8324Re: [G104] Sherman - 3 Piece Bolted Nose Versus One Piece Nose
- Mar 3, 2009IIRC the 3 piece transmission cover provided a convenient shot trap - where
as the 1 piece transmission cover was better at deflecting incoming AT
rounds ( if this did happen ... )
3 piece - bolted
1 piece - cast
2009/3/3 ronlapp <ronlapp@...>
> I notice that some Shermans have a three piece bolted nose, while[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> others have a one piece cast nose. I am presuming that the one piece
> nose was developed later on in the war and was a preferred design to
> the three piece nose.
> Can someone provide some background information concerning the
> differences in the 3 piece and one piece nose?
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