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Old May 20th, 2017, 04:01 PM
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I can guarantee that they better have every detail of the weapon/vehicle database correct or there will be "no joy in Mudville".
I can say with some experience that getting "every detail of the weapon/vehicle database correct" to the point someone won't nitpick some detail that doesn't agree with their source is an impossible feat.

My favourite example is and always will be the Tiger tank......you'd think by now that this...one of the most talked and written about tanks arguably ever.......that you would find no deviation in accepted spec but here's two picked at random

note the speed claimed
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiger_I
http://www.worldwar2aces.com/tiger-tank/

Road speed varies by 7.4 km/h 38 km/h vs 45.4 km/h

In this game that would be the difference between 13 and 15

This website
http://www.alanhamby.com/technical.shtml
agrees with wiki

http://www.fprado.com/armorsite/tiger1.htm

says 45 kph

Profile Publications claims max road speed 23 mph and that equals 37.01491 km/h

I rest my case.....

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and...
http://www.wwiivehicles.com/germany/...heavy-tank.asp

lists all claims.....
Speed - Road 22.9 mph, 23 mph, 23.5 mph, 24 mph
37 kph, 38 kph, 45.4
Apparently, the Germans didn't agree with themselves on the matter...

WaPrüf data, November 1943
Maximum speed: 45 kmh/28 mph
Sustained road speed (autobahn): 30 kmh/19 mph
Sustained speed on average terrain: 20-25 kmh/13-16 mph

Henschel factory data, February 1944
Sustained speed on road (Autobahn): 40 kmh/25 mph
Sustained speed on average terrain: 20-25 kmh/13-16 mph
Vehicle speed at 3000 rpm in 8th gear: 45 kmh/28 mph
Vehicle speed at 3000 rpm in 7th gear: 30 kmh/19 mph

By November 1943, the engined rpm was governed to 2500, which might explain some of the difference.
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By November 1943, the engine rpm was governed to 2500, which might explain some of the difference.
Yet the Henschel factory February 1944 data reports vehicle speed @ 3000 rpm...
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By November 1943, the engine rpm was governed to 2500, which might explain some of the difference.
Yet the Henschel factory February 1944 data reports vehicle speed @ 3000 rpm...
Yep - no wonder that such a bunch of scatterbrained hippies lost the war
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