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by Oldrelic
Sun Dec 04, 2016 6:55 pm
Forum: MG34 Accessories
Topic: Battery installation in Battery Box
Replies: 1
Views: 3615

Re: Battery installation in Battery Box

The Battery Box for the MGZ light system worked off of X3 4.5v (volt) Batteries. The same Battery as used in a WWII Basic German hand held light. The original style WWII German Batteries are getting very difficult to find. Bergflak Has a 4.5v Battery adapter for sale. This looks like the real batter...
by Oldrelic
Sat Dec 03, 2016 8:54 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: Philadelphia ordinance m42 80% ever built?
Replies: 11
Views: 1525

Re: Philadelphia ordinance m42 80% ever built?

I am looking to buy a 80% Philadelphia Ordnance Mg34 Receiver.
No pares needed.

Please post contact info if you have one for sale.

Oldrelic
12-03-2016
by Oldrelic
Sat Dec 03, 2016 8:46 pm
Forum: MG34 Accessories
Topic: 80 % Phili Ord Receiver Wanted !!
Replies: 0
Views: 635

80 % Phili Ord Receiver Wanted !!

Hi every one, I am looking to find and buy a 80% Mg34 Philadelphia Ordnance Receiver. I need Receiver Only , No parts needed. I am not sure if they are still making them , I see Mg34 Receivers listed on their Web site, and have left messages with them , with no return reply. So ..... WANTED TO BUY 8...
by Oldrelic
Sat Nov 05, 2016 6:59 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 723

Re: Wanted - Mgz40 Tan or Green Carry Can

Oldrelic wrote:Want to Buy..................

Tan or Green Mgz 40 Can in good condition.

rrdk1@comcast.net
11-05-2016
by Oldrelic
Sat Nov 05, 2016 6:54 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 723

Wanted

Want to Buy..................

Tan or Green Mgz 40 Can in good condition.

rrdk1@comcast.net
11-05-2016
by Oldrelic
Mon Mar 21, 2016 6:59 pm
Forum: MG34 Accessories
Topic: I Made This !!! MGZ34 Scope
Replies: 14
Views: 3178

Re: I Made This !!! MGZ34 Scope

Thanks phil for pointing this out . It is very helpful to have a Second eye watching my back, Thanks !! I did see this Sale on eBay also , They had 3 different MGz34 "Part Groups" ending at the same time from two different sellers, Both sellers were from Russia. A month ago I would have bi...
by Oldrelic
Wed Feb 24, 2016 8:07 pm
Forum: MG34 Accessories
Topic: I Made This !!! MGZ34 Scope
Replies: 14
Views: 3178

Re: I Made This !!! MGZ34 Scope

Thanks every one who has put in their input. I feel that my project came out Better than I had hoped that it would. I have been ask be several people who have seen it in person 'When did you get the scope" ...... I tell them that I know where it came from ,, I MADE IT ! I love looking at it on ...
by Oldrelic
Mon Jan 18, 2016 9:16 am
Forum: MG34 Accessories
Topic: I Made This !!! MGZ34 Scope
Replies: 14
Views: 3178

Re: I Made This !!! MGZ34 Scope

Here are the last of my photos. I have completed most all of the major components including the last piece , the plug for the Illuminator cable to the Battery Box. This is made from Plastic PVC , and Wood with a few screws. It is NOT perfect , but it does its job on my Lafette !! I want to add Bette...
by Oldrelic
Sun Jan 17, 2016 11:15 pm
Forum: MG34 Accessories
Topic: I Made This !!! MGZ34 Scope
Replies: 14
Views: 3178

Re: I Made This !!! MGZ34 Scope

My dummy MGZ34 scope as seen in All of the above photos was TOTALLY hand made from nothing other than Web Photos, and construction materials as seen in the very First photo (not counting the Rubber Eye Cup, and a Repro Steele Scope Base). It is definitely NOT a purchased 'MODEL' from a store. I have...
by Oldrelic
Sat Jan 16, 2016 10:50 pm
Forum: MG34 Accessories
Topic: I Made This !!! MGZ34 Scope
Replies: 14
Views: 3178

Re: I Made This !!! MGZ34 Scope

Thanks for the compliment, the idea was to make a Wooden Dummy MGZ34 Scope 'Look' the part for my display. I am happy with what I have done so far , and if it looks real at 5 or 10 feet distance , Then I am VERY pleased and I have Succeeded with my Illusion. Thank You. Old Relic :cheer: :cheer: :che...
by Oldrelic
Sat Jan 16, 2016 11:27 am
Forum: MG34 Accessories
Topic: I Made This !!! MGZ34 Scope
Replies: 14
Views: 3178

Re: I Made This !!! MGZ34 Scope

Here are the last of my current pictures, I feel that I still have some work to go before I will be done with my project. It is not 100% perfect, but it does the job !! I would like to know if anyone else has made a Lafette Scope from wood ??? Old Relic :wnana: :bnija: :cheer: :cheer: :cheer:
by Oldrelic
Sat Jan 16, 2016 11:12 am
Forum: MG34 Accessories
Topic: I Made This !!! MGZ34 Scope
Replies: 14
Views: 3178

Re: I Made This !!! MGZ34 Scope

After nearly Three weeks working on my MGZ34 Scope , it is coming near its completion. In the following photos , I have re-painted the Scope and re-sanded it to smooth it out some, I also added Screws where needed for a bit more realism. I have also added the Collimator. It still needs smaller thing...
by Oldrelic
Sat Jan 16, 2016 10:53 am
Forum: MG34 Accessories
Topic: I Made This !!! MGZ34 Scope
Replies: 14
Views: 3178

Re: I Made This !!! MGZ34 Scope

Here are some photos after the FIX and rebuild, the First photos are right before painting. I first used PanzerGrau paint from 1944Militaria.com , then I changed the color to the more common Apfelgrun. This was also purchased from 1944Militaria. The next photos are after I painted my MGZ34 to check ...
by Oldrelic
Sat Jan 16, 2016 10:31 am
Forum: MG34 Accessories
Topic: I Made This !!! MGZ34 Scope
Replies: 14
Views: 3178

Re: I Made This !!! MGZ34 Scope

I did already find the Correct Eye Cup , and a Reproduction Milled metal Base to mount my Dummy Scope onto. This made things easyer to mount My scope onto the actual lafette Scope Mount base later. Here are a few mor photos, After Building this up the FIRST time , I realized that some thing did Not ...
by Oldrelic
Sat Jan 16, 2016 10:11 am
Forum: MG34 Accessories
Topic: I Made This !!! MGZ34 Scope
Replies: 14
Views: 3178

I Made This !!! MGZ34 Scope

Hi, I don't know if anyone had done this before ??? I have a Dummy Mg42 on Yugo Lafette , I know this thread is for Mg34's ..... But ! This is a DUMMY Mg42 that I have in my collection , and use at a local Historical Military Museum for display on our Military world History Display. I have just comp...
by Oldrelic
Sun Jan 03, 2016 9:28 pm
Forum: MG42 Accessories
Topic: I NEED LAFETTE MGZ SCOPE MEASUREMENTS
Replies: 6
Views: 6215

Re: I NEED LAFETTE MGZ SCOPE MEASUREMENTS

I just finished my painting , and the paint that I had was WWII German Panzergrau. I will repaint it a more correct Apple Green when I get the paint delivered, it has been ordered. This to NOT a perfect build. I have taken a few short cuts like not building the sight collimator , also the Scale is o...
by Oldrelic
Sun Jan 03, 2016 2:47 pm
Forum: MG42 Accessories
Topic: I NEED LAFETTE MGZ SCOPE MEASUREMENTS
Replies: 6
Views: 6215

Re: I NEED LAFETTE MGZ SCOPE MEASUREMENTS

I have been working on my Dummy MGZ34 Scope for my Dummy Mg42 on a Lafette Tripod. It is abount 65% complete , needing more sanding sealing , a knob , paint, tweeking ect. IT IS NOT PERFECT ..... but it will work for my Dummy Display Needs . and cheaper. than the real thing at $3,500 that I would NE...
by Oldrelic
Thu Dec 31, 2015 7:27 pm
Forum: MG34 Accessories
Topic: Please Help ! I need measurements.
Replies: 1
Views: 2132

Please Help ! I need measurements.

Hi everyone, I REAllY HOPE SOMEONE CAN HELP ME !! I have a MG42 DUMMY GUN on a Lafette Tripod. This is in my private collection and, I also use it at our local military museum for display when we have outside Historical events. It may seem to be a Siliy question , But ............ I have a Non-Shoot...
by Oldrelic
Tue Dec 29, 2015 6:22 pm
Forum: MG42 Accessories
Topic: Paint removal
Replies: 8
Views: 1865

Re: Paint removal

Hi, I just did a Lafette rebuild right before the Christmas weekend, I took the lafette frame apart as much as possible. I DID NOT try to take apart the Search Fire device. I just cleaned it with a De-greaser and just painted over it . It is a YUGO Lafette , and the Search Fire Device was Originally...
by Oldrelic
Sun Dec 27, 2015 10:21 pm
Forum: MG42 Accessories
Topic: I NEED LAFETTE MGZ SCOPE MEASUREMENTS
Replies: 6
Views: 6215

Re: I NEED LAFETTE MGZ SCOPE MEASUREMENTS

Here is a Re Post of my Photos as requested.

Oldrelic

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