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Looking for Information on the M-5 High Speed Tractor
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 17, 2008 11:43 am
Post subject: Looking for Information on the M-5 High Speed Tractor

Can anyone help me find information (specs, etc) of the M-5 HST? I am trying to build a 1/6 scale model of one from scratch. Any help is greatly appreciated.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 17, 2008 12:08 pm
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No specs, but here are some pics I took of the one in Topeka, Ks.

kcamps.org/gallery2/ma...&g2_page=3
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 17, 2008 1:06 pm
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Thanks Tanker2010! I appreciate any help I can get. These photos will help me, that's for sure.
Thanks again.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 18, 2008 3:19 am
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Here is a shot I took of one several years ago (2004, I believe).

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It ran around a little bit, during a 'Life of the Soldier' show at the Patton Museum.

It's a privately owned vehicle, not part of the Museums collection.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 18, 2008 5:13 am
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That belongs to Tim Garrett's 14th Armored group. He may have what you need. Their web site is www.14tharmoredre-creations.com/

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 18, 2008 8:20 am
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I have some pics of a M5A1 HST that may help you:

M5A1 HST

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 07, 2008 2:55 pm
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Many thanks to you guys for the assistance. I am starting on the conversion and wil post pictures when done.
Thanks again!
Jack
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 28, 2008 6:38 pm
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Here are some in progress pictures of the two M-5 High Speed Tractor's that my friend Art (Sparky22856) and I are building. These are built to 1/6th scale. The only parts from the 21st Century Static M-5 Stuart tank, are the tracks, drive sprockets, bogeys, road wheels, return rollers, idler wheels and tail light lenses. All else is scratchbuilt.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 29, 2008 8:02 am
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Now those are very nice! It would be great if later when they are finished to provide a link to their build in progress.

Thanks for sharing!
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 29, 2008 11:39 am
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Thanks Jeff. I will post a link when I can. I'm not able to so right now.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 30, 2008 6:41 pm
Post subject: Re: Looking for Information on the M-5 High Speed Tractor

I suspect there may be some material in my "High Speed Tractor" book that would help you.

Info on the book can be found here:

www.steelsoldiers.com/...=ad&id=169

Best wishes,
David Doyle
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