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A-10 Warthog

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by MTBLAZER89, Aug 12, 2003.

  1. MTBLAZER89

    MTBLAZER89 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    This is a bad-ass aircraft. There is an Air Force unit here right now they were over chatting with us about our jets and a guy gave us a bunch of empty shells for the 30mm Cannon on the A-10. It's almost 20 ft long and holds 1100 rounds like this.
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    I just thought I would share that with everyone since my wife showed 0% intrest in my gun talk /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
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    That has got to be one of my favorite air planes. You know you've got something when they build the aircraft around gun. Gotta love it!!! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Those A-10's are some wicked machines. As a kid living in Tucson, AZ those used to fly over all the time in and out of Davis-Monthan AFB. They are slow and fly low, but they pack one hell of a punch! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/usaflag.gif /forums/images/graemlins/usaflag.gif
     
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    Awesome aircraft. When the gun fires, it slows the plane down. More recoil from the gun than thrust from the engines! /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif

    John
     
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    That thing really is a flying tank. The cannon is bigger than a bradley's gun.
     
  6. 88Silverado

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    Heres a couple of good pics of the kind of battle damage they can sustain
    A-10 battle damage
     
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    mudhog THEGAME Staff Member Super Moderator

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    damn that is sweet i want one of those shells /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    that is cool i want 1 for the office that will make them think /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
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    A friend of mine had the projectile from the 30mm cannon, the depleted uranium one. That thing was so meaty! Heck, if someone threw it at you it might kill you, much less shoot you with that. I could see that easily going through 5-6 houses.
     
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    Thats just too cool !
     
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    I got the opportunity to see an A10 and an F16 do some gun target practice a few years ago. One word: AWESOME!! The A10 tore up that target! The F16 just seemed kinda weak in comparison. It will always be a lawn dart. /forums/images/graemlins/blush.gif If you ever get the chance to see them do some target practice, jump on it! I will never forget the way that gun sounds when its being fired... and then the sound of all those shells hitting the ground. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Watch for the muzzleflash!
    cooooooooool...... /forums/images/graemlins/shocked.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    BBBBBUUUUUUURRRRRRRRRRRPPPPPPPPPPPPP!!!!!!

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    Oh the sweet sound of that gun!!!

    Kris
     
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    Heres a great clip of some static firing of the cannon. How about 70 rounds per second /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif/forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    A-10 Cannon Fire
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
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    You don't have permission to access /A-10gau-8.avi on this server.

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    mudhog THEGAME Staff Member Super Moderator

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    link dont work /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gif
     
  19. 88Silverado

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    Im sorry....try this link

    A-10 Cannon Link /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    damn that is fawking sweet /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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