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CamperKaempfer #1 Posted 27 August 2017 - 07:41 PM

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i hope you can see the picture

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Aikl #2 Posted 27 August 2017 - 07:56 PM

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One of Christies pre-war US tank projects.

HaZardeur #3 Posted 27 August 2017 - 08:00 PM

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"soon to be" US tier 6 premium light for $49.99 ?

Jigabachi #4 Posted 27 August 2017 - 08:03 PM

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It's a mobile Sandscout used by the Jawas on Tatooine. Its garage is on the lower deck of the sandcrawler:

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Agent_327 #5 Posted 27 August 2017 - 08:13 PM

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Looks a bit like the in game tank BT-SV https://worldoftanks...dia/9/sf-bt-sv/ Just without the turret etc.

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arthurwellsley #6 Posted 27 August 2017 - 08:16 PM

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On 22nd May 1941 the USA army set out specifications for a T9 airbourne tank.

 

Christie put two (maybe three) proposals for the T9, and I think your picture is the Christie M1942 version.

 

It was not accepted and he did not win the contract.

 

Marmon-Herrington won the contract with what became the M22 (which in the UK was called Locust).


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Well, it depends on the nation. If it is French, it will have 15mm armour all round and 40 kmh top speed. If it is Russian, it will have 170mm armour all round and top speed of 65 kmh, albeit with a slightly less accurate gun for the sake of balance.

Browarszky #8 Posted 27 August 2017 - 08:30 PM

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View Postqpranger, on 27 August 2017 - 07:18 PM, said:

Well, it depends on the nation. If it is French, it will have 15mm armour all round and 40 kmh top speed. If it is Russian, it will have 170mm armour all round and top speed of 65 kmh, albeit with a slightly less accurate gun for the sake of balance.

 

Reverse or forward?

CamperKaempfer #9 Posted 27 August 2017 - 10:56 PM

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russian bias sounds like selection bias. people complain about the maus, the wtf auf e 100, the chrysler and hte swedish and czech autoloaders, but nobody calls german, american, etc bias
 

View Postarthurwellsley, on 27 August 2017 - 08:16 PM, said:

On 22nd May 1941 the USA army set out specifications for a T9 airbourne tank.

 

Christie put two (maybe three) proposals for the T9, and I think your picture is the Christie M1942 version.

 

It was not accepted and he did not win the contract.

 

Marmon-Herrington won the contract with what became the M22 (which in the UK was called Locust).

 

thanks
 
 

View PostAgent_327, on 27 August 2017 - 08:13 PM, said:

Looks a bit like the in game tank BT-SV https://worldoftanks...dia/9/sf-bt-sv/ Just without the turret etc.

 

does look like it. thanks. ps: it could be relatedsince both the tank in the pcture (according to two people in the thread) and hte bt were disigned by american engineer christie
 

Derethim #10 Posted 28 August 2017 - 12:13 AM

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View PostCamperKaempfer, on 27 August 2017 - 10:56 PM, said:

russian bias sounds like selection bias. people complain about the maus, the wtf auf e 100, the chrysler and hte swedish and czech autoloaders, but nobody calls german, american, etc bias

 

Maybe because the company is Russian and there's a Soviet tech tree.

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Knitople #11 Posted 28 August 2017 - 12:19 AM

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*edited*


Edited by Daxeno, 28 August 2017 - 01:19 PM.
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Derethim #12 Posted 28 August 2017 - 12:21 AM

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View PostKnitople, on 28 August 2017 - 12:19 AM, said:

*edited*

 

T34B better watch out.

Tidal_Force #13 Posted 28 August 2017 - 12:35 AM

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View PostBrowarszky, on 27 August 2017 - 07:30 PM, said:

 

Reverse or forward?

 

Sideways :P

Coldspell #14 Posted 28 August 2017 - 12:59 AM

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View Postqpranger, on 27 August 2017 - 07:18 PM, said:

Well, it depends on the nation. If it is French, it will have 15mm armour all round and 40 kmh top speed. If it is Russian, it will have 170mm armour all round and top speed of 65 kmh, albeit with a slightly less accurate gun for the sake of balance.

 

Na comrade.... the bigger the reticle the more likely you will hit weakspot da

AliceUnchained #15 Posted 28 August 2017 - 12:34 PM

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View PostBrowarszky, on 27 August 2017 - 08:30 PM, said:

Reverse or forward?

 

Most important for the French crew, so they would know how to 'angle' their vehicle; at 0º or 180º...



Ceeb #16 Posted 28 August 2017 - 12:45 PM

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View PostCamperKaempfer, on 27 August 2017 - 09:56 PM, said:

russian bias sounds like selection bias. people complain about the maus, the wtf auf e 100, the chrysler and hte swedish and czech autoloaders, but nobody calls german, american, etc bias

 

No we call it retarded over buffing, it happens due to the devs not playing their own game. 

 

Still never hear British Bias tho



AvengerOrion #17 Posted 28 August 2017 - 01:52 PM

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View Postarthurwellsley, on 27 August 2017 - 08:16 PM, said:

On 22nd May 1941 the USA army set out specifications for a T9 airbourne tank.

 

Christie put two (maybe three) proposals for the T9, and I think your picture is the Christie M1942 version.

 

It was not accepted and he did not win the contract.

 

Marmon-Herrington won the contract with what became the M22 (which in the UK was called Locust).

 

And as a proud M-H tradition, the M22 Locust is complete turd on tracks.

Albeit a slightly less disasterous one than their previous tanks.

Maybe with another 20 years practice they could have made a tank that is acceptable. :P

 


Edited by AvengerOrion, 28 August 2017 - 01:56 PM.


CamperKaempfer #18 Posted 28 August 2017 - 11:40 PM

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View PostDerethim, on 28 August 2017 - 12:21 AM, said:

 

T34B better watch out.

 

what did he say?

Zodiac1960s #19 Posted 29 August 2017 - 12:24 AM

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"The Christie M1942 Light Tank. The military received something completely different from what they asked for.

United States Convertible Systems Inc. began development of the new tank in July of 1941. A model was also built. Christie agreed to build the tank for $126,000, a very serious amount of money for the time. However, the proposed tank did not fit into the T9 specifications. The width was fine, but the length was 5.6 meters, more than 1.5 times than what was in the specification. The turret, or rather its absence, was also a problem.

Christie proposed another one of his visions in November of 1941. The Christie M1942 Light Tank also had no turret. Instead it had a casemate with a 37 mm gun. Five machineguns were placed in the hull. Christie ignored the fact that the rigid specifications came from the capabilities of the C-54 transport airplane that was currently in development, and soon he himself was ignored.

The story continues. In May of 1942, Christie proposed the same tank to the USSR. He was ready to travel there with his colleagues for the same price: $126,000. However, Major-General Lebedev put an end to the idea"





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