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Video showing the awesome power of the Gatling gun

Posted on 02/28/2005 9:34:21 AM PST by Ambient

This video is totally awesome, it shows the power of the gattling gun used on the apache and hueys.
Click me to see Movie
If you haven't seen the video "Thank You America" then check that video out also, it can get you choked up.


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KEYWORDS: americanmilitary; apache; bang; banglist; gatling; gattling; gau4; godblessamerica; gun; military; supportourtroops; thankyouamerica
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1 posted on 02/28/2005 9:34:29 AM PST by Ambient
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To: Ambient; nuconvert; F14 Pilot

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2 posted on 02/28/2005 9:36:26 AM PST by Khashayar (We are the champions, No time to lose us!)
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To: Ambient

As Tony Montana would announce..........''Say hello to my little friend''. Very impressive video


3 posted on 02/28/2005 9:39:25 AM PST by shadeaud (Liberals suffer from acute interior cornial craniorectoitis)
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To: Ambient
WOW! That's an awesome video, and I love the MEtallica music with it. Fight Fire with Fire!!!! Go Armed forces! HOO Rah!!!
5 posted on 02/28/2005 9:48:06 AM PST by metalmanx2j (F*CK Liberals! I don't care who knows it!)
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To: Jerry K.

This would be very useful in Memphis to take care of the horrible drivers we have. If someone cuts in front of you without using their turn signals, simply touch off a quick burst at the offender and, presto, no more problem.


6 posted on 02/28/2005 9:48:58 AM PST by NCC-1701 (ISLAM IS A CULT, PURE AND SIMPLE!!!!! IT MUST BE ERADICATED FROM THE FACE OF THE EARTH.)
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To: Ambient

Great site.

Red6


7 posted on 02/28/2005 9:51:57 AM PST by Red6
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To: Ambient

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8 posted on 02/28/2005 9:54:56 AM PST by tom paine 2
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To: Ambient

Anyone know the % of tracers to regular ammo?


9 posted on 02/28/2005 10:05:24 AM PST by SengirV
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To: SengirV

20%


10 posted on 02/28/2005 10:07:11 AM PST by xone
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To: Ambient

Cool! Can these be purchased for residential use?


11 posted on 02/28/2005 10:13:36 AM PST by Born Conservative ("Mr. Chamberlain loves the working man, he loves to see him work" - Winston Churchill)
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To: Ambient
Nice music. direct link
12 posted on 02/28/2005 10:14:44 AM PST by Lady Jag (Honor)
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To: Ambient

Bullet projectile barfing.


13 posted on 02/28/2005 10:17:51 AM PST by Cold Heat (FR is still a good place to get the news and slap around an idiot from time to time.)
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To: Lady Jag

Thanks for the direct link! Couldn't view the other link, buffering kept stalling....


14 posted on 02/28/2005 10:24:37 AM PST by BullDog108 (Conservatives believe in God. Liberals think they are God.)
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To: SAMWolf; Darksheare; Valin; alfa6; Iris7; colorado tanker; g'nad; 300winmag

Small bore artillery ping.


15 posted on 02/28/2005 10:28:19 AM PST by Professional Engineer (And the winner is............a mediocre book.)
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To: Onyxx; Unknown Freeper

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16 posted on 02/28/2005 10:37:15 AM PST by Onyxx (Semper Fi....Do or Die)
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To: Khashayar

Puff the Magic Dragon had nothing over on these choppers.


17 posted on 02/28/2005 10:37:42 AM PST by joebuck
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To: Ambient

BTTT


18 posted on 02/28/2005 10:38:29 AM PST by Deetes
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To: Ambient

Seems to be especially effective against old cars.


19 posted on 02/28/2005 10:47:17 AM PST by GOP_Party_Animal
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To: BullDog108
I'm not too geeky but found if I watched the direct link I could see it bigger.   :)   Plus I could save it on my hard drive.
20 posted on 02/28/2005 10:47:47 AM PST by Lady Jag (Honor)
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To: Born Conservative

No but most machine gun shoots feature them. Incredibly expensive, but for a few seconds you own the range.


21 posted on 02/28/2005 11:02:31 AM PST by atomic_dog
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To: Lady Jag
Well, you are geeky enough to look into the code and copy the direct link. ;^)

I saved it too. Incredible video!

22 posted on 02/28/2005 11:05:39 AM PST by BullDog108 (Conservatives believe in God. Liberals think they are God.)
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To: metalmanx2j

Why would you want to ruin a good video with crappy music?

I guess you only want to watch rock videos!


23 posted on 02/28/2005 11:10:52 AM PST by HuntsvilleTxVeteran (Rush agrees with me 98.5% of the time!)
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To: Ambient

I've seen this video however someone told me a gattling gun is never used on an Apache...do you know anything about that?


24 posted on 02/28/2005 11:14:07 AM PST by shield (The Greatest Scientific Discoveries of the Century Reveal God!!!! by Dr. H. Ross, Astrophysicist)
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To: shadeaud

While the video is impressive on its sheer raw power, i am kind of worried that instead of focusing on the dark side of this video, the only thing that seems to brought up is its positive. Yes, we can kick the crap out of anyone with a gatlin gun, however, who is to say that it cant bring our own destruction?


25 posted on 02/28/2005 11:26:02 AM PST by salsaverde29
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To: shield
gattling gun is never used on an Apache

The Apache has a 30mm Chain gun (Machine Gun).

26 posted on 02/28/2005 11:50:45 AM PST by yhwhsman ("Never give in--never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small..." -Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: Professional Engineer

Can I get one? ;-)


27 posted on 02/28/2005 1:23:57 PM PST by SAMWolf (send moneySUBLIMINALsend moneyTAGLINEsend money)
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To: NCC-1701
This would be very useful in Memphis to take care of the horrible drivers we have. If someone cuts in front of you without using their turn signals, simply touch off a quick burst at the offender and, presto, no more problem.

Well, I don't know. It's do on Summer and Winchester, I suppose, but the 240 bypass traffic offers longer ranges than ideal for the 20mm and 25mm Gatling upgrades. How about a LOSAT instead....


28 posted on 02/28/2005 2:36:55 PM PST by archy (The darkness will come. It will find you,and it will scare you like you've never been scared before.)
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To: shield
I've seen this video however someone told me a gattling gun is never used on an Apache...do you know anything about that?

The 30mm gun used on the Apache is a single-barrel chain gun, rather than the multibarrel rotary Gatling. But as both are mechanically or power-operated weapons rather than being dependent on the gas generated by their firing, both weapons systems are similar, close cousins if not brothers.

Apache's *chin-mount* underbelly chain gun:

Gatling *mini-gun* in use:

20mm M61 *Vulcan* Gatling-type aircraft gun:

mini-gun mounted as helicopter dsoor gun:


29 posted on 02/28/2005 2:49:56 PM PST by archy (The darkness will come. It will find you,and it will scare you like you've never been scared before.)
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To: joebuck
Puff the Magic Dragon had nothing over on these choppers.

Puff the Magic Dragon [the AC47] was indeed formidable, with 3 7.62 miniguns firing out its portside gun ports. Bank the aircraft left and maintain an orbit around a pointr while those guns cranked out 300 shots each second, and those on the ground became believers in the value of air support.

But when Puff was replaced [or at least supplanted] by its next generation big brother Spooky, the AC119 based on the C-119 Flying Boxcar, not all that fondly known to Army paratroopers as the *Dollar Nineteen* or the *Vomit Comet*, progress reared its ugly head, indeed: Spooky carried four miniguns...and a pair of GAU-4 20mm M61 Vulcan cannons with high explosive projectiles, as well.

Either was something pretty awesome to witness at night. Add in occasional flare drops, and it was downright spectacular.


30 posted on 02/28/2005 3:03:13 PM PST by archy (The darkness will come. It will find you,and it will scare you like you've never been scared before.)
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To: archy

So amazing that a weapon debuted in the Civil War could have grown into such a monster. Especially as it was laid aside in favor of gas powered water cooled machine guns by the First World War.


31 posted on 02/28/2005 3:12:15 PM PST by johnb838 (Need some wood?)
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To: johnb838
So amazing that a weapon debuted in the Civil War could have grown into such a monster. Especially as it was laid aside in favor of gas powered water cooled machine guns by the First World War.

They've still got a few bugs to work out though:


32 posted on 02/28/2005 3:35:02 PM PST by archy (The darkness will come. It will find you,and it will scare you like you've never been scared before.)
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To: Eaker; TexasCowboy

Hey guys, ya'll got any of these down at the range?


33 posted on 02/28/2005 3:41:45 PM PST by NYTexan (.....Back to the Bunker!)
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To: HuntsvilleTxVeteran

I guess you're a bit old and that's why you don't like good music. I won't hold it against you. I, too, love Elvis and Johnny Cash. I really do!


34 posted on 02/28/2005 3:44:21 PM PST by metalmanx2j (F*CK Liberals! I don't care who knows it!)
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To: Ambient

Man, that looks like fun!


35 posted on 02/28/2005 3:53:10 PM PST by mikegi
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To: Ambient

What is the song playing at the very beginning and the middle?


36 posted on 02/28/2005 3:56:54 PM PST by Lazamataz (Proudly Posting Without Reading the Article Since 1999!)
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To: joebuck
Puff the Magic Dragon had nothing over on these choppers.

Errr.... the current version of Puff, the Spectre, has TWO of these AND a 105 artillery piece on board.

OUCH.

37 posted on 02/28/2005 3:59:22 PM PST by Lazamataz (Proudly Posting Without Reading the Article Since 1999!)
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To: metalmanx2j

Is the whole thing a metallica song? Cuz I wanna know what the classical piece is that it's based on. I wanna download that on gnutella.


38 posted on 02/28/2005 4:00:22 PM PST by Lazamataz (Proudly Posting Without Reading the Article Since 1999!)
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To: archy

I drive the 240 northern loop everyday and one of those darlings would do just fine. It would sure cut a path and eliminate a lot of competition from trucks and those who woke up mad at the world and those that think they do indeed own the road. A great equalizer that would be.


39 posted on 02/28/2005 4:00:46 PM PST by NCC-1701 (ISLAM IS A CULT, PURE AND SIMPLE!!!!! IT MUST BE ERADICATED FROM THE FACE OF THE EARTH.)
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To: NYTexan; TexasCowboy
LOL!!

Still waiting on Cowboy to buy one!

40 posted on 02/28/2005 4:15:20 PM PST by Eaker (stop and kick dirt on these n00bs actin like b00bs.......:o) - Squantos 18-Feb-05 -)
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To: metalmanx2j
Anybody with two bits in their pocket can force their taste in music or lack therefore on a roomful of their betters.
41 posted on 02/28/2005 4:20:12 PM PST by HuntsvilleTxVeteran (Rush agrees with me 98.5% of the time!)
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To: Ambient
Direct link: http://216.69.173.57/wmv1/military/ApacheGattlingGun.wmv
42 posted on 02/28/2005 4:29:31 PM PST by ChadGore (VISUALIZE 62,041,268 Bush fans.)
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To: archy

Yep I remember jumpin out of those "Flying Boxcars" We couldn't wait to get out of those things they used to shake so Bad!


43 posted on 02/28/2005 4:34:33 PM PST by ABN 505
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To: Ambient
That's been posted before....but it's still worth another look.

I'm looking to get a smaller version of the GE mini gun...it shoots 22 long rifles........at a rate of 1500 RPM....I'll go through 3 bricks in one minute.............I've seen this gun at a show and when I get it...it will give me great pleasure to hit my little groundhog friends with so much firepower.........

44 posted on 02/28/2005 4:39:22 PM PST by Radioactive
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To: ABN 505
Yep I remember jumpin out of those "Flying Boxcars" We couldn't wait to get out of those things they used to shake so Bad!

My first 7 jumps were from German Luftwaffe DollarNineteens, at the German Jump School at Altenstadt, in the late 1960s. The C119 was an old and rare bird even by then.

There was little nice to be said about them, freezing cold inside with the rear clamshell doors removed. Hesitancy to jump was not a problem for any of us; we couldn't wait to get out of the $%#*^@# things.

45 posted on 02/28/2005 4:47:51 PM PST by archy (The darkness will come. It will find you,and it will scare you like you've never been scared before.)
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To: NCC-1701
I drive the 240 northern loop everyday and one of those darlings would do just fine. It would sure cut a path and eliminate a lot of competition from trucks and those who woke up mad at the world and those that think they do indeed own the road. A great equalizer that would be.

Check this out.... It's from these folks.

Now you see it:

Now you don't!

46 posted on 02/28/2005 4:53:57 PM PST by archy (The darkness will come. It will find you,and it will scare you like you've never been scared before.)
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To: Ambient

Cool...Ted Nugent out for a joyride at his ranch!


47 posted on 02/28/2005 4:55:20 PM PST by Fledermaus (Will work for a good tagline)
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To: archy

LOL! Brings back old memories, I had repressed some of those till you mentioned it.


48 posted on 02/28/2005 4:56:11 PM PST by ABN 505
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To: Eaker; NYTexan; humblegunner
"Hey guys, ya'll got any of these down at the range?"

Okay, okay!!

I'll order one tomorrow.
I can sell my house and truck and take a part time job as a gigolo and make the down payment.

49 posted on 02/28/2005 4:57:46 PM PST by TexasCowboy (Texan by birth, citizen of Jesusland by the Grace of God)
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To: archy

Is that street legal?

If so, would that be considered a concealed weapon? :P


50 posted on 02/28/2005 5:02:48 PM PST by Constantine XIII
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