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10 hours ago, DogDodger said:

Lord_James, the M4A1 was the cast-hull variant, so it wouldn't have the sharp edges on the upper hull. :)

 

Oh, yeah, sorry, brain must have stopped working for a couple seconds. 

 

11 hours ago, Jeeps_Guns_Tanks said:

I think that beautiful Sherman started out life as an M4A4, look at the wheel spacing at .42. 

 

Oh, ok. I wasn’t looking at the suspension, but the hull and turret. 

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8 minutes ago, Belesarius said:

I think all of them.  Tho that's not a Merkeva. That's a Namer.

 

I know it's Namer on the video but I wanted to ask about Merkava ;) Thanks anyway. 

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1 hour ago, Beer said:

Which generations of Merkava have this turret mortar? Has it been used often? 

Merkava 1 has an external mortar.

I believe that particular mortar fitted in the Namer turret is the same one as is in use in the Merk 4, which is slightly different from the one used in the Merk 2 and 3, pictured separately in LoooSeR's post.

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11 hours ago, N-L-M said:

Merkava 1 has an external mortar.

I believe that particular mortar fitted in the Namer turret is the same one as is in use in the Merk 4, which is slightly different from the one used in the Merk 2 and 3, pictured separately in LoooSeR's post.

 

Mk.2 and Mk.3 have different mortars.

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22 hours ago, VPZ said:

The one on the Mk.2 has muzzle-loading

Ok, what prevents you from muzzle loading the one on the other merks? Unless you mean muzzle loading only, in which case, no, the Merk 2 mortar can also be loaded from inside the tank, it has all the necessary mechanisms.

 

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2 hours ago, N-L-M said:

Ok, what prevents you from muzzle loading the one on the other merks? Unless you mean muzzle loading only, in which case, no, the Merk 2 mortar can also be loaded from inside the tank, it has all the necessary mechanisms.

 

 

Yes, only muzzle loading

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In this vid you can see the mortar in the background, it looks exactly the same as the one in the Merk 3 Ramlaen posted. I'm gonna want some source on it not being loadable from inside, this is the first time I've heard that particular claim.

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