Richie Ramos (gaijin@i-manila.com.ph)
Fri, 1 Dec 2000 01:13:29 +0800


> Remember, the Zaku FZ machinegun is 120mm (according to model's
> instruction pamphlet and other sources that were out when 0080 first
> came out). The MMP-80 is only 90mm, and was basically a re-tool of the
> FZ's gun done for 0083. They probably wanted to use familiar existing
> designs for 0083, and I could see how they would want to change the
> caliber (since everyone knows the standard Zaku rifle is 120mm, and it
> would be a bit odd having two rifles with the same caliber in use - so
> they just changed the caliber of one to explain away its use).
>
> Trevor in California

That's right, the Zaku does have a larger caliber gun...but it's kinda
confusing that way, isn't it? All I can say is that I like the Zaku version
better.

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