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Maschinengewehr 42 (MG42) [Nitroair Blowback Airsoft]

Maschinengewehr 42 (MG42) [Nitroair Blowback Airsoft]

Technical Specifications
Length 1,230mm
Weight 6,000g
Ammunition 6mm BB
Ammunition capacity 250 BBs

Made in Japan
Operating principle: Nitroair Blowback Airsoft
Availability: In stock
Read the Special Article here


By late 1941, the German military was in great need for more general-purpose machine guns, as production of the MG34 was not sufficient to match the brutal needs of the Eastern Front. The MG42 design has been accredited to Mauser-Werke, who made extensive use of sheet-steel stamping production techniques to quicken the production time and lower the costs. Thanks to the innovative locking system, the MG42 was a reliable and efficient weapon that could fire an incredible 1,200 to 1,500 rounds per minute. The tearing and ripping sound that the MG42 produced with its high rate of fire contributed to its nickname among Allied soldiers: The Hitler’s Buzz Saw.

This airsoft replica is manufactured in a similar way to how the original MG42s were. Highly-skilled in sheet-steel stamping techniques, the Japanese manufacturer creates the Wehrmacht MG42 the way that no replica maker ever has done. The Shoei MG42 has been added with a strong gas-operated blowback mechanism that recreates the blowback of the weapon when it fires the lightweight 6mm ammo to distances of up to 50 meters. This is great for reenactment combat games. WWII Guns provides an English manual for this gun and a free package of extra dummy rounds for the ammunition belt.

Our MG42 represents unrivalled detail and quality for reproduction. Full metal and wood manufacture with authentic serial numbering and other markings. As close as you can get to MG42 without owning the actual real MG42 machine gun!

Comes standard with 25rnd ammunition belt and ten dummy cartridges. Optional air defence sight, nitroair tank, additional spare ammunition belts and dummy cartridges are all available.

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  • See also

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