WTK Will M6 breech ring work on M3 37mm antitank gun?

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WTK Will M6 breech ring work on M3 37mm antitank gun?

Post by waterdawg2004 » Fri May 11, 2018 11:59 am

WTK Will M6 breech ring work on M3 37mm antitank gun? I already have a breech block for an M3 gun, just need the ring. Thanks for any info.
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Re: WTK Will M6 breech ring work on M3 37mm antitank gun?

Post by Steve Greenberg » Fri May 11, 2018 8:29 pm

The M6 breech ring will screw onto the barrel. The M3 breech block and M6 breech block are a bit different too. The recoil mechanism is different as well. Not sure how it will function if you attempt to fire it.
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Re: WTK Will M6 breech ring work on M3 37mm antitank gun?

Post by nirvana » Mon May 14, 2018 6:39 am

I wouldn't bother with it. You can use an M-3 Ring with the M-6 mount in a tank, but its actually a useful idea there, because it allows you to manually operate the gun. It screws on and bolts to the recoil parts just fine. However, the M-6 relies on cams to make the parts cycle, and charging the gun would be a headache. Just keep looking for the M-3.
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