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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 06:02 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 08:30 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 07:32 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 10:44 AM
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  1. 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, Yesterday 07:36 PM
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  2. 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 05:00 PM
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  3. 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 03:19 PM
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  4. 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 09:23 PM
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  5. 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 12:20 PM
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  6. 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 06:49 AM
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  7. 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 06:42 AM
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  8. 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 10:26 PM
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  9. 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 05:21 PM
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  10. 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 10:42 PM
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  11. 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 05:45 PM
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  12. 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 09:29 AM
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  13. 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 10:06 PM
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    05-30-2022, 10:23 PM Go to last post
  14. 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 07:06 PM
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    05-23-2022, 10:40 AM Go to last post
  15. 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 10:22 AM
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    03-22-2022, 06:59 AM Go to last post
  16. Another BREN-fan (introduction)

    Hi all, I'm new here (well, officially), and I'd like to introduce myself. I'm a mechanical engineer by profession (for more than thirty-five years,...

    Started by erik3D‎, 02-04-2022 01:15 PM
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  17. Bren two piece AA tripod leg~ Overall length

    If someone has an original or knows the specs what's the total length of the two piece attached to each other? My tripod is missing both legs and...

    Started by cal50‎, 03-05-2022 11:16 PM
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  18. Different butt-slide and butt interfaces

    While gathering information for my BREN drawings I've come across two different patterns for the connection between the butt-slide and the butt. ...

    Started by erik3D‎, 02-21-2022 06:21 PM
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    02-25-2022, 05:44 AM Go to last post
  19. Need help with semi auto L4A4

    Greetings to you all. I have contacted some of you privately trying to gather some of your expert opinion and unfortunately I am still looking for...

    Started by SleepyDoc‎, 01-23-2021 10:44 PM
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  20. L4 question

    Simple question really as I'm thinking down the road a bit of a build. What would be the proper finish for an L4 bren gun? Circa 1965. Thank...

    Started by mattgunguy‎, 01-12-2022 06:18 PM
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    01-15-2022, 09:46 AM Go to last post

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