Thread: .308 build?
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Old November 2, 2012, 12:44 PM   #22
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For me a detachable magazine is simply a convenience. I'm comfortable with it and prefer it. There is nothing convenient about having to load rounds through an open bolt. Also not having to get up from a prone position and reload after every four rounds is a convenience thing.

I tried a conventional stock and magazine and I didn't like it. Of course my first rifle was an M-16. It's a lot like a manual versus automatic transmission. I can use either, but I prefer the automatic.

regarding the compatability thing. It's a not there yet. Even my AI mag took two tries to get the right one. Both from AI, both 308, both 10 rounds. First one didn't fit. I didn't have them at same time to compare for differences.
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