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BFBC2: MG3 --> Heavy Barrel or Magnum Ammo?

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^Topic.

Now I know after countless threads most of the world takes magnum ammo over the heavy barrel BUT, I'm having a hard time deciding with the MG3. I love it and use it with a red dot but just can't tell what works out better for me; The heavy barrel or magnum ammo. What would you recommend? (strictly speaking the MG3)
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Magnum Ammo no doubt
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Magnum Ammo smile.gif
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I'm a Magnum ammo whore.
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magnum ammo. The G3 is an odd weapon, it's mediocre at best while standing, a little better at crouching. It's distance is decent but really excels at medium range (between 10-60 feet or so). It sure as hell clears a crowd out of a building, just makes sure you aim toward the upper part of the chest to get more impact and head shots from recoil when holding down the trigger...
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Originally Posted by XNine;13356345 
magnum ammo. The G3 is an odd weapon, it's mediocre at best while standing, a little better at crouching. It's distance is decent but really excels at medium range (between 10-60 feet or so). It sure as hell clears a crowd out of a building, just makes sure you aim toward the upper part of the chest to get more impact and head shots from recoil when holding down the trigger...

MG3!!!!!!!! sozo.gif
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post #7 of 27
either one is fine.

2 bullets more to kill when you are firing them so fast is really not to noticeable.

the mg3 isnt the best long distance mg, you are much better off with another lmg like the pkm. but its a monster at medium range.


Everyone says magnum ammo is a necessity but, i dont even run with it anymore, ive found that i do just as good taking other things.
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post #8 of 27
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Originally Posted by Vhati;13356466 
either one is fine.

2 bullets more to kill when you are firing them so fast is really not to noticeable.

That's what I've been wondering. Since the fire rate of the MG3 is so high (fastest of all of them), I've been trying to figure out if a steadier aim would me allow to land everything from that high ROF into the target resulting in a faster kill rather than taking shorter busts with magnum ammo which results in a longer period of time to kill the target....
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Originally Posted by rogueblade;13356393 
MG3!!!!!!!! sozo.gif
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Yeah, that's what I meant. frown.gif
post #10 of 27
neither

mag ammo doesn't help really that much
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