Are these bits of munitions

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Are these bits of munitions

Post by DingDong » Sun May 19, 2019 8:51 pm

Hi all

have been finding the machined bit over 100yd radius dumped them as part of a broken machine, but recently found the flat bits as well and came to the conclusion they were muntions, might both be from same one.

here are the back and front of the machined bots note the 2 small bits have threads on the outside of the concave and the big bit has a thread on the inside of the concave, on its outside is a metric scale, so the 2 parts were rotated to a setting. The metric scaale made me think ww2 bomb, The fields were bombed due to proximity of power station and docks.
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The other parts seem to be designed to fragment with a different pattern on the back and front
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Re: Are these bits of munitions

Post by Blackadder43 » Sun May 19, 2019 8:57 pm

Yep and dont they give cracking signals too
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Re: Are these bits of munitions

Post by Bridex » Sun May 19, 2019 9:01 pm

These are all parts of anti-aircraft shells. The parts with the
markings are part of the timing mechanism to explode the shell.
The small parts are the remains of the shell drive band
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Re: Are these bits of munitions

Post by DingDong » Sun May 19, 2019 9:35 pm

Hi Bridex,

thanks.

should have realises that hence the fragmentation bits and there was an ack ack site about a mile away as the crow flies.

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