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Old 06-14-2011, 07:10 PM   #1
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Shown next to a .22 Hornet....
Case length = 4.01"
Base diameter = 1.165
Neck ID = 0.780
No markings on base.



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Old 06-14-2011, 08:37 PM   #2
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It appears to be a case from a 20mm cannon .

20 mm caliber - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia



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Thanks, that pins it down: GE M61A1 20mm cannon, used in the B52H.
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I got that guys bigger brother on my desk. A case from a 30mm shell that was shot off an A-10 Warthog.

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