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Question: 5"/38 caliber gun
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Author:  lll_liang [ Tue Sep 11, 2018 12:40 pm ]
Post subject:  Question: 5"/38 caliber gun

Curious what is the component at the bottom of this 5" turret's front in the picture. Thanks!

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Author:  Ian Roberts [ Tue Sep 11, 2018 1:59 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Question: 5"/38 caliber gun

If you mean the small device on the lower front of the mount face, it's the training stop buffer -- designed to keep the mount from training past a certain point (usually to prevent firing into own ship superstructure).

Author:  lll_liang [ Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:59 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Question: 5"/38 caliber gun

That is my question. Thanks so much for the reply

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