The largest gun...ever.

Discussion in 'The Club House' started by RustyShackleford101, Aug 15, 2012.

  1. RustyShackleford101

    RustyShackleford101 New Member

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    This is for anybody who thinks that their handgun caliber of choice is the ultimate man stopper. Guess what...it's not. (also its for anybody who enjoys a MASSIVE gun) go to Wikipedia and look up the Shwerer Gustav. You will be amazed.
     
  2. c3shooter

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    Not as massive as Gustav or Dora, but actually had a larger bore diameter-

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsar_Cannon

    For a bore brush, I think they used a Christmas tree. Instead of a patch, they tied a sheep to a stick.
     

  3. texaswoodworker

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    Nothing says business like a 16,000 pound armor piercing round with an effective range of 29 miles. :cool:

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  4. RustyShackleford101

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    Beats the hell out of that tank on the background, or any tank for that matter.
     
  5. dog2000tj

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    I'm thinking about getting into long range shooting, do you guys think this is enough gun? :confused:

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    :D
     
  6. B5Dan

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    That thing might be bigger than Zanzamar, the "Dragon" guarding the Kyber Pass... I want one, just to lessen the mariachi music at 3am in my neighborhood...
     
  7. texaswoodworker

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    Maybe. 800 mm is a good round, but I think you could do better. :D :p
     
  8. c3shooter

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    Dog- good caliber, but RCBS takes FOREVER to ship the sizing dies out, and I got a hernia lifting one of the primers.....:eek:
     
  9. c3shooter

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    BTW, this was the M65- a lot smaller (only 240 mm) and a max range of 20 miles, but it certainly packed a punch-

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  10. dog2000tj

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    true, but i was thinking of maybe a dual mount 800mm ..... you think the Jeep can hold it? :p

    tell me about, that and I lost the tracks on the front end loader trying to load the powder :(
     
  11. WebleyFosbery38

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    I heard youve got to have a special tax stamp to receive that kind of ammo in the mail, I suggest Fed-ex, that way you can get it delivered on Saturday also! The nice part is that you can save yourself a trip to the range and just fire it from the back yard! Remember, safety first, you must have an FO or your probably gonna get in trouble, waste allot of rounds and have to share the fun of firing with the guy that you should have sent forward!
     
  12. c3shooter

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    For the M65, the Forward Observer uses a different fire correction command- "LEFT one map sheet. DROP 2 zip codes." :p


    Just remember- close only counts with horseshoes, hand grenades, and nuclear weapons. :eek:
     
  13. RustyShackleford101

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    I heard Germany had plans to make a self propelled version of the Shwerer guns. I would love to drive to work in both of these!
     
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  15. RustyShackleford101

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    Sounds about right.
     
  16. RustyShackleford101

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    For those who say man stoppers start at 4. I say man stoppers start at 800!
     
  17. WebleyFosbery38

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    Wow, thats one hell of an SP Cannon! Can you imagine the hearing protection you would need to wear to be anywhere near this thing? Better make sure you park it on solid ground or its going down!

    I remember hearing about Saddams attempt at building a fixed emplacement super gun (giant potato cannon), I think I heard we were watching for a long time and blew it up just before it could near completion. We probably should have shot him out the damn thing instead of hanging him!

    Mortars are fun but I like missiles better (11H40)!

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUMxZ34Ptco"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUMxZ34Ptco[/ame]

    T-72 meets the TOW2B, indirect fire overflight missile- Death By Wire!
     
  18. c3shooter

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    Not bad, but I like the way the Javelin bounces the turret about 100 ft in the air.

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3iA5KCa16s[/ame]
     
  19. powg

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    big gun

    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!