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Thu Dec 20, 2012, 05:51 PM

18. Have you ever tried it with anything larger than a submachine gun?

Not as easy as it might look in Call of Duty... You might well hit the first target, but the vast majority of rounds will miss. You will also put the vast majority of those rounds into the FIRST target, and have nothing left. It takes less than a second to empty the mag on that rifle in the video.

Casualties are almost certain to be lower than taking aimed shots with a semi-auto, like was done at VT, or Newtown.

Even a proper select-fire weapon that can be fired, aimed, from the shoulder, like an M-16, has been dialed back from full auto for use in the military for this reason.

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