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Thunderbolt VII

May 7 2012 at 9:41 PM
Mike Canaday  (Login mmcalc)
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Response to Drawings/photos of 4AD field modified MG mount

Here are some blurry stills of LTC Abrams tank.

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From the looks of it, it appears to be a pintle socket welded to the front of the armored periscope cover with a .30 caliber trunnion to hold the M1919 .30 machine gun. A periscope cover was later designed by ordnance to serve this function, presumably based on this modification.

Presumably the Ordnance version
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Installed on a Pershing:
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Mike Canaday

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  1. Hmmm... - Christian Paalsson on May 8, 2012, 2:45 AM
    1. gun yes, cradle no... - gary binder on May 8, 2012, 8:38 AM
      1. Ok, I suspected that. Thx. a lot for the info Gary!!! :) n/t - Christian Paalsson on May 9, 2012, 7:01 AM
      2. Re: gun yes, cradle no... - Tim Streeter on May 9, 2012, 11:38 PM
        1. good question... - gary binder on May 10, 2012, 10:30 AM

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