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What's the turret on that Matilda tank?
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Well the turret is from an LVT(A)5 but somewhere along the way it appears to have gained a fake mantlet/gun and an M113 cupola?

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 15, 2012 7:44 am
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Very interesting lashup. My 2 Euro cents for the gun: If it's not a pipe, it could be a 76mm gun from a Saladin AC or a 3" howitzer from a Matilda CS.
Also, the Aussies really seem to have a penchant for kitbashing Matildas with other AFVs. Not too long ago, on the fotocommunity.de site, I found another picture of a Matilda, this time with a Staghound turret and a length of pipe for a gun.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 15, 2012 10:00 am
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Hi Folks!

From a model builder's view point, add two new possibles for a Matilda build.
Interesting!

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Any info on where the first Matilda with the LVT turret is located?
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Any info on where the first Matilda with the LVT turret is located?


that's also what I'm looking for.

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Dear Friends,
photo Australian Matilda tank & LVT (A) tower, posted Mr. "digger 67" of Flickr, with the text: "tank road side".

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How do you contact the owner of the pics if you are not a member of flickr?
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I guess you want to learn about the location? I'll take care of it for you.

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I guess you want to learn about the location? I'll take care of it for you.


Thanks Costas,
Yes, location would be good. It might be in visiting distance. Smile
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You're welcome. If he doesn't reply to the comment, I'll just send him a private message.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 21, 2012 1:07 pm
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Somewhat larger version of the Stagtilda pic:
view.stern.de/de/origi...5693.html?

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One more of the Stagtilda:

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