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Schwimmwagen reference pics ?
DRAGONWAGON
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Posted: Tuesday, August 02, 2005 - 09:30 PM UTC
Hi Gang,

I'm looking for reference pics of the MG mount of the Schwimmwagen, and, if possible, the MG support strut....

TIA John.
Hut
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Posted: Tuesday, August 02, 2005 - 09:51 PM UTC
To start with:

http://www.panzer-modell.de/referenz/in_detail/schwimmwagen/03g.jpg

There is a reference site which has a series of photos of just the MG mont on a schwimmwagen.
I can find it now (at work), but I'll try to find it at home.

Cheers,
Pascal
Hut
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Posted: Wednesday, August 03, 2005 - 12:56 AM UTC
This is I think the correct link, but somehow the web site cannot be found. I don't know if it will be available later. I hope so, meanwhile sorry I can't be of more help.
http://www.ww2mmrefphotos.com/photos/SchwimWalkaround.htm

It is part of:
http://www.ww2modelmaker.com/ and can be found under "photos"

Cheers,
Pascal
colo_artist
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Posted: Wednesday, August 03, 2005 - 04:12 AM UTC
I tried it earlier this morning and the server couldn't be found. It's workin now though...

http://www.ww2mmrefphotos.com/photos/SchwimWalkaround.htm

...and has some great pics of the MG mount down at the bottom. Here are a couple...





There's also a site by David Williams. He does a great build of the Schwimmer, but he also has a detailed reference page and pics and drawings of various parts. Here's the beginning page, which is the reference section...
http://www.users.bigpond.net.au/langlotz/305%20projects/schwimmwagen1.htm

Here's his MG mount details page...
http://www.users.bigpond.net.au/langlotz/305%20projects/schwimmwagen2.2.htm#mgpost

On it, you'll find lots of information as well as this great drawing he did...



While I was looking around, I found this site which sells parts for Schwimmwagens and Kübelwagens. Just in case someone just happens to need a real MG mount, here's the site...
http://www.blitzbikes.com/id26.htm


DRAGONWAGON
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Posted: Wednesday, August 03, 2005 - 05:18 AM UTC
Thanks a lot Guys....

This was exacly what I was looking for!!

Have a few beers on me!!

John.
southpier
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Posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 11:10 AM UTC
this might help someone: https://silodrome.com/volkswagen-type-166-schwimmwagen/
brekinapez
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Posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 02:21 PM UTC
Probably not the OP, though.

He's likely finished the project over the past 15 years.
jafad
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Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 05:31 AM UTC
Hi have you seen this site ? http://www.schwimmwagen.co.uk
Tank1812
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Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 05:38 AM UTC

Quoted Text

Probably not the OP, though.

He's likely finished the project over the past 15 years.



Who builds that quick?
brekinapez
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Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 06:25 AM UTC
I know you're making a joke because a lot of guys drag these things out, but I have built 88 kits in the last 8 years.