Can you own a MG42?

Can you own a MG42?

To legally own a machine gun, you first have to apply for approval from the federal government. After purchasing the gun, you must fill out an ATF Form 4 application and wait for approval before taking possession of the firearm. Only then can you take the machine gun home and possess it legally.

How much is a real MG42?

MG 42
Unit cost 250 RM (1944) 930 EUR current equivalent
Produced 1942–1945 (Nazi Germany)
No. built 423,600
Variants MG 45/MG 42V, MG 1, MG 2, Rheinmetall MG 3, M53, MG 74

Can you Hipfire an MG42?

Hip Firing a mg42 is stupid enough but an accurate hip fire, that’s just unfair. At least do what Red Orchestra 2 did and make it inaccurate. Otherwise the mg42 will remain the best weapon for short and long range.

What was the purpose of the German MG 42?

It was developed to use the standard German 7.92×57mm Mauser full-power rifle round. It was envisaged and well developed to provide portable light and medium machine gun infantry cover, anti-aircraft coverage, and even sniping ability.

How does the cyclic firing rate of the MG 42 change?

The cyclic firing rate of the MG 42 can be altered by installing different bolts and recoil springs. A heavier bolt uses more recoil energy to overcome inertia, thus slowing the cyclic rate of the machine gun.

What’s the difference between the MG 34 and 42?

It was much simpler to build than other machine guns — it took 75 man hours to complete the new gun as opposed to 150 man hours for the MG 34 (a 50% reduction), 27.5 kg (61 lb) of raw materials as opposed to 49 kg (108 lb) for the MG 34 (a 44% reduction) — and cost 250 RM as opposed to 327 RM (a 24% reduction).

When did the Austrian army make the MG 74?

The final variant to date is the MG 74, developed by Austria and since 1974 it is the standard machine gun of the Austrian Armed Forces. After its founding in 1955, the Austrian army was equipped with old guns temporarily out of U.S. stocks.