Steve Jackson Games - Site Navigation
Home General Info Follow Us Search Illuminator Store Forums What's New Other Games Ogre GURPS Munchkin Our Games: Home

Go Back   Steve Jackson Games Forums > Roleplaying > GURPS

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-02-2016, 02:54 AM   #161
Tomsdad
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Default Re: Rapid Fire bonus and Rcl

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ulzgoroth View Post
...

As I've mentioned a couple of times upthread, yes, I have some doubts about the accuracy and significance of that historical thesis, though it's widely promulgated in my experience.
Out of interest what are your doubts regarding it? Your posts earlier seems to arguing that because FA from 5.56 still has similar issues therefore those issues when in expressed in 7.62 couldn't have been bad enough to support that thesis*?

FWIW I've seen the same thesis repeated in lots of different places including army reports** at the the time and subsequent to that crossover period. The thread I linked to earlier had some of then cited.

The other big factor is weight and bulk of the 7.62 over the 5.56

(I've also heard or read other more esoteric ones stuff like the 5.56's flatter trajectory IIRC etc)



*sorry paraphrasing, I replied to the actual post in more detail

**not that I'm saying that makes it 100% proven and true!

Last edited by Tomsdad; 09-02-2016 at 04:12 AM.
Tomsdad is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
guns, high-tech

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Fnords are Off
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:10 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.