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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
    • Replies: 7
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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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    12-14-2016, 12:33 PM Go to last post
  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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  6. Question Global Thread Help: Where can I discuss politics and gun legislation issues?

    Why have a separate Social Groups area? Over the last 10 years, we’ve received many requests to permit broader public discussions amongst members,...

    Started by Badger‎, 08-08-2016 10:35 AM
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    Started by Badger‎, 04-26-2016 05:25 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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    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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    The following tutorial was created for the benefit of our members by Milsurps Moderator Harlan (deceased). On behalf of all of our membership, I'd...

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    The answer is YES … :beerchug: With the evolution of technology, many of our very active members want to keep current viewing our forums using...

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» Normal Threads
  1. Current spec U.K./E.U. deactivated Thompson SMG's

    Does anyone know if the upper and lower receivers of Thompson SMG have to be welded together, by U.K. law, for the current spec of U.K./E.U....

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 10-20-2017 07:35 PM
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  2. A question for UK/commonwealth sub-machine gun collectors

    I was speaking with a few folks I know (US) and the issue of those arms that we all have an interest in, but really cannot have (such as a Model 1921...

    Started by Frederick303‎, 07-20-2018 03:37 PM
    collectors, gun, question, submachine, uk or commonwealth
    • Replies: 3
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    07-20-2018, 08:51 PM Go to last post
  3. Lanchester barrel question

    I'm building up a semi-auto Lanchester from original, Indianapolis Ordnance and hand built parts. I've never held a Lanchester barrel in my hand;...

    Started by ProLibertate‎, 05-28-2018 10:15 PM
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    07-11-2018, 05:44 PM Go to last post
  4. C1 SMG – Thank you for making this possible

    I want to thank the many forum members here who helped me with this project over the years. Without your help this wouldn’t have been possible. ...

    Started by Vincent‎, 07-02-2018 01:29 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 488
    07-06-2018, 10:08 PM Go to last post
  5. Forming Sten mag lips

    I found this thread: http://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=36343 Which states what a Sten mag needs to feed right but I'm wondering if...

    Started by stenmkII‎, 06-21-2018 11:22 PM
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    07-01-2018, 11:19 PM Go to last post
  6. THOMPSON 22CAL CONVERSION KIT

    Have a line on a kit that includes bolt, bolt carrier, barrel and magazine. It is supposedly for a 1927A1. I have completely no knowledge about these...

    Started by bros‎, 06-20-2018 03:15 AM
    22cal, conversion, kit, thompson
    • Replies: 5
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    06-22-2018, 11:16 PM Go to last post
  7. Modifying Mk1 Sten barrel nut into Mk2 lookalike

    Hi, Apologies for not posting on here in a while. I do check in regularly, I just haven't had much to report lately gun and bayonet-wise. ...

    Started by peregrinvs‎, 05-16-2018 04:38 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,427
    06-19-2018, 05:25 PM Go to last post
  8. David HOwroyd and the Sterling sub machine gun

    When you next look at that Rolls Royce of SMG's, the Sterlings remember David Howroyd who passed on last Saturday, 17th Feb 2017. It was David as...

    Started by Peter Laidler‎, 02-23-2018 11:49 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 47
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    06-19-2018, 01:11 PM Go to last post
  9. Sten Gun Identification

    Can anyone help me identify this Sten Gun ? I`ve researched the SECO markings to S/109 Sterling Engineering Co. But the other that appears to...

    Started by Consolidator‎, 06-14-2018 05:42 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 324
    06-16-2018, 02:31 AM Go to last post
  10. Ingram MAC-10

    It will be interesting to see if it’s quieter than the Mk5 Sterling.

    Started by Vincent‎, 06-05-2018 10:13 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 325
    06-10-2018, 12:02 AM Go to last post
  11. Lanchester Mk? Semi-auto Clone

    Thought some here might find this interesting. It's a Lanchester Mk-something clone. Hammer-fired semi-auto with the required (in USA) 16" barrel. ...

    Started by Archilochus‎, 05-28-2018 06:48 PM
    clone, lanchester, semiauto
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 443
    06-08-2018, 04:42 PM Go to last post
  12. Sten magazine markings decode site?

    Hello: Can anyone point me to a good website that would identify the various manufacturers marks for Sten magazines. I searched this site and the...

    Started by 82Trooper‎, 04-07-2018 05:19 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 13
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    04-18-2018, 11:23 AM Go to last post
  13. Help with Thompason Magazine

    So in my friends collection we cam across a Thompson magazine that has no markings. Does anyone know a way to ID it?

    Started by mwrookie‎, 03-29-2018 12:54 AM
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    04-09-2018, 09:32 AM Go to last post
  14. Marine Corps M27

    Morning all, I spend yesterday reading up the specs of the M27 rifle. I have to say, it looks about the perfect service rifle, great choice for...

    Started by mrclark303‎, 04-01-2018 06:26 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    corps, m27, marine
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 502
    04-02-2018, 08:31 AM Go to last post
  15. Repro Sten's, Opinions?

    I like to do demos around Veterans Day and for obvious reasons, sub-machine guns and machine guns are lacking in my inventory. I do have a semi...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 03-05-2018 11:17 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 40
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    03-23-2018, 05:27 AM Go to last post
  16. Sten build

    So I have decided to build a sten mk 3. And I have narrowed the sites down to Apex or what a country. My only problem is that while what a country is...

    Started by lyon13‎, 02-28-2018 07:51 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    apex, build, parts kit, sten
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 888
    03-06-2018, 01:29 PM Go to last post
  17. Current project Savage M1928A1

    I was fortunate enough to purchase this beautiful Savage Thompson 1928A1 parts kit this past fall, I am currently awaiting a receiver to finish...

    Started by Pappy1600‎, 02-13-2018 11:51 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 488
    02-14-2018, 12:52 PM Go to last post
  18. Name this HMG, please.

    I photographed this MG a couple of years ago at the Cobatton Combat Collection and it is in a glass case, so not easy to photograph. Is anyone able...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 04-07-2017 12:07 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 1,752
    01-06-2018, 12:41 PM Go to last post
  19. American Military SMG Semi Auto Thoughts?

    Evening, everyone. I have a pretty well complete collection of US Military firearms. However, it's missing something. A submachine gun. Er,...

    Started by rcathey‎, 10-17-2017 05:29 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    american, auto, military, semi, smg, thoughts
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 775
    12-24-2017, 01:39 PM Go to last post
  20. Anyone have Exeprience with STG44s MP43/44s?

    I am wondering if anyone has any experience with MP43/44s aka STG 44s. I have one inbound. thanks.

    Started by EdL‎, 12-03-2017 05:29 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,200
    12-21-2017, 01:23 AM Go to last post

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