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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, 02-08-2013 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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  1. Sten SOE/CISA Silencer Ratchet Plate Details

    Does anyone have photos or diagrams of the two "uni-directional ratchet plate" assemblies used on the SOE/CISA 22.5" suppressor? Peter's book has...

    Started by tj214‎, 04-26-2020 02:00 PM
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  2. MG08/15 help with markings

    Hi everyone! My store got a few toys in and we are trying to figure out some information about them and their markings! We are cleaning some of...

    Started by samurighost‎, 08-22-2020 02:18 PM
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    08-25-2020, 12:56 PM Go to last post
  3. MG08 help required

    Hi all I posted this in the new member post but I will post again here. I am a new member and have never been much of a militaria guy, however...

    Started by highburn‎, 07-20-2020 11:33 AM
    mg08, required
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    SO I GOT A HICKEY FROM MY THOMPSON??? Showing a family member how fast the fifty rd drum could be emptied and i turned around to talk to him and i...

    Started by M1 C FAN‎, 07-15-2020 06:02 PM
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  5. Interesting manuals and catalogs

    A few not so common manuals plus the Armalite Catalog from the late 50's. The Stoner manual is not easy to find - being issued to troops testing...

    Started by RCS‎, 06-27-2020 08:54 AM
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  6. Opinions from Kahr arms semi-auto Thompson owners

    So I am looking at purchasing a Thompson for my collection. Not owning a money tree I need to settle with a Kahr arms semi-auto. So I see some very...

    Started by M1 C FAN‎, 03-09-2020 01:44 PM
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  7. Owen smg variations between Mks

    I was looking at pictures and drawings of the Owen smg Mk 1 and Mk 2 and noticed that one drawing showed the rear sight being 1/2 from the back of...

    Started by Topfmine‎, 06-22-2020 05:37 PM
    mks, owen, smg, variations
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  8. Dolf Goldsmith’s new Vickers book

    I ran into Dolf Goldsmith recently. He was taking orders for his new book, “The Vickers Machine Gun – Pride of the Emma Gees.” It expands on his...

    Started by Vincent‎, 02-01-2019 10:16 AM
    book, dolf, goldsmith’s, vickers
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  9. Browning 1919 Cutaway

    Hey all, Snagged another cutaway (some may recall the M2 Carbine I posted some time ago). This one is a 1919. Pretty cool! Pictures are...

    Started by rcathey‎, 04-28-2020 11:26 AM
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  10. Theoretical exercise

    Having a chat with a few fellow ex-armourers a while back. The subject of "product-improving" various weapons came up, as usual, but the main...

    Started by Bruce_in_Oz‎, 03-19-2020 05:55 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    05-05-2020, 04:10 PM Go to last post
  11. Specialized Sten Barrels

    Over the years I've acquired a couple of 9mm Sten barrels that I can't identify. Have checked Peter's book and the other Sten references in my...

    Started by tj214‎, 04-06-2020 04:15 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    04-12-2020, 05:04 AM Go to last post
  12. Mk 11 Sten general dimensions ?

    Hi , I'm using my lockdown time to build a non functional reproduction mkII STEN , I have the set of basic dimensions posted on this forum but there...

    Started by Waterworks‎, 04-02-2020 11:09 AM
    dimensions, general, sten
    • Replies: 1
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    04-02-2020, 11:46 AM Go to last post
  13. Highest known Sterling L34A1 - Mk5 ?

    Here are the two currently highest known serial numbered commercial Sterling Mk5's serial # 1532 & # S 4167. The (Guns of Dagenham) book estimates...

    Started by Lee Enfield‎, 07-27-2016 01:25 PM
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  14. Help With Browning MG Parts

    Looking for some help on what I believe to be some parts for a .30 cal Browning 1919A4 MG. Looking to sell as a lot and don't have a clue on what a...

    Started by MAUSER88‎, 01-11-2020 06:06 AM
    browning, parts
    • Replies: 3
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    03-08-2020, 04:10 PM Go to last post
  15. Sten Mag Mandrel & Hammer Available At BRP

    FWIW, BRP has one set of the Sten magazine mandrel & hammer available for the princely sum of $250.00. They had two several days ago, but the site...

    Started by tj214‎, 02-24-2020 10:26 AM
    brp, hammer, mag, mandrel, sten
    • Replies: 3
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    02-27-2020, 08:53 AM Go to last post
  16. Help Needed On 1919A4 And A6 Barrel Prices??

    I am helping a friend sell of some of his collection. He has 6 assorted 1919 barrels: Two WW2 vintage 1919A4 barrels in 30/06 Flaming bomb marked...

    Started by P51Mustang‎, 02-15-2020 01:24 PM
    barrel, needed, prices
    • Replies: 2
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    02-20-2020, 02:15 PM Go to last post
  17. Firing the Nepalese Bira Gun

    One of the TV programmes which I watch when there isn't anything else worth looking at is "Pawn Stars" and yesterday they had a Nepalese Bira gun on...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 01-11-2020 09:16 PM
    bira, firing, gun, nepalese
    • Replies: 8
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    01-26-2020, 09:43 AM Go to last post
  18. 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
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    12-23-2019, 03:50 PM Go to last post
  19. Easterly Lewis Gun book availability

    Does anyone know if the book "Belgian Rattlesnake" by Easterly is still available anywhere at something close to the original price? Prices for used...

    Started by Jc5‎, 12-19-2019 01:13 PM
    availability, book, easterly, gun, lewis
    • Replies: 7
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    12-23-2019, 03:37 AM Go to last post
  20. 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
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    • Replies: 11
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    12-16-2019, 03:30 PM Go to last post

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