What does MAG stand for in guns?

What does MAG stand for in guns?

Manufactured by Belgium’s Fabrique Nationale d’Armes de Guerre (FN), the MAG was adopted for use by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). It is air-cooled and gas-operated; its name is an acronym from the French phrase mitrailleuse à gaz (“gas-operated machine gun”). It fires a 7.62-millimetre (.

What is mag short for?


Acronym Definition
MAG Memorandum of Agreement (document)
MAG Magister
MAG Magister (degree)
MAG Maricopa Association of Governments

What does FN stand for?

The Meaning of FN. FN means “F***ing” So now you know – FN means “F***ing” – don’t thank us.

How to find the serial number of a Browning pistol?

The number is a 7 digit serial, no letters, It is a beautiful long barrel pistol with checked wooden grip, gold trigger. and adjustable rear sight. Any info would be much appreciated. Pictures with lots of detail of markings help most. {Put a piece of masking tape over the last two digits of the serial number if you wish.}

Where do you find the date code on a Browning?

and on Semi-Autos somewhere on the receiver… In the Serial number there are two letters together – This is your date code. If you don’t have this it is likely that your Gun is an earlier model. Enter your Browning/Miroku date code in the box below and click SEARCH!

What is the serial number on a Browning Challenger?

As posted it is a Browning Challenger 1962 to 1974. Appears to likely be a Challenger but the serial number as you describe it is puzzling. FN has owned the “Browning name for many years. I am not a serious collector of any one thing or manufacturer. I have enough sense to say “I don’t know” or in this case have no ideas, when I do not.

What was the first Browning pistol ever made?

The first pistol built by this amalgamation of Browning and FN was the Automatique Browning Model 1900 pistol, a fairly simple pistol with little frills and a chamber for 7.65 mm (0.301 inch) cartridges. This Model 1900 was never officially introduced as a standard service weapon in an army.