MG 3 Lafette – Bundeswehr M.G. 3 Ground Tripod. This is the heavy ground tripod, often found with optics and the battery box. July 1971 with updates to 1988. Paperback, 50 pages with operation and description of use, maintenance, and sub-assembly diagrams. This is a translation of the original German manual for all the M.G. 3 tripods that have been imported and adapted to other weapons besides the M.G. 42, such as the Browning 1919A4. Optics are not included in this manual. Please reference “MG3 Lafette” on your order.