MG 08 maintenance

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MG 08 maintenance

Post by Spiker » Fri Nov 20, 2015 8:47 am

MG gunner Karl cleaning his gun :)


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Re: MG 08 maintenance

Post by ebeeby » Fri Nov 20, 2015 9:32 am

Nice!

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Re: MG 08 maintenance

Post by kaiser » Fri Nov 20, 2015 1:06 pm

nice sutch a little bastard ,wish i had one like this :twisted:
maybe ,never say never :P
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Re: MG 08 maintenance

Post by gunner cooper » Sun Nov 22, 2015 6:14 pm

Karl looks as if he has had too many of those bottles of beer, still got all the parts back correctly though, he must have had plenty of practice. :thumb up: :thumb up:

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Re: MG 08 maintenance

Post by Spiker » Mon Nov 23, 2015 5:48 am

gunner cooper wrote:Karl looks as if he has had too many of those bottles of beer, still got all the parts back correctly though, he must have had plenty of practice. :thumb up: :thumb up:
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Re: MG 08 maintenance

Post by Pickelhaube » Mon Nov 23, 2015 10:17 am

Great mg 08 :thumb up:

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Post by kaiser » Mon Nov 23, 2015 4:18 pm

these are all great pictures
keep em comming

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Post by J.LeBrasseur » Mon Nov 23, 2015 6:48 pm

Good stuff

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Post by Spiker » Tue Nov 24, 2015 2:39 am

Thanks gents, and as you must have noticed, every reply gets rewarded by yet another picture :thumb up:

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Re: MG 08 maintenance

Post by kaiser » Tue Nov 24, 2015 1:58 pm

ok
so a million dollar question is can you go on and on like the way we give comments
or you have a 1000 foto's in your possesion
these fotos are greatley detailed ,great to look at :thumb up:

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kaiser wrote: so a million dollar question is can you go on and on like the way we give comments
or you have a 1000 foto's in your possesion


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Only one way to find out :wink:

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Re: MG 08 maintenance

Post by Gustaf » Tue Nov 24, 2015 3:34 pm

I think this might turn out to be the longest thread on the boards. Next photo please!
OK, they are dolls, but they have kung fu grip! and weapons.

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Post by Westfront » Tue Nov 24, 2015 3:44 pm

Great display Ed and beautiful photos more please :D .

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Re: MG 08 maintenance

Post by kaiser » Tue Nov 24, 2015 3:51 pm

hey hey this thread is on a roller coaster :D
i wonder :lol:

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Re: MG 08 maintenance

Post by Gustaf » Tue Nov 24, 2015 4:44 pm

Spiker wrote:Thanks gents, and as you must have noticed, every reply gets rewarded by yet another picture
I have noticed that there are more comments than photos, but I will not complain as quality is better than quantity.
OK, they are dolls, but they have kung fu grip! and weapons.

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The reaper is more effective when bullets are involved… #-o

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Re: MG 08 maintenance

Post by kaiser » Wed Nov 25, 2015 1:42 pm

seems that these 3 are not the ones with a big brain
now i understand why there are diffrent size helmets ,these are brainless :D

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Post by Gustaf » Wed Nov 25, 2015 3:14 pm

That is much better:) Outstanding photos, but I am going to have to add you to my most hated list for the MG08
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Re: MG 08 maintenance

Post by Louise » Thu Nov 26, 2015 4:16 am

Great pictures and an amazing display, what are the opening hours of this museum? :D

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Louise wrote:Great pictures and an amazing display, what are the opening hours of this museum? :D
Sorry, it’s not a museum.

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Post by kaiser » Thu Nov 26, 2015 2:11 pm

seems that beeing at war was serious buisnes becose not a singel man is smileling
or perhaps someone forgot to say 'cheese' when these fotos were taken :D
dig in your archive ed and show us a german mg gunner with a big smile on his face

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Smiling ,serious and grumpy

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Matching numbers on all the parts.
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Post by Westfront » Sat Nov 28, 2015 3:15 am

Very nice Ed :bravo: .

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Post by RON » Sun Nov 29, 2015 1:27 am

Awesome! :bravo:
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Post by gunner cooper » Sun Nov 29, 2015 11:19 am

I have seen patches on the Vickers barrel but not the 08, got a dent by the clamp too. Great picture.

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Post by kaiser » Sun Nov 29, 2015 4:11 pm

could easely be from there enamy fire, those dents and the hole
nice shots by the way

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Post by Adler » Mon Nov 30, 2015 3:28 am

Because I want to see more pictures, I have to give more then one reply :P
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Post by Adler » Mon Nov 30, 2015 3:30 am

See... second reply :-" Good for at least two more pictures \:D/

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Great pictures!!

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Post by kaiser » Mon Nov 30, 2015 5:25 pm

those are all great photos
thanks for sharing

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Post by kaiser » Wed Dec 16, 2015 1:24 pm

like these fotos
the guy sitting has even a knife in is boot
and the mg is equiped with a scope mounted on top

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Post by ww1czechlegion » Wed Dec 16, 2015 7:03 pm

Excellent images Ed, thanks for sharing with us! :D =D> :bravo:

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Post by kaiser » Thu Dec 17, 2015 12:53 pm

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

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Post by Spiker » Thu Dec 17, 2015 1:33 pm

kaiser wrote: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

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I have never seen that before either, sometimes soldiers improvised, like f/i this mount in the following picture.

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Re: MG 08 maintenance

Post by kaiser » Thu Dec 17, 2015 3:44 pm

simpelfided but very useful :-k
somme of them where smart guys
still great to see on fotomaterial that the were inventive during the war

great stuf you got there and thanks for sharring it here amongst us
this is studymaterial

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