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  • Bonnex's Avatar
    Today, 01:44 PM
    Bonnex replied to a thread WW2 VT Fuzes in Fuzes
    The attached table will, I hope, be of interest. I am sorry that it is a rather difficult 'read'.
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  • earni74's Avatar
    Today, 01:37 PM
    that is a nice item to own
    1 replies | 27 view(s)
  • spotter's Avatar
    Today, 01:00 PM
    This unusal mills grenade was posted on warrelics forum. The original poster kindly gave me permission to post it here Has anyone seen one like...
    1 replies | 27 view(s)
  • millsbomber's Avatar
    Today, 06:05 AM
    Hi every one just to add I brought my example as always many many many years ago it was at the the Tilbury Fort military show the dealer had these...
    3 replies | 154 view(s)
  • pzgr40's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:11 PM
    pzgr40 replied to a thread Lead balls in Wanted Items
    Thanks a lot for all the valuable info guys. One of the Dutch NVBMB members contacted me that he would cast 25 balls 17,1 mm diameter for me, so...
    6 replies | 133 view(s)
  • Depotman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:00 PM
    Depotman replied to a thread WW2 VT Fuzes in Fuzes
    Thanks Neil - I'll check to see which of these handbooks I have, or can access, as well as the 1959 Publication. Trevor
    12 replies | 622 view(s)
  • Eggburt1969's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:32 PM
    Eggburt1969 replied to a thread WW2 VT Fuzes in Fuzes
    Trevor, I just happened upon it when looking for something else. As always with these sort of things, after my initial reply. I checked my copy...
    12 replies | 622 view(s)
  • Slick's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:13 PM
    Having, myself, a serious case of CRS, I'll go with BIG SKY ORDNANCE. Hell, I forgot the Alamo!
    4 replies | 332 view(s)
  • reccetrooper's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:12 PM
    reccetrooper replied to a thread Lead balls in Wanted Items
    Pedersoli make swaged lead ball for muzzle loaders in many dufferent sizes. I don’t know if there is a distributor in the Netherlands, but in UK they...
    6 replies | 133 view(s)
  • apfsds's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:47 PM
    Hey Rick, I think I remember, CDVS formally being named , BIG SKY ORDNANCE? Had a flashback memory pop in my head, LOL. I could be wrong? ...
    4 replies | 332 view(s)
  • sksvlad's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:50 PM
    https://nationalinterest.org/blog/reboot/concrete-ships-inside-one-us-navys-craziest-ideas-159886
    0 replies | 69 view(s)
  • Depotman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:20 PM
    Depotman replied to a thread WW2 VT Fuzes in Fuzes
    Thanks Neil, you must have scoured the 1949 AA Ammo book to find the 3.7-in Mk 6 Shell Mk 4/1 for the VT fuze - took me ages! I'd gone through...
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  • glevum's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:49 PM
    glevum replied to a thread Lead balls in Wanted Items
    Is 18.6mm any good?
    6 replies | 133 view(s)
  • glevum's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:46 PM
    He has a lot of other repro stuff, but the other stuff is described as copies in the description.
    3 replies | 154 view(s)
  • 94thFS95's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:19 PM
    94thFS95 replied to a thread German? 5cm ID needed in Projectiles
    The band is 18.06mm wide, and is 11.35mm from the base. The base is flat, no markings. The brass fuse at the top has had a threaded lamp rod brazed...
    2 replies | 169 view(s)
  • HAZORD's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:33 AM
    HAZORD replied to a thread 20mm ID please. in Identification
    Looks like U.S. 20mm Vulcan electric primed case. 1960's to present.
    2 replies | 94 view(s)
  • ron3350's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:32 AM
    ron3350 replied to a thread 20mm ID please. in Identification
    It certainly looks like a 20x102. The dates on brass cases are usually printed on the case side and can be from 1960's-2000+. Possibly worn/polished...
    2 replies | 94 view(s)
  • Burney Davis's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:15 AM
    Can someone please confirm if this is a US 20mm M103 case? It measures 20 x 102 x 29.5mm. No marking on the case. What date would it be from? ...
    2 replies | 94 view(s)
  • Andysarmoury's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:13 AM
    Andysarmoury replied to a thread Lead balls in Wanted Items
    Try this guy but they might be a bit small ...
    6 replies | 133 view(s)
  • reccetrooper's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:03 AM
    reccetrooper replied to a thread Lead balls in Wanted Items
    Is there a black powder shooting club near you, or ask at your local gun store, someone may have a .69” ball mould. (17.5mm) ...
    6 replies | 133 view(s)
  • gothica7's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:47 AM
    My favourite Mills base plug, bit worn because the grenade from whence it came was handled a lot and the wear corresponds with this. Dated 5/15 and...
    0 replies | 95 view(s)
  • Charlie's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:34 AM
    Charlie replied to a thread Lead balls in Wanted Items
    Moulds available on ebay for fishing weights. Check incase I'm wrong but I believe a 1oz ball weight is about 18mm diameter. ...
    6 replies | 133 view(s)
  • sksvlad's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:52 AM
    sksvlad replied to a thread M50A1 Ontos in Guns, Boats & Vehicles
    I'll be going to Texas soon, and a lot, maybe even driving, so if I am passing by, I'll use that camera Rick likes so much. The camera is doing...
    5 replies | 120 view(s)
  • pzgr40's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:32 AM
    pzgr40 started a thread Lead balls in Wanted Items
    To complete a cutaway model I am looking for 25 lead balls approximately 17mm in diameter. Who can help me. Thanks in advance, Regards, DJH
    6 replies | 133 view(s)
  • HAZORD's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:53 AM
    HAZORD replied to a thread German? 5cm ID needed in Projectiles
    The projectile has a number of identifying characteristics, such as fuze, fuze well, rotating band height, distance from the base, etc. Once we have...
    2 replies | 169 view(s)
  • kiwieod's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:20 AM
    kiwieod replied to a thread M50A1 Ontos in Guns, Boats & Vehicles
    the tank museum in so. el. monte CA also has one.not restored and no guns
    5 replies | 120 view(s)
  • kiwieod's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:13 AM
    that fact that he has over 10 copies available suggests they may be fake(although its quite possible a bundle of originals were found) also look at...
    3 replies | 154 view(s)
  • 94thFS95's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:18 AM
    Hello all, I recently purchased a projectile not knowing exactly what it was, but the price was too good not to. Does anyone know what it is? The...
    2 replies | 169 view(s)
  • LEI-13-HG's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:11 AM
    Here's an unusual one... this Butterfly Bomb warning leaflet has been doing the rounds for several decades. I bought mine in Rochester in 1990....
    3 replies | 154 view(s)
  • Eggburt1969's Avatar
    3rd June 2020, 10:20 PM
    Eggburt1969 replied to a thread WW2 VT Fuzes in Fuzes
    Actually I missed that there was one HE shell for the 3.7-inch Mk. 6 gun listed in the UK book on anti-aircraft ammunition that was for VT fuzes....
    12 replies | 622 view(s)
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