M3 Grease Gun

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M3 Grease Gun
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Type Sub-Machine Gun
Faction Us.png United States
Statistics
Damage 29
Damage Far 15.3
Rate of Fire 462 rpm
Near Range 16.8 m
Far Range 57.2 m
Upward Recoil 0.25°
Rightward Recoil -0.05°
Recoil Variance 0.18°
Ammunition
Magazine Size 30
Reload Time 3.1 s
Specifications
Equipment Points Points 6.png
Credits Cost 50,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png
Gold Cost 600 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png
Ribbon Required Infantry Assault Infantry Assault
Requirement United States- 5th Grade
Ribbon Required: Armor Damage Armor Damage
Requirement: United States- 5th Grade

Description[edit source]

The “United States Submachine Gun, Cal. .45, M3”, better known as the “Grease Gun” is a simple design with a rather low rate of fire, but it is still a good thing to have around in your tank or when clearing buildings.

Gameplay

With its large magazine and automatic fire, the M3 can quickly lay waste to large groups of enemies in close quarters. Weapon modifications can be used to increase rate of fire for additional killing power. Due to low accuracy and a high falloff on ranged damage, it is inadvisable to use this weapon on targets at longer ranges. The M3 is also an excellent choice for tank crewmen as a personal defense weapon, but tankers are limited to six equipment points, which means you will not be able to equip an Adjustable Wrench. Paratroopers may also find this weapon especially useful, as a submachine gun is ideal for attacking and locking down control points. And for defense, this submachine gun can provide the firepower necessary to hold off several soldiers at once.

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Pros

  • Magazine Size: 30 rounds, if used right, are great in those tight situations.
  • Close Combat: Although it is not as effective as the Thompson at close range, it can hold its own against the PPD and MP34.
  • Accuracy: This weapon has the second best accuracy of the entry level SMG's to balance its lower rate of fire, making headshots easier.

Cons

  • Iron Sight: The M3's muzzle kicks up when firing in such a way that the front pin obstructs your view through the hole of the rear sight for a moment when each bullet is fired.
  • Slow: The rate of fire is slow. This can be a blessing in disguise though; you tend to use less ammo, and you can easily adjust your aim for the next shot.
  • Ranged Combat: Although it is possible to get kills at very long ranges (it helps to be able to see each round fired), it is a waste of ammo and usually takes more than 5-6 hits.

Camouflage

Factory Army Green Anodized Black Frogskin IGN
Price (Credits) 32,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 82,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 114,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png Unobtainable HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png
Price (Gold) 190 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 490 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 680 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png Unobtainable HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png
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Specialist Ribbon[edit source]

Weapon Required: M3 Greasegun
SP M3Greasegun.png M3 Greasegun Specialist
Using the M3 Greasegun submachinegun in battle will earn you points on this ribbon. More points are awarded for hitting or killing enemy soldiers. The highest award is given for headshots.
Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Icon-US-Symbol.png American Unlocks
Akicita Kinetic
Lightened Bolt
Stainless Steel Barrel
Field Trigger Job
United Defence Ranger
Heavy Spring
Field Adjusted Sights
Marksman Trigger Job
Lightened Spring
Akicita AMF


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