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Old September 14, 2012, 07:53 PM   #26
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here is a link to a picture of a vehicle mounted M240 machine gun.
And here is a link to it being carried by a soldier...,s:0,i:160

I'm not sure of your point . Can you mount a LMG on a vehicle? Why yes you can. Does that make it the only purpose of said LMG? Why no it doesn't.

I will concede on the M249 though. for some reason I was getting it confused with the M2(which is also vehicle mounted).
Not sure how you confused the mother of all heavy machineguns that fires the awesome 50 cal with a squad automatic weapon that fires assault weapon caliber ammunition.

I say we just admit there was a misunderstanding, and go back to talking about the actual point of this thread.
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Old September 15, 2012, 03:32 AM   #27
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I hate to keep this thread off-topic, but the M240 is the primary infantry machine gun of the US military. I spent four years in the Marine Corps infantry either lugging that thing around or being in charge of someone who did. I can count on one hand the number of times we mounted ours on any kind of vehicle.

And as a side note, the M240 is not an LMG; trust me, there's nothing "light" about it. Despite what video games would have you believe, it's a medium machine gun, and a rather large and heavy one at that.
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Old September 15, 2012, 07:03 AM   #28
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A friend of mine has the FNP9 - stellar handgun, had several opportunities to fire it. We like hammers - some like strikers. Suit yourself.

Keep in mind: he got the FNP9, 5 magazines, and case, brand new for $399.
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