more effectual combat properties" highlights two of the SKS's limitations: the lack of a detachable magazine and the lack of selective-fire capability According to Bolotin, both the SKS-45 and the AK-47 were both officially adopted in the same year--1949.
What does DM stand for?
DM stands for Detachable Magazine
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- Descent Module
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- Designated Marksman
- Desk Manager
- Desperate Measures (band)
- Desperation Move (gaming)
- destination management
- Destroyer Minelayer
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Feinstein's bill would outlaw all semiautomatic rifles with a detachable magazine that have just one military feature.
I've got no gripe against detachable magazines (I was--and still am--a big fan of Remington's M788), and the X-Bolt's simple, inline setup works very well.
Firearms feature a rotating bolt and are gas operated, feeding from a detachable magazine.
Later, when the FAL came out, the integral magazine of the Model 1949 was eliminated and a detachable magazine used instead.
ECHO mobile For news/sport/text ECHO to They have been classed as Section One firearms, which means they are a shotgun with a barrel shorter than 24 inches or a semi-auto or pump-action gun with the capacity to hold more than two shells in the magazine or with a detachable magazine.
It seemed the newly designated M1 Carbine, a short, 5-pound repeating carbine with a 15-round detachable magazine got the attention of soldiers and the brass alike.