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PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2012 6:20 pm
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Here how the M44 was looking in August 2010:


M44 by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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I was there last Sunday together with Christoph Zimmerli of www.wheelsandtracks.com. We saw the recently restored M44, they did a pretty good job on it. Centurion ARV back from Sweden.
We managed to visit the workshop where we spotted for the first time a BMP-1 and BTR-60, plus a CMP truck under restoration, there were very cool artillery things I will report on the artillery forum.

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Thanks!

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You know I am not good at Dodge trucks... What's the exact model of this?



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I would say, Dodge WC3, because it has no winch behind the front bumper.

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Museum is closed in winter, but some pictures are available on the website.

Centurion ARV. This is a new aquisition, ex-swiss, ex-swedish tank:
www.militaer-museum.ch...large.html

looks like M44 is ready for display.
www.militaer-museum.ch...large.html

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 05, 2011 5:26 pm
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I can't id this Ford car either Sad
The one in the background is a nice Opel Blitz Ambulance, with Swiss Army markings



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You know I am not good at Dodge trucks... What's the exact model of this?



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FT-17 driver compartment. It's really a work of beauty:



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



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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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PostPosted: Mon Jul 04, 2011 6:45 pm
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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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Centurion M-78527. This tank doesn't belongs to the Museum, it's from the Verein Centurion association:



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LTL-H. Static shot with new paint job:



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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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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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