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  • Machine Guns

    Machine Guns

    Prussian-German gunsmith Andreas Wilhelm Schwarzlose developed a line of machine guns that became the standardized water-cooled medium machine gun of the Austro-Hungarian Army heading into World War 1 (1914-1918). These developments were also taken on by many European nations, from Albania and Austria to Sweden and Yugoslavia.

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  • American Rifleman | The .50-cal. Browning Machine …

    American Rifleman | The .50-cal. Browning Machine …

    2010-4-14 · Water cooled machine guns of WW1 and WW2? ... Machine Guns were water cooled so that the barrels did not overheat when firing. Overheating when firing could result in the barrel melting and becoming useless (in Vietnam the M60 Machine Gun was infamous for this.) This had problems however, such as the fact it made the gun excessively heavy and ...

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  • Did the US use water cooled heavy machine guns …

    Did the US use water cooled heavy machine guns …

     · According to the US Army TO&E, each Rifle Company Weapons Platoon had a Light Machine Gun section with two Light Machine Gun squads, each with an M1919A4 .30cal light machine gun. The Weapons Platoon HQ had a jeep mounted .50cal M2HB heavy machine gun…

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  • Vickers .303in Water-cooled Medium Machine Gun

    Vickers .303in Water-cooled Medium Machine Gun

    The Browning M1917 machine gun, a predecessor to John Bronwings M2 (Ma Deuce) heavy machinegun, used a water cooled barrel to fire continuously over 2 hours.

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  • The Browning M1917 Machine Gun: Browning’s water …

    The Browning M1917 Machine Gun: Browning’s water …

    2019-9-17 · M1917A1 Caliber .30 Heavy Machine Gun and TM9-1205 Manual. Fully automatic, recoil operated, water-cooled, Caliber .30 (7.62mm), 174 gr bullet, 50 gr charge, 2800 fps muzzle velocity, 400-600 rounds per minute rate of fire and a 1000 meter effective range, the M1917A1 was a deadly defensive weapon.

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  • Browning machine guns > WW2 Weapons

    Browning machine guns > WW2 Weapons

    Research of the German MG 15 Water Cooled Machine Gun-International Military Antiques, Inc purchased some 600 original German MG 15 Light Machine Guns in 1999. These had come out of Bucharest, Romania having been supplied to the Romanian Air Force by the Germans in the mid 1930s.

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  • BMGParts.com / Browning Water Cooled Machine …

    BMGParts.com / Browning Water Cooled Machine …

    2020-2-19 · The M1917 Browning machine gun is a heavy machine gun used by the United States armed forces in World War I, World War II, and Korea; it has also been used by other nations.It was a crew-served, belt-fed, water-cooled machine gun that served alongside the much lighter air-cooled Browning M1919.It was used at the battalion level, and often mounted on vehicles (such as a jeep).

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  • Browning M1917 (Model 1917) Belt-Fed, Water …

    Browning M1917 (Model 1917) Belt-Fed, Water …

    Very few machine guns in the history of the world own a legacy such as that of the famous Browning M2 heavy machine gun series. Born out of a World War 1 requirement of 1918 which saw American authorities attempt to copy the success of the French Hotchkiss M1914 11mm medium machine gun for the anti-aircraft role, engineers John Browning and Fred Moore went to work on developing a large …

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  • Browning Machine Gun .50 Caliber M2 History

    Browning Machine Gun .50 Caliber M2 History

    M2 .50 cal. Machine Gun. The Browning M2 .50 Caliber Machine Gun, Heavy Barrel (called "Ma Deuce") is an automatic, recoil operated, air-cooled machine gun with adjustable headspace. The M2 is crew transportable with limited amounts of ammunition over short distances.

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  • Water Cooled Machine Guns

    Water Cooled Machine Guns

     · That's the passive and active ways to cool a machine gun. When I built my first water cooled prototype for a dress up kit for the Ruger 10/22 rifle, I thought about using a steam tube. But decided it was too complicated and would increase expense. I decided on using another way to cool the barrel.

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  • Water Cooled vs Air Cooled Machine Guns

    Water Cooled vs Air Cooled Machine Guns

    2019-7-25 · Rear sight cover for the Browning M2 .50 caliber. For use on the Twin/Quad Mounts, water cooled and aircraft guns. US GI, Excellent condition. $19.95 US, Plus Shipping. A037-1005-564-5190: SIGHT, ANTI-AIRCRAFT, M2, WATER COOLED. Anti-Aircraft Sight for the Browning M2 water cooled machine gun. US GI, NOS condition. $99.95 US, Plus Shipping.

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  • Water cooled machine guns of WW1 and WW2? | …

    Water cooled machine guns of WW1 and WW2? | …

    2020-3-14 · For single Water Cooled or Air Cooled Browning .50 caliber machine gun. Completely Restored, with Swing Seat and Tombstone Drum Magazine and Crank. Four industrial wheels are welded to the bottom of the base. US Army designation: M-39 (Water-cooled), M-43 (Air-cooled). 1/4" Armor Plate, Approximately 500 pounds, with Drum and Wheels.

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  • M1917 Browning machine gun | Vietnam War | Fandom

    M1917 Browning machine gun | Vietnam War | Fandom

    2016-2-28 · John Browning poses with his 30-06 caliber 1917 water cooled machine gun, a much less complicated gun than the Maxim and Vickers. Originally classified as a heavy machine gun, it was redesignated a medium machine gun during W.W.II to avoid confusion with the more powerful M-2 .50 caliber machine gun.

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  • Why aren't water-cooled machine guns used …

    Why aren't water-cooled machine guns used …

    2020-2-19 · The Army's M2 Machine Gun Is Old (But Almost Irreplaceable) ... initially for use as an anti-tank round and then adopted it for the resulting new machine gun, the water-cooled …

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  • USA 0.50"/90 (12.7 mm) M2 Browning MG

    USA 0.50"/90 (12.7 mm) M2 Browning MG

    Forgotten Weapons: The Vickers Gun Is One of the Best Firearms Ever Made ... It is amusing today to note that in the orders for the 100th Machine Gun Company's barrage of 10 guns, Captain ...

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