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Anyone going to the military vehicle show in Cleveland?
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 12:16 pm
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Next weekend is the World of Tanks Cleveland Tank Plant Homecoming Military Show and Swap Meet on June 22-24. I plan on being there on the 23rd. Anyone planning on going?

www.ixcenter.com/event...swap-meet/
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:34 pm
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Hi:

I'll be there, and we'll be selling a new book on the history of the Cleveland Tank Plant at David Doyle's tables.

Cleveland Tank Plant Cover by scottosaurus, on Flickr

Cheers,

Scott


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 5:17 pm
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We are going with the M114 and the M901. I also heard Vagabond is going.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 17, 2017 10:08 am
Post subject: Re: Anyone going to the military vehicle show in Cleveland?

Yes, we'll be attending. Most likely on Thurs 6/22 and Fri 6/23 during the day as I've got performances at night and two on Saturday downtown.

We look forward to meeting you all!
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 17, 2017 10:45 pm
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- Scott_Taylor
Hi:

I'll be there, and we'll be selling a new book on the history of the Cleveland Tank Plant at David Doyle's tables.



Cheers,

Scott


Nice! I will pick up a copy if I can.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:26 pm
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I got my copy of the Cleveland Tank Plant book. Mr. Doyle sold it to me himself. I would have liked to have talked to him a bit, but he was pretty busy selling books. All in all, a fun afternoon. On Saturday I drove back to MI, stopping at a few different towns to take pictures of some tanks. Camp Perry in Port Clinton OH has a few vehicles worth looking at.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 29, 2017 8:47 pm
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Hi Walter:

I hope you liked the book! You're right about Camp Perry - some interesting stuff there. Is the M7 on display yet? It was in a compound near the display area when I was there in the summer of 2015.

It was a pleasure to meet some folks from this board at the show, including Vagabond. Thank you for popping by and introducing yourself!

Cheers,

Scott
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 9:59 pm
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No, the M7 is not out yet. They had an M5 Stuart, a Sherman, Sheridan, Abrams, M42 Duster and an M113. Unfortunately, the signs in front of each vehicle are rather poorly done and inaccurate.
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 04, 2017 12:40 pm
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We had a terrific time at the convention!

Met up with some old friends and had the pleasure of meeting Silviop15 and Scott Taylor.

Sorry we missed you, Walter - couldn't get there for Friday.

We are posting a photo gallery in a separate forum post.

Cheers,
VBs
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