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Forum: Trigger Puller 06-04-2010
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Posted By Chris jM
Wow. I never cease to be amazed at just how...

Wow. I never cease to be amazed at just how utterly stupid I can be at times. :eek:

The value gained by a detailed proof-reading, huh...
Forum: Trigger Puller 06-03-2010
Replies: 977
Views: 302,289
Posted By Chris jM
Clarifying myself...

In reply to JMA and to build upon Wilf's statement, a magnified optic won't improve your grouping. You are very right Kiwigrunt in pointing out that the 1.5 scope is different to iron sights -...
Forum: Trigger Puller 06-02-2010
Replies: 977
Views: 302,289
Posted By Chris jM
I'm not going to dispute the Brits findings,...

I'm not going to dispute the Brits findings, however I will say that the simple 'score' at the end of a weapon's qualification test isn't a good measure of a sight's worth.

Last week I fired a...
Forum: Trigger Puller 05-01-2010
Replies: 977
Views: 302,289
Posted By Chris jM
Apologies, I didn't mean to come across up-tight...

Apologies, I didn't mean to come across up-tight or defensive (which on a re-read of my post, I did). Yours was a legitimate query wondering if I had got it wrong, as pre-registered fire is common...
Forum: Trigger Puller 05-01-2010
Replies: 977
Views: 302,289
Posted By Chris jM
No, I am talking about map-predicted. As in, (and...

No, I am talking about map-predicted. As in, (and this is from memory, so excuse any basic errors in process) orders come in to fire into Grid XXXX YYYY, which is then plotted onto a map, bearing...
Forum: Trigger Puller 05-01-2010
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Posted By Chris jM
The range is out to half-a-kilometer-ish, from...

The range is out to half-a-kilometer-ish, from rough memory. Using a C2 sight you do indeed require the soft-mount, although I do know that there are now computer units that will provide you a firing...
Forum: Trigger Puller 05-01-2010
Replies: 977
Views: 302,289
Posted By Chris jM
I've done map-predicted on the M2 in training. It...

I've done map-predicted on the M2 in training. It was explained that it served 'harassing' fire purposes against a particularly vulnerable enemy target but we were told unofficially that it also...
Forum: Trigger Puller 09-14-2009
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Views: 302,289
Posted By Chris jM
Question Having been away from the internet for a few...

Having been away from the internet for a few weeks, it's taken a few hours to get through the points/ links posted - but it was well worth it. Thanks for the Wavell article davidbfpo - it links...
Forum: Trigger Puller 07-11-2009
Replies: 977
Views: 302,289
Posted By Chris jM
Ken, I've read your reply a few times now and I...

Ken, I've read your reply a few times now and I agree with pretty much everything your getting at. Not much that I can/ could add to what you have said.

Cheers.
Forum: Trigger Puller 07-10-2009
Replies: 977
Views: 302,289
Posted By Chris jM
From my perspective, it's less a training problem...

From my perspective, it's less a training problem and more a tactical problem.

I remember reading Sydney Jary's '18 Platoon' (accounts of a WW2 British rifle platoon commander) and he placed great...
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