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Old 02-13-2013, 03:12 AM   #51
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Hmmmm interesting. And the year they replaced it was '85. :-). OK new question. What country was John Garand from?
Canada of course.
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Then first bolt action rifle used by the U.S. was the Remington-Lee Bolt Action straight pull. This was the Navy Model of 1895 issued to the Navy and USMC. James Paris Lee designed the .236 Lee Navy Ctg. made by Winchester to fire a 75 grs. bullet at 3,000 FPS. The bolt action rifle exceeded the turn bolt rifle pressures of the day allowing it to handle 60,000 psi. Now that was damn impressive in 1895.
The rifle was replaced by the weak Krag action 4 years later. What ever happened to the 6MM Lee Ctg. Well it never went away. The neck was sized to .224 and became the scream'in .220 Swift.

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Regarding the "Bouncing Betty- do not think it "replaced " anything. It was the American slang term for the German S mine, properly called a bounding fragmentation anti-personnel mine. When triggered, mine launches payload about 1- 1.4 meters off the ground, where it detonates, sending fragments in a 360 degree pattern. First used by Germany against the French, WW 2. The US developed its own version, the M16 (later M16A1 and A2)

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What device doiid the "dancing bouncing or screaming' Betty replace ?
There are many so called bouncing betty type mines. I think the 1st was used by the germans in WW2 and has since been used in a large number of conflicts in various types
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Canada of course.
Very good. Guess that one wasn't tough enough
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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...
I mean't, preceeded the "Bouncing Betty"---Claymor........! I bad , with the "Grammatics?
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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
.50 US cartridge?

Palmer Civil War Carbine?

Magazine is where munitions are stored.
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Oldest firearms maker still in business?
Beretta

Oldest US firearms maker- still in business?
Remington
What company created the .22 LR cartridge?
J. Stevens Arms & Tool Co
First US war in which a bolt action rifle was used?
US Civil war- breech loading, bolt action, paper cartridge Greene rifle
Largest caliber cartridge handgun issued by the US Army?
Single shot rolling block .50 cal Remington

Where does the word magazine derive?
French word for storehouse
What 5.56mm weapon issued by the US Army has no sights and no shoulder stock?
M231 Firing Port Weapon for the Bradley

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.50 US cartridge?

Palmer Civil War Carbine?

Magazine is where munitions are stored.
Well, yes I know what a magazine is I just thought he meant what language it came from. Man, if I didn't know what a magazine was I wouldn't be here haha :-)
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I mean't, preceeded the "Bouncing Betty"---Claymor........! I bad , with the "Grammatics?
Dango -- think this Q&A is all over the place. The Claymore is a late US directional, as in "front towards enemy," mine vs. the early German buried and rebounding mine, right?
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