Originally Posted by Scarecrow
I think you have judge it gun by gun. I do know that I run tightbores almost exclusively and I see .28 works very well in those. I've also tried the .28 in a stock TM M16A2 and was very surprised to see only about a 10 to 15 foot loss of distance - which to me is worth it for the definite on-target presence that is created by the .28 impact - people feel it even through gear.
And the shooter can hear the hits as well. Makes it easier to hear a guy get plowed, then call him out if he doesn't call hit.
"Sorry, I didn't feel it!"
"You fucking well heard it though, I hear three BBs hit you all the way over here you bastard! Two on your gear and one on your BDU!"