ISU-152/122 hatch periscopes ?

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ISU-152/122 hatch periscopes ?

Joined: January 10th, 2012, 5:56 pm

May 10th, 2012, 2:43 pm #1

Question 1

Can anybody post a picture (or a link) of the periscope/periscopes in use in the soviet ISU-152/122 as I've got open hatches on my Dragon version so need to scratch some

or I guess a decent sized pic on the Tamiya part, as I see they are in their kit, but none of the sprue images I've seen on the web are large enough, or well lit enough to make out the detail

and on a related note

Question 2

Were the periscopes fitted permenantly (they don't seem to fold away, and stick out a fair way and could get damaged by crew climing in and out)?

or were they removed and stowed when driving in the 'hatch open' state and only fitted when at risk of combat ?
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Joined: December 10th, 2011, 6:47 am

May 11th, 2012, 6:14 am #2

Hello!





Periscope was formed in half -

http://shot.qip.ru/008ozN-1zd5ybanO/
Aleksandr Gladchenkov
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Joined: January 10th, 2012, 5:56 pm

May 11th, 2012, 10:39 am #3

cheers for those, just what I needed
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Joined: November 27th, 2008, 7:30 am

May 11th, 2012, 5:15 pm #4

Hello!





Periscope was formed in half -

http://shot.qip.ru/008ozN-1zd5ybanO/
Yes, these are MK-4 periscope and it's modern variations.
Also You can see original MK-4 drawing from ISU-152 manual here:

http://www.armorama.com/modules.php?op= ... 439&page=1

Note some differencies of that MK-4 with periscopes, shown here.
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