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MG Z optics for the MG34, Photos and Manufacturers List

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MG Z optics for the MG34, Photos and Manufacturers List

Postby 42rocker » Tue Aug 27, 2013 1:14 pm

MG Z optics for the MG34, Photos and Manufacturers List. (Started 08/27/2013)

Some general photos of the MG Z. The first few pics are of a MG Z followed by a pic of a MG Z 40 (MG42) to show differences.

If you have a MG Z thread that you would like to see added please post or pm the link to me.
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pic of a MG Z 40 which is for a MG42

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Manufacturers (name and pic of markings) Complete list of what is listed below

1st dhq 11771 Manufacturer J D Moeller, Wedel.

2nd cme 94133 Manufacturer Hildebrand Wichmann Werke, Freiberg (SA), Berlin.

3rd Busch Rathenow 13924 Manufacturer Busch Rathenow

4th G. Heyde 6293 or 0293 Manufacturer G. Heyde

5th J D Moeller, Wedel 5564 Manufacturer J D Moeller, Wedel

6th 6th Voightlander-Braunschweig 6353 Manufacturer Voightlander-Braunschweig

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Manufacturers (name and pic of markings)

The first list is of Manufacture's that are from our website members which are backed by photos of the Manufacturers Code on the MG Z. Thanks for your support. I'll try to list everyone's names that either offered photos or posted them elsewhere on this site, linking everything together. Please pm corrections to me and I'll update from there.

1st dhq 11771 Manufacturer J D Moeller, Wedel

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owner 42rocker, mine, bought from another member on this website, Thanks.

More pics in this thread

viewtopic.php?f=25&t=12668

2nd cme 94133 Manufacturer Hildebrand Wichmann Werke, Freiberg (SA), Berlin.

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owner HeroX , more info on this thread

http://www.mg42.us/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=11549

3rd Busch Rathenow 13924 Manufacturer Busch Rathenow

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owner/seller Tommygunner, more info on this thread

viewtopic.php?f=36&t=12552

4th G. Heyde 6293 or 0293 Manufacturer G. Heyde

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owner/seller 762x51, more info on this thread

http://www.mg42.us/viewtopic.php?f=36&t ... mgz#p72157

5th J D Moeller, Wedel 5564 Manufacturer J D Moeller, Wedel

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owner Ed S, more info on this thread

http://www.mg42.us/viewtopic.php?f=25&t ... mgz#p70433

6th Voightlander-Braunschweig 6353 Manufacturer Voightlander-Braunschweig

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Owner / seller lampwick, Also note that the MG34 next to it is one of the Portugal contract MG34's. Link to info is

http://www.mg42.us/viewtopic.php?f=50&t ... jpg#p24181

7th Who is next????

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The following list is of Manufacturers is from Folke Myrvang's book MG34-MG42 German Universal Machineguns, without photos, copyrighted.

1st cxn Manufacturer Emil Busch, Rathenow

2nd ddx Manufacturer Voigtlander und Sohn, Braunschweig

3rd bwt Manufacturer G Heyde, Dresden

4th cmd Manufacturer Hildebrand Wichmann Werke, Freiberg (SA), Berlin

5th cme Manufacturer Hildebrand Wichmann Werke, Freiberg (SA), Berlin --- Also listed in the above members list.

6th dhq Manufacturer J D Moeller, Wedel

7th bvu Manufacturer Frantz Kuhlmann, Wilhelmshafen

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Re: MG Z optics for the MG34, Photos and Manufacturers List

Postby 42rocker » Tue Aug 27, 2013 1:16 pm

Going to be adding links to other threads about the MG Z in this area. Anyone have a good one to add??

Good thread on taking the MGZ apart -- viewtopic.php?f=25&t=12364

Good thread on rebuilding and the insides of the MGZ -- viewtopic.php?f=25&t=11549&p=84749&hilit=mgz#p84749

More on the insides -- viewtopic.php?f=25&t=12364&p=89740&hilit=mgz34#p89740

A thread on lighting the MGZ -- viewtopic.php?f=36&t=11147&p=82381&hilit=mgz#p82381

Thread on the Periscope that could be used on the MGZ -- viewtopic.php?f=36&t=11146&p=82380&hilit=mgz#p82380

Thread on another MGZ -- viewtopic.php?f=50&t=10138&p=77111&hilit=mgz#p77111
above is #6 on Folke's list, need to add to our list later.

Thread with nice MGZ -- viewtopic.php?f=36&t=9445&p=72157&hilit=mgz#p72157

Nice thread with pics of both and lafettes -- viewtopic.php?f=25&t=9195&p=70433&hilit=mgz#p70433

Direct and Indirect fire talk -- viewtopic.php?t=3987

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At this time we have 6 of the listings of the 7 that Folke has listed in his book. In the MG Z 40 thread we have 5 listings and Folke shows 3 in his book.

MG Z 40 for the MG42 Thread

http://mg42.us/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=12662



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Re: MG Z optics for the MG34, Photos and Manufacturers List

Postby Tommygunn » Thu Aug 29, 2013 12:12 pm

42,
The serial number is: 13924

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Re: MG Z optics for the MG34, Photos and Manufacturers List

Postby 42rocker » Thu Aug 29, 2013 2:07 pm

Tom
Thanks for the correction. I made the change.

link to ad for eye cups -- https://www.atthefrontshop.com/SearchRe ... rch=optics

another link for eye cups -- http://www.continentalmilitaria.com/esh ... m,stranka1

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Sights are interchangeable!

Postby Folke » Sun Sep 01, 2013 1:48 pm

Why on earth are you guys still spreading the myth and BS that the MG Z is for the MG34 ad the MG Z 40 for the MG42? I thought that was one of the things cleared up beyond possible misinterpretation in my books? Oh well! Just for the record, the sights are fully interchangeable!!!!

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Re: MG Z optics for the MG34, Photos and Manufacturers List

Postby 42rocker » Wed Sep 04, 2013 3:44 pm

Saved for later update

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Re: MG Z optics for the MG34, Photos and Manufacturers List

Postby olli » Sun Sep 08, 2013 2:06 pm

Mine MGZ in box.
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Re: MG Z optics for the MG34, Photos and Manufacturers List

Postby olli » Sun Sep 08, 2013 2:35 pm

Same as above.
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Re: MG Z optics for the MG34, Photos and Manufacturers List

Postby 42rocker » Sun Sep 08, 2013 2:45 pm

That looks super nice. Wish that I had those lenses with mine. O'well.
Nice setup. Thanks for sharing the pics.

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Re: MG Z optics for the MG34, Photos and Manufacturers List

Postby olli » Sun Sep 08, 2013 2:51 pm

My second MGZ, thisone I have no box for.
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