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Description

Designed to be used in tanks and armored vehicles, the DT-29 uses a compact high capacity drum magazine. The gun is fitted with a bipod for dismounted use and is popular amongst infantry who need more firepower than the DP-28.
― Heroes & Generals

Gameplay

A small direct upgrade from the Degtyarev DP-28 , the Degtyarev DT-29 has an extra 50 Rate of Fire, with 16 more bullets, but still having the same reload time to the Tier 1 LMG. As such it should be think of as a slightly better Degtyarev DP-28 but with somewhat terrible sights on certain situations.

Similar to other Drum Magazine Weapons, like the Degtyarev DP-28 and Maschinengewehr 34. The weapon could be used as a Spray and Pray (Or Hope) that you hit something if you can't see the enemy but the enemy can see you. And with it able to clear rooms similar to the Maxim-Tokarev MT, M1919A6 MG, and Maschinengewehr 42. It's an good weapon to clear rooms, similar to the Assault Rifles or Sub-Machine Guns but with a bonus of costing less Maintenance per Battle.

Ammunition

Type L Light Ball AMMUNITION
WA 93.png
COST 340HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 4HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png
COST PER SHOT 0.17HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png
FIELD MAINTENANCE LOAD 0:00s
DAMAGE
RANGE
PRECISION
STABILITY
RATE OF FIRE
Type L-41 JPH AMMUNITION
WA 38.png
COST 1,500HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 17HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png
COST PER SHOT 1.5HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png
FIELD MAINTENANCE LOAD 0:01s
DAMAGE
MWA.png
RANGE
MWS.png
PRECISION
MWS.png
STABILITY
MWS.png
RATE OF FIRE
7N1 Sniper AMMUNITION
WA 39.png
COST 3,200HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 38HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png
COST PER SHOT 6.4HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png
FIELD MAINTENANCE LOAD 0:15s
DAMAGE
MWA.png
RANGE
MWA.png
PRECISION
MWA.png
STABILITY
MWS.png
RATE OF FIRE
Type D Heavy Ball AMMUNITION
WA 30.png
COST 2,300HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 27HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png
COST PER SHOT 2.3HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png
FIELD MAINTENANCE LOAD 0:10s
DAMAGE
MWA.png
RANGE
MWA.png
PRECISION
MWS.png
STABILITY
MWS.png
RATE OF FIRE

Specialist Ribbon

Vehicle Required: Degtyarev DT-29
SP DT-DTM.png Degtyarev DT-DTM Specialist
Using the Degtyarev DP-DTM light machinegun 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-SU-Symbol.png Soviet Unlocks
Type L-41 JPH
Field Trigger Job
Stainless Steel Barrel
Heavy Bolt
7N1 Sniper
Heavy Spring
Chrome Lined Barrel
Field Adjusted Sight
Lightened Spring
Type D Heavy Ball

Vehicle Required: Degtyarev DT-29
SP DT-DTM.png Degtyarev DT-DTM Specialist
Using the Degtyarev DP-DTM light machinegun 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
Captured Unlocks
Type L-41 JPH
Field Trigger Job
Stainless Steel Barrel
Heavy Bolt
7N1 Sniper
Heavy Spring
Chrome Lined Barrel
Degtyarev DT-29
Field Adjusted Sight
Lightened Spring
Type D Heavy Ball


Pros[]

  • Rate Of Fire: Decent 600 RPM (RoF) without any modifications
  • Magazine Size: With 63 Rounds within the Drum Magazine, slightly more than the Degtyarev DP-28 or the Maschinengewehr 34.

Between[]

  • Reload Speed: While not the best Reload Time of 5.70 Seconds, it isn't the worst compared to the Tier 3 Light Machine Guns.
  • Single Fire: Like most of the other Light Machine Guns, the Degtyarev DP-DTM (DT-29) is unable to switch to Single Fire Mode, but you can still tap fire the gun.

Cons[]

  • Equipment Points: With it only having 7 Equipment Points (8 Equipment Points if taking a Extra Pouch), there's limited space in which you either can go for just the Degtyarev DP-DTM (DT-29) and a Medic Pouch, or a Pistol with a First Aid Kit.



Modifications[]

Default Type L-41 JPH 7N1 Sniper Type D Heavy Ball Field Adjusted Sights Field Trigger Job Heavy Bolt Heavy Spring Lightened Spring Stainless Steel Barrel Chrome Lined Barrel
Image WA 38.png WA 39.png WA 30.png WM PS 5.png WM T 5.png WM I 1.png WM I 4.png WM I 5.png WM B 2.png WM B 2.png
Cost per shot 0.17Credits (Ammo) 1.5Credits 6.4Credits 2.3Credits 0.72182Credits 0.9843Credits 0.72182Credits 0.63597Credits 1.18116Credits 0.30108Credits 0.45276Credits
Field Maintenance Load 0:35s (Weapon) 0:01s 0:15s 0:10s 0:03s 0:03s 0:02s 0:02s 0:02s 0:02s 0:03s
Damage Near 35 38 41 44 36 37
Damage Far 28 28 30 21
Near Range 61.6 55.44 94.16 49.28 67.76 56.67 67.76
Far Range 329 298.45 451.2 373.65 361.9 279.65 361.9
Velocity 835.12 835.12 835.12 835.12
Conefire 0.35 0.4165 0.28 0.42
Sway Stand Mode 2.5 2.25 2.25
Sway Crouch Mode 1.21 1.089 1.089
Sway Prone Mode 0.6 0.54 0.54
Sway Aim Modifier 0.38 0.342 0.342
Cone Contraction Per Sec 0.9 0.99 0.99
Camera Recoil Up 1.1 1.661 1.694 2.2 1.177 1.21 0.99
Camera Recoil Right 0.3 0.453 0.462 0.6 0.321 0.33 0.27
Camera Recoil Variance 0.11 0.1661 0.1694 0.22 0.1177 0.121 0.099
Rate of Fire 600 645.16 545.45 545.45 645.16




Cost Per Shot 3.57836 Credits
Field Maintenance Load 0:45s
Damage Near 35
Damage Far 28
Near Range 56.67m
Far Range 279.65m
Velocity 835.12m/s
Conefire 0.35°
Camera Recoil Up 1.177
Camera Recoil Right 0.321
Camera Recoil Variance 0.1177
Rate of Fire 693.72RPM
Modification Build 1
Part Modification
Ammunition None
Trigger Field Trigger Job
Barrel Stainless Steel Barrel
Internal Lightened Spring
Sight Field Adjusted Sights
Other Equipment None
Recommended Badge Fast Reload Badge and/or Dead Eye or Tight Grip
Description
This makes the Degtyarev DP-DTM (DT-29) have a Rate of Fire of 694, which is enough to compete against most Sub-Machine Guns, Light Machine Guns, and Assault Rifles, yet it is less expensive to maintain per battle.

Pros:

  • RoF of 694
  • Easy to maintain per battle

Cons:

  • Expensive to buy the Modifcations




Cost Per Shot 9.80836 Credits
Field Maintenance Load 1:00s
Damage Near 41
Damage Far 30
Near Range 86.63m
Far Range 383.52m
Velocity 835.12m/s
Conefire 0.28°
Camera Recoil Up 1.81258
Camera Recoil Right 0.49434
Camera Recoil Variance 0.181258
Rate of Fire 693.72RPM
Modification Build 2
Part Modification
Ammunition 7N1 Sniper
Trigger Field Trigger Job
Barrel Stainless Steel Barrel
Internal Lightened Spring
Sight Field Adjusted Sights
Other Equipment None
Recommended Badge Dead Eye or Tight Grip and/or Fast Reload
Description
This makes the Degtyarev DP-DTM (DT-29) have a Rate of Fire of 694, but with able to to 3 HK Heavy Set Gold in CQC. But with worse Aim Down sights for Medium Range Combat.

Pros:

  • RoF of 694
  • 3 HK Heavy Set Gold in CQC

Cons:

  • Expensive to maintain
  • Worse Aim Down Sights while firing
  • Expensive to buy the modifications



Side Note: This Degtyarev DP-DTM (DT-29) Wiki Page is updated as of Update 1.21.2 Immersion Update. Also beware that this is only a guide, just because a Modification Build isn't shown here doesn't mean that it's bad. The Modification Guides are usually suppose to be a stepping stone and helping you learn which Modifications goes for which weapon.



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