Automatic weapons

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  1. ghost19
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    ghost19 .....Damn Zombies.....

    Great pic. The later versions that were chambered for 5.56 were rolled out with better control of recoil in mind. I've never been in the Russian military but the AK in the video sure looks like some variant. I've shot a basic model AK47 many times and on full auto it definitely jumps on you. Even leaning into it it's tough to keep the barrel from jumping due to just the sheer recoil of thirty 7.62 rounds going down range that fast, going to produce some recoil. On the same note, the M-16 on full auto spits the rounds out at such a high rate of speed, the cyclic rate of the M-16 is quite a bit higher than the AK, but a smaller round coming out faster has the dame effect. You end up shooting at birds in the sky..lol. Whoever the operator in the video is, he definitely knows his business, but that ain't no standard issue AK, I'd bet a fifth of Glenlivet on it.
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  2. GNTLGNT
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    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ...yeah, the OP is barking up the wrong tactical tree...
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  3. Dima
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    Dima New Member

    Yet there's a video of a person doing just that.
    What a dilemma...
    Is it computer graphics?
    Maybe Cameron had something to do with this?
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  4. Dima
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    Dima New Member

    It is an automatic weapon or it is not.
    What is your pick?
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  5. Dima
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    Dima New Member

    AK doesn't equal AK-47. Just a friendly hint.
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  6. Dima
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    Dima New Member

    This is a forum on DT series, yes? In which there was a sentiment about how it is impossible to shoot an automatic weapon accurately, yes? So the thread is relevant, kinda?
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  7. Dima
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    Dima New Member

    All I'm asking you to do is to open your eyes.
    Is it really that difficult?
    Is it the Russian prejudice thing?
    I just don't get why you wouldn't believe what you see.
    Do you think it's a staged shooting or what, please explain.
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  8. Dima
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    Dima New Member

    The guy was test firing a 75 bullet "snail" magazine to see if it jams. Accuracy was just a side bonus. We like to do things thoroughly here.
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  9. Dima
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    Dima New Member

    You do realize we like our guns almost as much as you guys do?
    It is not AK-47 in the video, nor AK-74, nor AK-12.
    AK-104 ftw.
    It's not the last one too, we have more for any friends that might decide to drop by.
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  10. GNTLGNT
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    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ...these are MY automatic weapons...

    [​IMG]
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  11. GNTLGNT
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    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ...also a friendly hint...to 99% of the average reader or listener, if someone mentions "AK", the number 47 follows in their mind-or that's what they think of, the weapon has become so iconic...
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  12. GNTLGNT
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    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ...I don't think the Ukraine would argue...
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  13. GNTLGNT
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    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ...AK-104...
    [​IMG] ...all just variations on a theme...much like many of our weapons...
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  14. Walter Oobleck
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    Walter Oobleck keeps coming back...or going, and going, and going

    Maybe the shooter was aiming for the nose? Who's to know? Who's to nose? I thought I detected a trace of a frown forming in the fabric of his back when he walked up to the target, was it 21-steps? The distance an enraged person can cover in the time it takes to draw, aim (somewhat), and fire? Hey, Dima...are your aware of any Russian stories to-do with the modern army...modern as in the last 50 years? Dostoyevsky is a favorite of mine...read some Boris Akunin, The Winter Queen...that reads almost like a satire on some of Dosty's stuff. Is there anyone writing comic military stories? Say like Heller's Catch-22 if you're familiar with that...or maybe that Good Soldier Svek...I've misspelled the last name there sorry.

    *edit...I meant 21-feet, not steps. :(
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  15. Neesy
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    Neesy #1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side

    Not to take sides here, but that is one funny comment! :hammer: :rofl:

    Um - okay - say sorry - I read the rest of the comments and this was disrespectful - I guess my adolescent funny bone just kicked in temporarily :down:
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  16. Grandpa
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    Geez. I was making a general comment that I think it would be hard to keep sights steady on a target while firing at full auto, and I thought you agreed, and I further thought the exchange had come to a successful conclusion.

    I don't have prejudice against anyone. The best way I've found to discard prejudice is to evaluate people on their individual merits, and that's what I do.
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  17. Riot87
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    You were in Green Beret? much respect to you man!
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  18. GNTLGNT
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    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ...Oh heavens no!...I just respect all Special Forces-but since my son is in the Army-I featured the Green Beanies....
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  19. Riot87
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    Thats cool that your son is I respect the soldiers alot. I would have been a marine though it didnt work out that way but i got friends who are in it.
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