Author Topic: M10/M18/M36  (Read 23485 times)

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M10/M18/M36
« on: May 05, 2012, 06:37:56 AM »
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M18_Hellcat
I like the idea of the prototypes. Especially the T88 105mm howitzer. One future build of that will be of a T88. But I will use the M36 turet as it is bigger.

Another idea I have is turning a UK M10 Achilles into a 25 Lbr howitzer version,and adding an HVSS suspension.
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Re: M10/M18/M36
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2014, 01:11:53 AM »
A tank with closed turret




Offline Volkodav

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Re: M10/M18/M36
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2014, 03:18:44 AM »
 :)

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Re: M10/M18/M36
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2014, 03:50:41 AM »
A tank with closed turret




Is the top from an M41?

I have been thinking of adding a T 23 Sherman 76 mm turret onto an M18 for a 1946 campaign on another site. For that,I can always say the turret had lighter armor than the normal Sherman turret.
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Re: M10/M18/M36
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2014, 08:41:28 PM »
Yep, most definitely an M41 turret top. ;)
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Re: M10/M18/M36
« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2014, 09:26:05 AM »
^^^^
Yes. M41

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Re: M10/M18/M36
« Reply #6 on: June 17, 2014, 09:56:16 AM »
Using M36 turrets to rearm T-54/55s "relegated to mechanic training roles"?
« Last Edit: June 17, 2014, 10:00:28 AM by dy031101 »
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Re: M10/M18/M36
« Reply #7 on: June 17, 2014, 10:53:49 AM »
Always thought the M-18 would make a nice looking light tank.

Offline Logan Hartke

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Re: M10/M18/M36
« Reply #8 on: June 22, 2014, 10:57:56 AM »
The Greeks had another way of addressing the M18's lack of overhead cover...







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Re: M10/M18/M36
« Reply #9 on: June 22, 2014, 11:07:02 AM »
Here's a different bunker, very similar setup.

























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Re: M10/M18/M36
« Reply #10 on: June 22, 2014, 01:03:32 PM »
Using M36 turrets to rearm T-54/55s "relegated to mechanic training roles"?


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Re: M10/M18/M36
« Reply #11 on: June 23, 2014, 04:51:10 AM »
Is it wrong that that looks soooooo right?  8)
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Re: M10/M18/M36
« Reply #12 on: July 08, 2014, 09:13:07 PM »
Would a 17pdr fit in an M-18?

Actually imagine an M-18 with Ford GAA V8, 17pdr, thicker armour and a roofed turret.

Offline Logan Hartke

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Re: M10/M18/M36
« Reply #13 on: July 08, 2014, 09:50:33 PM »
I don't see why not. As for the other modifications, that's really getting into the realm of a different vehicle altogether. It'd then need heavier, wider suspension, etc. You basically want a T23 with a 17pdr, don't you?



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Re: M10/M18/M36
« Reply #14 on: July 08, 2014, 10:08:19 PM »
Not that big or heavy, rather an increase in frontal armour to say 3" and side to 1 1/2 or 2".  Wider tracks yes but no increase in overall dimensions.

Offline Logan Hartke

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Re: M10/M18/M36
« Reply #15 on: July 08, 2014, 11:03:41 PM »
Then you want an M41 with a 17pdr? Even then, though, it only had frontal armor of 1.5 inches at most. It was still over 23 tons. The T23E3 had about 3 inches of frontal armor at its thickest and it was about 30 tons. I really think you're looking for the T23E3 with a 17pdr.

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Re: M10/M18/M36
« Reply #16 on: October 26, 2014, 09:25:08 AM »
Hum...... is it just me or did they put a new, bigger gun into this Hellcat, too?
« Last Edit: October 26, 2014, 09:29:49 AM by dy031101 »
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Offline Jacques Deguerre

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Re: M10/M18/M36
« Reply #17 on: October 31, 2014, 01:05:33 AM »
Hum...... is it just me or did they put a new, bigger gun into this Hellcat, too?
Possibly a French 90 mm? Come to think of if, that looks like a new turret as well.

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Re: M10/M18/M36
« Reply #18 on: December 01, 2015, 09:38:46 PM »
Hum...... is it just me or did they put a new, bigger gun into this Hellcat, too?
Possibly a French 90 mm? Come to think of if, that looks like a new turret as well.

Found a side view.

I think it's still the old turret, but with gun trunnion moved forward.
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Re: M10/M18/M36
« Reply #19 on: December 02, 2015, 03:11:53 AM »
All hail the God of Frustration!!!

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Re: M10/M18/M36
« Reply #20 on: December 02, 2015, 08:13:37 AM »
So where is that upgrade from and what came of it?
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Re: M10/M18/M36
« Reply #21 on: December 02, 2015, 11:33:14 AM »
So where is that upgrade from and what came of it?

Allegedly Venezuelan vehicles upgraded by former Yugoslavia.

As for what came of the upgrade programme...... good question.
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Offline Logan Hartke

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Re: M10/M18/M36
« Reply #22 on: December 12, 2015, 12:37:11 PM »






Well, this one was new to me. Some pretty good whif potential here.

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Re: M10/M18/M36
« Reply #23 on: December 13, 2015, 02:34:50 AM »
Some pretty good whif potential here.

Wikipedia entry of M50 and M51 Shermans claimed that Israel also had some of those when they made the M50.
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Offline Logan Hartke

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Re: M10/M18/M36
« Reply #24 on: December 13, 2015, 04:53:52 AM »
As I understand it, they were the backup in case the M50 program didn't work out.

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