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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 5/27/2003 11:44:05 PM EDT
Is an AR15 (20 or 16 inch barrel) considerably louder than a standard .22 rifle like for example the Ruger 10/22.
Link Posted: 5/27/2003 11:45:18 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/27/2003 11:46:11 PM EDT by Shadowblade]
Yes, it's a lot louder. Especially if you add a muzzle break.
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 5:26:06 AM EDT
The recoil is negligible on both - but the .223/5.56mm has a lot sharper, and louder 'crack' when it goes off.
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 5:42:06 AM EDT
You would not get away with shooting it in your back yard if the .22 made your neighbors look around... they would run inside, there is qutie a significant difference... look at the extra powder being burned... Also, see the four rules... What lies beyond.
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 5:49:14 AM EDT
yea it's 3200 fps vs. about 1100. lot's more supersonic crack and volume.
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 7:51:21 AM EDT
MORE supersonic crack? That's a bunch of crack. You either break the sound barrier or you don't.
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 7:53:50 AM EDT
Are you sure about that? Jet's make pretty loud sonic booms. Louder, i think, than a 5.56 round.
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 7:57:02 AM EDT
Size of the object making the sonic boom... The .223 is louder based on bass... a lot more gunpowder, and a slightly larger projectile (55 or 62 grain (standards here) vs a 40grain). It's more so the powder, the open bolt (semi-auto), and g0d forbid a muzzle brake directing that sound business. =)
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