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Three Amigos in Overloon
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I was willing to bet it was a Caterpillar, it really looks like it. Thank a lot for setting me straight!

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Thank a lot for setting me straight!

Massimo


I can see that you are more accurate in identifying the models, for example I have an M32B3 where you have it identified as M32A1B3.

Note : the IS-2 is a model 1943, you can add this detail if you wish.

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I can see that you are more accurate in identifying the models, for example I have an M32B3 where you have it identified as M32A1B3.


I think I've got that from Michel's PDF or Trevor's website Laughing

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I was willing to bet it was a Caterpillar, it really looks like it. Thank a lot for setting me straight!

Massimo


I did some research and the International TD18, the Allis-Chalmers and the Cat all bear a freakish resemblance to each other. In fact, commercial versions acquired as artillery prime movers were known under the blanket designation of Heavy Tractor M1.

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Autocar U-7144-T by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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A pole shot to better see this unique vehicle:


Universal Carrier with Conger device by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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Renault FT-17 by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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I can see that you are more accurate in identifying the models, for example I have an M32B3 where you have it identified as M32A1B3.


I think I've got that from Michel's PDF or Trevor's website :lol:

Massimo


Michel's PDF also has it as M32B3 - however, M32A1B3 was converted from M32B3 by the addition of HVSS, and this one definitely has HVSS. I've put some notes here to remind myself of the different versions:

M32 Versions


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If no-one raises an objection I'll add this photo to the contributor pages for Walter and Michel - it's a neat shot.


As long as I keep getting the royalties, it's fine for me :lol:

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Done - and I'll double the royalties from now on!

Michel's Contributor Page

Walter's Contributor Page

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 06, 2012 11:51 am
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I can see that you are more accurate in identifying the models, for example I have an M32B3 where you have it identified as M32A1B3.


I think I've got that from Michel's PDF or Trevor's website Laughing

Massimo


Michel's PDF also has it as M32B3 - however, M32A1B3 was converted from M32B3 by the addition of HVSS, and this one definitely has HVSS. I've put some notes here to remind myself of the different versions


To be honest, I used the museum description plate Wink

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Ford GTB by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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Diamond T 975 by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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T17E1 Staghound bunker by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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Universal Carrier by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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