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    Psst(just tell everyone you photo-chopped it into a random gogle search pic).
    Don't worry about the size difference

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    Quote Originally Posted by rustystud View Post
    Yeah I should have taken it outside !
    Or stuffed a pair of pants and attached a boot to make it look like someone is buried.

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    I am looking to do similar. Will you sell these kits?

    I want to move civilian trucks F350-F450 and mini buses with a medium military Tow bar
    I thought about the axles clamps but not sure if they are right or not.
    My average Tow is 200-400 miles.
    Does anyone have any recommendations?

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    Quote Originally Posted by deshet View Post
    I am looking to do similar. Will you sell these kits?

    I want to move civilian trucks F350-F450 and mini buses with a medium military Tow bar
    I thought about the axles clamps but not sure if they are right or not.
    My average Tow is 200-400 miles.
    Does anyone have any recommendations?

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    It would be really easy to adapt the military medium tow-bar to tow any truck. Just fabricate some brackets like I did with the holes for the pins and your golden. Also if you have the military axle clamp it will also attach to straight axles. You just need to be careful. On front axles that have more rounded edges you can have a piece of 1/2" flat bar that will go between the axle and the clamp. Once the clamp is tightened down, it won't move.

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    Rusty,
    Thanks for linking this thread and resurrecting it.
    I like the homemade tow bar, but have already acquired both a Medium Tow Bar and a HEAVY Tow Bar too. I doubt I'll ever have a real need for the HEAVY one, but I seem to never be able to get rid of ANY "tools".

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    Thanks Rusty. As usual you have some good ideas. Your mounts for the S-250 shelter to the M-105 trailer are great.
    1972 M35A2C W/W, 1986 M105A2, 1953 M38A1, S250 Shelter. "He was old and wise, which meant tired and disappointed" T.E. Lawrence

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAFSS-ColdWarrior View Post
    Rusty,
    Thanks for linking this thread and resurrecting it.
    I like the homemade tow bar, but have already acquired both a Medium Tow Bar and a HEAVY Tow Bar too. I doubt I'll ever have a real need for the HEAVY one, but I seem to never be able to get rid of ANY "tools".
    You do know the moment you decide to get rid of a tool you will need it the next day ! That is Murphy's Law ! And as we all know, "The Law is the Law" !!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by rustystud View Post
    You do know the moment you decide to get rid of a tool you will need it the next day ! That is Murphy's Law ! And as we all know, "The Law is the Law" !!!
    Wait a minute, rustystud. I thought that GRAVITY was The Law...is that not it?!!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Another Ahab View Post
    Wait a minute, rustystud. I thought that GRAVITY was The Law...is that not it?!!


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    Well there's man's law and then there's GOD's law ie: Gravity. So I guess that trumps mans law.

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