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by Bil
Tue Aug 09, 2011 1:50 pm
Forum: MG34 General Discussion
Topic: how hot?
Replies: 19
Views: 1349

Re: how hot?

Also,if you spray with Pam,the bacon doesn't stick! Right,DA??? :lol: Now to figure out how to cook the eggs.... ---bil
by Bil
Tue Aug 09, 2011 1:47 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: Best way to complete my parts kit?
Replies: 6
Views: 772

Re: Best way to complete my parts kit?

Not being a wise guy,just trying to save some time- :D - First thing I did when starting was to read as much as possible here on the site.Although now there is a lot more! There are some very detailed builds featured here,also problems and solutions to each type of build,pros and cons. Everything fr...
by Bil
Mon Aug 08, 2011 6:00 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: what is this?
Replies: 13
Views: 1198

Re: what is this?

Very nice-thank you! And nice ground kit! In the first picture I thought there was some sort of protective packing,now i can see it is a metal lining,tacked into the box.I agree,I wouldn't risk damaging the cartons by trying to take them out. So 5 cartons to a crate-new info for me! Nice find! ---bil
by Bil
Mon Aug 08, 2011 3:37 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: what is this?
Replies: 13
Views: 1198

Re: what is this?

Very nice! I have several of the unopened cardboard boxes with cloth handles,and some of the smaller boxes that are inside,some with tracer.I would be interested in seeing how the boxes were packed in the wooden crate,how many,etc. Nice buy! ---bil
by Bil
Mon Aug 08, 2011 10:12 am
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: what is this?
Replies: 13
Views: 1198

Re: what is this?

Very nice! What is the material in the wooden cases,to protect the cardboard ammo boxes? Is it original? Maybe you could get some pictures of the wooden crates? Thanks. ---bil
by Bil
Sun Aug 07, 2011 5:18 pm
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: finished up my M53 project
Replies: 5
Views: 731

Re: finished up my M53 project

Wow,really nice! Nice collection on the wall,too.Samples of the original,brand new Yugo paint colors are on the way! ---bil
by Bil
Sun Aug 07, 2011 2:36 pm
Forum: MG34 Accessories
Topic: MG34 Magazine holder for PT-34, What is a copy and not?
Replies: 24
Views: 2509

Re: MG34 Magazine holder for PT-34, What is a copy and not?

Very nice! Thanks for the pictures and close-ups of the markings. :D ---bil
by Bil
Fri Aug 05, 2011 3:35 pm
Forum: MG34 Accessories
Topic: Gurttrummel!
Replies: 11
Views: 1485

Re: Gurttrummel!

Yes,very nice.I am not sure about the paint removal,I like mine a little beat up. ---bil
by Bil
Fri Aug 05, 2011 9:46 am
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: TLC Mg42
Replies: 5
Views: 692

Re: TLC Mg42

viewtopic.php?f=17&t=8898 here is a bit on the 34 trigger problem-but totally differant than the 42.The answers to the above question will help a lot. ---bil
by Bil
Fri Aug 05, 2011 9:38 am
Forum: German Firearms
Topic: Water Cooled MG-13s
Replies: 37
Views: 5969

Re: Water Cooled MG-13s

Thanks,it would be interesting to see how the receiver and rear parts were marked.Hopefully not in Japanese! :lol: ---bil
by Bil
Thu Aug 04, 2011 11:00 am
Forum: MG42 Stickies Section
Topic: correct waritme buttstock color?
Replies: 25
Views: 3576

Re: correct waritme buttstock color?

viewtopic.php?f=39&t=1688 good stuff here. ---bil
by Bil
Thu Aug 04, 2011 10:59 am
Forum: German Firearms
Topic: Water Cooled MG-13s
Replies: 37
Views: 5969

Re: Water Cooled MG-13s

Going to muck things up a bit-we know there are minimal markings on the front ends of these-I have some faint circles under the paint on mine.We also know the receivers are marked with RM logo,and ST61.NOW-what about anything that may be inside the receiver,or any of the other parts? Are they marked...
by Bil
Wed Aug 03, 2011 6:20 pm
Forum: MG42 Stickies Section
Topic: correct waritme buttstock color?
Replies: 25
Views: 3576

Re: correct waritme buttstock color?

Yes,correct! When you load pics on this site,do it in reverse order of what you want,or write in the little comment space. Looks like you are making progress! :D ---bil
by Bil
Wed Aug 03, 2011 4:24 pm
Forum: MG42 Stickies Section
Topic: correct waritme buttstock color?
Replies: 25
Views: 3576

Re: correct waritme buttstock color?

Stegger-your English is getting better! :lol: :D ---bil
by Bil
Tue Aug 02, 2011 3:31 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: WTB MG42/MG34 Lafette tripod base, No cradle needed.
Replies: 9
Views: 316

Re: WTB MG42/MG34 Lafette tripod base, No cradle needed.

$400?? Really? :shock: ---bil
by Bil
Mon Aug 01, 2011 11:52 am
Forum: MG34 Accessories
Topic: MG34 Magazine holder for PT-34, What is a copy and not?
Replies: 24
Views: 2509

Re: MG34 Magazine holder for PT-34, What is a copy and not?

Now I think I understand-you are looking for info on the topcovers themselves,not the trommels/magazines? ---bil
by Bil
Mon Aug 01, 2011 9:22 am
Forum: MG34 Accessories
Topic: MG34 Magazine holder for PT-34, What is a copy and not?
Replies: 24
Views: 2509

Re: MG34 Magazine holder for PT-34, What is a copy and not?

http://www.bergflak.com/PT34.htm

See if this answers your question,lots of info by member here Bergflak. Let us know if more is needed. ---bil
by Bil
Sun Jul 31, 2011 7:59 am
Forum: German Firearms
Topic: Water Cooled MG-13s
Replies: 37
Views: 5969

Re: Water Cooled MG-13s

Oh,no-here we go! Just when we think we have something figured out,new facts appear! :lol: Anyway,we are making more progress than has been done elsewhere! ---bil
by Bil
Sat Jul 30, 2011 2:38 pm
Forum: MG42 Photos and Video
Topic: A few more historic photos
Replies: 11
Views: 2886

Re: A few more historic photos

From the photo angle and relaxed look,I would think it is either a real quiet sector or training.
by Bil
Sat Jul 30, 2011 12:06 pm
Forum: MG42 Photos and Video
Topic: A few more historic photos
Replies: 11
Views: 2886

Re: A few more historic photos

Nice! I like how the one with fallschirmjaeger shows how the ammo box lid was used to help feed the gun. ---bil

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