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Forum: Other LMG/HMG and SMG Forum

Forum for discussion of SMG’s (Sten, Sterling, Lanchester, Thompson etc.) and LMG/HMG's (MG08/15, Vickers, Lewis, MG34/42, Browning etc.), accessories, ammunition, and accoutrements.

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  1. Sticky Thread The MG08

    In Europe and Canada there are several fine collections of WWI German MG (with the USA maintaining their live MG shoot capability) so in some...

    Started by MG1918‎, 02-08-2013 11:33 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread The MG08/15

    With the success of the lewis the Imperial German Army needed an equivalent, and as efficient as ever why not take advantage of existing parts and...

    Started by MG1918‎, 02-08-2013 11:43 PM
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  3. Post Sticky Thread Lewis Gun Love Affair

    :beerchug: With thanks to member Graeme "broadarrow303" Barber, an excellent new research article about the Lewis Gun has been added to the...

    Started by Badger‎, 04-03-2016 08:45 AM
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  4. Thumbs up Sticky Thread A NEW Butt for your Mk5 Sten

    By Peter Laidler With thanks to Vincent from the forum and Brian (at BDL Ltd) So you want or need a new butt for your Mk5 Sten gun do you? ...

    Started by Peter Laidler‎, 03-07-2016 05:19 AM
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  5. Arrow Sticky Thread Vickers Mk1 Machine Gun (Pattern Room Drawing)

    Here's a very large pattern room drawing for the the Vickers Mk1 machine gun, which I thought they might be of some interest to members here. :thup:...

    Started by Rick‎, 11-25-2014 06:27 AM
    drawing, gun, machine, mk1, pattern, room, vickers
    • Replies: 9
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    Other than someone who fails to say thank you when they get an answer to a question they’ve posted, I don’t think there’s anything more frustrating...

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    Hello folks … :) I'd like to remind everyone to re-read our Forum Rules & Site User Agreement (click here), particularly the section which covers...

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    There are some members who seem to experience site time-outs, or other problems when uploading pics as attachments to their threads and posts. It...

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    The following tutorial was created for the benefit of our members by Milsurps Moderator cafdfw (Harlan). On behalf of all of our membership, I'd...

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    The answer is YES … :beerchug: With the evolution of technology, many of our very active members want to keep current viewing our forums using...

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» Normal Threads
  1. Highest known Sterling L34A1 - Mk5 ?

    Here are the two currently highest known serial numbered commercial Sterling Mk5's serial # 1532 & # S 4167. The (Guns of Dagenham) book estimates...

    Started by Lee Enfield‎, 07-27-2016 01:25 PM
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  2. Theoretical exercise

    Having a chat with a few fellow ex-armourers a while back. The subject of "product-improving" various weapons came up, as usual, but the main...

    Started by Bruce_in_Oz‎, 03-19-2020 05:55 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    03-22-2020, 09:05 AM Go to last post
  3. Opinions from Kahr arms semi-auto Thompson owners

    So I am looking at purchasing a Thompson for my collection. Not owning a money tree I need to settle with a Kahr arms semi-auto. So I see some very...

    Started by M1 C FAN‎, 03-09-2020 01:44 PM
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  4. Help With Browning MG Parts

    Looking for some help on what I believe to be some parts for a .30 cal Browning 1919A4 MG. Looking to sell as a lot and don't have a clue on what a...

    Started by MAUSER88‎, 01-11-2020 06:06 AM
    browning, parts
    • Replies: 3
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    03-08-2020, 04:10 PM Go to last post
  5. Sten Mag Mandrel & Hammer Available At BRP

    FWIW, BRP has one set of the Sten magazine mandrel & hammer available for the princely sum of $250.00. They had two several days ago, but the site...

    Started by tj214‎, 02-24-2020 10:26 AM
    brp, hammer, mag, mandrel, sten
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 218
    02-27-2020, 08:53 AM Go to last post
  6. Help Needed On 1919A4 And A6 Barrel Prices??

    I am helping a friend sell of some of his collection. He has 6 assorted 1919 barrels: Two WW2 vintage 1919A4 barrels in 30/06 Flaming bomb marked...

    Started by P51Mustang‎, 02-15-2020 01:24 PM
    barrel, needed, prices
    • Replies: 2
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    02-20-2020, 02:15 PM Go to last post
  7. Firing the Nepalese Bira Gun

    One of the TV programmes which I watch when there isn't anything else worth looking at is "Pawn Stars" and yesterday they had a Nepalese Bira gun on...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 01-11-2020 09:16 PM
    bira, firing, gun, nepalese
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 801
    01-26-2020, 09:43 AM Go to last post
  8. Semi Auto Madsen LMGs

    OK, attempting to start a thread for owners of Madsen LMGs in semi auto. I am unaware of how many makers exist. Mine is a Midwest Metal Creations....

    Started by AmEngRifles‎, 10-14-2018 04:27 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    auto, lmgs, madsen, semi
    • Replies: 19
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    12-23-2019, 03:50 PM Go to last post
  9. Easterly Lewis Gun book availability

    Does anyone know if the book "Belgian Rattlesnake" by Easterly is still available anywhere at something close to the original price? Prices for used...

    Started by Jc5‎, 12-19-2019 01:13 PM
    availability, book, easterly, gun, lewis
    • Replies: 7
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    12-23-2019, 03:37 AM Go to last post
  10. Carl Zeiss Jena Prismatic MG sight - Turkish markings?

    Anyone seen one of these before? I have not. From the hand-engraved script markings I know is very early, well before WWI Not certain it's for...

    Started by Surpmil‎, 06-15-2019 11:20 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
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    12-16-2019, 03:30 PM Go to last post
  11. Sten project

    Hi im new here im looking for a sten mk3 or mk5 part kit with the semi auto conversion kit could anyone help me with that

    Started by Alexh8‎, 11-19-2019 05:13 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    project, sten
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,144
    11-23-2019, 12:00 PM Go to last post
  12. BIPOD

    Hi, can anyone please identify this BIPOD for me? I picked it up with a bunch of other military equipment. I did not know where to post it so if...

    Started by maxwells‎, 10-21-2019 12:23 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 1,421
    11-15-2019, 05:31 AM Go to last post
  13. Lanchaster Manuals

    I found the British 1941, 1943 and 1951 Lanchaster Manuals. I was surprised to hear about a Dutch, a 1948 British and a 1950 French Manual for this...

    Started by Melanie_Daniels‎, 11-06-2019 03:08 AM
    lanchaster, manuals
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 741
    11-12-2019, 05:38 AM Go to last post
  14. More MG links

    here are a few that are not very common to find nowdays (all rifle caliber)

    Started by RCS‎, 11-06-2019 07:24 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 406
    11-08-2019, 09:29 PM Go to last post
  15. MG links, Samples?

    I picked up these mg links in small boxes a while ago. The Browning ones are 10 links per box while the Soviet ones appear to be 20 links per box. It...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 10-26-2019 10:14 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 4,879
    11-06-2019, 06:28 PM Go to last post
  16. thompson cutts compensator FS

    A word of warning! This looks homemade and could be for firing blanks! Please check the bore before using live ammo!!:confused:

    Started by shadycon‎, 11-04-2019 07:05 PM
    compensator, cutts, thompson
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 337
    11-05-2019, 10:27 AM Go to last post
  17. SA80

    SA80 Rifle: Want To Know All Of The Gen? Trying out the British Armys new assault rifle - YouTube

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 10-18-2019 03:22 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    sa80
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 1,246
    10-24-2019, 01:57 PM Go to last post
  18. WW II Sten Mag Problems? (History Question)

    Although I have Peter's "bible," don't recall reading anything about this there. Were the Sten mag feed problems we experience today also present in...

    Started by tj214‎, 10-22-2019 11:04 PM
    history, mag, problems, question, sten
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 458
    10-24-2019, 10:25 AM Go to last post
  19. Sten & B&T Suppressor?

    Has anybody mated a Sten Mk II/V (probably Mk II) barrel with the B&T QD™ SMG/PDW suppressor, Cal. 9 x 19 mm (SD-988100)? In theory this looks like...

    Started by tj214‎, 10-18-2019 12:01 AM
    bandt, sten, suppressor
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 321
    10-18-2019, 12:01 AM Go to last post
  20. Silenced MK5 Sten

    Is this silenced MK5 Sten (U.K. deactivated) something of a rarity? I thought that Mk2s were mainly used for silenced versions?

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 12-23-2016 12:53 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,954
    10-05-2019, 11:58 AM Go to last post

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