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by alpencorps
Thu Mar 17, 2016 6:01 pm
Forum: German Firearms
Topic: Found: 1909 MG08 Spandau and a 1916 sled mount
Replies: 21
Views: 3918

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

here is mine,
converted to semi auto,
DWM 1917,
sled is dated 1915
by alpencorps
Thu Mar 17, 2016 5:43 pm
Forum: German Firearms
Topic: Found: 1909 MG08 Spandau and a 1916 sled mount
Replies: 21
Views: 3918

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

so the MG 08 was transported at the Reichswehr
chart is dated 1933

viewtopic.php?f=104&t=13372
by alpencorps
Thu Mar 17, 2016 5:42 pm
Forum: German Firearms
Topic: Found: 1909 MG08 Spandau and a 1916 sled mount
Replies: 21
Views: 3918

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

so the MG 08 was transported at the Reichswehr
chart is dated 1933

viewtopic.php?f=104&t=13372
by alpencorps
Tue May 19, 2015 5:24 pm
Forum: German Firearms
Topic: Wehrmacht, MG Wagon MG08
Replies: 2
Views: 1245

Wehrmacht, MG Wagon MG08

New find, Wagen MG08 Sledmount, dated 1936
by alpencorps
Sat May 09, 2015 10:06 am
Forum: German Firearms
Topic: Chest WAFFENMEISTERVORRATSKASTEN für L.M.G 08/15
Replies: 2
Views: 1116

Re: Chest WAFFENMEISTERVORRATSKASTEN für L.M.G 08/15

HELLO Matt,
The chest is for spareparts, fits not a gun..
In Dolf's book is a chest like mine for mg08 pictured...
Greetings to US..
by alpencorps
Sat Apr 25, 2015 4:58 pm
Forum: German Firearms
Topic: Chest WAFFENMEISTERVORRATSKASTEN für L.M.G 08/15
Replies: 2
Views: 1116

Chest WAFFENMEISTERVORRATSKASTEN für L.M.G 08/15

Chest for Aircraft LMG 08/15
unfortunately, insert is missing
by alpencorps
Wed Feb 18, 2015 4:04 pm
Forum: German Firearms
Topic: Another great image!
Replies: 94
Views: 20438

Re: Another great image!

no comment
by alpencorps
Sun Sep 21, 2014 4:41 pm
Forum: German Firearms
Topic: Another MG08 accessory to ponder.
Replies: 11
Views: 2286

Re: Another MG08 accessory to ponder.

looks new painted..
here a example in original paint

http://www.mg08.de/Zielfernrohre/ZF12Leitz3sZZ.jpg
by alpencorps
Sun Aug 31, 2014 2:43 pm
Forum: German Firearms
Topic: Notes on the 08 German Maxim Gun
Replies: 16
Views: 2644

Notes on the 08 German Maxim Gun

a new find
nic booklet 16 pages
by alpencorps
Tue Jul 22, 2014 5:09 pm
Forum: German Firearms
Topic: Modernized German Maxim - The Chinese T24
Replies: 7
Views: 1554

Re: Modernized German Maxim - The Chinese T24

its to 7,62x54R converted Set,
gun and Tripod are in good shape.
by alpencorps
Sun Jul 20, 2014 6:26 am
Forum: German Firearms
Topic: Modernized German Maxim - The Chinese T24
Replies: 7
Views: 1554

Re: Modernized German Maxim - The Chinese T24

found a nice example,
Part-Set / Non firing Gun..
by alpencorps
Sat Jul 05, 2014 4:11 am
Forum: German Firearms
Topic: MG08 Jacket Armor Photo - 1916
Replies: 4
Views: 848

Re: MG08 Jacket Armor Photo - 1916

Intresting is the Typ of trenchmount..
Never seen bevor...
by alpencorps
Wed Mar 12, 2014 1:21 pm
Forum: German Firearms
Topic: MG 08 color
Replies: 3
Views: 815

Re: MG 08 color

HELLO,
Make your paint by yourself...

An old Instruktion

viewtopic.php?f=46&t=9256&start=20#p87479

Greetings from Bavaria
by alpencorps
Tue Dec 24, 2013 11:05 am
Forum: German Firearms
Topic: 500 round MG08 Ammo Can/oil box?
Replies: 11
Views: 1483

Re: 500 round MG08 Ammo Can/oil box?

thanks for reply,
enclosed, a pic of the Oil / Petroleum Can
contends approx 1 Liter...
by alpencorps
Mon Dec 23, 2013 11:25 am
Forum: German Firearms
Topic: 500 round MG08 Ammo Can/oil box?
Replies: 11
Views: 1483

Re: 500 round MG08 Ammo Can/oil box?

Hello, congaratulation, realy nice looking Oilchest Mod 1911.. to see a drawing in the German Instructionbook D.V. 89 dated 1915 innsideview Oil-Chest Mod 1911 (Ölkasten 11), http://www.mg08.de/Zubehoer/Zubehoer.html my real one, the Can for RSV (Blankfire-attachment) is the wrong typ, should bee th...
by alpencorps
Sun Aug 18, 2013 2:27 pm
Forum: German Firearms
Topic: ZF12 Scope by J. D. Moeller of Wedel
Replies: 6
Views: 1256

Re: ZF12 Scope by J. D. Moeller of Wedel

very intresting maker,
never know bevore..
thanks vor sharing the pictures
by alpencorps
Sun Aug 11, 2013 2:25 pm
Forum: German Firearms
Topic: IMA Belt Loader
Replies: 8
Views: 1784

Re: IMA Belt Loader

Hello

a find on ebay..

intresting Sparepart for beltloader 16

http://www.ebay.de/itm/MG-08-MG0815-Gur ... 19e0920a51
by alpencorps
Tue Jul 16, 2013 6:31 am
Forum: German Firearms
Topic: Patroenenkasten 16?
Replies: 4
Views: 887

Re: Patroenenkasten 16?

HELLO Andrew,
The rusty Chest, (the one without leather at the handle)
Is a Patronenkasten 15...ww1 .era...

Patronenkasten 16 is the 100rd drum...

You can find
Patronenkasten 15 in this Kondition
In germany for approx $ 50..

Greetings
by alpencorps
Sun May 26, 2013 6:40 am
Forum: German Firearms
Topic: MG08 Sled with Sokolov wheels
Replies: 11
Views: 1526

Re: MG08 Sled with Sokolov wheels

My Sokolov mount with Optics bracket has those kinds of wheels... Its not a WWI Sokolov mount. Probably late 20s or 1930s. I am guessing that was done post WWI... Hello Matt, is it possible to post pictures? thank you! @ Mark It is interesting but watch out for any damage to that beautiful box!!! M...
by alpencorps
Mon May 20, 2013 12:08 pm
Forum: German Firearms
Topic: MG08 Sled with Sokolov wheels
Replies: 11
Views: 1526

Re: MG08 Sled with Sokolov wheels

enclosed, pics from the wheels...

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