Tigermania, los Tiger I y Tiger II

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Marcelo

02 de marzo de 2006, 15:35:04 pm Ultima modificación: 02 de marzo de 2006, 16:12:04 pm por Marcelo
Abro este tema para recopilar todas las fotos, perfiles,datos  etc de estos dos legendarios blindados alemanes, pido ayuda por que el tema es largo.  ;D


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Increible como el KT a pasar de su tmaño, tiene un pefirl frontal igual o menor al del Shermann... :-\

Marcelo

03 de marzo de 2006, 00:11:44 am #2 Ultima modificación: 04 de marzo de 2006, 04:46:48 am por Marcelo
Tiger 1 de las primeras series, sin escudos termicos y con guardabarros curvo.






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03 de marzo de 2006, 15:36:54 pm #3 Ultima modificación: 03 de marzo de 2006, 16:00:15 pm por Marcelo
Motores del Tiger I

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Algunas fotos de Tigre I no se fecha ni lugar.

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Listado de mejoras e implementos nuevos agregados a los Tigres 1 por año, esta en ingle disculpen por no traducirlo pero estoy corto de tiempo. saludos a todos!
Major Model Changes to the Tiger I
During the time it was being produced, the Tiger I underwent many changes, both minor and major. This evolution was a result of a number of different factors including revised specifications, feedback from the field, and material shortages. Listed here are some of the major changes that occurred after the first Tigers were delivered in August of 1942.
 


The lack of track guards or Feifel air cleaners identify this as a very early model.
 
August 1942
·   Retaining hooks for rear louvers added.
·   Mounting boss holes for camouflage frame added.
·   Smoke candle dischargers added.
·   Complete tool set added.
September 1942
·   Track cable is added to the hull side.
October 1942
·   Antenna base on rear removed.
·   Convoy tail light added.
·   Shovel mounted on glacis.
·   Tow cables are reversed.
November 1942
·   The Feifel air cleaner system is mounted.
·   Track guards are added on the hull sides.
·   Hinged track guards are added front and rear.
·   Reinforced gun mantle introduced.
December 1942
·   An emergency escape hatch is added.
·   Straight side track guards are added.
January 1943
·   S-Minen dischargers are added.
·   Guards are added to exhaust mufflers.
·   Triangular ends added to side track guards.
·   Gun mantel cut for Tiger P.
·   The Tiger baggage bin is added.
February 1943
·   Vent cover is added to engine compartment.
·   Roadwheel rim is changed to use 18 bolts.
·   Starter shaft on lower hull rear.
·   6 gun cleaning rods.
March 1943
·   Modifed large oval Feifel filters introduced.
·   Triangle cover on rear deck.
·   Loader's periscope added.
April 1943
·   3 spare track holders added.
·   The same rear louver casting is used on both sides.
·   Roadwheel rim is changed to use 12 bolts.
·   Drive sprocket hub is changed to star pattern.
·   2 spare track holders added.
May 1943
·   Engine is changed to Maybach HL230.

Track holders, new pattern sprocket hub and smoke candle
dischargers identify this as an April or May '43 Tiger.
June 1943
·   Smoke candle dischargers are no longer installed.
July 1943
·   New turret with revised cupola is installed.
·   Pistol port plug and uncut escape.
·   Zimmerit anti-magnetic mine coating is applied.
August 1943
·   Stop Tiger P gun mantle.
·   Single headlight is installed instead of dual lights.
·   Slits in turret vision ports are widened.
September 1943
·   C-clamps are added top and rear.
October 1943
·   S-Minen dischargers are no longer installed.
·   Pistol port plug is discontinued.
·   Track tool stowage box is discontinued.
·   Feifel air cleaner system is discontinued.
·   Chevrons added to track links.
November 1943
·   External travel lock for main gun is added.
January 1944
·   20-ton jack is added.
·   Shovel on glacis is discontinued.
·   Hull extensions in front and rear are notched.
February 1944
·   Steel roadwheels are installed instead of rubber-rimmed wheels.
·   Turret ring guard is added.
·   Tools are moved.
·   External travel lock is discontinued.

Steel-rimmed roadwheels identify this as a February '44 or later model.
March 1944
·   Loader's hatch is changed to short hinged version.
·   Monocular gun sight introduced.
·   Turret roof increased to 40mm thickness.
April 1944
·   Lighter muzzle brake with insert.
·   Wood deck installed over fuel tanks.
June 1944
·   2 bolt escape hatch hinge introduced.
·   Three sockets added for jib boom.


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