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WW1 Tanks at the Brussels Army Museum

Discussion in 'Pre-World War 2 Armour' started by Ricky phpbb3, Aug 28, 2006.

  1. Ricky phpbb3

    Ricky phpbb3 New Member

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    There were 3 WW1 tanks:

    The FT-17:

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    A view inside, from the front
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    And proof that the big front wheel is made from wood:
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    The Whippet:

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    Complete with penetrated armour
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    And an open rear door…

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    The Mk.IV Male

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    Which also had open doors in the sponsoon:
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    They also had what appeared to be a mobilr shield against machine gun fire – it is tiny, less than knee-high:

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    I could be wrong,but we just might have pics of the majority of surviving FT-17's on this forum.
     
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    After meeting the Ft-17 in real life, I actually started liking it. But that couldn't keep our tankdesigners Ricky and Roel from summing several possible improvements...
     
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    cool stuff
     
  5. Ricky phpbb3

    Ricky phpbb3 New Member

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    I think it ended up being a Panther after we finished with it :grin:
     
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    Ricky can you get any pic's of the engine and entire engine compartment?

    I'm working on RPM kit and i would like to open up the engine. All i have are this pic's of US light tank in Patton museum but i'm not shure if the compartment and the engine are the same
     
  7. Ricky phpbb3

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    Hi TISO, I'm sorry but I doubt I will be going back to Brussels any time soon. Besides, the engine compartment was closed.

    Sorry
     

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