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    British 80/44 combination question

    having found this 80/44 with the correct adaptor inside a shell yesterday, I was wondering if the percussion cap was retained on the 44 or was it removed, allowing the No.80 to ignite the No.44 charge. The cap has been removed from this 44 but that might have been part of the demil procedure.

    Any thoughts?

    thanks, Dave
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    It is present, but it's not a percussion cap, it's a detonator.

    TimG

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    cheers Tim, a different adaptor but same principle. thanks for that

    Dave

 

 

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