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Barrels for British MG???

Article about: Does anybody recognise from wich machine gun these barrels are? They are marked with Broad Arrow. Thanks in advance. Regards

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    Default Barrels for British MG???

    Does anybody recognise from wich machine gun these barrels are? They are marked with Broad Arrow.

    Thanks in advance.
    Regards
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    Last edited by Nick Hessens; 08-10-2011 at 11:47 PM.

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    Default Re: Barrels for British MG???

    Looks like MG42 quick change...

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    Default Re: Barrels for British MG???

    Thanks for the quick id! Vickers MG barrel it is.

    Regards

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    Default Re: Barrels for British MG???

    The Broad Arrow with the "U" would indicate South African issue.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Default Re: Barrels for British MG???

    Thanks Ade!

    Regards

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    Default Re: Barrels for British MG???

    As previously posted by Adrian, they are VSM marked (Vickers Sons and Maxim) Vickers MG barrels which have seen South African service, they were probably surplus when South Africa converted there guns to 7.62mm.

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