±Recent Visitors

Recent Visitors to Com-Central!

±User Info-big


Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: freaknikz
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 6598

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 75
Total: 75
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Community Forums
02: Community Forums
03: Community Forums
04: Community Forums
05: Community Forums
06: Community Forums
07: Community Forums
08: Photo Gallery
09: Community Forums
10: Community Forums
11: Member Screenshots
12: Photo Gallery
13: Community Forums
14: Home
15: Community Forums
16: Photo Gallery
17: Community Forums
18: Community Forums
19: Community Forums
20: Community Forums
21: Community Forums
22: Community Forums
23: Photo Gallery
24: Photo Gallery
25: Photo Gallery
26: Community Forums
27: Community Forums
28: Photo Gallery
29: Community Forums
30: Photo Gallery
31: Community Forums
32: Photo Gallery
33: Community Forums
34: Photo Gallery
35: Photo Gallery
36: Community Forums
37: Community Forums
38: Photo Gallery
39: Photo Gallery
40: Community Forums
41: Community Forums
42: Photo Gallery
43: Community Forums
44: Community Forums
45: Photo Gallery
46: Photo Gallery
47: Photo Gallery
48: Community Forums
49: Community Forums
50: Home
51: Community Forums
52: Community Forums
53: Community Forums
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: Photo Gallery
63: Community Forums
64: Community Forums
65: Downloads
66: Community Forums
67: Photo Gallery
68: Community Forums
69: Community Forums
70: Community Forums
71: Photo Gallery
72: News
73: Community Forums
74: Community Forums
75: Community Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
Saumur
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, 5 ... 23, 24, 25  Next
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page     Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board

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

Offline Offline
Joined: Apr 08, 2008
Posts: 4713
Location: Lugano, Switzerland
PostPosted: Sun Jan 09, 2011 11:41 pm
Post subject: Re: Saumur 2010

I totally agree on gun barrels that are pointed downward!

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

Offline Offline
Joined: May 26, 2006
Posts: 2865
Location: Normandy, France
PostPosted: Mon Jan 10, 2011 12:58 am
Post subject: Re: Saumur 2010

- Roy_A_Lingle

Nice looking T34. One thing I don't like is main gun barrels that are pointed downward. An AFV looks much better when the main gun is level or pointed up just a bit.

Thanks for great photos!
Sgt, Scouts Out!


anyway that is a fake barrel, and the mantlet is fake too.
I think that the Saumur museum has received an empty turret. You can see that some accessories on the hull (like the driver's hatch) are fake too.
However, they have another more complete turret in the reserves, with the original mantlet and barrel.

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
Massimo_Foti
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Apr 08, 2008
Posts: 4713
Location: Lugano, Switzerland
PostPosted: Mon Jan 10, 2011 2:41 am
Post subject: Re: Saumur 2010

I realized the driver's hatch is a fake, but failed to notice the barrel and mantlet are fakes too. Thanks for the pointer.

Massimo
Back to top
View user's profile
jtrowbridge5
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 23, 2006
Posts: 234

PostPosted: Mon Jan 10, 2011 6:00 am
Post subject: Re: Saumur 2010

A Quick look around Saumur,unfortunately nothing is quite like seeing it in person.
Put it on your list for something you must do
Dennis

jtrowbridge5.smugmug.c...5778_o8MD8
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail
Massimo_Foti
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Apr 08, 2008
Posts: 4713
Location: Lugano, Switzerland
PostPosted: Mon Jan 10, 2011 6:33 am
Post subject: Re: Saumur 2010

Dennis I had your gallery among my bookmarks already Smile

I realized just now that the 8.8 cm Flak was visible when you visited the Museum. I missed it both in 2001 and 2010. I remember at some point I saw its info board, but the gun was missing.

At which date you were there?
I wonder if P-O knows something more, maybe they are restoring/repainting the gun.

Massimo
Back to top
View user's profile
jtrowbridge5
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 23, 2006
Posts: 234

PostPosted: Mon Jan 10, 2011 8:09 am
Post subject: Re: Saumur 2010

massimo, was there in april 2008
Dennis
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail
Massimo_Foti
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Apr 08, 2008
Posts: 4713
Location: Lugano, Switzerland
PostPosted: Mon Jan 10, 2011 8:25 am
Post subject: Re: Saumur 2010

The 8.8 cm, together with the Panther under restoration, will be a good excuse to go back for another visit. Maybe to see the "Carousel" too.

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

Offline Offline
Joined: Apr 08, 2008
Posts: 4713
Location: Lugano, Switzerland
PostPosted: Mon Jan 10, 2011 8:27 am
Post subject: Re: Saumur 2010

Back to the pictures. T-34's engine:



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

Offline Offline
Joined: Apr 08, 2008
Posts: 4713
Location: Lugano, Switzerland
PostPosted: Mon Jan 10, 2011 8:33 am
Post subject: Re: Saumur 2010

Schneider CA1:



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

Offline Offline
Joined: Apr 08, 2008
Posts: 4713
Location: Lugano, Switzerland
PostPosted: Mon Jan 10, 2011 8:34 am
Post subject: Re: Saumur 2010

Hummel:



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

Offline Offline
Joined: Apr 08, 2008
Posts: 4713
Location: Lugano, Switzerland
PostPosted: Mon Jan 10, 2011 8:38 am
Post subject: Re: Saumur 2010

Panther ausf. A:



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

Offline Offline
Joined: Apr 08, 2008
Posts: 4713
Location: Lugano, Switzerland
PostPosted: Mon Jan 10, 2011 8:41 am
Post subject: Re: Saumur 2010

That weird painting on the wall doesn't help getting good pictures... But the Trippel is a cool and pretty rare vehicle:



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

Offline Offline
Joined: Mar 09, 2010
Posts: 615
Location: Arnhem
PostPosted: Mon Jan 10, 2011 11:13 am
Post subject: Re: Saumur 2010

Great pics Massimo
I really like the Trippel Schwimmwagen
You don't see them very often

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

Offline Offline
Joined: Apr 08, 2008
Posts: 4713
Location: Lugano, Switzerland
PostPosted: Mon Jan 10, 2011 12:44 pm
Post subject: Re: Saumur 2010

Now that I think about it, that's the only Trippel I ever seen

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

Offline Offline
Joined: Apr 08, 2008
Posts: 4713
Location: Lugano, Switzerland
PostPosted: Mon Jan 10, 2011 12:44 pm
Post subject: Re: Saumur 2010

Centaur:



Massimo
Back to top
View user's profile
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board
Page 4 of 25
All times are GMT - 6 Hours
Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ... 23, 24, 25  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