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Old 12-15-2008, 09:33 PM
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When I was a kid, I was in love with the Galil.

I've always kinda liked the Stoner 63 system- very versatile. I'd take the SAW version with a 200 round box mag (it can also take drum mags). A lot of Vietnam SEALs loved 'em, although I read somewhere that there were some safety issues.

BIA, as an RPD fan, you'll appreciate this quote from SOG: A Photo History of the Secret Wars by John L. Plaster.

"Examining a captured Soviet RPD light machine gun- at 15.4 pounds the lightest belt-fed machine gun in the world- some recon men found that its barrel could be swawed off and the gun would still function flawlessy. This SOG-customized RPD was chopped down to about 31 inches, cutting its weight to 12 pounds- shorter and a bit heavier than the Thompson submachine gun but firing the full-powered AK round. The sawed-off RPD was well balanced and handled so perfecly you could write your name with it. The SOG men added a jury-rigged 25-round metal belt segment to boost its capacity to 125 rounds and inserted a slice of linoleum in the drum to eliminate any rattle. At close range it was the most awesome weapon in SOG recon."

Author of Twilight 2000 adventure modules, Rook's Gambit and The Poisoned Chalice, the campaign sourcebook, Korean Peninsula, the gear-book, Baltic Boats, and the co-author of Tara Romaneasca, a campaign sourcebook for Romania, all available for purchase on DriveThruRPG:


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