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    500 Lbs Bomb GP Mk 4

    Good morning all


    I'm looking for an answer to an old question.
    Why are there two models of filling plates for the British GP Mk4 500 Lbs bombs?

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    Hello my friend,
    I found a 500lb MC (I assume MkIV) with same flat base plate.
    Are you 100% sure your bomb with flat base is a GP ?
    http://www.bocn.co.uk/vbforum/thread...ase+plate+flat

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    I m sure, it's GP
    Written near the nose
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    500 gp

    Maybe this one.

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    Nice markings FZG76 !
    Thanks again Chris

    I never paid attention but in well known NAVORD OP 1665 (1946) the GP MKIV diagram is with a flat filling plug
    (and, strange, described only two (not 4) threaded holes for the transit base bolt)

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    Thanks Chris !
    Have you another draw of Mk4.
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    500 gp

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