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The rivets are closer with boilerplate.

September 20 2005 at 4:41 AM
Shane Black  (Login horra)
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Response to Rivet pitch.

According to David Fletcher in British tanks 1915-1919. I do recall reading about a Mk2 that basically got shot up in one of the early 1917 battles in A new Excalibur by AJ Smithers which is an outstanding book. The explanation was that it wasn't armoured properly, more likely it was boilerplate.
If you didn't think those early crews were brave before, then you should now!
But going by this theory, the rivet pattern should be different between Bovvies Mk 1 and 2. But the Mk 1 and Mk 4 should be about the same and quite possibly the Mk 5 in certain places.

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