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16 minutes ago, Mighty_Zuk said:

That was a low jab mate.

 

I wasn't writing off conscripts as hobbyists.

I was just saying that they were probably conscripts as they often tends to get the older, minimalist gear (hence looking a bit wonky).

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3 hours ago, Scolopax said:

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First thought was that it was the VK4501 in its testing days, but that's a Bergepanzer Tiger(P), right? The recovery crane is not visible or installed yet.

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7 hours ago, Renegade334 said:

So...back to experimental weirdoes?

 

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Had to blur the model number and name, which were stencilled on the side...

 

Thanks!

 

That's a really neat picture of a really neat vehicle. I didn't have that one.

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8 minutes ago, Renegade334 said:

 

First thought was that it was the VK4501 in its testing days, but that's a Bergepanzer Tiger(P), right? The recovery crane is not visible or installed yet.

A Burger you say? Hmmm.

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9 minutes ago, Renegade334 said:

 

First thought was that it was the VK4501 in its testing days, but that's a Bergepanzer Tiger(P), right? The recovery crane is not visible or installed yet.

Yep.  Intentional trick there.

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4 minutes ago, roguetechie said:

 

Thanks!

 

That's a really neat picture of a really neat vehicle. I didn't have that one.

 

You have even more neat pictures of the Lockheed XM808 Twister in Hunnicutt's Armored Car - A History of American Wheeled Combat Vehicles, but pretty much everything penned by Hunnicutt, reprint or not, is rather pricey nowadays.

 

I'll pass the baton to someone else for the next picture, I'm kinda short on hard-to-recognize vehicles ATM.

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13 minutes ago, roguetechie said:

Yeah I have digital copies of the books because while I do ok, I definitely don't do well enough to afford dead tree versions of his books.

 

Well, you can find that picture on p.216 of Armored Car. So, you see, you actually had it all along. :)

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1 hour ago, Walter_Sobchak said:

 

 

This is from Denmark, May of 1945

 

They're Renault UEs that apparently where converted into security vehicles by the Germans and are here in use by Danish resistance forces.  I've seen some similar version that was also a result of German re-purposing, but this one is new and interesting to me.

 

 

 

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On 7/1/2018 at 12:07 AM, Collimatrix said:

 

I was hoping at least one person would say AMX-13, but yes, that is an SK-105.

 

I'm confused, is posting pictures of armored fighting vehicles illegal in Denmark?

I'm posting from my phone so posting pictures is a little annoying.

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21 hours ago, Scolopax said:

 

They're Renault UEs that apparently where converted into security vehicles by the Germans and are here in use by Danish resistance forces.  I've seen some similar version that was also a result of German re-purposing, but this one is new and interesting to me.

 

 

 

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That would be a Henschel HWK 13, a light scout tank that was a relative of the HWK 11 APC.

 

 

Someone else can go.  I don't know any obscure tanks.

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3 hours ago, Xoon said:

Finally got some internet again. So I have a hard one for you guys. 

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What makes this Landsverk L-120 unusual? 

This one was given to Norway and fitted with a Browning M1917 and it wasn't that hard since its most of what's talked about on the L-120 wikipage 

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