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Old 12-14-2017, 02:55 PM   #16
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i am jealous, mine is missing the oiler that you have. wish i could find one
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Old 12-15-2017, 06:27 PM   #17
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I imagine many don't know...but the same square oiler was used in early MG34 pouches...
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Nice set Ron,

Particularly like the markings on the spanner, been looking for one like that for eons!

The sight also looks to have a high blue and nicely marked. I have one that is actually marked up with a tiny BSW to the rim, same way your WA4 is marked.

IF I recall rightly that pattern of pouch can also be used in the MG34 early phases until the pouches were modded. Its a tight fit but the kit will go in.

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Nice set Ron,

Particularly like the markings on the spanner, been looking for one like that for eons!

The sight also looks to have a high blue and nicely marked. I have one that is actually marked up with a tiny BSW to the rim, same way your WA4 is marked.

IF I recall rightly that pattern of pouch can also be used in the MG34 early phases until the pouches were modded. Its a tight fit but the kit will go in.

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Well, that's what many think...but not correct. There are a couple of differences in pouches for MG13 and MG34. I've been wanting to write a nice article about pouches, for a long time, but never find the moment. I believe I mentioned the differences in some thread around the forum.

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What is the small piece on the right side of the pouch in the little pocket?
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What is the small piece on the right side of the pouch in the little pocket?
Carles will know what it is called......

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Thanks for that. My area is the MG34...but I've got a nice MG13 manual so, after a quick look:It is an Automatischer Abzug, or automatic trigger. It is missing in my pouch, so if anyone has a spare one, just let me know

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Mine is also missing this automatic trigger piece! I saw in the diagrams it appeared to be part h inside the trigger pack but it’s hard to understand what it was with your comments. Thanks Carles
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The part is the “auto sear” that engages the sear catch on the front side of the hammer. The sear catch on the back side of the hammer is engaged by the trigger activivated sear behind the hammer. The auto sear is released by the bolt as it goes into battery just as the bolt is locked to the lock frame.
If the trigger is held down in FA fire, the hammer catches on the auto sear and is held back until the bolt releases it just after lockup. Two springs are used to push the sear backwards, one on either side and the spring retaining bosses are easy to see in the pic on either sides of the sear. The sear springs are prone to kinking and there is no doubt in my mind that a spare set of springs was also included in the kit.
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The part is the “auto sear” that engages the sear catch on the front side of the hammer. The sear catch on the back side of the hammer is engaged by the trigger activivated sear behind the hammer. The auto sear is released by the bolt as it goes into battery just as the bolt is locked to the lock frame.
If the trigger is held down in FA fire, the hammer catches on the auto sear and is held back until the bolt releases it just after lockup. Two springs are used to push the sear backwards, one on either side and the spring retaining bosses are easy to see in the pic on either sides of the sear. The sear springs are prone to kinking and there is no doubt in my mind that a spare set of springs was also included in the kit.
Yep, just as described in the manual pics I'll try to shoot some pics.


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A net photo....


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But Ron....that one is for an MG42...not an MG13 I have to find some time to write about them...


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Carles,

That would be great!

It is obvious that I know nothing about them!

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That would be great!

It is obvious that I know nothing about them!

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No problem Ron,

Externally they are exactly the same so, from a first glance, you can't say which is what. Now, as that guy has an MG42 on his shoulder...it seems obvious the pouch would be an MG34/42 variant.


Oh, BTW, the MG42 is an early variant. See the cocking handle.


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