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Strange thing

Post by jopaerya » 13 Mar 2018 15:48

Any idea on this devise ?? Photo's = Axis Forum and Ebay
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Re: Strange thing

Post by Manuferey » 14 Mar 2018 01:57

Jos,

It looks like a listening device since the officer on the top picture has a sort of earphones on. There could be a small amplifier in the back with a power cord attached to it. Such a device could be useful for motion detection at night in front of a position. :idea: :idea: :idea:

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Re: Strange thing

Post by jopaerya » 14 Mar 2018 08:38

Thanks Emmanuel

That is a good option :thumbsup:

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Re: Strange thing

Post by jopaerya » 05 Apr 2018 15:40

A other strange thing , looks a sort of plow. The wheels looks from the French 15.5 cm K. 416(f) .

Photo = Ebay

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Re: Strange thing

Post by stril » 05 Apr 2018 15:58

Hello jos
Looks like a "grabenpflug" or in English trench plow.
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Re: Strange thing

Post by jopaerya » 05 Apr 2018 17:38

Oke Paul

Something like this ( BAMA )
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Re: Strange thing

Post by wimve » 05 Apr 2018 19:23

Also looks like the plow for sescrution of train tracks.
The hook is a-typical for a ground plow.
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Re: Strange thing

Post by jazote » 05 Apr 2018 20:22

wimve wrote:Also looks like the plow for sescrution of train tracks.
The hook is a-typical for a ground plow.
Hi !
A plow for railtracks:
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Re: Strange thing

Post by Bertill622 » 05 Apr 2018 20:41

Evening all!
Jos, the plows in your picture are used for drainage, for example draining rainwater from a grass airstrip.
If you look carefully you see the draining tubes, on a roll, in the background.
The plow would cut a ditch and lay the draining tube at the required depth at same time, see also the guide just under the arc of the plow
for guiding the draining tube to the bottom of the ditch.
The same method, alltough more refined, is still used today.

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Re: Strange thing

Post by jopaerya » 05 Apr 2018 21:02

Thank you all for your imformation :thumbsup: , regards Jos

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Re: Strange thing

Post by jopaerya » 10 May 2018 08:16

A other unknown device, could this be used to check the grooves in the barrel ??

Photo = Ebay

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Re: Strange thing

Post by jopaerya » 10 May 2018 13:58

I knew I have seen this before, photo is Axis Forum
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Re: Strange thing

Post by jopaerya » 17 Jun 2018 09:57

here a other one from BAMA
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Re: Strange thing

Post by ChrisMAg2 » 17 Jun 2018 13:01

The german term for this device is "Ziellinienprüfer". It is used to check barrelaignement of guns.
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Re: Strange thing

Post by jopaerya » 17 Jun 2018 18:03

Thank you very much Christian

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