A VERY interesting comparison!

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Mark
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A VERY interesting comparison!

Post by Mark » Wed Jan 14, 2015 10:18 am

Customer of mine found this on YT, I have not seen it before and found it very interesting.

http://youtu.be/SmXEly5_u38

Hardly surprising the result, but nice to see some WW2 Tanks being given the beans!
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Re: A VERY interesting comparison!

Post by saracen » Wed Jan 14, 2015 11:33 am

Nice find :D

I'm surprised at how much the Panther's tracks flap around at speed, though I guess it's not surprising with no return rollers to control it.

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Re: A VERY interesting comparison!

Post by KWK088 » Wed Jan 14, 2015 10:58 pm

VERY interesting!

Mark thanks for posting this, new to me.
That Panther is in Munster today in running condition but with a diesel engine.
We gave her as a gift to the new West German nation in the early 1960-ties

Somehow someone switched the position on the exhaust pipes and placed the lhs ones with the 2 cooling pipes on the rhs.
The video shows that the exhausts was as on all Panther Ausf A and this is the first fotage I have seen showing the rear on that Panther, very nice as that exhaust enigma has been a gem for me.
Hope the Munster guys will correct that error as it look sooo wrong.

The Firefly and Churchill is still here in Sweden preserved and at least the Firefly is on display at our national tank museum.

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Kent
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Re: A VERY interesting comparison!

Post by [ICE]monkey » Mon Jan 19, 2015 5:35 pm

very interesting, thanks for posting
blitzkrieg panzer IV , mark 1 tiger II
on second thoughts lets not go to Camelot ,it is a silly place

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