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I asked a question about the track on the M47 tank. Someone responded with the type of track and all of the other vehicles that used it. Can anyone help me find that thread? I can't find it Twisted Evil

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 16, 2009 8:19 am
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Mark,

Common M47 track was T84 series, which was narrower than the T97 and T142 of the M48/60 series.

The M53/55 SP Howitzer/Gun used the same track along with just about all the experimental Heavy T29/30 series tanks IIRC. There was an earlier version of track the M47 used that was steel with rubber backing, but not sure of it's designation.

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Thanks, Joe but I made a big mistake. I meant M41 track. It was used on several vehicles. Sorry. Confused

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Now that's a whole slew of vehicles there Shocked ,

Can't help you there, Love the M41 and how she looks, growing up those and M47's is what I thought tanks should look like. But I'm not that familiar with her.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 16, 2009 8:59 am
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- Joe_D
growing up those and M47's is what I thought tanks should look like.


Amen to that! Razz Ever since I first watched the movie "Battle of the Bulge" the M47 is in my top 5 tanks that I like. Mr. Green
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I couldn't find the old post but the same track was used on M41, M42, M59, M75 and others. Tried searching but no luck. Where's Doug? HELP!!!! Neutral

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 16, 2009 9:36 am
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T91E3, Center guide, single pin, steel with detachable rubber pad.

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 17, 2009 11:13 am
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Okay Jeff, I have to ask, what are you top five most liked tanks?
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 17, 2009 11:15 am
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Sherman
Panther
M60A2
Sheridan
M47

Razz

And that's just for 'tanks', which self-propelled tanks are my favorite type of AFV's. SU-100, Sturmgeschuetz, Jagdtiger, Sturmtiger, Jagdpanzer (I think you get the point). Rolling Eyes
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M60's
M48's
M47's
M46's
M26's

Mr. Green

Honorable mention,

Centurion

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M1IP
M1A1
M1
M1A2
T28

Honorable mention
Tiger II
M60A2
M4A3E2

Favorite AFV (non-tank catagory)
Ontos (duuuh!!)
Sd Kfz 223
Sd Kfz 234/4

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 17, 2009 2:13 pm
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Honorable mention:

MBT-70
Centurion
M36 & M36B1
T34/76 (1942)
M-42 Duster

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Anything that fires Shillelagh.

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...and to think I used to consider Jeff, Mark and Don were fairly rational guys. Rolling Eyes

They are now going on my "watch list".

Laughing

As the question is "most liked" tanks, here's my top five:

M60A1
M41
Centurion
Conquerer
Panther

Honorable mention-fantasy subsection-"balls of steel" battalion

T29-T34 Heavy Tanks (U.S.)

...and just to pre-empt and PO Bob:

M6
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1. Sherman EZ8
2. Chieftain
3. M47
4. Panther Ausf. G
5. King Tiger

really undecided on the order for my top 3...

6. M5A1
7. M1

assault gun/TD's
1. Jadgpanther
2. M10
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