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The best blanks

Postby tommyargue on Sun May 03, 2009 9:42 pm

Hiya.

Like most of you doing ww2 re enactment, I'm stuck to using 8mm blanks. Depending on the blank firer your using, the quality and efficiency differs a bit. I've found the best of these to be the Italian "fiochi" brand. I've never had a miss fire from them at all and the other german brands like umerax and wadie seem to be a bit too powerful and have damaged 2 guns on my so far. The "wadie" are very bad for misfires, my local dealer was out of fiochi so I tried the wadie the 1st 3 out of the box misfired.

If any of you have som more info on this to share I'd love to hear about it.

Seeya........... Jude
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Re: The best blanks

Postby museumtom on Mon May 04, 2009 6:20 am

Hello Jude.
I hope the Laoise book is coming along at a good pace.
Anyway PM Tony from here
http://1914-1918.invisionzone.com/forum ... wuser=8515

He is really well up on ammo, best I've ever come across.
Regards.
Tom.
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