German machine guns

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German machine guns

Post by paul.mercer » Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:30 pm

Gentlemen,
What was the difference between the German MG 34 and the MG 42?

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Re: German machine guns

Post by frontkampfer » Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:15 pm

MG 42 was made up of stampings with much less machining & looser tolerances. It had a huge rate of fire. Both were very good!
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