Unusual frog



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    Unusual frog

    Post by Tankermike on Thu Oct 09, 2014 2:36 pm

    Here is an unusual frog, the markings are not standard, the C arrow is a little off.

    The strange part is that the frog has two slits for the bayonet stud, the usual large slit for the bayonet scabbard stud, then a smaller slit. Anyone know what this extra slit is for?



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    37 Web

    Post by edstorey on Thu Oct 09, 2014 3:16 pm

    Crack open your copy of "37 Web" which was published in 2003 by Serivce Publications, the explaination is in there.


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    Re: Unusual frog

    Post by 48th on Thu Oct 09, 2014 9:31 pm

    Little hint, sword to spike.

      They are not that strange actually, I have more of this variation than the earlier sword bayonet only variation.


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    Post by edstorey on Fri Oct 10, 2014 4:05 am

    That was a pretty big hint.

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    Re: Unusual frog

    Post by pylon1357 on Fri Oct 10, 2014 11:25 am

    I would open up my copy of the Ed mentioned, but it is packed away somewhere, along with many of my other reference books I have yet to locate.

    As already mentioned above, this style is quite common. The smaller slit is for the placement of the button of the spike bayonet stud which is smaller. As for the C/l\ it does look rather odd.




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    Re: Unusual frog

    Post by Infanteer on Fri Oct 10, 2014 11:16 pm

    Yes, the C broad arrow does look a bit odd but the frog is 100% correct and not uncommon.

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