Talk:Krag-Petersson

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Re: My edits on 26th June 2005[edit]

It is clear from the discussion on FAC that the main objection seems to the be lenght of the article - so I've gone thru all the avilable sources one more time (ie: the book mentioned as a reference and the two websites mentioned as exterior links...) and dregged up more. Personally, I don't think these edits gives anything new to the article.. it still says the same things, only now it spends more time doing so. But hopefully....

WegianWarrior 20:19, 26 Jun 2005 (UTC)

Testing tables[edit]

original

Rifle Accuracy at 600 m Enfilading[1] Effective range Rate of fire Muzzle velocity Barrel lenght Total lenght Weight
Krag-Petersson 82 cm / 32 in 300 m / 984 ft 900 m / 2,953 ft 19 or 11 (see article) 381 m/s / 1,250 fps 95.1 cm / 37.44 in Unknown Unknown
Remington M1867 96 cm / 37.8 in 300 m / 984 ft 900 m / 2,953 ft 13 381 m/s / 1,250 fps 95.1 cm / 37.44 in 135,5 cm / 53.3 in 4.32 kg / 9.6 lbs
Mauser Gewehr 71/84 80 cm / 31 in 350 m / 1,150 ft Unknown Unknown 430 m/s / 1,411 fps Unknown Unknown Unknown
Gras rifle 89 cm / 35 in 379 m / 1,243 ft Unknown Unknown 455 m/s / 1,493 fps unknown Unknown Unknown
Martini-Henry Unknown 346 m / 1,135 ft 1,372 m / 4,500 ft[2] 8 to 12[3] 416 m/s / 1,365 fps 84 cm / 33 in 124.5 cm / 49 in 3.83 kg / 8.5 lbs

Revised

Rifle Krag-Petersson Remington M1867 Mauser Gewehr 71/84 Gras rifle Martini-Henry
Accuracy at 600 meter 82 cm / 32 in 96 cm / 37.8 in 80 cm / 31 in 89 cm / 35 in Unknown
Enfilading[4] 300 m / 984 ft 300 m / 984 ft 350 m / 1,150 ft 379 m /1,243 ft 346 m / 1,135 ft
Effective range 900 m / 2,953 ft 900 m / 2,953 ft Unknown Unknown 1,372 m / 4,500 ft[5]
Rate of fire 19 or 11 (see article) 13 Unknown Unknown 8 to 12[6]
Magazine capacity 10 None 8 None None
Calibre 12.17x44 rimfire 12.17x44 rimfire 11.15x60R center fire 11x59R center fire .577/450 (11.455x65R) center fire
Muzzle velocity 381 m/s / 1,250 fps 381 m/s / 1,250 fps 430 m/s / 1,411 fps 455 m/s / 1,493 fps 416 m/s / 1,365 fps
Barrel lenght 95.1 cm / 37.44 in 95.1 cm / 37.44 in Unknown Unknown 84 cm / 33 in
Total lenght Unknown 135,5 cm / 53.3 in Unknown Unknown 124.5 cm / 49 in
Loaded weight Unknown 4.32 kg / 9.6 lbs Unknown Unknown 3.83 kg / 8.5 lbs

Pictures[edit]

There is no picture of an entire Krag-Peterson rifle on this page... obviously a simple oversight, which I'm sure will be corrected shortly. ZacharyS 07:17, 10 September 2005 (UTC)

The problem is to get one that is clear, good and preferable free. Still working on it thought. Some images can be seen on the external links, but I've so far not been able to talk the owners of those into releasing the images under a suitable license. WegianWarrior 19:52, 10 September 2005 (UTC)
Well, I'm delighted that a gun article has made it to this lofty position, and it's really to late to change anything, but it seems like a full picture should be a requirement for featured article status. ZacharyS 03:30, 13 September 2005 (UTC)

Figures[edit]

Isn't rounds-per-minute the standard unit for firearms?

For automatic firearms, sure. No real standard exist for manually operated firearms, since they are entirely dependant on the shooter. Oh, and please sign your comments on the talkpages with ~~~~, since it makes it easier to see who said what. WegianWarrior 08:20, 15 September 2005 (UTC)

Pronunciation?[edit]

What is the proper way to pronounce "Krag-Petersson"? --LostLeviathan 21:06, 17 September 2005 (UTC)

Kraaahg - Pe-tur-sohn Davumaya 05:10, 16 August 2007 (UTC)

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