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Comments for 'Long time gone part 1'



Steele
12:00 am | November 30, -0001
I've always thought the FAL was a pretty cool gun. But I don't think they'd put all those guns back into service after 500 years.
grylsy
12:00 am | November 30, -0001
You never know tho, they might keep the M16A2 and M4A1s in service for a millenia they are a simble of the American army ;)
Wiley
12:00 am | November 30, -0001
There going to be covies?
9/10
Spartan 117
12:00 am | November 30, -0001
why would they keep guns that old? do our armies use old matchlock guns from the 1400s?
scope
12:00 am | November 30, -0001
9/10
Khyber
12:00 am | November 30, -0001
of course not
Walker
12:00 am | November 30, -0001
ya got a good point, spartan. good story, though
Tango709
12:00 am | November 30, -0001
and as it says in the fall of reach, the ma5b is .390 not 7.62mm and the m6d is .450 magnum. weird calibers, yes, but its the future. they used to have .73 rifles back in the early days of flintlock, and see how much our common calibers have changed since then. (though 7.62--.30 remington--is the best infantry caliber because of its weight/traveling distance ratio). just thought i'd point that out...
grylsy
12:00 am | November 30, -0001
very wierd calibres but they would be extremly powerful...
grylsy
12:00 am | November 30, -0001
and Tango one more thing, the calibres of the M6D and MA5B in the HALO incident may ahve been rechambered so that it was more powerful or the ammunition might be easier to find..... eh better go just submitted part 2 ;) And Wiley there will be Covenant this is just leading up to the HALo incident, this is how Chris gets into the HALo incident, hmmm maybe i should have included a date to it!!
Khyber
12:00 am | November 30, -0001
we didn't rechamber the m1 in wwii, nor the m14 and the m16 variants in vietnam and the following conflicts. once you start building a weapon based on a caliber as a standardized arm, it's very hard to just suddenly change the calibers. they didn't even know about halo before they ran from reach, so why would they give marines in essence a whole new gun for no reason at all?
Steele
12:00 am | November 30, -0001
Yes that is what the TFoR says, but in the Halo Instruction manual, the MA5B is a 7.62mm caliber and the M6D is a 12.7mm caliber. Nothing agianst TFoR, but the instruction manual came right from Bungie.
Tango709
12:00 am | November 30, -0001
i prefer the calibers the instruction manual gives, because they are more normal, but i stick with TFOR. it's not really that important anyway.
grylsy
12:00 am | November 30, -0001
Khyber, they actually did rechamber the M16, it was 7.
grylsy
12:00 am | November 30, -0001
Khyber, they actually did rechamber the M16, it was 7.62mm to begin with but they changed it to 5.56mm becuase of feed problems... and you give them a new gun becuase the old one wasn't powerful enough? i mean why use 45. ACP? the aliens have armour and 45. ACP does barely anything to amrour and 7.62mm is a very powerful round andi if the MA5B was 390. in TFoR then it would be very easy to rechamber it to 308. (7.62mm) i changed my Ruger 308. into a Winchester 300.
Khyber
12:00 am | November 30, -0001
they changed the m16 back in the early days when it used wooden grips and before the army started using it full scale. so it wasn't standard back then. yes, i know you can rechamber guns, but why would they do it right then and there? also, they didnt change it to .223 because of feed problems, they changed it because in war you want to wound the enemy more than kill them, thus taking up more of the enemy's time taking care of them. so they chose a smaller caliber, close to twenty-two. though, by the principles of some equation i read, it was nine times more powerful than a .22. as for ".45 ACP", i said .450 magnum. o well. at least we all agree guns are cool, and we can settle with the fact that we're proud gun owners. so there.
scope
12:00 am | November 30, -0001
We are sooo appreciative of that usful information.
Khyber
12:00 am | November 30, -0001
i'm sorry, im prone to blabbing
grylsy
12:00 am | November 30, -0001
Actually if you look .45 ACP is .450, they are both .450 of an inch, eh better go, should be in bed, lousy cold....
Tango709
12:00 am | November 30, -0001
actually, the difference in caliber when u put an 0 at the end is the shape of the shell, so its not .45 acp. also, i said magnum. that's not .45 acp either.
Khyber
12:00 am | November 30, -0001
tango, he was talking to me
Tango709
12:00 am | November 30, -0001
i said it first, though


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