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AFV's Utrecht province
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.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 22, 2010 7:41 pm
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Had to go to Utrecht, and combined this with a visit to the cavalry museum in Amerfoort, and the mechanical workshop in Leusden.

First the Cavalry museum in Amersfoort;


Stored behind museum, Centurion fake r/n ''KX-14-86''. real r/n?


Stored behind museum. pre-serie/prototype? YPR-765 KY-37-00


Stored behind museum, Leopard 1V r/n KU-93-68


Leopard 1V turret behind a building near the museum

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 22, 2010 7:49 pm
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- L.Delsing
Had to go to Utrecht, and combined this with a visit to the cavalry museum in Amerfoort, and the mechanical workshop in Leusden.

First the Cavalry museum in Amersfoort;


Stored behind museum, Centurion fake r/n ''KX-14-86''. real r/n?


Lesley,
Maybe a different vehicle there, but what got my attention was the difference in weight classifications...any idea why that would be?

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M4A1

Is this the ''normal'' recoil brake for this type of gun?


M4A1

What type of gun is on this vehicle?




Leopard 1V facing the main gate, r/n KU-92-40


Named B-arco (pronounced ''barco'' which is short for bacardi rum - cola mix)

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My personal favourite, the Leopard 2A4. Your first love you never forget they say Wink

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 22, 2010 8:13 pm
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Inside bldg C/Landsverk bldg;









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PostPosted: Thu Jul 22, 2010 8:24 pm
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also inside the Landsverk bldg;








the s/n plate with serial number 6960





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PostPosted: Thu Jul 22, 2010 8:25 pm
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Hi Lesley!

Check your PM's, please, Sir.

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 22, 2010 9:13 pm
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Hello Doug,
MLC 56 should be the correct one on that tank.

Regards,
Lesley
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 22, 2010 10:28 pm
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Nice pics thanks for posting.............
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 23, 2010 2:53 am
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also inside the Landsverk bldg;



Oh! A Ram indoors! Good to see and good to know another one is in presentable shape.
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also inside the Landsverk bldg;



Oh! A Ram indoors! Good to see and good to know another one is in presentable shape.


I think it's this one and it's been moved indoors from where I caught it a few years ago...used to be near the Shermans and has the same number on the side.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 23, 2010 4:53 pm
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I think it's this one and it's been moved indoors from where I caught it a few years ago


It is one and the same, I think it moved inside somewhere in the first half of last year

When I visited the place in september 2009 it was already stored inside

Concerning the presentable state, that is only from the outside
The inside is an little less presentable Sad


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 23, 2010 5:00 pm
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Question concerning the Centurion turret, picture 17 in the row above

Does soem one know what version it belonged to Confused

It appears to be an 20pdr gun, so an Centurion Mk 3 perhaps

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 23, 2010 5:49 pm
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I think it's this one and it's been moved indoors from where I caught it a few years ago


It is one and the same, I think it moved inside somewhere in the first half of last year

When I visited the place in september 2009 it was already stored inside

Concerning the presentable state, that is only from the outside
The inside is an little less presentable Sad


Michel


Looks like they parked it where the Fennec (sp?) used to be.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 23, 2010 5:53 pm
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IIRC it can be a mk.3 or a mk.5 of which in the last the coax was changed to the US made M1919A4 .30 Browning mitrailleur and with a American radioset.

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Lesley

P.S. Michel check the personal mail here
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