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by MG1918
Tue Aug 04, 2015 3:26 pm
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Joining Pickelhaubes.
Replies: 9
Views: 4605

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: 4518

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: 4698

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: 5159

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: 6191

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: 6191

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: 6191

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: 3498

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: 16549

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: 16549

Re: A few stirnpanzers...

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by MG1918
Sun Aug 02, 2015 12:20 am
Forum: Steel Combat Helmets 1916- 1918
Topic: A few stirnpanzers...
Replies: 37
Views: 16549

Re: A few stirnpanzers...

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by MG1918
Sun Aug 02, 2015 12:17 am
Forum: Steel Combat Helmets 1916- 1918
Topic: A few stirnpanzers...
Replies: 37
Views: 16549

Re: A few stirnpanzers...

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by MG1918
Sun Aug 02, 2015 12:16 am
Forum: Steel Combat Helmets 1916- 1918
Topic: A few stirnpanzers...
Replies: 37
Views: 16549

Re: A few stirnpanzers...

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by MG1918
Sun Aug 02, 2015 12:14 am
Forum: Steel Combat Helmets 1916- 1918
Topic: A few stirnpanzers...
Replies: 37
Views: 16549

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by MG1918
Sat Aug 01, 2015 3:44 pm
Forum: Service Souvenirs
Topic: MG Souvenirs
Replies: 14
Views: 6191

Re: MG Souvenirs

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by MG1918
Sat Aug 01, 2015 3:42 pm
Forum: Service Souvenirs
Topic: MG Souvenirs
Replies: 14
Views: 6191

Re: MG Souvenirs

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by MG1918
Sat Aug 01, 2015 3:38 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08/15
Replies: 138
Views: 66613

skeleton DP MG08/15

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by MG1918
Sat Aug 01, 2015 3:20 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: US Entry into WWI
Replies: 10
Views: 4518

US Entry into WWI

Hopefully not too sensitive, and I think I am reasonably knowledgable on British/Commonwealth WWI Battle history, but, I have read somewhere that some US Commanders after WWI were legally prosecuted for their unnecessary combat actions towards the end of the war. Is this correct or just an 'old wive...
by MG1918
Sat Aug 01, 2015 1:11 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items Wanted
Topic: Maxim MG08/15 parts Wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 2964

Re: Maxim MG08/15 parts Wanted

Which parts are you looking for Jim?
Mark
by MG1918
Sat Aug 01, 2015 1:10 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items Wanted
Topic: Wanted - MG drain valve
Replies: 3
Views: 4640

Wanted - MG drain valve

Wanted to buy please a small screw in water connector 'plug' for the MG08.
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lease contact if you have one or more, any condition.
by MG1918
Sat Aug 01, 2015 12:57 am
Forum: Service Souvenirs
Topic: MG Souvenirs
Replies: 14
Views: 6191

Re: MG Souvenirs

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by MG1918
Sat Aug 01, 2015 12:56 am
Forum: Service Souvenirs
Topic: MG Souvenirs
Replies: 14
Views: 6191

French MG Souvenirs

http://i795.photobucket.com/albums/yy237/MarkFinneran/Dug%20Up%20and%20Capture/pcmg%20109_zps8zjrn6es.jpg http://i795.photobucket.com/albums/yy237/MarkFinneran/Dug%20Up%20and%20Capture/pcmg%2091_zpstbvmbf3s.jpg There are quite a few French postcards depicting captured German MGs. After WWI there we...
by MG1918
Sat Aug 01, 2015 12:47 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Imperial MG Postcards
Replies: 11
Views: 6365

Re: Imperial MG Postcards

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by MG1918
Fri Jul 31, 2015 4:15 pm
Forum: Service Souvenirs
Topic: Imperial Rings
Replies: 16
Views: 9191

Re: Imperial Rings

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by MG1918
Fri Jul 31, 2015 4:11 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Imperial MG Postcards
Replies: 11
Views: 6365

Re: Imperial MG Postcards

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by MG1918
Fri Jul 31, 2015 4:09 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Imperial MG Postcards
Replies: 11
Views: 6365

Re: Imperial MG Postcards

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by MG1918
Fri Jul 31, 2015 4:06 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Imperial MG Postcards
Replies: 11
Views: 6365

Re: Imperial MG Postcards

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by MG1918
Fri Jul 31, 2015 3:24 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 106
Views: 32073

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by MG1918
Fri Jul 31, 2015 3:19 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08/15
Replies: 138
Views: 66613

Re: MG08/15

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by MG1918
Fri Jul 31, 2015 3:16 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 106
Views: 32073

Re: MG08

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by MG1918
Fri Jul 31, 2015 5:19 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Imperial MG Postcards
Replies: 11
Views: 6365

Re: Imperial MG Postcards

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by MG1918
Fri Jul 31, 2015 5:18 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Imperial MG Postcards
Replies: 11
Views: 6365

Re: Imperial MG Postcards

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by MG1918
Fri Jul 31, 2015 5:17 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Imperial MG Postcards
Replies: 11
Views: 6365

Imperial MG Postcards

If the moderator is happy, I would like to start a thread showing coloured and black and white 'postcards' depicting MG WWI scenes. Some are Christmas cards but the Germans were quite advanced on coloured postcards for the troops to send home. http://i795.photobucket.com/albums/yy237/MarkFinneran/1%...
by MG1918
Fri Jul 31, 2015 5:09 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: Weapons
Replies: 23
Views: 17073

Re: Weapons

Ottodog 8 super items. Is it out of place to ask if you will marry me??? :)
by MG1918
Fri Jul 31, 2015 5:06 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: Artillery Sight
Replies: 3
Views: 3377

Re: Artillery Sight

Can we see images of the sight? Just as with British WWI issue, the early machine gun optics were field artillery pieces and then became more refined and dedicated MG items. This is interesting!
Mark
by MG1918
Fri Jul 31, 2015 5:00 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: Some WW1 snaildrums
Replies: 13
Views: 6204

Re: Some WW1 snaildrums

Superb Herr Adler. :-? One day I hope to have too.............................
by MG1918
Fri Jul 31, 2015 4:45 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items Wanted
Topic: Wanted - feedblock cover MG08/15
Replies: 0
Views: 3434

Wanted - feedblock cover MG08/15

Top price paid for this rather flimsy steel cover. It fixes to the MG08/15 feedblock with the pin.
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by MG1918
Fri Jul 31, 2015 4:41 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08/15
Replies: 138
Views: 66613

Re: MG08/15

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by MG1918
Fri Jul 31, 2015 4:39 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08/15
Replies: 138
Views: 66613

Re: MG08/15

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by MG1918
Fri Jul 31, 2015 4:36 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 106
Views: 32073

MG08

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by MG1918
Fri Jul 31, 2015 4:32 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 106
Views: 32073

MG08

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by MG1918
Fri Jul 31, 2015 4:28 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08 modified for mountain use
Replies: 8
Views: 6109

Re: MG08 modified for mountain use

http://i795.photobucket.com/albums/yy237/MarkFinneran/German%20MG%20Images/Anti%20Aircraft/Masch17_zpsebc65006.jpg Not wishing to hijack the mountain MG thread but the MG08 thread will show various AA configurations and mounts. This MG08 is the naval version as used on zeppelins, converted for grou...
by MG1918
Fri Jul 31, 2015 3:40 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08 modified for mountain use
Replies: 8
Views: 6109

Re: MG08 modified for mountain use

:) Of course everyone is an expert! From period photos and some superb private collections in French hands there are numerous types of bipods and mounts. Particularly bastardised existing main mounts. Dold Goldsmith's excellent book shows a few. The MG is of interest though as this I believe to be a...
by MG1918
Fri Jul 31, 2015 12:51 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08
Replies: 106
Views: 32073

Re: MG08

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by MG1918
Fri Jul 31, 2015 12:45 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: my old vickers
Replies: 18
Views: 7144

Re: my old vickers

Particularly special photo. This gunner stuck to his post.
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by MG1918
Fri Jul 31, 2015 12:42 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: my old vickers
Replies: 18
Views: 7144

Re: my old vickers

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by MG1918
Fri Jul 31, 2015 12:37 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: my old vickers
Replies: 18
Views: 7144

New Zealander machine gunners

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by MG1918
Fri Jul 31, 2015 12:36 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: my old vickers
Replies: 18
Views: 7144

Australian machine gunners

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by MG1918
Fri Jul 31, 2015 12:34 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: my old vickers
Replies: 18
Views: 7144

Re: my old vickers

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