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Otis Z Firefly #21 Posted 05 October 2019 - 04:00 PM

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View PostKoncorde, on 03 October 2019 - 11:00 PM, said:

Yep, Comet had the 77 which is a modification of the 17lb. I think practically the difference is a shorter barrel (not sure by how much).

 

Different charge too, using the 32lb charge iirc.

Correction: it uses the QF 3 inch 20 hundredweight charge.


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KillDozer33 #22 Posted 11 October 2019 - 12:46 AM

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The 17dr was listed as being used by Comet in Korean war in a book I just read. Fine about the 77 but why nerf the pen in game its not like it's OP & it would make it much more fun.

 

More 17pdrs are always a good thing anyway tier 7 & below IMO love that gun! HelI even Ace Tankered the garbage Archer & AT-8 w/them once!


Edited by KillDozer33, 11 October 2019 - 12:59 AM.


Orbtastic1 #23 Posted 11 October 2019 - 09:37 AM

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I don't know what the actual pen of the 77mm HV was off the top of my head but with a smaller case/breech/barrel and charge it was likely to have a pen drop off.

 

It wouldn't be OP with either a 17pdr or the pen of one.



Orbtastic1 #24 Posted 11 October 2019 - 11:25 AM

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The war nerd in me had to check:

 

75mm OQF - 2.953in - overall length 112.576in - weight 692lbs - 2030fps - 13 3/4lbs shot - AP Pen 68mm at 500yards/30 deg

17pdr OQF -  76.2mm / 3in - weight 1885 - 2032lbs according to Mark - overall length 172.25in to 184.05in depending on Mark - 2900fps - 3950fps (MKVII) - 17lb shot, 8.15lb (APDS) - AP pen 120mm at 500 yards/30 deg, APDS 186mm

77mm OQF - length 165.5in - weight 1502lbs - 2600fps - 109mm at 500 yards/30 deg

 


Edited by Orbtastic1, 11 October 2019 - 11:30 AM.


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