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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2020 6:17 pm
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Greetings to all, I have a question - where the surviving XM1 Chrysler prototype turret is located now?

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:43 pm
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Indeed, inquiring minds want to know. In the late 1990s, this turret (or another of the Chrysler test turrets) was mounted on the hull of XM1 FSED prototype PV4 at the headquarters of the US Army Tank-automotive Command in Warren, Michigan (along with some other interesting early M1 test beds). In the decade following, these vehicles disappeared. I was never able to discover where they went, even though I was a TACOM employee and knew whom to ask – no-one seemed to know. Do these things still exist somewhere, or were they scrapped?
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 04, 2020 3:34 pm
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- Geoff_walden
Indeed, inquiring minds want to know. In the late 1990s, this turret (or another of the Chrysler test turrets) was mounted on the hull of XM1 FSED prototype PV4 at the headquarters of the US Army Tank-automotive Command in Warren, Michigan (along with some other interesting early M1 test beds). In the decade following, these vehicles disappeared. I was never able to discover where they went, even though I was a TACOM employee and knew whom to ask – no-one seemed to know. Do these things still exist somewhere, or were they scrapped?


here it is -

Looks like Firepower test rig original turret.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:18 am
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Does enybody know what are these mounts on XM1 for?
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2020 5:54 pm
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Where is "here"? I'm glad this turret survives.

Cheers,

Scott
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 08, 2020 5:08 am
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Where is "here"? I'm glad this turret survives.

Cheers,

Scott


At Tank-automotive Command in Warren, but no longer there.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 02, 2020 1:11 pm
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- Andrei
- Geoff_walden
Indeed, inquiring minds want to know. In the late 1990s, this turret (or another of the Chrysler test turrets) was mounted on the hull of XM1 FSED prototype PV4 at the headquarters of the US Army Tank-automotive Command in Warren, Michigan (along with some other interesting early M1 test beds). In the decade following, these vehicles disappeared. I was never able to discover where they went, even though I was a TACOM employee and knew whom to ask – no-one seemed to know. Do these things still exist somewhere, or were they scrapped?


here it is -

Looks like Firepower test rig original turret.


Yeah, that's a photo I took at TACOM in 1999, along with others. But I still don't know where these things went.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:52 pm
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XM1 early FSED turret model, said to be in Patton museum. It has cast gun mask and central part of the turret without combined armor, described in Hunnicutt book.
But it is the only photo of the model I found, maybe someone has more photo of this interesting design?
i.piccy.info/i9/eb3ce5...2864_n.jpg

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:01 pm
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- Andrei
XM1 early FSED turret model, said to be in Patton museum. It has cast gun mask and central part of the turret without combined armor, described in Hunnicutt book.
But it is the only photo of the model I found, maybe someone has more photo of this interesting design?
i.piccy.info/i9/eb3ce5...2864_n.jpg



Andrei, I think the first person I'd ask is Don Moriarty. He doesn't check in here often and he can most easily be reached personally or on several armor forums on Facebook.
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PostPosted: Mon May 24, 2021 11:50 am
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It looks like M9 Bulldozer kit on M1.
Very strange to see this, maybe someone knows any details?
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 01, 2021 12:39 pm
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Good photos, source unknown -



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 10, 2021 2:59 pm
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Andrei,

Nice find on the Chrysler XM-1 pictures. I noticed this tank is using the "Light Weight" sprockets, or at least appears to be. I was not aware they even made these that far back. I didn't start seeing these until the late 90's and in my opinion, were junk. Broke to easy back then. Also, if one went bad, you had to replace both on the same sprocket since the teeth and bolt holes to mount on the hub were off set from the original type. Guess even back in the 70's they tried to reduce weight with them and eventually when the M1 grew to over 70 tons they brought them back, lol.

My LT's tank at NTC, notice how it broke. Still were using crap T156 track too, this was in 2000.

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 11, 2021 10:00 am
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Dear Andrei,
the author of the photo of the XM1 model is Mr. John Hamill, who has his own website and is also an active in Facebook.
Link:
johnsmilitaryhistory.c...morm1.html
www.facebook.com/john.a.hamill
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:14 pm
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Thank you for the information!
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