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  1. From BBC News. The British Army has 227 ageing Challenger 2 tanks. Only 148 of them will be modernised and they won't be entirely new. The Challenger 3 tank will use the existing chassis, but it will have a new digital turret and smoothbore gun. It will also have a more powerful engine. https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-shropshire-57025266
  2. No image but is this the correct part? https://pablanchard.co.uk/Military-Land-Rover-Ambulance-Front-Bumperette-577368
  3. Hopefully you will find these links helpful. http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=11516# https://hmvf.co.uk/topic/11853-shervick/ https://en.topwar.ru/139374-tanki-polya-i-arahis-tyazhelyy-traktor-vickers-shervick.html https://www.google.com/search?q=SHERVICK&client=ms-android-huawei&prmd=mvin&sxsrf=ALeKk00WJ1FjnBTuEOpmihAHxJWAa-SHmw:1620324992946&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiM3f_81LXwAhWjUhUIHROIAI4Q_AUoA3oECAIQAw&biw=360&bih=583#imgrc=ouPmEb8bD4f1bM
  4. Have you seen this reproduction? Triumph 3SW/5SW driver’s handbook; 100TC3 (32 p.) Original Reference: 40TR5 Year: WD Pages: 32 €5.14 Shipping €5.50 https://robvanmeel.nl/product-category/british-commonwealth/british-vehicles/motorcycles-triumph-british-vehicles/
  5. Reversing Direction - Magnetos https://www.themagnetoguys.co.uk/reversing-direction---magnetos Photo of a Lucas magneto. The set on the left is for anticlockwise rotation, the set on the right is for clockwise rotation.
  6. Another supplier:- https://hydraulicsonline.com/product-category/brands/danfoss/danfoss-steering-components-and-systems/
  7. Have you seen this company? https://hes.grouphes.com/steering-units?ppc_keyword=&gclid=CjwKCAjwj6SEBhAOEiwAvFRuKMicBcszh3vXMqLi0_OGv1_YWXujUFSSMTLZEdMFo6WEGHVePPErbRoC088QAvD_BwE
  8. An unusual camouflage design 😊
  9. A project for the Crich Tramway Village? https://www.tramway.co.uk/explore/exhibitions/
  10. Hopefully this time. https://www.exmoortrim.co.uk/lightweight-seat-back.html
  11. Are these the correct bases and backs? https://www.lrparts.net/da4305-standard-seat-kit-for-series-land-rover-in-black-vinyl-by-britpart-three-seat-bases-and-three-seat-backs.html Bases and backs also available as individual items.
  12. In practice the 'Dappled Pattern' became predominant and morphed into a series of interconnected circles which became known as the 'Mickey Mouse Ear' scheme, due to its similarity to the famous rodent's head! This resulted in a number of stylised designs and Camouflage Chart No 15 was issued in May 1943 to again standardise the pattern painting. It provided a series of colour images demonstrating an officially authorised pattern similar to the 'Foliage Pattern'. Previous designs, particularly the 'Mickey Mouse Ear' were hence forth forbidden. The complete article:- https://www.
  13. More reading:- The most common versions of M.T.P.46 were variants of the “Foliage” pattern and the unofficial “Mickey Mouse” variant of the Dapple pattern:- https://www.mafva.org/british-vehicle-camouflage-1939-45/ https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/airfixtributeforum/british-european-afv-colour-schemes-39-45-t18241-s15.html
  14. Not true MM but does this help? http://www.mapleleafup.net/forums/showthread.php?t=343
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