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MG42 ammo???

Article about: Hi Is the ammo for a MG42 machinegun? headstamp says P181 *S 17 35 5.7cm with top 7.7cm are the switches original or not? ps ammo is empty

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    Default MG42 ammo???

    Hi

    Is the ammo for a MG42 machinegun?

    headstamp says P181 *S 17 35

    5.7cm with top 7.7cm

    are the switches original or not?

    ps ammo is empty
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    Default Re: MG42 ammo???

    The belt is not for an MG42.

    See the pinned thread on headstamps.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    Default Re: MG42 ammo???

    Looks like 7.62mm NATO to me...

    Thanks

    Danny

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    Default Re: MG42 ammo???

    The cartridges are German 7.92mm but, as Ade has pointed out, the links are not. Look like relatively modern NATO links to me.

    Check out this thread.......

    http://www.warrelics.eu/forum/ordina...adstamps-5718/

    Steve T

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