Pullthroughs, flannelette and cleaning rods

Pullthroughs:

  • Cat No. C2/BG 0894, List of changes A 7772, PULLTHROUGHS, .5-IN., MK. I, “A” – Manilla hemp rope. For Vickers .5-in. M.Gs. and Rifle Boys (Section B1). With wire gauze.
  • Cat No. C2/BG 0895, List of changes A 7772, PULLTHROUGHS, .5-IN., MK. I, “B” – Manilla hemp rope. For Vickers .5-in. M.Gs. and Rifle Boys (Section B1). Without wire gauze.
  • Cat No. C2/BG 0896, List of changes B 5183, PULLTHROUGHS, .5-IN., MK. I, Gauze – Manilla hemp rope. For Vickers .5-in. M.Gs. and Rifle Boys (Section B1). Wire pieces, 3¼-in. x 3 5/8-in. Also for Sticks, breech, 15-mm. M.G. Mk. I

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Flanellette:

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Brushes:

Brushes also came as part of the oil cans and in the crosspiece.

BRUSH TO CLEAN MECHANISMS AND MAGAZINES

United Kingdom has found the necessity to provide a brush to clean the interior of automatic weapons and magazines.

The brush has now been introduced into the Australian service. It is of a twisted wire type, approximately 9 inches in length, and can be carried in the standard ’37 basic pouch.

The scale of issue is one per L.M.G., M.M.G. and S.M.G.


Cleaning rods:

  • Cat No. C1/BD 2552, List of changes B 1526, RODS, CLEANING, .303-in. M.G., Mk. 2, A – With steel bush; for use with Vickers or Lewis .303-in. M.G.
  • Cat No. C1/BD 2557, List of changes C 1526, RODS, CLEANING, .303-in. M.G., Mk. 2, Bushes
  • Cat No. C1/BD 9225, RODS, CLEANING, .303-in. M.G., Mk. 5
  • Cat No. C1/BD 2560, RODS, TWISTED COPPER WIRE, Mk. 1 – 42-in. long; No. 12 S.W.G.
  • Cat No. C1/SM 120, RODS, TWISTED COPPER WIRE, Mk. 2 – 30-in. long
  • Cat No. C2/BG 0905, RODS, CLEANING, Vickers .303-in. and .5-in. M.Gs., Mk. I – With steel bush with “S” hook, M.G. chain and spring clip
  • Cat No. C2/BG 0906, RODS, CLEANING, Vickers .303-in. and .5-in. M.Gs., Mk. I, Handles, Mk. I
  • Cat No. C2/BG 0907, RODS, CLEANING, Vickers .303-in. and .5-in. M.Gs., Mk. II – With steel bush with “S” hook, M.G. chain and spring clip
  • Cat No. C2/BG 0908, RODS, CLEANING, Vickers .303-in. and .5-in. M.Gs., Mk. II, Handles, Mk. II – Also for Rods, cleaning, Rifle, Boys, No. 2, Mk. I (Section B2)
  • Cat No. C2/BG 0909, RODS, CLEANING, Vickers .303-in. and .5-in. M.Gs., Bushes – With M.G. chain, “S” hook and spring clip
  • Cat No. C2/BG 0910, RODS, CLEANING, Vickers .303-in. and .5-in. M.Gs., Clips, spring – Also for Rods, cleaning, Rifle, Boys, No. 2, Mk. I (Section B2)
  • Cat No. C2/BG 0911, RODS, CLEANING, Vickers .303-in. and .5-in. M.Gs., Nuts, retaining, handle – Also for Rods, cleaning, Rifle, Boys, No. 2, Mk. I (Section B2)
  • Cat No. C2/BG 0915, List of changes A 7772, RODS, CLEANING, Vickers, .5-in. M.G., Mk. I – With steel bush

Sources:

Specific source references can be provided if required.