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    Inside The Bomb Squad. (Channel 4 TV in UK)

    Channel 4 TV (in the UK) a new series starting tonight at 20:00. ‘Inside the Bomb Squad’
    Wanted: Baton/Irritant rounds (inert) and associated items, .700 NE (inert) and boxes (empty), .32-40 cartridge boxes (empty), WW2 British shotgun cartridge boxes (empty), Greener Police Gun cartridge boxes (empty). Message me if you have any of these items for sale/trade.

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    Ermm just watched this ,no disrespect to the soldiers involved but I think the programme producers have milked this with the dangers of blank ammo ? and a practice grenade?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Dave View Post
    and a practice grenade?
    thats when I stopped watching
    "Any live or recovered ordnance in my posts has been dealt with by trained EOD personnel"

    I've seen things you people wouldn't believe.
    Barbeques on fire by the chalets past the castle headland
    I watched the gift shops glitter in the darkness off the Newborough gate
    All these moments will be lost in time, like icecream on the beach
    Time for tea.

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    Thankfully it was only on for 30 minutes, dont think ill be watching the next episode

    Any Live or Dug ordnance shown by me has been disposed of by military EOD personnel .


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    I've not got around to watching the programme yet, but I do have a basic question: I've seen bomb disposal work listed under both the Royal Logistics Corps and the Royal Engineers. Can anyone explain?

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    Don't worry, your not missing anything Tony!

    That had to be some of the worst TV I've seen for a while.

    Am I'm missing something on that booby trapped house. The wire was connected to the door which opened inwards. Quote "open the door and the bomb detonates" and later "the other end is on tension release". All correct as it was connected to a M142 firing device in tension release mode with the safty pin removed. Happy with that and all good there.

    Then to make safe they cut the fuc#ing wire!!!!!!!!!!?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony Williams View Post
    I've not got around to watching the programme yet, but I do have a basic question: I've seen bomb disposal work listed under both the Royal Logistics Corps and the Royal Engineers. Can anyone explain?

    I think it goes (very basicly): Anything below high tide is navy, anything above is Army. If its buried it's RE, otherwise its RLC. REs will go out searching for stuff and destroy what they find, RLC bomb doctors store and maintain service ammunition (plus lots more responsibilities) and do high threat EOD stuff.

    I'm sure our resident bomb doctors will be along shortly
    "Any live or recovered ordnance in my posts has been dealt with by trained EOD personnel"

    I've seen things you people wouldn't believe.
    Barbeques on fire by the chalets past the castle headland
    I watched the gift shops glitter in the darkness off the Newborough gate
    All these moments will be lost in time, like icecream on the beach
    Time for tea.

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    I've yet to see a hand grenade that was a threat to a gas main. Madness.

    TV for the easily led.

    Reminds me of the story from a few years ago when an old lady went into Leytonstone Police station with a WW2 Mills training grenade with the 5 holes in the body, and the Police sealed off all the streets for half a mile around the Police Station and even evacuated some residents.

    A little knowledge would be useful.
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    "and the Police sealed off all the streets for half a mile around the Police Station and even evacuated some residents."

    That's called; playing the game of being important and heroic towards the unknowing public.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LCplCombat View Post
    I think it goes (very basicly): Anything below high tide is navy, anything above is Army. If its buried it's RE, otherwise its RLC. REs will go out searching for stuff and destroy what they find, RLC bomb doctors store and maintain service ammunition (plus lots more responsibilities) and do high threat EOD stuff.

    I'm sure our resident bomb doctors will be along shortly
    Thanks for that, very helpful!

 

 
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