105mm Howitzer M2A1
& Carriage M2
AFV Club 1:35 Kit No. AF 35160
Basic assembly of the Carriage, cradle and trail arms
Close up of the excellent Spring equilibrator assembly that allows for gun elevation
Recoil mechanism with barrel and gun sleigh parts.
Note the poor barrel rifling and the open breech with corresponding breech handle
Overall views of the basic assembly
The trail travel lock brackets don't align with the carriage and you will need to reposition the
brackets further forward on the trails to align correctly. As the brackets are separate parts this is easily done (right).
Alternate towing hitch position for travel or firing mode.