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  1. The Machine Gun/ Automatic Weapons Forum
    Hi all, On Thursday evening (15 April) at 7pm UK time (British Summer Time), I’m doing a webinar with q&a session about the Vickers machine gun and the Machine Gun Corps. It should be about an hour long. You can register here completely for free: The Vickers Machine Gun in the Great War This...
  2. The Machine Gun/ Automatic Weapons Forum
    For those who want more information on the Bren light machine gun, we've started to collate information we have in the archive here on a new webpage on the #VickersMG site. It includes the videos we've produced so far, information from the Army Council Instructions, spares layouts and links to...
  3. The Machine Gun/ Automatic Weapons Forum
    In this long video we track the development of the spares and tools carried with the Vickers machine gun (in British, Empire and Dominion service) from 1914 to 1960. Each iteration goes through what was added, removed, moved or nomenclature changed with a brief description as to why this had...
  4. The Machine Gun/ Automatic Weapons Forum
    Here we take a closer look at one specific gun in the collection. This time it's H 5529 - a 1918 gun with a smooth barrel casing. An added bonus with this gun is that it's a skeletonised version and it means we can describe the mechanism and functioning of the Vickers machine gun. This will...
  5. The Machine Gun/ Automatic Weapons Forum
    What are the different muzzle attachments? What bullets should inert ammunition have? Did guns and tripods stay together? How do you adjust the fusee spring? How do you lace the barrel casing cover? These are some of the questions we've received from followers and Patrons. If you'd like anything...
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