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    Some old photos for seco

    That...would require me actually being able to locate it in my house. LOL Actually, now that I think about it I think it was actually an ad I clipped from a construction equipment magazine my dad used to get for his business back in the 80s and 90s.
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    Some old photos for seco

    Somewhere in a box in my house is a SECO flyer from around 1986 with a bunch of M5A1s for sale. IIRC they were sourced from a South American country.
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    M3 Stuart Tank pulled over for speeding!

    Nice. LOL It's an M5A1, BTW.
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    Sherman tank radial engine

    M3A3s, M5s and M5A1s did. M3s and M3A1s used radials.
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    play in the mud but underwater T-90

    True. LOL Unless we were actually doing gunnery, I always kept the cap installed to keep dust out of the tube. Nothing worse than swabbing a bore when you didn't even get to have fun shooting the thing. :\
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    play in the mud but underwater T-90

    If their tanks are anything like ours, they likely installed a rubber cap that goes over the end of the gun tube.
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    M60 PATTON Tank

    I've got photos from that drill, though most of them are of the tanks on and around the turn-in pads by MATES. I remember being told to do TCGST on the slick, but because I only knew the A3 from Fort Knox I was mostly clueless about most of the tasks on the list.
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    M60 PATTON Tank

    Same here, from 86-93. Started off in Charlie Troop, but while I was at Fort Knox for OSUT, they reorganized and when I got back everybody was in Alpha troop. Captain Nickel(s?) was my first Troop commander and 1SG Ricks was the top kick. Only drilled twice on the slicks before we went to...
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    M60 PATTON Tank

    What outfit, @Barrman?
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    M60 PATTON Tank

    AVDS 1790. Any M60-series tanks in Korea were US vehicles. South Korea operated M48s until converting to the K1-series MBT.
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    Bullet proof glass

    You might try calling these folks. http://www.texasarmoring.com/ If nothing else maybe they can hook you up with their supplier (assuming they don't make it themselves).
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    Chaffee?

    M41 Walker Bulldog. Postwar light tank.
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    M4 Sherman Hull on Farm

    I'm thinking the trailing idler is an "aftermarket modification", put on once the chassis was bought buy a civilian way back when. The rest of the hull (that we can see) and the transmission housing look like it was originally a gun tank.
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    Can you help me ID these

    Yes it is. I spent a very hot day there back in 2007 (sorry for the stretched video, it was shot in 4:3, but YouTube stretched to 16:9 for some reason).
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    M60A3 night vision value

    If that telescope came out of an M60A3, it's an M105D which is more of an auxilary sight. The preferred gunner's sight on the A3 was the Tank Thermal Sight. My avatar is a photo I took through the TTS on one of my tanks.
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