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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, 02-09-2013 12:33 AM
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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, 02-09-2013 12:43 AM
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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 09:45 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 06:19 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 07:27 AM
    drawing, gun, machine, mk1, pattern, room, vickers
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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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» Normal Threads
  1. 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, 06-16-2019 12:20 AM
    • Replies: 8
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  2. 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 06:13 PM
    2 Pages
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    project, sten
    • Replies: 12
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  3. 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 01:23 AM
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  4. 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 04:08 AM
    2 Pages
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    lanchaster, manuals
    • Replies: 10
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    11-12-2019, 06:38 AM Go to last post
  5. More MG links

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

    Started by RCS‎, 11-06-2019 08:24 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    11-08-2019, 10:29 PM Go to last post
  6. 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 11:14 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
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    11-06-2019, 07:28 PM Go to last post
  7. 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 08:05 PM
    compensator, cutts, thompson
    • Replies: 3
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    11-05-2019, 11:27 AM Go to last post
  8. 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 04:22 PM
    3 Pages
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    sa80
    • Replies: 23
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    10-24-2019, 02:57 PM Go to last post
  9. 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, 10-23-2019 12:04 AM
    history, mag, problems, question, sten
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 263
    10-24-2019, 11:25 AM Go to last post
  10. 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 01:01 AM
    bandt, sten, suppressor
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 123
    10-18-2019, 01:01 AM Go to last post
  11. 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 01:53 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,370
    10-05-2019, 12:58 PM Go to last post
  12. Indianapolis Ordnance Sten Issue

    I have an Indianapolis Ordnance Sten Mk. V conversion and several friends have IO conversions for the Mks. II and III. We all have the same problem,...

    Started by tj214‎, 08-20-2019 02:11 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    indianapolis, issue, ordnance, sten
    • Replies: 12
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    10-01-2019, 07:10 PM Go to last post
  13. Sten MK5 identification help please.

    Hello everyone, I hope all is well. My first point on the forum. I have acquired a MK5 Sten with odd markings. I just wanted to try and find...

    Started by BUDER‎, 07-27-2019 12:42 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
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    10-01-2019, 06:07 AM Go to last post
  14. Sten Magazine Gauge Markings

    Just got a NOS Sten mag gauge from Marstar in Canada. It has the following markings lightly engraved: GO. GAPS FOR LIPS OF MAGAZINE D D (E)...

    Started by tj214‎, 09-29-2019 04:18 PM
    gauge, magazine, markings, sten
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 216
    10-01-2019, 05:30 AM Go to last post
  15. The first bipod issued with the Model 1918 BAR

    The first bipod was standardized on Feb 21, 1935 for the Model 1918A1 BAR, the bipod plus a stock (wooden) for the butt plate with flap and new rear...

    Started by RCS‎, 09-23-2019 10:01 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 306
    09-26-2019, 11:53 AM Go to last post
  16. Canadian Sub Machine Gun C1 cleaning kit

    I recently purchased this cleaning kit. The main reason that I purchased it is, what appears to me, to be the unique and neat design of incorporating...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 06-08-2019 09:24 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 936
    08-07-2019, 09:55 AM Go to last post
  17. 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 05:27 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    auto, lmgs, madsen, semi
    • Replies: 18
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    08-04-2019, 02:07 PM Go to last post
  18. DP28 and PPSH41 Inert instructional cutaways

    Afternoon all, Who likes cutaway instructional pieces? I do... A few more came my way the other week, via a large UK RFD. Bulgarian 1951...

    Started by mrclark303‎, 07-27-2019 11:21 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 24
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    07-31-2019, 02:56 PM Go to last post
  19. Sten Magazine Mandrel

    Does anybody have engineering drawings of the Sten magazine mandrel for straightening the feed lips? Since no originals seem to be available at this...

    Started by tj214‎, 06-29-2019 08:01 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    magazine, mandrel, sten
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,163
    07-29-2019, 02:10 AM Go to last post
  20. PPsh41 proof stamp of some sort...

    Evening all, Does anyone recognise this proof stamp, it's on the left hand side of a Bulgarian 1951 dated PPsh41 by the mag well? I've seen the...

    Started by mrclark303‎, 07-22-2019 08:48 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 256
    07-26-2019, 07:16 PM Go to last post

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