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by www.Prussia.us
Sun Mar 24, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: German Firearms
Topic: Another great image!
Replies: 108
Views: 23895

Re: Another great image!

Excellent additions to an already fantastic collection :D
by www.Prussia.us
Sun Nov 18, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Mg42 receiver for sale
Replies: 15
Views: 3446

Re: Mg42 receiver for sale

If building a 42 was easy, everyone would do it. That's why the 42 builder smiles at people who "build" an AR15. It's because he knows that an AR isn't built, it's just assembled. There IS a difference. BUILDING a 42 is an entirely different beast, requiring skills, not just a barrel wren...
by www.Prussia.us
Sun Nov 18, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: SA M53 cycling issues
Replies: 14
Views: 699

Re: SA M53 cycling issues

Excellent to hear, and nice job on the build.
by www.Prussia.us
Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: Is my semi MG42 supposed to be making this noise?
Replies: 5
Views: 765

Re: Is my semi MG42 supposed to be making this noise?

Okay here is a super stupid thought, if all was fine before-and since these parts develop their own unique wear spots, could it be possible that your barrel is re-installed upside down so the barrel block side is facing up which was previously facing down? This is not a functional issue, but on a re...
by www.Prussia.us
Sun Nov 26, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday Bil !!!!! 10/15/2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1511

Re: Happy Birthday Bil !!!!! 10/15/2017

BIL, that is a terrible way to spend a birthday. Having just read of the incident, it was auspicious beyond words that you did not damage your spinal cord. For lingering aches and pains never under estimate the healing power of a good, organic, hexane-free, castor oil pack. Glad to see you surviving...
by www.Prussia.us
Sun Nov 26, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: What are YOU doing during Winter?
Replies: 5
Views: 1022

Re: What are YOU doing during Winter?

Perhaps some home brewing.
by www.Prussia.us
Sun Nov 26, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Dummy gun prices?
Replies: 2
Views: 701

Re: Dummy gun prices?

Just remember, and you likely know, if you choose to list on Gunbroker, their search pattern for their site is VERY picky, unlike many sites whereby you only need to be close, that is not so on GB. If you were to search for Mg34's and type in "Mg 34"" then any listings of "Mg34&q...
by www.Prussia.us
Sun Nov 26, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: New Toy Y'all !
Replies: 4
Views: 1072

Re: New Toy Y'all !

That is a fine looking firearm, no collection is complete without some classics. I like the finish on the furniture very elegant, well done :D
by www.Prussia.us
Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: MG42 Photos and Video
Topic: There's a reason why it was called Hitler's saw
Replies: 3
Views: 1340

Re: There's a reason why it was called Hitler's saw

Now that is how they should cut trees down on "Axe Men" on the so-called History Channel.
by www.Prussia.us
Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Time for Change.
Replies: 16
Views: 9981

Re: Time for Change.

Salt6/Steve your initiative to create this website engendered countless builds and saved many builders from dangerous/deadly mishaps while guiding them along their journey to reanimating historical semi-autos, one kit at a time. The tome of knowledge on this site is like no other on the Internet. Fu...
by www.Prussia.us
Sat Jan 14, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: Hammer follow
Replies: 48
Views: 5196

Re: Hammer follow

Just a quick note on the headspace, you would be surprised how many barrels/bolts match up just fine and how many do not, once put to the gauges.

What is the diameter of the exit hole on your booster?
by www.Prussia.us
Sun Dec 18, 2016 8:43 pm
Forum: MG34 General Discussion
Topic: Approval letter
Replies: 2
Views: 1196

Re: Approval letter

If you have a new design, then you must contact the ATF Tech Branch at Needy Road and make sure you have the credentials before you submit the design. In most jurisdictions a civilian can legally build a rifle (that includes semi-autos assuming no laws are violated i.e. SBR regs) however if your des...
by www.Prussia.us
Thu Oct 13, 2016 8:52 pm
Forum: MG42 Photos and Video
Topic: Finally took a picture
Replies: 4
Views: 3197

Re: Finally took a picture

Well done with the build!

Anyone have any idea how many M53 kits were imported over the past 10 years?
by www.Prussia.us
Thu Jul 07, 2016 9:29 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: WWII MG42 on vehicle use
Replies: 14
Views: 7796

Re: WWII MG42 on vehicle use

Great thread, great pictures, too bad more of these artifacts were not saved. For instance over 12,000 B17s were produced during WW2, yes many were shot down/damaged, however each state capital should have been given a compliment of US planes and captured Axis equipment for museums.
by www.Prussia.us
Tue Apr 05, 2016 1:57 pm
Forum: German Firearms
Topic: Found: 1909 MG08 Spandau and a 1916 sled mount
Replies: 21
Views: 4734

Re: Found: 1909 MG08 Spandau and a 1916 sled mount

That is a fantastic 08 "CaptMax" :wnana: Be sure to talk with Dennis about the process, he has not worked out all the bugs with the semiauto 08's/Type 24's YET, but he is very close. Last I knew he was still trying to get the best design for the trigger bar replacement since the 1910 botto...
by www.Prussia.us
Tue Apr 05, 2016 1:50 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Spade Grips for the MG42 (not M53)
Replies: 13
Views: 3171

Re: Spade Grips for the MG42 (not M53)

Jbaum your friend may want to consider trying a licensing deal (making an m53 prototype) with WLA or BRP Guns for the thousands of potential customers living in Blue State Hell (aka those living under retarded "assault weapon bans" in the Northeast). It may not make him rich, but could bri...
by www.Prussia.us
Tue Dec 08, 2015 9:26 pm
Forum: MG34 Accessories
Topic: Thought yall may like this
Replies: 8
Views: 4729

Re: Thought yall may like this

Now that is something you do not see often, well done :wnana:
by www.Prussia.us
Tue Dec 08, 2015 9:24 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: Want to refinish my MG42. Options?
Replies: 3
Views: 1596

Re: Want to refinish my MG42. Options?

Certainly park, or duracoat are strong, but given that it is a C&R, if it were myself, I would take the time to consider the hotblue process, or at the very least, if you have the time and patience, consider doing a rust blue (not toxic, MUCH nicer than any cold blue, and you can do it yourself).
by www.Prussia.us
Tue Dec 08, 2015 9:20 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: Buffer cam pieces, clean up or buy new?
Replies: 3
Views: 1878

Re: Buffer cam pieces, clean up or buy new?

First congrats on your journey to rebuilding the iconic Mg42/M53. Second w/o pictures to see how badly yours are damaged it is hard to tell what you are up against; Though the vast majority of de-milled M53kits now just give you the buffer tabs attached to a small piece of receiver, then you merely ...
by www.Prussia.us
Tue Dec 08, 2015 9:01 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: MG42 Spoke for first time in over 70 years today
Replies: 17
Views: 4200

Re: MG42 Spoke for first time in over 70 years today

No technical advice to offer, just a hearty CONGRATS 8)

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