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    Semi MG08

    Wow - we really need a few more posts here! So I made it to Knob Creek again last fall and came home with an MG08 Maxim kit. It's a DWM built in 1918 and was all matching parts. After 4 months of fabrication it is now a functioning semi in 7.62x54r. I used a 1910 barrel and a few Vickers parts to accomplish it.
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    Another beauty! WOW and in 54r.
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    Very nice. It’s good to see another one back up and running. Did you make the plates? What’s involved in converting to semi?

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    Thats awesome
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    I like it!
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    I wish I had your kind of skills. That is absolutely beautiful!

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