Re: [G104] Re: Comb on APG's M40 GMC...
- At 09:37 24-9-2005 -0400, Joe DeMarco wrote:
>The method used on Shermans by the Ford operated depots isAll I have seen is a rough sketch, but David Herbert recalls seeing a small
>described in the Chester Depot Directive.
>The cable was attached to each steering or brake lever, then it was
>threaded through a pulley on the interior, then out through a wooden plug
>in the bow mg port, & attached to the locking device, that they called
>a "pawl." There should be a pulley or something inside vehicles with combs,
>although, AFAIK, no one has ever posted a photo of the interior fitting(s)
>on a surviving tank. Have any owners noticed anything like that?
pulley behind the driver inside a Sherman and wondering what on earth that
was doing there. It would take many years before he found the answer in the
National Archives in Ottawa, Canada: