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  • ozziammo's Avatar
    Today, 03:52 AM
    The eccentric tank collector in Victoria told me himself that the supply of 17pdr APDS proj. came from him. He with the help of a lathe cut the...
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  • Houndsworth's Avatar
    Today, 12:18 AM
    Does anybody have an answer for my question about when during the war they were unpainted and then painted or was it the opposite?
    1 replies | 287 view(s)
  • canadianspr's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:58 PM
    canadianspr replied to a thread AMMONAL tin in Identification
    Do you have more pictures of the tin please? I want to reproduce one.
    5 replies | 2591 view(s)
  • pzgr40's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:50 PM
    Quite an expensive one too, looking at the price of the collection
    1 replies | 133 view(s)
  • Przezdzieblo's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:47 PM
    Two schemes (patent figures) of Swiss sheathed, high length-to-diameter aspect projectiles. Features were welded fins, full-length core with...
    9 replies | 374 view(s)
  • sksvlad's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:54 PM
    https://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/clt/d/san-antonio-german-colonial-offices/7435416744.html Notice an offer to pay first class air ticket to the...
    1 replies | 133 view(s)
  • Antoon's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:02 PM
    Antoon replied to a thread M Bombs in Bombs
    Also this document says that the A Mk I-IV may be used as an instantaneous or delayed-action firing bomb. Fitted as a bomb the charge is increased...
    11 replies | 476 view(s)
  • pzgr40's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:01 PM
    I am preparing a posting depicting the technical differences in the cartridges.
    9 replies | 360 view(s)
  • Antoon's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:49 PM
    Antoon replied to a thread M Bombs in Bombs
    I found some information in the German Navy handbook from 1942: M.Dv. Nr. 454 Bergen und Entschärfen deutcher und fremden Sperrwafen. The “M...
    11 replies | 476 view(s)
  • spotter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:11 PM
    Bit of a sad job for me to do but am giving it my best, Sarah, Daves wife has very kindly given me a few unfinished projects of Daves including the...
    2 replies | 2382 view(s)
  • ron3350's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:47 AM
    This cartridge is in RSA issue No 230 2009. 4 pages and also 10 pages of the 14.5x20R. Editor is Will Reuter. I should not reproduce the articles...
    9 replies | 360 view(s)
  • peregrinvs's Avatar
    26th January 2022, 10:41 PM
    This link may be of interest: https://www.migjimenez.com/img/cms/PDF/russian-greens-leaflet.pdf
    3 replies | 195 view(s)
  • Dreamk's Avatar
    26th January 2022, 09:08 PM
    Dreamk replied to a thread M Bombs in Bombs
    Antoon there is some confusion here: 1) The M bomb was a 1500lb Mine A MkI and variants and indeed the Hampden was able to drop it The MAGNUM...
    11 replies | 476 view(s)
  • Antoon's Avatar
    26th January 2022, 08:59 PM
    Antoon replied to a thread M Bombs in Bombs
    As asked before. No pictures of the normal influence mine(s) but about the 'M Bomb' what is a modified A Mine Mk I-IV with a domed nose and a bomb...
    11 replies | 476 view(s)
  • Dreamk's Avatar
    26th January 2022, 07:42 PM
    Dreamk replied to a thread M Bombs in Bombs
    Bomber Command Executive Codeword: "GARDENING" Target Type: Docks, Ports, Seaways Up to 6 x 1,850 lb parachute mines with magnetic and/or acoustic...
    11 replies | 476 view(s)
  • Antoon's Avatar
    26th January 2022, 07:25 PM
    Hello, Who known the abbreviation N.W.M.D.T. for a bomb fuze/pistol? Greetings - Antoon
    0 replies | 178 view(s)
  • Antoon's Avatar
    26th January 2022, 07:09 PM
    Antoon replied to a thread M Bombs in Bombs
    Has someone a drawing of this 1850 lb. heavy 'Magnum' parachute mine and his firing system with 10 minutes delay? So not pictures from the normal...
    11 replies | 476 view(s)
  • Millsman's Avatar
    26th January 2022, 06:47 PM
    We watched it at the weekend. A very good film that captured the time and the history well. Chamberlain has been less than fairly treated by many...
    1 replies | 128 view(s)
  • Snufkin's Avatar
    26th January 2022, 06:17 PM
    Snufkin replied to a thread M Bombs in Bombs
    Worth checking the entries in "Aircraft-launched Mines" on the NavWeaps website: http://www.navweaps.com/Weapons/WAMBR_Mines.php
    11 replies | 476 view(s)
  • Antoon's Avatar
    26th January 2022, 04:38 PM
    Antoon replied to a thread M Bombs in Bombs
    Found also some information in the book BOMBS GONE from Wing Commander John A. McBean & Major Arthur Hogben. Both sizes of mine were occasionally...
    11 replies | 476 view(s)
  • Dreamk's Avatar
    26th January 2022, 04:34 PM
    Dreamk replied to a thread M Bombs in Bombs
    The A Mark I was an Influence mine, originally designed to fit the same dropping gear as the 18 inch (45 cm) Mark XI torpedo. Weight was about 1,500...
    11 replies | 476 view(s)
  • Antoon's Avatar
    26th January 2022, 03:06 PM
    Antoon replied to a thread M Bombs in Bombs
    Dreamk, Thank you very much. Thanks to your reply I found the following information: The 'M' bomb was a specially adapted naval mine which was...
    11 replies | 476 view(s)
  • Dreamk's Avatar
    26th January 2022, 10:39 AM
    Dreamk replied to a thread Spanish air bombs in Bombs
    Pay attention that the bombs inside are only the models collected at the Spanish Aviation Museum - I thought to buy this leaflet a few years ago (its...
    3 replies | 183 view(s)
  • sgdbdr's Avatar
    26th January 2022, 10:19 AM
    sgdbdr replied to a thread Spanish air bombs in Bombs
    It's a 3€ purchase in epub format here (but you need a spanish NIF or CIF) :...
    3 replies | 183 view(s)
  • sgdbdr's Avatar
    26th January 2022, 09:35 AM
    sgdbdr replied to a thread Spanish air bombs in Bombs
    A few days ago, I found the T.O.C. . It's a start :tinysmile_twink_t2: Cheers, S.
    3 replies | 183 view(s)
  • Gspragge's Avatar
    26th January 2022, 05:26 AM
    Thanks, small but clear, apperantly the Germans enjoyed the show these put on and treated it as a form of entertainment ~
    4 replies | 384 view(s)
  • apfsds's Avatar
    26th January 2022, 03:38 AM
    apfsds replied to a thread Swiss 140mm munition in Projectiles
    I love when the Science is explained. Thanks :-) Jason
    9 replies | 374 view(s)
  • apfsds's Avatar
    26th January 2022, 03:30 AM
    I believe you 100%, if you say it's real. It is just such an odd design. It's beautiful for sure. I hope it gets ID'd. :-) Jason
    6 replies | 317 view(s)
  • orcutteod's Avatar
    26th January 2022, 12:47 AM
    orcutteod replied to a thread Odd Stick Grenade in Grenades
    This grenade sold for $660 on Gun Broker which was shocking to me. https://www.gunbroker.com/item/921512365
    3 replies | 281 view(s)
  • Eggburt1969's Avatar
    25th January 2022, 10:58 PM
    It's a Swiss projectile, so different from those developed as part of the Advanced Tank Cannon (ATAC) system, Future Tank Main Armament (FTMA), and...
    9 replies | 374 view(s)
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