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Sd.Kfz.250/7 ausf A restoration step 1

Sd.Kfz.250/7 ausf A granatwerfer 8cm, GrW-34, Demag D7p

Sd.Kfz. 250A, came in badly damaged but mostly untouched after the war, many outer parts were missing, grenade laucher – mortar, base plate was still present with its special mounts on the floor, as well as on upper rear of vehicle mount for spare mortar plate.

 

sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p riveted hull with well visible supsension base for GrW 34 leg mount for granatwerfer wide vehicle plate, as well as fuel tank and its armor

sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p riveted hull with well visible supsension base for GrW 34 leg mount for granatwerfer wide vehicle plate, as well as fuel tank and its armor

 

sdkfz250 Rear fenders with rests of number plates, according do research of all photos, number plates was WH 1260221

 

sdkfz250 Rear fenders with rests of number plates, according do research of all photos, number plates was WH 1260221

sdkfz250 Rear fenders with rests of number plates, according do research of all photos, number plates was WH 1260221

sdkfz250 riveted hull with left arm for GrW 34 leg mount and base for granatwerfer wide vehicle plate

 

sd.kfz.250 riveted hull with left arm for GrW-34 leg mount and base for granatwerfer wide vehicle plate

 

sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p riveted hull with well visible supsension and left arm for GrW 34 leg mount and base for granatwerfer wide vehicle plate, as well as fuel tank and its armor

 

Sd.Kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p riveted with front axle ang main gears

 

sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p Drivers armor with front and right visor

 

sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p riveted hull after dismantling all parts and sandblast

 

sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p Sprocket wheel and inner equipment

sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p rear door, wheel and inner equipment

 

sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p Clearly visible sprocket wheels have right and left alignment the teeth directed clockwise and counterclockwise

sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p riveted hull after dismantling all parts and sandblast on a rear towing hook mount right side, still present rests of Bosch steckdose for 5 contacts, it was used for limber lights with notek and stop, 3 contact plugs dont fit and were used for unplug front lights only

 

Position of number plate for hull sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p Firma DEMAG typ D7p Fahrgestellnr _________

sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p Firma DEMAG typ D7p Fahrgestellnr _________

sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p Firma DEMAG typ D7p Fahrgestellnr _________

Floor mounts which hold the floor of crew compartment and fuel tank, cleaned and sandblasted.Sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p

Floor mounts which swinging arms in a hull, cleaned and sandblasted.Sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p

 

Sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p riveted hull engine compartment

 

Sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p riveted hull engine compartment,mounts for main Fan and radiator

 

 

 

Sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p fiting armor of fuel tank, to hull and to crew compartment body

Sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p hull ajustment of swinging arms and wheels

Sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p crew compartment repaired, red primer before painting to wehrmacht grey

 

 

originally this vehicle weared two bins for PAK 5cm loads, one faced to front one to rear mouned on right fender, KsTN archive says that in 1942 PAK-38 50 mm guns were added for strength heavy platoons of armored reconnaissance battalions in panzer divisions, that might be answer on apearance 5cm pak boxes mounted. Sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p

 

nice original nose armor of engine compartment found Sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p

Sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p original nose armor of engine compartment found

Sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p original nose armor of engine compartment beautifully repaired, fitted with original hatches, and straightened, small simple photo but much job beside.

 

Sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p after first paint

Sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p interior without any equipment

 

 

 

 

Sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p rear MG anti-aircraft arm MG-Fliegeschwenkarm

 

Sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p on a floor water drain port and Mortar base upside down waiting to be fixed on its position

 

Sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p workshop

Sd.kfz.250 ausf A, Demag D7p workshop well visible 80 mm german mortar, its mount, base, and boxes for loads

 

Sd.kfz.250/7 granatwerfer 8cm, grw-38 panzerwagen, ausf A, Demag D7p Dmitry Bushmakow Collection

 

 

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