Re: 1 Rifle to rule them all
I find the argument about the AR-15 needing to be cleaned frequently to efficiently operate unfounded.
I cleaned my weapon 2x over the course of 6 months in Afghanistan. For real.
I must not have shot it very often you say? 2-6 firefights every single day. For real.
I have seen what a .223 will do to a human that doesn't posses a plate carrier. Yes it's not as devastating as a larger caliber, but it does effectively kill.
I know what assuming does, but I'm going to go ahead and do it anyways and say that the majority of you have never been in a firefight. For those of you who haven't, believe me, it's nothing like you could ever imagine, and 95% of the time you were ambushed. From some of your comments I have deduced that you believe you will be set up waiting for your target, that sounds like you're being a 1 man army that happens to have good enough intel on the time and location of the enemy you're going to be shooting at. Didn't know a 1 man army had a combat intelligence department. 1 man with a weapon and a desire to survive WILL.
I posed a simple question, if you had to reach for 1 rifle, which 1? I didn't pose a detailed scenario. If you can't play along then don't. But don't presume to tell me what that scenario would look like because no one does.
No offense was taken and none was meant to be given, just respectfully replying to responses. Have a great day Gentleman!