Features 4lbs lighter than its Standard cousin, just as strong! FNH Licensed high strength polymer receiver, dust cover, and gas block Reinforced metal gearbox shell w/ 8mm bearings & heavy duty steel gears Updated internals allow use of higher discharge rate batteries such as LiPo & Li-Ion without worry of premature wear Retractable metal Para style stock Steel Folding Bipod 2400rd sound activated box magazine included (compatible with standard M4/M16 magazines)
The A&K M249 "Middleweight" series falls in between the Standard M249's and the M249 Featherweight by shedding weight in key areas to reduce each guns weight by several pounds. Middleweight M249's still retain A&K M249 gearboxes keeping them compatible with all A&K M249 compatible gearbox parts. All Middleweight M249's feature a high strength polymer receiver, dust cover, handguard, heat shield and gas block along with aluminum outer barrel, steel carry handle and steel folding bipod.
Manufacturer: A&K / Licensed by FN Herstal FPS Range: 380-390 Color: Black Specifications: Length:
790mm / 920mm (Retracted / Extended)
10.8 lbs (4.9kg)
2400rd Box Magazine. Compatible with Matrix, G&G, Tokyo Marui and other similar M4 / M16 Series Airsoft AEG Magazines and Classic Army Box Magazines. NOT compatible with G&P M249 Box Magazines
Custom Full Metal, Fully Upgradeable
Gun, Box Magazine, Bipod
9.6v Small Butterfly Type recommended (Battery not included)
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About Cybergun / Spartan Mil/LE
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(Write a review) "So after putting about almost 15,000 rounds through this, I think i'm qualified to make a review on how I like it so far before I put major upgrades on it. So lets start off. I'm making a review on the MK.1 to be specific so that way I don't cause confusion. This is the Middleweight which basically means other then the stock, internals, outer barrel and bipod. The rest of the Exterior is hardened polymer. Which after awhile of using it, I've gotten tired of and I will be making a Conversion to a Metal Exterior. The Range on this Gun is meh, I recommend that you either upgrade internals or if your pushing up in a game, make you M4/AK support with you because you won't be making those longer range shots. So far ive had great reliability using the box mag so no problems there. For the price this is a excellent starting LMG Platform and it has lots of space to make upgrades on. "As a long time airsofter and a brand new LMG user, I had my suspicions about trying to find an LMG that worked not only for my wallet but also me as a person. At first I was considering just getting a Shrike since they seemed to be compact and maneuverable enough for me to lug around for a full day's play while also having the option to utilize single fire to accommodate a number of fields' rules. Granted, the price tags on what are really just M4 platforms who have gained a little weight in some areas wasn't all that appealing. After having my eye on what would have probably been LMG's that were way too heavy I settled on getting this one, and I managed to order it right when Evike was having their week to give back to their customers that had just passed so I got this for even more of a better price! The parts of the LMG that have always been plastic still are, make no mistake, but the main body is what used to be metal and I cannot be more thankful that it isn't because I cannot imagine what it must be like for this thing to be even heavier than it already is.
Weighs less than the standard A&K MK46 (according to the description but I believe it)
Still awesome looking
The most important parts are still metal, especially the gearbox
Its an LMG
Quick Change Spring System. Need I say more?
The box mag it comes with, even when it is empty, adds a significant weight to it, could not recommend the smaller 1500 round mag more, color really doesn't matter unless you *have* to make it match.
A few plastic pieces of mine have pretty sharp edges, so those will need to be rounded out or at the very least sanded down so they don't poke so hard.
The rear Iron Sights are un-adjustable so I took them off bc less weight means fun on the field for longer.
The buttstock that comes stock with the gun, coming from an AEG rifleman, is not my cup of tea, there is a plastic sling hoop on the top of the stock that has a tendency to jab your cheek, I plan on replacing this with the para stock in the future to add more compactness
The lid, i guess you can call it, on the pistol grip has a tendency to open at random whenever I am gripping a little low on the pistol grip, not a huge problem considering there is no motor in the pistol grip but just annoying all the same.
Overall, I could not be happier with my purchase, there is a single screw that holds in the front bottom rails that doesn't seem to tighten no matter what I try but the rail already doesn't move at all so it is not much of a complaint. Additionally, I have only had trouble having metal Hi-Cap magazines to fit into my magwell, but that is not much of an issue since all of my mid-caps (KWA and ARES) fit just fine. Can't wait to field this thing. "Very sturdy and well put together LMG. Read More Reviews Write a Review
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