±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: 1
Visitors: 78
Total: 79
Who Is Where:
 Members:
01: Massimo_Foti > Community Forums
 Visitors:
01: Community Forums
02: Photo Gallery
03: Community Forums
04: Community Forums
05: Community Forums
06: Community Forums
07: Community Forums
08: Community Forums
09: Community Forums
10: Community Forums
11: Downloads
12: Photo Gallery
13: Community Forums
14: Community Forums
15: Community Forums
16: Community Forums
17: Community Forums
18: Community Forums
19: Home
20: Photo Gallery
21: Community Forums
22: Photo Gallery
23: Community Forums
24: Community Forums
25: Community Forums
26: Community Forums
27: Community Forums
28: Community Forums
29: Community Forums
30: Community Forums
31: Photo Gallery
32: News
33: Photo Gallery
34: Community Forums
35: Community Forums
36: Community Forums
37: Community Forums
38: Community Forums
39: Community Forums
40: Community Forums
41: Photo Gallery
42: Community Forums
43: Community Forums
44: Community Forums
45: Community Forums
46: Community Forums
47: Community Forums
48: Community Forums
49: Photo Gallery
50: Photo Gallery
51: Community Forums
52: Community Forums
53: Community Forums
54: Photo Gallery
55: Community Forums
56: Community Forums
57: Community Forums
58: Photo Gallery
59: Home
60: Photo Gallery
61: Photo Gallery
62: Community Forums
63: Community Forums
64: Community Forums
65: Community Forums
66: Community Forums
67: Community Forums
68: Community Forums
69: Community Forums
70: Photo Gallery
71: Community Forums
72: Community Forums
73: Photo Gallery
74: Community Forums
75: Photo Gallery
76: Community Forums
77: Community Forums
78: Community Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
NEW TANK LISTS M-60'S and others
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.
Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5  Next
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page     Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
JG300-Ascout
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 04, 2005
Posts: 6247
Location: Cyberspace
PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2007 6:06 am
Post subject: Re: NEW TANK LISTS M-60'S and others

- Freiherr_Kiefer
for the undereducated here is a picture of the wee beastie with some jeeps for scale


This undereducated "Wild Sau" needs to have the "jeeps" pointed out to him, Herr Kiefer. Laughing

_________________
"All facts go to clearly prove that Shades is a thrice-cursed traitor & mentally deranged person steeped in inveterate enmity toward mankind"
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Freiherr_Kiefer
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Aug 03, 2007
Posts: 203
Location: Washington sectional
PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2007 6:32 am
Post subject: Re: NEW TANK LISTS M-60'S and others

"jeep" is das amerikaner version of ein "Kubelwagen" Mr. Green and they are in the cargo hold Smile much larger trucks surround the airplane
Back to top
View user's profile
JG300-Ascout
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 04, 2005
Posts: 6247
Location: Cyberspace
PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2007 6:42 am
Post subject: Re: NEW TANK LISTS M-60'S and others

- Freiherr_Kiefer
"jeep" is das amerikaner version of ein "Kubelwagen" Mr. Green and they are in the cargo hold Smile much larger trucks surround the airplane


Ach! Zo...ve cannot use ze jeeps for ze "scale"....ve must use ze trucks, Ja? Laughing

_________________
"All facts go to clearly prove that Shades is a thrice-cursed traitor & mentally deranged person steeped in inveterate enmity toward mankind"
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
binder001
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 363

PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2007 7:01 am
Post subject: Re: NEW TANK LISTS M-60'S and others

1) Thanks for sharing the list

2) All the M4-series designation for Nebraska are wrong. I have yet to find ANY 75mm gunned tanks in the area.

3) There are a number of M60A3s in Nebraska that aren't on the list. They came from the NE ArNG when the 1/195th Armor was eliminated.

Gary
Back to top
View user's profile
JimWeb
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 23, 2006
Posts: 1434
Location: The back of beyond
PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2007 7:05 am
Post subject: Re: NEW TANK LISTS M-60'S and others

Aren't those 'jeeps' Mack five-tonners???

Gives you a a slighter better perspective on the size...

Cool

_________________
TTFN
Jim

If your not a member of JED then your
not serious about anything military..

***********************
www.jedsite.info
JED Military Equipment
***********************
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website ICQ Number
Neil_Baumgardner
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 23, 2006
Posts: 3941
Location: Arlington, VA
PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2007 7:39 am
Post subject: Re: NEW TANK LISTS M-60'S and others

Thanks for the heads up binder. Yes, the TACOM list has a lot of obvious errors - Sherman 76s listed as Sherman 75s, etc. I even found a German Weasel located at Selfridge ANGB listed as an M29 Weasel...

Unless the TACOM list is specific I will probably just say "M4 Sherman" and then "Unconfirmed" for any entries I dont already have.

That being said, I was a little surprised to find that about 70-80% of the M4 Shermans listed by TACOM were also on my list, although sometimes the model was misidentified...

Neil
Back to top
View user's profile
tanker2010
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Aug 19, 2006
Posts: 264
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2007 10:03 am
Post subject: Re: NEW TANK LISTS M-60'S and others

Neil,
Isn't the brain supposed to be one of the first things to go when you hang up the spurs? Your right. There's a Lingle in a little park across I-70 from the gate by the airfield on FT. Riley. It's not in Junction City, but very close. Don't know if care about this, but at that same little park if you climb this hill with about 900 steps, at the top is one of the last "Atomic Cannons". There was also another M114 back behind the Combat Air Museum at Forbes Field in Topeka.
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: Wed Aug 29, 2007 11:11 am
Post subject: Re: NEW TANK LISTS M-60'S and others

tanker,
any chance you could generally pick out where that M114 is from this satellite picture?

maps.google.com/maps?h...a=N&tab=wl

Neil


Last edited by Neil_Baumgardner on Wed Aug 29, 2007 11:39 am; edited 1 time in total
Back to top
View user's profile
armyjunk2
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Sep 21, 2006
Posts: 1411

PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2007 11:36 am
Post subject: Re: NEW TANK LISTS M-60'S and others

this should be easy with Google earth

Back to top
View user's profile
armyjunk2
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Sep 21, 2006
Posts: 1411

PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2007 11:42 am
Post subject: Re: NEW TANK LISTS M-60'S and others

it was easy but its one of those areas that not clear on google earth, I could have pictures of that track....i'll look

39'02' 16.78"N
96'45' 47.45"W


Last edited by armyjunk2 on Wed Aug 29, 2007 11:44 am; edited 1 time in total
Back to top
View user's profile
Neil_Baumgardner
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 23, 2006
Posts: 3941
Location: Arlington, VA
PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2007 11:43 am
Post subject: Re: NEW TANK LISTS M-60'S and others

Yeah, just off Henry Dr up a windy road right?

Neil
Back to top
View user's profile
armyjunk2
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Sep 21, 2006
Posts: 1411

PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2007 11:46 am
Post subject: Re: NEW TANK LISTS M-60'S and others

does that area show up clear on anyones elses Google earth?
Back to top
View user's profile
Neil_Baumgardner
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 23, 2006
Posts: 3941
Location: Arlington, VA
PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2007 11:48 am
Post subject: Re: NEW TANK LISTS M-60'S and others

Try the link and use the hybrid view.

Neil
Back to top
View user's profile
armyjunk2
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Sep 21, 2006
Posts: 1411

PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2007 11:52 am
Post subject: Re: NEW TANK LISTS M-60'S and others

about the same, each zig and zag has something sitting there, i was there 7 years ago so Ive forgotten what?
Back to top
View user's profile
Joe_D
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 28, 2006
Posts: 2024
Location: Razorback Country
PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2007 1:51 pm
Post subject: Re: NEW TANK LISTS M-60'S and others

AJ2,
From what I remember there was an M114, M59, some old artillery piece and the the Atomic Cannon at the top. It had gotton pretty neglected for a while but they started cleaning it up around 2002.

Neil,
I've been culling the M60 listings and there are some issues much like what you identified. Some serial numbers are very obviously wrong for what they ID, Case in point is the M60A2 they list in Hamburg NY with a Serial Number of 4185A, an obvious A3 SN. Others are Dead on. I guess they depended on whoever de-milled the tank to give accurate ID's and SN's. You'd be amazed how a Troop can screw up the simplest things without very specific guidance. I also see some double listings of the same tank. It's like it had been transferred to another location/owner and the old listing was not removed. I am hoping to clean up all the M60 stuff by the end of next week and confirm some of the questionalble ones. I will send you my results when I'm done.

Joe D
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board
Page 3 of 5
All times are GMT - 6 Hours
Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5  Next



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