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I had one of those in NAM...
Our response to AK 47's being shot at us all the time...

LEAD SPRAYERS. ZZ would not know the difference between one of these and an AR-15. He has never handled an AR-15 and is willfully ignorant...




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M16 rifle
By: Zimbler0
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Wed, 07 Mar 18 10:09 PM
Msg. 01361 of 02823

Someone please correct me if I'm wrong . . .

The M16 is a fully automatic capable assault rifle.
And, as such, it is illegal for most folks in America
to own one.

The maligned AR-15 looks a lot like the M16, but it
is only semi-automatic and is legal to own.
Zim.

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M16 rifle

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M16_rifle

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The M16 rifle, officially designated Rifle, Caliber 5.56 mm, M16, is a United States military adaptation of the ArmaLite AR-15 rifle. The original M16 was a selective fire 5.56mm rifle with a 20-round magazine.

In 1964, the M16 entered U.S. military service and the following year was deployed for jungle warfare operations during the Vietnam War. In 1969, the M16A1 replaced the M14 rifle to become the U.S. military's standard service rifle. The M16A1 improvements include a bolt-assist, chrome plated bore and a new 30-round magazine.

In 1983, the U.S. Marine Corps adopted the M16A2 rifle and the U.S. Army adopted it in 1986. The M16A2 fires the improved 5.56√ó45mm NATO (M855/SS109) cartridge and has a new adjustable rear sight, case deflector, heavy barrel, improved handguard, pistol grip and buttstock, as well as a semi-auto and three-round burst only fire selector. Adopted in 1998, the M16A4 is the fourth generation of the M16 series. It is equipped with a removable carrying handle and Picatinny rail for mounting optics and other ancillary devices.

The M16 has also been widely adopted by other militaries around the world.

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