Calguns.net  

Home My iTrader Join the NRA Donate to CGSSA Sponsors CGN Google Search
CA Semiauto Ban(AW)ID Flowchart CA Handgun Ban ID Flowchart CA Shotgun Ban ID Flowchart
Go Back   Calguns.net > FIREARMS DISCUSSIONS > Curio & Relic/Black Powder > Curio & Relic Gallery
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Mark Forums Read

Curio & Relic Gallery Post pictures of your favorite milsurp here.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 03-03-2018, 9:42 PM
pitfighter's Avatar
pitfighter pitfighter is offline
Veteran Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 2,518
iTrader: 16 / 100%
Default FG42 in the winter light.

Here are some pictures of the semi-auto (only) FG42 taken in the AZ daylight.
This was assembled from a destroyed bring-back - the bolt, recoil buffer and op-rod as well as all of the internal trigger-parts and selector levers, and spring-steel-pin-holder had been lost to time.
Custom parts were created (USC 922r), and the gun is operable in Semi-automatic only.
Denial parts in the lower and upper receivers prevent original parts being exchanged, or open bolt operation.
The receiver re-weld scars are visible inside the receiver -

One magazine is original - Slj 01 - there are three "modern" SSD 20 round magazines and two SSD 10 round magazines.

The Zf4 scope is original and marked with an "L" - the caps and covers were bought here as original - the rubber is reproduction.
The scope mount is "modern" SSD and is the type specified for the GCY (Dietrich) factory rifles, a short run that was identical to the Krieghoff G type except for the scope mount - lol, it does not this Krieghoff, as SSD probably didn't have a GCY rifle to work from - but, it is an anachronism.

The wooden magazine crate is an original - it is missing the spacer boards - but the cuts are there.

The rubber muzzle cover - the jury is out on - it seems VERY clean and supple, compared to most of the muzzle MP44 covers I have - but who knows?

The bayonets are not in these pictures - I have an Estes Adams reproduction which is out with the MAS36 - we're using the Estes Adams to size the MAS46 - I like the aging on the MAS bayonet as it matches the rifle.

There are dummy-rounds in the magazine as the FG42 must not be dry fired - read it in the manual and the maintenance book - no joke.

The sling is from a Yugo M53 (it required no fitting) - I looked at the reproduction slings, "...would you hang an expensive rifle off one?..."



















__________________
Pitfighter.
Phoenix, AZ.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 03-03-2018, 9:43 PM
pitfighter's Avatar
pitfighter pitfighter is offline
Veteran Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 2,518
iTrader: 16 / 100%
Default

Scope:








Original Magazine:










__________________
Pitfighter.
Phoenix, AZ.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 03-03-2018, 9:43 PM
pitfighter's Avatar
pitfighter pitfighter is offline
Veteran Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 2,518
iTrader: 16 / 100%
Default

Magazine Crate:








Used muzzle brake and cover:


__________________
Pitfighter.
Phoenix, AZ.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 03-03-2018, 9:50 PM
Bobby Ricigliano's Avatar
Bobby Ricigliano Bobby Ricigliano is offline
Mit Gott und Mauser
CGN Contributor
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: The People's Glorious Republik of Southern Kalifornistan
Posts: 16,371
iTrader: 319 / 100%
Default

Beautiful! Top shelf all the way.

In a niche where everything original is rare and expensive, FJ items are far beyond that. Outstanding my friend.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 03-03-2018, 9:58 PM
pitfighter's Avatar
pitfighter pitfighter is offline
Veteran Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 2,518
iTrader: 16 / 100%
Default

Thank you, Bobby.

-

There is a myth -

That these were issued with two magazines - Sjl 01 and Sjl 02

I found an 02 in Europe in a colleague's collection, mine is an 01 - we shall see.

Sjl is not a factory, proof or inspection mark - no one seems to know what the three letters mean - so it could just as well be true.
It doesn't obviously concur with the full bandolier theory, but there you go.
__________________
Pitfighter.
Phoenix, AZ.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 03-03-2018, 11:50 PM
ltong29's Avatar
ltong29 ltong29 is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: SF Bay Area
Posts: 176
iTrader: 0 / 0%
Default

Wow, what a beauty. Very nice!
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 04-04-2018, 7:13 PM
Funbaby's Avatar
Funbaby Funbaby is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Oakland
Posts: 1,813
iTrader: 0 / 0%
Default

Dang. I would probably have to sell my car and wife to afford that.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 04-04-2018, 11:05 PM
pitfighter's Avatar
pitfighter pitfighter is offline
Veteran Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 2,518
iTrader: 16 / 100%
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Funbaby View Post
Dang. I would probably have to sell my car and wife to afford that.
It sold - the dollar amount was good for both buyer and seller in this circumstance.
I am somewhat sad to see it go, even though it is just an object. But I spent three years restoring it and finding parts and accessories from around the world - However, it was too valuable to use in one of my movies, consequently it sat inanimate in my safe - except when it was dragged out to be photographed or studied.

Avanti!
__________________
Pitfighter.
Phoenix, AZ.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 04-04-2018, 11:09 PM
audiophil2 audiophil2 is offline
Vendor/Retailer
CGN Contributor
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Surprise
Posts: 7,029
iTrader: 224 / 100%
Default

Wish I saw it listed for sale. My kid loves that model.
__________________

01FFL/03SOT AND 07FFL/02SOT
PHOENIX, AZ MIDDLEMAN TRANSFER DEALER SINCE 2010
10 round magazine conversion service
CA compliance service
Machine gun/suppressor rentals
Private 10 acre range rentals
Storage for your CA firearms/CA prohibited firearm purchases.

MY CALGUNS COMMERCIAL SALES SUBFORUM
http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/f...play.php?f=376
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 04-04-2018, 11:44 PM
pitfighter's Avatar
pitfighter pitfighter is offline
Veteran Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 2,518
iTrader: 16 / 100%
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by audiophil2 View Post
Wish I saw it listed for sale. My kid loves that model.
I still have the Shoei non-firing Replicas of both E and G models.
They are good to get used-to taking-down the bolt and operating system on the original.
It is not an obvious system to disassemble - if you've disassembled an M60 it is a little familiar, though.
You don't want to break anything, by inadvertently forcing an old part.

The original magazines go for over $5000 a piece, the one in the picture above is a really nice one, too - in that it has never been apart from the rifle and is coded.

__________________
Pitfighter.
Phoenix, AZ.
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 04-05-2018, 2:35 PM
Grendl's Avatar
Grendl Grendl is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Los Angeles/Ventura Counties
Posts: 1,475
iTrader: 27 / 100%
Default

WOW!
__________________
YOU NEED A GUN TRUST.

TLCGunTrust@gmail.com
Nothing I post here constitutes legal advice, nor can it establish an attorney/client relationship.
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 04-29-2018, 10:31 AM
JohnCCW's Avatar
JohnCCW JohnCCW is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Madera County
Posts: 1,198
iTrader: 0 / 0%
Default

Thanks for sharing the pics.
__________________
Don't ask how many guns I own, I lost count.
Rick Perry, Ted Cruz Trump for President 2016, because Hillary is NOT an option.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 04-30-2018, 9:26 PM
armenjs802's Avatar
armenjs802 armenjs802 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: View W/bars on windows Glendale, Kali
Posts: 846
iTrader: 17 / 100%
Default

Great show. thanks.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 05-05-2018, 5:18 PM
SVT-40's Avatar
SVT-40 SVT-40 is offline
Calguns Addict
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Az
Posts: 9,068
iTrader: 25 / 100%
Default

Great Rifle and great thread!!
__________________
Poke'm with a stick!


Quote:
Originally Posted by fiddletown View Post
What you believe and what is true in real life in the real world aren't necessarily the same thing. And what you believe doesn't change what is true in real life in the real world.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 1:34 AM.




Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Proudly hosted by GeoVario the Premier 2A host.
Calguns.net, the 'Calguns' name and all associated variants and logos are ® Trademark and © Copyright 2002-2018, Calguns.net an Incorporated Company All Rights Reserved.
Calguns.net and The Calguns Foundation have no affiliation and are in no way related to each other.
All opinions, statements and remarks made by Calguns.net on this web site and elsewhere are solely attributable to Calguns.net.