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Is This the Longest Continuous Firing of a Belt-Fed Weapon You’ve Ever Seen?

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This FN M249 Machine Gun sure heats up fast.

This is especially true when a long belt of ammunition is shot nonstop. Witness how hot a belt-fed weapon can get under continuous firing.

Here’s the video:

You may find this video really cool, especially if you’ve never seen a FN M249 machine gun barrel turn cherry-red hot firing a very long belt of ammunition. On the other hand, you might feel angry that this weapon is being abused!

This FN M249 Machine Gun is generally shot in short bursts on target. The long continuous firing of this weapon platform is highly advised against in the military community. You just don’t abuse the weapon that may save your life.

In any case, we’re sure you have probably never witnessed a belt-fed machine gun shot this long. The FN M249 machine gun sure can shoot.

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Is This the Longest Continuous Firing of a Belt-Fed Weapon You’ve Ever Seen?