±Recent Visitors

Recent Visitors to Com-Central!

±User Info-big


Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: TylerK93
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 6591

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 95
Total: 95
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Community Forums
02: Photo Gallery
03: Community Forums
04: Photo Gallery
05: Community Forums
06: Community Forums
07: Community Forums
08: Community Forums
09: Community Forums
10: Community Forums
11: Community Forums
12: Home
13: Community Forums
14: Community Forums
15: Community Forums
16: Community Forums
17: Community Forums
18: Photo Gallery
19: Photo Gallery
20: Photo Gallery
21: Community Forums
22: Photo Gallery
23: Photo Gallery
24: Community Forums
25: Community Forums
26: Community Forums
27: Community Forums
28: Community Forums
29: Community Forums
30: Community Forums
31: Community Forums
32: Photo Gallery
33: Community Forums
34: Community Forums
35: Community Forums
36: Community Forums
37: Photo Gallery
38: Community Forums
39: Community Forums
40: Community Forums
41: Community Forums
42: Downloads
43: Community Forums
44: Photo Gallery
45: Community Forums
46: Community Forums
47: Home
48: Community Forums
49: Community Forums
50: Community Forums
51: Photo Gallery
52: Community Forums
53: Community Forums
54: Community Forums
55: Community Forums
56: Member Screenshots
57: Community Forums
58: Community Forums
59: Photo Gallery
60: Community Forums
61: Community Forums
62: Community Forums
63: Photo Gallery
64: Photo Gallery
65: Community Forums
66: Home
67: Community Forums
68: Community Forums
69: Community Forums
70: Photo Gallery
71: Home
72: Community Forums
73: Home
74: Community Forums
75: Community Forums
76: Photo Gallery
77: Community Forums
78: Community Forums
79: Community Forums
80: Community Forums
81: Photo Gallery
82: Community Forums
83: Photo Gallery
84: Community Forums
85: Photo Gallery
86: Community Forums
87: Community Forums
88: Photo Gallery
89: Community Forums
90: Home
91: News
92: Community Forums
93: Member Screenshots
94: Community Forums
95: Community Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
Trip to Little Rock
The AFV ASSOCIATION was formed in 1964 to support the thoughts and research of all those interested in Armored Fighting Vehicles and related topics, such as AFV drawings. The emphasis has always been on sharing information and communicating with other members of similar interests; e.g. German armor, Japanese AFVs, or whatever.
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page     Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Joe_D
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 28, 2006
Posts: 2024
Location: Razorback Country
PostPosted: Sun Jan 11, 2009 11:57 pm
Post subject: Trip to Little Rock

Went to Little Rock today and visited Camp Robinson,

Here is what I found,

At the National Guard Museum,

M114
M114 SN and RN ?
34.825461, -92.283909

M551
M551 RN
Had an awakening when looking at the rear, I suddenly remembered that's where the SN was located from when I was on them at NTC
M551 SN
34.825562, -92.283877

M60
M60 SN
M60 RN
34.825562, -92.283850

M55
No idea where the SN is, 34.825622, -92.283804

M47
M47 SN
34.825679, -92.283780

M113
M113 Right Front Head Lamp SN
M113 Right Rear SN
34.825736, -92.283909

M110
M110 SN
34. 825690, -92.283936

M247
M247 SN
First time I found a registration number on one, located under the left front headlamp assembly, just like the M60 series
M247 RN
34.825503, -92.284024

There is no M40 anywhere on the camp, I believe the 8" towed Howitzer at the gate is what caused the confusion, 34.819994, -92.277415. Could not get any pictures for obvious reasons.

At the other gate which is now closed off were two M42's.
M42
Data Plate SN 286 5286 SN ?
34.818998, -92.266544

M42
Data Plate SN 324 5524
34.818725, -92.266300

This may not be an AFV but I thought it was interesting, especially since the ID said so.
M26
ID sign, M60 ?

I also found two M60's tucked away in a storage yard, along with an ITV that belong to the museum.
M60
M60 SN 2010
M60 RN

M60
M60 SN 1950
M60 RN

You can see the ITV in front of this tank, but I kinda had to go so I didn't get any more pictures. I can't give a location for obvious reasons.

If anyone wants any different views of any particular vehicle let me know. I am posting some stuff on the artillery forum too.

Joe D
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Joe_D
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 28, 2006
Posts: 2024
Location: Razorback Country
PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 12:13 am
Post subject: Re: Trip to Little Rock

Oh,

Forgot to mention it, but I used my new camera pole which has an articulated head and improved trigger device. Worked great and was much faster and easier to use. If anyone wants I can share the design and how it works.

Joe D
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
TrevorLarkum
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Sep 15, 2007
Posts: 1596
Location: Northampton, England
PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 8:21 am
Post subject: Re: Trip to Little Rock

Good finds. I'd be interest in the new pole design (nothing that will compromise your patent application, of course!).

_________________
Trevor

Dr Trevor Larkum
Preserved Tanks: PreservedTanks.com
Armour Archive: ArmourArchive.co.uk
EVs
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
MarkHolloway
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 2054
Location: Beatty, Nevada
PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 10:09 am
Post subject: Re: Trip to Little Rock

Nice pictures, Joe. Thanks. Not that it makes that much difference but the Sheridan is an A1, The M110 an A2 and I think the M113 is an A2.

_________________
"TUMBLEWEED"
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Photo Gallery
Joe_D
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 28, 2006
Posts: 2024
Location: Razorback Country
PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 10:25 am
Post subject: Re: Trip to Little Rock

Yeah,

I knew that but got lazy, external slave receptacle on M551 helps ID her as an A1, Baffle on muzzle makes M110A2. Now for the 113, I can't tell between the A2 and A1.

Joe D
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Kurt_Laughlin
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 23, 2006
Posts: 569

PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 10:45 am
Post subject: Re: Trip to Little Rock

Thanks Joe!

1. The M42 (and M41) numbers are duplicated on the mod plate: One is the build number, one is the Ordnance (official) S/N. Those two are S/N 286 and 324. I'm still looking for somebody to get in one of those with different build and serial numbers to report what's on the data plate so we know which is which. The middle digit varies, not sure what it means.

2. There were pictures published on the old geocaching site of the M40 at Camp Robinson at 34.8128N, 92.2896W, so it must have been moved.

3. I have an M48 AVLB S/N A1B072. Maybe the A1xxxx S/Ns were used for M48 rebuilds? Maybe AAD?

KL
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
MarkHolloway
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 2054
Location: Beatty, Nevada
PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 11:25 am
Post subject: Re: Trip to Little Rock

I tell the difference on the M551A1 by the laser range finder. The external slave receptacle was added later. They didn't have them when I was on the M551A1. The M113A2 has a different exhaust outlet than the A1 and there are two heater or bilge pump outlets on top. Can't remember which.

_________________
"TUMBLEWEED"
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Photo Gallery
Tichenor
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Dec 06, 2007
Posts: 451
Location: Antwerp
PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 2:31 pm
Post subject: Re: Trip to Little Rock

Hi

Did some searching with Google Earth, Could this be the missing M40?
34.8135, -92.29

Michel
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website Photo Gallery
Joe_D
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 28, 2006
Posts: 2024
Location: Razorback Country
PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 5:02 pm
Post subject: Re: Trip to Little Rock

Michel,

The images show possibly two M40's at the entrance, but those satellite pictures are pretty old, at least 4-5 years. If you continue up the road you'll also see a lot of aircraft on display. The group on the left (west) are no more, the F105 and F104 are gone, only the F84 remains. I went through that gate at least 3 times, I'm quite sure I would have noticed them if they were there Smile ,

Joe D
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Neil_Baumgardner
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 23, 2006
Posts: 3941
Location: Arlington, VA
PostPosted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 3:38 pm
Post subject: Re: Trip to Little Rock

Joe,
Thats an M26A1 Dragon Wagon - the unarmored version. The baseline M26 actually does qualify as an AFV Wink

Neil
Back to top
View user's profile
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board
Page 1 of 1
All times are GMT - 6 Hours



Jump to:  


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum