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Old August 31st, 2009, 01:27   #1
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Wink Foreign Legion's FAMAS F1

Background: The Famas was first designed just after WWII and was put into service in 1978 and is still serving with the french army today.
COMPARABLE REAL RIFLE SPECIFICATION:
Length: 757 mm (29.8 inch)*
Weight: 3.61 kg (7.96 lb)
Barrel Length: 488 mm (19.2 in)
Rate of Fire: 900~1000 rounds/min*
Mag Cap: 25Lo Cap~30Hi Cap 5.56mm X 45mm NATO
AIRSOFT SPECIFICATIONS:
Length: 755 mm (29.72 inch)
Weight: 2.85 kg (6.27 lb)
Barrel Length: 484 mm (19.0551 inch)
Rate of Fire: 650~750 rounds/min
Mag Cap: 90Lo Cap~600Hi Cap 6mm .12 OR .20
THIS MODEL FAMAS SPECIFICATIONS:
Length: 755 mm (29.72 inch)
Weight: 2.85 kg (6.27 lb)
Barrel Length: 484 mm (19.0551 inch)
Rate of Fire: 650~750 rounds/min
Mag Cap: 300Hi Cap 6mm Winding
Price: $250+Taxes (CND & 13% Tax)*
Feet Per Second (FPS): 466FPS (w/.12) 385FPS (w/.20)*
Batteries?/Charger?: Batteries Yes 8.4v , Charger Yes 8.4v*
Gear Box: Full Metal/Battery Operated
Gears: Full Metal
Hop Up?: No, Similar BAXS Accuracy System
Energy: 2~3 Joule*
Effective Range 66 Yards/ 60 Meters/ 196.85 FT
-Metal Gears
-Metal Outer Barrel
-Metal Folding Bi-pod
-Special Piston
-Adjustable Front & Rear Sights
-Adjustable Accuracy System
-NIMH Battery & Charger
-Safe/Semi-Auto/Full-Auto
-Double Saftey (Tirgger Guard Switch & Battery Cut off)
-Ambidextrous
-Bullpup
-Very Lengthy Barrel
-Bottom Mounting Rails for grenade launcher/Flashlights/Lasers..etc
My first thoughts about the famas was that it looked almost like an LMG and one of the only things separating it from a LMG is it's mag cap, so now I'm a support gunner and the Bi-pod was really a selling point as well as being a bullpup and shooting 466FPS(w/.12) 385FPS (w/.20) as well as it's price ($250 CDN) the bi-pod is very strong and sturdy and the sight has about 4 different modes, A Flip-up sight for when prone supported,60m Sight 30m Sight, 10m Sight, the only three issues with this gun is the battery housing compartment can be difficult to open if you don't know how (yes i read the instructions about 30 times) and the magazine reservoir is hard to open i have to use a screw driver to open it but that's aright because the pistol grip is hollow (but still strong) and can hold a small tool kit and also the fire selector is located under the stock behind the magazine and i think that it is an odd spot to place it except when in prone position it's easily accessed.but all and all this is a good gun and i would recommend it to players that are looking for great bang for there buck. * Means that those specifications may differ because of the following: model/version/modification/battery power/weather conditions/Year/Age/Condition/Province/Country, as well as retailer.
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Old August 31st, 2009, 18:23   #2
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one time i had the oportunity to hold one of these guns, it felt much better than the TM version.
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Old August 31st, 2009, 19:23   #3
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It's probably worth clarifying (since there's no mention of it in the original post) that this is the Cybergun FAMAS F1 (probably a licensed rebrand of the CYMA FAMAS).

Perhaps most disappointing, since this is a recently developed gun, is they didn't include the STANAG mag well; being able to use the commonly available M16 mags would be a huge plus.
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Old August 31st, 2009, 19:39   #4
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Perhaps most disappointing, since this is a recently developed gun, is they didn't include the STANAG mag well; being able to use the commonly available M16 mags would be a huge plus.
Can a RS FAMAS use STANAG mags?
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Old August 31st, 2009, 19:46   #5
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Let me look that up for you...yes, it can
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Old August 31st, 2009, 20:14   #6
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thanks for the spoon feed >.> i feel like an idiot.

According to the great Wikipedia, only the FAMAS g2 is.
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Old August 31st, 2009, 22:39   #7
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only thing i know is the alleged "FPS "on the box cover is bullshit!!!!!!!!
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Old August 31st, 2009, 23:32   #8
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nope i took it to my local paint ball field and used the FPS counter thingy and it said 458FPS on the highest recorded for .12 and the highest recorded for .20's is 387FPS
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Old September 1st, 2009, 01:07   #9
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On my BMOQ we had a guy who had served in the French Mountain Division he said that the magazines were compatible but they were advised to stay away from other nations magazines because for some reason France's 5.56mm are actually slightly smaller then other NATO countries, still usable but will eventually cause interior damage.
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Old September 1st, 2009, 15:51   #10
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Wow that's a pretty nice gun. How much was it?
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Old September 1st, 2009, 20:58   #11
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I miss my FA-MAS. Only piece of airsoft kit I sold that I actually regret selling.
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Old September 2nd, 2009, 19:22   #12
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Wow that's a pretty nice gun. How much was it?
Like in the review it's $250 + Taxes (CND) available at the Ron's army navy store Halifax but if you can't get there they have the same one on this site here for $199 (USD)+Taxes, http://www.snappybanditos.com/product/400902 it's a trusted site
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Old September 2nd, 2009, 19:57   #14
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That site looks....sketch

I also call complete bullshit on the classic army AR10 shooting 450 FPS.
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Old September 2nd, 2009, 19:59   #15
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yeah, no brand names. and even cyber guns arent that cheap. anyone who had the balls to order from them can vouch for them? it looks chaulk full of scam to me.

yeah, a classic army sr25 for $425?! even in USD that cant be right.
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