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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 06:02 PM
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  2. 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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  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,...

    Started by Badger‎, 12-22-2009 08:30 AM
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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
    arms, bren, lmg, pamphlet, small, training, vol
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  1. Bren Test Fire 1940

    Caption reads: Tester fires Bren during a series of test before shipment to front lines; Canada, 1940 Charlie-Painter777

    Started by painter777‎, 11-30-2017 11:50 PM
    1940, bren, fire, test
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  2. Largest locking shoulder?

    Just wondering, I have seen .834 measured flat to tip listed as the 'X3' shoulder. I know the markings dont always go along with a certain...

    Started by kpj53‎, 11-25-2017 10:26 PM
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  3. 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 08:41 AM
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  4. Curious Spacer Re: Re-welding demil into Semi-auto

    I was milling a demilled section of a Monotype Mk II receiver that had been converted to a L4A3. At the rear face of the barrel nut a spacer fell...

    Started by Joe H‎, 11-19-2017 12:47 PM
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  5. Just got a Bren Gun MK3

    Hi Guys, I'm new to this site and hobby and I'm really enjoying it. Ive just acquired a Bren MK 3 Deactivated and transit box. The box is a 1942...

    Started by Jeman‎, 11-17-2017 11:32 AM
    bren, gun, mk3
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  6. Excessive primer cup flow/FP impact diferences??

    Last time I took out the '42 Daimler Mk II, we had the opportunity to fire a bunch of "original" Kynoch '50's-dated Mk VII ammo. After burning...

    Started by TactAdv‎, 11-03-2017 06:16 PM
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  7. The Bren Gun Saga ?

    Is $300.00 way out of line to pay for the book The Bren Gun Saga 1999 updated version ?

    Started by tr63‎, 10-09-2017 08:31 PM
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    bren, gun, saga
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  8. Semi Auto Blueprints

    I made this, hope it helps the would-be Bren Gunners out there

    Started by forti-cinis‎, 10-11-2017 04:57 PM
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  9. Bren at War

    I would like to share with you some photos and exchange data and comments. The photos are from Imperial War Museum Collection Object...

    Started by Luis Bren‎, 10-02-2013 09:38 PM
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  10. BREN BOXES ON EBAY UK

    Just seen two, one, green with no or very little marking, the other appears blue/grey in the pics??........RAF?? cannot see any obvious Air force...

    Started by Ben Grun‎, 09-30-2017 12:38 PM
    boxes, bren, ebay
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    10-01-2017, 07:11 PM Go to last post
  11. Heads Up Wise-Lite Bren

    Wise-Lite is again in production of the Bren Gun . They are under new ownership . New owner seems like a nice guy .

    Started by tr63‎, 09-24-2017 03:26 PM
    bren, heads, wiselite
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  12. Mk1 Magazine

    I hereby register the latest known example of an unmodified Mk1 Bren magazine. Brought in from the wild at the War & Peace show on Wednesday and the...

    Started by peregrinvs‎, 07-20-2014 03:12 PM
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  13. 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, 06-26-2017 12:18 AM
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  14. How to lube the Bren Gun ?

    Can any one post pictures of the places that should be lubed on the Bren Gun and what type of grease and or oil to used at each location ? Thanks...

    Started by tr63‎, 08-22-2017 05:15 PM
    bren, gun, lube
    • Replies: 6
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    09-13-2017, 10:56 AM Go to last post
  15. 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 05:09 PM
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    303, bren, steelcase, wolf
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  16. Mighty-Limes New Build

    I stuck at home after ankle surgery building a bren, of course :D But this one is different, I'm trying to build the most accurate CAD model I can...

    Started by forti-cinis‎, 08-31-2017 10:42 AM
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    09-07-2017, 02:27 AM Go to last post
  17. UK Bren owners beware.......

    Not so much current Bren owners but prospective owners of a deactivated Bren. I've just seen one of the new EU accepted spec for deactivated Bren...

    Started by Peter Laidler‎, 10-13-2016 12:51 PM
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    beware, bren, owners
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    09-05-2017, 07:26 PM Go to last post
  18. Finish on AA leg Bren tripod ?

    Any one know what the finish was on the Bren Gun AA leg ? Was it paint or some thing other than paint ? And what was the color ?

    Started by tr63‎, 09-01-2017 10:58 AM
    bren, finish, leg, tripod
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    09-02-2017, 09:53 PM Go to last post
  19. Charging handle interchange ?

    Will a Bren MkI charging handle interchange in place of a MkII changing handle on a Bren MkII receiver ?

    Started by tr63‎, 08-28-2017 11:33 AM
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    08-31-2017, 04:27 PM Go to last post
  20. Giving my 11yr old some Bren trigger time. (Videos)

    Went up to the range to let my 11yr old old son get some more practice this past weekend. We brought a few SMG's, and the Mk II Bren. He put a little...

    Started by TactAdv‎, 08-29-2017 03:58 PM
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