FN recalls semi-auto M249s - unsafe trigger group

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FN recalls semi-auto M249s - unsafe trigger group

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Here is an excerpt from the report:


FN America just issued a mandatory recall of FN M249S semi-automatic, belt-fed rifles made and sold before January 1 of this year. These highly collectible military rifles have a flaw in their fire control group and should not be considered safe to load or shoot.

“An identified issue from a component in the FN M249S fire control group may adversely affect the rifle’s standard operation, and under certain circumstances, a reset failure within the hammer group may cause an unsafe firing event,” FN said. “To correct this condition and restore consistent and safe operation of the firearm’s fire control group, it is necessary for FN to replace specific components in all FN M249S rifles.”

https://www.gunsamerica.com/digest/fn-a ... 9s-rifles/



So,...is it just me,...or does that sound like there might have been a few runaway belt-feds?


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I fell for that trick on my FS 2000 should have kept the "good" trigger pack.
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h8pvmnt wrote: January 21st, 2022, 12:57 pm I fell for that trick on my FS 2000 should have kept the "good" trigger pack.
First Gen :-)

So I’ve been told.
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Same thing happened with my PS90..."unsafe" trigger pack. Lol....FN seems to have a pattern.
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