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T17E3 Staghound

Armored Car


Country of Origin/Used by: USA
First Produced/Service Dates: 1944
Manufactured by: Chevrolet Division of General Motors
Crew: 5
Armament: Turret: 75mm Howitzer; Hull: .30 cal Machine Gun.; Anti-Aircraft: .30 cal. MG
Engine: 6 Cylinder Gasoline
Miscellaneous Info: This vehicle was produced by the USA for Great Britain but never went into service.  It used the same turret and race as the M8 HMC based upon the M5 tank chassis.
Data Sheet Available:   T17E3 Staghound Armored Car Data Sheet (by David Haugh)


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T17E3 Staghound Armored Car Photos David Haugh - Content Editor

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Reference Author
Armored Car- A History of American Wheeled Combat Vehicles R.J. Hunnicutt
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow & Robert J. Icks
Staghound, The : A Visual History of the T17E Series of Armored Cars in Allied Service: 1940-45" By David Doyle (Ampersand Publishing)
"Staghound Armored Car 194262" (New Vanguard 159) Steve Zaloga (Osprey Publishing)
U.S. Military Wheeled Vehicles Fred W. Crismon

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
T17E1 Staghound Mk I (35011) Bronco Models 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic.  Used with the TMD conversion set.
Staghound with M8 HMC Turret (T17E3)Conversion Set (35022) JP Hobby 1/35 Resin; Conversion for use with Bronco Models Kits.
T17E3 Staghound Conversion Set (42910) Tiger Model Designs 1/35 Resin. Does NOT include the Turret.  Must also obtain the TMD M8 Replacement Turret (28001). Conversion for use with Bronco Models Kit.
M8 HMC Replacement Turret (28001) Tiger Model Designs 1/35 Resin. Use with TMD Conversion (42910) 
Aftermarket Set Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Staghound Stowage Set (A117) Accurate Armour 1/35 Resin; For all Staghound Model Kits.
Staghound Wheel Set with Chains(35040) Armorscale 1/35 Resin; For all Staghound Model Kits.
Staghound Armoured Car Decals (35063) Bison Decals 1/35 Decals. 
Staghound Stowage Set (BL35124K) Blast Models 1/35 Resin; For all Staghound Model Kits.
Staghound Armored Car Mirrors (M357147) Echelon Fine Details 1/35 For Bronco Model Kits
Staghound Stowage Set (LF1157) Legend Productions 1/35 Resin; For Bronco Models Kit.
Staghound Replacement Wheel Set (HSR35060) Hussar Productions 1/35 Resin; For all Staghound Model Kits.
Staghound Replacement Wheels (RM558) Royal Model 1/35 Resin; "Regular" Tread Pattern. For all Bronco and Italeri Staghound Model Kits.

Model Photos

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