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  1. MatchFuzee

    Searching IWM Photograghs online

    Are you trying to search The Canadian War Museum’s and Library and Archives Canada and/or other archives? Another site that looks interesting:- http://www.ww2incolor.com/
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    Bofor 40mm gun corrector

    If you search "Bofors 40mm AA manual" you will find a number of manuals that will hopefully be of use to you. Also, welcome to the forum.
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    E10 Petrol Consultation

    Ready to use ethanol free petrol is very very expensive:- Sunoco Optima 100 RON - Leaded ethanol-free petrol (25 litre) £ 97.95 (incl. VAT) = £17.81 per gallon Sunoco Optima 98 RON - Unleaded ethanol-free petrol (25 litre) £ 94.95 (incl. VAT) = £17.23 per gallon https://www.classic-oils.net/Sunoco-Optima
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    E10 Petrol Consultation

    Has anyone tried removing ethanol either small scale as in the video above or up scaling for MV use? On a trip to Bicester Heritage I found these:- Leaded or Unleaded ethanol-free petrol and Ethanil kit to remove ethanol from petrol:- https://www.classic-oils.net/Ethanol-Free-Fuel/
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    British Army 12 x 12 Tent

    Pins for the tent are metal. Figure 16, Page 20 shows the position of the pins:- https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/487619/response/1190071/attach/5/JSP361 Sup 3.pdf
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    Paint Colour - 2 Gallon POW tins

    Post #50 has a colour chart from 1944 showing No 31 Light Battleship Grey next to No 32 Dark Battleship Grey so is No 31 now Light Grey BS381 631? https://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/234987340-how-green-was-my-interior-or-was-it-grey-plus-info-on-bs381/&page=2
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    Paint Colour - 2 Gallon POW tins

    Could this be the grey? Colour Range: BS 381C Colour reference: BS381 626 Description: Camouflage grey Or the darker grey? Colour Range: BS 381C Colour reference: BS381 629 Description: Dark camouflage grey For both search "camouflage grey" here:- https://www.e-paint.co.uk/Lab_values.asp
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    Paint Colour - 2 Gallon POW tins

    The whole thread is interesting. Photo of white water cans (page 3) Normandy July 44:- http://www.mapleleafup.net/forums/showthread.php?t=25034&page=2
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    WW1 Thornycroft restoration

    Steve, Have you thought of making a patch for the inside to match the outer one, then you can bolt the 'sandwich' together?
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    Dodge WC 51 or 52 or Canadian Wanted

    squirrel_sport was looking for about 2 1/2 years before finding one so don't give up hope too soon.
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    S1 Land Rover. Ex-RAF, Fighter Command

    Sold for £ 28,750 inc. premium
  12. 1951 Land Rover Series I 80" https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24878/preview_lot/5193487/?category=list&length=100&page=1 8th September, Goodwood Revival, Chichester, PO18 0PX
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    1943 Willys MB Jeep

    Sold for £27,600 inc. premium
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    1943 Willys MB Jeep

    1943 Willys MB Jeep:- https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24878/preview_lot/5191824/?category=list&length=100&page=1 8th September, Goodwood Revival, Chichester, PO18 0PX
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    Dodge wc rolling the side of the tilt up.

    Straps are available here (and probably elsewhere if you search):- http://www.canvasco.com/
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    WW1 Peerless lorry restoration

    Another brass spinning job for Steve and then professionally silvered?
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    Searching IWM Photograghs online

    You could ask the IWM if your search is possible? This "Contact Us" form has a number of dropdown list, so your question should be directed to the right department:- https://customerportal.iwm.org.uk/contact-iwm/
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    US paint colour

    The article on this Harley says that it has been painted in Federal Standard 383 but there isn't a Federal Standard 383 so, I assume, that it is really:- Colour Range: Federal Standard 595 Colour reference: 34094 Description: Green 383 camouflage https://eu.tallahassee.com/story/news/2017/03/01/local-harley-davidson-techs-vets-build-wwii-themed-bike/98303830/
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    1947 Harley Davidson WLA

    1947 Harley Davidson WLA:- https://online.handh.co.uk/m/lot-details/index/catalog/90/lot/41927/?url=%2Fm%2Fview-auctions%2Fcatalog%2Fid%2F90%2F The National Motorcycle Museum, 9th November 1.00 PM
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    US paint colour

    If you search "dark olive" on E-Paint only a BS number no RAL number:- Colour Range: BS 4800/5252 Colour reference: 10 C 39 Description: Dark olive / Saluki / Seaweed / Riverbed https://www.e-paint.co.uk/search_colour.asp Searching "olive drab" gives you the RAL, BS and other numbers but the olive green is not the same for each number.
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    Faun Kraka

    1974 Faun Kraka:- https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24877/preview_lot/5194925/ Beaulieu National Motor Museum, 1st September
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    Faun Kraka

    I think that the estimate was £9,000 - £11,000.
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    Faun Kraka

    Sold for £ 4,405 inc. premium.
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    RAF Airfield Follow Me Vehicles in WW2 ?

    LarryH57, Have you thought of contacting The Fighter Collection for details on their Follow Me Jeep e.g. is it based on WW2 or later evidence or just their idea for an interesting vehicle? http://fighter-collection.com/cft/ Another potential source:- https://www.raf.mod.uk/our-organisation/units/air-historical-branch/ Archaeologist have a saying that could be true for your search "lack of proof isn't proof of lack"
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    WW1 Thornycroft restoration

    From Frost's POR15 Tank Sealer - Fuel Tank Repair Kit Instruction PATCHING If you have small pinholes you would like to seal from the outside, you can use the POR-Patch. This acts as a filler that is impervious to fuels etc. The best time to add patches on the outside of the tank if there are larger holes to fill, is when you have finished drying the tank after using POR15 Metal Prep, when the holes in the tank are too big to be sealed by the sealer alone. Here’s how you do this: Brush/Spray the Metal Prep on the surface and rinse off. Once completely dry, paint the area where the hole is with POR15 Rust Preventive Paint, then place a piece of the POR15 Power Mesh reinforcing fabric into the paint. Now paint the mesh outward from the centre with more POR15. The next day or 5 hours later, paint it again. You have now sealed the tank from both the inside and the outside. And remember, whenever you want to seal a tank, you must use POR15 Metal Prep on the inside and/or the outside, because the adhesion must be perfect. After the tank is sealed, wait at least 5 days Would POR-Patch work for the fuel tank and if POR-Patch is hot engine oil proof it could it be suitable for the sump repair? Have you checked to see if you can use a second coat of sealer or is it one coat on bare metal only?