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Offline Tzoli

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Re: The Famous 40mm Bofors Family
« Reply #15 on: August 17, 2018, 07:56:50 am »
Another request for help, this time I could use drawings for the British 40mm STAAG mount preferably the Mark 2 variant both top and side views, and the Mark VII single mounting.

Offline Artie Bob

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Re: The Famous 40mm Bofors Family
« Reply #16 on: August 17, 2018, 01:47:01 pm »
Just nostalgia, my memories of being a first loader on a 40mm quad mount during my first USN training cruise on the USS Wisconsin (BB-64) in 1955.  It was a lot of fun during our live fire training , shooting at aircraft towed sleeves. In later years, I was a first loader on a 3"/50 twin mount. Not nearly as much fun, strong muzzle blast, more noise, a single round that was much heavier than the 40mm clip, and a very awkward, crowded loading position.

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ArtieBob