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  1. Sticky Thread Bren serial numbers.

    Good day one and all, I've been puting together a register of Bren guns and tripods for the purposes of reaserch and general intrest. Theres...

    Started by Brit plumber‎, 01-31-2010 05:02 PM
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  2. Talking Sticky Thread The Bren Gun Girl ....

    Veronica Foster (popularly known as “Ronnie, the Bren Gun Girl“) was the Canadian equivalent of the American cultural icon Rosie the Riveter,...

    Started by Badger‎, 12-22-2009 07:30 AM
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  3. Post Sticky Thread Bren Pamphlet

    Note: After you click on images to ENLARGE them, you may find they automatically size smaller in your browser's window making them harder to view. ...

    Started by Vincent‎, 07-03-2015 06:32 PM
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  4. Post Sticky Thread 1939/1942 Bren LMG Small Arms Training (Vol. 1 Pamphlet 4)

    1939/1942 Bren LMG Small Arms Training (Vol. 1 Pamphlet 4) (Light Machine Gun - 1939 & 1942 Manuals (Click PIC to Enlarge)

    Started by Badger‎, 12-07-2009 09:44 AM
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  1. Bren MK1m

    Plenty of people appear to quote "Bren MK1m" online but I haven't seen anyone actually confirm what the "m" actually stands for. Therefore, I'm...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 05-16-2023 10:09 PM
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  2. MkI Bipod - plum colored mounting ring

    I’ve never seen a Bren bipod with a plum colored mounting ring. Is this original or has it been refinished?

    Started by hatrick‎, 02-18-2023 05:53 PM
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  3. Mk1 vs. Mk2 Buttstock Return Springs

    Is the Mk1 return spring the same as the outer Mk2 return spring and the only difference is they added a smaller second inner spring on the Mk2? I...

    Started by hatrick‎, 02-07-2023 06:36 PM
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  4. Bren 30-06 barrel with fluted chamber

    Does anyone have any info on how Breda produced the fluted chambers on the 30-06 Bren conversion ? Someone that has one of the recent imported parts...

    Started by cal50‎, 03-06-2023 08:06 PM
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  5. Italian Breda Bren Spare Barrel Holdall

    This recently came from a UK Militaria dealer, an Italian Breda Bren spare barrel holdall. It is only really just a copy of the UK/Canadian version....

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 03-09-2023 08:39 AM
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  6. Mk I/Mk II wooden handle/grip DRAWING??

    Okay, I'm finally sick of trying to "restore" all the cracked/busted/dinged original wooden handles on all these barrels. Which one of you fine...

    Started by TactAdv‎, 03-01-2023 12:31 PM
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  7. Info on these serial numbers

    I have two Bren's I purchased from Bowman in my "to do" pile. Nice shape and they have their original barrels, nuts and parts. The torch cuts will be...

    Started by cal50‎, 01-09-2023 04:00 PM
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  8. Transit Chest Australian?

    This empty transit chest recently came from a UK militaria dealer and is in reasonably good condition, for it's age. I am thinking that it is of...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 12-28-2022 02:19 PM
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  9. L4a5 Bren markings

    How were the Royal Navy L4a5 Bren guns marked? I'm just about finished rebuilding a L4a3 that ended up with a Mk2 charging handle instead of the...

    Started by mattgunguy‎, 11-03-2022 08:23 PM
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  10. Bren 100 round drum follower

    Anyone got a spare one/set of these around ?? This is the follower for a 100 round Bren drum and sure would be appreciated for even a lead where...

    Started by Warren‎, 04-14-2013 11:20 AM
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  11. Any idea to this part?

    The dealer calls it "Bren Mk. I Tripod Grip" but I never saw it:

    Started by Melanie_Daniels‎, 11-03-2022 05:49 AM
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  12. Best supplier of parts for L4's in UK?

    Ey'up! Any suggestions for locating small parts for the L4 while in the UK? Leeds area. Specificaly looking for 7.62 extractors plus spring and...

    Started by AmEngRifles‎, 05-13-2022 05:42 AM
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  13. BREN L4A3 trigger will not move it full auto but work fine in Semi Auto

    I have built an BREN L4A3. When the lower receiver is removed from the upper receiver, the trigger works smoothly in both semi auto and full auto. ...

    Started by SFF-001‎, 08-27-2022 09:26 PM
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  14. New Bren owner, Pls Refer-weld service

    i am late to the game! have a nice 1944 MKII, 3 cut, would like to re-weld, suggestions on people still doing this.... Thx

    Started by ssgmac‎, 08-27-2022 04:21 PM
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  15. Bolt Lock Up may be causing drag

    I seem to have extra drag in the bolt lock up on my gun. I had to drill out my barrel gas port to .178". I then opened my largest port on the gas...

    Started by SFF-001‎, 08-27-2022 09:42 PM
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  16. ZGB33 303 light machine gun

    Hello bren gun buffs. Does anyone know how many ZBG33 light machine guns where made to take the british 303 round.

    Started by jdm1964.58‎, 01-17-2022 04:45 PM
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  17. Bren L4 Build Oddity? (New to Bren builds)

    Hello all, I'm new here and I'm starting on a Bren L4 build and have some questions that I couldn't find answers to while reading and searching...

    Started by Heaxyxmetal‎, 10-18-2021 08:29 AM
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  18. New Production Bren L4 Barrels

    Hi all, I'm (slowly, but surely) putting together a semi-auto Bren L4 and while getting everything together, never put too much thought on where I'd...

    Started by Heaxyxmetal‎, 05-30-2022 09:06 PM
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  19. Bren drum dummy/follower rounds

    Gents I've just come into a complete chest of Bren Mk I 100 round drums complete with everything including bracket, loading/tensioning bar &...

    Started by csmarcher‎, 05-21-2022 06:06 PM
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    05-23-2022, 09:40 AM Go to last post
  20. Bren Slings original or repro???

    These Bren slings were sold to me as new old stock Australian "long Le Enfield/Bren slings" that had been in storage for many years. While the...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 03-15-2022 09:22 AM
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