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Gatling! Because . . .uh . . .Gatling!
« on: July 30, 2019, 08:21:18 pm »
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Re: Gatling! Because . . .uh . . .Gatling!
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2019, 08:50:51 pm »
Well, at least 9mm is about the cheapest ammo you can get, aside from .22.

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Re: Gatling! Because . . .uh . . .Gatling!
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2019, 09:30:02 pm »
You could mount it on a Morris Mini-Cooper . . .
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Re: Gatling! Because . . .uh . . .Gatling!
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2019, 11:30:42 pm »
Drydock, I'll go halves with you and we shoot it all the musters...

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Re: Gatling! Because . . .uh . . .Gatling!
« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2019, 03:34:31 am »
We need 8 more folks, then we can go 10ths.
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Re: Gatling! Because . . .uh . . .Gatling!
« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2019, 06:18:33 am »
You come up with seven more and I'm in.
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Re: Gatling! Because . . .uh . . .Gatling!
« Reply #6 on: July 31, 2019, 03:03:37 pm »

Be a pure hoot with 3f.  I gotta save up some Box Tops U-Betcha.

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Re: Gatling! Because . . .uh . . .Gatling!
« Reply #7 on: July 31, 2019, 05:18:08 pm »
9MM with 3f? Pretty much the same as a .38 short Colt. Probably can't get over 10 gr in there.

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« Reply #8 on: July 31, 2019, 06:38:50 pm »
Y'know, I'd seriously go with 10 folks at $450 to get one of these for the organization.  I could see hauling it around to the different musters.  I nominate Jerry to keep track of volunteers . . .
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« Reply #9 on: July 31, 2019, 10:53:03 pm »
I am seriously in!  Smokeless only, though.

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Re: Gatling! Because . . .uh . . .Gatling!
« Reply #10 on: August 02, 2019, 12:52:17 pm »
You can get 12grs. of 3Fg in a .380 case. I'm using that charge in the new Cimarron  1862 Pocket Police conversion. 'Spect you might get 15 or 16grs. in a 9mm case.
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Re: Gatling! Because . . .uh . . .Gatling!
« Reply #11 on: August 02, 2019, 01:44:42 pm »
You will have no problem getting people wanting to shoot a Gatling Gun, however, getting them to train as a gun crew, and or, helping with cleaning, maintaining or moving/transporting the gun.... to various events?
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Re: Gatling! Because . . .uh . . .Gatling!
« Reply #12 on: August 02, 2019, 11:42:11 pm »
But you have never been to a Muster, never seen an event with so many willing hands.

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Re: Gatling! Because . . .uh . . .Gatling!
« Reply #13 on: August 03, 2019, 09:32:02 am »

Yep always get help when I pull into Pitspitr's for the Grand Muster.  Cleaning, well, there could be, but, however usually by myself and the wife helping before I return it.  Got a pretty good system involving the box and 4 2x4s.

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Re: Gatling! Because . . .uh . . .Gatling!
« Reply #14 on: August 09, 2019, 07:26:44 pm »
My son wants in.  How many is that?  Gatlings are easy to clean, especially if limited to steel case smokeless.
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Re: Gatling! Because . . .uh . . .Gatling!
« Reply #15 on: August 09, 2019, 09:07:33 pm »
I count 4
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