Small arms and Light Weapons

When picking a gun, what would your primary consideration be?


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Johny_Baba

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Kyle Rittenhouse narrating events happened at Kenosha that day, here mentioning how he used Forward Assist of his AR to (push the bolt carrier forward and) close ejection port etc which later was fired on certain antifa supporters...

Case in point, forward assist feature potentially saved his life,
while Stoner himself and USAF etc were not so supportive towards putting this feature on M16, it seems that having it is still better than being sitting duck when situation arises...

I personally believe choosing non-reciprocating charging handle for INSAS was kind of a mistake, sure it helped with 'training' as previous 1A SLR had same charging handle albeit at slightly different location and gave them a chance to seal up that rifle by eliminating charging handle slot that would have been there in case they followed simple AK design, but they also removed direct forward assist that an AK style charging handle would have provided, or some other non-reciprocating design like AUG A1 had that button on charging handle to grab extension rod (here it would be gas piston itself) while pulling it back//pushing it forward to make it act as forward assist...at least some jams that INSAS suffered could have been solved this way and god knows if some lives could also have been saved or what not...

also, looking at rifles tested by the Army back then,
>AUG - had indirect forward assist feature with that button on non-reciprocating charging handle
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>H&K 33 - no forward assist but bolt carrier had these serration like cuts near bolt face so 'in theory' an operator could push it manually forwad using his thumb
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>H&K G41 - had AR style forward assist button on receiver with bolt carrier having cuts for it
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>Stg-940 - was practically an AK what else to say, just slam on its charging handle
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>Galil (?, saying ecause Rifle Room of Ishapore had it there so i guess it was tested out at one point ?) - same as above
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>SIG-550 (again, RFI rifle room had it there so...) - same as above
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and so,
almost all of them had one way or other to manually force bolt carrier forward in case it is not in battery, but somehow INSAS was not given it, "just charge the rifle two-three times" doesn't always work...
 
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Kyle Rittenhouse narrating events happened at Kenosha that day, here mentioning how he used Forward Assist of his AR to (push the bolt carrier forward and) close ejection port etc which later was fired on certain antifa supporters...

Case in point, forward assist feature potentially saved his life,
while Stoner himself and USAF etc were not so supportive towards putting this feature on M16, it seems that having it is still better than being sitting duck when situation arises...

I personally believe choosing non-reciprocating charging handle for INSAS was kind of a mistake, sure it helped with 'training' as previous 1A SLR had same charging handle albeit at slightly different location and gave them a chance to seal up that rifle by eliminating charging handle slot that would have been there in case they followed simple AK design, but they also removed direct forward assist that an AK style charging handle would have provided, or some other non-reciprocating design like AUG A1 had that button on charging handle to grab extension rod (here it would be gas piston itself) while pulling it back//pushing it forward to make it act as forward assist...at least some jams that INSAS suffered could have been solved this way and god knows if some lives could also have been saved or what not...
Did you saw the bicep of the third guy who got shot ? Legit got scared and wanted it to show to guys who think 5.56 as weak
 

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certain JP Industries is designing a roller delayed blowback system AR in 9mm,
named JP-5 (clearly reminiscent of MP-5)

This seems really neat idea tbh, not only MP-5 bolt and parts are being reused here but they also have modified AR style trigger group to have G-3//MP-5 pattern lever ejector since ejector on those guns is part of the trigger group and is actuated by rearward motion of the bolt etc



this would also provide advantage in sense that now this new MP-5-ish rifle would also have a trigger with consistent break (to those who don't know, G-3//MP-5 pattern trigger group is actually a 'progressive' type that means on burst / full auto fire mode one has to pull it fully rearward to operate on those modes else with slight pull you only get single shot, kinda AUG like, but such triggers have ;mushy; like pulls that sometimes are not consistent etc and in general disliked by tactical operators etc...) so if this is further made into a law enforcemen pattern gun with full auto fire mode etc it has quite a lot of chances to supplement if not replace the MP-5 itself with this improvised platform.
but for now they seem to be aiming only for amreeki consumer market, hope they are able to achieve some success and we also see proper assault rifle, battle rifle configurations (analogues of H&K33 and G-3) coming out from it

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Now is the right time for SSSD to increase their marketing of that Saber rifle,
also OFB successor org for their .338 rifle...
i'd suggest both of them to provide at least 10 rifles each to these sniping schools,
training ka training ho jaega aur potential sales prospect bhi hain,
also they will get first hand feedback of their products for any future improvisation-revisition etc.

@Haldilal pls put the suggestion via DFI teetar to respective fellas
 

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