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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxl6pJnnFNE

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxl6pJnnFNE
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    The Croatian MP Jelen and Šokac P1 are copies of the PPSh41. The Jelen is a cool little bullet hose.

    Wise Lite Arms and a few other manufactures made semi-auto PPSh41s here in the US. Most have...
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    Flying10uk, Most of the Sten drums here are...

    Flying10uk,

    Most of the Sten drums here are made just as you describe. There’s a little more to it. Internal spacers are added to convert the Sten mag section into single stack and a string of...
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    Measured at the back, using the standard...

    Measured at the back, using the standard follower, they run from 4+7/8” to 5”.

    Since the spring is shortened to 13 coils, you can cut the mag to 4+3/4” and shorten the standard follower Ľ”.

    I...
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    If I were an Indian, I would be deeply offended...

    If I were an Indian, I would be deeply offended by his ridiculous comments. 2.5 million Indian troops served in WWII. 87,000 died.

    He’s spouting Fake History, like the Fake “News” media today....
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    The short 10 round Sten magazines are an American...

    The short 10 round Sten magazines are an American thing.

    A few States have laws restricting magazine capacity to 10 rounds, California, NJ, IL. So, people cut mags down or put plugs in them to...
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    You know how they classify stuff, Peter. To them...

    You know how they classify stuff, Peter. To them a receiver (body) with no other working parts is classified as a gun. (Can you imagine someone trying to rob a bank with just a receiver?) They use...
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    “It will not reduce any noise its a replica.” ...

    “It will not reduce any noise its a replica.”

    I would bet it does reduce the noise a little.

    Here it would be classified as a real suppressor.
  9. For these ones, yes. The pictures on their site...

    For these ones, yes. The pictures on their site show they have rust. 10-Pack of 9mm Sten 20rd Magazines - Used


    I got some a while back. I tried one right out of the box without cleaning the...
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    How do I buy a copy?

    How do I buy a copy?
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    Very interesting, Peter. I bet you have lots more...

    Very interesting, Peter. I bet you have lots more good stuff like that for your new book. I can’t wait to get a copy.
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    Thanks, Peter. 99673 I was wondering if...

    Thanks, Peter.

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    I was wondering if the gaps between the Fazakerley flanged mag housing and the casing was the reason. The Sterling housing doesn’t have them and is clearly better...
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    Good stuff, Peter. Thanks. 99652 I see F...

    Good stuff, Peter. Thanks.

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    I see F 57 and UF stamped on the grip frame. UF 58 is stamped on the flanged type magazine housing. Do you know why the flanged type magazine housings were not...
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    Thanks, Peter. Sterling bought parts and...

    Thanks, Peter.

    Sterling bought parts and services from other companies to make the Mk4. Did Fazakerley buy some of the same parts and services from the same companies or were they just very good...
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    I probably would, if I knew what to look for. How...

    I probably would, if I knew what to look for. How does one tell they are Fazakerley made parts?
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    If it’s possible, I’d like to see some...

    If it’s possible, I’d like to see some information on the 7.62 prototype Sterling rifles.

    https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=27423
  17. Proofmarks and year codes are listed here...

    Proofmarks and year codes are listed here.
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    I ran into Dolf Goldsmith recently. He was taking orders for his new book, “The Vickers Machine Gun – Pride of the Emma Gees.” It expands on his excellent “The Grand Old Lady of No Man’s Land” with...
  19. Thread: sterling

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    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2019/01/1...

    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2019/01/1055153__photo_4_1543416878_img-1.jpg

    Where do I find one of those wood grips?
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    Who would have thought it would still be in...

    Who would have thought it would still be in service half a century later?
  21. If you’re looking at a “Stenling”, yes. A...

    If you’re looking at a “Stenling”, yes.

    A “Stenling” is an American combination of registered Sten receiver tube and a Mk4 Sterling “parts kit.”

    There was an abundance of fairly cheap...
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    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2019/01/M...

    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2019/01/M0GGHCKl-1.jpg

    I agree, Sarge. He's way too clean. Clearly not a front-line combatant. Doesn't have a clue how to hold a weapon. Probably a guitar...
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    It’s your gun. Shoot it if you want to, or not....

    It’s your gun. Shoot it if you want to, or not. It’s entirely up to you.

    To me a really nice gun is a bit like a good-looking woman. Given the chance, I would……
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    Yeah, the real grease gun mags work fine, as long...

    Yeah, the real grease gun mags work fine, as long as they are clean. The Cobray .45 ACP magazines can have feeding issues. After a while the presentation angle becomes too high and they need a little...
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    Oh! That's exactly what I am thinking about...

    Oh! That's exactly what I am thinking about doing. Guess I could send it to John and have him do it.
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