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LT vz.35 / PzKpfw 35(t) restoration
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 24, 2011 11:47 am
Post subject: LT vz.35 / PzKpfw 35(t) restoration

As some of you may already know, the LT-35 from Aberdeen got back to the Czech Republic a three years ago. Since then, it's part of the collection in the Lešany Military Museum and from the beginning it was planned to be completely restorated into to the fully running condition. At the present time the restoration is almost done. In only two or three weeks it should be completed. The LT-35 is gonna have it's original camouflage which the tank had during it's service in the Czechoslovakian army in 1938.

And just for a note, also one of the two M-36's which Lešany got from Slovenia is under restoration right now. It hasn't been said yet when is the LT-35 gonna be presented for the public after the restoration, but I suppose it will happen on this year's 'Tank Day' or maybe even on the 'Opening Day' already next month.



source: zpravy.idnes.cz/modry-...zpravy_sot
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 24, 2011 3:10 pm
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Did this tank arrive empty from Aberdeen?
No engine, no transmission?

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 24, 2011 3:58 pm
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No, it was equipped with engine and transmission of course, but it was in quite a bad shape, the interior was all rusty. The engine itself is gonna be mounted later in the museum (the tank is being restorated on different place).
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 24, 2011 6:09 pm
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Adamicz,
Thanks for the info. I was sorry to see it leave the Ordnance Museum, but excited that it will be restored.

Have any additional interesting pieces of its history been found inside?

Neil
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 24, 2011 9:11 pm
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I also hated seeing it leave Aberdeen. It provided a key link in the tours I gave of the collection there. That said I am glad to see that it is getting the care it deserves and if possible pass on my respects to the folks now entrusted with its care.

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 25, 2011 12:11 pm
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Very good news
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2011 5:46 am
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Another Czech restoration:

arsenalen.se/en/renov37mhi.aspx

The tank was recovered from a private collector in Sweden a few years ago and sold to the Tank Museum in Lesany.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2011 11:57 am
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Dear Sirs,
here are some photos from the beginning of restoration work.

%20 Rusted%20inside%20 Beginning%20of%20reconstruction%20of%20the%20interior%20

After derusting



Photographs from the collection Difrology Club.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2011 4:03 pm
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This is one hell of WD40 advert Smile
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 27, 2011 2:48 pm
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WD40 ...
Blah, blah, blah ... Only hard manual labor.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 28, 2011 1:11 am
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- Landsverk
Another Czech restoration:

arsenalen.se/en/renov37mhi.aspx

The tank was recovered from a private collector in Sweden a few years ago and sold to the Tank Museum in Lesany.


It was a monument tank at an armor regiment, when the regiment was disbanded the tank was put in storage prior to being shipped to the Czech republic as a gift. I think you got it mixed up with some other tank/tankette?

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 28, 2011 10:16 am
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- Rikard_Hufschmied
- Landsverk
Another Czech restoration:

arsenalen.se/en/renov37mhi.aspx

The tank was recovered from a private collector in Sweden a few years ago and sold to the Tank Museum in Lesany.


It was a monument tank at an armor regiment, when the regiment was disbanded the tank was put in storage prior to being shipped to the Czech republic as a gift. I think you got it mixed up with some other tank/tankette?


No, I am 100% sure - there are 9 "complete" Tankettes in total. 8 in different museums in Sweden and this one in Lesany.
This tank was sold to an Army officer in the 70's, many years later it was sold to a collector who kept it in his garden until 2006 when it was sold to the Museum in Lesany, together with a wreck from a range.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 29, 2011 2:23 am
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- Rikard_Hufschmied
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Another Czech restoration:

arsenalen.se/en/renov37mhi.aspx

The tank was recovered from a private collector in Sweden a few years ago and sold to the Tank Museum in Lesany.


It was a monument tank at an armor regiment, when the regiment was disbanded the tank was put in storage prior to being shipped to the Czech republic as a gift. I think you got it mixed up with some other tank/tankette?


No, I am 100% sure - there are 9 "complete" Tankettes in total. 8 in different museums in Sweden and this one in Lesany.
This tank was sold to an Army officer in the 70's, many years later it was sold to a collector who kept it in his garden until 2006 when it was sold to the Museum in Lesany, together with a wreck from a range.


Ah, my mistake. I stand corrected. Thanks for setting me straight!

Cheers,
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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2011 3:15 am
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New pictures of the inside of the hull repairs.

%20 The%20signal%20panel%20tank%20commander.%20 %20 Inside%20the%20hull.%20 Military%20Technical%20Museum%20-%20Lešany Photos%20from%20Tuesday,%20the%2017th%20May%202011%20after%20two%20o'clock%20PM.%20Tank%20returned%20to%20the%20museum%20after%201%20stage%20repair. Now%20waiting%20to%20be%20repaired%20engine. %20 %20 %20 Tank%20engine%20was%20not%20plugged%20into%20the%20exhibition%20hall%20number%201.%20 %20

In the foreground gun: 4.7 cm kanon PUV vz. 38 (Model 1938, Skoda type A-5).


Photographs from the collection Difrology Club.


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Great work!

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