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Re: FFL Artillery

I agree another nice set. Forgive my ignorance but what is the gun?

Re: FFL Artillery

Hallo,

i think the gun is a french "Canon de 65 M (montagne) modele 1906".

A gun developed before World War 1, specially for the use in montanious areas. Therefore the gun could easy be taken into pieces, so that mules can transport the gun-parts. :snow_capped_mountain:

https://youtu.be/RmX9DeSZWZA

Best regards

GERD

Re: FFL Artillery

Gerd
Hallo,

i think the gun is a french "Canon de 65 M (montagne) modele 1906".

A gun developed before World War 1, specially for the use in montanious areas. Therefore the gun could easy be taken into pieces, so that mules can transport the gun-parts. :snow_capped_mountain:

https://youtu.be/RmX9DeSZWZA

Best regards

GERD
Exactly,

This is the 65 mm mountain cannon year 1906

Country: France

Calibre: 65 mm

Weight: 400 kg

Initial projectile speed: 330 m/s

Shooting rate: 30 shots per minute in sustained shot

Horizontal shooting ranges: 6 degrees

Vertical shooting ranges: -9 to 32 degrees (or -10 to 35 degrees)

Maximum range: 5,500m

Shot weight: 4.5 kg max

Manufacturer: Schneider and Co. Arsenal of Bourges

Re: FFL Artillery

For correct painting:

Example of the 65 mm-Ammunition of the french mountain cannon year 1906 :



More information:

https://issuu.com/drbajm/docs/canon_de_montagne_de_65_mle_1906

http://www.histoire-passy-montblanc.fr/histoire-de-passy/de-la-prehistoire-au-xxie-s/la-guerre-de-1914-1918/les-principaux-regiments-des-soldats-de-passy-en-14-18/les-passerands-dans-la-cavalerie-en-14-18/les-mules-et-mulets-de-passy-requisitionnes-en-14-18/

Re: FFL Artillery

Norgri
Another item to add to my wish list. If you create some of the other French colonial units I may need to get a second job. :grinning:
Some great ones in sets now!,but would like some cavalry , pack animals ,supply troops ,medical,
Agree on spanish ones or saphis plus some extra arabs.

Stay well strelets and everyone else

Re: FFL Artillery

Just an idea:

There are some nice mules in the old Airfix-Set of German Mountain Troops (WW II)...

If you like to build an FFL-Artillery-Uni this mules can be helpful...:

http://www.plasticsoldierreview.com/SetScans/AIR01752d.jpg