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108123 No. 108123 ID: b6e91c
I wish guns didn't cost so damn much as a hobby.
My city is being gentrified so jobs are getting shittyer and rent is going up. And since gentrification means your comunity gets replaced with well off liberals, all these new voters are making voting to make all kinds of new fees and taxes on anything gun related.

Post guns you wish you could afford.
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>> No. 108631 ID: 99d841
  Knight's Armament - Light Assault Machine Gun https://youtu.be/EF9UThg7PkM
>> No. 108632 ID: f2172d

I handled a transferable Stoner 63 LMG a few years back. The guy I brought my f/a AK from had one. It's still the most expensive gun I have ever fondled to date.
>> No. 108633 ID: 1665ef
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How much was it?
This Stoner Model 63A Fully Automatic NFA Machine Gun sold at auction for $69,000 (!!). https://www.rockislandauction.com/detail/58/564/stoner-model-63a-fully-automatic-nfa-machine-gun
Picture not from site as they are making it difficult to download their pictures (assholes).
- Left side here: http://www.operatorchan.org/k/res/98094.html#99470
>> No. 108634 ID: 76bf0b
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>> No. 108635 ID: 99d841
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You have to right-click to "view page source" to find one of their auction pictures.
>> No. 108636 ID: f2172d
The guy said he bought it for around $15k back in 1990 or so. I got the AK in 2010ish, so at that time, I think it was worth around $55-60k. He had several LMGs, including a swede BAR, ZB-26, and Jap 99. Plus a polish kit/Chinese receiver Ppsh-41 and a Guide Lamp M3A1 grease gun.
>> No. 108637 ID: 99d841
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The folks at Guide Lamp bashed out these things for $20, back during the war (quite a saving over the $250 Tommy Gun, but not as cheap as the $10 Sten). How much is the Grease Gun going for, now? GunBroker has one for $11,200.00 + $150.00 shipping (are they shipping it in a mahogany toy chest?).
>> No. 108638 ID: 9dcda2
> He had several LMGs, including a swede BAR, ZB-26, and Jap 99.

>> No. 108639 ID: 76bf0b
File 155775653440.jpg - (214.14KB , 3600x1323 , Czech WW2 ZB26 German with SS Death's Head ma.jpg )
The Czechoslovak ZB vz. 26 light machine gun developed in the 1920s, which went on to enter service with several countries and it influenced many other light machine gun designs including the UK Bren light machine gun and the Japanese Type 96 Light Machine Gun. The ZB-26 is famous for its reliability, simple components, quick-change barrel and ease of manufacturing.

- German WW2 ZB-26 Machine Gun With SS Death's Head Marking
>> No. 108640 ID: 76bf0b
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Absolutely fantastic ZB-26 machine gun as manufactured by Czechoslovakia as VZ-26 with Spanish crest and taken into German service. Top of receiver bears SS depot death's head logo. Many of this model were captured when the Czechoslovakia became part of the German Reich. Whether they were already in Czech military service, produced but not yet delivered as foreign contract, or unfinished at the factory, all were taken into German service. The SS in particular acquired these in the years prior to their being allowed to procure weapons through normal military channels. Thus one will see “SS” markings on a variety of guns with otherwise different manufacturer’s markings. Germany took over the Czech BRNO plant and it became “Waffenwerke Brunn” and assigned the WaA 63 acceptance code. Completed, or near complete guns were inspected, accepted and sent along to be issued as needed. This specimen exhibits both the eagle over “63” proofs and a “death’s head” under what appears to be “SS 2” depot mark, above the original, partially obliterated original Czech proofmark at the top of the receiver. The original Czech applied manufacturers markings on the sides of the receiver remain, of course. Barrel serial number of “P3541” does not match receiver SN, but it is a vintage correct barrel with eagle over “63” proof and eagle over Swaztika firing proof. Left side of stock sling hardware boss is marked “30P 190” This is the unit designation to which it was issued. One original 20 round Czech magazine is included with this gun. Also included is redacted copy of original 1945 dated registration form. CONDITION: Overall appearance and finish is extremely fine to near excellent original finish on barrel, and receiver, with the metal of the lower assembly metal finish thinning to more a gray patina, with a peppering of gray pitting corrosion at rear of stock hardware. There are weld marks underneath and to either side of the barrel release latch on the left of the receiver, and cleaned up weld marks 1” to the rear of the latch on the underside of receiver which indicates this gun was a DEWAT at one time. Barrel release latch a plum color. Gas cylinder tube extremely clean. Buttstock and handgrip wood are extremely fine Bore is extremely fine, shiny and bright with some darkness in the grooves. Bolt is near excellent with Czech marking visible at top. Magazine also exhibits Czech proof with extremely fine finish. Mechanics are crisp. This is a select-fire machine gun with “20” “0” “1” selector. Absolutely stunningly attractive specimen with desirable markings. A great specimen of one of the best box magazine fed machine guns of the WW2 conflict. https://auctions.morphyauctions.com/_n__absolutely_fantastic_german_ww2_zb_26_machine_-lot451228.aspx
>> No. 108641 ID: 1fd17d
File 15577567126.jpg - (330.00KB , 3600x1792 , Czech WW2 ZB26 German with SS Death's Head ma.jpg )
Barrel Length 25"
Caliber/Bore 8x57mm
FFL Status NFA
Manufacturer Czech
Model ZB-26
>> No. 108642 ID: 21a752
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>> No. 108643 ID: 21a752
  ZB26: The Best of the Light Machine Guns https://youtu.be/HcbFEIomzm4
>> No. 108644 ID: 76bf0b
  Shooting the ZB-26: A Jewel of an Interwar Light Machine Gun https://youtu.be/7BxgB1zoqKQ
>> No. 108689 ID: 51b0a9
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>> No. 108690 ID: f46323
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Well, for $4,000, this can be yours:
FightLight Ares Defense MCR Belt Feed Full Auto AR-15 Complete Upper Receiver (MCR-061)
Availability: Out of stock $3,999.99
>> No. 108691 ID: f46323
File 155824168131.jpg - (468.21KB , 3790x2527 , US M16 belt-fed MCR (Mission Configurable Rifle) u.jpg )
The groundbreaking MCR (Mission Configurable Rifle) belt-fed upper receiver assembly is designed to interchange with standard AR/M4 type uppers and readily fits any MIL-Spec lower receiver without permanent modification to the host lower, and is rearward compatible to AR15/M16 models produced as early as 1963.
>> No. 108692 ID: 1daec1
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Once installed, the patented MCR® upper receiver system can be user-configured in seconds without tools to adapt to virtually any mission profile. Specifically designed for responsible armed citizens, law enforcement and professional security personnel who wish to upgrade their rifle or carbine to MCR performance and capability; standard features include gas-piston operation for extreme reliability in adverse conditions; a quick-change (3 seconds) barrel system available in 12 and 16 inch lengths and a MIL-STD 1913 or optional KeyMod co-planar hand-guard with rail-interface system for the mounting of optics and modern accessories. Spanning the capability range from the optic ready carbine through a lightweight support rifle; the MCR accepts standard box type AR15/M16 magazines or M27 linked ammunition at operator discretion, permitting unprecedented firepower and weapon flexibility.
>> No. 108693 ID: 1daec1
File 15582417386.jpg - (435.98KB , 3448x2299 , US M16 belt-fed MCR (Mission Configurable Rifle) u.jpg )
. Drop-On Upper Receiver Assembly that upgrades your AR15/M16/M4 type lower receivers or rifles.
. 5.56 x 45mm NATO
. 16.25" Quick-Change Barrel
. 1:7" RHT, ½"-28 TPI & Chrome-Lined Barrel
. Short-Stroke Gas Piston Operation
. Dual Feed - Accepts ALL AR15/M16 Magazines & M27 Linked Ammunition
. Precision Machined 7075-T6 Billet Upper Receiver, Feed Cover and Charging Handle
. Precision Machined Billet Steel Feed Tray, Nitride
. Finish - Manganese Phosphate, Nitride & Type III, Class 2 Hardcoat anodize - Black
. Full-Auto Bolt Carrier
. Hanguard Style - KeyMod or MIL-STD 1913 Rail
. Optic Ready
. Ships with Main Action Spring, Bolt Catch, Carbine Stock Spacer, (100) M27 Links & Operator's Manual
. Made In USA
>> No. 108694 ID: 1daec1
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>> No. 108695 ID: 1daec1
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>> No. 108696 ID: e9dc13
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A Ciener conversion belt-fed M16 that uses a Colt SP1 lower.
>> No. 108697 ID: e9dc13
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>> No. 108698 ID: e9dc13
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>> No. 108699 ID: f46323
File 155824246938.jpg - (808.70KB , 2048x648 , US M16 belt-fed shorty AR carbine 1.jpg )
Here is a shorty AR carbine that has been converted to belt fed.
>> No. 108700 ID: f46323
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>> No. 108701 ID: e9dc13
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>> No. 108702 ID: e9dc13
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>> No. 108703 ID: e9dc13
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Who can hold that grip, though?
Machine-guns for midgets?
>> No. 108704 ID: e9dc13
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>> No. 108705 ID: 48e02c
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Although further examining your picture, that is a belt-fed AR-10, not an M16.
The 1950s Embodied: The AR-10 Converted to Belt-Feed https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2016/04/29/1950s-embodied-ar-10-converted-belt-feed/
The mid-late 1950s… Could there be a more optimistic time in United States history? I feel there’s no better rifle to illustrate the industry, innovation, and unbridled optimism of that time than the Armalite AR-10 7.62x51mm select-fire military rifle. Made of aerospace materials, using an advanced operating mechanism, and weighing in at an inadvisably light 7 pounds and change, unloaded, the AR-10 was an exercise in logic of the type best said “we have defeated Germany and Japan, and split the atom, why shouldn’t we do this?”

I plan to write more on the AR-10 rifle itself (including a book review of the recently-released and excellent Collector Grade book written by Joseph Evans on the subject), but today we’ll be looking at one variant that was a part of the effort to create a whole family of weapons, including sniper rifles and light machine guns, based on the aerospace wonder from Armalite. That is the infamous belt-fed AR-10:
- Pic: AR-10 Serial No. 1026, with belt-feed module. Image source: danasrib.top
>> No. 108706 ID: 48e02c
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In fact, we are really talking about three different weapons. The first two are two single rifles created by Armalite in 1957, Serial Nos. 1025 and 1026. 1025 is notable in being the first rifle fitted for the now-familiar rear-mounted charging handle, instead of the trigger charging handle that most other AR-10s and the early AR-15s used. 1025 had no bipod, and cutouts on the upper receiver (which, like all three of these belt-fed AR-10s, was a unique forging) for the belt-feed mechanism. It also used a bolt carrier fitted with cams to actuate the mechanism for feeding in ammunition belts. 1026 added a quick-change barrel feature, a bipod, and reverted to the trigger-style charging handle. Both rifles featured folding shoulder-rest buttplates, common to many support weapons of the time. 1026 was fitted with both heavy and light contour barrels, and both Armalite prototypes used much heavier profile gas tubes than their rifle variant counterparts.

Ultimately, the Armalite belt-fed AR-10s did not work well in sustained fire, but in the late 1950s, Dutch manufacturer Artillerie-Inrichtingen (A-I) began development of another belt-fed model. This model was substantially improved versus the two Armalite prototypes, and several examples were made. It was derived from earlier magazine-fed A-I support weapon experiments, and featured an improved upper receiver forging with more material, a bipod, vertical foregrip, and quick-change barrel. The A-I belt-fed AR-10, like the Armalite variants, had an easily removable belt-feed mechanism that converted the weapons back into a magazine-fed configuration when removed. According to those that tested it and one individual who owns both types, the A-I belt-fed AR-10s worked very well, much better than the Armalite models. However, there was no interest in the weapons, and they remained developmental models only.
>> No. 108707 ID: 48e02c
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Chuck Kramer has posted photos of a Dutch AR-10 belt-fed prototype over at his website, GunLab.
>> No. 108708 ID: 48e02c
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>> No. 108709 ID: 48e02c
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>> No. 108710 ID: 51b0a9
The feed tray is flimsy as fuck (I've dealt with a Shrike). and after only a few hundred rounds, it was showing severe wear. Granted it's an easily replaced bit, but I'd expect that part to be made of an abrasion resistent steel with a decent coating, at least a Park. Not a bit of low grade aluminum with a touch of cosmetiec anodising. .
>> No. 108711 ID: 48e02c
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1958 ArmaLite AR-10 Promotional Film
A rifleman demonstrates the AR-10 in its belt-fed configuration, changing position several times before switching to feeding from magazines. Note also the ‘backpack’ belt box and controlled chute/feedway
>> No. 108712 ID: 04d80a
File 155824408024.png - (660.77KB , 863x485 , US AR-10 belt-fed Gene Stoner promo video 1958 1.png )
And here we have Gene Stoner firing his belt-fed AR-10
>> No. 108713 ID: 48e02c
  TAB Special Episode: ArmaLite AR-10 History (Pt.1) https://youtu.be/lvvbiPgGqpU
In this first part of a special TAB episode examining the history of the ArmaLite AR-10 Vic discusses the early origins, history and development of the now legendary 7.62x51mm rifle.

At the heart of this episode is a remastered version (certainly the best currently available online) of the c.1958 ArmaLite/Fairchild promotional film that features Eugene Stoner and shows many of the early 'Hollywood' ArmaLites in action!

The first part of this special documentary concludes with Vic examining a Hollywood-made AR-10B (the last iteration of the US-made AR-10s).

In part two of the episode includes an overview of almost every Artillerie Inrichtingen (A.I.)-made model of AR-10 including the Sudanese, Cuban and Portuguese models!

Check out our website https://armourersbench.com for an indepth article looking at the context, origins, history and development of the AR-10!
>> No. 108714 ID: f46323
  TAB Special Episode: ArmaLite AR-10 History (Pt.2) - Netherlands Production https://youtu.be/HF4MGkxX0XU
In the second part of a special TAB episode examining the history of the ArmaLite AR-10, Vic discusses the rifles made by Artillerie Inrichtingen in the Netherlands.

In what we believe is a first, Vic takes us through every major A.I production model AR-10 including the Cuban, Sudanese and Portuguese contracts as well as a number of special prototypes and transitional models. Grab a cup of tea and a biscuit, sit back and relax with a unique overview of some fascinating rifles!
>> No. 108715 ID: aa52e9
  Prototype full auto AR-10 from 1957! (Unicorn Guns with Jerry Miculek) https://youtu.be/UCmHxieQduE
>> No. 108716 ID: aa52e9
Shamefully shoddy!
Fightlite MCR - Belt Fed Bliss https://youtu.be/NdbtNKOwWVI
>> No. 108717 ID: f46323
File 155826450813.png - (295.36KB , 1116x712 , US M60 7_62x51mm machine-gun T52E3 prototype 1952 .png )
Compare with the T52E3, a prototype of the M60 machine-gun in the new 7.62x51mm cartridge in 1952.
After the war, US arms development took the feed mechanism of the MG-42 and the operating system of the FG-42 and merged them together in to the T44 experimental machine gun. The T44 was chambered in .30-06 still, and featured an unusual belt feed mechanism which ran belt vertically up the left side of the receiver. When it was decided to drop the .30-06 round in favor of 7.62×51 NATO (at the time called the T65 cartridge), the T44 machine gun gave way to the T52. The T52 was chambered for the new cartridge, and used a more conventional horizontal feed with the typical top cover design (again pulled form the MG42). The T52 went through three more formal iterations (E1, E2, and E3) and then several variation under the designation T161 before ultimately being adopted as the M60. https://www.forgottenweapons.com/t52e3-an-m60-prototype/
>> No. 108718 ID: f46323
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The T52E3 was the last in a long line of prototypes built by the US between 1944 and 1957, it would finally be adopted by the US Army in 1957 as the M60 light machine gun. It’s predecessors the T24 and the later T44 had been stepping stones leading to the T52. It retains the MG42 and FG42s influences with the inline butt stock and top hinged receiver.
>> No. 108719 ID: f46323
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Interestingly the T52E3 also shares several features of the Johnson Light Machine Gun, with the front sight post, handguard and pistol grip being used, they may have been for ease as the parts were available. The T52E3 was an air-cooled, fast barrel change light machine gun with a front bi-pod. It was chambered in the new T-65 cartridge (the 7.62mm round also used in the M14). It had a cyclic rate of approximately 700 rounds per minute and was fed from a belt with disintegrating links. The T52E3 prototype came in two barrel types a light weight barrel (Image One) which was envisioned to be the standard for infantry patrols and a heavy barrel (Image Five) which weighed 7 lbs which was intended for sustained fire.

The M60 would replace the cumbersome 31 lbs M1919A6, weighing significantly less at 23 lbs. The T52E3 would be refined further until it was finally put into production in 1957, it would first see active service in Vietnam in 1964. http://www.historicalfirearms.info/post/98838127879/prototype-cutaway-of-the-day-t52e3-the-t52e3/embed
>> No. 108720 ID: f46323
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>> No. 108721 ID: 04d80a
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U.S. MACHINE GUN T52E1 .30 (T65) SN# 6
Maker/Manufacturer: BRIDGE TOOL & DIE WORKS
Date of Manufacture: 1949-1952
>> No. 108722 ID: 04d80a
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U.S. MACHINE GUN T52E1 .30 (T93E1) SN# 8
Maker/Manufacturer: BRIDGE TOOL & DIE WORKS
Date of Manufacture: 1949-1952
>> No. 108723 ID: e9dc13
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And the experimental T-44 machine gun developed from the German FG 42 and MG 42 machine guns.
Manufactured by Bridge Tool & Die Works, Philadelphia, Pa. in 1946 - The gun is a conversion of the FG42 German, Light, Magazine Feed Machine Gun, with the belt feeding mechanism of the MG42 German, Belt Feed Machine Gun. The mechanical solution for the conversion was provided by the Bridge Tool & Die Works. The weapon is gas-operated blowback type combination; air-cooled; bipod supported; with forward handgrip and rear shoulder stock.
The receiver body in which the essential parts of the gun operate is a sheet metal fabrication. The barrel is permanently mounted into the forward end, and the receiver swaged circumferentially into a recess around the rear end of the barrel and secured by a locking ring, likewise swaged. The hinge member about which the feed mechanism rotates is welded to that portion of the receiver body directly rearward from the swaged area, thereby making the receiver body, barrel and hinge member an integral unit. Holding the receiver body in a normal firing position, there is an opening on the left-hand side running longitudinally from the welded hinge member for the length of the housing. This opening is bridged in one instance at a point located approximately 4" rearward from the hinge member by the ejector assembly. The resultant opening between the hinge member and the ejector assembly permit the receiver plate to position the shell cartridge for insertion into the barrel. Directly opposite this opening there is a similar small opening through which the cartridge cases are ejected. http://ww2.rediscov.com/spring/VFPCGI.exe?IDCFile=/spring/DETAILS.IDC,SPECIFIC=9554,DATABASE=objects
>> No. 108724 ID: e9dc13
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