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JACKPOT! Found these in a barn yesterday: B-17 Parts

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Found these B-17 ball turret gun charging cables in a barn yesterday. There is still stuff out there!

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For the none flight people, what on earth are ball turret gun charging cables?


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They had a handle and a pulley on them, the gunner would pull the cables to cook the .50 cal machine guns.

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Man oh man, I've been looking for one of those for ever. No not really. Haha. JK. But I'm glad for you. That would have been scrap metal for me. Never would have known what the hell there were for.

 

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Man oh man, I've been looking for one of those for ever. No not really. Haha. JK. But I'm glad for you. That would have been scrap metal for me. Never would have known what the hell there were for.

 

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Funny i wasn't looking for them either, but i knew they went to a plane. thanks

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You had me at B17...


Looking for the following:

452nd and 447th Bomb Group items

Anything 12th Armored- especially uniforms

155th Assault Helicopter Company, Camp Coryell, or Ban Me Thuot Vietnam items[/center]


WWII US Navy Uniforms from the Battle Off Samar: USS Johnston DD-557, USS Hoel DD-553, USS Samuel B. Roberts DE-413, USS Heermann DD-532, USS Dennis DE-405, USS John C. Butler DE-339, USS Raymond DE-341, USS Fanshaw Bay St. Lo, White Plains, Kalinin Bay, Kitkun Bay and Gambier Bay...


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Did you check around the barn to see if the rest of the B-17 was under a tarp or behind a hay bail or something?


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Did you check around the barn to see if the rest of the B-17 was under a tarp or behind a hay bail or something?

No, it didn't occur to me, maybe i'll go back and check! But i did notice 2 machine gun barrels sticking up behind a combine.

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Kidding aside, I think it is great that you found these and recognized them for what they are. I wouldn't have had a clue. Glad you were able to save them from possible oblivion.

 

Just for the record, is there any useful information on the tag?


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No there is some scribbling, but the tag got oil on it so you cant make anything out.

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