March 17, 2021

M249 SAW

The M249 Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW) is a light machine gun used by the US Armed Forces and probably the most complicated gun MOC I've ever constructed. The life-size (1:1), purist replica features a lifting cover, pull-back bolt handle, ambidextrous safety switch through the grip, a working bipod, flip-up wire shoulder support, and accepts either an ammo-belt box or M16-style magazine.

Last, but not least, the whole thing is motorized! Pulling the trigger actually turns on an internal motor and vibrates the ammo belt to produce a realistic feeding motion/sound. See an old video of it here:

1 Comment

Greyson @HistoryBricks

Amazing job! Not only does it look spectacular, but it's unique in that it has all of those working features.

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