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  1. It certainly looks like a radial Sherman all the rear top deck looks correct and the rear plate has the cut out for the cranking handle (round rod with a pin through it) do you have a picture of the cutaway that is on the rear plate that you say is associated with radials. Grizzly cast hull Sherman's do have a scalped out section on the rear centre top. why I do not know?
  2. Hi was wondering the view of at what point a m51 becomes another model ie if the turret and gun is changed to a 76mm is it then it should be called a a m4a1 76 hvss? (That's if it was a radial) can it now be called for simplisty a m4 Sherman which after all it was before Israeli got hold of it and changed it from its war time guise. i think it is excepted that the engine does not mater as I haven't heard the m4 Sherman's that are now running the vt8-460 cummins being referred to as a super Sherman!. i have also heard that a m51 should be restored to a m51 as that is what it is but I point out that is not what it is as it was changed in to that and going alone that line to restore to original should be how it left the production line?
  3. Hi so it might be ok if he gets a civi trailer for the 1/2 track will have to watch weights as only 40 ton gcw. thanks for the info
  4. Hi just gone through hole thread found the information I was after in the last post which was the curb weight with rack thanks for that. i know some one that wants a daf 8x6 drops to transport a M3a1 Stuart (12.9 tons combat weight)and tow a m5 half track on trailer behind. what train weight has a drops that is tested and plated in the uk?
  5. Hi just gone through hole thread found the information I was after in the last post which was the curb weight with rack thanks for that. i know some one that wants a daf 8x6 drops to transport a M3a1 Stuart (12.9 tons combat weight)and tow a m5 half track on trailer behind. what train weight has a drops that is tested and plated in the uk?
  6. I have a steam capstan winch of a ww2 ship about 3 tons and a engine about 2 tons near to Toronto would you have room and weight for these?
  7. Hi just called them,the smallest brake lining diameter they can bo is 300mm /12 inch. thanks for the heads up worth a try.
  8. Hi does anyone know of a company? or some one that does brake shoe grinding in the uk. or has any one got a brake shoe grinder for sale. have been looking at the Ammco 890 machine but I can only find in the USA for sale. the shoes I need doing are 9 inch thanks mark
  9. Nearest I can think of is 1/2" 18 tpi uns (unified special) used for special purposes is it a tapper thread or is it a flanged plug?
  10. Hi thanks Alastair for the link I don't know if it's the angle of the picture but looks like they removed the cheese wedge turret counter weights.
  11. Do you have a link to where the M10 is on display in Russia?
  12. So it is easier to to hire a 17 ton truck in the usa and drive to Canada and back which is what I have done (no Idp needed) then it is to drive to holland!
  13. Apparently motor vechiles over 2500 kgs gross vehicle weight have to be lit between sunset and sunrise and no parking 10 meters or less to a road junction. so in theory a l322 Range Rover which has a kerb weight of 2.7 ton needs lights on at night when parked!
  14. The test is done on the public road and the company uses 432 so it's not a one off the examiner knows the type of vechile used by this company just wondering if you had a choice company with 432 or company with cvrt would you be better off with cvrt as no possible kick backs?
  15. If you pass you h test in a vechile that is not legal on the road as people say on this form due to width ie 432 can you License ever be revoked ?
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