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    Yes, absolutely. But one makes a terrific work atmosphere.

    The others, a distraction, mere clickbait.

    I like my women real........that can change a tire, or a water pump, or fish, or adore frogs and other creatures, or design and build a room addition, or doesn't pose with objects, or write technical procedures,
    tik-tok.....? Pshaw
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    That can’t have been a lotta fun. A simple task, needing little instruction, just as well as they’re stone deaf.

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    no I dont.

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    79th Air Service Group services guns on a Republic P-47. Duxford, England. September, 1944.

    Fullsize image: https://s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/h...g_fullsize.jpg


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    That has to be a P47 Thunderbolt

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrickieDickie View Post
    That has to be a P47 Thunderbolt
    4 heavy Brownings yes, but remaining wing looks awful stubby. Then again, P-47's had a HUGE diameter propeller, 13' 1-7/8”
    The scene depicts possible origin of very emphatic phrase ".....the whole nine yards". Might not be, don't care, that is fine.
    Means that to me.
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    Guessing the gun barrels are all the same length. Each gun is set a bit further back to allow the ammo to flow past them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hemmjo View Post
    Guessing the gun barrels are all the same length. Each gun is set a bit further back to allow the ammo to flow past them.
    Yes, also to allow for the guns to be closer and also allows for better cooling. here's a link to a diagram (also shows why the wings looked so stubby...the guns are set quite far out:

    https://drawingdatabase.com/wp-conte...14/09/p-47.jpg

    And found this image of the guns in place http://www.368thfightergroup.com/images/Browning_1_.jpg
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    I agree Toolmaker but P47 is the only fighter that I can think of that had four 50 cals in each wing. I miss the "Wings" series of American aviation. All we have now is so called reality programing which annoys the crap out of me.

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    sometimes reality is crap....for some more crap than others.

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