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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 07:27 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, 02-09-2013 12:43 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, 02-09-2013 12:33 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 43
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    12-13-2016, 12:11 AM Go to last post
  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 09:45 AM
    affair, gun, lewis, love
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 430
    12-13-2016, 12:04 AM 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 06:19 AM
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    07-26-2016, 04:32 AM Go to last post
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    Hello folks … :) I'd like to remind everyone to re-read our Forum Rules & Site User Agreement (click here), particularly the section which covers...

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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 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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  1. 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 02:34 PM
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    1980s, afghanistan, era, mg42, soviet
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  2. 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 08:39 AM
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  3. 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 04:59 PM
    finnish, m44
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    02-20-2017, 06:33 PM Go to last post
  4. 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 05:56 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 14
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    02-16-2017, 05:01 AM Go to last post
  5. 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 10:38 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 41
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    02-14-2017, 01:06 AM Go to last post
  6. 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 04:53 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 29
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    02-10-2017, 08:26 PM Go to last post
  7. 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 02:26 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 344
    02-10-2017, 05:00 AM Go to last post
  8. 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 07:27 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
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    02-07-2017, 08:18 AM Go to last post
  9. Question Nine hole Mk5 Sten barrel nuts

    Anyone have any information on these nine hole Mk5 Sten barrel nuts? Were the missing three holes deemed unnecessary for cooling at some...

    Started by Vincent‎, 02-02-2017 07:05 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    barrel, hole, mk5, nuts, sten
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 286
    02-03-2017, 09:45 PM Go to last post
  10. Sterling Mk4/L2A3 trigger en bloc

    Am I understanding the markings correctly, “S57” indicates the en bloc was made by Sterling in 1957 and the axis pins, “F57” were made in the same...

    Started by Vincent‎, 01-25-2017 04:03 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    bloc, mk4 or l2a3, sterling, trigger
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 553
    02-01-2017, 06:13 PM Go to last post
  11. SA80

    There seems to be a fair bit of reluctance to talk about some issues surrounding the SA8o. I don’t know how accurate this old article is. Some of you...

    Started by Vincent‎, 07-17-2016 11:46 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    sa80
    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 1,225
    02-01-2017, 06:40 AM Go to last post
  12. Pakistani made Sten Mk. V

    I was asked if ein ever heard about pakistani made Sten Mk. Vs. He has an example stampes with "P.O.F. 65" and an "A00..." serial number. A Pakistani...

    Started by Melanie_Daniels‎, 01-18-2017 11:49 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 271
    01-20-2017, 05:41 AM Go to last post
  13. 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 02:25 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 41
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    01-20-2017, 02:57 AM Go to last post
  14. Any Rich Benifactors feeling generous??

    Deactivated WWII Vickers MKI Machine Gun - Allied Deactivated Guns - Deactivated Guns If we have any rich benefactors among our membership, its my...

    Started by mrclark303‎, 01-07-2017 12:09 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 885
    01-16-2017, 11:31 PM Go to last post
  15. Mystery part sort of quiz to identify this part

    I found this black color harden steel part among some US machine gun parts years ago. I always thought it was some sort of gage, it is almost the...

    Started by RCS‎, 01-10-2017 05:17 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 482
    01-15-2017, 07:50 AM Go to last post
  16. Arrow Vickers Turkish Contract MG

    Hello everyone. I'm pretty new to forums so please bear with me as I learn my way around and try to use the site. I happened across this site...

    Started by Go Vickers‎, 01-08-2017 10:28 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 161
    01-09-2017, 09:16 PM Go to last post
  17. "French"-"Broken" Sten Stocks

    Does anyone know why the same eBay vendor keeps producing Sten Socks which they claim to have sourced in France yet they all seem to have broken keys...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 01-01-2017 07:58 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 765
    01-09-2017, 04:23 AM Go to last post
  18. Wink Polish PM-63 RAK: Help Please!

    Hi all, If you noticed me from the Bren forum, not only am I going to receive a Bren cutaway, but also a wonderful PM-63 machine pistol, also in...

    Started by Meerkoos‎, 01-07-2017 02:24 PM
    automatic, machine pistol, pm63, polish, rak, submachine gun
    • Replies: 5
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    01-07-2017, 08:23 PM Go to last post
  19. tripping lever - sten

    hi all found this in some parts I just acquired. is the top one rare ?, as it looks milled to me. bottom obviously stamped thanks

    Started by philb‎, 01-03-2017 09:14 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 320
    01-05-2017, 08:21 PM Go to last post
  20. Question STEN and mag go gauge

    Hello All, I'm a first time member. I live in the USA and just recently acquired my first STEN MK2. It was assembled by Fazakerley under their...

    Started by Scott C‎, 12-09-2016 06:41 PM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 489
    01-05-2017, 01:17 AM Go to last post

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