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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. 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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  3. 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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  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 09:45 AM
    • Replies: 7
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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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    Answer: For your own protection and to help preserve them for future research by all members ... :thup: The reason we capture and store all...

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    The following tutorial was created for the benefit of our members by Milsurps Moderator Harlan (deceased). 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. New Patchett / Sterling book

    Has anyone read it? https://www.amazon.com/Sterling-Submachine-Gun-Weapon/dp/1472828089/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

    Started by Vincent‎, 12-10-2018 02:58 PM
    book, patchett, sterling
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  2. MG42 (some assembly required)

    Ok, well its a Yugoslavian M53. I bought this pile of parts at a gun show over the weekend..it was cheap, and I really have no idea why I dragged...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 11-25-2018 07:03 PM
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    11-29-2018, 04:41 PM Go to last post
  3. US GI full autos.

    I will dump all my SMGs, LMGs and HMGs in this thread. They are all fully functional, but I am NOT allowed to shoot them! In my neck of the wood you...

    Started by theholeinthedonut‎, 10-28-2018 12:20 PM
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  4. sterling mag

    just acquired this magazine , is this a genuine 10rd mag or cut down ? also cant find any reference to seam welded mags any info welcome

    Started by philb‎, 11-04-2018 05:16 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    11-13-2018, 08:10 PM Go to last post
  5. Vcikers Parts availability

    I have an original cutaway Lithgow Vickers that I've been meaning to complete for a few years. Does anyone have or know where in the UK or EU I...

    Started by Brit plumber‎, 10-28-2018 03:20 PM
    availability, parts, vcikers
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 223
    10-29-2018, 01:53 PM Go to last post
  6. Owen gun parts value needed to settle estate.

    Looking for value on an Austrailian Owen sub machine gun parts. Have the barrel and fore grip assembly. Have the stock and 9 magazines. Also have a...

    Started by Dogtrk‎, 10-21-2018 05:06 PM
    2 Pages
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    10-28-2018, 11:24 PM Go to last post
  7. Vickers Belt Box repaint

    Hi I am looking to repaint this belt box, and wonder if someone could tell me what colour I should use, and where I might find some in the UK....

    Started by boristhepig‎, 10-08-2018 01:55 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    10-24-2018, 03:49 AM Go to last post
  8. Lanchester Mk? Semi-auto Clone

    Thought some here might find this interesting. It's a Lanchester Mk-something clone. Hammer-fired semi-auto with the required (in USA) 16" barrel. ...

    Started by Archilochus‎, 05-28-2018 07:48 PM
    clone, lanchester, semiauto
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,264
    10-23-2018, 05:17 PM Go to last post
  9. 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
    auto, lmgs, madsen, semi
    • Replies: 8
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    10-21-2018, 04:20 PM Go to last post
  10. belt fed semi info/help request

    Ok folks, basically a newbie to the site. But have a few milsurps and looking to expand. So I have a stumbled across a shop selling two belt feds....

    Started by Snert‎, 09-23-2018 09:59 PM
    2 Pages
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    belt, fed, info or help, request, semi
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 702
    10-14-2018, 05:02 PM Go to last post
  11. Lanchester barrel question

    I'm building up a semi-auto Lanchester from original, Indianapolis Ordnance and hand built parts. I've never held a Lanchester barrel in my hand;...

    Started by ProLibertate‎, 05-28-2018 11:15 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
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    10-10-2018, 06:55 PM Go to last post
  12. Thompson magazine converted to 22 cal rim fire

    I found this some years ago and was impressed by the work involved to convert this 45 ACP magazine to work with the 22 rim fore cartridge. I am...

    Started by RCS‎, 09-28-2018 11:45 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    09-28-2018, 03:50 PM Go to last post
  13. BAR oversized cutaway

    Does anyone know anything about cutaway BARs for training purposes? About 8’ long with moving parts etc? How common were they and who made them? ...

    Started by boltaction‎, 09-01-2018 10:54 PM
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    09-13-2018, 08:52 AM Go to last post
  14. MG 42 Dewat - Market, Thoughts?

    Can anyone tell me what the market is like for a very nicely done professional deactivation of an MG 42 in Canada? The cover opens and it's cock and...

    Started by sledge‎, 09-01-2018 11:03 PM
    dewat, market, thoughts
    • Replies: 7
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    09-02-2018, 10:27 PM Go to last post
  15. Highest known Sterling L34A1 - Mk5 ?

    Here is Mk5 serial # S 4167, the book estimates 3500 commercially manufactured as I recall ...

    Started by Lee Enfield‎, 07-27-2016 02:25 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 55
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    09-02-2018, 12:15 PM Go to last post
  16. Here is an interesting attachment

    I doubt there are many of these still around except in the Soviet Union ?

    Started by RCS‎, 08-15-2018 07:15 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    08-16-2018, 06:02 PM Go to last post
  17. C1 SMG – Thank you for making this possible

    I want to thank the many forum members here who helped me with this project over the years. Without your help this wouldn’t have been possible. ...

    Started by Vincent‎, 07-02-2018 02:29 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 22
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    08-04-2018, 01:11 AM Go to last post
  18. A question for UK/commonwealth sub-machine gun collectors

    I was speaking with a few folks I know (US) and the issue of those arms that we all have an interest in, but really cannot have (such as a Model 1921...

    Started by Frederick303‎, 07-20-2018 04:37 PM
    collectors, gun, question, submachine, uk or commonwealth
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 986
    07-29-2018, 07:13 AM 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 08:35 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 39
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    07-22-2018, 03:49 AM Go to last post
  20. Forming Sten mag lips

    I found this thread: http://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=36343 Which states what a Sten mag needs to feed right but I'm wondering if...

    Started by stenmkII‎, 06-22-2018 12:22 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 35
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    07-02-2018, 12:19 AM Go to last post

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