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by Bil
Wed Jan 04, 2012 4:07 pm
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: Taking out the old Barrel Bushing....a short how to....
Replies: 14
Views: 1894

Re: Taking out the old Barrel Bushing....a short how to....

The timing is aligning the proper slot to the proper alignment for barrel insertion.Otherwise the barrel will not go in.Fairly easy. ---bil
by Bil
Mon Jan 02, 2012 11:58 am
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: So... How do I build this thing?
Replies: 27
Views: 7631

Re: So... How do I build this thing?

Check with the Cali regulations,I know for a while guys were using spade type grips,like Chris has for sale here.Something about the regular type grip they didn't like.Remember that when you install the front bushing,it must be 'timed' correctly or it won't work. Yes,we lost a bunch of pics and link...
by Bil
Fri Dec 30, 2011 3:48 pm
Forum: MG34 Stickies
Topic: MG34 Receiver Basic Dimensions
Replies: 8
Views: 4191

Re: MG34 Receiver Basic Dimensions

for prints,try Maschinengewehr34.com Glenn Fahrquhar He sold some sets here,









i have one somewhere,but as mentioned above,the expensive machinery used would keep most from going the avenue. ---bil
by Bil
Wed Dec 28, 2011 5:47 pm
Forum: MG34 General Discussion
Topic: pic request... '34 vs 42 barrel carriers...
Replies: 18
Views: 2813

Re: pic request... '34 vs 42 barrel carriers...

Nice-thanks! ---bil
by Bil
Fri Dec 23, 2011 4:36 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Season's Greetings
Replies: 3
Views: 508

Re: Season's Greetings

:D And a Merry Christmas to you and yours! ---bil
by Bil
Thu Dec 22, 2011 6:41 pm
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: So... How do I build this thing?
Replies: 27
Views: 7631

Re: So... How do I build this thing?

Yes,several have done it,there are instructions here somewhere ---bil
by Bil
Thu Dec 22, 2011 4:29 pm
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: So... How do I build this thing?
Replies: 27
Views: 7631

Re: So... How do I build this thing?

I think I can still find a rivet set for you,for the rails,not the camping piece. ---bil
by Bil
Mon Dec 12, 2011 6:58 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: To A Great Man "BOB HOPE" Christmas Show
Replies: 8
Views: 1243

Re: To A Great Man "BOB HOPE" Christmas Show

Yes,truly a servicemans friend. He also wasn't afraid to be near the front,and always brought a bunch of beautiful women. ---bil
by Bil
Mon Dec 12, 2011 6:56 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: Securing your 42/53
Replies: 32
Views: 2304

Re: Securing your 42/53

Actually,I have a safe,not a real good one,more of a lockable storage bin,that is built into the house.The chimney is on top of it! 5 locks,3 internal,2 padlocks.I keep my dummy guns and some other stuff in there. Being a builder, (among other things) I have made places where they can't be found wit...
by Bil
Mon Dec 12, 2011 6:43 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: Securing your 42/53
Replies: 32
Views: 2304

Re: Securing your 42/53

I keep mine in here,so far,so good! :? ---bil
by Bil
Sun Dec 11, 2011 7:13 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: Early MG42 Flash suppressor
Replies: 27
Views: 2619

Re: Early MG42 Flash suppressor

I got one,I think he made several. ---bil
by Bil
Sun Dec 11, 2011 7:04 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: Important-much stolen-read please
Replies: 1
Views: 334

Important-much stolen-read please

Sent: Sun Dec 11, 2011 3:51 pm From: messerschmittfan To: Bil Hi Bill, I had a large theft of all of my gun kits that were in storage in Tucson Arizona today. How can I post the following so everyone can see? Thanks Harry Folks since I am stationed with the US Army in Germany I have had all of my ki...
by Bil
Fri Dec 09, 2011 7:31 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Hist. Recon
Replies: 11
Views: 1134

Re: Hist. Recon

Steggers group has several short videos out,I have seen them but lost the link when my computer crashed. They do a real nice job. :) ---bil
by Bil
Thu Dec 08, 2011 8:27 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Liberal thinking example:
Replies: 14
Views: 1071

Re: Liberal thinking example:

Actually,that may be worse,since it is so believable! In fact,some research would in most likelyhood reveal worse!
Thanks. ---bil
by Bil
Thu Dec 08, 2011 7:45 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Liberal thinking example:
Replies: 14
Views: 1071

Re: Liberal thinking example:

John-do you have a time frame for this vote/quote? I want to dig into it a bit.... maybe cause some trouble for certain deserving people.Because that is what I do... ---bil
by Bil
Thu Dec 08, 2011 12:25 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Liberal thinking example:
Replies: 14
Views: 1071

Re: Liberal thinking example:

I think I am about 2 meals and a snack.... :? ---bil
by Bil
Thu Dec 08, 2011 12:23 pm
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: cam box/trunion question
Replies: 8
Views: 770

Re: cam box/trunion question

I had several yugo ones like that,only got one left,going to use it. The brandy new stuff is going fast,or is in a stash somewhere.Mostly closets,I think! ---bil
by Bil
Sun Dec 04, 2011 6:22 pm
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: BRP Front end versus kit
Replies: 5
Views: 549

Re: BRP Front end versus kit

Timing especially important!!!!! ---bil
by Bil
Sun Dec 04, 2011 6:20 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: Nice mg42 kit for sale....
Replies: 6
Views: 1390

Re: Nice mg42 kit for sale....

Yes,very nice,and a good price,too. They are getting hard to find. ---bil
by Bil
Thu Dec 01, 2011 11:13 am
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: BRP stampings
Replies: 42
Views: 15076

Re: BRP stampings

Yes on the small extended areas.Makes the topcover stay down. The Germans put a lot of thought into these,where the rivets go there is a small round indentation.On the inside,these can be filed for better rail fitment. You can see file marks on some original receivers. Also,where the camming piece (...

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