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Old 10-18-2021, 11:41 AM
BRMPCF50 BRMPCF50 is offline
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I think it is an artifact from the Krag and M1903 days when rifles had magazine cutoffs. Then the doctrine was you fired single loaded rounds and kept the magazine in reserve (for a mass charge by the enemy).
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