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Back on the Encampment more finds!

Article about: Hi all, Back today for another session, I had only just switched the Detector on when i hit another dump. Sadly it was full of rusty tins, strangley there was a piece of a soda syphon i wond

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    Default Back on the Encampment more finds!

    Hi,

    This afternoon i spent a short time searching the encampment didn't have too long because i'm going to a BBQ in a min

    Penny Dated 1935
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    Finds cleaned
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    Does any one know what this is? '6' 'MCL'
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    Cheers

    John

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    I dont know what that is John, but i would be looking for the rest of that helmet, wonder if its still there somewhere

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    Quote by davejb View Post
    I dont know what that is John, but i would be looking for the rest of that helmet, wonder if its still there somewhere
    LoL already found the helmet . I find loads of the chin straps dotted about
    ‪Digging a rubish pit from the second world war‬‏ - YouTube


    John

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    Quote by Whitehunter View Post
    Does any one know what this is? '6' 'MCL'
    Without seeing more of it, it looks like one of the two sections of the Mazak fuze container for a PIAT Bomb.

    All the best,
    PB

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    Quote by Paul B View Post
    Without seeing more of it, it looks like one of the two sections of the Mazak fuze container for a PIAT Bomb.


    Nice find ! Try smacking it with a hammer to test if it is part of the fuse mechanism

    Steve T

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    Oh yeah, that was a good find plus the water bottle, and the music wasnt bad either, hope you didnt have to cope with a giant ball of rock hurtling towards you lol

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    I can't find the complete one in my collection at the mo, but it looks like THIS.
    The spring-clip holds the two halves together and secures the container inside the bomb fin during transit.

    PB

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    Well thats a great result, now find the Piat and youll have the find of the year lol

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    Quote by Paul B View Post
    I can't find the complete one in my collection at the mo, but it looks like THIS.
    The spring-clip holds the two halves together and secures the container inside the bomb fin during transit.

    PB
    Thats the one! thanks for the ID paul


    John

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    Last photo is part of the PIAT detonator container.

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