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Alternate History Post. (Unbiased) Nato Rifle Trials 1956


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#21 Markus Becker

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Posted 29 July 2019 - 0337 AM

"Neither is good in full auto."

Both are in .280 NATO(British), not .308.
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Posted 29 July 2019 - 0404 AM

7mm Mauser Short. 


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Posted 29 July 2019 - 0514 AM

7.92 CETME


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#24 Markus Becker

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Posted 29 July 2019 - 0544 AM

7mm Mauser Short. 

 

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Posted 29 July 2019 - 1700 PM

"Neither is good in full auto."

Both are in .280 NATO(British), not .308.

How controllable would these rifles in .280 have been in full auto.? 


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Posted 29 July 2019 - 1709 PM

Better than 7.62x51, worse than 7.62x39.


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#27 JW Collins

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Posted 29 July 2019 - 1718 PM

Any chance the .270 British might get a second look in this scenario? For typical combat ranges it would probably be a better choice than the .280 especially in the jungle.
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#28 Simon Tan

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Posted 29 July 2019 - 2117 PM

Meanwhile over in Tankovia....now a buffer state in the Cold War with NATO to the south and Warpac everywhere else........


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#29 Markus Becker

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Posted 30 July 2019 - 0407 AM

Boring times in that bit of the Balkans, compared to the previous decade.
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