±Recent Visitors

Recent Visitors to Com-Central!

±User Info-big


Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: cgsimpson
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 6646

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 110
Total: 110
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Member Screenshots
02: CPGlang
03: Community Forums
04: Community Forums
05: Downloads
06: Community Forums
07: Community Forums
08: CPGlang
09: Community Forums
10: Community Forums
11: Community Forums
12: Photo Gallery
13: Photo Gallery
14: Community Forums
15: Community Forums
16: Home
17: Home
18: Community Forums
19: Community Forums
20: Downloads
21: Downloads
22: Community Forums
23: Community Forums
24: Community Forums
25: Home
26: CPGlang
27: Home
28: Home
29: Home
30: Community Forums
31: CPGlang
32: CPGlang
33: CPGlang
34: Community Forums
35: Community Forums
36: Community Forums
37: Community Forums
38: Community Forums
39: Community Forums
40: Home
41: Community Forums
42: Community Forums
43: Home
44: CPGlang
45: Home
46: Community Forums
47: Member Screenshots
48: CPGlang
49: CPGlang
50: Home
51: Community Forums
52: Community Forums
53: Community Forums
54: CPGlang
55: Community Forums
56: CPGlang
57: Photo Gallery
58: CPGlang
59: CPGlang
60: Community Forums
61: Community Forums
62: Community Forums
63: Community Forums
64: Community Forums
65: CPGlang
66: CPGlang
67: Community Forums
68: Community Forums
69: Home
70: Community Forums
71: CPGlang
72: Community Forums
73: Community Forums
74: Community Forums
75: Downloads
76: Community Forums
77: Photo Gallery
78: CPGlang
79: Community Forums
80: Community Forums
81: Downloads
82: Community Forums
83: Home
84: Community Forums
85: Community Forums
86: Community Forums
87: Community Forums
88: Home
89: News Archive
90: Home
91: Community Forums
92: Community Forums
93: CPGlang
94: CPGlang
95: News
96: Community Forums
97: Community Forums
98: Community Forums
99: Home
100: Community Forums
101: Home
102: Home
103: Community Forums
104: CPGlang
105: CPGlang
106: Photo Gallery
107: Community Forums
108: Home
109: Community Forums
110: Community Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
Some things I saw over the weekend
The AFV ASSOCIATION was formed in 1964 to support the thoughts and research of all those interested in Armored Fighting Vehicles and related topics, such as AFV drawings. The emphasis has always been on sharing information and communicating with other members of similar interests; e.g. German armor, Japanese AFVs, or whatever.
Go to page 1, 2  Next
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page     Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
armyjunk2
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Sep 22, 2006
Posts: 1416

PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2007 12:36 pm
Post subject: Some things I saw over the weekend

Some things I saw over the weekend. I am not putting a location because I didn't see the owner and he didn't give his permission, but I thought everyone would like to see this.....If you know the location please don't post it in here...........

1


2


3


4


5


6


7


8


9


10


11


12


13


14


15


16


17


18


19


20


21


22


23


24


25


26


Last edited by armyjunk2 on Mon Jul 09, 2007 12:56 pm; edited 1 time in total
Back to top
View user's profile
Neil_Baumgardner
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 3942
Location: Arlington, VA
PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2007 12:40 pm
Post subject: Re: Some things I saw over the weekend

What is the tracked vehicle? I cant make it out from all the overgrowth...

Neil
Back to top
View user's profile
armyjunk2
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Sep 22, 2006
Posts: 1416

PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2007 12:46 pm
Post subject: Re: Some things I saw over the weekend

it's the remains of a halftrack and there is another halftrack in the pics(19 and 23). I had a hard time seeing things and I was there......neil i'm supposed to get the list Wednesday, we'll see......
Back to top
View user's profile
bsmart
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 23, 2006
Posts: 2523
Location: Central Maryland
PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2007 1:04 pm
Post subject: Re: Some things I saw over the weekend

There's a tracked vehicle in the same picture as the lowboy trailer. I think it ia an Artillery tractor but not sure of the model

_________________
Bob Smart (bsmart@xecu.net)
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail
Scott_Taylor
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 80
Location: London, Ontario
PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2007 1:11 pm
Post subject: Re: Some things I saw over the weekend

I noticed that as well. Is it an M6 High Speed Tractor? That would be quite a find. Even an M8 HST would be cool. Great pictures and a fascinating collection, wherever it is. It looks like it's partially stored in a greenhouse.

Cheers,

Scott
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
armyjunk2
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Sep 22, 2006
Posts: 1416

PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2007 5:26 pm
Post subject: Re: Some things I saw over the weekend

M6 it is
Back to top
View user's profile
Dontos
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 3436
Location: Vine Grove, KY
PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2007 5:54 pm
Post subject: Re: Some things I saw over the weekend



M114 Track or Otter Track

Don
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Visit poster's website AIM Address Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
JimWeb
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 1439
Location: The back of beyond
PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2007 6:24 pm
Post subject: Re: Some things I saw over the weekend

Whoever the owner is he wants his ass kicking into gear. If he cannot restore it then he should sell/give it to someone who could.

Cool

_________________
TTFN
Jim

If your not a member of JED then your
not serious about anything military..

***********************
www.jedsite.info
JED Military Equipment
***********************
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website ICQ Number
armyjunk2
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Sep 22, 2006
Posts: 1416

PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2007 8:02 pm
Post subject: Re: Some things I saw over the weekend

Don I thought that was Weasel track. Are Weasel's and Otters the same??
Back to top
View user's profile
Dontos
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 3436
Location: Vine Grove, KY
PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2007 8:24 pm
Post subject: Re: Some things I saw over the weekend

- armyjunk2
Don I thought that was Weasel track. Are Weasel's and Otters the same??




ooops, Weasel Track ....

Spent most of the day in Richardson MP. Slightly 'burnt-out'. Got a bunch of Photos, SN's & RN's .

I'll throw them in the mix, on a different Thread.

First,....Its "Miller Time"
Don

_________________
"Gonna hold my breath until Armor returns home..."
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Visit poster's website AIM Address Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
TimRoyall
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 201
Location: Holland
PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2007 5:18 am
Post subject: Re: Some things I saw over the weekend

Hi, those sort of pictures are always fascinating! Number 24, I don't suppose it's one of those Normandy Cowl amphibious aids is it, or too modern?

Tim,
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Roy_A_Lingle
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 1997
Location: El Paso & Ft Bliss, Texas
PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2007 8:29 am
Post subject: Re: Some things I saw over the weekend

Hi Dontos! Hi Folks!

- Dontos

M114 Track or Otter Track
Don


All I can say is that it isn't like any M114 track I ever worked with.

Sgt, Scouts Out!

_________________
"You can never have too much reconnaissance."
General G.S. Patton Jr.
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail
Jens_O_Mehner
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 511
Location: Giessen, Germany
PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2007 9:29 am
Post subject: Re: Some things I saw over the weekend

- TimRoyall
Hi, those sort of pictures are always fascinating! Number 24, I don't suppose it's one of those Normandy Cowl amphibious aids is it, or too modern?

Tim,


Tim,

the "Normandy cowl" was unique to Cromwells and variants thereof, it looks like the standard fording kit for the M4, M7 or M10- tough to say without dimensions, as it could also be for the M3/M5.

Cheers,

Jens O.
Back to top
View user's profile
armyjunk2
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Sep 22, 2006
Posts: 1416

PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2007 10:46 am
Post subject: Re: Some things I saw over the weekend

i believe it is a "Normandy cowl" thats why I took the picture, lots of things laying around and it is a shame thys are not beig restored....
Back to top
View user's profile
Jens_O_Mehner
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 511
Location: Giessen, Germany
PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2007 11:48 am
Post subject: Re: Some things I saw over the weekend

- armyjunk2
i believe it is a "Normandy cowl" thats why I took the picture, lots of things laying around and it is a shame thys are not beig restored....


Noooooo, *tearing my hair out*

the "Normandy cowl" is just an exhaust deflector added to the Cromwell to direct exhaust gases away from the rear deck, see here, although a model, it's the best I came up with on short notice: Normandy cowl- it was never ever part of a fording kit, which consisted of upright stacks similar to the kit for the Churchills. Evil or Very Mad

The items shown are the stacks for the M4 fording kit, which never had a nickname, but were just referred to as "stacks" or "fording stacks". Mind your terminology, gentlemen, lest we start another urban legend... Twisted Evil

Cheers,

Jens O.
Back to top
View user's profile
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board
Page 1 of 2
All times are GMT - 6 Hours
Go to page 1, 2  Next



Jump to:  


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum