±Recent Visitors

Recent Visitors to Com-Central!

±User Info-big


Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: TylerK93
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 6591

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 104
Total: 104
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Photo Gallery
02: Community Forums
03: News
04: Community Forums
05: Community Forums
06: Community Forums
07: Member Screenshots
08: Downloads
09: Community Forums
10: Photo Gallery
11: Community Forums
12: Photo Gallery
13: Community Forums
14: Community Forums
15: Member Screenshots
16: Community Forums
17: Photo Gallery
18: Community Forums
19: Photo Gallery
20: Community Forums
21: Home
22: Photo Gallery
23: Community Forums
24: Community Forums
25: Community Forums
26: Community Forums
27: Community Forums
28: Community Forums
29: Community Forums
30: Photo Gallery
31: Community Forums
32: Community Forums
33: Community Forums
34: Community Forums
35: Community Forums
36: Community Forums
37: Community Forums
38: Community Forums
39: Photo Gallery
40: Community Forums
41: Community Forums
42: Photo Gallery
43: Photo Gallery
44: Community Forums
45: Community Forums
46: Community Forums
47: Community Forums
48: Photo Gallery
49: Community Forums
50: Community Forums
51: Photo Gallery
52: Community Forums
53: Photo Gallery
54: Community Forums
55: Community Forums
56: Community Forums
57: Community Forums
58: Community Forums
59: Community Forums
60: Community Forums
61: Community Forums
62: Community Forums
63: Photo Gallery
64: Home
65: Community Forums
66: Photo Gallery
67: Community Forums
68: Community Forums
69: Community Forums
70: Community Forums
71: Community Forums
72: Photo Gallery
73: Community Forums
74: Your Account
75: Community Forums
76: Photo Gallery
77: Community Forums
78: Photo Gallery
79: Community Forums
80: Community Forums
81: Community Forums
82: Downloads
83: Community Forums
84: Community Forums
85: Photo Gallery
86: Photo Gallery
87: Community Forums
88: Community Forums
89: Downloads
90: Photo Gallery
91: Photo Gallery
92: Community Forums
93: Community Forums
94: Photo Gallery
95: Community Forums
96: News
97: Photo Gallery
98: Home
99: Community Forums
100: Community Forums
101: Photo Gallery
102: Community Forums
103: CPGlang
104: Community Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
Sofia. National museum of military history
The AFV ASSOCIATION was formed in 1964 to support the thoughts and research of all those interested in Armored Fighting Vehicles and related topics, such as AFV drawings. The emphasis has always been on sharing information and communicating with other members of similar interests; e.g. German armor, Japanese AFVs, or whatever.
Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4 ... 11, 12, 13  Next
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page     Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Costas_TT
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Feb 15, 2012
Posts: 386

PostPosted: Thu Oct 24, 2013 3:35 pm
Post subject: Re: Sofia. National museum of military history

I was apparently right about the car, i.e. it's a Kfz. 15 (Auto Union/Horch 40 or Opel EFm). As for the truck, the best guess I can come up with is that it's part of the Mercedes-Benz L3000 series. Finally, the car behind the Ursus is a Škoda 1101 VO.

_________________
1/72 and 1/76 scale fanatic.
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
Massimo_Foti
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Apr 08, 2008
Posts: 4608
Location: Lugano, Switzerland
PostPosted: Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:38 am
Post subject: Re: Sofia. National museum of military history

Thanks!
Back to top
View user's profile
Costas_TT
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Feb 15, 2012
Posts: 386

PostPosted: Fri Oct 25, 2013 6:15 am
Post subject: Re: Sofia. National museum of military history

You are welcome and, in turn, thanks for the interesting (to say the least) challenge.

_________________
1/72 and 1/76 scale fanatic.
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
Asbjoern
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Nov 08, 2012
Posts: 39
Location: Germany
PostPosted: Fri Oct 25, 2013 7:59 am
Post subject: Re: Sofia. National museum of military history

For sure it is good that someone put all these softskins in this collection long ago when they would ghave been scrapped elswere ...but sad that they are still in the open left to dacay faster and faster. Now they still have enough solid structure to be restored - but only some years in future they will be beyond recovery.

Jens
Back to top
View user's profile
Massimo_Foti
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Apr 08, 2008
Posts: 4608
Location: Lugano, Switzerland
PostPosted: Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:15 pm
Post subject: Re: Sofia. National museum of military history


2S1 Gvozdika by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
Back to top
View user's profile
Massimo_Foti
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Apr 08, 2008
Posts: 4608
Location: Lugano, Switzerland
PostPosted: Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:24 pm
Post subject: Re: Sofia. National museum of military history


2S3 Akatsiya by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
Back to top
View user's profile
Costas_TT
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Feb 15, 2012
Posts: 386

PostPosted: Fri Oct 25, 2013 1:32 pm
Post subject: Re: Sofia. National museum of military history

Massimo, while you were in Sofia, did you happen to run across any indication as to exactly what machine gun they fitted on the locally modified loader's hatch of their T-34-85 medium tanks? I have found pics of the hatch and post mount, but not the weapon itself. Although, I suspect that for reasons of commonality it could be a DT type.

_________________
1/72 and 1/76 scale fanatic.
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
Massimo_Foti
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Apr 08, 2008
Posts: 4608
Location: Lugano, Switzerland
PostPosted: Fri Oct 25, 2013 1:38 pm
Post subject: Re: Sofia. National museum of military history

There were four T-34/85s inside the Museum, none of them have a machine gun on loader's hatch. Sorry.

Massimo
Back to top
View user's profile
JimWeb
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 23, 2006
Posts: 1434
Location: The back of beyond
PostPosted: Fri Oct 25, 2013 2:26 pm
Post subject: Re: Sofia. National museum of military history

The machine gun on the top of their T34s was a 50cal.

_________________
TTFN
Jim

If your not a member of JED then your
not serious about anything military..

***********************
www.jedsite.info
JED Military Equipment
***********************
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website ICQ Number
Costas_TT
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Feb 15, 2012
Posts: 386

PostPosted: Sat Oct 26, 2013 5:41 am
Post subject: Re: Sofia. National museum of military history

- Massimo_Foti
There were four T-34/85s inside the Museum, none of them have a machine gun on loader's hatch. Sorry.

Massimo


I have seen some photos of the museum's tanks and that's why I mentioned "indication", that is any photos or whatever in the museum's collection. Well, never mind.

- JimWeb
The machine gun on the top of their T34s was a 50cal.

Are you sure, Jim? I have seen a few pictures of a turret used as part of a bunker and the pintle's clamp does not look like it fits a 50.

_________________
1/72 and 1/76 scale fanatic.
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
JimWeb
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 23, 2006
Posts: 1434
Location: The back of beyond
PostPosted: Sat Oct 26, 2013 6:10 am
Post subject: Re: Sofia. National museum of military history

The HVO did put DSHKs on a couple of vehicles but not many.


_________________
TTFN
Jim

If your not a member of JED then your
not serious about anything military..

***********************
www.jedsite.info
JED Military Equipment
***********************
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website ICQ Number
JimWeb
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 23, 2006
Posts: 1434
Location: The back of beyond
PostPosted: Sat Oct 26, 2013 6:33 am
Post subject: Re: Sofia. National museum of military history

- JimWeb
The machine gun on the top of their T34s was a 50cal.



_________________
TTFN
Jim

If your not a member of JED then your
not serious about anything military..

***********************
www.jedsite.info
JED Military Equipment
***********************
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website ICQ Number
Massimo_Foti
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Apr 08, 2008
Posts: 4608
Location: Lugano, Switzerland
PostPosted: Sat Oct 26, 2013 6:44 am
Post subject: Re: Sofia. National museum of military history


ATS-59 G by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
Back to top
View user's profile
Massimo_Foti
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Apr 08, 2008
Posts: 4608
Location: Lugano, Switzerland
PostPosted: Sat Oct 26, 2013 6:44 am
Post subject: Re: Sofia. National museum of military history


ATS-712 by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
Back to top
View user's profile
Costas_TT
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Feb 15, 2012
Posts: 386

PostPosted: Sat Oct 26, 2013 11:16 am
Post subject: Re: Sofia. National museum of military history

- JimWeb
The HVO did put DSHKs on a couple of vehicles but not many.

In%20the%20case%20you%20mentioned,%20they%20used%20the%20entire%20loader's%20hatch%20from%20the%20T-54/55,%20complete%20with%20mount. The%20Bulgarian%20hatch%20was%20a%20locally%20made%20modification:
and also:
picasaweb.google.com/l...y1DsTcP1IQ

_________________
1/72 and 1/76 scale fanatic.
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board
Page 3 of 13
All times are GMT - 6 Hours
Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4 ... 11, 12, 13  Next



Jump to:  


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum