John Breed, Diary and Training diary, item 114

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projection by means of which the ring is set with the No 18

setting key, a setting mark is cut on the ring, the upper

time ring is prevented from turning by two pins

The cap is screwed on to the body over the upper ring

and closes the fuze, it is screwed in position by a set

screw, the base plug is screwed externally to fit the bottom

of the body

The holder percussion arrangement carries the needles of

both the time and percussion detonator, it is bored to receive

the percussion detonator pellet, ferrule, stirrup, spring,

and spiral spring

All the external joints escape holes, etc are waterproofed

The cover is of brass, and consists of a cap, ring, training

off strip, and strip securing ring

The tearing off strip, having the brass ring attached at

one end, is soldered round the cap, the brass ring being

placed over the nose of the cap and held in position

by the securing strip, the cap is soldered to the lower

cage of the brass ring on the body of the fuze

To remove the cover from the fuze tear off the strip securing, 

then the tearing off strip, when the cap will fall

off, leaving the fuze exposed

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projection by means of which the ring is set with the No 18

setting key, a setting mark is cut on the ring, the upper

time ring is prevented from turning by two pins

The cap is screwed on to the body over the upper ring

and closes the fuze, it is screwed in position by a set

screw, the base plug is screwed externally to fit the bottom

of the body

The holder percussion arrangement carries the needles of

both the time and percussion detonator, it is bored to receive

the percussion detonator pellet, ferrule, stirrup, spring,

and spiral spring

All the external joints escape holes, etc are waterproofed

The cover is of brass, and consists of a cap, ring, training

off strip, and strip securing ring

The tearing off strip, having the brass ring attached at

one end, is soldered round the cap, the brass ring being

placed over the nose of the cap and held in position

by the securing strip, the cap is soldered to the lower

cage of the brass ring on the body of the fuze

To remove the cover from the fuze tear off the strip securing, 

then the tearing off strip, when the cap will fall

off, leaving the fuze exposed


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  • March 29, 2017 03:46:26 Cheryl Ellsworth

    projection by means of which the ring is set with the No 18

    setting key, a setting mark is cut on the ring, the upper

    time ring is prevented from turning by two pins

    The cap is screwed on to the body over the upper ring

    and closes the fuze, it is screwed in position by a set

    screw, the base plug is screwed externally to fit the bottom

    of the body

    The holder percussion arrangement carries the needles of

    both the time and percussion detonator, it is bored to receive

    the percussion detonator pellet, ferrule, stirrup, spring,

    and spiral spring

    All the external joints escape holes, etc are waterproofed

    The cover is of brass, and consists of a cap, ring, training

    off strip, and strip securing ring

    The tearing off strip, having the brass ring attached at

    one end, is soldered round the cap, the brass ring being

    placed over the nose of the cap and held in position

    by the securing strip, the cap is soldered to the lower

    cage of the brass ring on the body of the fuze

    To remove the cover from the fuze tear off the strip securing, 

    then the tearing off strip, when the cap will fall

    off, leaving the fuze exposed

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    ID
    17035 / 198353
    Source
    http://europeana1914-1918.eu/...
    Contributor
    Mrs Jean Hanby
    License
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/


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