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Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum Yesterday, 06:51 AM
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Posted By me6_130
The only problem I see is... it is in your...

The only problem I see is... it is in your collection and not in mine:laugh:

Carles
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum Yesterday, 06:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By me6_130
Congrats! I need 2 more, as I have 2 models of...

Congrats! I need 2 more, as I have 2 models of MG13 pouch and 1 early MG34 pouch, and I've only got 1 of those.

Carles
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 01-17-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By me6_130
It is a second model of MG13 gunner pouch...

It is a second model of MG13 gunner pouch produced out of a first model of MG13 gunner pouch. I have seen several of these and they all have the same stitching pattern. I guess weapon masters had...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 01-13-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By me6_130
I believe it's for MG42 small tools. Carles

I believe it's for MG42 small tools.

Carles
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 01-12-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By me6_130
I agree, from what I can see they look...

I agree, from what I can see they look nice.thumbsup

C.
Forum: Large Ordnance Forum 01-12-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By me6_130
I've got a similar one but stamped Kwk40...and...

I've got a similar one but stamped Kwk40...and haven't been able to find any info about it. Price would depend on the demand for such item. They are less interesting than transport cans. Perhaps if...
Forum: Large Ordnance Forum 01-11-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By me6_130
The good thing is that this grey/black paint they...

The good thing is that this grey/black paint they used is not so difficult to remove as other repaints.


Carles
Forum: Large Ordnance Forum 01-10-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By me6_130
I always thought these were French reissue...

I always thought these were French reissue because they appeared by hundreds in France about 25 years ago. If you say they are Austrian reissue, perfect! makes no real difference.

Carles
Forum: Firearms Forum 01-09-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By me6_130
Just my little addition, an item I had some time...

Just my little addition, an item I had some time ago. Provenance Spanish Army, from Civil War stocks:

Carles
Forum: Large Ordnance Forum 01-08-2020, 04:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By me6_130
Used turpentine, not acetone. Turpentine is...

Used turpentine, not acetone. Turpentine is slower but safer, as acetone would destroy the original paint.

Carles
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-06-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
Posted By me6_130
I've got a similar with officer's bullion eagle...

I've got a similar with officer's bullion eagle and collar tabs. Greenish in the inside and faded in the out. Can't find the pics right now...:uhoh2:


Carles
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 01-06-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By me6_130
Military ones would be maker's and date stamped....

Military ones would be maker's and date stamped. This one could be WWII paramilitar, post-war or repro. A bit difficult to say if not on hand.

Carles
Forum: Firearms Forum 01-05-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By me6_130
I agree, all those I have seen had much maker and...

I agree, all those I have seen had much maker and production date info printed. Not saying these are bad...but strange. What does it say on the boxes?

Carles
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 01-05-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 612
Posted By me6_130
:laugh: A lot of patience and good luckthumbsup ...

:laugh: A lot of patience and good luckthumbsup

Carles
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 01-05-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 612
Posted By me6_130
You can sew it in several ways but the most...

You can sew it in several ways but the most frequent, when dealing with leather, is:

-using two needles and sewing from both sides, with two threads and special leather needles.
-Now, these kind...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 01-04-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 612
Posted By me6_130
That's fast! I take ages till I get all the parts...

That's fast! I take ages till I get all the parts and start shaping. Tim, have you realised the front of the lid is rounded?




I'd make the holes first and them trim in 45º

Will you dye the...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 01-04-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By me6_130
Well, it reached 430€...I wonder if the person...

Well, it reached 430€...I wonder if the person that bought it is aware it is not original:confused:

Carles
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 01-04-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By me6_130
Hello Reidar, Even when not standard, the...

Hello Reidar,

Even when not standard, the ammo belt straps seem to be early o pre-production items for those 6 and 3 cell pouches, that could have been produced by " [...] Friedrich Offerman &...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 01-04-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By me6_130
Nice looking and in good state, if not for the...

Nice looking and in good state, if not for the replaced straps... Would the original ones be leather? They are not difficult to replace but a bit touchy, if you don't know the technique.

...
Forum: Large Ordnance Forum 01-04-2020, 04:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By me6_130
I would say WAR from those pics. It looks like a...

I would say WAR from those pics. It looks like a French post war repaint...but more info would help:

What colour paint is under that black one?
There should be some stamps on the drums and on the...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 01-04-2020, 03:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By me6_130
Can you show the inside pulling loops? No stamps?...

Can you show the inside pulling loops? No stamps?

Carles
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 01-03-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By me6_130
MG Zubehör box fake?

Gents,

Sorry, disregard. I translated the ad and realised it states the box is " eine gute Sammleranfertigung. Ich verkaufe sie daher als nicht original." I imagine it is a French production....
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 01-03-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By me6_130
Not Wehrmacht standard. Most possibly civilian...

Not Wehrmacht standard. Most possibly civilian workers. Before heavy rubber sole boots were produced, heavy working boots were produce with hobnails, so it is not unusual to find non military nailed...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 01-01-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 612
Posted By me6_130
Hello Gents, Hope you've had a nice...

Hello Gents,


Hope you've had a nice party. Now, back to work: some years ago member Ryan Schnee posted an original one sooo......he might still have it and ...be able to provide pics or...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 01-01-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By me6_130
It had never occurred to me that they used...

It had never occurred to me that they used inserts to keep pouches in shape but sounds very logical. I used newspaper to fill them. Original wooden inserts must be difficult to come across. I do have...
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