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Bergamo. Parco delle Rimembranze
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 11:56 am
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First shot:


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This one has some of those hard shadows at the rear:


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By the time I was able to take the "pole", the sun was disturbing again:


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Nice shots of a nice vehicle Massimo !
And I do love the poleshot
a couple of weeks ago a friend and I were tracing some bunkers and there we used your pole technique to get shots from above !

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 3:18 am
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I covered the artillery pieces into a dedicated thread:
www.com-central.net/in...ic&t=15881

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 6:40 am
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the main gun really looks real to me, do you know if it is a reproduction or an original one?

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I've seen a brochure from OTO Melara (who performed the restoration) saying the gun is original and was added by them during the recent restoration.
As you know, previously it was a fake, like the one in Lonate Pozzolo o Marsala.
Trevor has before/after pictures:
preservedtanks.com/Pro...6&Select=4

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I'm happy to read that an original gun was gathered with an original vehicle. Nice to see that spare parts are put together with vehicles that miss them.

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- Walter
Nice shots of a nice vehicle Massimo !
And I do love the poleshot


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He does take some nice snaps, doesn't he?

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Great pics, as always!

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