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Old 02-09-18, 16:32
Richard Salter Richard Salter is offline
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Default Restoring my 6pdr

Hi guys this is the progress of my 6pdr all been shot blasted and primed and being painted in red oxide, firing pin box is being remade using the original lid and internals as you can see the outer box rusted through new rope tags have been made and will be fitted to wheel rims Drilled out old hinge and repaired
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Old 02-09-18, 19:56
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Excellent Job !


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Old 06-12-18, 00:07
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Thought i would give an update on the gun its slowing going back together new rivets in foot shield in front armour the cradle has been repaired and fitted with new tread in the locking pins on the saddle bearing. recoil mechanism back on new site on few more touches waiting to get hitch from Adrian Barrel.
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Old 06-12-18, 04:08
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What is it, does everyone in the UK own at least one artillery piece?

Nice work BTW.
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Old 06-12-18, 09:56
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Looks great, will look even better behind the Lloyd.

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Old 06-12-18, 12:29
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What is it, does everyone in the UK own at least one artillery piece?

Nice work BTW.
At least one... and ideally serviceable... it is more fun if they go pop.

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Old 07-12-18, 00:47
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Im hopping to have it ready for the Overlord show in May wear it will go pop hopefully. It has one thing extra it has brackets on the legs i think the Israel army put them on for ammo box's ?
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Old 07-12-18, 08:55
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They are, as are those handles on the lower shield flap.
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Old 09-12-18, 22:03
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What wear the handles for on the lower shield i thought they wear original to lift up plate? i guess they added them then,
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