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Old May 1, 2007, 09:11 PM   #1
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If there was ONE full auto weapon you could legally and easily buy, what would it be?

above said question? We all know that few people can legally buy much less afford a fully automatic weapon. If you had one you could get easily and legally, which would it be?


My choice. Browning Automatic Rifle. 1) powerful 30.06 round 2) nice look 3) historical value 4) can be toted around as a rifle.
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Old May 1, 2007, 09:39 PM   #2
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M3M produced by FN herstal
Got to shoot it when they were doing evaluations on it for our Helicopters at WTI in Yuma Az. Man that thing is a damn blast.
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Old May 1, 2007, 09:49 PM   #3
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Probably M16 - potentially useful. Second place MP5 - cheap ammo.
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Old May 1, 2007, 10:28 PM   #4
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Definitely the M16. So many options as far as accessories and caliber conversions, you really can't go wrong there...
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Old May 1, 2007, 11:02 PM   #5
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I can see going M16, because you can have fun with it, but if it was a one shot deal, the M240, hands down. I can always get a civilian AR, but I can't cut down trees with the M16 auto.
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Old May 1, 2007, 11:07 PM   #6
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The Grease Gun...I have another, but will respect your thread...
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Old May 1, 2007, 11:36 PM   #7
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I would go go with the Grease Gun also. It's fun to shoot, putters along, absolutely reliable and unbelieveably small and handy.
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Old May 1, 2007, 11:56 PM   #8
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The one I would love to have is a H&K CAW.
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Old May 2, 2007, 12:02 AM   #9
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Well, I like the BAR but I think I'd go with a Tommy Gun.
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Old May 2, 2007, 12:14 AM   #10
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Thompson M1927.

I shot many cool full autos in my short life, but the Thompson holds a dear place in my heart and is my most favorite full auto.
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Old May 2, 2007, 12:18 AM   #11
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The M60... There are a lot of really wild FA's out there, but that one just screams "belt-fed bruite force."
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Old May 2, 2007, 12:48 AM   #12
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+1 m60
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Old May 2, 2007, 04:03 AM   #13
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The only one I want that I don't already have is a FN P90. If it wasn't for the '86 ban, I'd have that one too.
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Old May 2, 2007, 04:09 AM   #14
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Old May 2, 2007, 04:16 AM   #15
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My first choice would probably be the M1 Thompson.
This is the WW-II version without the cutts compensator. It's big, heavy, expensive to make, but it is just appealing to the eye. YMMV.

Second choice would likely be an M16/M4 for flexibility.

Third choice would be an Ingram M10.

If you're going the M60 route, the M60E4 is supposed to be the durable version of the gun.
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Old May 2, 2007, 06:02 AM   #16
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>Thompson M1927.

The Model 1927 is a semi... they are very very rare... legally however they are still considered full-autos since they just took a full-auto receiver and added modified trigger parts to make it semi... I take it you were meaning to say a M1921 or M1928...
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Old May 2, 2007, 02:35 PM   #17
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Old May 2, 2007, 02:40 PM   #18
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Im torn between the M16 and the lovely P90. Help
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Old May 2, 2007, 03:58 PM   #19
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If you're going the M60 route, the M60E4 is supposed to be the durable version of the gun.
If memory serves (which is questionble), that's the one I saw video on with a full minute and a half of constant fire. Right?
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Old May 2, 2007, 06:20 PM   #20
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I would take a full auto ruger 10/22.

The way I see it thats the only kind of full auto I could ever afford to use, plus I can buy replacement parts fairly cheap.
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Old May 2, 2007, 07:52 PM   #21
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Phased-plasma rifle in the forty watt range.

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Phased-plasma rifle in the forty watt range.
Hey, just what ya see pal !
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If memory serves (which is questionble), that's the one I saw video on with a full minute and a half of constant fire. Right?
A minute + 45 seconds actually, but that's the one. Made by U.S. Ordinance. 850 rounds with one pull of the trigger without a jam, fte/ftf or a cookoff. Barrel life is supposed to be in the area of 15K rounds.

Not bad for a late 90's update to a 1957 weapon that was based heavily on a WW-II German machine gun.
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Old May 2, 2007, 10:21 PM   #25
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I knew someone would get it.



Actually, when I was instructing I always thought it would be useful to have an auto ping-pong ball gun to shoot trainees in the back of the head with when they weren't keeping up with the program. Just enough to get their attention without doing physical damage.
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