Moving diagrams of Beltfed MGs

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Moving diagrams of Beltfed MGs

Postby joshk98k » Wed Jan 17, 2007 3:52 pm

I managed to "Save " these animations.

machine-gun-loading.swf [ 21.49 KiB | Viewed 5118 times ]

machine-gun-recoil.swf [ 27.53 KiB | Viewed 5118 times ]

machine-gun-ejection.swf [ 27.13 KiB | Viewed 5118 times ]


Postby joshk98k » Tue Jan 23, 2007 9:59 am

Click on the triggers to see the animation. On the first one, right click and select play.

Sorry about the background. It's meant to be displayed on a white background.


Last edited by joshk98k on Tue Jan 23, 2007 12:36 pm, edited 1 time in total.


Postby Karbinator » Tue Jan 23, 2007 11:51 am



Postby Traveler57 » Tue Jan 23, 2007 12:00 pm

Man, this is great. Thanks Joshk98K


Postby joshk98k » Tue Jan 23, 2007 12:34 pm



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Postby waffendude » Tue Jan 23, 2007 2:16 pm

very cool josh---thanks -it gives me a better understanding

waffen :D


Re: Moving diagrams of Beltfed MGs

Postby fredieusa » Tue Aug 05, 2008 10:35 am

The links dont work - Any help ???

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Re: Moving diagrams of Beltfed MGs

Postby redrivertactical » Sun Aug 17, 2008 3:01 pm

fyi go to and type in machine gun...the diagrams are still there

or try this link


Re: Moving diagrams of Beltfed MGs

Postby MG42fan » Fri Mar 18, 2011 5:08 pm

I noticed they focused on the metal belts for the MG-42 when talking diagramming the feeding and extraction.

How do the cloth belts not get in the way of the feeding and extraction process?

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Re: Moving diagrams of Beltfed MGs

Postby drooling idiot » Sat Mar 19, 2011 10:54 am

Cloth belts like used in a browning 1919 ?
The browning design pulls the round back out of the belt, then lowers the round under the "feedtray" as it feeds it forward into the chamber.
The 42 is a push through design where the belts hold 3/4 of the round ,open on the bottom, and the bolt pushes the round (forward only) into the chamber.

The 42 has a simpler, I feel a better design.
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