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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. 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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  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. 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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  4. 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
    affair, gun, lewis, love
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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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  1. Lanchester SMG HELP Please

    Hello, Can I get some help please, I have been looking at some Lanchesters and notice that a small amount of them have a dirty great cut out of the...

    Started by David H‎, Today 07:15 AM
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  2. Moved: L86 Deac for sale

    Started by Flying10uk‎, Yesterday 07:56 PM
    deac, l86, sale
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  3. Bren Gun Mag. Loader ?

    Anyone seen a Bren GUN mag. loader ?What did it look like ? How did it work ?

    Started by tr63‎, 04-19-2017 09:21 AM
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  4. Six pointed Star marking on Sten mag.

    While cleaning the storage grease off this Sten mag today, I noticed that it has a six pointed star marking on the casing but no other markings apart...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 04-07-2017 11:04 AM
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  5. 1953 M3 AC .50 Caliber MG - Canadian Issue

    Purchased this very cool deactivated .50 Cal from the same seller that had the Maxim I posted. I got one hell of a deal for both guns so I couldn't...

    Started by mk1rceme‎, 04-04-2017 11:59 AM
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    • Replies: 29
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    04-14-2017, 04:34 PM Go to last post
  6. 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
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 13
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    04-09-2017, 09:45 AM Go to last post
  7. Bren gun History and development

    Hello I have taken to writing a peace on the history and development of the bren LMG. hears what i have so far could I have assistance on good...

    Started by CGP1999‎, 03-30-2017 04:00 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    bren, development, gun, history
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    04-08-2017, 03:04 AM Go to last post
  8. German Maxim MG Nr.165

    Bought this historic piece, and a 50 Cal. recently...found on the bald *** Alberta prairie in a town of 1500 people. I had no idea about it's history...

    Started by mk1rceme‎, 04-03-2017 12:53 PM
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    1 2
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    04-06-2017, 08:14 PM Go to last post
  9. Lightweight MG34 Ammo Tin for airborne use

    I thought that Forum members may like to see this aluminium MG34 ammo tin which I picked up a couple of years ago at a militaria fair and the...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 04-01-2017 02:09 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 277
    04-06-2017, 01:16 AM Go to last post
  10. This is my new Sten. There are many other like it, but this one is now mine...

    Greetings all. One of my men, knowing my penchant for things British in general and WW2 weapons in particular, gifted me a Sten yesterday. It's...

    Started by 5 Commando‎, 03-18-2017 05:49 AM
    6 Pages
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    03-30-2017, 09:20 AM Go to last post
  11. Interesting Lanchester Mk.I* Trigger Housing

    Hello all, first post. Disabled vet with some time on my hands now so figured would join some forums instead of just nosing around them. Anyway...

    Started by comblocklectr‎, 03-29-2017 07:32 AM
    housing, interesting, lanchester, mki, trigger
    • Replies: 3
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    03-30-2017, 04:32 AM Go to last post
  12. 1921 Thompson, MP 40

    Just said I will for a mint Colt Thompson 1921 and an MP 40 now comes the fun part. If it is half as bad as my previous dealings with the Feds I may...

    Started by oger‎, 02-08-2017 09:38 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 46
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    03-14-2017, 10:04 PM Go to last post
  13. Soviet Maxim 1910 ammo can, repair?

    I wondered if anyone else has seen Soviet ammo tins for the 1910 Maxim repaired in a similar manner to this one? Each side of the can has a strip of...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 03-14-2017 04:05 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 125
    03-14-2017, 04:05 PM Go to last post
  14. Lehky kulomet Vzor 30

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

    Started by Luis Bren‎, 02-25-2017 09:42 PM
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    03-13-2017, 11:54 PM Go to last post
  15. Johnson LMG

    The video shows the locking system and the open-bolt-auto/closed-bolt-semi FCG. Does anyone know if this was the first use of this type of bolt...

    Started by Vincent‎, 03-05-2017 09:11 AM
    johnson, lmg
    • Replies: 4
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    03-13-2017, 10:49 PM Go to last post
  16. Royal Australian Regiment M60

    Came across this photo of an M60 gunner with the Royal Australian Regiment in Vietnam.

    Started by Sarge1998‎, 03-06-2017 10:00 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 35
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    03-12-2017, 10:45 PM Go to last post
  17. MG34/42- 250 round belt storage in Ammon tins?

    Does anyone know how the German army, during WW2, stored it's 250 round belts, please? Was it one long length of 250 rnds which would seem logical or...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 03-11-2017 03:52 PM
    250, ammon, belt, mg34 or 42, round, storage, tins
    • Replies: 1
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    03-11-2017, 06:12 PM Go to last post
  18. Help zeroing my Sten

    All. I have acquired a Sten MKII that is quite innacurate. At 25 yards poi is about 15 inches high and to the right of poa, but with tight grouping....

    Started by 5 Commando‎, 03-05-2017 10:07 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 31
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    03-11-2017, 04:11 PM Go to last post
  19. Mr. Laidler - your single-shot SA80 experience in 1993

    A friend was clearing out some of his old firearms magazines (the printed kind) and never one to turn away reading materials about firearms, I took...

    Started by RangeRover‎, 03-04-2017 12:28 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
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    03-09-2017, 01:14 PM Go to last post
  20. Sten barrel nut ?

    Hi What Mk of barrel nut is this, I have had a quick look in The Sten Machine Carbine book but din`t see this exact one. If it is in there if...

    Started by boristhepig‎, 05-20-2016 10:02 AM
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    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 731
    03-05-2017, 07:49 PM Go to last post

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