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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. Butt plate

    Hi all. New to this website, and new to the Bren. I have a buttstock that is missing the metal butt plate. It is definitely not a Mk I. It looks...

    Started by Fleabaggins‎, 03-28-2020 07:15 PM
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  2. Newb question

    Hi all. Hopefully this is a simple question. Does the gas cylinder locking bar (GCLB) serve any purpose other than to index the gas system and/or...

    Started by Fleabaggins‎, 04-02-2020 01:14 AM
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  3. Bren Vest

    I recently purchased this Bren magazine vest which I believe to be an original example. I first became aware of these vests in the late 1970's when a...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 11-09-2019 02:35 PM
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  4. 7.91

    I bought a bunch of bren gun parts and they are not 303 :move eek: the barrel is marked 7.91 so from my research I guess its 8mm but its also marked...

    Started by Mr E‎, 03-29-2012 10:38 PM
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  5. 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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  6. Gas regualator hole sizes ?

    Anyone know if the holes sizes in the gas regular for MkI Bren gun are the same dia. as the holes for the Mk III Bren Gun ?

    Started by tr63‎, 03-04-2020 02:09 PM
    gas, hole, regualator, sizes
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  7. Carry harness for the Bren Gun tripod ?

    Was there a specially made carry/harness other than using the two rifle slings for the Bren gun tripod ? Any pictures of it would be nice to see .

    Started by tr63‎, 02-09-2020 03:14 PM
    bren, carry, gun, harness, tripod
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  8. Looking for Irish Bren and ZB Serial Numbers

    Hello chaps, I'm just adding to the serial database details of the Irish DD Bren Mk1 and ZB guns. Would anyone be willing to pass on what the...

    Started by Brit plumber‎, 11-12-2019 02:00 PM
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    bren, irish, numbers, serial
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  9. Looking for a good copy of B.I.F. 446A or B.I.F 446

    Hi There, I'm currently looking for a good copy of the instruction sheet pasted inside the lid of the Bren 100rd Drum Chest. Found some images on...

    Started by InglisFan‎, 12-29-2019 10:32 AM
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  10. MkI and MkI* Tripods

    Hi, Could someone spell out for me what the differences are between the MkI and MkI* tripods? I have a friend who is looking to sell a spare front...

    Started by peregrinvs‎, 08-14-2012 09:10 AM
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  11. Star Wars MKI Bren!

    Apologies if if this has been posted already, but just saw this promo poster for the Mandalorian, which features most of a MkI Bren. I'm pleased that...

    Started by BurtonP‎, 12-02-2019 12:50 PM
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  12. Bren Tripod Rebuilding help request

    A general question. What threading system was used on the Bren Tripods? S.A.E. or Withworth or BSW or ?? Area I'm working on are the leg pin...

    Started by 42rocker‎, 01-04-2020 09:54 PM
    bren, rebuilding, request, tripod
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  13. Brens - 42rocker collection, parts kits at this time

    Well while I was working on taking a few Bren Tripod pics I thought I would take a quick pic of the reason for the tripods. Brens of course. They are...

    Started by 42rocker‎, 10-21-2018 05:17 PM
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  14. 100rd Drum Winding Bracket

    Hi There, I have been looking for one of these 100rd Drum Winding Brackets for a very long time, none available anywhere, I 'm currently restoring a...

    Started by InglisFan‎, 11-24-2019 12:13 PM
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  15. Bren MkI double dovetail question

    Trying to help a friend with completion of a double dovetail MkI. Does anyone know when they stopped machining the mag well dimples into the...

    Started by alterego‎, 05-13-2017 07:41 AM
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  16. Bren double dovetail: center to center distance

    Does anyone have a reference dimension for the center to center distance on a MKI double dovetail? I am looking for the center to center distance...

    Started by cal50‎, 12-04-2019 07:36 PM
    bren, center, distance, double, dovetail
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  17. Bren non rotating sling hooks

    Did non rotating Bren sling hooks see as much service use as the rotating type, please? Were they only produced in Canada? Thanks for any replies and...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 10-26-2019 09:57 AM
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  18. Bren Training Film

    Found this training film. The light machine gun - YouTube

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 06-09-2019 07:13 PM
    bren, film, training
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  19. L4A3 7.62 Bren?

    Hi could anyone help me in identifying this example?

    Started by tylerb‎, 11-03-2019 08:16 AM
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  20. Butt Slide Types

    Hi, I think I know my way around the basic Bren receiver and barrel types, but I'm a bit hazier on butt slides. I believe there were Mk1 and Mk2...

    Started by peregrinvs‎, 05-30-2010 05:10 PM
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