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Mossberg 42M

Posted: Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:02 am
by vandle
Can anyone enlighten me on what this is?

I cannot find it on any schematics
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apparently its a bracket used on the military trainers.

Cheers

Re: Mossberg 42M

Posted: Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:39 am
by indy1919a4
Looks like the Bracket for the Trigger???

Re: Mossberg 42M

Posted: Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:35 am
by vandle
you are spot on.

i really need to get my eyes checked

Re: Mossberg 42M

Posted: Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:01 pm
by indy1919a4
Oh heavens you cannot leave me hanging like this.. Did you find one in a box?? you put the gun back together and have an extra piece...??

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETN9eNOA6vw

Re: Mossberg 42M

Posted: Thu Nov 08, 2018 5:29 pm
by vandle
No just saw it on a website.
Just had a blonde moment.
Looked at my Mossberg and of course its part of the trigger assembly

The guns "usually" go back together the way they came apart. (Usually)

Re: Mossberg 42M

Posted: Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:06 am
by vandle
This is the rifle in question.

Part of the second shipment to England in 1941 as part of the
lend lease programme, it has the US Army property stampings
on the receiver and barrel.
On the left side of the barrel just under the rear sight is the BNP
stamps.

This particular example is missing the sling and detachable
sling swivels, the rear peep sight, dust cover and the safety
indicator buttons at the rear of receiver.

The previous owner decided that the original finish was no
longer desirable so they slapped on some varnish.
I assume this is when some of the parts may have walked.
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Re: Mossberg 42M

Posted: Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:16 am
by vandle
I'm in the process of making this particular firearm a little
more presentable with the help of some distinguished members
of this forum.

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Re: Mossberg 42M

Posted: Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:17 am
by vandle
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Re: Mossberg 42M

Posted: Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:17 am
by vandle
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