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  1. saddamsnightmare

    Under "new" vehicle build rules fr classic vehicles-pity we can't figure out a way!

    Under "new" vehicle build rules fr classic vehicles-pity we can't figure out a way! April 16th, 2019 Gentlemen and Ladies: Under the new vehicle build rules for classic vehicles, isn't it a pity we haven't figured out a way to bring in new KIA M450 derivatives of the old Jeep M715 PU...
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    GE 25 Ton Locomotive Operators Manual

    November 14th, 2016 Gents: TM-55-1268 Locomotive Diesel Electric 56-1/2" Guage 23 and 25 Ton 0-4-0 Department of the Army March 1954
  3. saddamsnightmare

    Any ideas as to how we can get Fiat-Chrysler to dump their bogus Jeep replicas?

    July 24th, 2016. Anyone here have good connections with Fiat Chrysler? Any chance we can get them to dump their bogus project pickups and bring in some rebadged KIA M425's (Diesel M715) series trucks. From what I have seen of late, Chrysler, as usual, is pi--ing in the wind and is sure to...
  4. saddamsnightmare

    USMC Retreads aircraft from Davis Monthan to make up shortage!

    June 25th, 2016. Looks like Davis- Monthan AFB and Boeing are going to be a little busier pulling FA-18's off of the deadline and repairing them for the USMC due to delays on the F-35 project. Perhaps there are a couple of F4-U Corsairs or F3F4 Wildcats that could improve our response time...
  5. saddamsnightmare

    Unimog is coming to town!

    December 18th, 2015. gents: This is a creation of our Lincoln Home Eastern national bookstore manager, who was figuring out something for Christmas concerning my old Unimog S404.114 Swiss... It's set to "Santa Claus is Coming to Town"! I take no credit for it, but I figure that your would...
  6. saddamsnightmare

    Modern Marvels-US Military Helicopters

    December 7th, 2015.:-D Yet another Modern Marvel: https://youtu.be/geMKGgix4Qs
  7. saddamsnightmare

    So you want to fly a helicopter?

    December 6th, 2015.:twisted: 1952 U.S.Navy Rotary Wing training film.... https://youtu.be/D9c4I3nRIFA US Army WDTV.... https://youtu.be/JBMM_Ux7Dik and the 1957 version of above.... https://youtu.be/NH5iodxePFI 1959.... https://youtu.be/T4-LJvKz2JI UH-1 and AH-1 Mast...
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    US Army Helicopter operations in Vietnam in 1963.

    December 6th, 2015. A flight back in time, so to speak, to 1963 and (South) Vietnam.:grin: https://youtu.be/ab9JUXfqbng
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    USMC HR2S1 Helicoper clip.

    December 6th, 2015. Another old egg beater from the USMC...:???: https://youtu.be/M1h1gzcltL0
  10. saddamsnightmare

    Chinook CH-47A Army Publicity film 1963

    December 6th, 2015. Here's some more Army films for you, on the Chinook CH-47A. https://youtu.be/tKUm-X5WJew Enjoy!:naner:
  11. saddamsnightmare

    Sikorsky S-55 Pre Flight Inspection film

    December 5th, 2015. I had the chance to see a turbo version of this one lifting air conditioners to the roof of the Hilton here in the Lincoln home Neighborhood....noisy as sin, and the pilot must have had very large cojones to do what he did.... https://youtu.be/ZCijbNi9aXE Enjoy, this...
  12. saddamsnightmare

    Looking to replac an S404.114 Unimog with a U1300

    October 27th, 2015. Gents: I have a Unimog S404.114 listed in the classifieds and hope to find it a good home here in Illinois, as the reason is due to a possible reposting to another NPS site fairly far away from Springfield. What I will be looking for is a U1300L with High Speed or Ultra...
  13. saddamsnightmare

    Ran into a currently in service 1-1/2 T CUCV PU at Lincoln Home today!

    October 21st, 2015. Gents: I ran into a currently in service Chevrolet CUCV(1) 1-1/2 Ton pickup still in service with the 342 CM CO. The truck was in charge of one of the company Sergeants who drove it down from Chicago, he says the trip was slow, but he pulled the truck back from the...
  14. saddamsnightmare

    Information regarding FMV licensing in Utah; also chance of picking one up in Europe.

    February 25th, 2015. Gents: Looking for peculiar licensing issues for either Unimog U1300L or S404.114; or M35A2 aand lastly M38/M38A1 for everyday use in Utah (due to possible reposting); and secondly, possibility of picking up U1300L in Europe and shipping home after 18 month posting in...
  15. saddamsnightmare

    Amazing! Ever notice how many threads are locked in this Forum?

    July 1st, 2014.:carnac: Gentlemen & Ladies: Ever notice how many threads are locked in the "Politics affecting the MV Hobby" Forum? I do believe that it is outstanding proof of the resiliency of the human mind, and perhaps also of its inability to accept change! I never realized that we...
  16. saddamsnightmare

    1905/1950 USACE Tugboat/1944 US Army Tugboat.

    March 5th, 2014. (See post No. 6 below for the requested photographs) Gents: Not saying that its going to happen, but...... Depending on where my next posting is likely going to be, would either a 1905/1950 U.S.Army Corps of Engineers Diesel Tugboat, or a 1944 built ex U.S.Army "ST"...
  17. saddamsnightmare

    Odd starting behavior of S404.114 at zero degrees and below!

    February 13th, 2014.:shrugs: Gentlemen: The last couple of cold snaps have revealed an odd behavior trait on my 1963 Swiss Cargo Unimog with pertronix ignition and electric fuel pump set up. At zero degrees F or below, the truck will crank, but will not fire, and within a very few seconds...
  18. saddamsnightmare

    F16 Fighter to Drone as converted by Boeing

    December 23rd, 2013. Gentlemen: This should go along with the WWII U.S.Navy Drone in the Conversations section. Apparently our older F-16's are destined to a newer, shorter life as drones. Does the conventional F16 use a cooling system in the cockpit like the drone does...
  19. saddamsnightmare

    "Don't Kill Your Friends" 1943 Training Film for pilots with Ensign Dilbert!

    "Don't Kill Your Friends" 1943 Training Film for pilots with Ensign Dilbert! September 12th, 2013. Gentlemen and Ladies: Here's a WWII Training film for pilots titled "Don't Kill Your Friends" with Ensign Dilbert! http://youtu.be/cU2T793tNqk Ensign Dilbert reminds me of the pilot in the...
  20. saddamsnightmare

    Its that time of year again, get ready to recoat your Unimog canvas before winter!

    August 13th, 2013.Its that time of year again! I just finished reoiling the cab top canvas on my Swiss Army S404.114 with its new (in 2008) Beachwood Canvas top. I had the top made by a gentleman, Bill Campbell, down in Paris, Texas, and considering that this truck sits out 365 days in a year...
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