7.92X57 to 7.62.51 Conversion questions?

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7.92X57 to 7.62.51 Conversion questions?

Postby Tmiller » Mon Dec 18, 2017 9:01 am

I am going to be blank adapting a M53 from 8MM to .308. I know I need a .308 feed tray and top cover. What parts from the 8MM top cover can I use in the .308 top cover and what parts will I need to purchase to make this work. I am leaning toward the two piece .308 blank barrel sold by Atlantic Wall Blanks. Any help or input would be thankful and helpful.

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Re: 7.92X57 to 7.62.51 Conversion questions?

Postby Blanksguy » Fri Dec 22, 2017 7:20 pm

Tmiller,
The conversion is very simple.........and you may only have to use a 2-pcs. Blank-Barrel-Assembly and try different "restrictors" (dependent on the Blanks that you will be using and the outside temp.) to make an M53 fire 7.62x51mm/.308 Blanks reliably.

Have you looked into the "Blank-Adapting-Section" at the bottom of the MG42-Section (?)........lots of information in there.

Regards, RichardS
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Re: 7.92X57 to 7.62.51 Conversion questions?

Postby Tmiller » Sat Dec 23, 2017 3:48 pm

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Re: 7.92X57 to 7.62.51 Conversion questions?

Postby 42rocker » Sat Dec 23, 2017 6:37 pm

You just received info from one of the top people in this area.

Richard -- Glad to see you posting again.

Later 42rocker


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