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"Coast Howitzer 305mm Ordoņez HS M-1892" Topic


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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP18 Dec 2012 3:33 p.m. PST

This Coast Obus was made by hand with winch and strawberry.
the howitzer tube of 305 mm Costa Ordóņez is of machined aluminum with the tilting axis and maneuver stumps turning, milling and embedded in the tube. With all the bands or sunchos perfectly made ​​with an accuracy.

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They were used in La Habana- Cuba, in the Spanish-American War and the Philippines against the fleet of Admiral Dewey. In the Spanish Civil War two pieces were used in Cataluņa.Two howitzers were used on railways. There were other 2 pieces in Cartagena.

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Hope you enjoy!.

Amicalement
Armand

MajorB18 Dec 2012 3:50 p.m. PST

This Coast Obus was made by hand with winch and strawberry.

Very drole! Perhaps it should read:
"another exquisite piece of work of my friend Juan Vicente Moro, fresh from his masterful hands on the wheel and the milling cutter."

Personal logo Rrobbyrobot Supporting Member of TMP18 Dec 2012 4:16 p.m. PST

It's quite amazing what can be done with fruit these days. evil grin

Personal logo Streitax Supporting Member of TMP18 Dec 2012 4:22 p.m. PST

Very impressive work.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP19 Dec 2012 10:42 a.m. PST

Glad you had enjoy it boys!.

Amicalement
Armand

Personal logo John the Greater Supporting Member of TMP19 Dec 2012 11:47 a.m. PST

Thanks for clearing that up, Margard. My poor Spanish skills were defeated by "fresa".

Come In Nighthawk24 Dec 2012 1:02 p.m. PST

Truly impressive! Ummm, isn't it missing a vital piece of the main ordnance? huh?

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