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PostPosted: Mon Jan 31, 2011 11:31 am
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What would this be designated as?

www.flickr.com/photos/...401474995/

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 31, 2011 12:33 pm
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I think it's a Stuart V Recce, which is the British designation.

Wikipedia says :
"Stuart Recce : Reconnaissance vehicle based on turretless Stuart."
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M3_Stuart#UK_variants

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 31, 2011 4:13 pm
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because of the raised engine cover, would this not be an M5 based vehicle making this a Stuart VI Recce Confused

I try to improve my knowledge about the US light tanks, so correct me if I'm wrong Mr. Green

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I'd never seen one before Sad

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 31, 2011 7:35 pm
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Hi Folks!

The M3A3 was a Stuart V, hull looks some what like a M5 from the front.

The M5 & M5A1 was a Stuart VI

"because of the raised engine cover," Michel nail it!

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 31, 2011 7:39 pm
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It's based on an M5A1 tank and in American markings, so it wouldn't be a "Stuart" at all! Smile

This looks to be a mock-up of a prototype US recon vehicle that was never fielded. The T-number escapes me.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 2:30 am
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A Full Tracked Reconnaissance Vehicle, T8E1, perhaps?
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 2:41 am
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It is nothing as elaborate! It was a British Army Stuart VI converted post war in to a 17 pdr gun tower. I put a new roof in for the previous owner and the vehicle restoration was completed by the current owner, in the drivers seat in the picture, as a recce vehicle but not based on anything in particular.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:15 am
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- tankbarrell
It is nothing as elaborate! It was a British Army Stuart VI converted post war in to a 17 pdr gun tower. I put a new roof in for the previous owner and the vehicle restoration was completed by the current owner, in the drivers seat in the picture, as a recce vehicle but not based on anything in particular.


serendipitously, I think you made a T8E1. Smile
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:40 am
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It is nothing more and nothing less than a turretless M5A1 Light Tank.

See www.mapleleafup.org/fo...php?t=1470 for some pictures of a Stuart VI Recce

And see replay.waybackmachine....recce.html for a surviving example
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