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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. 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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  3. 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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  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 06:27 AM
    drawing, gun, machine, mk1, pattern, room, vickers
    • Replies: 9
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  5. 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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    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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» Normal Threads
  1. Lets talk Lanchesters...

    Looks like I have just landed a display item which has a dummy receiver tube but the rest of the parts are original. Best looking SMG ever IMHO. I am...

    Started by newcastle‎, 08-10-2017 06:48 AM
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  2. Sterling Contract info

    Afternoon guys, I know its difficult to know regarding Sterling SMG contracts, but any idea of the year and end user of S21977 Its been...

    Started by mrclark303‎, 08-01-2017 11:18 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 32
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    08-11-2017, 11:51 PM Go to last post
  3. Israeli Galil Info

    Afternoon all, I wonder if anyone can share any info on this piece, year of manufacture perhaps ... it's an IDF Service Galil, the Start of David...

    Started by mrclark303‎, 08-08-2017 09:56 AM
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    08-11-2017, 11:45 AM Go to last post
  4. .50 cal Booster??

    G'day all. Would anyone be able to identify what this is and from what era? It was included in a selection of car memoribillia that I won at an...

    Started by Spydr955‎, 08-01-2017 02:15 AM
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    08-03-2017, 12:57 AM Go to last post
  5. The French Hotchkiss SMG.

    Here are some pictures of my U.K. deactivated Hotchkiss SMG or as I like to call it "the folding-up SMG". U.K. collectors will know what I mean when...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 06-16-2017 05:46 PM
    • Replies: 6
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  6. Early Sten MK II, Wrapped body

    Hi all, Vincent suggested putting some pictures up of my MKII as it may be of interest to some. Its an early UK deact, Fazakerly made with a...

    Started by lugerfan‎, 05-20-2017 02:15 PM
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    • Replies: 21
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  7. Hotchkiss SMG Mags (The Folding Up SMG)

    Does anyone know if the magazine that was used on the French Hotchkiss SMG was also used on anything else, please? The reason that I ask is that I...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 05-31-2017 01:03 PM
    folding, hotchkiss, mags, smg
    • Replies: 6
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    06-15-2017, 01:09 PM Go to last post
  8. 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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  9. Suppressed OSS - SOE M3 Grease Gun and Bushmaster Booby Trap Trigger

    Suppressed OSS M3 Grease Gun and Bushmaster Booby Trap Trigger Forgotten Weapons It's interesting to see the screen disks inside the suppressor.

    Started by Vincent‎, 06-01-2017 03:11 PM
    booby, bushmaster, grease, gun, oss, soe, suppressed, trap, trigger
    • Replies: 4
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    06-02-2017, 12:39 PM Go to last post
  10. Strange ZB 26 bipod

    Note the strange half sleeve.... seems to be an original part but not to put on zb26.... any suggestion?

    Started by Luis Bren‎, 05-18-2017 10:02 AM
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    05-28-2017, 08:09 PM Go to last post
  11. Stoners in Viet Nam

    Interesting photo of some Stoners in Viet Nam by Navy Seals. Very compact belt fed weapons. The semi auto Robinson rifle was an attempt to produce...

    Started by RCS‎, 05-26-2017 06:13 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 372
    05-28-2017, 12:55 AM Go to last post
  12. Sterling L2A3 NZ contract

    Hi all, just thought I'd upload some pics of my Sterling Mk4 L2A3. Old Spec UK Deact It was my final purchase before the Old Spec sales ban. UK...

    Started by lugerfan‎, 05-13-2017 07:21 AM
    3 Pages
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    05-20-2017, 01:44 PM Go to last post
  13. Sten Mags in storage....

    Picked up these today from a mate, just wonder if anyone else has seen them in this storage wrap? its what we call denso tape and used to wrap parts...

    Started by bigduke6‎, 05-13-2017 01:14 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    mags, sten, storage
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 570
    05-19-2017, 05:26 AM Go to last post
  14. Sterling L2A3 New Zealand Contract Serial Numbers

    Hi, not sure how useful this will be but here goes.... as promised, here are the serial numbers I've tracked down with the corresponding NZ...

    Started by lugerfan‎, 05-15-2017 12:19 PM
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    05-18-2017, 07:35 PM Go to last post
  15. Id LMG in Vietnam War

    October 27, 1966 Viet Cong guerrillas in small boats patrol the Saigon River in South Vietnam in photo taken by communist forces

    Started by Luis Bren‎, 05-16-2017 10:26 PM
    lmg, vietnam, war
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 307
    05-17-2017, 09:47 AM Go to last post
  16. Help in Identifying Canadian C1 SMG Tools?

    Please help, in identifying these tools. I purchased them, some 25 years ago, while visiting a dealer in Port Elgin Ontario. If I recall correctly,...

    Started by TDW‎, 05-13-2017 08:22 PM
    canadian, identifying, smg, tools
    • Replies: 3
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    05-14-2017, 05:11 AM Go to last post
  17. Video - STEN Suppressed Sub Machine Gun

    Thought some of you would also enjoy a look at these suppressed STENs.

    Started by Vincent‎, 05-12-2017 10:03 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    gun, machine, sten, suppressed, video
    • Replies: 11
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    05-13-2017, 07:14 PM Go to last post
  18. Question Getting dents out of Sterling magazines

    Anyone have any tips on getting dents out of Sterling magazines? The backseat of my pickup came down and put a big dent in a really nice magazine....

    Started by Vincent‎, 05-11-2017 08:23 PM
    dents, magazines, sterling
    • Replies: 6
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    05-12-2017, 12:02 PM Go to last post
  19. 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 07:22 AM
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    1 2 3 ... 11
    • Replies: 109
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    05-12-2017, 10:25 AM Go to last post
  20. ZB26 in Vietnam War

    Vietnam War 1965 - Two young North Vietnamese girls learn how to handle a machine gun During the Vietnam War, two young North Vietnamese girls...

    Started by Luis Bren‎, 05-07-2017 07:56 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    vietnam, war, zb26
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 675
    05-09-2017, 04:01 PM Go to last post

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