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Discussion in 'Free Fire Zone' started by OpanaPointer, Dec 29, 2017.

  1. Pacifist

    Pacifist Active Member

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    At a guess I'd say you calculated based on the metal bullet rather than the entire cartridge.
     
  2. OpanaPointer

    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    No rookie mistakes here. Just bad math.
     
  3. USMCPrice

    USMCPrice Idiot at Large

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    I didn't do the math I looked in a manual. My math-fu is not strong either.
     
  4. OpanaPointer

    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    When I was fourteen I was trained by a one-legged Marine who taught me first thing the parts of a round. He wanted someone to shoot with his son when he couldn't get out. (Frank and I were in the same class in high school.) I still hear Gunny's voice when I think about small arms.
     
  5. Biak

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    This is interesting and all that but I wonder what the OAPF would amount to? You know, the Over All Pucker Factor.

    We have ten thousand men flying at roughly 25,000 feet, minus 60 degrees - probably colder, hundreds of crazy basta#ds trying to shoot them down and all they can do is float through the air. It'd take the common man a month to loosen up enough to ....... well you know.

    Hard to quantify something like that but now you know what I think about. And a good reason why they are called the Greatest Generation. In one mission these guys could have dropped their balls on Berlin and obliterated Germany.
     
  6. OpanaPointer

    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    I watch some nice young men chucking Hell at a spot one time. Herky bird, buncha Hueys with various toy on board, and five boats with three .50s each, all laying down on one spot. Chewed it up some.
     
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    Yeah, like I told a group of National Guardsmen at a welcome home ceremony in 2004 ,
    WW2 is known as the greatest generation but I was standing amongst this Generations Greatest.

    Thankfully there are always those few who stand up for those who can't or won't.
     

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