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Gasser M1870 IRL

A Gasser M1870 in reality

The Gasser M1870 was a revolver chambered for 11.25x36mmR and was adopted by the Austro-Hungarian Cavalry in 1870. It was an open-frame model, with the barrel unit attached to the frame by a screw beneath the cylinder arbor. The arbor pin was screwed into the barrel unit and fitted into a recess in the standing breech. The cylinder was gate-loaded from the right side, and a rod ejector was carried beneath the barrel. The M1870 Gasser became the Austro-Hungarian cavalry revolver. Despite being outdated, it was liked among Austrian Storm troops during World War I for its stopping power.[1]

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"Though long obsolete by the start of the war, the Gasser was still favoured by Austrian stormtroops for its stopping power."
— In-game description
The Gasser M1870 is a weapon set to be featured in Battlefield 1.[2]


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