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G-13. The state of the register
The AFV ASSOCIATION was formed in 1964 to support the thoughts and research of all those interested in Armored Fighting Vehicles and related topics, such as AFV drawings. The emphasis has always been on sharing information and communicating with other members of similar interests; e.g. German armor, Japanese AFVs, or whatever.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2012 3:41 am
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England
G-13 ?

www.arm-soft.com/ongoi.../index.php
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Since we've got some complains from people in the USA who own a G-13 and pretend it's an Hetzer, based only on the fact that it has a gasoline engine, I took a look back at the PDF and noticed ASPHM Association's tank, well, that one too is a G-13 since it has the StuK 40 gun, not the KwK 39 gun. You can see it because the gun's barrel has a small conical section, just after the shield. If you look at an Hetzer you see the barrel is straight.

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Since we've got some complains from people in the USA who own a G-13 and pretend it's an Hetzer, based only on the fact that it has a gasoline engine.


All of the 158 Swiss G13 had orginally a gasoline engine. They caused a lot of trouble and the Swiss decided only after 2-3 years to replace about 2/3 of the tanks with a Saurer V8-Diesel engine.

So "gasoline engine = Hetzer" is definitely wrong!

Greetings
Chris

PS By the way, all the 150 Swiss G13 had different chassis numbers than the Hetzers. Starting with number 1. Only the first batch of 8 had different chassis numbers than the other 150.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 22, 2015 1:13 am
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G-13 - Kevin Wheatcroft Collection (UK) - but which one? we have 3x G-13

www.flickr.com/photos/...4s6-qK8eXb
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 22, 2015 3:28 am
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Thanks for the photos, they are great !! I was looking for a photo of the M4A1(76).

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Looks like I'll have to revisit Donnington.
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Adam,

please let me know if you visit Donnington. I would have a "mission" for you Wink

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I'll visit it sometime first week in May, wife's off to her sister's, so I've got a free pass! Smile
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why doesn't her sister live in Donnington ??

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No, she's near Blackpool, but I'm having the week off too, lots to do at home! Wink
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 22, 2015 11:47 pm
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In case somebody missed it, there are 110 pictures, mostly race cars, but some military vehicles too:
www.flickr.com/photos/...0251193722

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You must agree the Sauber C9 was awesome.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 04, 2015 11:20 am
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well, I read this article, and it says the AAAM Hetzer was fully restored to WW2 configuration, even the main gun is L/39.

www.warhistoryonline.c...eaven.html

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