Unlocking the mysteries of the US Recoil Mechanism for the 3" M5 and 105mm Howitzer

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Re: Unlocking the mysteries of the US Recoil Mechanism for the 3" M5 and 105mm Howitzer

Post by W. Winget » Tue Jul 02, 2024 8:11 pm

Nice to see the details. Especially the hidden plugs under years of paint that were never designed to be removed, WOW.
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Re: Unlocking the mysteries of the US Recoil Mechanism for the 3" M5 and 105mm Howitzer

Post by Tim Shanteler » Wed Jul 03, 2024 5:47 am

Great thread!
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Re: Unlocking the mysteries of the US Recoil Mechanism for the 3" M5 and 105mm Howitzer

Post by Austringer » Wed Jul 03, 2024 11:41 am

Are those 900x16 tires? WHere did you find them?
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Re: Unlocking the mysteries of the US Recoil Mechanism for the 3" M5 and 105mm Howitzer

Post by leadfarmer » Wed Jul 03, 2024 3:08 pm

10.00x20. Local trucking company had a set of new tires they didn't need.

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Re: Unlocking the mysteries of the US Recoil Mechanism for the 3" M5 and 105mm Howitzer

Post by ragnar » Sat Jul 13, 2024 8:08 am

Leadfarmer.
When you have a minute, please post the name of the company that made the springs for your equilibrator assembly. I have a spare assembly, but the smaller of the two springs has about two inches missing at the one end. I am thinking that I may get a new spring made. Thanks much.


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