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Old 07-03-2010, 04:41 PM
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clip/mag doesnt bother me, I use the correct term for whatever im using but if somebody asks me where i left my clip, i know what there talking about. Im not going to chew them out for not saying mag.
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Old 07-03-2010, 07:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Excalibur View Post
I keep wondering how the whole clip and mag thing started.
I'd venture to guess that it has to do with the en bloc clips of the Garand. Stripper clips are removed before closing the bolt, while en bloc clips remain in the receiver, making the motions of reloading similar to a box magazine.
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