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by Countryboy77
Mon Dec 28, 2020 12:57 am
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: Which German factory built the nicest Mg42s
Replies: 4
Views: 487

Re: Which German factory built the nicest Mg42s

I know as time went on they went downhill. 43' is the best year and later in it started to degrade shortcuts lack of stamps ect.I was curious whose were nicest.DFB and CRA had the nicest markings
by Countryboy77
Wed Dec 23, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: Which German factory built the nicest Mg42s
Replies: 4
Views: 487

Which German factory built the nicest Mg42s

During WW2 which mg42s had the best fit/ finish ? I'm not asking about which are most rare which factory produced the very nicest.
by Countryboy77
Sat Dec 05, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Bolt trade I have a dfb
Replies: 0
Views: 493

Bolt trade I have a dfb

I have a dfb mg42 bolt. I'm looking to trade for cra marked bolt.
by Countryboy77
Tue Dec 01, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: Home made mg42 reciever
Replies: 1
Views: 523

Re: Home made mg42 reciever

Very resourceful. Cant wait to see her run.
by Countryboy77
Wed Nov 11, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: WTB MG42 bpr feedtray
Replies: 0
Views: 695

WTB MG42 bpr feedtray

Looking for a bpr feedtray.
by Countryboy77
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: MG42 Accessories
Topic: Custom cut foam gun case
Replies: 1
Views: 547

Re: Custom cut foam gun case

Not sure,I think most guys buy a gunners box to hold everything. That would have to be one hell of a case to have cutouts.Its a very heavy weapon I cannot imagine foam holding it and it not shifting while carrying,but a gunners chest has supports cut out and are made specifically to hold it. The pel...
by Countryboy77
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: MG3 Grip Stick Assembly help
Replies: 8
Views: 264

Re: MG3 Grip Stick Assembly help

Whats the point of the part,trigger overtravel?
by Countryboy77
Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Auction Sites, Good Deals, etc.
Topic: 1st model MG42 Bipod?
Replies: 14
Views: 790

Re: 1st model MG42 Bipod?

Look at third gun from the top bipod.The cutout from the latch is there so it was dont.Now did an unscrupelous seller put one together,possibly.We have seen this with first model charging handles.Hard to authenticate,hard to disprove.I posted it ( in no way do I know the seller) as info only. If i h...
by Countryboy77
Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Auction Sites, Good Deals, etc.
Topic: 1st model MG42 Bipod?
Replies: 14
Views: 790

Re: 1st model MG42 Bipod?

Look at side view of leg in this photo
by Countryboy77
Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Auction Sites, Good Deals, etc.
Topic: 1st model MG42 Bipod?
Replies: 14
Views: 790

Re: 1st model MG42 Bipod?

Good question.Time to look at old photos and research.Looking at Johns Mg42 repair manual on page 88 we have a bipod modification with a photo and a description " 143. Bipod The bipod is like tgat of tge mg34 except for the Mount."Look at side view of photo.While crossarm is not present the cutout i...
by Countryboy77
Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: Auction Sites, Good Deals, etc.
Topic: 1st model MG42 Bipod?
Replies: 14
Views: 790

Re: 1st model MG42 Bipod?

No problem, kinda like an early brake or horizontal cocking hamdle.The hens teeth do come time to time.Hopefully somone gets it and doesnt buy it to scalp somone on GB.
by Countryboy77
Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: MG3 side mount 100rd ammo box
Replies: 0
Views: 801

MG3 side mount 100rd ammo box

I have 6 Ammo boxes availiable price is $45 each.Priority shipping is $15 and the flat rate box can ship 2. Trying to post photos .
by Countryboy77
Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Auction Sites, Good Deals, etc.
Topic: 1st model MG42 Bipod?
Replies: 14
Views: 790

1st model MG42 Bipod?

Never seen one of these,I don't need it but it's one of those Hens tooth items that might make someone's day. https://www.ebay.com/i/264339623328?ul_ref=https%253A%252F%252Frover.ebay.com%252Frover%252F0%252Fe11011.m43.l1123%252F7%253Feuid%253D7486f4257a5a40e0a9e90800fc835ff0%2526bu%253D44171985547%...
by Countryboy77
Thu May 30, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: Rail Alignment and Receiver
Replies: 1
Views: 136

Re: Rail Alignment and Receiver

Used small 6/32 screw head on the inside,nut outside.Make sure the bolt clears the bolt heads. Now to making up metal from torch cuts.Use a set of salvaged rails with holes present to line up receiver sections so you can see how much material is missing,bolt in recouperator as well.If it's a semi ge...
by Countryboy77
Wed May 29, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: WW2 DFB MG42 Back Metal
Replies: 1
Views: 141

Re: WW2 DFB MG42 Back Metal

For what it's worth you have a better chance selling it with your 4 cut and upping the price. Nobody has mentioned it and somone correct if you think I'm wrong but I doubt there's many people Who will buy a WWII receiver only to slap a post war mg3 rear on it. If it was Yugo ,yes, many have done it ...
by Countryboy77
Tue May 07, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: MG42 Stickies Section
Topic: receiver dates and codes
Replies: 29
Views: 12076

Re: receiver dates and codes

I cannot seem to load them.Pm me your email and I cam send them to you .
by Countryboy77
Tue May 07, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: MG42 Stickies Section
Topic: receiver dates and codes
Replies: 29
Views: 12076

Re: receiver dates and codes

Are these what your looking for?
by Countryboy77
Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: 130rd mg-3 assault box
Replies: 10
Views: 921

Re: 130rd mg-3 assault box

Ive got a couple of these boxes availiable.they are 100 rd not 130
Countryboy77 wrote:Ive got a couple of these boxes availiable.
by Countryboy77
Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: 130rd mg-3 assault box
Replies: 10
Views: 921

Re: 130rd mg-3 assault box

Ive got a couple of these boxes availiable.
by Countryboy77
Sun Apr 21, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Flash Hider Latch Lever WW2 & German
Replies: 8
Views: 756

Re: Flash Hider Latch Lever WW2 & German

Will take #3 if still availiable.