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so you think a .50 bmg is big? Check this ad from 1958 american rifleman.

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by Tokugawa, Dec 22, 2005.

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  1. Tokugawa

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    Page 81, feb 1958 american rifleman. I would post pics, but do not know how. Most powerful rifle ever made. (I guess they mean shoulder fired) Nazi 20mm semi auto solothurn s 18-1000 anti tank rifle. With high power telescopic scope with night light reticule.
    Rifle shoots a 1/3 lb armor piercing shell at 2700 fps.4' 4" barrel. Will shoot with pinpoint accuracy at one kilometer and penetrate 2" of armor plate. 10 round magazine. Rifle comes complete with fitted ordanance case, 10 magazines, all spare parts and accessories. $189.50. Ammo available.
    LEGAL TO OWN WITH NO LICENCES REQUIRED Wow !
    I won't go into the other milsurp stuff......
     
  2. Hardtarget

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    That would be cool on the den wall! Could ammo be purchased?
    Mark.
     
  3. Stainless Chili

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    The "Hero" of Unintended Consequences gets one of these 1939 production cannons as a teenager.

    Described as obsolete before they made it out of production, a nice bang for the buck, anyway.
     
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    I'll take a dozen at that price.:D
     
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    Yea I'd totally get one. Next best thing is PTRD, but they are $1400 :( I want a $200 anti-tank cannon, wahhhhhhh
     
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    I thought anything bigger then .50 cal after 1934 was considered to be a Destrive Device.

    -Bill
     
  10. Zundfolge

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    Nope ... those got added in '68 :cuss:


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