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Forum: Communications Equipment 12-20-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By SpookyDad
DIN 1451 Mittleschrift is the closest font that I...

DIN 1451 Mittleschrift is the closest font that I have found.
Forum: Communications Equipment 12-19-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,713
Posted By SpookyDad
Thank you for the compliment. The original that I...

Thank you for the compliment. The original that I restored had both horsehair and a straw-like material. I have both and quite frankly, I would never use that combination again unless it was a...
Forum: Communications Equipment 12-19-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,713
Posted By SpookyDad
Since making this particular case, I have learned...

Since making this particular case, I have learned how to make silkscreen stencils. I now do my lettering with silkscreens. It really isn't that hard to do. So I don't have the letters.

I could...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 11-23-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 400
Posted By SpookyDad
Is the name original or something added by a reenactor?

I have this 1935 M30 Canister. It has the name in oil paint on the bottom and the same name on a paper tag on the spare lens holder. I had no idea that the spare lenses were in the holder. The lens...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 11-19-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 34,068
Posted By SpookyDad
Here is a helmet that I have had in my collection...

Here is a helmet that I have had in my collection since the late '80s. I don't really know anything about these helmets. I am pretty sure it is a US made liner but I don't know if the shell is US or...
Forum: Large Ordnance Forum 11-07-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,485
Posted By SpookyDad
I plan to use it to make a mold for some...

I plan to use it to make a mold for some reproduction rounds in our StuG III G. So as long as it is the correct one, I am ok with it.

What is a fair market value for this type of round?
Forum: Large Ordnance Forum 11-07-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,485
Posted By SpookyDad
Is this 7,5 cm kwk 40 case legit?

I just bought this on Ebay. I think the dirty bird was blurred out to get around ebay rules. I will know more when it arrives.
...
Forum: Large Ordnance Forum 11-06-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By SpookyDad
Thanks for the quick response. Is there a...

Thanks for the quick response.

Is there a table or website that explains what the codes for the explosives are?

Also do you know what

d & e refer to in the diagram?

Neil
Forum: Large Ordnance Forum 11-06-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By SpookyDad
Correct markings for 7,5 cm KwK rounds in a StuG III G?

I am making some dummy rounds for our StuG III G and need to know what would the correct markings to paint on the AP and HE rounds.

Did the HE round have a different external shape?

I am...
Forum: Communications Equipment 09-02-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,664
Posted By SpookyDad
I use a hand squeezer. These are the manual ones...

I use a hand squeezer. These are the manual ones that the air versions replaced. I bought an economy one from Aircraft Spruce, but they are available at lots of tool stores....
Forum: Communications Equipment 07-06-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,614
Posted By SpookyDad
People are very reluctant to confirm prices on...

People are very reluctant to confirm prices on here. There have been some wild prices of late. There have been some suspicious "sales" that seem to be made between parties to support the high...
Forum: Communications Equipment 07-06-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 26,738
Posted By SpookyDad
All messages coming through the message center...

All messages coming through the message center would be logged. Incoming messages in one log book, outgoing in another. One is pink and the other is blue. I forget which is which right now but it is...
Forum: Communications Equipment 03-28-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,174
Posted By SpookyDad
The SS key is sitting lower than the other ones....

The SS key is sitting lower than the other ones. The SS portion is not used as much as the rest of the characters but the "5" on the same striker is used more than most of the letter keys. So the...
Forum: Communications Equipment 03-24-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,174
Posted By SpookyDad
Is he local to you? If you can see it in person,...

Is he local to you? If you can see it in person, that would be best.

If not, I would get a 30 day return agreement with him where he pays the return shipping. If he is confident it is genuine,...
Forum: Communications Equipment 03-23-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,174
Posted By SpookyDad
It helps if you remember to post the link. :D ...

It helps if you remember to post the link. :D

http://www.flickr.com/photos/inmysco...7629640078805/

Can you get a picture of the "SS" striker back between the other arms? The 5 should be worn...
Forum: Achtung Panzer! Forum 03-21-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 97,431
Posted By SpookyDad
The radio truck has bunks and is nice and...

The radio truck has bunks and is nice and warm..... ;)

If anyone else has one, I would seriously consider a trade for a 222 or similar.

Neil
Forum: Communications Equipment 03-21-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,187
Posted By SpookyDad
Download and read this manual. It has everything...

Download and read this manual. It has everything you need to know.

http://www.fallschirmjager.net/Equipment/telephon/Feldfernsprecher33.pdf

Neil
Forum: Communications Equipment 03-21-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,174
Posted By SpookyDad
Post some photos as typewriters are a real crap...

Post some photos as typewriters are a real crap shoot. A lot depends on the condition. Often shipping is way more than the typewriter itself.

I paid $25 and $35 for the two of mine. Both required...
Forum: Achtung Panzer! Forum 03-20-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 890
Posted By SpookyDad
That is a side panel for a truck engine. If it...

That is a side panel for a truck engine. If it has a hinge at the top, then it is part of a truck with a "gull wing" design. If it has a simple rail, it could be from an einheits diesel.

Without...
Forum: Achtung Panzer! Forum 03-20-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 921
Posted By SpookyDad
There is a Schiffer book on trailers. ...

There is a Schiffer book on trailers.

http://www.amazon.com/German-Military-Trailers-Towed-Equipment/dp/0887407579

The one review is harsh but somewhat accurate. It is incomplete but is worth...
Forum: Achtung Panzer! Forum 03-20-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 97,431
Posted By SpookyDad
NB Do you want to trade one for a really...

NB

Do you want to trade one for a really cool radio truck?

Neil
Forum: Communications Equipment 03-11-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,648
Posted By SpookyDad
Would the kfz72 one have a similar shape?

Would the kfz72 one have a similar shape?
Forum: Communications Equipment 03-10-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,648
Posted By SpookyDad
Thank you for the dimensions. Is the bracket...

Thank you for the dimensions.

Is the bracket next to the sliding panel for the antenna wire support bracket?

Neil
Forum: Communications Equipment 03-08-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,648
Posted By SpookyDad
So is the sliding panel in the Afrika Korps...

So is the sliding panel in the Afrika Korps picture mounted in reverse?

When closed should the notch be in the middle or the outside edge?

If the notched end was towards the outside when...
Forum: Communications Equipment 03-08-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,648
Posted By SpookyDad
Thanks Funksammler for the quick reply. Does...

Thanks Funksammler for the quick reply.

Does the sliding panel move to the rear of the vehicle?

What keeps it from sliding out of the frame?

What is the purpose of the notch?

Is there...
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