Great thread. ..MrT- never thought it would take a minute and a half for shells to land. It almost defeats the 18 inch guns as the target has so much time to change course. Would individual turrets fire different trajectories in order to counter any forseeable reaction from the target? Wonder how the IJN 46cm vs the GER 38cm guns would fare in a battle. If the 38 fires flatter, wouldn't it be the more desireable gun for a shoot out?