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    2.5 inch RML Mk 2 Mountain Gun

    My flee market find today.

    A rust 2.5 inch Mk 2 RML Mountain Gun projectile from the Anglo - Boer War.

    Weight: 3.2 kg

    Overall Length:
    202 mm


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    Nice find, what's the fuze hole/thread/adapter? Regards, Depotman

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    The mouth is 30 mm. the thread goes down for about 40 mm. The thread is tapered.

    I think there was remnants of a white band of 20 mm about 15 mm below the mouth. if there was it is now gone with the cleaning.

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    Great find.


    "Jest send in your Chief an' surrender—it's worse if you fights or you runs:
    ⁠You can go where you please, you can skid up the trees, but you don't get away from the guns."

 

 

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