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 Post subject: Sentry gun tripod?
PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 2:01 pm 
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Location: Wolfsburg Niedersachsen
Service Number: A12/TQ2.0.02132E1
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Does anyone here know haw The tripod for The sentry gun was built or is this an actual tripod from some MG,any help would be great as I would like to build one.

Or has anyone built one and is willing to share there knowledge.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 2:18 pm 
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It was build specialty for the movie..., nothing u can buy out of the shelf...

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 2:27 pm 
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Well that’s what I thought becouse I’ve never seen anything like it.

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You will do it.... I know... :-)

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 Post subject: Re: Sentry gun bipod?
PostPosted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 10:00 am 
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Actually, the Sentry Gun Tripod uses the upper part of a WWII Mg42 tripod.
However, this part is hidden inside the sentry gun's main body.
The visible parts of the tripod's main structure were made from aluminium.

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:44 pm 
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Location: Wolfsburg Niedersachsen
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Wow Thats verry interesting thanks Stefan.

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:57 pm 
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Location: Wolfsburg Niedersachsen
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Does anyone here happen to have any useable reference photos of The tripod,all the photos I’ve found are not realy useable,i need some detail photos,so any help would be much appreciated.

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I have a folder of screens from the bluray, I'll send them to you. Hopefully there's something in there that can help you :)

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schotti wrote:
Does anyone here happen to have any useable reference photos of The tripod,all the photos I’ve found are not realy useable,i need some detail photos,so any help would be much appreciated.

Cheers
Neil


Actually I was going to use the USMC marine accessory kit smart gun model as my template...

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Moosh89 wrote:
I have a folder of screens from the bluray, I'll send them to you. Hopefully there's something in there that can help you :)

Thats fantastick thank you Melissa.

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I may know someone who has molds for an accurate camera/sensor unit if you're interested...?

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 01, 2018 8:14 am 
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That would be fantastic,and thanks for The pics. :D

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Willie Goldman wrote:
I may know someone who has molds for an accurate camera/sensor unit if you're interested...?


I'd love to see an accurate reproduction close up! *saved* that photo by the way, fantastic!

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