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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. 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
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  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 05:19 AM
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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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  1. Modifying Mk1 Sten barrel nut into Mk2 lookalike

    Hi, Apologies for not posting on here in a while. I do check in regularly, I just haven't had much to report lately gun and bayonet-wise. ...

    Started by peregrinvs‎, 05-16-2018 04:38 AM
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  2. David HOwroyd and the Sterling sub machine gun

    When you next look at that Rolls Royce of SMG's, the Sterlings remember David Howroyd who passed on last Saturday, 17th Feb 2017. It was David as...

    Started by Peter Laidler‎, 02-23-2018 11:49 AM
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  3. Sten magazine markings decode site?

    Hello: Can anyone point me to a good website that would identify the various manufacturers marks for Sten magazines. I searched this site and the...

    Started by 82Trooper‎, 04-07-2018 05:19 PM
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  4. Help with Thompason Magazine

    So in my friends collection we cam across a Thompson magazine that has no markings. Does anyone know a way to ID it?

    Started by mwrookie‎, 03-29-2018 12:54 AM
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    04-09-2018, 09:32 AM Go to last post
  5. Marine Corps M27

    Morning all, I spend yesterday reading up the specs of the M27 rifle. I have to say, it looks about the perfect service rifle, great choice for...

    Started by mrclark303‎, 04-01-2018 06:26 AM
    2 Pages
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    corps, m27, marine
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  6. Repro Sten's, Opinions?

    I like to do demos around Veterans Day and for obvious reasons, sub-machine guns and machine guns are lacking in my inventory. I do have a semi...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 03-05-2018 11:17 AM
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    03-23-2018, 05:27 AM Go to last post
  7. Sten build

    So I have decided to build a sten mk 3. And I have narrowed the sites down to Apex or what a country. My only problem is that while what a country is...

    Started by lyon13‎, 02-28-2018 07:51 PM
    3 Pages
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    apex, build, parts kit, sten
    • Replies: 27
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    03-06-2018, 01:29 PM Go to last post
  8. Current project Savage M1928A1

    I was fortunate enough to purchase this beautiful Savage Thompson 1928A1 parts kit this past fall, I am currently awaiting a receiver to finish...

    Started by Pappy1600‎, 02-13-2018 11:51 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    02-14-2018, 12:52 PM Go to last post
  9. Name this HMG, please.

    I photographed this MG a couple of years ago at the Cobatton Combat Collection and it is in a glass case, so not easy to photograph. Is anyone able...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 04-07-2017 12:07 PM
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    01-06-2018, 12:41 PM Go to last post
  10. 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 05:29 PM
    2 Pages
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    american, auto, military, semi, smg, thoughts
    • Replies: 13
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    12-24-2017, 01:39 PM Go to last post
  11. Anyone have Exeprience with STG44s MP43/44s?

    I am wondering if anyone has any experience with MP43/44s aka STG 44s. I have one inbound. thanks.

    Started by EdL‎, 12-03-2017 05:29 PM
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    Started by HENRY B‎, 11-25-2017 02:08 PM
    heads, mags, mp44
    • Replies: 1
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    12-05-2017, 02:00 AM Go to last post
  13. Soviet Pribor Assault rifle

    Found these this interesting photo of a three barreled assault weapon, chambered for the 7,62x39mm ? cartridge. I would think all three barrels...

    Started by RCS‎, 11-29-2017 05:56 PM
    assault, pribor, rifle, soviet
    • Replies: 3
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    11-30-2017, 02:50 PM Go to last post
  14. Easy Quiz

    Guess the weapons that these cocking handles came from ?

    Started by RCS‎, 11-18-2017 06:45 PM
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    11-19-2017, 08:20 PM Go to last post
  15. 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 11:02 AM
    figure, smg, stocks
    • Replies: 7
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    11-19-2017, 12:46 PM Go to last post
  16. 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 05:51 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    bfa, sten
    • Replies: 15
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    11-15-2017, 01:24 PM Go to last post
  17. 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 09:56 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
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    11-14-2017, 08:28 PM Go to last post
  18. 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 05:34 PM
    ejector, lanchester, mk1, question
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 171
    11-11-2017, 06:51 PM Go to last post
  19. 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 07:35 PM
    3 Pages
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    current, deactivated, smg, spec, thompson, uk or eu
    • Replies: 25
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    11-05-2017, 08:04 AM Go to last post
  20. Pachett v. Sterling Engineering Co.


    Started by Lee Enfield‎, 10-26-2017 06:47 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    engineering, pachett, sterling
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 454
    11-04-2017, 10:21 AM Go to last post

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