked nofendertom's post in the thread Second favorite battle or assault rifle after the AR15 or AK47?.

    Why do you ASSUME the AR15 or AK47 are number one ?

    Aug 12, 2022 at 1:19 PM
  10. valnar liked BigBlue 94's post in the thread Second favorite battle or assault rifle after the AR15 or AK47?.

    [IMG] 1957 numbers matching Romanian SKS. Second place, er, third place would be the G3/HK91

    Aug 12, 2022 at 1:18 PM
  11. valnar liked Mk-211's post in the thread Second favorite battle or assault rifle after the AR15 or AK47?.

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  12. valnar liked Alaskamike's post in the thread Second favorite battle or assault rifle after the AR15 or AK47?.

    Great question! It's also a tough one when you consider that the term "battle rifle" would also include the M1, M14, and even the '03...

    Aug 12, 2022 at 1:18 PM
  13. valnar posted a new thread.

    Second favorite battle or assault rifle after the AR15 or AK47?

    If you're an AR guy or an AK guy, then your favorite is probably an easy answer. So...what's your second favorite then? Mine would be...

    Forum: Rifle Country

    Aug 12, 2022 at 11:28 AM
  14. valnar liked Jason_W's post in the thread Why do so many people get worked up about proprietary magazines?.

    I've been heavily researching my options for compact .308 cal rifles with iron sights. Most of these are labelled "scout" by their...

    Aug 11, 2022 at 10:41 AM
  15. valnar replied to the thread 6.5x55, 6.5 Creedmoor and reloading.

    Welp here's my take. If the purpose of this rifle is to fire your own custom 6.5x55 loads and not factory ammo, then it isn't quite a...

    Aug 11, 2022 at 10:33 AM
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