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jbassmaster18

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jbassmaster18

Hey all, new to this forum.

 

I had a box of .38 special under the tree to feed my new victory model revolver, as well as this:

 

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Its a legit WW2 Mk 2A1 pineapple grenade!! Manufactured by American Fireworks company. (which I believe made grenades up to 1943) I saw this at a gunshow in November and the seller told me the black handle is quite rare. I dont know if this is true or not, but does anyone here know?? I was SOOO bummed when I went back to purchase it and it was gone. My Dad snuck back to the show before me and bought it!!! Like I said this morning:

 

"Nothing says I love you like explosives!!!" (yes it is DE-milled)

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Dirt Detective

Very nice..any chance of adding a pic of the top of the spoon? Do you know if the fuze is repo or original? Great present from Santa..congrats. :thumbsup:

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jbassmaster18

Here is the top of the spoon. (sorry it took me awhile.)

 

 

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I dont know alot about it, but I assume it is original.

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Dirt Detective

Nice M10A2 spoon, made by eastman kodak..not sure about the black paint being original anything is possible with these. Great lookin frag. All you need is a WWII pull pin, the one on there now is post WWII. Nice pick up. :thumbsup:

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Nice M10A2 spoon, made by eastman kodak..not sure about the black paint being original anything is possible with these. Great lookin frag. All you need is a WWII pull pin, the one on there now is post WWII. Nice pick up. :thumbsup:

 

 

Where can I get a WW2 pull pin??

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Nice one! I have heard that in order to make these legal, you need to have drilled a hole in the bottom, is that true?

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Weren't the spoons usually an adonized green and tip dipped in either black or a rust red paint?

 

Wayne

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Weren't the spoons usually an adonized green and tip dipped in either black or a rust red paint?

 

Wayne

 

 

Here are some original spoons i have in my collection..

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Dirt Detective
Where can I get a WW2 pull pin??

 

 

JB,

Found one for ya...PM me an address and it will be on its way. Only hitch is you gotta post a pic with the new pull pin on after you get it. AND you gotta post on this thread that youll do it. :rolleyes:

 

Last two guys who said they would post a pic with the part I gave them never did.. :thumbdown: Not cool :blink:

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