There was an outfit making semi M250BMG m,any years ago, but I haven't seen one scince. Closest you'll get is a Barret L82.:cool:
December 1, 2006, 12:29 PM
Ohio Ordinance makes semi 1919 clones. They also make 1928 Browning semi clones. That is what I really want. Water cooled! Yeah!
December 1, 2006, 06:31 PM
Here is the list I can come up with. I am sure there are more, however.
Ohio Rapid Fire makes semi-auto 1919s, 1917/1928s, and HK21s
Ohio Ordnance Works makes semi-auto 1928s
Allied Armament makes semi-auto 1919s, 1928s, and M2s
TNW Firearms makes semi-auto MG34s, M2s, and 1919s. I have also heard they did manufacture a MG42 as well.
Vector Arms makes a semi-auto RPD
Michael's Machines is supposed to be making a semi-auto HK23, and HK21
VLTOR is making a semi-auto PKM, which I believe is the same one that Military Gun Supply is advertising.
U.S. Ordnance makes semi-auto M60s, 1919s, and a Vickers.
Historic Arms supposedly manufactures a semi-auto RPDs, and is supposed to be working on a semi-auto M240. Historic Arms does not have a website that I am aware of.
Lastly, there is a rumor that FN is going to be making semi-auto M249s and M240s.
December 1, 2006, 08:01 PM
Valkyrie Arms in Washington State has also done M2s and M1919s (shown as "now discontinued", but I'm sure they're still available), and now they're also doing a hand-cranked version of the M134 Mini-Gun :D
December 2, 2006, 07:36 AM
My semi-1919 has been up and running for about 2 years now, I didn't buy it, I built it. I don't have any opinion on any of the "store bought" semi's out there only the home builds.
It isn't a hard build to accomplish for someone who is mechanically inclined.
Kit was $350.
Right side plate and rivets $120
Machine work $100
Accessories (links, belts, spare parts, extra barrel) $300
I have about $1000 into mine, recently purchased the A-6 kit, (flashider, butt stock, carry handle and bipod).
:) Shooting it is a real hoot...I always invite the gapers at the range to rip off a few rounds while they are standing there with jaws on the floor.
Check out here for much more info. http://www.1919a4.com/
One word of advice, owning a belt-fed is expensive, a lot of maintenance, more so than a standard rifle....and in my opinion, very addictive. :D
December 2, 2006, 11:09 AM
:D :D Gorilla/Guerilla :D :D
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