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    Hi Dave, I assume Kev's collection has gone to a couple of his close friends, but do you know if anyone is considering picking of where Kev left off on the SD-2 book project?

    I'm hoping someone is going to.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WWIIBuff View Post
    Hi Dave, I assume Kev's collection has gone to a couple of his close friends, but do you know if anyone is considering picking of where Kev left off on the SD-2 book project?

    I'm hoping someone is going to.
    Nobody is picking up where Kev left off on his book that I know of.

    Dave.

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    Pity that, I was looking forward to it's publication with relish.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SG500 View Post
    Nobody is picking up where Kev left off on his book that I know of.

    Dave.
    That is too bad, I know that many of us were looking forward to the book. But I also don't know of anyone else out there who has the knowledge of, or passion for, the SD-2 like Kev did.

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    Has anyone got a close up of the labels on the SD 2 box please?
    I am in need of them for a restoration project. Thanks in advance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeeeensy View Post
    Has anyone got a close up of the labels on the SD 2 box please?
    I am in need of them for a restoration project. Thanks in advance.
    Kev sent me this pic by email so I cropped the photo, not sure if its any good.

    Dave.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SG500 View Post
    I took the clip off and gave it all a good clean.
    Photos attached.
    Does anyone know what the little clip is for that sticks out of the side of the main clip? It doesn't seem to have a use.
    Dave.

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    Following up on my earlier photos of the 70A fuze here is some information on its construction and operation.
    I don't have a clue where I got this original information from, apologies to anyone who may have sent it to me that I've not acknowledged.
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    Unarmed
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    Armed
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    Fired
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    Butterfly Bomb label SD2

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    SD2_Body.jpgThere's a lot of deeply pitted and corroded SD 2 bodies for sale at the moment. It's not so easy to find ones in near-original condition. I'm happy with this 1942 example with most of its original green paint remaining with the red undercoat showing through in just a few places. It's totally inert, of course.

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    Just a picture to show all the different wing types.
    The standard set in the centre with the various cut down or small wings to the edge.
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