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Re: I like Tank Destroyers
« Reply #45 on: January 18, 2016, 09:37:16 AM »
Hey guys, how about this as TD?  When I first saw the photo I missed the fact that it had a turret as it blended in so well.  Food for thought maybe?

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Re: I like Tank Destroyers
« Reply #46 on: January 19, 2016, 02:39:30 AM »
I believe the main difference between the VT1-1 and VT1-2 was that the former had 105mm guns whilst the latter had 120mm guns.
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Re: I like Tank Destroyers
« Reply #47 on: January 19, 2016, 08:22:01 PM »
Bought New Vanguards book on the British Carden Lloyd based light tanks I through VI and there was a version of the VI with an open topped turret armed with a 2pdr gun that the book referred to as a tank destroyer and lamented the fact it was not ordered into production.  The single example was apparently extensively field tested by the 9th Royal lancers during 1935 though no information was provided on its performance during the trials they speculated that it looked quite well balanced and speculated that such a vehicle would have been quite useful (or at least more useful than the HMG armed versions).

This reminded me of the full traverse 2pdr AT versions of the Universal Carrier (the base chassis of which is not much smaller than the light tanks) and got me thinking that a casemate tank destroyer armed with a 6pdr should have actually been possible.

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Re: I like Tank Destroyers
« Reply #48 on: July 11, 2017, 01:39:03 AM »
Some guy is selling these at a private auction in California, but when I first saw the pic, it reminded me of some Israeli armour boneyard.

So.... Israeli KaJaPa (Kanonenjagdpanzer), anyone? Or a Raketenjagdpanzer/Jaguar (maybe with indigenous missiles)?


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Re: I like Tank Destroyers
« Reply #49 on: July 11, 2017, 03:00:05 AM »
So.... Israeli KaJaPa (Kanonenjagdpanzer), anyone?

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Re: I like Tank Destroyers
« Reply #50 on: July 11, 2017, 04:52:16 AM »
I'm thinking it might cost about the same to buy and restore that one as it would be to buy the 1/35 Revell kit on eBay right now!  ;D

I wonder if that Staghound behind it is for sale? I wouldn't mind having that for weekend family drives!

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Re: I like Tank Destroyers
« Reply #51 on: July 11, 2017, 06:18:25 PM »
Can I have the Staghound in the background, please? ???
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Re: I like Tank Destroyers
« Reply #52 on: July 12, 2017, 05:51:32 AM »
Can I have the Staghound in the background, please? ???


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Re: I like Tank Destroyers
« Reply #53 on: August 06, 2017, 09:30:30 AM »
Heavy Halftrack  >:D :icon_fsm:



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Re: I like Tank Destroyers
« Reply #54 on: August 08, 2017, 10:20:21 AM »
I guess the Israelis left the tank destroyer out on the street overnight in Chicago

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Re: I like Tank Destroyers
« Reply #55 on: December 16, 2017, 04:38:42 PM »
What if some cooperation after WWII: 2 reccon possibilities.


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Re: I like Tank Destroyers
« Reply #56 on: December 17, 2017, 02:30:23 AM »
Interesting viewing:  https://youtu.be/7ho8TU_JpoI
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Re: I like Tank Destroyers
« Reply #57 on: December 18, 2017, 07:35:52 PM »
Scaleorama: M18 1/56 + M1 1/72


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Re: I like Tank Destroyers
« Reply #58 on: December 22, 2017, 12:11:34 PM »
Combining the hull of a M42 Duster AA tank with the turret of an M18, the Type 64 Light Tank:





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Re: I like Tank Destroyers
« Reply #59 on: January 14, 2018, 10:23:33 AM »
Interchanging turrets between M10 and M18