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Thread: BASIC GUIDE for HK 'Roller Locker' Rifles & Carbines.

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    Default BASIC GUIDE for HK 'Roller Locker' Rifles & Carbines.

    Starting from here:



    This is the Family we would like to talk about:



    The three types: G3 Battle Rifle - HK33 Assault Rifle - HK53 Compact Carbine:



    The G3 Family: G3A3 (Fixed stock), G3A4 (Retractable stock) and G3K (Carbine):



    The HK33 Family: HK33A2 (Fixed stock), HK33A3 (Retractable stock) and HK33K (Carbine):


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    Scopes and Sights

    G3SG1/ZF Sporting a Schmidt & Bender 1.5-6X42, G3A4ZF with a Steiner 4X24 and HK33 with a Hensoldt 4X24 with reticule illumination:



    Schmidt & Bender 1.5-6X42:



    Steiner 4X24:



    Hensoldt 4X24 for 5.56 with reticule illumination:





    Optional Tritium night sights:



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    Trigger Groups

    G3 Metal S-E-F:



    G3 Plastic S-E-F:



    G3-PSG S-F:



    4 Position 0-1-3-Full:



    NAVY 0-1-Full:



    FBI 0-1:



    HK33/53 S-E-F:



    HK33/53 0-1-25:



    HK33/53 First and Second Genaration S-E-F differences:



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    Stocks

    3 types of G3 stocks: A4 retractable, A3 plastic and SG1 w/ cheek support:



    3 types of HK33/53 stocks: A2 plastic, A3 retractable concave and A3 retractable convex:



    3 generations of HK33/53 w/ A2 stocks: G3 Style on the rifle with the FBI group, MP5 style one piece buffered on the 'K' and one piece non-buffered on the left rifle sporting a slim handguard:







    Retractable stock sporting a removable rubber cheek rest:

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    Handguards:

    HK33 different Handguards; OD, Black and Slim:



    G3 slim 3 types:



    G3 Wide or 'Tropical': Various manufactures and colors:



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    Cocking Handles:

    Old style all metal:



    Black plastic w/ grooves:



    Green plastic:



    Black rubber:

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    Bayonet and its Adapter:

    Standard end cap:



    Bayonet adapter:






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    Magazines and Clamps:

    HK33/53 Mags: 20rds aluminum, 25rds steel, 30rds steel and 40rds aluminum:



    Two generations HK33/53 40rds mags:



    G3 20rds steel and aluminum mags:



    G3 2 generations mags. The bottom ones are Cetme style:



    HK33/53 and G3 mag clamps:





    HK33/53 MKE synthetic 'Sig 550 style' 30rds mag compared to a standard steel 30rds mag:



    Once coupled together by the studs they work fine on rifles with 'Slim' handguards:



    But can not be used with rifles with wide 'tropical' handguards:


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    3 Point Sling:

    The HK 3 point sling:









    Sling secure at the handguard hook:



    As a 2 point sling:




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    Other Accessories:

    Different types of bipods:



    Carry handle:



    Blank firing adapter:



    Cleaning kit:



    HK53 style flash hidder:



    Heavy Rubber Buttpad:



    PSG and MSG Trigger Shoe:


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    Furniture Markings:

    German made codes:









    MKE:



    POF:


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    Technical Data:



    G3 data:








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    Please feel free to correct, improve and comment.

    All the Best,

    Wamba

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    Excellent thread and pics.


    Ηere is the Greek made G3 that were sold to the US civilian market:

    http://www.springfieldforum.com/Springfields-G3-the-SAR3-and-SAR8.html




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    Great post!

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