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    hi all
    im wondering if anyone has an idea what this item is? i dug this up on an old ww2 raf camp. and thoughts would be appreciated
    thanks
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    it looks to me very much like an amunition fead for a machine gun ????
    cheers ian

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    thank ian
    that might be why i found cartridge cases 3 or 4 yards from this find, would be nice if someone could confirm your thoughts. any idea what type of machine gun would use this?
    thanks
    geordie

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    just a gues but probably a .303 browning aircraft machine gun mabe from a turret on a bomber
    i dont think it is a wing mount ammo shute
    im sure some one will know for sure
    cheers ian

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    anyone else have ideas as what this may be?
    thanks

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