Tough one for the T-55 fans

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Tough one for the T-55 fans

Joined: September 13th, 2003, 7:20 am

September 26th, 2011, 1:54 pm #1

G'day all,
I was just going though a few (hundred) photo's, and came across this one.
Who's up for this challenge?

Cheers Jason



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Joined: February 9th, 2011, 11:44 pm

September 26th, 2011, 2:05 pm #2

flat plate armor is useful as supplemental armor. A turret casting, not so much.
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Joined: August 14th, 2004, 2:29 pm

September 26th, 2011, 2:10 pm #3

G'day all,
I was just going though a few (hundred) photo's, and came across this one.
Who's up for this challenge?

Cheers Jason



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Type 69, it has dome turret vent on roof top and vent slot at lower edge of turret

Andy
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Joined: September 16th, 2007, 3:11 pm

September 26th, 2011, 3:25 pm #4

G'day all,
I was just going though a few (hundred) photo's, and came across this one.
Who's up for this challenge?

Cheers Jason



Arms Corps Models
I would say that is a T59 with support for laser rangefinder.. are not supports to the basket of the turret or to smoke grenadee launcher ... I cannot speak of the skirting since they disappeared completely with the mudguard same

By the way, very good photo ... i want to see more!!!!!

When i was in Iraq, 2004, i saw several tanks to the looters had stolen pieces, on all wheels, as well as parts of the engine or the entire engine ... I also saw M36B1 they had been stolen pieces of the armor ... but none such as the photo see here ...

indeed, good armor, if the projectile does not touch any crew member, few damage will ....

regards

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Joined: August 14th, 2004, 2:29 pm

September 26th, 2011, 3:47 pm #5

also the Iraqi`s only had a handful of Type 59`s. Some had upgrades such as Laser range finder, IR equipment etc...but that vent slot id`s this tank as a type 69 to me. Quite a few type 69`s did not have boom armour, turret baskets etc.

Andy
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Joined: September 16th, 2007, 3:11 pm

September 26th, 2011, 4:03 pm #6

If I have been able to translate your words ... all that you say is by the vent/slot of the fan/vent protector of the turret (upside down dish)or???

If not, please i am so sorry ....

regards
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Joined: September 16th, 2007, 3:11 pm

September 26th, 2011, 4:10 pm #7

also the Iraqi`s only had a handful of Type 59`s. Some had upgrades such as Laser range finder, IR equipment etc...but that vent slot id`s this tank as a type 69 to me. Quite a few type 69`s did not have boom armour, turret baskets etc.

Andy
Revise my photos of tanks destroyed, i see that there are two different ventilation slots. thanks to teach the detail... you referring to these support of the protector??? Red arrow...



To compare, a T54B



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Joined: March 26th, 2006, 11:59 am

September 26th, 2011, 4:24 pm #8

G'day all,
I was just going though a few (hundred) photo's, and came across this one.
Who's up for this challenge?

Cheers Jason



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Re: I would say...
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Joined: November 6th, 2004, 2:40 pm

September 26th, 2011, 5:00 pm #9

Revise my photos of tanks destroyed, i see that there are two different ventilation slots. thanks to teach the detail... you referring to these support of the protector??? Red arrow...



To compare, a T54B


"vent slot at lower edge of turret"



Cheers,
/E
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Joined: September 16th, 2007, 3:11 pm

September 26th, 2011, 5:09 pm #10

ok.....Thank you Erik, in such a detail i never fixes ... apologize
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