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Anyone for a bookshelf?

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i don't dislike that :?
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That's not what they meant by drive-thru, Andy.
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Stumbled across this lately...

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Maddel wrote: December 14th, 2023, 7:45 am Stumbled across this lately...
I saw that one recently. The base sticker on the bumper probably means it's a military guy that works at the airfield and thought it would be funny to compare the two. I do wonder how many rounds that barrel holds.
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schwim wrote: December 16th, 2023, 9:00 am I do wonder how many rounds that barrel holds.
wikipedia wrote:The magazine can hold 1,174 rounds, although 1,150 is the typical load-out.
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The Avenger's rate of fire was originally selectable, 2,100 rounds per minute (rpm) in the low setting, or 4,200 rpm in the high setting. This rate was later changed to a fixed rate of 3,900 rpm. At this speed it would take 18 seconds of sustained fire to empty the magazine. In practice, the cannon is limited to one and two-second bursts to avoid overheating and conserve ammunition; barrel life is also a factor, since the USAF has specified a minimum life of at least 20,000 rounds for each set of barrels.
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The average recoil force of the GAU-8/A is 10,000 pounds-force (45 kN), which is slightly more than the output of each of the A-10's two TF34 engines of 9,065 lbf (40.3 kN). While this recoil force is significant, in practice a cannon-fire burst slows the aircraft by only a few miles per hour in level flight.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GAU-8_Avenger

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fairchild ... derbolt_II

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