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by shooter42
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:28 am
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: Receiver and shroud source
Replies: 1
Views: 37

Re: Receiver and shroud source

Try Allegheny Arsenal they seem to be only one's at the moment that I can see. Most of the other sites that I was looking at sourcing a kit from last year have gone out of stock. The good news is that, from everything I've heard, their kits are great, are pretty easy rewelds, and come with the rear ...
by shooter42
Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: M53 receiver stampings don't reach cut barrel shroud.
Replies: 6
Views: 108

Re: M53 receiver stampings don't reach cut barrel shroud.

Try out Global Machine & Tool they are making the receiver halves as well but extend a little farther forward than the BRP ones. He lists them on GB but you can also give his business a call. Depends on if if you're not wanting to fabricate the difference.
by shooter42
Fri Nov 18, 2016 3:51 pm
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: MG-3 kits ---What do you think ?
Replies: 18
Views: 5672

Re: MG-3 kits ---What do you think ?

Someone on the weaponsguilds forum got some detailed photos of their kit from RTI with some purchased extras. An APEX kit is definitely better IMO, even with buying the components from RTG for 308 if you starting from zero. Still it's not totally bad if you only need components minus the receiver an...
by shooter42
Thu Nov 17, 2016 11:30 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Introductions (or one way to increase your post count).
Replies: 295
Views: 50101

Re: Introductions (or one way to increase your post count).

Hey all, just starting out planning my first build, I hope to pick up a lot of great advice from you guys and with any luck figure out all mysteries, as a noob, of the differences between the mg42 and mg3 clone I'd like to build and get everything sorted towards my new adventure! :D
by shooter42
Thu Nov 17, 2016 11:15 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: WTB MG42 Barrel 7.62 X 51
Replies: 6
Views: 7106

Re: WTB MG42 Barrel 7.62 X 51

I'm not sure if these are chromed but I think they are Steyr NOS, but there seem to be only a couple left at Ohio Ordinance Works, http://www.ohioordnanceworks.com/parts/barrels/mg-74-mg3-7-62-x-51mm-german there were 30 four weeks ago now there seems to be only 10. Are there still 308 barrels on th...

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