Boys Anti tank rifle.

Boys Anti tank rifle.

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Joined: October 4th, 2007, 7:12 pm

October 23rd, 2008, 6:24 am #1

The rifle Anti tank. 13.97 mm (0.56) Boys mk1 fired a cartridge that could penetrate 21mm (0.827in) at 320m or 320 yards to us. The cartridge produced a powerful recoil that could & would break your shoulder Ammo was fed into the bolt action firing mechanism from a overhead 5 round box mag. By 1942 it was obsolete (no wonder ) I saw one of these rifles at Stoneleigh 3 years ago a huge weapon to carry.
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Joined: February 13th, 2008, 10:53 am

November 13th, 2008, 2:06 pm #2

Admin @ Oct 23 2008, 06:24 AM wrote: The rifle Anti tank ... a huge weapon to carry.

So ... is that what Alex tells us that Tony carries all the time?
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September 28th, 2013, 8:38 pm #3

Has a kick similar to a 12 bore shotgun, I fired one about 3 years ago. It was a big gun but had little penetration on armour plate. It was small and piddly compared with the german Solothurn S18/1000 below
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September 28th, 2013, 8:49 pm #4

It was. . . and still is the most powerful production rifle ever made.
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