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Crown Point, IN - M4A1(76) HVSS Gallery
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 11:16 pm
Post subject: Crown Point, IN - M4A1(76) HVSS Gallery

Hi All,

While passing through Crown Point, IN this past weekend, we stopped off and grabbed some photos of the M4A1(76) HVSS on display. I took a photo of the build number on the side, but couldn’t really make out the numbers - they look like 1287 to me however;

Kurt Laughlin - in your posts regarding this tank wrote:

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The Crown point tank is approximately SN 68021 with a "1-323" mark.
KL


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M4A1(76) HVSS, Crown Point IN - BN 1-321.

KL


www.vgbimages.com/AFV-...4A176-HVSS

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 26, 2016 8:03 pm
Post subject: Re: Crown Point, IN - M4A1(76) HVSS Gallery

They are upside down, not reversed, on the hull.

It's 1-321 as seen in your photos. My photos are pre-scraping; I must've seen different photos somewhere.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 26, 2016 8:10 pm
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What madness is this?

Ok, I've flipped the photo in Lightroom and I see what you're talking about. Is that an A before the 321?

Thanks Kurt!
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 27, 2016 9:38 pm
Post subject: Re: Crown Point, IN - M4A1(76) HVSS Gallery

- vagabond
Is that an A before the 321?!


No, a stamped hyphen and a V-shaped ripple in the casting or the paint.

KL
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 28, 2016 1:44 am
Post subject: Re: Crown Point, IN - M4A1(76) HVSS Gallery

sometimes, you see layers of paint and you think you see some stamped letters or numbers. But when you scratch the layers of paint, there is nothing.. I experienced this many times

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Ok - Thanks for the info!
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