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  1. ...or parts if you have any. Benet-Mercie is the "autorifle", strip fed LMG made by both Colt and Springfield prior to WWI.... They are Hotchkiss Portative 1909 pattern guns.
  2. 1 - C+R MG08/15; 7.92mm; very good plus condition; some small dents in fusee cover; 90% original finish; non-matching numbers; excellent runner with either inverted MG34/42 belts or canvas belts; all correct parts; correct vintage bipod; very good plus bore; includes vintage canvas belt in very good condition, repro 100 rnd drum and repro steam can. $9.5k/offers Brokered MG from savvy NFA owner; out on taxed F4; buyer pays all taxes and SH&I charges on approval for transfer E-mail for pictures; have many: bmg17a1@gmail.com 2- MP40; 9mm; Wilson tube; Exc. condition; some mis-match;4 mags $13.5K/offers Brokered MG from savvy NFA owner; out on taxed F4; buyer pays all taxes and SH&I charges on approval for transfer E-mail for pictures; have many: bmg17a1@gmail.com E
  3. 1-Gwinn "Bushmaster"; marked "S.M.G.; 223: excellent condition w/98% original finish; uses AR mags $8.5k offers 2-Vickers WWII "PETROL" type water/steam condensing cans; variety of 9 from which to choose; various condition and prices from $75-225; contact me for pics, details A few cans left..... 3-Vickers, WWII beautiful steam hoses with fittings; excellent and new; supple red hose w/twist, brass fitting; 1917A1 black hose w/claw fitting; contact for specific pics and details; A few hoses left.... Call: 802-226-7204; or e-mail: bmg17a1@gmail.com for pics or further info E
  4. Colt 1915 aircraft receiver: complete receiver with Brit water jacket/trunnion assembled and Brit/Aussie internals in .303. Choice of restored Brit tripod or very good condition, complete standard US Vickers tripod. Data plate and new strap included. Water plugs not on gun in pic but will be assembled to it. Restored Brit tripod has Colt data plate. Cradle is marked with serial and 1943 date. Tripod head is brass as is cradle. Runs perfectly and have short video. With Brit tripod $17.5k. With US Vickers tripod $16.5k; offers solicited; First photo is gun on US 1915 Vickers tripod. Second photo is gun on restored Brit vickers tripod.(red/brown marks on jacket are reflections, not rust) Gun will transfer directly to C+R licensee. Buyer pays first tax to transfer it from C+R owner and is responsible for SH&I. Plenty of pics available plus short video. Edited 10 May by BRMCII Quote Edit
  5. Very good condition Vickers tripod. Cradle is marked DP but the elevation screw is really tight and the T+E crosspin is also a good fit. The front crosspin is slightly loose but the cradle holes have not been bushed so that is probably why it is a DP cradle. Very serviceable tripod. Very good plus condition. More pics if needed. Buyer pays SH&I. $2200
  6. Go to a shoot and make the rounds to shoot the different MGs that interest you. MostMG shooters enjoy showing some one their MGs and letting them fire them. Except to pay for ammo but a few minutes of hands-on with any MG is the only real education you can get prior to deciding what you want. Everything else is just an opinion. If the owners are agreeable talk to them about their experience with reliability, durability, maintenance, spare parts availability and quality, accessories, etc, etc. Ask them to field strip the guns, too if they will take the time. No better way to actually taste what you might own someday.FWIW
  7. ....of restored Brit tripod or very good condition, complete standard US Vickers tripod. Data plate and new strap included. Gun is complete. 99% reblued finish. Receiver is registered Colt aircraft with polished Brit trunnion and waterjacket assembled. Fitted with Brit internals, .303 barrel, feedblock, etc. Missing front and rear water plugs not on gun in pic but will be assembled to it. Restored Brit tripod has Colt data plate. Cradle is marked with serial and 1943 date. Tripod head is brass as is cradle. Runs perfectly and have short video. With Brit tripod $18k. With US Vickers tripod $17k: offers encouraged. First photo is gun on US 1915 Vickers tripod. Second photo is gun on restored Brit vickers tripod.(red/brown marks on jacket are reflections, not rust) Gun will transfer directly to C+R licensee. Buyer pays first tax to transfer it from C+R owner and is responsible for SH&I. Plenty of pics available plus short video.
  8. BRMCII Veteran Major 14 113 posts 2 Jan 2016 Posted 4 April · Report post Posted 12 February (edited) · Report post 1 - C+R MG08/15; 7.92mm; very good plus condition; some small dents in fusee cover; 90% original finish; non-matching numbers; excellent runner with either inverted MG34/42 belts or canvas belts; all correct parts; correct vintage bipod; very good plus bore; includes vintage canvas belt in very good condition, repro 100 rnd drum and repro steam can. $9.5k/offers Brokered MG from savvy NFA owner; out on taxed F4; buyer pays all taxes and SH&I charges on approval for transfer E-mail for pictures; have many: bmg17a1@gmail.com 2- MP40; 9mm; Wilson tube; Exc. condition; some mis-match;4 mags $13.5K/offers Brokered MG from savvy NFA owner; out on taxed F4; buyer pays all taxes and SH&I charges on approval for transfer E-mail for pictures; have many: bmg17a1@gmail.com E
  9. Very good condition Vickers tripod. Cradle is marked DP but the elevation screw is really tight and the T+E crosspin is also a good fit. The front crosspin is slightly loose. T+E is missing the pin as seen in the pics but I have a correct replacement so it will be complete. Very serviceable tripod. More pics if needed. Buyer pays SH&I. $2500
  10. Posted 5 February (edited) · Report post 1-Gwinn "Bushmaster"; marked "S.M.G.; 223: excellent condition w/98% original finish; uses AR mags $8.5k offers 2-SOLD C+R 1919A4; Saginaw Gear; 30-06; reparked and pristine, beautiful; SOLD 3-Vickers WWII "PETROL" type water/steam condensing cans; variety of 9 from which to choose; various condition and prices from $75-225; contact me for pics, details A few cans left..... 4-*Vickers, WWII beautiful steam hoses with fittings; excellent and new; supple red hose w/twist, brass fitting; black hose w/claw fitting; contact for specific pics and details; A few hoses left.... Call: 802-226-7204; or e-mail: bmg17a1@gmail.com for pics or further info E
  11. Posted 12 February (edited) · Report post 1 - C+R MG08/15; 7.92mm; very good plus condition; some small dent sin fusee cover; 90% original finish; non-matching numbers; excellent runner with either inverted MG34/42 belts or canvas belts; all correct parts; correct vintage bipod; very good plus bore; includes one vintage canvas belt in very good condition $11k/offers Brokered MG from savvy NFA owner; out on taxed F4; buyer pays all taxes and SH&I charges on approval for transfer E-mail for pictures; have many: bmg17a1@gmail.com 2- MP40; 9mm; Wilson tube; Exc. condition; some mis-match;4 mags $14.5K/offers Brokered MG from savvy NFA owner; out on taxed F4; buyer pays all taxes and SH&I charges on approval for transfer E-mail for pictures; have many: bmg17a1@gmail.com E
  12. 1. 1917A1; .30-06; Inland Arms built sideplate gun; correct tripod in vg-exc cond; RIA logo on sideplate; all excellent RIA internals; 95% reparkerizing from original build with some staining of jacket and small bare spot on upper right plate behind end of top cover; excellent bore; functions perfectly; Chuck Hudak of Inland Arms, Dripping Springs, TX built exceptional BMGs true to the originals; water can, hose, belt; $18K/offer Gun is in inventory and will transfer out by E-file F3 E-mail me for more pics and further info if needed
  13. 1. 1917A1; .30-06; Inland Arms built sideplate gun; correct tripod in vg-exc cond; RIA logo on sideplate; all excellent RIA internals; 95% reparkerizing from original build with some staining of jacket and small bare spot on upper right plate behind end of top cover; excellent bore; functions perfectly; Chuck Hudak of Inland Arms, Dripping Springs, TX built exceptional BMGs true to the originals; water can, hose, belt; $18K/offer Gun is in inventory and will transfer out by E-file F3 E-mail me for more pics and further info if needed
  14. WTS: Transferable WWII German MP44

    "......your opinion concerning rewats is the exact opposite of what has occurred on my end. I have done many and never marked or added anything to the gun or paperwork." Only Form 1 applicants and FL07/SOTIIs are required to mark reactivations assuming the proper ATF/NFA transfer or application protocols were followed. Marking a reactivation by a Form 1 individual "maker" or an FFL07/SOTII is not my opinion but is an NFA regulation. Again, a Form 1 reactivation is a "making" under ATF/NFA rules and a "making" is a form of manufacturing under ATF/NFA definitions.. A "manufactured" firearm requires being marked with the "makers" ID and address. This is not rocket science and is the law under ATF/NFA regulations. The Form 1 applicant has legally applied to be the "maker" so must apply his ID and address to the receiver of the firearm. He does not have to to do the work himself, but he must mark it with his ID, and the person who actually does the work is not in the picture. The paperwork info remains exactly it appears in the NFRTR on the original registration and does not change for the reactivation. I have never said anything other than the above. There are a number of reasons why ATF might not make an issue of the reactivations that you did and that you "never marked" and here are some of them. You claim that your 'experience" is the opposite of my "opinion" on rewats but you do not explain any of the context of the reactivations to support your claim. You just claim that I am wrong despite the fact that I have never posted any comment other than the current regs for reactivations with specific responses to individual situations. The reasons for your "experience" could easily be as follows. You do not reveal the status of your licensing, if any, or the transfer status of the MGs that you reactivated so your experience has no context by which to understand your position. Many DEWATs have transferred on tax paid Form 4s rather than by the correct use of a tax exempt Form 5 and have been reactivated by regular FFL01 gunsmiths, by their owners or by others. I've repaired a lot of these for the owners whose reactivations were poorly done. These reactivations do not require marking with ID and address simply because they have transferred as "live" MGs and were not processed according to the correct ATF protocols for registered DEWATs. There is neither a record of a form 1 application or an 07/02 From 2 reactivation in the NFRTR for these MGs because neither of these processes were used for reactivation. The proper transfer of a registered DEWAT is tax exempt Form 5. Only DEWATs reactivated under Form 1 approval or by FFL07/SOTIIs who received them on tax exempt Form 5s are required to mark the guns. No one else is. You do not explain the transfer status of the guns that you reactivated so without that context info there is no way to know if you were required to mark the guns or not. Were you an FF07/SOTII at the time and did you receive the guns on Form 5s? If so you were required to file form 2s and mark the guns. Were you an FFL01 or 07/II and the registered DEWATs were currently on Form 4s when you received them under your license and did the work? If so you were under no legal requirement to mark the MGs since they were already live. If you did not have an FFL01 or an 07/II and were possession of a registered MG not registered to you, was the registrant in your shop while you did the work and be there at any time during which you had possession of the MG. If this was the context then you did not have to mark the guns. Did the owners of the DEWATs have approved form 1 applications and have you do the work? If so, you had no legal obligation to mark the guns. The above notes some contexts for the reactivation of registered DEWATs for which you must mark the gun and a couple where you do not have to. That you personally had experiences with ATF that appear to be at odds with the experiences of others does not invalidate the rules and I will give you the benefit of the doubt that you did know the rules. I have done about 150 reactivations, more or less, of all sorts of MGs with a wide variety of transfer status, but almost all under an FFL07/SOTII. Before being licensed, and I've had various FFLs since 1977, I reactivated quite a few registered DEWATs that transferred to me by taxed Form 4s so no marking requirement. MGs reactivated while registered by Form 4 do not have the correct paper trail for a reactivation. In my opinion ATF has no issue with that since they have some flexibility if an MG has been in the system for a long time and has multiple transfers giving it legitimacy. FWIW
  15. 1 - C+R MG08/15; 7.92mm; very good plus condition; some small dent sin fusee cover; 90% original finish; non-matching numbers; excellent runner with either inverted MG34/42 belts or canvas belts; all correct parts; correct vintage bipod; very good plus bore; includes one vintage canvas belt in very good condition $11.5k/offers Brokered MG from savvy NFA owner; out on taxed F4; buyer pays all taxes and SH&I charges on approval for transfer E-mail for pictures; have many: bmg17a1@gmail.com 2- MP40; 9mm; Wilson tube; Exc. condition; some mis-match;4 mags $15.5K/offers Brokered MG from savvy NFA owner; out on taxed F4; buyer pays all taxes and SH&I charges on approval for transfer E-mail for pictures; have many: bmg17a1@gmail.com