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I picked this inert Arial bomb up today from a friend but I have no clue what exactly it is.Any info would be great. I dont think the paint is original.

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Hung from the ceiling aimed at the front door with a door slam back trigger it would make a Great Kick in entry Counter punch .
They kick in the door and it swings down and Kicks the whole bunch back out the door with Authority :eek::eek::eek:!! A vid of it would go viral instantly :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
 

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You mean everyone doesn't have one of these?
Here is mine.
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They use to sell for about five bucks in the local surplus store. I believe they were mostly blue for "Practice" I had one but must have traded it off, I always wondered if anyone ever tried to carry one on a plane.
 

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lol....when I first saw it, i knew subconsciously i had to have it...dont know why lol
Ya it would be pretty cool to repurpose it for something cool...not sure what I wana do with it yet??
 

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Hung from the ceiling aimed at the front door with a door slam back trigger it would make a Great Kick in entry Counter punch .
They kick in the door and it swings down and Kicks the whole bunch back out the door with Authority :eek::eek::eek:!! A video of it would go viral instantly :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
I'm with you on this one. Even better if it was a nightly home invasion like we seem to be seeing more of here.

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Hmm that looks pretty close, but their are a few things that that one has that mine doesnt. Mine doesnt have the two hooks for transport, the opening on the bottom and the circular cap near the top. Did they make different variants of this bomb?
In answer to your question Joni...."Yes". There were several variants of the MK-15. I mistakenly called yours the MK-15 when it actually is the "M38A2". Some were slung under the wings of aircraft with "Hard Points" and release mechanisms...and some were loaded in "Light Bombers" that had Bomb Chute delivery systems. The later didn't have the attach points on the Bomb. Yours is definitely the M38A2. I have eight of the MK-15's hanging in my hangar along with a P-51 50gal Drop tank that I use as a cargo pod on my 1942 Boeing 75 Stearman....at the bottom.
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http://www.nebraskaaircrash.com/practicebombs/main.html

http://www.armslist.com/posts/24371...inal-military-100--practice-bomb-marked-1944-

An Aircraft that was commonly used for Bomb/Nav Training was the Beechcraft AT-10 and AT-11. Here are a couple pic of the Aircraft being loaded with the Ten #100lb Practice Bombs like your M38A2.....and one pic of the ten Bombs inside the Aircraft.
http://www.twinbeech.com/images/AT-11/AT-11adpagemerged7x65.JPG

http://www.twinbeech.com/images/AT-11/AT-11-1description.JPG

http://www.twinbeech.com/images/AT-11/AT11BOMBAY.JPG
 

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