L2A3 SMG / Sterling Mk.4: mechanics and basic potted history

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1y Jun 18, 2020

Mike takes a look at the mechanics of an L2A3 SMG / Sterling Mark 4, and gives a potted history of the 9mm submachine gun which replaced the STEN machine carbine in British service and served for around 40 years.

Link to Sterling commercial manual: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1A0Mh1m9GJ_ouC3HmIURcSwI6pEvfVami/view?usp=sharing

And yes, this was indeed the basis of the Star Wars E11 blaster.

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