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    tips for discovering abandoned ordnance

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/devon/7607643.stm

    Bazooka rocket left for recycling


    Bomb disposal experts were called in after a rocket was found at a recycling centre in Devon.
    The discovery was made by staff at the Knowle Hill centre in Salterton Road, Exmouth, on Tuesday afternoon.
    Bomb disposal officers from Plymouth said the device was a bazooka rocket, but it was a "dud" practice round.
    The rocket, which was about 3.5in (9cm)long, was disposed of by the ordnance team. It is not known who left the device at the recycling centre.

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    "The rocket, which was about 3.5in (9cm)long"

    For very small either very light armoured tanks?

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    I think this could be better?

    http://www.thisislincolnshire.co.uk/...l/article.html

    2 x 500lb Mk82 Bombs in Lincoln Recycle plant...

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    Bah !! i live in lincoln. wish i had found them first.
    paul.

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    Perfect that helped me a lot i now know what to do for a new job, recycling plant here i come

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



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    Quote Originally Posted by spotter View Post
    Perfect that helped me a lot i now know what to do for a new job, recycling plant here i come
    Paul,

    If I get anymore, I will give you a ring.....We gave them away to the EOD School in Kent and a Unit... on the North Humber coast. Spotter, same place as the last one when when you were there...
    Last edited by jayteepee_1999; 10th September 2008 at 07:10 PM.

 

 

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