Belgium - FN - MAG - Centerfire - Machine Gun - 7,62x51 NATO

Belgium - FN - MAG - Centerfire - Machine Gun - 7,62x51 NATO

Offered is a unique item for every collector, namely FN MAG. The weapon has only been out of military circulation for some time, so now every collector can buy it. The rifle is completely original and in good condition. The calibre of this machine gun is 7,62x51mm.

The FN MAG is a Belgian 7.62 mm general-purpose machine gun, designed in the early 1950s at Fabrique Nationale (FN) by Ernest Vervier. It has been used by more than 80 countries and it has been made under licence in several countries, including Argentina, Canada (as the C6 GPMG), Egypt, India and the United Kingdom.

The MAG operates via a long-stroke piston system, which utilizes the ignited powder gases generated by firing vented through a port in the barrel to propel a gas piston rod connected to the locking assembly. The barrel breech is locked with a vertically tilting, downward locking lever mechanism that is connected to the bolt carrier through an articulated joint. The locking shoulder and camming surfaces that guide the locking lever are located at the base of the receiver. The MAG uses a series of proven design concepts from other successful firearms, for example the locking mechanism is modeled on that of the Browning M1918 (BAR) automatic rifle, and the feed and trigger mechanisms are from the WWII-era MG 42 universal machine gun.

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Machine Gun
7,62x51 NATO
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