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PostPosted: Fri Aug 11, 2017 18:19 pm 
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I was looking to fill the gap in my grenade collection but don't justify the huge £400 plus price tag of an original No: 75 Hawkins grenade. So I thought I will buy a replica one, it seems that WPG do a nice replica but I read somewhere that the cap is an unscrewable casting rather than a proper tin screw cap, can anyone confirm this. Anyone have a WPG replica, what do you think?


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Never got the cap off mine it's a nice solid replica :)


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Is the whole thing cast resin and not a metal tin.


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I have never tried to remove the cap but the whole can and pressure plate are metal.

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SoF also do the Hawkins, I was just wondeing has anybody ever compaired the two side by side?

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I was told by a friend that the gammon replicas need much improvement, because these two grenades were used by American airborne hence the ridiculous price tag otherwise they would go for a reasonable price. There's another company I think Spanish who sell denex stuff also sell Hawkins replicas not sure if the are WPG stock, I would refer a tin made replica rather than a resin copy.


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