Bula Defense M21DMR

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  1. frogfurr

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    Finally had a chance to take some photos. Still haven't had time to shoot it yet. Very pleased with it.

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  2. NIGHTLORD40K

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    Nice!
     
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  3. gotboostvr

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    Don't get me wrong, I like my AR10, there's nothing objectively wrong with it, but I want an M1A1.

    And that's an awfully good looking one.
     
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  4. JCooperfan1911

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    Well actually the M1A1 was a folding-stocked variation of the U.S. Carbine, Caliber .30, M1.
     
  5. gotboostvr

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    To be fair, I want one of those as well.
     
  6. JCooperfan1911

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    They certainly qualify as “neato” for sure.
     
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    It was also the U.S. military’s main battle tank

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    The M1A is the commercial designation for an M14 clone. The ‘A’ being a stand in for a ‘4’
     
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  8. CapnMac

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    Until 1957, the numerical designation was subservient to the Type Designation.
    So, you could have
    Box, Crayons, M1A1
    Carbine, Cal..30, M1A1
    Service Truck, Telephone, M1A1

    After '57, the indexing was by the Numerical designation.
    So, you can have a
    M-998 HMMV
    M-1038 HMMV
    M-1025 HMMV
    M-1037 HMMV

    The folding stocks are really not that comfortable. The bit in contact with the shoulder is free-swiveling, and will twist against your shoulder pocket going edge-on whenever it feels like it. The "looks cool" factor is off the chart. But, there's a reason that neither M2 nor M3 were issued with the folding stock.

    LoL, and the photo is an M-1A2 :)
    Photo images of the original M-1A1 mounting the L45 105mm main gun are not easy to come by. Most image searches will come back with M-1A3, M-1A4, and the various "TUSK" variants.
     
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  9. Mk-211

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    I would like an M1 Abrams with the 120mm smooth bore main gun.

    Until the .gov decides to demil some (never gonna happen) I wouldn't mind having one of these Bula rifles.
     
  10. 0ne3

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    I, bought a M1A standard, from Bula, in This spring. Love that rifle since I was in the army. Haven't shot mine yet. Hope to soon. IMO, every thing about that rifle screams, beauty.
     
  11. CapnMac

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    The downside being the same as with most crew-served weapons, you really can't run one solo very well.

    Abrams particularly so. Driver is all by himself (and has dismal visibility--so you need ground guides if as close as a tank-length to anything.)
    The Loader is isolated on the other side of the gun from the gunner. You don't have to have a TC (tank commander), as the Gunner can sub (some). Gunner's field of view is pretty narrow, perhaps 10-15°, which is why you want a TC, who can have situational awareness.

    Mind, the transmission takes like 100 quarts of fluid, and a fill-up is right at 500 gallons (but, you can use near any fuel). About 260 miles of road range, and about half that cross-country for that 500 gallons.

    From top of my head and fuzzy memory, training ammo for the Abrams wants a 2.5km range fan. But, you get a pair of M-240s with your Abrams, and a M2 HB as well.

    That Bula will be much easier to deal with. :)
     
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