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    7,5 cm Sprgr 34 with AZ38St

    Hi,
    attached are the pictures of 7,5 cm Sprgr 34 with what seems to be an aluminium adapter with AZ 38 St.
    Found on former WW2 range.
    I do not remember seeing any written mention of such assembly.
    Will try to get X-ray.

    Any thoughts?
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    An AZ 38 st fuse has a much taller nose section. Was it crushed in on impact?

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    These also exist with Aluminium AZ38 on german ranges. I don't think that any documents are available. Single adapters were in good condition so it seems the shells had only a very small charge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by M8owner View Post
    An AZ 38 st fuse has a much taller nose section. Was it crushed in on impact?
    The steel AZ 38 has a large cap covering tall wooden plunger. Both parts are missing. As the projo flew, probably destroyed on impact. On attached pic you can see how it usualy looks today.

    @Alpini - Thanks for the info. Looking forward to the x-ray. After that we will decide on further action.


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    Diagrams of the AZ 38 St

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    Yep the cap would have been squished on impact and eventually rusted away. The wooden plunger would have been crushed on impact and eventually rotted away.

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