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Forum: The Bren LMG (Light Machine Gun)

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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. Post Sticky Thread Bren Pamphlet

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    Started by Vincent‎, 07-03-2015 06:32 PM
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  3. 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,...

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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. Correct steel cleaning rod for the Bren chest ?

    What was the steel cleaning rod that was issued for the Bren gun transit chest ? I believe there are leather keepers attached to the underside of the...

    Started by tr63‎, 07-20-2017 07:32 PM
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  2. Anyone need a new butt?

    I noticed this on eBay, sadly a little more than I would wish to pay: WW2 BOXED BREN GUN BUTT UNISSUED NEW OLD STOCK used by NAVY ARMY RAF...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 07-24-2017 01:58 PM
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  3. Bren gun carry handle sleeve question

    Hello all, how does one remove the carry handle sleeve off the Bren Mk 1 barrel please. Thank you

    Started by elvis3006‎, 07-24-2017 07:45 PM
    bren, carry, gun, handle, question, sleeve
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  4. MK 1 bren tipod

    I was fortunate on picking up a Mk1 Bren tripod Unfortunatly it didn't come with the extra 2 peice leg for antarcraft fire and the bayonet locking...

    Started by smlemk111‎, 11-22-2010 05:37 PM
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  5. Semi Bren Primer Flow

    Guys, Was shooting my L4 today and have some primers I am concerned about. Ammo used was factory Lake City 7.62x51 nato stuff. I am not getting...

    Started by alterego‎, 06-25-2017 11:18 PM
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  6. What is your experience in adapting other tripods or mounts to work with a Bren?

    I'd like to add a tripod to my Bren gun setup. Bren-specific tripods are pricey and uncommon. I already have a tripod for my Browning 1919 that...

    Started by MrNatural‎, 02-25-2015 10:54 PM
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  7. Anyone tried Wolf steel-case .303 in the Bren?

    It's coming in now at about $.50 a round locally. 174-grain, non-corrosive stuff. The guys on the Enfield rifle boards have had good results, but...

    Started by MrNatural‎, 06-02-2016 04:09 PM
    303, bren, steelcase, wolf
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  8. My Inglis mk1m Bren

    Recently posted number of my Deac Bren to Serial listing? Been having a close look over gun and much to my delight, I keep finding more 'JI'...

    Started by Ben Grun‎, 07-20-2017 11:16 AM
    bren, inglis, mk1m
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  9. Did my civic duty, saved a Bren from the scrap pile.

    Just got it back today. It had been torched up but now lives again as a semi-auto. The builder did a fantastic job!

    Started by bentwrench‎, 04-26-2014 12:43 AM
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  10. Truly "unissued" wartime mag chest!

    Wow! Not something you get to see much anymore. This was just opened yesterday, no date on the packaging per se, but I thought the war time...

    Started by TactAdv‎, 07-15-2017 06:59 PM
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    07-16-2017, 10:28 AM Go to last post
  11. What are the 3 slots for under the Canadian cover for the Bren mag. ?

    What are the 3 slots that are sewn in under the lid of the canvas Canadian mag. pouch used for ?

    Started by tr63‎, 07-09-2017 01:58 PM
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  12. Bren parachute drop canister's

    Gents, would anyone have photos of the type of canister or crate used for Bren gun air drops to French Resistance in 1944. A friend of mine was...

    Started by 30Three‎, 06-29-2017 03:21 PM
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  13. shooting prone

    I have had my bren for over 3 years and today I encountered a problem the first time I have ever shot it from the prone position the hump on the top...

    Started by Mr E‎, 09-26-2015 08:32 PM
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  14. Does anyone know what this is or how to use it, please?

    I noticed this thing on eBay which is thought, by the vendor, to be for use with the Bren. Has anyone who has used a Bren any knowledge of the item,...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 05-22-2017 03:51 PM
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    06-24-2017, 08:26 AM Go to last post
  15. How to headspace?

    I have a semi-auto conversion MkIm, and it closes (easily) on a Field gauge. No wonder it was ripping the heads off! So, the locking shoulder is...

    Started by gravityfan‎, 08-04-2012 12:59 AM
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    headspace
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  16. Loose MkII barrel

    I have 2 barrels for my Bren MkII semi/auto . One locks up correctly the other one can rotate ,but there is no forward or reward movement . Is there...

    Started by tr63‎, 05-10-2017 03:24 PM
    barrel, loose, mkii
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  17. Mk III gas tubes

    Gents, I'm trying to find a couple MkIII straight thread gas tubes (specifically BE9294). Anyone have any idea where some of these might be found?

    Started by alterego‎, 06-16-2017 08:57 AM
    gas, iii, tubes
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  18. L4 w/SA barrel question

    Gents, I've got my L4A3 running and am trying to get to the bottom of the bolt deal. Basic gun is a British L4A3, South African 7.62x51 barrel....

    Started by alterego‎, 06-06-2017 08:04 PM
    barrel, question, w or sa
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  19. Correct pin size for Bren/L4 gas block retaining pin?

    Does anyone have on hand the correct size or spec for Bren / L4 gas block pins? The pin hole in the barrel is still under sized and the pins we...

    Started by Richard-‎, 05-26-2017 05:34 AM
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  20. Question Bren Barrel nut question

    I would like have a spare barrel for my semi-auto Bren III and be able to change barrels as quickly as possible. I really don’t want to change the...

    Started by Vincent‎, 05-12-2016 09:00 AM
    barrel, bren, nut, question
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    05-20-2017, 05:15 PM Go to last post

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