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Australian NGSW   General Military Discussion

Started 5-Nov by Gr1ff1th; 3418 views.
stancrist

From: stancrist

5-Nov

Anyone else wondering just how they expect to put a top-mounted drum magazine on a bullpup?  hushed

Gr1ff1th

From: Gr1ff1th

5-Nov

I'm just going to assume the author meant bottom-mounted, It seems like an error to me

EmericD

From: EmericD

5-Nov

I really don't want to be the poor guy that will have to use a bullpup rifle with such a long LoP.

Are they planning to enlist only guys taller than 180 cm?

RovingPedant

From: RovingPedant

5-Nov

EmericD said...

I really don't want to be the poor guy that will have to use a bullpup rifle with such a long LoP.

The LoP is adjustable, by the look of things. The pistol grip is on an accessory rail.

Gr1ff1th

From: Gr1ff1th

5-Nov

I missed that, good catch, I wonder how that would actually function in the real version though

RovingPedant

From: RovingPedant

5-Nov

Either the linkage is adjustable or it’s electric, though both raise further questions.

In either case, it would need to be a very neat system that can stand the pistol grip being removed but not be susceptible to other things being placed on the rail. Locking out the trigger with a downgrip or causing it to fire by turning the flashlight on would be embarrassing. 

stancrist

From: stancrist

6-Nov

I know that magazine writers can make some pretty dumb mistakes, but it's difficult to imagine one mistaking top for bottom...

gatnerd

From: gatnerd

6-Nov

While that would be an odd mistake, it seems less odd then anyone seriously considering a top mounted drum in this day and age, much less for a bullpup.

stancrist

From: stancrist

6-Nov

I guess we'll just have to wait and see if more information -- or perhaps a clarification -- is forthcoming.

tidusyuki

From: tidusyuki

11-Nov

First thing i noticed was also how the grip and trigger module is attached on a rail. Looks like electronic trigger. Unless they have some way to make the trigger bar linkage adjustable. But that would mean the rail has full length hole.

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