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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 MG08/15

    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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  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, 02-08-2013 11:33 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. 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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  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 06:27 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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  1. 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, Today 09:01 AM
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  2. 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 01:11 PM
    indianapolis, issue, ordnance, sten
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    09-14-2019, 05:59 AM Go to last post
  3. 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 12:53 PM
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    09-01-2019, 09:39 AM Go to last post
  4. 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 11:42 AM
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    • Replies: 22
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    08-07-2019, 09:08 AM Go to last post
  5. 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 08:24 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 13
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    08-07-2019, 08:55 AM Go to last post
  6. 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 04:27 PM
    2 Pages
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    auto, lmgs, madsen, semi
    • Replies: 18
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    08-04-2019, 01:07 PM Go to last post
  7. 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 10:21 AM
    3 Pages
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  8. 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 07:01 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    magazine, mandrel, sten
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 785
    07-29-2019, 01:10 AM Go to last post
  9. 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 07:48 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 151
    07-26-2019, 06:16 PM Go to last post
  10. Dating Fazakerley MkII Sten

    Hi, I was wondering if anyone could give me an approx date of manufacture for a Fazakerley made MKII Sten: serial number F011055 Thanks Mark

    Started by peregrinvs‎, 07-05-2019 05:24 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 353
    07-24-2019, 02:15 PM Go to last post
  11. Dating Galil full auto ARM

    Hi Everyone. Im still trying to find out the date of manufacture for my full auto Galil ARM. Ive had a look under the front handguard where I...

    Started by Galilman‎, 07-23-2019 12:56 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    07-23-2019, 02:49 PM Go to last post
  12. Sterling sling variation and origin?

    I have this well used Sterling sling which I picked up at a UK militaria fair last year and it is of a variation that I've not seen before. The...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 07-15-2019 03:58 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 254
    07-22-2019, 01:47 PM Go to last post
  13. Ppsh 41 manufacturers?

    Hi all, For the most numerous SMG ever made, manufacture information seems really rather sketchy.... Does anyone know exactly which countries...

    Started by mrclark303‎, 06-22-2019 02:44 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    manufacturers, ppsh
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 594
    06-27-2019, 09:50 AM Go to last post
  14. 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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    1 2 3 ... 5
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    06-20-2019, 08:09 PM Go to last post
  15. Sten Mk V Foregrip

    I know this general subject has been addressed before: https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=57996...

    Started by tj214‎, 06-20-2019 12:15 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 170
    06-20-2019, 12:15 PM Go to last post
  16. "Special Indian Sten Mag"


    Started by Flying10uk‎, 06-16-2019 06:06 PM
    3 Pages
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    special indian sten mag
    • Replies: 20
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    06-19-2019, 09:42 PM Go to last post
  17. 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, 06-15-2019 11:20 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    06-16-2019, 05:43 AM Go to last post
  18. Dummy Sten bolts

    Came across these on the Canadian ‘Collectors Source’ website: http://www.collectorssource.com/sten-gun-bolt-aluminum-dummy.html It occurred to...

    Started by peregrinvs‎, 06-09-2019 09:21 AM
    bolts, dummy, sten
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 280
    06-15-2019, 07:50 PM Go to last post
  19. pkt tripod mounts or adapator

    I’m wondering does anyone know of a tripod adaptor for the mg42/mg3 aa tripods that would work with the pkt?

    Started by endr_kleine‎, 06-13-2019 11:43 PM
    adapator, mounts, pkt, tripod
    • Replies: 0
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    06-13-2019, 11:43 PM Go to last post
  20. Reproduction Sten cocking handles

    I don’t think this has been mentioned on here before and thought it might be of interest. Someone is making reproductions of the pre-Mk5 type Sten...

    Started by peregrinvs‎, 06-09-2019 07:14 AM
    cocking, handles, reproduction, sten
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 177
    06-09-2019, 09:57 AM Go to last post

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