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8332Re: Sherman - 3 Piece Bolted Nose Versus One Piece Nose

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  • heller1959
    Mar 5 8:08 AM
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      Hi
      I read somewhere that the multipart transmission was also prone to misalignement - with bad results on the transmission itself and its train of gears.
      HTH

      --- In G104@yahoogroups.com, "ronlapp" <ronlapp@...> wrote:
      >
      > Dirk,
      >
      > Thanks for the explanation. Much appreciated.
      >
      > Ron
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In G104@yahoogroups.com, Dirk Lombard <dirk.lombard@> wrote:
      > >
      > > IIRC 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
      > > > 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?
      > > >
      > > > Thanks.
      > > >
      > > > Ron
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
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      > >
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