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by MG1918
Sun Dec 01, 2019 5:51 am
Forum: General Site Information
Topic: Signing - IN ???
Replies: 3
Views: 300

Signing - IN ???

Am I the only one experiencing having to sign in every 5 seconds?
Mark
by MG1918
Sun Dec 01, 2019 5:50 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08/15
Replies: 113
Views: 46033

Re: MG08/15

Any members with some MG08/15 imagery? I am particularly looking for images of AA mounts please?
by MG1918
Sun Dec 01, 2019 5:48 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 82
Views: 20339

More trench mount images MG08

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by MG1918
Sun Dec 01, 2019 5:46 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 82
Views: 20339

Re: MG08

Some views of a hard to find trench mount
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by MG1918
Sun Dec 01, 2019 5:40 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 82
Views: 20339

Re: MG08

Surprising that no 08 activity on the Forum since June! I am now back so hope to generate some interest again. and Happy Christmas by the way!!
Mark
by MG1918
Sun Dec 01, 2019 5:31 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08 and MG08/15 parts
Replies: 14
Views: 2435

Re: MG08 and MG08/15 parts

Can you list the items? I suspect they are most sought after and costly!!!
Mark
by MG1918
Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: 2018 de-activation laws
Replies: 9
Views: 892

Re: 2018 de-activation laws

Woznotwas I am also keen to know who has taken up the challenge of following the latest regs!
Mark
by MG1918
Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: 2018 de-activation laws
Replies: 9
Views: 892

Re: 2018 de-activation laws

Not sure I would agree with you Gustav. Yes our UK deactivation rules have yet again changed but if I had the choice between US dummy gun v UK dear it would be UK deac. every time. A dummy side plate is not the same as all original. However the real issue is that Display items in any state/configura...
by MG1918
Mon Jun 17, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 82
Views: 20339

Re: MG08

No Gustav no this is not true! Is it? 😦😦😦😦😦😦😦😦😦😦😦😦😦

Pm sent
by MG1918
Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items Wanted
Topic: WTB: WWI Sawback bayonets - German
Replies: 0
Views: 791

WTB: WWI Sawback bayonets - German

Please send details/images - WWI sawback bayonets wanted to buy. Original and German issue please only.
Mark
by MG1918
Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items Wanted
Topic: WTB: MG08/15 Bipods
Replies: 2
Views: 733

Re: WTB: MG08/15 Bipods

Dave thanks for te offer, your bipod was for a MG34. WWI bipods wanted. Mark
by MG1918
Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 82
Views: 20339

Re: MG08

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by MG1918
Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08/15
Replies: 113
Views: 46033

Re: MG08/15

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by MG1918
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Latest Find...to find
Replies: 1
Views: 387

Latest Find...to find

slight deviation and I hope the Moderator allows but can anyone recommend a bayonet WWI German expert dealer etc. I am looking for genuine sawback bayonets but do understand there are variants and alterations and differing nations. So not quite a Latest Find but rather please help me find by offerin...
by MG1918
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items Wanted
Topic: Wanted - MG drain valve
Replies: 2
Views: 3668

Re: Wanted - MG drain valve

will pay US$400 for an original 08 hose drain valve attachment
by MG1918
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 82
Views: 20339

Re: MG08

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by MG1918
Sat Mar 30, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08/15
Replies: 113
Views: 46033

Re: MG08/15

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Note the MG08/15 leather spares case in the right hand side of the photo. Does anybody have one?
Mark
by MG1918
Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08/15
Replies: 113
Views: 46033

Re: MG08/15

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by MG1918
Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 82
Views: 20339

Re: MG08

Khukri there manuals that cover it and indeed some great info in the post-war ones too. I am away from home so cannot help you just now.
Mark
by MG1918
Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: new member from belgium
Replies: 14
Views: 4106

Re: new member from belgium

Welcome all. .....and British chips and beer is pretty good??!!!!
by MG1918
Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:32 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items For Sale
Topic: RFC RAF and MG Collections
Replies: 0
Views: 1057

RFC RAF and MG Collections

For sale or trade:
1. Extensive Royal Flying Corps & early Royal Air Force trench art collection
2. Significant British Machine Gun library, all WWI - Vickers, Lewis, Maxim and Hotchkiss manuals.
Please email for details/links too large to list. [email protected]
Mark
by MG1918
Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08 and MG08/15 parts
Replies: 14
Views: 2435

Re: MG08 and MG08/15 parts

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Still looking and will pay 4 figures.
by MG1918
Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 82
Views: 20339

Re: MG08

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by MG1918
Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08/15
Replies: 113
Views: 46033

Re: MG08/15

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by MG1918
Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: Neutral Holland
Replies: 20
Views: 2961

Re: Neutral Holland

Pro-German Holland during WWI. Can anyone pinpoint for me please any accurate references to the Dutch cement making machine for Germany. I am just looking into some details on the manufacture of defence systems, in particular pill box MG emplacements?
VMT
Mark
by MG1918
Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:26 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 82
Views: 20339

Ground MG08

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by MG1918
Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:19 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items Wanted
Topic: Wanted - MG drain valve
Replies: 2
Views: 3668

Re: Wanted - MG drain valve

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Thanks Simon, sadly not the right MG08 drain valve. Here are the images of the items wanted?
by MG1918
Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:12 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG 08 maintenance
Replies: 77
Views: 20127

Re: MG 08 maintenance

Spiker trying to contact you again ref MG and thread. Please respond?
Mark
by MG1918
Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:05 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08 and MG08/15 parts
Replies: 14
Views: 2435

Re: MG08 and MG08/15 parts

Always looking for the unusual mounts :>) but as you can imagine the variants of trench mounts are enormous. Unit armourers, field and echelon workshops and then add all the anti aircraft variations - lots to find!!!
by MG1918
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG 08 maintenance
Replies: 77
Views: 20127

Re: MG 08 maintenance

SPIKER Could we have your photos back?
by MG1918
Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:34 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 82
Views: 20339

Re: MG08

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by MG1918
Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:32 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08/15
Replies: 113
Views: 46033

Re: MG08/15

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by MG1918
Tue Dec 11, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 82
Views: 20339

Re: MG08

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Carrying the sled must have been a challenge :>)
by MG1918
Tue Dec 11, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08 and MG08/15 parts
Replies: 14
Views: 2435

Bipods and trench mounts

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many examples were produced even close to the front line. If any members are aware of different patterns please let me know?
by MG1918
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08/15
Replies: 113
Views: 46033

MG08/15

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Looking for one of these bipods to purchase. They were used for the anti tank rifles too.
by MG1918
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: Lewis Gun
Replies: 13
Views: 1129

Re: Lewis Gun

L&H (31).jpg I am not aware of any formal issued cart for the lewis, Vickers or Hotchkiss in WWI. Pack saddlery for mules/horses etc but no carts. Whereas the Imperial Germans did produce a patterned cart. Maybe it was a 'captured' example being used as 'best practice'!! Another image for the lewis...
by MG1918
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: Lewis Gun
Replies: 13
Views: 1129

Re: Lewis Gun

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by MG1918
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items Wanted
Topic: WTB: MG08/15 Bipods
Replies: 2
Views: 733

Re: WTB: MG08/15 Bipods

Looking for all 3 patterns and best prices paid. Please email with images as there are reproductions on the market. Thanks.
by MG1918
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 82
Views: 20339

Re-energising the MG08 thread.

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by MG1918
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08 and MG08/15 parts
Replies: 14
Views: 2435

Re: MG08 and MG08/15 parts

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by MG1918
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08 and MG08/15 parts
Replies: 14
Views: 2435

Re: MG08 and MG08/15 parts

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Clearly my image hosting does not work, so some images of 0815 bipods that I seek. Firstly the most common as seen in period images:
by MG1918
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08/15
Replies: 113
Views: 46033

Re: MG08/15

Certain threads have gone very quiet so hopefully this will spark some interest and re-energise. I am still looking for like-minded enthusiasts and parts for the collection!
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by MG1918
Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items Wanted
Topic: WTB: MG08/15 Bipods
Replies: 2
Views: 733

WTB: MG08/15 Bipods

Wanted to buy and best price paid any MG bipod. Top price paid.
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by MG1918
Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 82
Views: 20339

Re: MG08

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by MG1918
Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08/15
Replies: 113
Views: 46033

Re: MG08/15

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by MG1918
Sat Jul 07, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: My collection
Replies: 26
Views: 2236

Re: My collection

Beautiful
by MG1918
Fri Jun 22, 2018 12:49 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items Wanted
Topic: WTB: T Gewehr 13 mm rounds
Replies: 1
Views: 592

Re: WTB: T Gewehr 13 mm rounds

Thanks Peter for the email. That was a .5 browning round. I am looking for the Mauser T Gewehr rounds.
Mark
by MG1918
Fri Jun 22, 2018 12:47 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items Wanted
Topic: WTB: MG08 Sled Mount Tools
Replies: 5
Views: 4411

Re: WTB: MG08 Sled Mount Tools

Thanks Amy. I have known Rod for well over 20 years now 😃
by MG1918
Thu Jun 21, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08/15
Replies: 113
Views: 46033

Re: MG08/15

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