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      Quote Originally Posted by arozanski View Post

      Mine was actually a Neval, a British-modified Ukrainian motorcycle, if that gives some idea of the build quality and reliability
      broken? drink a bottle of vodka...it might not be fixed, but it won't matter.
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      AP1 S2000? I can not in good conscience talk you out of that. May your slip angle be great and your bed not be the couch!

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      Quote Originally Posted by Roberto Dimento View Post
      that is sweet engineering
      If I recall correctly, the M18 was the only tank destroyer on ANY side in that conflict that was purpose built from the start as a TD. Everyone else was modifying pre-existing tank chassis to carry the heavier anti-tank guns.
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      There is an area of a normal brain that lets the owner know the object works and needs to be left alone. Not all of us have it. It is like being colorblind.

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      Quote Originally Posted by compy222 View Post
      broken? drink a bottle of vodka...it might not be fixed, but it won't matter.
      Yup. Design wasn't bad, but material quality was...iffy, to say the least
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      Quote Originally Posted by NeverEnoughCars View Post
      Just need a background check, $200 tax stamp, and probably a few other forms filled out.
      That is it.
      What could possibly go wrong?
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      Quote Originally Posted by Cabin Pics View Post
      What could possibly go wrong?
      At least you would not need to worry about road ragers.
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      Pedantry: winning arguments through exasperation since 1651. An Old World Tradition!
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      Quote Originally Posted by Cabin Pics View Post
      What could possibly go wrong?
      did you read the whole thread? because i think it answers your question thoroughly.
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      AP1 S2000? I can not in good conscience talk you out of that. May your slip angle be great and your bed not be the couch!

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      Quote Originally Posted by compy222 View Post
      did you read the whole thread? because i think it answers your question thoroughly.
      Unless a road rager has a sticky bomb or RPG, I think you will be just fine without using the 76mm cannon.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Power5 View Post
      Unless a road rager has a sticky bomb or RPG, I think you will be just fine without using the 76mm cannon.
      i feel like that would really ruin the fun though. i suppose just seeing the turret traverse towards you in traffic would be enough for an underwear change.
      Quote Originally Posted by capsaicin View Post
      AP1 S2000? I can not in good conscience talk you out of that. May your slip angle be great and your bed not be the couch!

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      Haha, yeah it would. Any tailgaters because my hellcat can only do 55. Twist that turret to the back and watch as every car behind you gives you a quarter mile buffer zone.

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      Quote Originally Posted by compy222 View Post
      did you read the whole thread? because i think it answers your question thoroughly.
      Yes, I read it. Kind of what I was referring to.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Power5 View Post
      ... because my hellcat can only do 55 ...
      Friend just said at coffee this morning that he took his early Power Wagon to a national owner's convention in Idaho. Took 3 days to get there from MA since the top speed is 50.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Cooper View Post
      Friend just said at coffee this morning that he took his early Power Wagon to a national owner's convention in Idaho. Took 3 days to get there from MA since the top speed is 50.

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dodge_Power_Wagon
      Dad has a '51 chevy 3600 on split rims with bias plys. He wants to drive it to Colorado to drive while at his cabin. Told him it would take a few days due to speed and harshness.

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      At first I was like, wow it must be awesome to own a tank. I wonder if the gun works...


      Then, I was sad.
      "Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin to slit throats." -H. L. Mencken

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      After rushing it through testing in the first half of 1943, the M18 Hellcat went into production at the Buick plant in Flint, Mich., in July of that year, costing taxpayers $55,230 a pop -- or about $746,000 in today's dollars. Buick initially was slated to build 8986 Hellcats for the U.S. Army and Lend-Lease recipients, but ultimately only 2507 would be built, with production ending in October of 1944.
      Quote Originally Posted by PsyberVW View Post
      Locking it up because it's going to get worse mileage than a 1 legged dog with a hang over - yet stir up more crap than a starving catfish in a landfill.

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