3567Re: [G104] Re: Commemorative (formerly Confederate) Air Force Sherman
- Feb 2, 2003In a message dated 2/2/03 1:33:47 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> Something is wrong about that turret. The mantlet-armorI've seen one like this elsewhere. The mantle, it's armor and
> and any pivot seem to be missing, and the barrel looks fake.
> Possible someone built a mockup? More than likely
the barrel were taken out for whatever reason. A flat steel plate was
put in it's place with what looks like a piece of pipe centered and
held with the travel-lock. I've seen another that used a 76mm
barrel, sans muzzlebreak, that was welded into the middle of a
flat steel plate. It's a real turret, just missing the weaponry.
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