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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #15 on: March 10, 2013, 03:18:33 PM »
Mini M60

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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #16 on: March 10, 2013, 03:37:38 PM »
Never came across any writing about this.  Anyone seen a book or articles about M8 in combat?
Was it great for its intended use?    Mediocre?    Poor?
Appreciate info on that.
Bill

Hunnicutt's Armored Car book covers it. I don't have it in front of me, but as I recall, it did pretty well. Of course the 37mm cannon was nothing much by the end of the war.

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Would not be slaying Panzers, Panthers, Tigers.  Though wonder how well it was used to best of M8's abilities (or not).

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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #17 on: March 10, 2013, 08:16:23 PM »
Never came across any writing about this.  Anyone seen a book or articles about M8 in combat?
Was it great for its intended use?    Mediocre?    Poor?
Appreciate info on that.
Bill

Hunnicutt's Armored Car book covers it. I don't have it in front of me, but as I recall, it did pretty well. Of course the 37mm cannon was nothing much by the end of the war.

Talos --- Thank You.
Would not be slaying Panzers, Panthers, Tigers.  Though wonder how well it was used to best of M8's abilities (or not).

As I recall, it was used extensively for scouting and other recon work, which it was very good at. Very mobile. It was used as a command car by commanders too, as was the turret-less M20 Utility Car.

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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #18 on: March 12, 2013, 11:47:45 AM »
Wheeled Flak




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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #19 on: March 12, 2013, 03:02:19 PM »
Those two are looking to be up gunned well.
Of course are not M8/20  :-* :-*  but I like anyway  :)

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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #20 on: March 13, 2013, 06:23:10 AM »
Did you say up gunned?

What about this?



BTW: turret must be a narrowed version.

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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #21 on: March 13, 2013, 06:27:35 AM »


Having into account the movility problems AMX-30 had in the beginning, this is IMO perfectly plausible.
BTW, AMX-30's turret is that big. :D

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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #22 on: March 13, 2013, 07:33:55 AM »
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WWII German Centauro FTW!  :icon_beer:
The FlaK eight-wheeler is also pretty cool.
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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #23 on: March 13, 2013, 12:21:58 PM »
Oh yea, I had Centauro in my mind when conceived this project

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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #24 on: March 13, 2013, 02:26:31 PM »
Did you say up gunned?

What about this?



BTW: turret must be a narrowed version.


Hey, I have just that planned.
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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #25 on: March 14, 2013, 01:35:06 AM »
Did you say up gunned?

What about this?



BTW: turret must be a narrowed version.
Hey, I have just that planned.


It might be a bit tight on a regular width hull but perhaps better to combine a pair of hulls side by side to get enough room inside to fit the turret? 
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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #26 on: March 14, 2013, 02:20:48 AM »


Having into account the movility problems AMX-30 had in the beginning, this is IMO perfectly plausible.
BTW, AMX-30's turret is that big. :D


That really looks cool.  Maybe do one with a Leo 1 turret...or a Leo 1 with a Panther turret?
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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #27 on: March 14, 2013, 02:38:02 AM »

It might be a bit tight on a regular width hull but perhaps better to combine a pair of hulls side by side to get enough room inside to fit the turret?

I am still considering my options...
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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #28 on: March 14, 2013, 03:19:37 AM »
[Maybe do one with a Leo 1 turret...or a Leo 1 with a Panther turret?

I am currently (stopped for some years, in fact) working in such as it was considered by spanish army in '80s. It was called LeoX

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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #29 on: March 14, 2013, 03:23:48 AM »
Extremely wheeled. Hanomag base will allow more room for turret



Note: this case is better scaled. In the last 8-rad, turret was a bit downsized.