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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,...

    Started by Badger‎, 12-22-2009 07:30 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 09:44 AM
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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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
  4. 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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  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. 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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  7. 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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    06-21-2017, 12:37 PM Go to last post
  8. 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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    06-16-2017, 08:28 AM Go to last post
  9. 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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  10. 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
  11. Current pricing for a semi auto BREN ?

    What is a fair asking price for a semi auto Bren MKII in todays market ?

    Started by tr63‎, 03-22-2017 04:22 PM
    auto, bren, current, pricing, semi
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    05-18-2017, 07:33 AM Go to last post
  12. Bren MKII to L4 Gas Shield

    So I have seen some pics of the gas shield cut and some unmodified. What is the proper mod for this area if any? On a side note. My gas shield is...

    Started by c310pilot‎, 06-06-2013 11:13 AM
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    bren, gas, mkii, shield
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    05-16-2017, 05:05 PM Go to last post
  13. Bren carrying handle

    Hi Fellows I found and buy in UK for £10 this carry handle. Seems to be a new old stock Enviado desde mi SM-J200M mediante Tapatalk

    Started by Luis Bren‎, 05-05-2017 10:47 AM
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    05-15-2017, 08:30 AM Go to last post
  14. L4A3 (308) completion help

    Hello all, my first post here so please bear with me! I have almost got my L4A3 back together and am having really only one final issue. I do...

    Started by alterego‎, 02-23-2016 09:50 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
    bren, double, dovetail, mki, question
    • Replies: 3
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    05-13-2017, 09:28 AM Go to last post
  16. Bren semi auto build - USA

    I recently purchased an MGS WWII Bren 1 Parts Kit as a project My dad and I could work on. I have most of the mechanical questions worked out, but...

    Started by garthok‎, 05-14-2012 01:47 PM
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  17. Bren Locking nut handle interchange

    What is the difference of the MkII and the Mk3 locking nut handle ? Can one be used in place of the other on MkII Bren Gun? I understand there are...

    Started by tr63‎, 05-11-2017 11:31 AM
    bren, handle, interchange, locking, nut
    • Replies: 9
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    05-12-2017, 11:02 AM Go to last post
  18. "E" marked Bren mag

    Does this letter "E" have any significance that is painted onto the side of a Bren mag, please? Thanks for any info.

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 04-30-2017 06:38 PM
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    05-01-2017, 01:39 AM Go to last post
  19. Correct Bren canvas sling ?

    Was the Bren canvas sling much longer than the standard No4 rifle sling ?

    Started by tr63‎, 04-21-2017 11:24 AM
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    bren, canvas, correct, sling
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  20. Bren Gun mag markings

    I came across this thread on another Forum, by chance, and although a bit long winded I thought that the information may be useful to others. ...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 04-18-2017 07:25 PM
    bren, gun, mag, markings
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    04-20-2017, 01:23 PM Go to last post

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