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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 10/23/2003 6:51:32 PM EST
I like a lightweight carbine, and the more weight on the front of the rifle the heavier it feels.
I must admit the M4 barrel looks great, but is there really a big disadvantage to the lightweight barrel? If the weapon had select fire then the choice would be easy.
But for a rifle fired in the semiauto mode only, does anyone foresee significant problems???
the rifle would be used for plinking at the range, home defense, etc. (not for competition)

thanks again-
Link Posted: 10/24/2003 12:28:13 AM EST
If its all close range or you wont go over 2 mags in a single "defense" scenario then the LW will be fine.
Link Posted: 10/24/2003 2:41:52 AM EST
If it didn't work, Colt would not have sold tons of 6520's and 6530's. The lightweight barrel sounds ideal for your needs. Personally, I find the slightly more muzzle heavy M4 points and tracks better.
Link Posted: 10/24/2003 6:01:17 AM EST
I don't see any problem - just advantages. I prefer my 'lightweight' to my M4. It handles better IMHO.
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