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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. 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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  2. 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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  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
    5 Pages
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  4. 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
    affair, gun, lewis, love
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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. This is my new Sten. There are many other like it, but this one is now mine...

    Greetings all. One of my men, knowing my penchant for things British in general and WW2 weapons in particular, gifted me a Sten yesterday. It's...

    Started by 5 Commando‎, 03-18-2017 05:49 AM
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    Today, 01:15 PM Go to last post
  2. 1921 Thompson, MP 40

    Just said I will for a mint Colt Thompson 1921 and an MP 40 now comes the fun part. If it is half as bad as my previous dealings with the Feds I may...

    Started by oger‎, 02-08-2017 09:38 PM
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  3. Soviet Maxim 1910 ammo can, repair?

    I wondered if anyone else has seen Soviet ammo tins for the 1910 Maxim repaired in a similar manner to this one? Each side of the can has a strip of...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 03-14-2017 04:05 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    03-14-2017, 04:05 PM Go to last post
  4. Lehky kulomet Vzor 30

    Hi Fellows I share with us a Deactivated Lehky kulomet Vzor 30 Display

    Started by Luis Bren‎, 02-25-2017 09:42 PM
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    03-13-2017, 11:54 PM Go to last post
  5. Johnson LMG

    The video shows the locking system and the open-bolt-auto/closed-bolt-semi FCG. Does anyone know if this was the first use of this type of bolt...

    Started by Vincent‎, 03-05-2017 09:11 AM
    johnson, lmg
    • Replies: 4
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    03-13-2017, 10:49 PM Go to last post
  6. Royal Australian Regiment M60

    Came across this photo of an M60 gunner with the Royal Australian Regiment in Vietnam.

    Started by Sarge1998‎, 03-06-2017 10:00 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 35
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    03-12-2017, 10:45 PM Go to last post
  7. MG34/42- 250 round belt storage in Ammon tins?

    Does anyone know how the German army, during WW2, stored it's 250 round belts, please? Was it one long length of 250 rnds which would seem logical or...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 03-11-2017 03:52 PM
    250, ammon, belt, mg34 or 42, round, storage, tins
    • Replies: 1
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    03-11-2017, 06:12 PM Go to last post
  8. Help zeroing my Sten

    All. I have acquired a Sten MKII that is quite innacurate. At 25 yards poi is about 15 inches high and to the right of poa, but with tight grouping....

    Started by 5 Commando‎, 03-05-2017 10:07 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 403
    03-11-2017, 04:11 PM Go to last post
  9. Mr. Laidler - your single-shot SA80 experience in 1993

    A friend was clearing out some of his old firearms magazines (the printed kind) and never one to turn away reading materials about firearms, I took...

    Started by RangeRover‎, 03-04-2017 12:28 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
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    03-09-2017, 01:14 PM Go to last post
  10. Sten barrel nut ?

    Hi What Mk of barrel nut is this, I have had a quick look in The Sten Machine Carbine book but din`t see this exact one. If it is in there if...

    Started by boristhepig‎, 05-20-2016 10:02 AM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 14
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    03-05-2017, 07:49 PM Go to last post
  11. MG42 Spare Barrel Case

    I wondered what members thoughts and views are on the markings to this MG42 spare barrel case, please? * It is the same case and end, just...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 03-03-2017 02:52 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 110
    03-04-2017, 01:51 AM Go to last post
  12. L2A4 sterling

    What is the difference between a L2A4 and a L2A3 sterling?

    Started by can14‎, 12-18-2016 02:47 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    l2a4, sterling
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 844
    03-01-2017, 10:28 AM Go to last post
  13. 1968 MP5 with no serial number

    Afternoon all, Not a Fal I know, but didn't know were to post this one! A few weeks back I bought a rare old spec deactivated early MP5 of...

    Started by mrclark303‎, 08-04-2015 07:39 AM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 55
    • Views: 2,157
    02-26-2017, 01:29 PM Go to last post
  14. Finnish KP M-44

    How common are these And what value would you place on a Dewatt? I have the chance to buy a Dewatt complete with sling, drum mag and stick mag.What...

    Started by mr.e moose‎, 02-20-2017 03:59 PM
    finnish, m44
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 166
    02-25-2017, 12:16 PM Go to last post
  15. $40,000 Assault rifle handed into Police!

    I came across this online article today completely by chance while looking for something else and thought others may be interested. I rather think...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 02-23-2017 11:41 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    $40, 000, assault, handed, police, rifle
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 448
    02-24-2017, 09:23 PM Go to last post
  16. MG42 use during the Soviet era of the 1980s in Afghanistan.

    Last Sunday night I was watching a programme about the Cold War on the Quest channel and part of the programme looked at Afghanistan in the 1980s...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 02-20-2017 01:34 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    1980s, afghanistan, era, mg42, soviet
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 432
    02-22-2017, 02:50 PM Go to last post
  17. Aircraft gun sight?

    I have this rear sight which I think may be from an aircraft machinegun. The reason I think this is because I was given it by someone who had been a...

    Started by John H Turner‎, 02-14-2017 04:56 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 406
    02-16-2017, 04:01 AM Go to last post
  18. L1A1/L2A1

    After seeing MrClarkes L2A1 rifles I decided to unearth mine and give it a spruce up. I picked it up years ago cheap as the bolt always got stuck...

    Started by Brit plumber‎, 02-04-2017 03:53 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 671
    02-10-2017, 07:26 PM Go to last post
  19. Today's MG question

    Here is a part I have just had laser cut. It is from 3mm thick mild steel and the centre leg has yet to go through a forming die prior to final...

    Started by Woodsy‎, 02-09-2017 01:26 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 399
    02-10-2017, 04:00 AM Go to last post
  20. Browning 30 cal pistol grip

    I picked up this 30 cal grip last year at a militaria show because I considered it to be an interesting curio. It was covered in thick muck and grime...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 02-05-2017 06:27 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 276
    02-07-2017, 07:18 AM Go to last post

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