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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. 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
    • Replies: 9
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  5. 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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    The following tutorial was created for the benefit of our members by Milsurps Moderator cafdfw (Harlan). On behalf of all of our membership, I'd...

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  1. Lanchester Mk1 SMG

    Is there a forum member out there with a photo of a unmodifed Mk1 Lanchester SMG? Every Mk1 I've seen has been modified to Mk1* standard, I can't...

    Started by Brit plumber‎, 04-07-2010 08:22 AM
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  2. Group photos of German WWII guns-MP44, MP40, P.08s, K.98. Mg34, Mg42

    Magazines for the Lugers shown above. Mauser S/42s---1937 and 1938 chamber dated. David

    Started by drm2m‎, 12-10-2010 09:30 PM
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    german, group, gunsmp44, k98, mg34, mg42, mp40, p08s, photos, wwii
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    05-12-2011, 06:41 PM Go to last post
  3. Dewat sten

    What does a deactivated sten with one mag usually sell for here in Canada? I wish to buy some sort of deactivated submachine gun but don't want to...

    Started by mitchell‎, 07-15-2007 07:24 PM
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    dewat, sten
    • Replies: 30
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  4. Sten Gun Use

    Chaps, I'm not sure if this is the correct location for this thread so mods please move if it isn't. I'd like to know the extent of the Sten gun...

    Started by Combover‎, 01-01-2011 07:29 PM
    7 Pages
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    gun, sten, sten italy
    • Replies: 61
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  5. Lightbulb Sten Machine Carbine Mk II (Mfg by Royal Ordnance Factory, Fazakerley in 1942)

    :beerchug: With thanks to Moderator and Advisory Panel member Claven2, we've added a new entry to the England - Milsurp Knowledge Library,...

    Started by Badger‎, 03-27-2010 05:04 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 21
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    04-09-2010, 11:33 AM Go to last post
  6. Sterling L2A3 Wrinkle Finish Paint

    A question for the British contingent I suspect, but when did Sterling SMG's gain their wrinkle finish paint? was it applied in the factory, or a...

    Started by Stanleyrf89‎, 03-07-2011 05:20 PM
    3 Pages
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  7. The German MG Capture & Trophy

    Thousands of German wpn's were taken to Canada as fitting memorials and given to schools, Legions, towns, villages etc as recognition for the war...

    Started by MG1918‎, 02-09-2013 01:07 AM
    6 Pages
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  8. Thompson SMG mags and pouch value

    I've had this pouch and mags for several years and they appear to be unissued condition. I'm thinking about trying to sell the set but I don't know...

    Started by Harlan (Deceased)‎, 04-30-2011 01:56 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
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    07-21-2011, 06:28 PM Go to last post
  9. Sterling Mk4 L2A3

    Treated myself to one of the above yesterday at the War & Peace Show.:) Here's a couple of quick cameraphone pictures: I had a slow methodical...

    Started by peregrinvs‎, 07-19-2016 10:18 AM
    14 Pages
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    01-03-2017, 05:31 PM Go to last post
  10. Haganah - TMT IV Sten markings

    I found some TMT IV marked Sten parts at a local gun show. There’s a small Star of David below the second T.

    Started by Vincent‎, 02-22-2016 05:07 PM
    10 Pages
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    • Replies: 94
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    07-20-2016, 10:19 PM Go to last post
  11. STEN Gun Mk1*

    Does any one on the forum own a STEN Mk1* or have a photo of the front muzzle end? I am making a Mk1* Barrel Bushing for my Mk1 but I can't find a...

    Started by Brit plumber‎, 12-13-2011 07:01 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
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    12-27-2013, 12:33 PM Go to last post
  12. Where can we Shoot Brens and Hopefully a Vickers?

    Not sure if this is the right place to ask, but milsurps members have been helpful in the past. There are a group of us, all British Firearm...

    Started by Robert303‎, 03-20-2014 10:00 PM
    4 Pages
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    bren, brens, lewis, shoot, shooting, vickers
    • Replies: 36
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    11-09-2014, 06:17 AM Go to last post
  13. Post War use of MG42/MG3 by West German Army

    I have been looking on-line to try to establish if the West German Army used the MG42/MG3 in it's original calibre of 7.92mm when the army was...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 11-04-2016 03:06 PM
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    12-03-2016, 05:55 AM Go to last post
  14. Sten Mk II

    What is the proper finish and colour for a war time Sten?

    Started by gsimmons‎, 04-13-2012 06:14 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    sten
    • Replies: 15
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    05-07-2012, 08:14 AM Go to last post
  15. Sten gun marking

    Been reading Peter's Sten gun book with great interest, that it got the juices flowing that much that I bought myself a deact Sten to examine and...

    Started by Topfmine‎, 04-11-2014 06:44 PM
    3 Pages
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    04-25-2014, 06:45 PM Go to last post
  16. Sterling Police carbine

    Hello everybody ! I am new to this forum and i don t know if this is the right place to post this thread . I bought two Sterlings lately which are...

    Started by AndreasS‎, 09-09-2011 03:04 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    carbine, police, policecarbine, sterling
    • Replies: 17
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    03-29-2014, 02:34 PM Go to last post
  17. Highest known Sterling L34A1 - Mk5 ?

    Here are the two currently highest known serial numbered commercial Sterling Mk5's serial # 1493 & # S 4167. The (Guns of Dagenham) book estimates...

    Started by Lee Enfield‎, 07-27-2016 02:25 PM
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    04-30-2019, 04:37 PM Go to last post
  18. MK3 STEN Photographic Profile

    Here are some pictures of my MK3 STEN (U.K. deactivated). This SMG differs considerably from it's older MK2 brother in the way in which it is...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 08-19-2016 01:05 PM
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 69
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    11-07-2016, 05:53 PM Go to last post
  19. Sterling semi auto

    I just purchased a Sterling Semi auto made from new and surplus parts, I was wondering if there was a place to buy some mag pouches for it. thanks ...

    Started by imjin138‎, 06-04-2011 09:52 AM
    auto, semi, sterling
    • Replies: 9
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    12-10-2011, 04:17 PM Go to last post
  20. Thompson 50 rd drum magazines

    Can anyone tell me whether Thompson 50 rd drum magazines are available, for the 1928 Thompson, at an affordable price and if so where, please? I...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 04-07-2015 08:45 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 11,134
    05-27-2016, 11:41 AM Go to last post

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