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by market224
Mon Jul 13, 2015 1:52 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Original war time mg42 barrel latch
Replies: 2
Views: 493

Re: Original war time mg42 barrel latch

Hi
Thanks for the inputs. Already have mg3 door fitted, looks perfectly fine in every way as originals.
Maybe im being to fussy but still like war time original.
Rob :shock:
by market224
Mon Jul 13, 2015 11:44 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Original war time mg42 barrel latch
Replies: 2
Views: 493

Original war time mg42 barrel latch

Hello all.
looking for genuine original ( not post war ) mg42 barrel door latch.
thanks
Rob
by market224
Sat Apr 25, 2015 2:41 pm
Forum: MG42 Photos and Video
Topic: happiness is finding a bag of
Replies: 4
Views: 1994

Re: happiness is finding a bag of

Nice find.
Always surprising what's still out there to find.
Rob.
by market224
Sat Apr 25, 2015 2:29 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Re: WaA11 barrel door
Replies: 0
Views: 701

Re: WaA11 barrel door

Hello
Looking for original war time barrel door .
Rob
by market224
Sun Apr 05, 2015 3:01 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: WaA11 rear sight
Replies: 7
Views: 1620

Re: WaA11 rear sight

Thanks guys.
that makes a lot of sense.
Rob
by market224
Tue Mar 31, 2015 11:59 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: WaA11 rear sight
Replies: 7
Views: 1620

Re: WaA11 rear sight

Nice one.
thanks Donald for extra photos
I'm thinking it's an early production also.
interesting to see what others think.
Rob
by market224
Tue Mar 31, 2015 2:17 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: WaA11 rear sight
Replies: 7
Views: 1620

Re: WaA11 rear sight

two more photos of this sight.
by market224
Tue Mar 31, 2015 2:10 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: WaA11 rear sight
Replies: 7
Views: 1620

WaA11 rear sight

Hello all.
How early is this WaA11 rear sight?
Also the sight retainer pin has no knurling on it?
Thanks for looking
Rob
by market224
Thu Mar 12, 2015 12:39 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: WaA11 rear sight
Replies: 5
Views: 1677

Re: WaA11 rear sight

Taking a better look at your project photos. Looks like a very nice mg indeed and its good your taking your time getting it as it should be back to war time fitout.. well done. I have a early 1943 dated CRA and over time have managed to find a genuine bakelite WaA11 butt, WaA11 flash hider and been ...
by market224
Thu Mar 12, 2015 1:03 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: WaA11 rear sight
Replies: 5
Views: 1677

Re: WaA11 rear sight

Thanks a super project your doing there.
Rob
by market224
Sun Mar 08, 2015 4:18 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: WaA11 rear sight
Replies: 5
Views: 1677

WaA11 rear sight

Hi
like to find a early pattern mg42 rear sight WaA11
thanks
Rob
by market224
Tue Mar 03, 2015 11:24 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: Rear sight removal / refit
Replies: 2
Views: 1053

Re: Rear sight removal / refit

Thanks Rock.
great helpful appreciated advice.
didn't expect a photo it's a bonus.
Thanks again
Rob.
by market224
Tue Mar 03, 2015 12:39 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: Rear sight removal / refit
Replies: 2
Views: 1053

Rear sight removal / refit

Hello.
Want to replace my original mg42 rear site ( just sight not AA sight )
Has anybody every removed one from its frame?
Any tips, advice much appreciated.
Thank you.
Rob
by market224
Wed Jun 19, 2013 12:44 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: barrel extensions
Replies: 14
Views: 1862

Re: barrel extensions

K98dkmauser wrote:good job removing the barrels



in the first pic i think i seen a mg34 and k98 on the wall :D :mrgreen:


your make a good sniper. Your eyes are correct.
Rob
by market224
Tue Jun 18, 2013 12:18 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: barrel extensions
Replies: 14
Views: 1862

Re: barrel extensions

UP DATE. Thanks guys for all your help, every reply helped in its own way, All very appreciated. Did not know extensions were punch pinned to stop them un-screwing. I had to cut the round washer at extension end to make 4 flat edges and using mole grips and parking car rear wheel on barrel to get en...
by market224
Mon Jun 17, 2013 1:55 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: barrel extensions
Replies: 14
Views: 1862

Re: barrel extensions

Unless by plugged you mean that the chamber has been filled with weld and they got some on the barrel extension, it should unscrew. There are no variations of the process of putting the two together. Make sure you check headspace before using after swapping extensions. Thanks for confirming that AL...
by market224
Mon Jun 17, 2013 11:24 am
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: barrel extensions
Replies: 14
Views: 1862

barrel extensions

Hi all Trying to remove barrel extension but it will not un-screw? Do all original ww2 barrel extension removable? The extension im trying to remove is a german deact barrel with barrel plugged at extension end, Maybe this is part of problem? Have another barrel with extension that removes ok but ex...
by market224
Thu May 09, 2013 12:11 pm
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: Barrel door fitting
Replies: 1
Views: 475

Barrel door fitting

Hello all.
Need to remove original door and fit a replacement door to my my42. Got correct rivits from brp guns
Is there any body out there had any experience if flatting rivit heads out to match originals
Is there any tried and tested techniques?

Thanks and regards.
Rob
by market224
Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:09 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: flash hider differences
Replies: 5
Views: 872

Re: flash hider differences

I have read on a forum before, Might of even been this one. Read that the rings on 42s and 53s can look different in width were some rings can look wider than others, ( the german ones being more consist, Each ring same as neigbouring ring and do look thicker ) quality of machining ( especially were...
by market224
Sat Feb 23, 2013 7:18 am
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: flash hider differences
Replies: 5
Views: 872

flash hider differences

Have searched this forum but not found much with photo evidence of differences between mg42 / 53 flash hiders. Have seen some relic mg42 flash hiders on ebay. Some have flat bottoms shape ends at threaded base end. Some have sloped softer base ends making them look less shape and more angled/softer....

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