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    Quote Originally Posted by millsbomber View Post
    Today i finally got a Magnet for my Limpet MkII which was missing one from the day i got this, Thank You Bonnex, 2 additional pictures of the set i have, still need anti removal switch for the well or blanking plug, the protection plate is for a Mk1 i need and plate with hole in for fitting the anti removal switch, im not sure if my life span can for fill the last 2 wants ,,,,,,, Dave

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    Dave,

    A bit of pedantic stuff:

    The wooden block in the AC Delay tin holds a No 28A Burster. This burster was obsolete by the time the Mark II Rigid Limpet came into service. The Mark II Rigid Limpet used an AC Delay with an ES6 Burster in a short wooden block. The AC Delay set with a No28A Burster (dummy) is uncommon.

    The device at the bottom of your picture is a Waterproof Initiation Unit with the body of a Mark II AC Delay screwed into it. They are different generations and don't go together. The Mk II AC Delay is wartime and only 5000 were made. The WIU presents its output on a Cordtex tail so could conceivably be used to function a limpet mine but the Rigid Limpet was theoretically out of service by the time the WIU came along.
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    Some sorting out needed with lot then, I know the delay tin was early as no markings, another limpet required to go with that tin, the WIU come incomplete I did see a complete one with the cordtex tail once but could not remember what was on the end of it, the ignited fitted so went on, thanks for clearing that up, another picture will be taken and added to the post,,,,,,,, Dave

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    Old thread but have to say I would love to own a limpet like this to go with my A.C. Delay. Even a reproduction would be acceptable for public displays I intend to do. I am aware of the one Relics makes. Anyone else make replicas?

    Need a burster too!

    John

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    I'm with you on that John, a Limpet Mine has been at the top of my wish list for a long time.

    I did buy a reproduction example last year that isn't too bad looking, but it does not have any magnetic capability.

    John

 

 
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