The Original Cornershot

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“Der Gebone Lauf” (“The Curved Barrel”), created by the Germans in WWII, fitted to an MP44 7.92 x 33 mm (7.92 Kurz) caliber assault rifle.

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    9 Responses to The Original Cornershot

    1. That should be “Der gebogene Lauf.”

      Crazy Germans.

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    2. just get Angelina if you want to shoot around corners

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    3. this is cool! did they use balls as projectiles? i can’t see bullets shooting through that curve…

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    4. so you think the bullet would roll down the barrel? hm.
      stupid as shit invention.

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    5. It fired regular bullets. That curved bit would just deteriorate very fast, and I think it would only last for 50 shots? Or something very short lived.

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    6. It was featured on a Future Weapons episode about corner shot guns used by SWAT/special forces. The current ones use cameras and foldable stocks. They were comparing old tech to new tech. That’s all I remember.

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    7. This same technology was used in creating Ron Jeremy.

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