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    Unknown Fuze

    Anybody have any idea what this anodize aluminum fuze is for?
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    Looks like it is for the US Hydra 2.75 inch rocket. I just so happen to have one laying around.
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    rocket whd 3.jpg rocket whd 2.jpg

    Concur with 917601.
    Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.

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    My first thought it was for a rocket. I knew it was American because the fellow I got it from said he got it from a company in the San Francisco area he worked for. Anyhow thanks guys.

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    Looks like M423 or M427
    see TM 43-0001-30 1981 or NAVAIR 11-1F-2

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    Hi Slick,


    The fuze you show looks like a practice fuze. What's its name ?
    I only know the PD M423, M427 and the inert M435 (which is a single piece of aluminium of the same shape than the real fuze)


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    Quote Originally Posted by sgdbdr View Post
    Hi Slick,


    The fuze you show looks like a practice fuze. What's its name ?
    I only know the PD M423, M427 and the inert M435 (which is a single piece of aluminium of the same shape than the real fuze)


    S.
    It's no longer in my collection so can't check the markings. I'll ask the new owner to ID it.
    Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.

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    Although primarily used for the 10Lb. M151 and 17Lb. M229 HE warheads on the 2.75 inch FFAR, there are larger thread adaptors that allow it to be used on larger rockets like the 5 inch Zuni.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sgdbdr View Post
    Hi Slick,


    The fuze you show looks like a practice fuze. What's its name ?
    I only know the PD M423, M427 and the inert M435 (which is a single piece of aluminium of the same shape than the real fuze)


    S.
    There is no "M" number. Just a part number.
    fuze rocket.jpeg
    Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.

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    And what's written on the first line just after "PRAC." ?

 

 

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