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Old 02-13-2013, 01:50 AM   #41
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Here ya go. Mr. Fox- this one has been around for a while. 10 questions, international in flavor.

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Wasn't it because the Colt .38s they had wouldn't stop the spanish soldiers because they were so drugged up? That might be some other conflict, but i'm not sure.
Close. The Spaniards problems became ours when we beat them. The subsequent Phillipine-American War, fighting stoned Muslim Moro Tribesmen who would charge American troops, were not being stopped by the standard double-action .38 Long Army revolvers. The military drew .45 single-action Colts out of storage and directed development of a new preferably .45 semi-auto. Model of 1911 was eventually born and lasted till, don't quote me, 1985 ('88?) as the primary sidearm.
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What device that perceded the "dancing, bouncing or screaming' Betty replace ?

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Close. The Spaniards problems became ours when we beat them. The subsequent Phillipine-American War, fighting stoned Muslim Moro Tribesmen who would charge American troops, were not being stopped by the standard double-action .38 Long Army revolvers. The military drew .45 single-action Colts out of storage and directed development of a new preferably .45 semi-auto. Model of 1911 was eventually born and lasted till, don't quote me, 1985 ('88?) as the primary sidearm.
Hmmmm interesting. And the year they replaced it was '85. :-). OK new question. What country was John Garand from?
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What device doiid the "dancing bouncing or screaming' Betty replace ?
Don't know. What?
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What device doiid the "dancing bouncing or screaming' Betty replace ?
Ooops -- I almost answered, but not really 'cuz I know enough not to understand the question... Could you make it clearer or maybe it is and I don't know something special here?
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And a couple of questions at random-

Oldest firearms maker still in business?

Oldest US firearms maker- still in business?

What company created the .22 LR cartridge?

First US war in which a bolt action rifle was used?

Largest caliber cartridge handgun issued by the US Army?

Where does the word magazine derive?

What 5.56mm weapon issued by the US Army has no sights and no shoulder stock?
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Don't know. What?
So since he doesn't know... Do u mean the Bouncing Betty German mine? What do you mean "what did it replace"!? It was a nasty anti-personel rebounding mine...
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And a couple of questions at random-

Oldest firearms maker still in business?

Oldest US firearms maker- still in business?

What company created the .22 LR cartridge?

First US war in which a bolt action rifle was used?

Largest caliber cartridge handgun issued by the US Army?

Where does the word magazine derive?

What 5.56mm weapon issued by the US Army has no sights and no shoulder stock?
1. Beretta
2. Smith and Wesson?
3.Smith and Wesson?
4.Experimental Gyrojet pistol .50something caliber?
5.do not know but probably should
6.It is a M4 type weapon used for firing out of portholes in APCs
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