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    SO THIS IS WHATS CALLED AN ELEPHANT GUN??

    Looks like U.S Marines there humping the Elephant with a MMG tripod legs sprawled across its back...............why??? all I can say he must have been a deaf elelphant
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    A Colt potato digger straddling an elephant's back for mobility. It wouldn't stay there... Elephant-mounted machine-gun, 1914 - Rare Historical Photos
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    Both the US Navy and USMC adopted the 6mm Lee rifle and 6mm Colt "potato digger" in the 1890's.

    Wonder if the Colt mg is still in 6mm cal ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RCS View Post
    6mm cal
    Hard to say, they used them in 30/40, 30-03, .30 cal, 6mm Navy Lee. All of them would have been in the system at once too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gil Boyd View Post
    SO THIS IS WHATS CALLED AN ELEPHANT GUN??
    Nope, a tripod extension. (Mainly used for firing over high hedges.)

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