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PostPosted: Fri Feb 29, 2008 8:31 pm
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Dontos,
Check out this link, several Ontos photos

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"HYDRA TANK" WTF? Shocked

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"HYDRA TANK" WTF? My thoughts exactly

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 01, 2008 1:30 am
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"HYDRA TANK" WTH??

I get a kick out of these ebayers selling photos with the wrong title. I saw one, it read Blown Up Tiger Tank ....

... and it was a Panther!! Laughing
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I was almost tempted to question where such a title came from, but was affraid I might get references to 'Sparkie' but then it isn't refered as a 'tankette' so Sparkie isn't the source.

Oldly enough it is perhaps a civilian press photo, that was developed by a lab with no associated notes from photographer and with no clue, the lab guy or editor made some stuff up, that MAY HAVE IN FACT sounded pretty good. ( ...to the ignorant public....)

"hmmmm, lets see, its a tank in the water ,.....I KNOW, ITS A 'HYDRA-TANK!!!" Rolling Eyes

NEAT STUFF, new to me, so a big THANK YOU, for the heads up,....


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Hydra may have been the tanks nickname at one time. In ancient Greek mythology, a demon with mutiple heads.

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- Dennis_Smith
Hydra may have been the tanks nickname at one time. In ancient Greek mythology, a demon with mutiple heads.



Yup, like the HYDRA 2.75" Rocket.

Dontos, Maybe the Ontos was once named the "Hydra Gavin 2". Mr. Green

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"Hydra Gavin 2" Evil or Very Mad Shocked

OOH that is so wrong!
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HEY NOW!!! Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad

Hydra and Gavin were never, are not now, and / or WILL NEVER BE names given to the Ontos. With that said, and leaving no room for doubt,.....

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Hi Dontos!

Mongoose? I like that one, I think it would have made a great name for what became the M50.

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