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by MG1918
Thu Feb 25, 2016 2:31 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 102
Views: 30856

MG08

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by MG1918
Thu Feb 25, 2016 2:30 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 102
Views: 30856

MG08

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by MG1918
Thu Feb 25, 2016 2:29 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 102
Views: 30856

MG08 Trench Mount

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by MG1918
Thu Feb 25, 2016 2:29 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 102
Views: 30856

MG08 Trench Mount

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by MG1918
Thu Feb 25, 2016 2:21 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08/15
Replies: 133
Views: 65370

Re: MG08/15

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by MG1918
Thu Feb 25, 2016 2:15 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08/15
Replies: 133
Views: 65370

Re: MG08/15

Jonas there are as far as I am concerned 3 main patterns, but there are examples of 'variations'. These variations do appear on period imagery and are often a repair or a modification of the 3 main types. Either way having a bipod, whatever type it was, in the middle or near middle did not make it a...
by MG1918
Thu Feb 25, 2016 7:31 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG 08 maintenance
Replies: 77
Views: 25615

Re: MG 08 maintenance

I think combining does add value, so that we have a 'one stop shop' for the weapon systems. You are right of course people can start any thread they want but its good for study, easy to follow, having all MG08 and all MG08/15 in their own threads, if not too much work for Brian. I am not a web site ...
by MG1918
Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:50 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Items Wanted
Topic: Wanted - MG08/15 rain cover
Replies: 0
Views: 4128

Wanted - MG08/15 rain cover

Top price paid.
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by MG1918
Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:47 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Items Wanted
Topic: Maxim MG08/15 parts Wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 2925

Re: Maxim MG08/15 parts Wanted

Jim which parts are you looking for?
by MG1918
Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:44 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08/15
Replies: 133
Views: 65370

Re: MG08/15

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by MG1918
Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:41 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 102
Views: 30856

MG08

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by MG1918
Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:38 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG 08 maintenance
Replies: 77
Views: 25615

Combine MG 08 maintenance

Spiker could we combine the existing MG08 thread with your excellent thread too? Please let me know.. I have the MG08/15 thread so would be nice to call it MG08? Brian the Moderator do you have any objections please? Both threads perfect for each other and then any ground MG material could go in eit...
by MG1918
Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:30 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: First model Water Can
Replies: 14
Views: 8952

Re: First model Water Can

They are around but command a high price. The steel fittings are more common than the brass ones though in my small experience.
Mark
by MG1918
Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:26 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 102
Views: 30856

MG08

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by MG1918
Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:19 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG 08 maintenance
Replies: 77
Views: 25615

Re: MG 08 maintenance

The disc is to hide the flash from the actual gun crew, not the target. Mark where do you even find these nice foto's that 'thing' mountet on the front of the mg what is that is that for cooling or anything jonas Maybe a kind of flash suppressor? That makes sense, it’s what I would do, you don’t wan...
by MG1918
Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:13 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08/15
Replies: 133
Views: 65370

Re: MG08/15

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by MG1918
Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:11 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08/15
Replies: 133
Views: 65370

Re: MG08/15

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by MG1918
Sun Sep 20, 2015 1:39 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: My Morning Find
Replies: 18
Views: 5489

Re: My Morning Find

You seem to be lucky on many accounts:

Having friends!! knowledgable friends who are down sizing, and right time right place!!!!

Great pieces.

Mark
by MG1918
Sun Sep 20, 2015 1:36 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Sundays Find
Replies: 8
Views: 2539

Re: Sundays Find

Regrettably I know next to nothing about 'pointy helmets' but it looks superb!
Mark
by MG1918
Sun Aug 09, 2015 8:17 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: His Latest Finds
Replies: 12
Views: 3301

Re: His Latest Finds

The Aussie soldier is famous and it will be interesting to know his name.
Mark
by MG1918
Sat Aug 08, 2015 12:59 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Items For Sale
Topic: MG08/15 trommel drum
Replies: 0
Views: 3758

MG08/15 trommel drum

US$275 plus shipping. All functioning correctly for live fire, or display.
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by MG1918
Sat Aug 08, 2015 12:56 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Items For Sale
Topic: WWI German Water Bottle or canteen ersatz covered
Replies: 0
Views: 3814

WWI German Water Bottle or canteen ersatz covered

Unissued condition and 100% genuine - excellent ink stamping US$120 plus shipping. or Euros100 Please email for more details or photos.
by MG1918
Sat Aug 08, 2015 1:47 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items For Sale
Topic: WWI MG Sights ZF12
Replies: 0
Views: 3728

WWI MG Sights ZF12

I appreciate this excellent web site is about spiked helmets, and despite my efforts to generate MG interest :D I am up against some terrific hard core! But if anyone out there is looking for the ZF12 MG Optic for the MG08 I have some excellent examples which are surplus. Please email if you are int...
by MG1918
Sat Aug 08, 2015 1:41 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: US Entry into WWI
Replies: 10
Views: 4398

Re: US Entry into WWI

Sir I am sure you are right but even schools, in many countries, continue to distort the facts or are even 'economical' and 'selective' with what they teach. This reinforces error, which as we know was a theme in WWI, but one we only know with comfortable hindsight. I would imagine this British chap...
by MG1918
Sat Aug 08, 2015 1:34 am
Forum: Service Souvenirs
Topic: Imperial Rings
Replies: 16
Views: 9027

Re: Imperial Rings

James that makes 2 of us.... at least. I only know of one in a private collection. Sadly not mine. :???:

This chap is clearly thinking about selling his ring because he sure has no idea about 'health and safety'.

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by MG1918
Sat Aug 08, 2015 1:30 am
Forum: Service Souvenirs
Topic: Zepplin Lz.37
Replies: 7
Views: 5050

Re: Zepplin Lz.37

Sir thank you.
Great piece.
Not quite a zeppelin but you wouldn't want this falling to earth after being shot down!
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by MG1918
Sat Aug 08, 2015 1:24 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Trophies
Replies: 3
Views: 3376

Re: Trophies

I suspect you have seen this before.
Mark

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by MG1918
Sat Aug 08, 2015 1:18 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: His Latest Finds
Replies: 12
Views: 3301

His Latest Finds

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by MG1918
Thu Aug 06, 2015 12:10 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Funny fellow
Replies: 4
Views: 3725

Re: Funny fellow

Clearly one bratwurst too many.
Here is one chap trying to get home from the trenches in a hurry.
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by MG1918
Thu Aug 06, 2015 12:03 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08/15
Replies: 133
Views: 65370

Re: MG08/15

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by MG1918
Wed Aug 05, 2015 11:56 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08/15
Replies: 133
Views: 65370

DP MG08/15

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by MG1918
Wed Aug 05, 2015 11:47 pm
Forum: Service Souvenirs
Topic: MG Souvenirs
Replies: 14
Views: 6023

Re: MG Souvenirs

Good view of the water jacket armour.
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by MG1918
Wed Aug 05, 2015 11:41 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 102
Views: 30856

MG08

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by MG1918
Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:22 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: my old vickers
Replies: 18
Views: 6967

Re: my old vickers

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by MG1918
Wed Aug 05, 2015 12:47 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 102
Views: 30856

MG08

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by MG1918
Wed Aug 05, 2015 12:41 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 102
Views: 30856

MG08

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by MG1918
Wed Aug 05, 2015 12:40 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 102
Views: 30856

MG08

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by MG1918
Wed Aug 05, 2015 12:30 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08/15
Replies: 133
Views: 65370

Drill Purpose MG08/15

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by MG1918
Wed Aug 05, 2015 12:20 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Imperial MG Postcards
Replies: 11
Views: 6259

Re: Imperial MG Postcards

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by MG1918
Wed Aug 05, 2015 12:18 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Imperial MG Postcards
Replies: 11
Views: 6259

Re: Imperial MG Postcards

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by MG1918
Tue Aug 04, 2015 3:26 pm
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Joining Pickelhaubes.
Replies: 9
Views: 4495

Joining Pickelhaubes.

Excellent variety of expertise so had to join. Hoping to add value on the topic of WWI German ground Mgs but also hoping to learn about other aspects incl helmet types. Apologies for not introducing myself earlier. Mark
by MG1918
Mon Aug 03, 2015 3:37 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: US Entry into WWI
Replies: 10
Views: 4398

Re: US Entry into WWI

Thank you. this initially seemed like a good balanced book until I read "years of senseless slaughter for hollow purposes". The originator of these comments clearly has no idea nor proper awareness of the situation 'at that time'. Too many people criticise decisions made in both world wars yet had t...
by MG1918
Mon Aug 03, 2015 12:29 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items Wanted
Topic: Wanted - MG08 Yoke Strap
Replies: 2
Views: 4632

Wanted - MG08 Yoke Strap

Wanted to buy please and top price paid - steel sled mount yoke strap that fits over the MG08. I need 3!!!

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by MG1918
Mon Aug 03, 2015 12:24 am
Forum: Service Souvenirs
Topic: Zepplin Lz.37
Replies: 7
Views: 5050

Re: Zepplin Lz.37

Sir could you re-post the photo please?
Mark
by MG1918
Mon Aug 03, 2015 12:21 am
Forum: Service Souvenirs
Topic: MG Souvenirs
Replies: 14
Views: 6023

Another French Souvenirs

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by MG1918
Mon Aug 03, 2015 12:20 am
Forum: Service Souvenirs
Topic: MG Souvenirs
Replies: 14
Views: 6023

British MG Souvenirs

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by MG1918
Mon Aug 03, 2015 12:17 am
Forum: Service Souvenirs
Topic: MG Souvenirs
Replies: 14
Views: 6023

Re: MG Souvenirs

Cool pictures! While most people were content taking small items like metals and bayonets the Australians actually took a tank. Looks like we might get a chance to see it and maybe even give a presentation. GB had one too from WWI but may have been used for WWII salvage/scrap. 8-[ Australia convert...
by MG1918
Sun Aug 02, 2015 12:31 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items Wanted
Topic: Wanted - WWI German bipod
Replies: 0
Views: 3478

Wanted - WWI German bipod

Wanted to buy please the thicker steel rounded bipod as used on T and MG. There are several types but any example best price paid.
Thanks
Mark
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by MG1918
Sun Aug 02, 2015 12:26 am
Forum: Steel Combat Helmets 1916- 1918
Topic: A few stirnpanzers...
Replies: 37
Views: 16186

Re: A few stirnpanzers...

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by MG1918
Sun Aug 02, 2015 12:21 am
Forum: Steel Combat Helmets 1916- 1918
Topic: A few stirnpanzers...
Replies: 37
Views: 16186

Re: A few stirnpanzers...

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