Master Asia (MasterAsia@MailAndNews.com)
Mon, 20 Dec 1999 18:04:18 -0500


>===== Original Message From gundam@aeug.org =====
>>At 07:50 12/19/1999 -0500, you wrote:
>>>And another thing, whats with all these Sturmfausts? speaking in terms of
>>>history, Wasn't the Panzerfaust a Nazi weapon used before they had
bazookas?
>>
>> Not exactly. IIRC, the Germans captured a US bazooka, and
>>reverse-engineered their own bazooka called a Panzershreck (Tank Terror).
>>The Panzerfaust (Tank Fist) was a latter development, a recoiless rifle with
>>a very big shaped charged warhead.
>>
>>>So wouldn't it just be logical to say that since the Bazookas make the
>>>Sturfausts useless? If so why do MG Zaku and Dom stll have them?
>>
>> A one shot, very powerful weapon. The Strumfaust probably pack much
>>more explosive firepower (and it's probably a shaped charge as well) that
>>would have been very difficult to build into a reloadable weapon.
>>

Yes but later devopment of the the Panzerfaust (the Panzerfaust 150) WAS
reloadable to up to 10 shots, Unlike the scaled up panzerfaust 60 which was
just a one hit wonder.

- Roger

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