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Old August 22, 2009, 09:59 PM   #19
Bud Helms
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You will note that the OP provided two distinict terms for 'self-firing'. Communications is a very challenging aspect of human behavior.
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Automatic means (in my opinion) self-loading or self-firing
Semi Auto means self loading and Full Auto means self firing.
All that statement by the OP means is that "automatic" includes "semi auto" and "full auto".

So yes, your point is taken. Communications is a very challenging aspect of human behavior.

That said, I don't think I agree with the "self firing" definition. You can stop the "self firing" anytime you wish by removing your finger from the trigger. You can't stop the "self loading", semi or full auto.
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