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(Not to compare the social harm of double parking to iPhone jailbreaking..... sorry jailbreakers, didn't mean to compare you to double parkers! )
Because it being illegal will stop those intent on using their phones for nefarious purposes FROM JAILBREAKING THEIR iPHONES? Sorta like how traffic laws will prevent robbers from double parking while pulling a bank heist (double parking the vehicle can speed the getaway!!).
When I was in (US Army 1977-1980), we were restricted to either standard ball(used mostly for practice), and Lake City Match ammo(recommended). We could not use the Sierra Match King bullet(my personal favorite for the
rts008-- Just now saw your other reply quoted above.
Sorry for the tone... I took you for one of those who watches a documentary about snipers or reads a Wikipedia article and then spouts information as if they are an expert.
Obviously, things have changed a bit since 1980. The military changed its mind on the Hague-correctness of SMK in the mid-eights, IIRC.
Well, for reliable sniping at 1000 yards you will want something ballistically superior to the 7.62x51 NATO (.308 Winchester) round/M110 package.
That's what the cartridge/rifle packages in the 7mm-8mm magnums (which includes the venerable
Over 1500-1600 yards is the realm of the BMG
Stop pretending you know what you are talking about...
Try telling Palma shooters that
Magnums have their place, I love my
And FYI, there are better rounds than the