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RRPG USAF Base dump dig 18-05-2014

Article about: An excellent days digging on a USAF dump. Photos of some of my uncleaned finds. Dated beer bottles. Leather flying glove & waterproof bag? Oddments! Flare cartridge base. One Penny dated

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    An excellent days digging on a USAF dump.

    Photos of some of my uncleaned finds.

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    Dated beer bottles.
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    Leather flying glove & waterproof bag?
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    Oddments!
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    Flare cartridge base.
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    One Penny dated 1904.

    And now the finds of SteveT.

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    P51 Guns & Bomb selector switches.
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    Shown in situ.
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    Pipes (smoking).
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    P51 fuel tank cap.
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    VD cream!
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    .50 cal ammo roller.
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    Marked fork.
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    Marked Toothbrushes.

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    Thumbs up

    Lovely finds... although, I'm pretty sure that some of 'yours' were actually found by me, Mr J!

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    Nice P51 bits!

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    It was a brilliant dig, lots of interesting stuff. Hopefully, the others will come on here and post photo's of their finds as well.

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    Indeed a good day, with some great finds, bit disappointed that i did,nt pick up that piece of emergency runway, but i thought it was part of a roadway, also the usual good banter and insults were flying readily, i know there were a few that were disappointed that i did,nt end up falling down a hole as per usual

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    Dave,
    That isn't just emergency runway! That matting was used for any area that needed to be driven on.
    On Wethersfield airfield they were even mounted onto frames to act as a wind break behind the hangers.

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    Cheers Andy, i dont feel too bad about it now, just a bit of old common metal

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