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Panzerfaust klein 30 by rOEN911 Panzerfaust klein 30 by rOEN911
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The great majority of the non-recoil weapons are devices known as Panzerfaust. There are three of these—the little Panzerfaust klein 30 (formerly the Faustpatrone I), the Panzerfaust 30 (formerly the Faustpatrone II), and the Panzerfaust 60. The little Panzerfaust is called Gretchen for short, while the 30 is known simply as Panzerfäuste. The tubes are similar, and have a sight and firing mechanism. They are 1 3/4 inches in diameter and 2 feet, 7 1/2 inches long. The projectiles are very large hollow charges. The charge for the Gretchen weighs 3 pounds, 4 ounces; that for the Panzerfaust weighs 6 pounds 14 ounces. Each is mounted on a wooden tail rod fitted with spring-steel vanes. These vanes wrap around the rod when the rod is inserted in the muzzle of the launching tube, and spring out to guide the projectile after firing. The tubes are expendable, and contain the propelling charge fired by percussion. The range is very limited, and is indicated by the designation (30 means 30 meters range, or 33 yards; 60, 66 yards). The operator must take cover after discharging a projectile. Also, he must wear a helmet as protection against a rain of fragments and debris, keep his eyes closed, and keep the front edge of his helmet against the ground. The jet of flame to the rear is fatal up to 10 feet; the operator must take this into account when firing, and make sure that no walls or other obstacles will block the jet. The tubes are held under the right arm. The left hand supports the front of the tube, while the right hand is free to pull out the safety pin, cock the striker, and press the release button. Sighting is effected by aligning the top of the sight and the top edge of the projectile. To date, all the Panzerfäuste have proved dangerous to the user. It is believed that every effort will be made to improve them—especially with regard to increasing the range. Armor penetration is good; the Germans claim as much as 7.9 inches for the Panzerfaust 30
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:icontenpeoplez:
germans sure know their stuff 
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Baryonyx62 Sep 1, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Wait that's not a photo but photomanip? :O

Great work.
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rOEN911 Sep 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
yeap all photomanip
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Baryonyx62 Sep 2, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
:omg:
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:icongreywulf58:
Okay, is this a photo or a painting? If it is a painting, then you sir are an amazing artist. You definitely know how to bring out the reality of war and its tools.
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rOEN911 May 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
hi and thanks,its a combination of real background with 3D models !
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:iconmikemoore88:
as a re-enactor I love this shot...
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comradeloganov Sep 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
The only bad thing about this one is that it's pretty obviously a little modified OT-810, not actually an SdKfz 251. This is meant to actually depict a WWII scene, yes? Not a reenactor event? OT-810s are understandably common in the reenactment and film scenes.
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rOEN911 Sep 27, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
didnt know that :P
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