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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 8:57 am 
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Something to use against all those Panzer IVs out there...

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 10:03 am 
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Bloody nice work Paul - well done.


Now all it needs is a liberal coat of sand paint...... :wink:

Have you still got your carrier?

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No carrier went about 3 years ago got a 1942 Ford Jeep now

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Does anyone now of any 6 pounder shells
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can someone point me to anyone who may be able to build repro ones

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Think the chaps here might be able to lend a hand re ammo:

http://www.bocn.co.uk/vbforum/

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Looks absolutely cracking. Shaun Lacey has some in Cardiff (or did when I was last in there) I think they were 10-20 or so a pop. All 42-44 dated.


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Thanks for the information have joined that forum lets see what happens

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Can anyone point me to a site or let me have any pictures diagrams of the boxes that the shells would have been supplied in

manay thanks :D :D :D

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Drop LCpl Combat a line...

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In the chaos of battle, when the ground beneath your feet is a slurry of blood, puke, p**s and the entrails of friends and enemies alike, it's easy to turn to the gods for salvation. But it's soldiers who do the fighting, and soldiers who do the dying, and the gods never get their feet wet.

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thanks for that info will get the sec on to that

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pm'd you this answer before I read this thread so I'll post my answer here for all to see

6pdr 7cwt
A.P.
C263 mk I 4 rounds per box
C264 mk I Link
C238 mk I Link (I have over a hundred mk II of these they are identical on the outside, the only difference is the internal details.)
C89 Link

A.P.C.
C264 mk I

A.P.C. B.C.
C286 6 rounds per box

H.E.
C264 mk I
C263A 4 rounds per box

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Cheers Clive, knew this was your baby

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In The Halls Of Valhalla, Where the Brave Shall Live Forever

In the chaos of battle, when the ground beneath your feet is a slurry of blood, puke, p**s and the entrails of friends and enemies alike, it's easy to turn to the gods for salvation. But it's soldiers who do the fighting, and soldiers who do the dying, and the gods never get their feet wet.

One enemy is never enough, two is far too many
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Had the 6 pounder in the work shop

Took it out to test fire it went well but needs twiking a bit more
It will be at Fortress Wales but not on battle feild this year

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Never mind teasing! pics ? :)

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