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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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» Normal Threads
  1. 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
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    manufacturers, ppsh
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  2. 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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  3. 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
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    06-20-2019, 12:15 PM Go to last post
  4. "Special Indian Sten Mag"

    Any thoughts? RARE STEN SUB MACHINE GUN MAGAZINE FOR INDIAN TROOPS! - YouTube

    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
  5. 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
    • Views: 65
    06-16-2019, 05:43 AM Go to last post
  6. 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
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    06-15-2019, 07:50 PM Go to last post
  7. 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
  8. 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
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 132
    06-09-2019, 12:30 PM Go to last post
  9. 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
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    06-09-2019, 09:57 AM Go to last post
  10. Sterling Police Carbine

    Hi all, brand new here. Having a difficult time finding bits and pieces for my Sterling. Have been looking for a trigger guard and trigger assembly...

    Started by dehchodon‎, 06-06-2019 04:08 PM
    carbine, police, sterling
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 155
    06-07-2019, 11:06 PM Go to last post
  11. MkVI Sten Gun Silencer Length

    Bit of an obscure one... what was the length of the silencer / suppressor fitted to the MkVI Sten? I've seen a published length of 12 3/4" for the...

    Started by peregrinvs‎, 04-20-2016 10:28 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    gun, length, mkvi, silencer, sten
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 5,093
    06-06-2019, 10:11 AM Go to last post
  12. Sten 20-Round Magazines From Centerfire Systems

    Read about this source here on MilSurps, ordered the 10-pack ($110 shipped), which arrived yesterday. None of the 10 mags or internals had ANY...

    Started by tj214‎, 06-01-2019 03:47 AM
    20round, centerfire, magazines, sten, systems
    • Replies: 8
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    06-02-2019, 08:13 PM Go to last post
  13. WWI Lewis Gun Canvas Cover Project

    Does anyone have an actual WWI canvas Lewis gun cover? I am working on a project to make some reproduction and need to find an original to pattern...

    Started by hatrick‎, 04-27-2019 12:46 PM
    canvas, cover, gun, lewis, project, wwi
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 350
    05-07-2019, 04:11 PM Go to last post
  14. 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 01:25 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 57
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    04-30-2019, 03:37 PM Go to last post
  15. The Guns of Degenham, Part 2

    Someone very closely related to the Sterling Engineering Co has recently purchased the rights to TGOD and is considering reprinting it plus the...

    Started by Peter Laidler‎, 03-20-2019 06:38 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 1,496
    04-25-2019, 03:10 PM Go to last post
  16. Madsen LMG in .303

    Any good links on the .303 version of the Madsen LMG? Did it have a proprietary magazine? Any internal parts (besides the barrel chamber) that we’re...

    Started by AmEngRifles‎, 04-02-2019 09:03 AM
    303, lmg, madsen
    • Replies: 6
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    04-08-2019, 04:56 PM Go to last post
  17. Unknown Enfield marked muzzle attachment

    I picked this up in a box of parts last year. Most of the parts were from the British MAG58, along with a few parts from the M1919 GPMG. But I have...

    Started by stencollector‎, 02-24-2019 12:02 PM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 14
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    03-30-2019, 01:11 PM Go to last post
  18. Webbing pouch ID, help, please?

    Is anyone able to I.D. these webbing pouches, with the 2 straps at the bottom, please? They are a little larger than a "standard" Uzi webbing pouch...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 03-24-2019 07:09 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    03-25-2019, 03:50 PM Go to last post
  19. Full Auto Star Z70b year of manufacture help

    Hi Guys. I have a full auto Star Z70b in 9mm. It appears unfired and even unissued with no wear marks. Serial number is: BT61740. I will post...

    Started by Galilman‎, 03-15-2019 06:01 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    03-22-2019, 07:05 PM Go to last post
  20. Thompson Butt Screw, NOS

    I recently purchased this new old stock Thompson butt screw off eBay because it was still contained within Auto-Ordnance packaging. The screw it's...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 02-16-2019 09:05 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 235
    02-16-2019, 10:10 AM Go to last post

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