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    Great to shoot, a cvnt to carry

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    So according to some ARes fella's, the Reserves are going to be feeling it ****ing bad due to these budget cuts... to the point where it will probably take years to recover from and operational capabilities cut.

    So much for the budget cuts not having an negative impact hey Mr. Smith? ****head.

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    From Defence.gov.au some pics from A-stan.


























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    Quote Originally Posted by gafkiwi View Post
    Great to shoot, a cvnt to carry
    I wonder what that DEVGRU shorty M79 would be like to shoot? Although it looked a lot easier to stow on webbing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by marshy01 View Post
    Watch your thumb brother!!

    Care to explain, please ?

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    I guess that if you shot the M79 in that way you will burn your thumb as the barrel gets hot. But its only a speculation, Im sure that any M79 user will correct me if Im wrong.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stormovik View Post
    I guess that if you shot the M79 in that way you will burn your thumb as the barrel gets hot. But its only a speculation, Im sure that any M79 user will correct me if Im wrong.
    Think more along the lines of recoil and the front sight...

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    The safety catch will slice your thumb webbing open pretty good.

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    That it will, cant really stitch that area of the hand and it bleeds like crazy!!

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    Back in the day you'd never see a digger with their back thumb over like that, interesting that it only takes a decade to lose that bit of corporate knowledge.

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    When i recently learnt to use one, they seemsed to care more about the thumb than if we could actually fire the thing straight!! I guess it just comes down to the instructors.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ballistic View Post
    So according to some ARes fella's, the Reserves are going to be feeling it ****ing bad due to these budget cuts... to the point where it will probably take years to recover from and operational capabilities cut.

    So much for the budget cuts not having an negative impact hey Mr. Smith? ****head.
    Can you provide any details?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Navor View Post
    Can you provide any details?
    Not at the present. I'm hoping some info will be inbound shortly.

    I was considering applying for the Army again, this time as ARes while I am studying fulltime, but if the cuts are going to be as brutal as it sounds, I can't see the point.

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    From what I've heard a lot of ARES units are not going to be overly active for the rest of the financial year.

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    With cuts like these, who needs enemies? The ALP has done their job for them.

    I hope they enjoy a pointless budget surplus at the cost of our National Security.

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