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My Deac weapons

Article about: Hi,The rear grip was an item made for the special operations executive,Regards Gary

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    Thought I would just share some photos of my deac's,These have been collected for re-enactment purpose.
    To start this is one of three brens I have,Will post more photos later.
    This has the early barrel and adjustable legs and correct butt.
    Have compared the early flash hider with a later one.
    The Bren was at some stage made into a Drill weapon.
    If anyone knows what the stamped markings on the butt are,I would be pleased to know.
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    Mossie we need more photos of the other guns...It looks like you have quite a collection going there ???? Cheers Terry.

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    'SLAZ' is the Slazenger wood shop where the wooden butt was made as a sub factory of Lithgow small arms (Slazenger make sporting goods incl tennis racquets). '42' is 1942 manufacture.

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    What a pair a Brens !! Dont get many of them to the pound !!

    Look at the patina on those, sweet !!!

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    Quote by Totenhead View Post
    What a pair a Brens !! Dont get many of them to the pound !!
    +1, Jim G.

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    Quote by lithgow View Post
    'SLAZ' is the Slazenger wood shop where the wooden butt was made as a sub factory of Lithgow small arms (Slazenger make sporting goods incl tennis racquets). '42' is 1942 manufacture.
    We live and learn !! I have heard of Slazenger before, but I must admit it never occured to me that it was a British company !!!! Great

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    Nice Firearms.. Looks like a pair of great Bren's. Thanks for sharing.


    John
    I specialize in M1 carbines and Lugers.

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    Thank you Lithgow,Information is a great help,Regards Gary.

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    This is my soe MKII sten,This was a rusty piece when i purchased it,Spent some time in the shed to reblue it.
    I had the oppurtunity to purchase another one at the time,This had a front hand grip fitted,I really wish i had now !

    Thanks to a helpful forum,I have just found out this is not an SOE item,But a sten made in Finland.
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    Last edited by mossie; 12-16-2012 at 12:31 PM.

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    I have never seen this type of grip on a sten before. Is this something you made or did it come with the gun? if so do you know any of the history behind it?

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