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M40 Chicken wire helmet

Article about: Hello all, Annoyed from this ads?   I have my doubts about this one. The shell appears to have artificial aging, mainly because the liner looks to be in far better condition than the sh

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    Quote by James C View Post
    i would expect this finish to the shell was from a drill mounted wire brush
    Or a cement mixer and a bag of gravel......Don't mess around me.

    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    Spiced up relic to me.

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    Hi, I agree that this is not one that you will want to pursue. A "pimped up" relic shell and replacement liner. Leon.
    "Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut." Ernest Hemingway

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    Not to mention the tight fitting camo wire. You'd be flat out getting a feeler gauge under that wire let alone a tree branch.

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    Quote by big ned View Post
    Or a cement mixer and a bag of gravel...
    Funny you should say that Ned. I knew/know someone who used to do that in the mid 70's

    When you're wounded and left of Afghanistan's plains,
    An' the women come out to cut up what remains,
    Jest roll to your rifle an' blow out your brains,
    An' go to your Gawd like a soldier." - Rudyard Kipling

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