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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 MG08/15

    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, 02-09-2013 12:43 AM
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  2. 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 09:45 AM
    • Replies: 7
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  3. 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, 02-09-2013 12:33 AM
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  4. 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 07:27 AM
    drawing, gun, machine, mk1, pattern, room, vickers
    • Replies: 9
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    12-14-2016, 01:33 PM Go to last post
  5. 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 06:19 AM
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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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    Why have a separate Social Groups area? Over the last 10 years, we’ve received many requests to permit broader public discussions amongst members,...

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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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    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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  1. Sten bfa?

    Looking into joining a re-enactment group and was looking for a blank firing adapter for my semi-auto Sten (Catco). Glanced through the web and could...

    Started by ickmann‎, 02-26-2011 06:51 PM
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    bfa, sten
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  2. Israeli Galil Info

    Afternoon all, I wonder if anyone can share any info on this piece, year of manufacture perhaps ... it's an IDF Service Galil, the Start of David...

    Started by mrclark303‎, 08-08-2017 10:56 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 19
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    11-14-2017, 09:28 PM Go to last post
  3. Lanchester MK1 ejector question.

    I'm working on building a Semi-auto clone of a Lanchester MK1* (located in the USA). Since my parts collection did not include an ejector (among...

    Started by Archilochus‎, 11-10-2017 06:34 PM
    ejector, lanchester, mk1, question
    • Replies: 2
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    11-11-2017, 07:51 PM Go to last post
  4. Trying to figure out stocks for SMG

    Have these two stocks found with grease gun pieces and have no idea to what they goto! They goto same weapon it appears!

    Started by Ajsgreenjeeps‎, 11-08-2017 12:02 PM
    figure, smg, stocks
    • Replies: 5
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    11-08-2017, 03:03 PM Go to last post
  5. American Military SMG Semi Auto Thoughts?

    Evening, everyone. I have a pretty well complete collection of US Military firearms. However, it's missing something. A submachine gun. Er,...

    Started by rcathey‎, 10-17-2017 06:29 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    american, auto, military, semi, smg, thoughts
    • Replies: 11
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    11-08-2017, 12:09 PM Go to last post
  6. Current spec U.K./E.U. deactivated Thompson SMG's

    Does anyone know if the upper and lower receivers of Thompson SMG have to be welded together, by U.K. law, for the current spec of U.K./E.U....

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 10-20-2017 08:35 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    current, deactivated, smg, spec, thompson, uk or eu
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 536
    11-05-2017, 09:04 AM Go to last post
  7. Pachett v. Sterling Engineering Co.

    https://oup.silverchair-cdn.com/oup/backfile/Content_public/Journal/rpc/71/4/10.1093/rpc/71.4.61/2/71-4-61.pdf?Expires=1509151122&Signature=dOBo~-me1B...

    Started by Lee Enfield‎, 10-26-2017 07:47 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    engineering, pachett, sterling
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 275
    11-04-2017, 11:21 AM Go to last post
  8. Sterling SMG News video

    Saw this today - the chap firing is one of my schoolfriends grandad - Major Robert Turp. At the end of the war he was tasked with travelling round...

    Started by Nick S‎, 10-30-2017 07:46 AM
    news, smg, sterling, video
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 186
    11-01-2017, 02:29 PM Go to last post
  9. Quiz

    Test your knowledge and guess the machine gun that this bolt came from ?

    Started by RCS‎, 10-25-2017 12:35 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 269
    10-26-2017, 09:24 AM Go to last post
  10. My Sten Gun MK2 - date and info?

    Hi guys. New to this forum, and new as a Sten owner. Is there any way to get some info on it from the serial numbers? 20170914 131539 —...

    Started by Steinflua‎, 09-15-2017 01:58 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    date, gun, info, mk2, sten
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 373
    10-20-2017, 08:04 AM Go to last post
  11. Dummy 50 cal round boxes

    I have these 2 empty boxes for "dummy/drill" 50 cal rounds which I purchased because they looked interesting some months back. I don't know anything...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 09-30-2017 11:57 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 356
    10-01-2017, 04:57 AM Go to last post
  12. Lewis Gun mag, ex Nepalese?

    I have this Lewis gun mag, but not the gun, which I believe may be ex Gurkha/Nepalese army. It appears to be in relatedly good condition, for it's...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 09-14-2017 04:52 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 563
    09-26-2017, 09:42 AM Go to last post
  13. Lehky kulomet Vzor 30

    Hi Fellows I share with us a Deactivated Lehky kulomet Vzor 30 Display

    Started by Luis Bren‎, 02-25-2017 10:42 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
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    09-10-2017, 11:50 PM Go to last post
  14. Lanchester Mk1 SMG

    Is there a forum member out there with a photo of a unmodifed Mk1 Lanchester SMG? Every Mk1 I've seen has been modified to Mk1* standard, I can't...

    Started by Brit plumber‎, 04-07-2010 08:22 AM
    13 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 13
    • Replies: 124
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    08-31-2017, 02:13 PM Go to last post
  15. Mystery magazine???

    I have this mystery mag which I have no idea for what it's intended for other than it looks to be for a smg of some description and it appears to be...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 08-25-2017 07:50 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 317
    08-28-2017, 08:01 PM Go to last post
  16. Israeli MG34/42 mg starter tabs/belts

    I have these 2X mg34/42 belts, which came in the special Israeli mg ammo tins, and these have slightly different starter tabs to normal that are...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 08-25-2017 08:17 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 126
    08-26-2017, 09:57 AM Go to last post
  17. Lets talk Lanchesters...

    Looks like I have just landed a display item which has a dummy receiver tube but the rest of the parts are original. Best looking SMG ever IMHO. I am...

    Started by newcastle‎, 08-10-2017 07:48 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 639
    08-19-2017, 07:15 AM Go to last post
  18. Sterling Contract info

    Afternoon guys, I know its difficult to know regarding Sterling SMG contracts, but any idea of the year and end user of S21977 Its been...

    Started by mrclark303‎, 08-01-2017 12:18 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 631
    08-12-2017, 12:51 AM Go to last post
  19. .50 cal Booster??

    G'day all. Would anyone be able to identify what this is and from what era? It was included in a selection of car memoribillia that I won at an...

    Started by Spydr955‎, 08-01-2017 03:15 AM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 19
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    08-03-2017, 01:57 AM Go to last post
  20. The French Hotchkiss SMG.

    Here are some pictures of my U.K. deactivated Hotchkiss SMG or as I like to call it "the folding-up SMG". U.K. collectors will know what I mean when...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 06-16-2017 06:46 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 859
    06-19-2017, 07:08 PM Go to last post

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