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RE: [G104] AA .50cal "scissors" or "elevating" mount

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  • Hanno Spoelstra
    Thanks Kurt, I ll pass on the info. Regards, Hanno
    Message 1 of 7 , Jul 18, 2011
      Thanks Kurt,

      I'll pass on the info.

      Regards,
      Hanno


      At 06:29 13-7-2011 -0400, you wrote:
      >I'm pretty sure ORD 9 SNL A55 covers all sorts of MG mounts and is broken
      >into about 40 separate publications or "Volumes", so in a general sense the
      >guy who told him that is correct.
      >
      >
      >
      >The best way to start to identify it is to find the part numbers stamped or
      >cast into of some of the larger, but unique to that mount, parts.
      >
      >
      >
      >KL
      >
      >
      >
      >From: G104@yahoogroups.com [mailto:G104@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
      >HL.Spoelstra@...
      >Sent: Wednesday, July 13, 2011 4:26 AM
      >To: g104@yahoogroups.com
      >Subject: Re: [G104] AA .50cal "scissors" or "elevating" mount
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >Who has a copy of "SNL Ord-9 A-55"?
      >
      >See Doug's message below.
      >
      >Thanks & regards,
      >Hanno
      >
      >------------------------- Oorspronkelijk bericht -------------------------
      >Onderwerp: Re: [Fwd: [G104] AA .50cal "scissors" or "elevating" mount]
      >Van: "dgrev" <dgrev@... <mailto:dgrev%40iinet.net.au> >
      >Datum: Wo, 13 juli, 2011 8:05 am
      >Aan: HL.Spoelstra@... <mailto:HL.Spoelstra%40inter.nl.net>
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      >
      >Hanno
      >
      >> AFAIK they were not used on Shermans officially. But as soon as I state
      >> this someone will come up with a picture showing one in accidental use on
      >> a Sherman.
      >
      >There was a specific variant made specifically for the Sherman.
      >
      >I am told it is specified in the publication "SNL Ord-9 A-55"
      >
      >and I quote from the page which mentions the Greyhound mount
      >"A similar folding mount for the M4 Medium Tank is shown on Plate
      >116-1554".
      >
      >The problem being I only have the above information!
      >
      >I did track down one owner of the SNL, but he seems to have
      >dropped from sight and does not respond to emails.
      >
      >Do you know of anyone who would have that book?
      >
      >I have done many internet searches for it, but with no success.
      >
      >> So I have forwarded your question to the G104 mailing list. Will check if
      >> you get cc-d on the replies.
      >
      >Thanks for that.
      >
      >I have located this for the Stuart - scroll down to the 10th pic:
      >
      >http://www.armyjeeps.net/EricM5tank/1944_m5a1_stuart_light_tank.htm
      >
      >So the info provided by the bloke who responded to your email is
      >correct, the Stuart mount is totally different and is .30 specific.
      >
      >Regards
      >Doug
      >
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