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by Blanksguy
Tue May 03, 2005 8:16 pm
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: wish me luck
Replies: 18
Views: 2475

Jason, What is the diameter of the firing-pin-hole in the face of your bolt?...and the diameter of the firing-pin? (It may be that you have a worn Bolt-Head-"Face" where the firing-pin-hole is now "over-sized"......?) Next question would be: Are the primers starting to "back-out" of the primer-pocke...
by Blanksguy
Wed Apr 27, 2005 7:13 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Sticky suggestions
Replies: 7
Views: 764

A Thread on Blank-Adapting/Blank-Adaptors/and............

A lot of people frequent this Board are not only interested in the MG34 and MG42, but are reenactors who would like to use their guns for reenacting and firing Blank-Ammunition.
I have given/mailed a lot of information to "Salt6" for this purpose, and more will follow.
Be safe, RichardS.
by Blanksguy
Mon Apr 11, 2005 9:29 am
Forum: MG42 Stickies Section
Topic: Booster cone hole sizes
Replies: 22
Views: 9375

Yes, MG42 Barrel-Bearings are removeable by removing the barrel....then lifting the Flash-Hider-Catch (just forward of the front-sight).....and sliding the barrel-bearing out of the receiver from/towards the rear of the gun. To re-install the barrel-bearing is nothing more that doing the same things...
by Blanksguy
Sun Apr 10, 2005 10:22 am
Forum: MG42 Stickies Section
Topic: Booster cone hole sizes
Replies: 22
Views: 9375

I am still new to this board....but use to post some useful information on the old MG42 Board.......If you would like, I can gather up this information to post for you.......or gather it up as a reference and send it to you for posting. Being old "Army", not very computor literate. I have done a lot...
by Blanksguy
Fri Apr 08, 2005 3:55 pm
Forum: MG42 Stickies Section
Topic: Booster cone hole sizes
Replies: 22
Views: 9375

Myrvangs book on the MG34 and MG42 was a good start in sorting all of this out....I hope that he will expand on those subjects and others. The MG34 and MG42 use different Booster-Cups.......different in that they have different outside diameters and shape. The different bullet exit-hole of these Boo...
by Blanksguy
Thu Apr 07, 2005 4:32 pm
Forum: MG42 Stickies Section
Topic: Booster cone hole sizes
Replies: 22
Views: 9375

The Germans refer to these "booster-cups" as a "nozzle". Basically you have a cone-shapped "cup" under the screwed on Flash-Hider....these came with different size exit hole to the front of the booster-cup. Depending on what caliber/pressure/diamerter bullet the gun was set up for...it would require...
by Blanksguy
Mon Apr 04, 2005 9:25 pm
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: MG42 kit Group buy Angola
Replies: 11
Views: 1611

I have dealt with Dan a few times......always top-notch service.....fast shipments.....and really good customer support. He will look for things/parts that you are looking for.
Great service,
RichardS in MI.

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