Check out any forum that covers the shooting sports, tactical gear, or survival and you will eventually come across the age-old 7.62 vs 5.56 debate. This debate is simply an extension of the AR vs AK debate, as these two popular weapon platforms are most frequently associated with 7.62×39 and 5.56×45 calibers. The only thing better than reviving the AK vs AR discussion, is doing it just in time for Halloween… with pumpkins.
At 20 yards, you can be the judge of which round will perform more optimally on Mr. Jack-o’-lantern. It is important to note that the AR vs AK, or 7.62 vs 5.56 debate is both ongoing and unresolved. Both rounds and both weapon platforms have their strengths and weaknesses. Click below to watch.