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is the Inferno Chimera worth getting?

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Orbtastic1 #21 Posted 11 October 2019 - 09:29 AM


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Is it an artillery piece?


If it's a OQF gun, it should be firing faster than 3.87 rounds a minute.




The term QF came from "quick-firing". The designation was put into use in the late 19th century in two different meanings. In naval terms it was first used for small guns firing fixed ammunition i.e. a complete round formed from a metal (brass) cartridge case containing the propellant and projectile in one unit thus enabling higher firing rates. An early example was the QF 6 pounder Hotchkiss. In later pieces, the charge was sometimes separated from the shell to reduce the individual weight of loading, but the charge was still loaded in a brass case, rather than a cloth or silk bag typical of "BL" guns.

In formal British ordnance terminology the term QF came to mean that the propellant charge is loaded in a metal, usually brass, case which provides obturation i.e. seals the breech to prevent escape of the expanding propellant gas.[1] The term QF hence referred to both the breech-sealing mechanism and the method of loading propellant charges. Ordnance of other countries employed other techniques, and hence this description and distinction is limited to British ordnance.

Following the early success of the light QF Hotchkiss and Nordenfelt guns in the 1880s, the Royal Navy implemented QF guns in all calibres up to 6 inch in the 1890s, and also converted various 4 inch and 6 inch BL guns to QF under the designation QFC. This all-QF era ended in 1901 with the BL 6 inch Mk VII gun and a swing back to BL guns. Since 1914 the trend has been to use QF for naval guns below 6 inch and BL for guns 6 inch and over.

Edited by Orbtastic1, 11 October 2019 - 11:36 AM.

happybill1968 #22 Posted 23 October 2019 - 08:53 PM

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Enjoying the tank a lot. Playing it like a tank destroyer. You can really cause some damage with this thing. People respect the alpha and stay back. Mobility is good also

Jherry Angel #23 Posted 28 October 2019 - 07:21 AM


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There's a review in General Discussion:  IIRC the conclusion was great alpha, derpy gun & the Chimera version benefits heavily from the extra spaced armour - the unskinned version is unlikely to be anywhere near as good ie buy it as the Chimera or not at all.

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