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  1. J

    Pak36 37mm casing question

    hey guys. I picked this alright condition German 37mm pak casing the other day. i tried searching through this forum for the answer to my question but yielded nothing. My question is, Why is the base of the casing made of steel and why are there 4 holes? closest answer i got was a idea that it...
  2. M

    Disassembly of Composite PAK 36 3.7 cm Shell Casing

    I just found a contact in Russia who shipped me a couple of nice German 37mm shell casings. Theoretically, they were dug up at Lennigrad (St. Petersberg). One is a composite steel base with brass upper portion. It is still all shiny inside, so it was never fired. My contact probably chucked the...