Lt Col Marcelino de Mata, the most decorated Portugese miltary officer in the Portugese Army's history, succomed to COVID earlier this month. He showed up on my Reddit feed, may be a Black History Month thing, if I saw certain images of him, would have put them in Un-Ally thread as he looked like an over-medallioned member of the Black Panthers.
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The Bren mag was curved because it had to accommodate rimmed .303 rounds. 7.62mm is rimless so the mag can be straight.
Yeah, what he said.
I had a few cabbies with the LMG before the LSW came in at my old Regiment. It helped in my first SAA lesson with it that I'd had previous with the Bren Gun as a skinny ickle snot-nosed Cadet-type.
The Aussies made a straight, thirty round SLR magazine. I dare say it would have fitted the LMG.Image from the Granby thread, LMG used in 90s. The question i want to derail this thread with is this, that magazine looks straighter than the BREN (303) magazine, I know it's slightly at an angle, but the BREN magazine had quite a curve. Was there a straight LMG magazine available?
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Highly likely.The Aussies made a straight, thirty round SLR magazine. I dare say it would have fitted the LMG.
The Monkey CP bods used 10 Rd SMG mags when out and about with the Bde Cmd.I found that the combination of an L34 magazine and a Dremmel made a very workable substitute, similarly 10 round magazines for the SMG.