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  1. 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 photos that show the right side only, and Linda Cox'...
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    Thanks to all. BP, I see your point about the...

    Thanks to all.

    BP, I see your point about the pin to lock the bushing to the barrel, which I hadn't noticed before.

    Was this present on only the Mk III barrels converted for Mk II use? I...
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    Specialized Sten Barrels

    Over the years I've acquired a couple of 9mm Sten barrels that I can't identify. Have checked Peter's book and the other Sten references in my library and online. I suspect they were for WW II...
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    Sten Mag Mandrel & Hammer Available At BRP

    FWIW, BRP has one set of the Sten magazine mandrel & hammer available for the princely sum of $250.00. They had two several days ago, but the site is showing only one available now.

    STEN Magazine...
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    Very good news. I'm sure you'll keep us informed...

    Very good news. I'm sure you'll keep us informed if you see a need for the buffers. As you say, for a buck worth having in case it's needed!

    Dave
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    Hey AME I'm in the (newly minted) Peoples...

    Hey AME

    I'm in the (newly minted) Peoples Republic of Virginia and have a HA Inglis Mk II conversion. Due to time constraints I've been able to put only 120 rounds (all Partizan) through it, all...
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    I'm away from home for a bit, but will look for...

    I'm away from home for a bit, but will look for the "no more Stens" quote when I return.
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    WW II Sten Mag Problems? (History Question)

    Although I have Peter's "bible," don't recall reading anything about this there. Were the Sten mag feed problems we experience today also present in the equipment dropped to the Occupied Europe...
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    Sten & B&T Suppressor?

    Has anybody mated a Sten Mk II/V (probably Mk II) barrel with the B&T QD SMG/PDW suppressor, Cal. 9 x 19 mm (SD-988100)? In theory this looks like it could be a good can for the Sten, and is less...
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    Knew I could count on you, Peter! I really got...

    Knew I could count on you, Peter!

    I really got a laugh from the 7 35' specification. Suspect it was achieved . . . once, at Enfield!
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    Sten Magazine Gauge Markings

    Just got a NOS Sten mag gauge from Marstar in Canada. It has the following markings lightly engraved:


    GO. GAPS
    FOR LIPS OF MAGAZINE
    D D (E) 3543/3

    <Logo circle> PG LTD

    HEIGHT & ANGLE
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    Unexpected solution that's working so far. The...

    Unexpected solution that's working so far. The Indianapolis Ordnance mod is designed to use two springs, a stiffer recoil spring and a hammer spring. We completely removed the very stiff recoil...
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    Hey LE Fascinating article. The interesting...

    Hey LE

    Fascinating article. The interesting thing is that when fully compressed (bolt handle in the safety slot), more than 1/3 of the coils in the hammer spring are in direct contact with the...
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    Hey BE Actually a very good question,...

    Hey BE

    Actually a very good question, particularly with a new-build tube. One of my buddies' Mk. III did in fact have an internal obstruction and a guy with a Mk. II had an issue with the ejector...
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    Indianapolis Ordnance Sten Issue

    I have an Indianapolis Ordnance Sten Mk. V conversion and several friends have IO conversions for the Mks. II and III. We all have the same problem, which I hope has been addressed and solved (have...
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    Hey Vincent Thanks much for the vid link. ...

    Hey Vincent

    Thanks much for the vid link. Very helpful. I'd seen that earlier, which is basically how I learned what might be necessary to rehabilitate my many unusable mags. Still searching...
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    So, if the lips were parallel but the bullet was,...

    So, if the lips were parallel but the bullet was, say, flat or well below 8, did you discard the mag, or somehow try to reshape the lips? I've got a dozen mags with parallel feed lips but the round...
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    BAR, once again you've misread a good-faith...

    BAR, once again you've misread a good-faith request on this site.

    The article linked by F10 is very interesting and generally helpful, but as I'm certain F10 knows, wholly irrelevant to my...
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    Sten Magazine Mandrel

    Does anybody have engineering drawings of the Sten magazine mandrel for straightening the feed lips? Since no originals seem to be available at this point, I'm thinking about fabricating one to fix...
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    The fit problem has been discussed here before? ...

    The fit problem has been discussed here before? Hmmm. I used the site search box to ensure I wasn't covering ground already tilled, but nothing related to fit came up.

    Since the photo I uploaded...
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    Well, maybe not "never" . . . 101328 I...

    Well, maybe not "never" . . .


    101328

    I was hoping I missed some sort of simple trick (yes, I did remove the tightening screw before starting the fitting process, but thanks for pointing out...
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    Bren "Commando" Foregrip Fit Problem

    Anybody figured out how to mount the aftermarket "British WWII Bren Gun Commando Foregrip" sold by ima-usa and a ton of other places? On my Inglis Mk II the Pin, Mounting, Front and Rear (#3 [BE...
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    Sten Mk V Foregrip

    I know this general subject has been addressed before:

    https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=57996
    https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=52657...
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    Thanks, Peter. That certainly explains why these...

    Thanks, Peter. That certainly explains why these devices are so scarce (and expensive).
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    Very helpful--thanks. Still looking for official...

    Very helpful--thanks. Still looking for official documentation as well. I just like to have the regs/manuals for all the equipment I own.
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