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    Wanted: [UT] Vinyl Cover for Trailer: M116A2 Power Plant AN/MJQ-33

    Bump! Still looking.
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    Wanted: [UT] Vinyl Cover for Trailer: M116A2 Power Plant AN/MJQ-33

    I am looking for a very nice condition tan or green vinyl cover for my M116A2 Power Plant AN/MJQ-33 trailer. Shipping will be to Kaysville, UT 84037 Please show me what you have and price with shipping please. Either post here or send me a message (click on my profile name, "Valence" and...
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    Steel Soldiers migration 12/9/19

    Is it necessary to repeatedly pop this up? Yes, I know the purpose of ads, and no I won't be clicking on them anyway. I know the forum is not free and I've paid a good deal over the years to support. So I ask again, is it really necessary to repeatedly display this pop-up, no matter how many...
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    Fall 2019 Utah MV Meetup & Swap Meet

    Reminder! This is happening tomorrow! I am highly interested in a spare wheel and a tan (or even green) cover for my M116A2 generator trailer. And 1 Goodyear G177 11.00x20 tire. Hope to see ya locals there ;)
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    Fall 2019 Utah MV Meetup & Swap Meet

    Our Spring 2019 event was very successful! So to follow that, we're having our Fall 2019 Utah Military Vehicle Meetup & Swap Meet to take place at the Ogden, UT Smith & Edwards. The official Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2454266591454546/ This is a 1/2 day get-together where...
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    Valence's 1990 Turtle Mountain M116A2 Power Plant AN/MJQ-33

    Honestly, I have considered disassembling this trailer and using the frame on my Pioneer Tool Trailer project, and keeping the generators and transfer switch box for home use. But the dang thing is complete and readily usable as is... I'm thinking of just leaving it. Gunzy has recommended that I...
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    Valence's 1990 Turtle Mountain M116A2 Power Plant AN/MJQ-33

    Some of the bad things about the trailer: As expected, it needs some TLC. Sadly it's 686 tan CARC over 383 green CARC -hahah, but none of my equipment is tan and I prefer woodland or solid 383 green. The center wood over the bows needs replacement, it's rotted beyond saving. I would need to...
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    Valence's 1990 Turtle Mountain M116A2 Power Plant AN/MJQ-33

    Pictured above, the trailer came with a single, rusty, old style screw top jerry can, and below are the contents of the tool box with all the additional fuel hose that was packed around it, plus the CO2 fire extinguisher. Note: Only seen in the right picture is a slightly bent up tan rod tan...
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    Valence's 1990 Turtle Mountain M116A2 Power Plant AN/MJQ-33

    Yes, yes I have purchased another trailer (purchased on September 5th, 2019). :whistle: This trailer was listed locally about 15 miles from my home and I just couldn't say no to it for the price and condition. It is an M116A2 chassis with a Power Plant AN/MJQ-33 body sporting two 3KW MEP-701A...
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    Valence's 1997 Pribbs M101A3

    Well heck. On Friday, September 6th, 2019 I went to move the trailer and when I released the right side park brake, the internal portion that attaches to the top of the handle broke. And I know these handles are not reproduced anywhere. =/ Well, I suppose I'll still try placing a want ad.
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    Valence's 1972 M35A2

    I also purchased 23 NOS recessed bed tie-downs from my all-time favorite surplus store, Army Surplus Warehouse. I stumbled upon these in two separate locations in the store, and I couldn't leave without them. (yes, I need 1 more to have an even number, but that's all they had). Some of the tie...
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    Valence's 1972 M35A2

    For my, I believe, 9th year in a row, I participated in my city's Independence Day parade. Well documented here: https://www.steelsoldiers.com/showthread.php?141749-Honoring-The-Lord-and-Nation&p=2235303&viewfull=1#post2235303 Ending odometer: 3770.5 miles (+5.1 miles) Ending hour meter...
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    Valence's 1972 M35A2

    I spent all of July 3rd, 2019 working on misc items on the deuce. I finally put a real edge on the axe that lives in the pioneer tool rack. The extreme dullness before: After sharpening with a hand bastard file: Boiled Linseed Oil to seal the bare steel from corrosion. I figured out...
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    Valence's 1972 M35A2

    I'm still trying to catch up on things I did with/to my deuce: June 06th, 2019: Sounds of Freedom Car Show, Layton, Utah (Yes, I took my miniature side-kick ;) One veteran talked to me for a while and was convinced he served with my deuce in the Utah National Guard. Unfortunately I didn't...
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    Valence's 1972 M35A2

    That's a good suggestion. I do go to a handful car shows each year, but I do prefer to look at other MVs so why I'm now trying to organize 2 yearly local MV get-togethers, such as linked to earlier.
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