From the Forgotten Weapons channel, an overview and range demo of the Vickers Heavy Machine Gun.
The Vickers Heavy Machine Gun shown is being sold at the James D Julia auction house at the end of this month.
Vickers Machine Gun Specs:
- Weight: 15 kg (33 lb) to 23 kg (51 lb) all-up
- Length: 1,100 mm (43 in)
- Barrel Length: 720 mm (28 in)
- Cartridge: .303 British
- Action: recoil with gas boost
- Rate of Fire: 450 to 500 round/min
- Muzzle Velocity: 744 m/s
- Effective Range: 2,187 yd (2,000 m)
- Maximum Range: 4,500 yd (4,100 m) indirect fire
- Feed system: 250-round canvas belt
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