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17 pdr limber
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England - West Midlands, United Kingdom
Joined: August 29, 2005
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Posted: Saturday, November 12, 2005 - 05:35 AM UTC
Was the limber used for the 17 pdr the same as that used by the 25 pdr with a re-arranged ammunition tray?
Any thoughts?

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Florida, United States
Joined: December 27, 2001
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Posted: Saturday, November 12, 2005 - 07:21 AM UTC
I do believe that the 17pdrs that did use a limber, used the same limber as the 25pdr (Trailer No. 27) with only the trays being changed out to accommodate the longer 17pdr shells.

Perhaps someone with more info can confirm.
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Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Joined: October 25, 2002
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Posted: Sunday, November 13, 2005 - 04:05 AM UTC
I've seen a picture of the Motorized 17 pdr, a modification by Dr. Straussler, used a 25 pdr limber. Also couple of 17 prds were issued on 25 pdr trailers. I've not seen any proof yet of 17 prds on their normal trailer using a limber ....