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Old 06-30-2011, 06:49 AM   #1
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Just wanted to share a picture of the issued M240B, I hope this is posted in the correct place; if not, I apologize in advance! I took this picture last spring, enjoy..
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Old 06-30-2011, 08:34 PM   #2
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my exprience is with the 240G... it was by far the funnest gun to shoot.. the m203 however was the funnest weapon. lol
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Old 06-30-2011, 08:56 PM   #3
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my exprience is with the 240G... it was by far the funnest gun to shoot.. the m203 however was the funnest weapon. lol
My favourite to shoot is the MK 19 and AT4..
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we had a guy almost blow up with the mk19.. they were changing posts. to which we always emptied reloaded the mounted weapons.. one day during this process it went boom.. i didnt know alotta details as it wasnt my platoon.. just heard the boom and what i already stated.... ooops
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I only got to fire the 240 once.

I did however get a 249 so hot the barrel welded itself to the receiver. The CO wasn't too happy about that. But it sure was a lot of fun.
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One of my favorites was the GAU-5.
Does that make me an old fart?
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Not really. The Air Forceis still using the GAU-5 with some other letters attached. Most are now fitted with M-4 length 14.5" barrels, but are different from the ground pounder M-4's
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I still prefer the M60 because it's lighter, and because it's the most modern tranferable belt-fed available. The few 240's on the civilian registry are $75K and up, just like the half-dozen or so 249's out there.

And my M60 will be getting the E4 upgrade in the near future, making it every bit as reliable and versatile as a 240, only lighter.
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Well by all mean CONGRATS!

First and foremost always keep that girl cleaned and oiled and she will serve you well! And keep tabs on that spare barrel!

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I was a 240B and 249 gunner most of my time at Drum. Fun to shoot, sucks to carry.
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