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Armor/AFV: Vietnam
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M548 + M55 quad 50s
Frenchy
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Posted: Friday, May 18, 2018 - 02:37 PM UTC
Just came across another (new to me at least ) period picture of the famous Swamp Fox :



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RLlockie
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Posted: Friday, May 18, 2018 - 07:05 PM UTC
Excellent. The one Id seen in the Concord book looked a bit unconvincing to me but this one is more persuasive.

Thanks for posting it.
alchemymike
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Posted: Friday, May 18, 2018 - 10:21 PM UTC
love to see the Vietnam stuff
fhvn4d
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Posted: Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 05:40 AM UTC
aaannnd now I have another must build
jasegreene
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Posted: Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 08:57 AM UTC
Love this photo because I have never seen a photo of one of these guntrucks before.AFV did release one of these a good while back but I am sure they are long out of production.
white4doc
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Posted: Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 06:55 PM UTC
They're still out there in the suppliers in the US, the shop I work in just got two M548's in last week. I can check Stevens and MMD to see the availability to retailers when I go to work this morning if you want.
panamadan
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Posted: Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 07:08 PM UTC
didn't know this was a kit-
https://www.perthmilitarymodelling.com/reviews/vehicles/afvclub/afv35s32.htm
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Frenchy
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Posted: Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 07:34 PM UTC
Here's the other (well known) picture of Swamp Fox :



I wonder if the one in my first post shows an earlier configuration...The Quad gunner has a much better field of fire in the other configuration...

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Thomas_
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Posted: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 08:37 AM UTC
I'm not sure this will be helpfull...
for me, this article is confusiong me.
http://www.ndqsa.com/NLFeb2010g.pdf
the relevant article is starting on page 13.
cheers Tom
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