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Old March 29, 2018, 11:31 AM   #42
44 AMP
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The M3/M3A1 SMG has been the "grease gun" since they were first issued, in WWII. Other than the magazine sticking out, it looks a LOT like the standard automotive grease gun used at the time, and still in use today.

Jeff Cooper referred to the M16 as a "poodle shooter" on numerous occasions. I believe his reasoning was based on the cartridge, which in the civilian world was a varmint round, suitable for shooting "pasture poodles" (prairie dogs, etc.)

The modern military had a different opinion.
All else being equal (and it almost never is) bigger bullets tend to work better.
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