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Old 03-08-2013, 04:32 PM   #481
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Name the largest FACTORY pistol cartridge produced today.
That would be the .500 Linebaugh Long................It shoots a 13mm bullet, compared to the 12.7mm of the .500 S&W...........Unless you want to go with the most powerful in production & that would be a Magnum Research BFR in .450 Marlin...........
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500 S&W Magnum
Yep. There are more powerful hangun cartridges, but the .500 S&W is produced at a much greater rate than other highly specialized cartridges. New Question: What firearm was produced in Australia in the early 70's designed as a belt-fed shotgun, a LMG, a submachine gun, and an assault rifle?
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Yep. There are more powerful hangun cartridges, but the .500 S&W is produced at a much greater rate than other highly specialized cartridges. New Question: What firearm was produced in Australia in the early 70's designed as a belt-fed shotgun, a LMG, a submachine gun, and an assault rifle?
Duncan Gordon's Close support System
Did not have a 600 Nitro Express though!
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Did not have a 600 Nitro Express though!
Yep. Quite a firearm, but probably not the most reliable.
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The M34 Grenade appears to have been quietly eased out of the (public) inventory. What was the highly unusual feature of this grenade?

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This is the .600 NE and the gun that fires it.
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Just to show the insanity of the .600 NE, here is a picture of it next to .223
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What machine gun has the fastest rate of fire?
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The M34 Grenade appears to have been quietly eased out of the (public) inventory. What was the highly unusual feature of this grenade?

Attachment 89676
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Could be fired from a rifle.
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Heavy and long?????
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What machine gun has the fastest rate of fire?
Fokker-Leimberger (WWI) or M134 minigun.
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