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by robertmcw
Wed Mar 28, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: Hammer follow
Replies: 37
Views: 2480

Re: Hammer follow

It looks your grip stick is an old Thompson Machine grip. He had two styles – one is like yours and the second one was designed to use an AR15 grip. We used the pen name of “Panaceabeachbum” and not have heard from years and either he retired or passed. He knew a lot about making those guns work. ht...
by robertmcw
Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: Something Special we have been working on...
Replies: 22
Views: 648

Re: Something Special we have been working on...

I would be interested. Can I send my bolt and my feed tray and nozzle to you so you can use my parts for the conversion and help keep the costs down? And would want a second barrel as well.
RM
by robertmcw
Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: Something Special we have been working on...
Replies: 22
Views: 648

Re: Something Special we have been working on...

Could it convert to use a Yugo M53 belt linker to 7.62x39? Would it just need a new hopper?
by robertmcw
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: Recoil Nozzle play
Replies: 9
Views: 218

Re: Recoil Nozzle play

I just saw your front receiving bushing and I would not use it. It just looks wrong. That looks it is the US made not the Rheinmetall one. I think I remember reading one of the posts, one guy used the US part with his build and it was not in spec and he said it was not heat treated as well so he wou...
by robertmcw
Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: M53 receiver stampings don't reach cut barrel shroud.
Replies: 7
Views: 428

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

Meaning if the shroud is too short and the kits are drying up.
I am sure the rest is OK.
by robertmcw
Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: M53 receiver stampings don't reach cut barrel shroud.
Replies: 7
Views: 428

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

Looks the dregs are hitting the market. You can get a second shroud on GB and scrap the one you have but they are getting pretty pricey. Or I have a shroud I got from Dan at Angola Armory before he passed away. If you are interested I will send you a couple photos and I think I can beat the GB price...
by robertmcw
Fri Feb 02, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: MG42/m53 barrels, belts, top covers, cans, etc.
Replies: 8
Views: 885

Re: MG42/m53 barrels, belts, top covers, cans, etc.

Do you still have the 7.62 booster and barrel bearing?
If you do, I will take it.
PM sent


Robert
by robertmcw
Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:14 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Someone to build my mg53
Replies: 15
Views: 683

Re: Someone to build my mg53

Perhaps we need to know if BRP put a serial number on it or not?
by robertmcw
Wed Jan 03, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Someone to build my mg53
Replies: 15
Views: 683

Re: Someone to build my mg53

Here is why it SHOULD be hard to find someone to build your gun:

https://www.atf.gov/firearms/docs/rulin ... g/download

read it & draw your own conclusions.....

RM

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