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  • kiwieod's Avatar
    Today, 05:20 AM
    kiwieod replied to a thread British army Booby Trap set in Other
    very nice,is the manufacturer still ME (marybigong?) I cant even say the name of that place let alone spell it!) in Australia.they must have a good...
    13 replies | 453 view(s)
  • Big Dave's Avatar
    Today, 04:13 AM
    Big Dave replied to a thread 95mm shellcase in Projectiles
    Hi DJH i think i have a spare ,i will have a look today
    11 replies | 201 view(s)
  • M8owner's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:57 PM
    M8owner replied to a thread 95mm shellcase in Projectiles
    Here are my two cases waiting for an HE and a smoke projectile. Both are 204mm. I had a third one, but I now think I sold it a few years ago.
    11 replies | 201 view(s)
  • womble's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:53 PM
    womble replied to a thread 95mm shellcase in Projectiles
    Hi pzgr40 and listy, tankbarrell the case I have is 204mm please see pics, cheers womble
    11 replies | 201 view(s)
  • charley777's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:48 PM
    OK thanks Hoeksel Have remeasured the case .... Length 330.8 mm Rim 91.9 mm ..attached photo of stepped rim. So if it's a Model...
    8 replies | 288 view(s)
  • opus5150's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:11 PM
    Thanks! Was leaning towards French or maybe Italian... I meant to add that the shell came to me without any paint at all on it. What's on there now...
    2 replies | 63 view(s)
  • tankbarrell's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:03 PM
    tankbarrell replied to a thread 95mm shellcase in Projectiles
    That would explain the lack of crimps! I've just measured a 95mm case, which is actually nearer 204mm overall, the bottom of the crimp indent is at...
    11 replies | 201 view(s)
  • sgtlynn's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:48 PM
    sgtlynn replied to a thread British army Booby Trap set in Other
    here are a couple more to look for, Korean versions. Don't expect these will be easy to find............
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  • pzgr40's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:10 PM
    Looks more like a repainted French or Dutch shell Regards, DJH
    2 replies | 63 view(s)
  • opus5150's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:53 PM
    Looking for some help establishing what type of round this is. All markings are included in the pictures attached. I was told it was a US M-17, but...
    2 replies | 63 view(s)
  • Listy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:29 PM
    Listy replied to a thread 95mm shellcase in Projectiles
    Turned into an ashtray/desk tidy/umbrella stand?
    11 replies | 201 view(s)
  • pzgr40's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:28 PM
    pzgr40 replied to a thread 95mm shellcase in Projectiles
    @ M8 owner, Would you be willing to sell it in case I cannot find one on this side of the pond?
    11 replies | 201 view(s)
  • pzgr40's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:23 PM
    pzgr40 replied to a thread 95mm shellcase in Projectiles
    The discription with the shellcase is: On auction one inert British 95mm Tank Howitzer case (95x185R) WW2 dated Clear headstamps 95 MM I, LOT...
    11 replies | 201 view(s)
  • tankbarrell's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:16 PM
    tankbarrell replied to a thread 95mm shellcase in Projectiles
    The seperate loading round was used in the infantry howitzer and SP Alecto. The projectiles were the same but the case is not. The seperate loading...
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  • pzgr40's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:35 PM
    pzgr40 replied to a thread 95mm shellcase in Projectiles
    Hi Listy, in my world of experience that's not pedantic at all. You just point out that I should be carefull and refrain from buying the first...
    11 replies | 201 view(s)
  • apfsds's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:20 PM
    Big Ordnance was started by an, IAA Member (Andrew D) many years ago. The link that, SLICK, posted is a totally separate entity, run by a father son...
    2 replies | 150 view(s)
  • Listy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:16 PM
    Listy replied to a thread 95mm shellcase in Projectiles
    I know this is pedantic in the extreme, But make sure you have the right shell! 95mm's came in two versions I believe, one was a complete round, the...
    11 replies | 201 view(s)
  • M8owner's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:48 PM
    M8owner replied to a thread 95mm shellcase in Projectiles
    There is one currently on Quickfire. I have a spare one, but it is in the US.
    11 replies | 201 view(s)
  • pzgr40's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:15 PM
    pzgr40 started a thread 95mm shellcase in Projectiles
    I am looking for a shellcase for this 95mm tank gun projectile. Who can help me?
    11 replies | 201 view(s)
  • peregrinvs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:45 AM
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/WW2-Brass-Shell-1939-10-Cm-Diameter-MSF-C-F/254608422253?hash=item3b47d8356d:g:WBYAAOSwbSFezDx-
    0 replies | 63 view(s)
  • peregrinvs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:44 AM
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/4-WW2-TRENCH-ART-BOFORS-BRASS-SHELL-CASING-JOB-LOT/363004494277?hash=item5484c101c5:g:VGYAAOSwHoFezODW
    0 replies | 40 view(s)
  • Hoeksel's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:54 AM
    Hoeksel replied to a thread 75. X 330R headstamp ID in Cartridges
    I think 75x331DR91, model 1900 Schneider Canet field gun.
    8 replies | 288 view(s)
  • kiwieod's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:57 AM
    kiwieod replied to a thread British army Booby Trap set in Other
    slick,your right about the roll of wire,once you take it out its almost impossible to get it back in again.i would like to get a nice example of the...
    13 replies | 453 view(s)
  • Slick's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:14 AM
    I think it evolved into this: https://www.cdvs.us/
    2 replies | 150 view(s)
  • charley777's Avatar
    25th May 2020, 11:27 PM
    Oh that was my mistake It is 75x330R ...NOT 75x339 OK Alpini ...not field gun then... but naval ....thank you
    8 replies | 288 view(s)
  • pzgr40's Avatar
    25th May 2020, 11:05 PM
    Does anybody know this site ? Last update 13 years ago…. but there is interesting stuff to be found there http://www.big-ordnance.com/ Regards,...
    2 replies | 150 view(s)
  • LCplCombat's Avatar
    25th May 2020, 06:06 PM
    LCplCombat replied to a thread What is this?? in Identification
    As Tomsk has already pointed out its a mk 8 Autopilot. Its Air Ministry Equipment Codes is 6H and its Stores Reference Code is 2001 6H = Aircraft...
    4 replies | 216 view(s)
  • AE501's Avatar
    25th May 2020, 05:46 PM
    AE501 replied to a thread What is this?? in Identification
    It looks like a 1920s telephone without the mouthpiece which should be hanging on the hook. Hanging it on the hook also ends the call.
    4 replies | 216 view(s)
  • sgtlynn's Avatar
    25th May 2020, 04:45 PM
    sgtlynn replied to a thread British army Booby Trap set in Other
    And some others :-)
    13 replies | 453 view(s)
  • Slick's Avatar
    25th May 2020, 03:02 PM
    Slick replied to a thread British army Booby Trap set in Other
    And a U.S. version: (Note to self - NEVER remove the tripwire spool from container. Ever. Again.)
    13 replies | 453 view(s)
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