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Shumshu Ha-Go restored to running condition
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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Taranov
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2012 1:07 am
Post subject: Shumshu Ha-Go restored to running condition

One of Type 95 Ha-Go light tank wrecks was rebuild to running condition vehicle. More 50% of armor plates made from scratch, new built tracks, roadwheels, gun and another small details. Used GAZ-41 engine from BRDM-1 as a new engine, modern gearbox.

Vadim%20Elistratov,%20chief%20of%20rebuild%20team%20and%20Ha-Go%20driver. In%20action%20-%20reconstruction%20of%20Khalhin-Gol%20(Nomonhan%20incident)%20summer%201939%20battle: www.youtube.com/watch?v=26bII3L5WNU And%20last%20%20:mrgreen:%20
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2012 5:58 am
Post subject: Re: Shumshu Ha-Go restored to running condition

Very nicely done.
We used to have vintage tanks in the US but they went away....
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2012 1:50 pm
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Good restoration. Any photos of it pre-restoration?
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2012 4:26 pm
Post subject: Re: Shumshu Ha-Go restored to running condition

Good to see!

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2012 4:44 pm
Post subject: Re: Shumshu Ha-Go restored to running condition

Very Cool!!

Love the photo of Vadim Elistratov - great framing!!

Thanks for posting.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 06, 2012 2:54 am
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www.youtube.com/watch?v=CyQH39h86Uk
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