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The Fort Knox Renault's in Afghanistan
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 08, 2008 11:14 am
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The Fort Knox Renault's in Afghanistan

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Would still like to know if anything has happened with the Disston tank there...

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and most probably there were other interesting items to recover...

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Lots of junk in these photos..... dukw's, lots of artillery, choppers and planes

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russian DUKWs? Well this junkyard deserves a complete review of which spare parts could be used to restore other vehicles, because there are undoubtly valuable spare parts there...

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good question, look US to me but the russians made a close copy the ZiL-485
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 08, 2008 1:17 pm
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Hi Folks!

- the_shadock
russian DUKWs?


Yes. The cargo bed in the Russian version goes all the way to the rear of the vehicle with a tail gate. The cargo bed of the US version stop about even with the rear set of tires and there is a rear deck on the same level as the sideboards.

Boy would I love to go exploring in that junk yard!
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thanks Roy
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Man... No one took the hook... Only one known survivor in the world... And its in that junkyard...

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well I thought the Disston tank was in a kind of museum in Afghanistan?



Wonder what happened to the Disston tank, PT-76 and T-34/85?

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Hi Folks!

- the_shadock
russian DUKWs?


Yes. The cargo bed in the Russian version goes all the way to the rear of the vehicle with a tail gate. The cargo bed of the US version stop about even with the rear set of tires and there is a rear deck on the same level as the sideboards.

Boy would I love to go exploring in that junk yard!
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well I thought the Disston tank was in a kind of museum in Afghanistan?



Wonder what happened to the Disston tank, PT-76 and T-34/85?

P-O


I dont think that museum exists anymore - or has for many years...

Last picture I saw - on the old board unfortunately - it was in that Kabul scrapyard... I'll try to find it again, but wasnt able to last time I looked...

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In the photo with the DUKWs there appears to be another FT-18 with its turret. Is this the one on its side that has been turned onto its tracks or another one altogether?

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Hi Garry! Hi Folks!

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In the photo with the DUKWs there appears to be another FT-18 with its turret. Is this the one on its side that has been turned onto its tracks or another one altogether?


My guess is it's the one that was laying on it's side.

Look very closely at the area just in front of and in back of the FT17. It is setting on the cargo bed of a truck. The cab of the truck is to the right of the FT17. It's hard to see, but that luckly FT17 is on it's way out of that junk yard.

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Good catch, Roy. I believe you're right. I couldn't see the truck for the junk.

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