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    M83 butterfly bomb

    The M83 Butterfly bomb the American copy of the German WW2 SD2 version, i was just wondering how common the M83 is to aquire.

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    Ive personally never seen one for sale but im sure some of our US members may be able to source one for you?

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    I have a few how do you tell between the german and M83?

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    Hats off to you Spott,that was bloody quick!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BOMBSaway1980 View Post
    I have a few how do you tell between the german and M83?
    Lots of subtle differences.The wings look very similar but i assume the bodies slightly different?
    Also,the fuze info will be written in english.

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    i'll send pics on monday

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    Thanks for the info, quite an interesting piece.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BOMBSaway1980 View Post
    I have a few how do you tell between the german and M83?
    I was actually taught the external lugs as a key ID feature to differentiate between the 2. Mostly because it is thicker metal and would tend to be the first thing exposed by weather if it impacted soft earth with the wings in an open position and failed to function. The lugs are also present on all German versions including the practice munition.

 

 
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