Dr.Orange wrote:True, though it is a British weapon, not Russian :P
Limey wrote:French I thought (could be wrong)
ben170240 wrote:no offense but this is one of the worst weapons ever created, the cheauchat is an utter piece of crap!!!!! :pppp
Annhilationnation wrote:The Americans bought it at some point, but went back to the B.A.R. if I remember correctly. The design is rather clunky, and doesn't look very attractive at all. This is more of a weapon that needs to be forgotten instead of being created.
TH3 PR3D4T0R wrote:The chauchat was a terrible weapon because it jammed a lot. I dont see the point in making one of these because of the stock's awkward postion.
The Illustrated History of weaponry wrote:One of ww1's worst weapons, France's Chauchat automatic rifle was poorly made from sub-standard components. It fed the cartridges from a crescent-shaped magazine, an inaccurate and unreliable system for an automatic....
ben170240 wrote:25 THOUSAND to be exact the doughboys found out what an utter piece of crap it was and went back to usng "borrowed" german mgs like the maxim and lewis's borrowed from the british
ZombieLemur wrote:I honestly don't think this gun is worthy of being a BrickArm. It was an unreliable machine gun, unique, but unreliable. It jammed a lot and got dirt and grime into it's chamber way too much, so yeah. It was a piece of junk. This should be forgotten rather than looked back on, unless you like looking at piles of scrap.
n00bie 14 wrote:Another reason why this should not be made is because it was one of the world's very first light machine guns.
n00bie 14 wrote:What do you mean?
ben170240 wrote:oh and we never used the BAR in WWI didnt accept it till war ended later on
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