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PostPosted: Tue Jun 21, 2011 11:31 am
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Swiss Centurion Mk VII. This one wasn't on display in the past:



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M47 wreck outside the workshop. I would say it's not worth restoring:



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I copy this from another thread, to try and keep all the info inside a single place.

Things I saw for the first time in 2011:

- 24 mm Panzerabwehrbefestigungskanone 1938
A very cool version of the 24 mm for bunkers

- Berna 2VN
Swiss heavy truck

- Centurion M-78778
Swiss Centurion, there are now 3 on display

- Entpannungspanzer 65/88 M-78669
Swiss recovery tank. Museum got it in 2010

- M47 wreck outside the workshop

- M113 G Pz 63 M-73955
Engineering version. Arrived in 2011

- M113 Kdo Pz 63 M-73652
Command version. Arrived in 2010

- M113 Kdo Pz 63-73 M-74439
Same as above. arrived in 2011. People can visit the interiors and seat around too

- M113 Kran Pz 63 M-74616
Recovery version. Arrived in 2011

- M113 Mw Pz 64 M-74219
Mortar version. Arrived in 2011

- M113 Uem Pz 63 M-74299
Radio vehicle? Arrived in 2011

- Rotinoff Super Atlantic
Museum had this since 2003, but wasn't on display. It now has an heavy trailer with a Centurion on top behind it. Very cool!

- UAZ-469B
Arrived in 2010

- Unimog S
Museum had it since 2004. First time I see it on display

All in all, the Museum keep getting better

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 22, 2011 3:19 am
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AMX-13 105mm in 2009:



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 22, 2011 3:23 am
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AMX-13 105mm in 2011:



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 22, 2011 5:32 am
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AMX-13 105mm in 2011:


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What is that vehicle with the big gun just to the left of the AMX 13?

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 22, 2011 6:14 am
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What is that vehicle with the big gun just to the left of the AMX 13?


Panzerartillerie-Kanone 68
www.preservedtanks.com...p;Select=4

It's very tall and heavy

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 22, 2011 2:11 pm
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AMX SPG is one of the four vehicles acquired for trials (see r/n with leading zero), another one is in Thun:
www.preservedtanks.com...oryId=6430

It was a cosmetic restoration, most interior is missing (info from the Museum)

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 03, 2011 12:43 am
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I was there for the annual event. Here you can see a video of T-55 running:
www.flickr.com/photos/.../lightbox/

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 03, 2011 3:18 am
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LTL-H came out of the workshop just in time. You can see they were in a hurry by the missing rear r/n Smile
The tank has a new paint job, that matches the one used by Thun SHP. External fittings are better too. Not sure about the interiors.

Here you can see a video:
www.flickr.com/photos/.../lightbox/

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 03, 2011 11:48 pm
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LTL-H. Static shot with new paint job:



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PostPosted: Mon Jul 04, 2011 12:43 pm
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Centurion M-78527. This tank doesn't belongs to the Museum, it's from the Verein Centurion association:



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Centurion M-78520. This should belong to Verein Centurion as well, but I am not 100% sure:



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Renault FT-17 from Thun SHP was a guest star. It's always a pleasure to look at it:



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FT-17 engine. The tank was restored to running condition:



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