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    Old fuze

    I'm totally out of my collecting zone with this one but thought it was a cool piece.
    Does anyone have a drawing of one they can post please. I assume the inside hole would have something in there as it is threaded?
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    Dave.

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    Hi Dave,

    it looks like a British Metal Boxer Fuze

    http://www.bocn.co.uk/vbforum/thread...y-British-Fuze

    Will.

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    I couldn't follow Glevums link so apologies if this diagram features in the thread. Hopefully you will find a good match with say, the Boxer 20sec fuze if you can accept that the protruding central tube has been broken off.


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    That's brilliant thanks Norman.
    Now all I have to do is find one in decent condition.
    Dave.

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    I picked up another of these old fuzes recently and have a question for the experts.
    The fuze in the first posting to this thread has 2 sets of 13 holes.
    The one I've just got has 1 set of 14 holes and 1 set of 15 holes.
    I'm guessing the one with more holes is a longer delay, buy why different numbers of holes on the same fuze?
    Anyone know why?
    Dave.

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    On Bonnex's diagram,
    13 holes for 20 sec. fuze (first pictures)
    14/15 holes for 7.5 sec. fuze (maybe your fuze)
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    Ah its all in the detail, I must get some new glasses!
    Thank you for pointing that out Minenaz16
    Dave.

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    A nice find Dave, looking at that one of yours makes me want to clean mine up if i can find it.
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