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    found in the garden

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ID:	6300hi lads, digging the flower borders yesturday and dug this case Click image for larger version. 

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ID:	6299up. Anybody now what it is?

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    Made in Radway Green R.O.F., & judging by the case mouth a practice cartridge (blank')
    (The Unspeakable In Pursuit Of The Uneatable.) " If I can help, I will help!." Former S.A.C.S. member!

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    nice one finnbear, how old do you think it is?

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    1966?
    "Politicians must be allowed to panic. They need activity. It is their substitute for achievement"
    "'The matter is under consideration' means we have lost the file. 'The matter is under active consideration' means we are trying to find the file."

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    Guesswork, 1999?
    (The Unspeakable In Pursuit Of The Uneatable.) " If I can help, I will help!." Former S.A.C.S. member!

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    and used for what purpose and by who?

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    looks like a 308 blank to me (7.62x51) date- anytime in the last few decades. Theres millions of them on dartmoor! There they are used for military practice.
    Last edited by devonoak; 25-04-2011 at 12:46. Reason: extra info

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    Judging by the colour, your soil is pretty acid too!
    (The Unspeakable In Pursuit Of The Uneatable.) " If I can help, I will help!." Former S.A.C.S. member!

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    i live in northants, the area i live in is built on iron ore quarrys, that used to feed corby steel works.

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