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Old 03-29-2012, 04:08 PM   #1
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Im in the process of a trade for a 5-7, but I know very little about them. I know what the shoot, but do thr have stopping power, are the reliable, is this an all around good gun

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Old 03-29-2012, 04:42 PM   #2
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I've heard good and bad, I seen video of their accuracy and was considering one myself but have no where to shoot it. I like a pistol that can hold 30rds and is basically a hand rifle.

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I've heard good and bad, I seen video of their accuracy and was considering one myself but have no where to shoot it. I like a pistol that can hold 30rds and is basically a hand rifle.
Yea but for a pistol those are giant
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I like mine way easier to carry in the woods when hiking, scouting, gold mining than a rifle.

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I like mine way easier to carry in the woods when hiking, scouting, gold mining than a rifle.
Is ammo real pricey
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Is ammo real pricey
Yes at least a dollar a bullet last time I saw it

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Yeah it is. Most will know this as the "cop killer". Be careful what ammo you buy.
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I would never own one because of this guy;

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It depends. If your willing to buy bulk, it's not extremely pricey:
It can be had for as little as .40 per round.

http://www.ammonow.com/handgun_5.7x28_page_1.html

As for it's utility or stopping power, opinions vary. I can't think of anything I'd want it for. For military use, it might be a viable option. For the average Joe, I can't help thinking that there are plenty of more useful choices. In a long gun, I'd rather have a .223/5.56. In a handgun, I'm at a loss as what I would use it for that couldn't be done with a .22 mag. YMMV.
Of course if you just want one as a toy, then ignore the above,stock up on ammo and enjoy.
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It depends. If your willing to buy bulk, it's not extremely pricey:
It can be had for as little as .40 per round.

http://www.ammonow.com/handgun_5.7x28_page_1.html

As for it's utility or stopping power, opinions vary. I can't think of anything I'd want it for. For military use, it might be a viable option. For the average Joe, I can't help thinking that there are plenty of more useful choices. In a long gun, I'd rather have a .223/5.56. In a handgun, I'm at a loss as what I would use it for that couldn't be done with a .22 mag. YMMV.
Of course if you just want one as a toy, then ignore the above,stock up on ammo and enjoy.
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