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Old 01-26-2013, 05:17 PM   #95
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Originally Posted by Bacchus View Post

All that being said you can get a hundred round clip with your AR 15 and shoot all hundred in 30 seconds.
Stop it're either ignorant as hell about weapons or you're just making **** up.

This is the specs for an M-16A2 military rifle which can be fired either semi-automatically or on full automatic

5.5645mm NATO

Action -
Gas-operated, rotating bolt (direct impingement)

Rate of fire-

1215 rounds/min sustained
4560 rounds/min semi-automatic
700950 rounds/min cyclic

Muzzle velocity

3,110 ft/s (948 m/s)

Effective range

550 meters (point target)
800 meters (area target)
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