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  • Eggburt1969's Avatar
    Today, 02:01 PM
    A better quality picture of the effect in air-burst mode against an aluminium alloy plate. Plus the effect of the 35 mm ABM/KETF projectile against a...
    12 replies | 3541 view(s)
  • M8owner's Avatar
    Today, 01:13 PM
    I have only seen three such examples with aluminum noses, and they all came out of Canada. I have one such green projectile with an aluminum nose,...
    14 replies | 272 view(s)
  • ron3350's Avatar
    Today, 10:54 AM
    Not much help so far but the marking IZ stands for the factory mark of United Izhorsk Factories (Izhorskie Zavody) St.Petersburg. Possibly a...
    2 replies | 155 view(s)
  • kiwieod's Avatar
    Today, 04:58 AM
    kiwieod replied to a thread Charge Demolition Slab L3A1 in Other
    very nice,i would like one myself if you find another
    1 replies | 99 view(s)
  • bacarnal's Avatar
    Today, 03:56 AM
    bacarnal replied to a thread Strange item in Identification
    "This is the end, my only friend, the end...":rock:
    9 replies | 152 view(s)
  • HAZORD's Avatar
    Today, 03:31 AM
    They had both aluminum and steel. The ones I have are steel.
    14 replies | 272 view(s)
  • king ratgre's Avatar
    Today, 01:24 AM
    I posted picture of centre tube via attachment{which now will no longer open]. i will try to re post,,,but it definatly is magnetic..thanks for...
    2 replies | 240 view(s)
  • sksvlad's Avatar
    Today, 01:06 AM
    sksvlad replied to a thread Strange item in Identification
    Good thing we have experts here who know (should I say) both ends of a coin.
    9 replies | 152 view(s)
  • bacarnal's Avatar
    Today, 12:37 AM
    bacarnal replied to a thread US 37mm WWI in Fuzes
    Steve, look at the "stickies" for projectiles, then "37mm, all others", that Gordon put up. It covers a lot of the fuzes. Most of the internals are...
    1 replies | 79 view(s)
  • 94thFS95's Avatar
    Today, 12:07 AM
    94thFS95 started a thread US 37mm WWI in Fuzes
    Does anyone have a collection of cutaways or technical drawings for the base fuses used in the US 37mm “1pdr” and 1 pdr. Heavy? I’d like to see...
    1 replies | 79 view(s)
  • pzgr40's Avatar
    Today, 12:03 AM
    An interesting addition tot he collection are these two 35x228 shells; Left the AHEAD (Advanced Hit Efficiency and Destruction), also named KETF...
    12 replies | 3541 view(s)
  • Alpini's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:49 PM
    Is it normal that they have an aluminium windshield? Have seen examples found in germany with steel windshield.
    14 replies | 272 view(s)
  • Gspragge's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:25 PM
    I think I read about the base fuze not working well in a rather depressing book about the Sherman tank and the slaughter of same and the stupidity...
    14 replies | 272 view(s)
  • Gspragge's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:22 PM
    Gspragge replied to a thread Strange item in Identification
    When I worked sterilizing medical instruments we called this "The Bullet" so it's related, get a few Hemorrhoids and you will find out --- Just...
    9 replies | 152 view(s)
  • Slick's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:09 PM
    Slick replied to a thread Strange item in Identification
    Bada boom!
    9 replies | 152 view(s)
  • HAZORD's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:52 PM
    HAZORD replied to a thread Strange item in Identification
    Knowledge evidently covers both "ends". It's called an Innuendo, it's an Italian Suppository.
    9 replies | 152 view(s)
  • bacarnal's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:25 PM
    bacarnal replied to a thread Strange item in Identification
    There's no "end" to the knowledge this forum has...:wink: By the way, oww...
    9 replies | 152 view(s)
  • bacarnal's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:15 PM
    Gordon, looking at it closer in the first picture, I do believe you are right that this is a re-work or late factory modification to the un-filled...
    14 replies | 272 view(s)
  • Slick's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:07 PM
    Slick replied to a thread Strange item in Identification
    The "cinch" ring is a dead giveaway that this is the INSERTER MK1*. The MK2 was larger diameter which required a pull chain spot welded in place.
    9 replies | 152 view(s)
  • bacarnal's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:59 PM
    bacarnal replied to a thread Strange item in Identification
    Well, if Rick isn't kidding:nurse: as to what it's use is, I guess it could be a projectile of a sort. I'd say that the lanyard would DEFINITELY be...
    9 replies | 152 view(s)
  • Slick's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:52 PM
    Slick replied to a thread Strange item in Identification
    I think it's used for inserting suppositories. Missing the lanyard.
    9 replies | 152 view(s)
  • sksvlad's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:26 PM
    sksvlad started a thread Strange item in Identification
    I found it in the midst of a large ammo collection in Allentown, Pennsylvania. I don't think it is ammo related, but who knows. It says "Brothers...
    9 replies | 152 view(s)
  • HAZORD's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:25 PM
    There were non-fuzed projectiles for projectiles 57mm - 90mm. Instead of a fuze, they would have just a tracer element, or a flat plate screwed into...
    14 replies | 272 view(s)
  • Gspragge's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:18 PM
    That makes sense of course seeing the Army Ord mark on it. I have read that the base fuzes often went off on contact instead of a slight delay...
    14 replies | 272 view(s)
  • HAZORD's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:04 PM
    Gordon, it is the Army 3 inch projectile. It has the Army rotating band, and it is taller. The Navy projectile is shorter, and has a band like a...
    14 replies | 272 view(s)
  • Gspragge's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:36 PM
    A minty 119 fuze. The only reason to do this is to put a 117 fuze in my 117 fuze can instead of my 119 fuze -- if you are in Canada such an...
    0 replies | 87 view(s)
  • Gspragge's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:24 PM
    Does any one have a source for a lever for this , if so get in touch. I have been offered one here for $100 = 56 pounds, I'm unsure if I was...
    3 replies | 145 view(s)
  • Gspragge's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:56 PM
    There is green in the indents, so likely the whole was green at one time. markings stamped in the band are; ODGM - 2 - 31 - - 1944 - 3 INCH M 62...
    14 replies | 272 view(s)
  • Alpini's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:45 PM
    They are for Krupp mountain guns. Two types are existing with and without shoulder. It's unclear which case belongs two which gun exactly because...
    5 replies | 159 view(s)
  • RichardB's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:10 AM
    Does it look like the entire projectile was green at one point. Ie is that green paint i can see in the piercing cap indentations? Or was it...
    14 replies | 272 view(s)
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