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#1 Robert Henley

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Posted 15 August 2015 - 07:20 AM

What's a good resource guide for the M60?  I saw this book on Amazon:

 

http://www.amazon.co...16&keywords=m60

 

Any recommendations by anyone?


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Posted 15 August 2015 - 06:09 PM

Robert,

This is the only M60 book that I am aware of. Of the Osprey books, it's probably the best of the series, but a lot more remains to be written on the M60 by someone in the future.

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Posted 15 August 2015 - 08:33 PM

I think if you know nothing about the M60, it is an ok start.  If you are looking for a ton of details, and how to use your gun, or any technical info you will be disapointed.  Really depends on what you are lookng for.  Take a look here - there is a series on the M60 and it is well done & free. 

 

http://machinegunpri.../m60_part_2.HTM

 

The FM and TMs are good on this gun and available free on line, Or I can email them to you. shoot me a PM......

 

 

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Posted 15 August 2015 - 08:38 PM

I also have a bunch of original M60 manuals available, if you're purely looking for technical or operational information.

 

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Posted 16 August 2015 - 06:23 AM

Thanks David and Brian.  I know very little about them, so just looking to learn more about them.  I'll study the link above.

 

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Posted 16 August 2015 - 05:56 PM

Just for reference purposes for others, it starts with Part I as follows:

 

http://machinegunpri.../m60_part_1.HTM

 

Good information.


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Posted 16 August 2015 - 06:14 PM

Speaking of info. what is the opinion on current market value for an original m60e1 Vietnam era m60 by maremont marked Saco. Wondering if about 50k is the current market price. Thanks
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Posted 18 August 2015 - 04:43 AM

Different manufacturer but here's a current example:

 

http://www.subguns.c...query=retrieval

 

Priced at $42,500.  I don't know the seller.


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Posted 18 August 2015 - 05:35 AM

Thanks Robert. That one is an RIA gun. I assume an original maremont m60e1 would be worth about 10k or so more?
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Posted 20 August 2015 - 05:06 PM

Anyone see what the asking price was on this one:

 

http://www.subguns.c...query=retrieval

 

It sold before I saw it posted.

 

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Posted 20 August 2015 - 08:06 PM

Yeah was wondering the same thing Robert, especially being a maremont like I was asking about. Hope someone saw.
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Posted 28 August 2015 - 06:12 AM

Not sure what this one is but priced at $55K:

 

http://www.sturmgewe...cgi?read=174260

 

I don't know the seller.


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Posted 08 September 2015 - 04:56 PM

Here's one currently listed:

 

http://www.sturmgewe...cgi?read=174463

 

I don't know the seller.

 

SACO-LOWELL Maremont M60 Gun Only $39,000


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Posted 08 September 2015 - 05:14 PM

Looks like it didn't last long, or it least the ad is not there anymore.


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Posted 08 September 2015 - 07:01 PM

Back up but with a price increase to $40,000 for gun only:

 

http://www.sturmgewe...cgi?read=174466


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Posted 13 September 2015 - 02:44 PM

Robert - if you have specific questions on the M60, drop me a note.  I am not a serial number range or "what is the original color of a Maremount blah blah blah gun" but I own 3 m60s, shot them in the Navy and carried one (well, more than one but not at the same time)  a lot for a job I had a while back, so I have a lot of practical experience with the system.  I prefer them to the 240 as a one man carried support weapon.  I have my own slings and ammo bags I take with me to use on Govt supplied equipment.  I also have manuals, etc if you need them.


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Posted 15 September 2015 - 05:57 PM

Robert - if you have specific questions on the M60, drop me a note.  I am not a serial number range or "what is the original color of a Maremount blah blah blah gun" but I own 3 m60s, shot them in the Navy and carried one (well, more than one but not at the same time)  a lot for a job I had a while back, so I have a lot of practical experience with the system.  I prefer them to the 240 as a one man carried support weapon.  I have my own slings and ammo bags I take with me to use on Govt supplied equipment.  I also have manuals, etc if you need them.

 

OK, will do.  Thanks very much.

 

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Posted 15 September 2015 - 05:57 PM

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Posted 15 September 2015 - 05:58 PM

Robert - if you have specific questions on the M60, drop me a note.  I am


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