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Old 08-18-2012, 03:12 AM   #21
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Ive hear that the 16 inch guns used on iowa class battleships are as accurate at 25 miles as a .243 is at 200yrds .Is that true ? Now if I could get a 104 re-done in colorcase -hardened finish by Doug Turnbull I would be in heaven!
My dad is retired Navy. I remember him talking about their accuracy when they were having them automated. They were to hit anything incoming once it got so close. It kept failing so they fired on the Iowa and soon as it got within a certain distance it would fire and not miss every time.
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