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A new bullpup prototype ? Name, manufacturer and country please...


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Hmm... looks a little bit like a French GIAT FA MAS CO2 airgun (FA MAS a plomb), fed by CO2 12-g cartridge, firing 4,5 mm/.177 lead pellets, created in 1980s.
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Hmm... looks a little bit like a French GIAT FA MAS CO2 airgun (FA MAS a plomb), fed by CO2 12-g cartridge, firing 4,5 mm/.177 lead pellets, created in 1980s.
Why a CO2 BB Gun ?
And Mr PT ? not here ? no idea ?

Picture of the GIAT F1 FA MAS .223 & the GIAT FAMAS CO2 BB GUN
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Red face I sincerely have no idea.

I can't help, it really looks to me like something such an airsoft or a CO2 pellet gun. It might also be some single-shot thing, I really don't know.

I really exclude it might be the only thing similar to the FA-MAS that I have ever seen, the Croatian HS-Produkt VHS assault rifle (yes, there are two prototypes of the VHS: one is the one we have already seen on this website, the other one is a direct copy of the FA-MAS).
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(yes, there are two prototypes of the VHS: one is the one we have already seen on this website, the other one is a direct copy of the FA-MAS).
No, in my opinion it is not. The 2nd generation of the VHS has the same gas system the 1st generation had.
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OK... let's go the suspens:

It's the 1st prototype of the FAMAS make in 1969 (picture from Jean Huon).
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It's the 1st prototype of the FAMAS make in 1969 (picture from Jean Huon).
Hmm... it was my second assuption. What is the title of the book the picture is taken from? I have got only one book of Huon about semiautomatic French rifles and one of M16
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I don't know for the books of Huon, this picture come from the french magazine "Cibles", a newly article by him about the FAMAS.
And I know that Monsieur Huon don't like see her pictures on the Web...
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Default VHS rifle.

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No, in my opinion it is not. The 2nd generation of the VHS has the same gas system the 1st generation had.

Are you sure? Take a look at THIS video, it looks like an almost perfect copy of the FA-MAS. Too bad if they decide to adopt this instead of the other one, this looks much less versatile.

I have also found a pic of that.
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Are you sure? Take a look at THIS video, it looks like an almost perfect copy of the FA-MAS
The 2nd generation of the 5,56-mm VHS assault rifle ouside maybe looks like a FA MAS, but inside there is a different mechanism, with normal gas port etc., and without second ejection window, unfortunately...
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