±Recent Visitors

Recent Visitors to Com-Central!

±User Info-big


Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: scheear
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 6590

People Online:
Members: 1
Visitors: 143
Total: 144
Who Is Where:
 Members:
 Visitors:
01: Community Forums
02: Community Forums
03: Community Forums
04: Community Forums
05: Community Forums
06: Community Forums
07: Community Forums
08: Community Forums
09: Community Forums
10: Photo Gallery
11: Community Forums
12: Community Forums
13: Community Forums
14: Community Forums
15: Community Forums
16: Community Forums
17: Home
18: Community Forums
19: Photo Gallery
20: Community Forums
21: Community Forums
22: Community Forums
23: Community Forums
24: Community Forums
25: Photo Gallery
26: Photo Gallery
27: Community Forums
28: Community Forums
29: Community Forums
30: Community Forums
31: Community Forums
32: Photo Gallery
33: Community Forums
34: Photo Gallery
35: Community Forums
36: Photo Gallery
37: Photo Gallery
38: Community Forums
39: Community Forums
40: Community Forums
41: Community Forums
42: Photo Gallery
43: Community Forums
44: Community Forums
45: Community Forums
46: Photo Gallery
47: Community Forums
48: Community Forums
49: Photo Gallery
50: Community Forums
51: Community Forums
52: Community Forums
53: Community Forums
54: News
55: Community Forums
56: Community Forums
57: Community Forums
58: Community Forums
59: Community Forums
60: Community Forums
61: Photo Gallery
62: Community Forums
63: Photo Gallery
64: Community Forums
65: Community Forums
66: Community Forums
67: Community Forums
68: Community Forums
69: Community Forums
70: Community Forums
71: Photo Gallery
72: Community Forums
73: Photo Gallery
74: Photo Gallery
75: Photo Gallery
76: Community Forums
77: Community Forums
78: Community Forums
79: Community Forums
80: Community Forums
81: Photo Gallery
82: Community Forums
83: Community Forums
84: Photo Gallery
85: Community Forums
86: Community Forums
87: Photo Gallery
88: Community Forums
89: Home
90: Community Forums
91: Community Forums
92: Community Forums
93: Photo Gallery
94: Community Forums
95: Community Forums
96: Downloads
97: Community Forums
98: Community Forums
99: Community Forums
100: Photo Gallery
101: Community Forums
102: Community Forums
103: Community Forums
104: Community Forums
105: Community Forums
106: Community Forums
107: Photo Gallery
108: Community Forums
109: Photo Gallery
110: Community Forums
111: Community Forums
112: Home
113: Community Forums
114: News Archive
115: Community Forums
116: Photo Gallery
117: Community Forums
118: Community Forums
119: Community Forums
120: Photo Gallery
121: Community Forums
122: Community Forums
123: Community Forums
124: Community Forums
125: Community Forums
126: Photo Gallery
127: Community Forums
128: Photo Gallery
129: Community Forums
130: Community Forums
131: Community Forums
132: Community Forums
133: Community Forums
134: Community Forums
135: Home
136: Community Forums
137: Community Forums
138: Community Forums
139: Photo Gallery
140: Photo Gallery
141: Community Forums
142: Community Forums
143: Photo Gallery
Hidden: 1
Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
Photos from Sinsheim Museum I took yesterday
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.
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page     Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board

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

Offline Offline
Joined: May 26, 2006
Posts: 2857
Location: Normandy, France
PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 2:57 am
Post subject: Photos from Sinsheim Museum I took yesterday

Here is the link :

Sinsheim Auto + Technik museum

More to come this afternoon and tomorrow !! (other vehicles, airplanes, trains etc..)

Pierre-Olivier

_________________
soldat_ryan @ hotmail.com

Looking for photos of Sherman manufacturer's plates
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Visit poster's website MSN Messenger
jcneel
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 23, 2006
Posts: 100
Location: Victoria, Texas
PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 6:02 am
Post subject: Re: Photos from Sinsheim Museum I took yesterday

Wow! What an amazing museum. Great photos!

Thanks for sharing - look forward to more.

Thanks P-O

Chris Neel
Back to top
View user's profile
Dontos
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 23, 2006
Posts: 3434
Location: Vine Grove, KY
PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 7:53 am
Post subject: Re: Photos from Sinsheim Museum I took yesterday

Very Cool. Thanks for posting them...

Don

_________________
"Gonna hold my breath until Armor returns home..."
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Visit poster's website AIM Address Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
the_shadock
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: May 26, 2006
Posts: 2857
Location: Normandy, France
PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 10:48 am
Post subject: Re: Photos from Sinsheim Museum I took yesterday

New photos added - Warbirds and some WW2 and modern AFVs stored outside. More to come !!

_________________
soldat_ryan @ hotmail.com

Looking for photos of Sherman manufacturer's plates
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Visit poster's website MSN Messenger
javalls
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 28, 2006
Posts: 29
Location: Rio de Janeiro - BR
PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 1:49 pm
Post subject: Re: Photos from Sinsheim Museum I took yesterday

Hi,

Amazing photos.
The unknown tank is one of the Leopard I prototypes.

Reagards,

J Valls
Back to top
View user's profile
Neil_Baumgardner
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 23, 2006
Posts: 3940
Location: Arlington, VA
PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 2:09 pm
Post subject: Re: Photos from Sinsheim Museum I took yesterday

J Valls, I was thinking the same thing... Any idea which series it is?

I note that the Ordnance Museum's Panzerjaeger II Marder II is no longer there...

Neil
Back to top
View user's profile
javalls
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 28, 2006
Posts: 29
Location: Rio de Janeiro - BR
PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 3:21 pm
Post subject: Re: Photos from Sinsheim Museum I took yesterday

According to J. Spielberger book - Leopard und ihre Abarten, it is the prototype A2. (see picture on page 16)

Valls
Back to top
View user's profile
the_shadock
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: May 26, 2006
Posts: 2857
Location: Normandy, France
PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 4:00 pm
Post subject: Re: Photos from Sinsheim Museum I took yesterday

- Neil_Baumgardner
J Valls, I was thinking the same thing... Any idea which series it is?

I note that the Ordnance Museum's Panzerjaeger II Marder II is no longer there...

Neil


It is in Kevin Wheatcroft's collection now, I've seen it when watching the "Tank Overhaul" show about the Panther restoration. Kevin also have the Panzer II which was previously in Munster. They might be returned to Aberdeen with the Tiger I.

P-O

_________________
soldat_ryan @ hotmail.com

Looking for photos of Sherman manufacturer's plates
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Visit poster's website MSN Messenger
the_shadock
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: May 26, 2006
Posts: 2857
Location: Normandy, France
PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 4:03 pm
Post subject: Re: Photos from Sinsheim Museum I took yesterday

- javalls
Hi,

Amazing photos.
The unknown tank is one of the Leopard I prototypes.

Reagards,

J Valls


There are two different tanks, Unknown 1 and Unknown 2.. so the both are Leopard prototypes?

P-O

_________________
soldat_ryan @ hotmail.com

Looking for photos of Sherman manufacturer's plates
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Visit poster's website MSN Messenger
bsmart
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 22, 2006
Posts: 2515
Location: Central Maryland
PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 4:06 pm
Post subject: Re: Photos from Sinsheim Museum I took yesterday

- the_shadock
- Neil_Baumgardner
J Valls, I was thinking the same thing... Any idea which series it is?

I note that the Ordnance Museum's Panzerjaeger II Marder II is no longer there...

Neil


It is in Kevin Wheatcroft's collection now, I've seen it when watching the "Tank Overhaul" show about the Panther restoration. Kevin also have the Panzer II which was previously in Munster. They might be returned to Aberdeen with the Tiger I.

P-O


As I understand it it is included in the same contract as the Tiger. I believe it will come back at the same time, but it is coming back to Aberdeen

_________________
Bob Smart ([email protected])
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail
Maple_Leaf_Eh
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 23, 2006
Posts: 517

PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 9:34 pm
Post subject: Re: Photos from Sinsheim Museum I took yesterday

What would the purpose be to paint triangle stripes on a Sherman without a gun? An observation tank - observing what?
Back to top
View user's profile
the_shadock
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: May 26, 2006
Posts: 2857
Location: Normandy, France
PostPosted: Mon Feb 05, 2007 12:00 am
Post subject: Re: Photos from Sinsheim Museum I took yesterday

That's the explanations, in German.. If someone can translate this it would be nice, but I can ask to a friend to do it..



P-O

_________________
soldat_ryan @ hotmail.com

Looking for photos of Sherman manufacturer's plates
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Visit poster's website MSN Messenger
Dontos
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 23, 2006
Posts: 3434
Location: Vine Grove, KY
PostPosted: Mon Feb 05, 2007 12:29 am
Post subject: Re: Photos from Sinsheim Museum I took yesterday

- the_shadock
That's the explanations, in German.. If someone can translate this it would be nice, but I can ask to a friend to do it..



P-O


As I understand the board on the left, it is modified (weapons removed..) to allow fire fighters close access to extinguish fires. (...or something like that...)

Can't really read sign on the right.

My conservational German is many years faded, but I can still translate (albiet quiet poorly)

Perhaps its time to head back over to rediscover my past and to relearn on my previous language skills....

Don
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Visit poster's website AIM Address Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
Joe_D
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 28, 2006
Posts: 2023
Location: Razorback Country
PostPosted: Mon Feb 05, 2007 1:10 am
Post subject: Re: Photos from Sinsheim Museum I took yesterday

Don, I can see the picture!!!
The sign says it that the gun was replaced with an armored glass observation port. The tank was made by US troops at the Meppen training area. Basically it was used for them to observe "Scharfsheissen" which means sharp shooting down range. I'm quite sure the concept was they could observe the strike of the round from down range and give adjustments when zeroing either tanks/direct fire weapons systems. That would explain the Hi-Vis paint job to prevent some one from shooting them. Both signs say about the same thing, the one on the right explains more in detail the zeroing process from what I can actually see. One sentence says " allowed crew to observe safely the strike of the rounds". No mention of it being used to put out fires or "Feurwehr" use. Guess they had the same problems then we do now observing shot strikes during screening and this was their answer. Service SABOT leaves a hole about the size of a Half Dollar, try finding the hole from 1500 meters with limited optics, real pain. (We screened all Service Sabot in 2003 at 1000 on Range 8 in Kuwait and still had some problems).

Joe D
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
the_shadock
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: May 26, 2006
Posts: 2857
Location: Normandy, France
PostPosted: Mon Feb 05, 2007 11:50 am
Post subject: Re: Photos from Sinsheim Museum I took yesterday

Album finished yet. I took some 700 pictures there and it was quite hard to make the choice of which pictures to publish. I added pics of guns, various vehicles, half-tracks, locomotives and various things..
Some titles are quite inaccurate, so if you could correct me, tell me which model it is, it would be nice (just tell me the number of the photo).

Pierre-Olivier

_________________
soldat_ryan @ hotmail.com

Looking for photos of Sherman manufacturer's plates
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Visit poster's website MSN Messenger
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board
Page 1 of 1
All times are GMT - 6 Hours



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