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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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  6. Question Global Thread Help: What Happened to all my pics I attached to posts?

    My apologies for the delay in giving everyone a thorough update, but I was up and down almost 36 hours addressing the outage, and I needed some...

    Started by Badger‎, 12-21-2021 12:16 PM
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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...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-06-2011 03:38 PM
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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...

    Started by Badger‎, 01-02-2017 01:32 PM
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  9. 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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    There are some members who seem to experience site time-outs, or other problems when uploading pics as attachments to their threads and posts. It...

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  11. Question Global Thread Help: How do I find threads with questions that have never been answered?

    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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    Today’s Internet exposes computer users and the web sites they access, to a wide range of malicious pieces of infectious software code, designed to...

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    We understand you may be impatient to get on with placing your advertisement, but we would ask that you please read this post carefully, in order to...

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    Answer: For your own protection and to help preserve them for future research by all members ... :thup: The reason we capture and store all...

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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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» Normal Threads
  1. Schiffer: The Sten Hardback Book by Luc Guillou

    Not a detailed review, but today I received the beautiful large format The Sten book published by Schiffer. Schiffer is well-known for turning out a...

    Started by tj214‎, 05-19-2022 11:46 PM
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  2. Sten SOE/CISA Silencer Ratchet Plate Details

    Does anyone have photos or diagrams of the two "uni-directional ratchet plate" assemblies used on the SOE/CISA 22.5" suppressor? Peter's book has...

    Started by tj214‎, 04-26-2020 02:00 PM
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  3. Sten Mk 6 Question....

    So, curious as to if anyone here knows how they attached the front sling attachment of the standard STEN sling to the STEN MK 6? The rear being...

    Started by pzjgr‎, 04-18-2022 07:13 PM
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    04-18-2022, 07:53 PM Go to last post
  4. Sterling 10 round magazine

    I recently bought a Sterling 10 round magazine but although it takes 10 rounds it is significantly shorter than the standard 10 round magazines. It...

    Started by adrianp618‎, 02-26-2022 09:26 AM
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  5. STEN MK II Marked “ENGLAND” on Trigger Housing

    Hello all! Does anyone know if original WW2 production STEN MKII’s were ever stamped “ENGLAND” on the trigger housing. Here in the US, several C&R...

    Started by Flyer7412‎, 02-04-2022 04:36 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    03-23-2022, 11:17 PM Go to last post
  6. Example of Fazakerley L2A3 re marked by Sterling

    Here is an example of a Fazakerley manufactured L2A3 remarked and sold commercially by "Sterling" as a Mk4. currently for sale at D&B Militaria in...

    Started by Lee Enfield‎, 02-17-2022 04:37 PM
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    02-21-2022, 12:43 PM Go to last post
  7. The MG08 - Inter war version

    Although my area of interest is WWI both the MG08 and MG08/15 were modified for Reichswehr inter-war period usage. Members might find this thread...

    Started by MG1918‎, 02-13-2013 11:44 PM
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  8. some Heckler& Koch MP5 images

    Although post WW2 by a large margin, being introduced in 1959 almost makes the MP5 sub-machine gun an antique in its own right. It certainly...

    Started by erik3D‎, 02-06-2022 06:18 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    02-13-2022, 04:16 AM Go to last post
  9. Wolf ammo for sten mkv

    Has anyone had experience with wolf 9mm ammo for their sten? Any problems with the primers being too hard? I'm looking into getting some in bulk as...

    Started by Houligan‎, 02-04-2022 07:54 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    02-04-2022, 10:07 PM Go to last post
  10. Identifying a mystery feed block

    Hi all, hoping you can help solve the mystery of this part that has been bugging me for awhile now. See the photos below - my closest guess is that...

    Started by lottomaxk‎, 01-31-2022 12:58 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    02-01-2022, 05:48 PM Go to last post
  11. Highest known Sterling L34A1 - Mk5 ?

    Here are the two currently highest known serial numbered commercial Sterling Mk5's serial # 1597 & # S 4167. The (Guns of Dagenham) book estimates...

    Started by Lee Enfield‎, 07-27-2016 01:25 PM
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  12. Needing helpwith Sten MKV Semiauto build

    I just finished putting together a semi Sten MKVad am needing help getting it up and going. Anyone here with experience to share?

    Started by Houligan‎, 12-05-2021 07:38 PM
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    01-20-2022, 04:56 PM Go to last post
  13. AROL Sten Magazine Manufacturer

    Can anyone tell me about Arol please. I have a Sten mag with their marking on it but I can find no reference to them. Thanks.

    Started by adrianp618‎, 01-15-2022 07:55 AM
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    01-18-2022, 09:38 AM Go to last post
  14. Unknown SMG magazines and pouch - MP34?

    Does anyone know what these are? They look like MP34 magazines to me, don't recognize the pouch though.

    Started by Richard-‎, 01-15-2022 06:21 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    01-15-2022, 07:02 PM Go to last post
  15. Lewis Gun pan mag question

    Been messing with my lewis gun AR project and as this is a junkyard build not a real Lewis gun rebuild so please pardon my ignorance but what...

    Started by baltimoreed‎, 11-29-2021 12:58 PM
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    12-03-2021, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  16. recent Sten MkII"S" sale in US

    Lot Detail - (N) EXCEPTIONALLY RARE ORIGINAL WORLD WAR II ERA STEN MARK II S (SILENCED) STEN MACHINE GUN (CURIO AND RELIC). Brit Butt stock,...

    Started by Lee Enfield‎, 11-18-2021 11:37 AM
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    11-21-2021, 04:05 AM Go to last post
  17. MA "The World´s Smalest Machine Gun"

    Hello gents, I´m not sure if this post is in the right forum, I want to share some info about the Mexican Trejo Model 1 "The World´s Smallest...

    Started by EddieM‎, 10-23-2021 12:01 PM
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  18. Reising Model type ?

    Found these 2 pictures I thought were pretty interesting. I believe this is a Reising, but I don't recall ever seeing the folding stock and I...

    Started by painter777‎, 12-31-2020 03:26 PM
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    09-23-2021, 07:27 PM Go to last post
  19. Looking for value of Thompson Bridgeport L drum from WW2

    I have been looking on the internet but finding an original Bridgeport TSMG L drum for sale has been difficult to find. There are all kinds of...

    Started by RCS‎, 09-23-2021 03:05 PM
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    09-23-2021, 07:18 PM Go to last post
  20. Owen gun parts value needed to settle estate.

    Looking for value on an Austrailian Owen sub machine gun parts. Have the barrel and fore grip assembly. Have the stock and 9 magazines. Also have a...

    Started by Dogtrk‎, 10-21-2018 04:06 PM
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    • Replies: 13
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    08-21-2021, 12:31 AM Go to last post

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