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by SturmHead
Wed Apr 22, 2015 2:34 pm
Forum: MG42 Stickies Section
Topic: Rubber bumper to protect shells from damage
Replies: 11
Views: 1296

Re: Rubber bumper to protect shells from damage

Thanks John
I'm sure all of this who reload and want to reload for the MG42 will appreciate this. I know I do.
by SturmHead
Mon Apr 13, 2015 3:10 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: Reloading thoughts
Replies: 8
Views: 716

Re: Reloading thoughts

Hey John, are you going to post pictures of your wire and radiator hose device to prevent dented case mouths that we talked about at the KCR MG shoot?
Oh, and after you walked away I told the lady that if I had a question, I go to you, and that you really know your stuff :)
by SturmHead
Thu Mar 26, 2015 2:06 pm
Forum: MG42 Stickies Section
Topic: The Recuperator
Replies: 29
Views: 10195

Re: The Recuperator

Thanks Der Alder.
This helps greatly. I'll have to do some more research, but it does appear to be more difficult than it first appeared to convert a MG42 to use a MG3 recuperator.
by SturmHead
Tue Mar 24, 2015 3:29 pm
Forum: MG42 Stickies Section
Topic: The Recuperator
Replies: 29
Views: 10195

Re: The Recuperator

Der Alder, thanks for the reply. I was looking at the grip hanger, and I understand now how it supports the back of the 42/53 recuperator and how a MG3 grip hanger would be needed to use a MG3 recuperator. How is the grip hanger attached to the receiver? It looks like it is held in place by the lug ...
by SturmHead
Fri Mar 20, 2015 3:55 pm
Forum: MG42 Stickies Section
Topic: The Recuperator
Replies: 29
Views: 10195

Re: The Recuperator

Is it possible to use a MG3 recuperator in a MG42, and if so, what must be done and what parts are needed?
by SturmHead
Fri Sep 05, 2014 1:54 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: Firing from the shoulder
Replies: 8
Views: 1311

Re: Firing from the shoulder

When I do instructions on how to use the MG3 for the soldiers I normally do a demo where I shoot prone, kneeling behind a wooden bench with the bipod folded and resting on the bench, from the hip and finally from the shoulder standing up firing it like a rifle. I can hit a group of man sized target...
by SturmHead
Wed Apr 23, 2014 3:16 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: question 1. Need help with FA MG42 - ejection issues
Replies: 28
Views: 2216

Re: question 1. Need help with FA MG42 - ejection issues

But we learn so much from these diagnosis. :wnana:

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