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Forum: Firearms Forum 12-14-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By pitfighter
Perhaps a Belgian or Spanish copy - they did some...

Perhaps a Belgian or Spanish copy - they did some wonderful work, some not so.
A Belgian may have a proof hidden away on the cylinder or beneath the barrel.
Forum: Firearms Forum 12-08-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By pitfighter
As you probably are aware, Old Spec UK...

As you probably are aware, Old Spec UK deactivated is a no go in the US.
The receiver's are still intact - even though the firearm won't work.
We have a pretty explicit three cut process for the...
Forum: Firearms Forum 12-06-2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By pitfighter
Thank you for the rifling image - yes, that is...

Thank you for the rifling image - yes, that is really sweet.
Great find - now for the rest of the accessories!
Forum: Firearms Forum 12-05-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 465
Posted By pitfighter
Very interesting images - you can almost see the...

Very interesting images - you can almost see the family resemblance to the MG13 magazine, here.
Forum: Firearms Forum 12-05-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By pitfighter
Fantastic find - can you share a shot of the...

Fantastic find - can you share a shot of the inside of the barrel, please.

Very nice.
Forum: Firearms Forum 12-04-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 465
Posted By pitfighter
Great collection - really interesting to see that...

Great collection - really interesting to see that one with the short grooves -
Would love to see some closer pics, I cannot enlarge the image for some reason.

I have two rusted relics (not...
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 11-27-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,693
Posted By pitfighter
Having owned original FG42's and several types of...

Having owned original FG42's and several types of FG42 magazine, I don't think those punches would fit the dimensions of any pattern/type E,F or G FG42's.
Look more like G43 magazine size.

I...
Forum: Firearms Forum 11-22-2019, 02:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By pitfighter
OP's is pretty standard 8mm ball - looks clean. ...

OP's is pretty standard 8mm ball - looks clean.
Should sell just fine - $250-$400 depending on how bad the buyer wants it.


Yours is much more rare, the 9mm packs are not often encountered (by...
Forum: Firearms Forum 11-15-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,417
Posted By pitfighter
Found a 14 round box for my collection. ...

Found a 14 round box for my collection.

https://i.imgur.com/6VvCaVil.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/8c4dpoNl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/5AEsyiSl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/jbgMNaVl.jpg
Forum: Firearms Forum 10-31-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 909
Posted By pitfighter
It all depends on what you need it for: 1....

It all depends on what you need it for:

1. If you have an original parts kit missing the guard, then I would go big, you may not find another.

2. If you're buying to sell it and make a profit...
Forum: Firearms Forum 10-31-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 492
Posted By pitfighter
Hi Bob, I'd be very interested in the MP44...

Hi Bob,

I'd be very interested in the MP44 dummy for my collection - feel free to PM me.
Missing all receiver and internal parts knocks it's value a bit.
The dummies are probably worth more...
Forum: Firearms Forum 10-29-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 492
Posted By pitfighter
It may look that way, but it is not - it's an IMA...

It may look that way, but it is not - it's an IMA non-firing dummy.
La Caruna Spanish licensed version of the EMP in 9mm Largo -
The firearms original receiver tube has been removed and replaced...
Forum: Firearms Forum 10-21-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By pitfighter
I have two in my Kurz collection. Would be...

I have two in my Kurz collection.
Would be scarce outside the US, less so in the US.
Will photograph later and edit into this post.
Forum: Firearms Forum 10-18-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 909
Posted By pitfighter
Almost - identical to how mine was when I first...

Almost - identical to how mine was when I first bought it from a member on this site.
The drying is absolutely and 100% consistent with an original IMO.

Based on these photos I wouldn't hesitate...
Forum: Firearms Forum 10-13-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,079
Posted By pitfighter
It is a ZB26/30 magazine - like 99.99% of all the...

It is a ZB26/30 magazine - like 99.99% of all the "supposed" FG magazines ever found ;)

Cool find.
Forum: Firearms Forum 08-05-2019, 02:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By pitfighter
The caps can be found, early MGC replicas used...

The caps can be found, early MGC replicas used paper caps in a reusable one piece brass cartridge - later ones were adapted to use a two piece reusable brass cartridge that accepted a plastic 7mm...
Forum: Firearms Forum 03-12-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 925
Posted By pitfighter
Well it looked a little like the exact parts that...

Well it looked a little like the exact parts that were missing from my G-type when I bought it (from the classifieds on this forum.)
Except mine had had the front sight and muzzle-brake -
But, we...
Forum: Firearms Forum 03-11-2019, 03:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 925
Posted By pitfighter
Incredible find. That price shows there are...

Incredible find.

That price shows there are some collectors out there.

Someone got some good spares for their G-type.

Interesting to see the bolt in the white like that.
Forum: Firearms Forum 02-16-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By pitfighter
Nice little collection - The wood tipped...

Nice little collection -
The wood tipped blanks with their original box are nice.

The most authoritative site I have found (I collect WW2 Kurz ammunition) is:
http://iaaforum.org

If you...
Forum: Firearms Forum 10-20-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 16,090
Posted By pitfighter
Really great photos of some very nice and...

Really great photos of some very nice and particularly interesting firearms Sen24 - thanks for posting.

The late war variants are very interesting -
Forum: Firearms Forum 08-15-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,821
Posted By pitfighter
Terrific post, Alan, Great read - well done,...

Terrific post, Alan,

Great read - well done, worth the fifteen year wait.
Forum: Firearms Forum 07-26-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,131
Posted By pitfighter
I actually really like the way that finish has...

I actually really like the way that finish has aged - almost tiger striped.
I have been looking for a reasonably priced Z KP -
Nice find, as mentioned it's the right money jump on it!
Forum: Firearms Forum 07-22-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,443
Posted By pitfighter
Hi Matt, That is an Imbel receiver, but the...

Hi Matt,

That is an Imbel receiver, but the rest of the rifle is an STG58, the Austrian version of the FAL.
That is not a long flashhider per se, but a rather un-covert wire-cutter, you twist the...
Forum: Firearms Forum 07-16-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,948
Posted By pitfighter
I am not 100% sure if you are asking a question,...

I am not 100% sure if you are asking a question, agreeing or disputing the legality of the two MP44's shown.

A cut or otherwise destroyed MG receiver, is no longer an MG, and can 100% legally be...
Forum: Firearms Forum 07-11-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,948
Posted By pitfighter
Mine is a re-welded saw-cut to USC 922r...

Mine is a re-welded saw-cut to USC 922r Semi-Automatic only, too.
I left weld scars visible on the inside of the receiver, you can also see the scars on the recoiler if you look closely.
...
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