Is the M16 better than the AK?

Is the M16 better than the AK?

Cartridge. The 7.62x39mm cartridge lends the AK-47 more weight and greater penetration when compared to the M16. The 5.56x45mm cartridge gives the M16 better range and accuracy when compared to the AK-47. Its minimal recoil, high velocity, and flat trajectory allow shooters greater precision than the AK-47.

Should I buy an AR or M1 Garand?

If your going to shoot service rifle and you could only have one or the other, it would be the AR no doubt. If you want a gun with a storied history, I’d say the M1 wins. If you want a CQB carbine, that would be the AR. If you want a rifle with good barrier penetration, the M1 is better.

Is M1 Carbine better than M1 Garand?

The M1 Carbine is a much lighter rifle in both weight and caliber than the M1 Garand. The M1 Carbine carries a larger capacity magazine that the internal magazine of the M1 Garand. It fires a . 30 caliber round compared to the 30–06 or 7.62mm round the N1 Garand fires.

What’s the difference between an M1 and an M16?

M16 by far. Better effective range, better sights (by a little bit), bigger standard magazine capacity, etc. The M1 Carbine is a nice carbine, but it is not designed as a primary rifle for infantry, like the M16.

What’s the difference between the AR 15 and the M1 Garand?

However, two stand out as candidates for the real “America’s Rifle.” Those would be the M1 Garand and the AR-15. As a quick background, the M1 Garand (pronounced “geh-rund” more or less) is technically named the “U.S. Rifle, Caliber .30, M1.” But saying “Garand” or “M1 Garand” saves a lot of valuable breath, so that’s how most people refer to it.

Which is more powerful M1 Garand or M2 ammo?

M2 ammo for the M1 Garand might be twice as powerful, but it’s also twice as heavy. For every ten pounds of ammo you lug around, you get just 173 rounds of M2 compared to 393 rounds of .223 / 5.56. It’s something to think about. When the Zombies come to America, I’m choosing capacity.

What’s the difference between a Garand and a carbine?

It doesn’t. The M-1 Garand is a full power battle rifle. The m-1 Carbine is a”light rifle”. It was even called such during it’s development. The M-1 Garand is chambered in .30/06.The M-1 Carbine is chambered for th3 .30 M-1 Carbine round. This round is basically a pistol round.

Which is better the M14 or the M16?

The M14 or M16 rifle. The M14 shoots 7.62×51 ammo and that is one of the primary points of contention when claiming the M16/AR15 is the better gun. The M14 delivers more punch and, according to its many fans, is better suited for urban fighting environments where obstacles such as steel doors, vehicles and sand bags are a serious concern.