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  • ron3350's Avatar
    Today, 12:32 AM
    ron3350 replied to a thread Swedish Fuzes. in Fuzes
    Here is the comparison between both No6 M25 fuzes. Some of these fuzes appeared in Australia about 12 years ago. The selector screws are not exactly...
    6 replies | 166 view(s)
  • MINENAZ16's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:58 PM
    MINENAZ16 replied to a thread Swedish Fuzes. in Fuzes
    cutaway of the steel-brass (with 10.5cm shell)
    6 replies | 166 view(s)
  • greif's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:43 PM
    greif replied to a thread Swedish Fuzes. in Fuzes
    Very nice and also rare fuzes! These fuzes were used by the following guns of the Dutch colonial army: -mountain gun 7,5 cm L/20 (7,5 berg)- case...
    6 replies | 166 view(s)
  • MINENAZ16's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:01 PM
    MINENAZ16 started a thread Jam tin grenade in Grenades
    Hello, Found this display of WW1 German grenades. Does anyone know if Germans made and used improvised grenades like british jam tin ? Regards
    0 replies | 82 view(s)
  • US-Subs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:47 AM
    US-Subs replied to a thread Single V Twin Bomb Shackles. in Bombs
    I suspect that it had more to do with the designs of the ordnance used by each country at the time, and what offered the most stability for those...
    2 replies | 514 view(s)
  • Bellifortis's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:36 AM
    Bellifortis replied to a thread Fuses in Projectiles
    Attached is a drawing of the AZ 1528 A from an old airforce manual. When you compare this drawing with your 1528A stamped fuze, you see that it is...
    18 replies | 794 view(s)
  • ron3350's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:28 AM
    ron3350 replied to a thread Swedish Fuzes. in Fuzes
    Yes exactly the same except for the steel nose and different marking. I should have shown the selector photo view.
    6 replies | 166 view(s)
  • MINENAZ16's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:15 AM
    MINENAZ16 replied to a thread Swedish Fuzes. in Fuzes
    Hello, Same delay selector on steel fuze ?
    6 replies | 166 view(s)
  • Chris's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:56 AM
    Chris replied to a thread Swedish Fuzes. in Fuzes
    Ron3350, The Dutch called it No 6 and it was used in the Dutch indies. Chris
    6 replies | 166 view(s)
  • ron3350's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:15 AM
    ron3350 started a thread Swedish Fuzes. in Fuzes
    I would like information on the model, makers and calibres of projectiles that use these fuzes. Both seem the same except for the steel nose or all...
    6 replies | 166 view(s)
  • bdgreen's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:17 AM
    This shell was posted on the IAA Forum recently and the owner was wondering about the markings stamped into the shell below the driving band...
    0 replies | 78 view(s)
  • Bellifortis's Avatar
    25th February 2021, 11:05 PM
    Bellifortis replied to a thread Fuses in Projectiles
    I forgot to mention the proper designation for the above pictured cartridge. It is "2cm Brgr.Patr.L'spur 151 o.Zerl.". It was ment to be used only in...
    18 replies | 794 view(s)
  • weberoed's Avatar
    25th February 2021, 10:38 PM
    no luck so far
    11 replies | 1604 view(s)
  • Sprockets's Avatar
    25th February 2021, 09:08 PM
    Have I achieved a first on this website-not one single person has proffered an opinion as to the reasons behind the choice of single v twin shackles!...
    2 replies | 514 view(s)
  • millsbomber's Avatar
    25th February 2021, 06:42 PM
    millsbomber replied to a thread Tyreburster help... in Mines
    yes its totally correct
    7 replies | 3908 view(s)
  • Gspragge's Avatar
    25th February 2021, 03:53 PM
    No this is the Hotchkiss 75mm L13 Mountain gun. Tin plated steel, just like commercial household products of the time. Case is 212mm long, base...
    3 replies | 190 view(s)
  • RogerKP's Avatar
    25th February 2021, 12:16 PM
    RogerKP replied to a thread Fuses in Projectiles
    Just what I was looking for!
    18 replies | 794 view(s)
  • RogerKP's Avatar
    25th February 2021, 12:14 PM
    RogerKP replied to a thread Fuses in Projectiles
    Thanks - most interesting!
    18 replies | 794 view(s)
  • Sprockets's Avatar
    25th February 2021, 11:58 AM
    Weberoed-Did you strike gold in obtaining a copy of a manual?
    11 replies | 1604 view(s)
  • MarcdeB's Avatar
    25th February 2021, 10:27 AM
    Closing this thread as closer inspection (thanks Dave for pointing this out) has shown this actually is a P59. So the mystery is solved. Sent from...
    2 replies | 217 view(s)
  • charley777's Avatar
    25th February 2021, 06:51 AM
    So is this the 2.95" mountain gun With 75x166R x85 ctg case? And when you say "tin" ....is that tin-plated steel? Thanks very much
    3 replies | 190 view(s)
  • wingsofwrath's Avatar
    25th February 2021, 04:34 AM
    Here are the finalized drawings. The actual 3d print to follow in the days to come. The length of the HE shell is indeed 196.85mm, but the...
    8 replies | 246 view(s)
  • wingsofwrath's Avatar
    25th February 2021, 03:57 AM
    wingsofwrath replied to a thread Larger No.80 fuze? in Fuzes
    Welp, I think I cracked the mystery - Both @Snufkin and @Alpini are right in saying that this fuze is deformed, but I was also right in insisting...
    8 replies | 361 view(s)
  • Alpini's Avatar
    25th February 2021, 03:15 AM
    Alpini replied to a thread Larger No.80 fuze? in Fuzes
    The fuze's base is hollow so you don't have a perfect force in one direction. It's blown up like a balloon and you see this effect on so many other...
    8 replies | 361 view(s)
  • Bellifortis's Avatar
    25th February 2021, 12:35 AM
    Bellifortis replied to a thread Fuses in Projectiles
    Hallo, the "Leuchtspurbrandgranate"(Incendiary Tracer Shell) seems to be a late war introduction (1943). It was supposed to be used together with...
    18 replies | 794 view(s)
  • pzgr40's Avatar
    24th February 2021, 10:48 PM
    Cutaway model of a high explosive shell for the 7,5cm Le.I.G.18, or the ‘Leichtes Infanteriegeschütz 18’. The Le.I.G 18 was designed by...
    0 replies | 99 view(s)
  • wingsofwrath's Avatar
    24th February 2021, 09:29 PM
    wingsofwrath replied to a thread Larger No.80 fuze? in Fuzes
    No. You CANNOT have deformation in one direction without deformation in the other direction, because that's just simple physics - if you squish...
    8 replies | 361 view(s)
  • Gspragge's Avatar
    24th February 2021, 09:10 PM
    Here is some more information. The Tin case was replaced by a brass case certainly by or before this book was published in 1896. There is also a...
    3 replies | 190 view(s)
  • wingsofwrath's Avatar
    24th February 2021, 09:07 PM
    I have the exact same drawing and what you posted here is the blank from which the adapter/socket is machined. You should have posted the one below...
    8 replies | 246 view(s)
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