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Digging in KURLAND

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    Quote by AT P Sweep View Post
    Well ~ maybe we could consider an Australian Owen ~ ( but that may ~ would be bordering on the fantasy World ~ )

    LOL ~

    Owen Gun - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    Owen Gun - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    It would certainly be amazing, considering the Owen used a proprietary magazine quite unlike a Sten mag -
    *BTW a pretty cool design, with the ejector block at the rear of the magazine itself - it ejects downwards.

    The Australian Owen SMG

  2. #902


    Pit Fighter

    And the design had amazing service record ~ and was even taken to Vietnam by the Australian forces ~

    I have heard though they had an issue with flash back (??)

  3. #903


    The mag hanging in the tree is a mp40 mag...

  4. #904


    Ha ha - It absolutely could be an MP40 mag.
    Here is a slab sided MP40 mag from my collection next to a WW2 era Sten mag.
    It is really only a matter of determining width - I can't really tell from the pic of the mag in the tree - what do the experts here think?
    It would be fun for it to be a Sten mag, but is more likely an Mp40/41 mag.

    *Edit - Sten on left, Mp40 on right.

  5. #905


    You learn something every day ... Would have bet everything that being a sten mag ... Thanks!

  6. #906


    Guess we'll never know, i suppose it was left to rot there as it ain't such an interesting item. If it was taken away and cleaned, pictures with it would solve the model question...

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  8. #908


    Good work as always, say hi to all the diggers from me. Hope to see you soon!

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  10. #910


    Well done guys.

    Cheers, Ade.
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