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    Here's a 2D drawing of a fully compressed Bren...

    Here's a 2D drawing of a fully compressed Bren recoil buffer.
    The receiver (or body) is also in its rearmost position.
    (the section plane is in the centre of the buffer, not in the centre of the...
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    @SNAFU22 Thank you very much for those photo's !...

    @SNAFU22 Thank you very much for those photo's !
    They are of a newer version of the catch than the more curved Mk1 model, but functionally they should be very similar.
    There is a small vertical...
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    Nice animations @SNAFU22, but what I am thinking...

    Nice animations @SNAFU22, but what I am thinking of would be much more in detail than these.
    The way the extractor is tightened by the boltcarrier during unlocking for instance, that's quite unique...
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    Still searching for an angle to show relevant...

    Still searching for an angle to show relevant details of the mechanism (maybe for an animation of a firing cycle). It's not easy to find a good one.
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    Looking at it like this it seems a small...
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    Here's a section view of the BREN the instant the...

    Here's a section view of the BREN the instant the ejector hits the cartridge case after firing, unlocking, and extraction.
    I've drawn the piston post buffer spring at maximum compression, but I'm...
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    I've never reloaded .303 Britsh, so I wasn't...

    I've never reloaded .303 Britsh, so I wasn't aware that this calibre was designed to use berdan primer cups with such a large diameter (and thickness!).
    The berdan primers I'm to used were for the...
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    Well, one of the reasons I asked was this:...

    Well, one of the reasons I asked was this:
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    It's a few lines of text in the lower right hand corner of that Mk2/1 receiver drawing.
    Sadly some of the text has been cut off earlier, but...
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    Empty places filled: the 'barrel nut catch and...

    Empty places filled: the 'barrel nut catch and plunger' are included in the assembly now

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    Here's a computer generated image of my 3D model...

    Here's a computer generated image of my 3D model of a BREN butt handle.
    The metal bits of the one I based this model on were marked BSA.

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    @SNAFU22 Impressive result! Did it get a heat...

    @SNAFU22
    Impressive result!
    Did it get a heat treatment after welding to get rid of the built-up stress and to reapply local hardening/tempering?
    I guess it must be very difficult to prevent...
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    About those plungers: these should come...

    About those plungers: these should come reasonably close (I hope)

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    Eeeeeuw, what a horrific sight! Is that the same...

    Eeeeeuw, what a horrific sight!
    Is that the same gun as in your last photo?
    That would be quite an accomplishment!
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    Thank you very much again SNAFU22!

    Thank you very much again SNAFU22!
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    One really has to look at it from all sides to...

    One really has to look at it from all sides to appreciate how clever those designers were who made this.
    It's not easy to find a single angle that clearly shows how these tightly packed components...
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    Here's a drawing showing the moment the breech...

    Here's a drawing showing the moment the breech block is fully unlocked, but still hasn't begun moving backwards.
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    The leverage provided by the tilting motion of the breech block has loosened...
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    Different butt-slide and butt interfaces

    While gathering information for my BREN drawings I've come across two different patterns for the connection between the butt-slide and the butt.
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    The notches and recesses as shown in the...
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    Thank you sir! I was inspired by the drawings...

    Thank you sir!

    I was inspired by the drawings on pages 60 (fig 57) and 75 (fig 78) of the 1986 edition of 'The Bren Gun Saga' that show those markings on the right hand side.
    But those marking...
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    It's a pity that original Mk1 drawings still do...

    It's a pity that original Mk1 drawings still do not seem to be available to the general public.
    Making do by combining information that is may fill that void to some extend.
    I've superimposed a...
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    Here's a drawing that should be accurate enough...

    Here's a drawing that should be accurate enough to be used for illustrating a question or perhaps an answer about the BREN design.
    Feel free to edit it to your hearts delight in your favorite...
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    @AmEngRifles If you want to fabricate a part on...

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    If you want to fabricate a part on a specific CNC machine you'll have to design that part from the beginning to be compatible with that machine.
    These sublime devices are not magic...
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    @SNAFU22 I've used a 4 MB .png of 2376x1836...

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    I've used a 4 MB .png of 2376x1836 pixels that I downloaded from your answer in the 'MK 1 Cycling issues' thread. A careful cleaning session in Photoshop did much to improve it, but there...
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    Thanks to forum member SNAFU22, who almost a year...

    Thanks to forum member SNAFU22, who almost a year ago posted a drawing of the Mk2/1 receiver that I stumbled upon only last week, I was finally able to thoroughly check my 'reverse engineered' MkI*...
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    I was curious about where exactly the ejector...

    I was curious about where exactly the ejector would hit the cartridge case in my model:
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    There appears to be almost 1.45 mm between the impact point and the edge of the primer pocket, so the...
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    With the ejector designed to deform the primer...

    With the ejector designed to deform the primer you'd think one should be extra careful when manually ejecting a round that didn't go off.
    Never actually heard of an accident that could have been...
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    Here's the other side, showing the slide and hook...

    Here's the other side, showing the slide and hook mechanism

    https://www.milsurps.com/vbpgimage.php?do=full&p=4260&d=1644507033
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