This is a discussion on So What Is an ‘Assault Rifle’ Really? within the MP Rifles forums, part of the Smith & Wesson MP Forum category; To me, any rifle is an aggressive weapon. Pistols are defensive, but no one pulls out a rifle of any type for defense, unless they ...
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|November 17th, 2016, 04:13 PM||#16|
Join Date: Nov 2016
To me, any rifle is an aggressive weapon. Pistols are defensive, but no one pulls out a rifle of any type for defense, unless they are being shot at from very long distance.
But that's just an opinion.
|November 17th, 2016, 07:02 PM||#17|
Join Date: Oct 2008
Our soldiers use them as a primary defense weapon at any range, why would you want anything less?
A rifle is a primary defense weapon. It is accurate and powerful. It can defeat most barriers. Depending on the situation, the most powerful weapon at hand is the one that wins the battle. Not many carry a rifle for self defense, they don't fit very well in a pocket. But in certain areas, homes, ranches, vehicles, they can be a primary self defense weapon.
|November 18th, 2016, 06:07 AM||#18|
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: Central Maine
Dittos here JD. My handgun is used to get to a rifle which is my primary SD gun no matter what the range is.
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|December 21st, 2016, 08:33 AM||#21|
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Rural NE Iowa
Same here JD. No assault weapons here either. Mine are for primary defense, hunting and sporting use.
I even argue with people that call it an M-16. It's not, it's an M&P Sport, M&P 15T or an M-4.
I also refer to mine as MSR's. Modern Sporting Rifles.
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