I like both platforms, but given the choice between the two, I would choose the M14. I would take something like the AR10 or the G3 over either one though.
It looked like our shooter only put a couple of rounds from the M14 into his target. Doesn't it seem that he would get more hits with a 3 round controlled burst? The first shot should be a hit, even if recoil pulls the muzzle off target with for the next 2.
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