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M2 .50 Cal Machine Gun

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Description: The Browning M2 .50 Caliber Machine Gun, Heavy barrel is an automatic, recoil operated, air-cooled machine gun with adjustable headspace and is crew transportable with limited amounts of ammunition over short distances. By repositioning some of the component parts, ammunition may be fed from either the left or right side. A disintegrating metallic link-belt is used to feed the ammunition into the weapon. This gun is has a back plate with spade grips, trigger, and bolt latch release. This gun may be mounted on ground mounts and most vehicles as an anti-personnel and anti-aircraft weapon. The gun is equipped with leaf-type rear sight, flash suppressor and a spare barrel assembly. Associated components are the M63 antiaircraft mount and the M3 tripod mount.





History: Numerous manufacturers originally produced the M2 Heavy Machine Gun.





General Characteristics, M2 .50 Caliber Machine Gun





Builder:

Saco Defense





Length:

61.42 inches (156 centimeters)





Weight:

Gun: 84 pounds (38 kilograms)



M3 Tripod (Complete): 44 pounds (19.98 kilograms)



Total: 128 pounds (58 kilograms)





Bore Diameter:

.50 inches (12.7mm)







Maximum Effective Range:

2000 meters with tripod mount





Maximum Range:

4.22 miles (6.8 kilometers)





Cyclic Rate of Fire:

550 rounds per minute





Unit Replacement Cost:

$14,002











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Andy
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Mon October 4, 2004 8:55am Rating: 6.00 

John Moses Browning, thank you for saving my life. Give me a platform, a method of movement, a cause and a Ma Duce, I'll charge the gates of hell.



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