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    Quote Originally Posted by Kungfoolss
    It would be interesting to know how many rounds are tracers compared to the rounds that aren't. Not that it would matter for the enemy.

    I wonder would it must be like for the enemy to be on the receiving end of a spectre gunship, their guns are computer controlled.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6i3P...ctre%20gunship
    -IIRC its something like 3 regular rounds to 1 tracer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kfss
    Thank you for the correction Ronin. Just so we don't get off on the wrong page, I am genuinely interested, can you tell me how the two are different, maybe even show some pictures? That would be cool, thanks again.
    -IIRC a chain gun has one barrel and an electically powered chain in it mechanism. Hence the name. The mini gun has a bunch of barrels. I'm sure Wikipedia would be more help than me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kfss
    Luckyyyy.....are/were you in the military or did you just get the oppurtunity?

    I wonder what it would be like being in an A-10 Warthog(or Thunderbolt I think?)
    with it's 30mm chain gun(If I'm not mistaken). Those things are f'ing beasts, tank hunters I tell you! What a great plane.
    -I was in the Marine Corps. The A-10 has a bunch of barrels like a gattling gun.
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    Thanks for the info.
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    I got my exposure to heavy weapons in the navy. As far as sheer volume goes, the 20mm miniguns (CIWS) are great, like a huge mechanical fart, but the 5 inch deck gun puts it to shame.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RoninPimp
    -I was in the Marine Corps. The A-10 has a bunch of barrels like a gattling gun.
    Aren't those also called 'Vulcan Cannons'?
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    I want to see a Puff the Magic Dragon in action.
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