±Recent Visitors

Recent Visitors to Com-Central!

±User Info-big


Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: Robski
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 6641

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 175
Total: 175
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Community Forums
02: Community Forums
03: Community Forums
04: Home
05: Photo Gallery
06: Photo Gallery
07: Home
08: Community Forums
09: Community Forums
10: Home
11: Home
12: Community Forums
13: Photo Gallery
14: Home
15: Community Forums
16: Photo Gallery
17: Photo Gallery
18: Photo Gallery
19: Community Forums
20: Home
21: Photo Gallery
22: Community Forums
23: Photo Gallery
24: Community Forums
25: Community Forums
26: Community Forums
27: Community Forums
28: Community Forums
29: Home
30: Downloads
31: Community Forums
32: Community Forums
33: Community Forums
34: CPGlang
35: Home
36: Community Forums
37: Photo Gallery
38: Downloads
39: Community Forums
40: Downloads
41: Home
42: Home
43: Community Forums
44: Community Forums
45: Community Forums
46: Community Forums
47: Photo Gallery
48: Community Forums
49: Community Forums
50: Home
51: CPGlang
52: Community Forums
53: Community Forums
54: CPGlang
55: Community Forums
56: Home
57: Community Forums
58: Community Forums
59: Community Forums
60: Home
61: Community Forums
62: CPGlang
63: Photo Gallery
64: Community Forums
65: Community Forums
66: Community Forums
67: Community Forums
68: Home
69: Your Account
70: Community Forums
71: Community Forums
72: Community Forums
73: Photo Gallery
74: Community Forums
75: Community Forums
76: Community Forums
77: Community Forums
78: CPGlang
79: Community Forums
80: Home
81: Community Forums
82: CPGlang
83: Member Screenshots
84: Community Forums
85: Community Forums
86: Community Forums
87: Your Account
88: Community Forums
89: Community Forums
90: Photo Gallery
91: Downloads
92: Community Forums
93: Your Account
94: Statistics
95: Community Forums
96: Community Forums
97: Photo Gallery
98: Community Forums
99: Community Forums
100: Home
101: Community Forums
102: Community Forums
103: Community Forums
104: Photo Gallery
105: Community Forums
106: Community Forums
107: Community Forums
108: Community Forums
109: Community Forums
110: Community Forums
111: Community Forums
112: Photo Gallery
113: Your Account
114: Photo Gallery
115: Photo Gallery
116: Community Forums
117: Photo Gallery
118: Community Forums
119: Community Forums
120: Your Account
121: Photo Gallery
122: Community Forums
123: Photo Gallery
124: Community Forums
125: Community Forums
126: Community Forums
127: Home
128: Community Forums
129: Photo Gallery
130: Community Forums
131: Community Forums
132: Photo Gallery
133: Community Forums
134: Home
135: Community Forums
136: Home
137: Community Forums
138: Community Forums
139: Home
140: Photo Gallery
141: Downloads
142: Photo Gallery
143: Community Forums
144: Community Forums
145: Community Forums
146: Downloads
147: Community Forums
148: Community Forums
149: Member Screenshots
150: Community Forums
151: Photo Gallery
152: CPGlang
153: Downloads
154: Community Forums
155: Photo Gallery
156: CPGlang
157: Photo Gallery
158: Home
159: Community Forums
160: Your Account
161: Community Forums
162: Home
163: Community Forums
164: Home
165: Photo Gallery
166: Community Forums
167: Photo Gallery
168: Community Forums
169: Downloads
170: CPGlang
171: Community Forums
172: Community Forums
173: Downloads
174: Community Forums
175: Community Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
Pics for Jeff, 'Weed, Neil, Roy, and RobG.
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 29, 2006
Posts: 2051
Location: Razorback Country
PostPosted: Wed Apr 26, 2006 3:06 am
Post subject: Pics for Jeff, 'Weed, Neil, Roy, and RobG.

Took these today, If any one wants more detailed shots let me know.











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

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 1997
Location: El Paso & Ft Bliss, Texas
PostPosted: Wed Apr 26, 2006 5:29 am
Post subject: Re: Pics for Jeff, 'Weed, Neil, Roy, and RobG.

Hi Joe! Hi Folks!

Super, thanks for the photos!

Looks like the Sheridan needs some TLC. The main gun tube is out of battery.

Nice looking Lingle there. Razz

Looks like that display is being well taken care of. Where did you take those photos Joe?

Sgt, Scouts Out! Smile

_________________
"You can never have too much reconnaissance."
General G.S. Patton Jr.
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail
Jens_O_Mehner
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 511
Location: Giessen, Germany
PostPosted: Wed Apr 26, 2006 5:56 am
Post subject: Re: Pics for Jeff, 'Weed, Neil, Roy, and RobG.

Thanks Joe,

mouth-watering selection you posted there- do you really have to ask if we want to see more? Wink

Cheers,

Jens O.
Back to top
View user's profile
Dontos
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 3436
Location: Vine Grove, KY
PostPosted: Wed Apr 26, 2006 8:42 am
Post subject: Re: Pics for Jeff, 'Weed, Neil, Roy, and RobG.

This is where most of Joes Photos are taken.



Spent quite a while there myself. Cool

Don

_________________
"Gonna hold my breath until Armor returns home..."
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Visit poster's website AIM Address Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
Sabot
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 380
Location: Kentucky
PostPosted: Wed Apr 26, 2006 11:29 am
Post subject: Re: Pics for Jeff, 'Weed, Neil, Roy, and RobG.

I've been up to McCoy a few times, once for an AC/RC familiarization course (3 days of intensive training crammed into 5). And for the ATRRS operator course and I did a Bde/Bn pre-command course there as well (another 3 day course stretched to 5 days). Beautiful place to run around. I thought the museum was a nice little area, but they could have varied the paint schemes just a little Wink

Thanks for the shots.

_________________
RobG
Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address
Hellfish6
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Apr 09, 2006
Posts: 151
Location: Orlando
PostPosted: Wed Apr 26, 2006 12:15 pm
Post subject: Re: Pics for Jeff, 'Weed, Neil, Roy, and RobG.

I spent a lot of time at McCoy when I was in the IL Guard. Never made it to the display area, though - which is a shame considering all the cool stuff they have there.
Back to top
View user's profile
Sabot
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 380
Location: Kentucky
PostPosted: Wed Apr 26, 2006 1:58 pm
Post subject: Re: Pics for Jeff, 'Weed, Neil, Roy, and RobG.

I was done with the daily work in the ATRRS class by about 1500 so I would go on runs throughout the post. When I ran (literally) across the museum, I took the time to walk through the displays.

_________________
RobG
Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address
SFC_Jeff_Button
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 1311
Location: Ft Hood, TX
PostPosted: Wed Apr 26, 2006 8:16 pm
Post subject: Re: Pics for Jeff, 'Weed, Neil, Roy, and RobG.

That seems to be one fine display area, and I agree, the paint jobs need variation but at least they're painted nicely and not streaked with rust stains. Do the vehicles have bumper markings and / or unit identification? If so, are they mainly National Guard unit markings?

_________________
SFC Jeff Button "High Angle Hell"
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Photo Gallery
Dontos
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 3436
Location: Vine Grove, KY
PostPosted: Wed Apr 26, 2006 10:03 pm
Post subject: Re: Pics for Jeff, 'Weed, Neil, Roy, and RobG.

No markings besides the name plate in front of the vehicle.

Don
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Visit poster's website AIM Address Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
MarkHolloway
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Apr 08, 2006
Posts: 2054
Location: Beatty, Nevada
PostPosted: Thu Apr 27, 2006 7:31 am
Post subject: Re: Pics for Jeff, 'Weed, Neil, Roy, and RobG.

Thanks! These are in really good shape. I'll have to get up there one day. As Roy said, the gun on the Sheridan is out of battery. That's the first thing I noticed. You will note that the gun is a little shorter than it should be.

There's something else to be noted about this gun and it's all too common. Even the Littlefield's collection has this minor flaw- You will note that the gun slides in and out of a dust cover. Well look at the big gap between the gun and dust cover. This gap was caused when they switched the M81 Modified gun (W/BORE EVACUATOR) out for an M81E1 gun W/O bore evacuator. At that time a new dust cover should have been fitted.

Maybe I'll take out a bank loan for a tank of gas and head up there this summer. Laughing

Note the Dust Covers Below:


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

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 1311
Location: Ft Hood, TX
PostPosted: Thu Apr 27, 2006 9:17 pm
Post subject: Re: Pics for Jeff, 'Weed, Neil, Roy, and RobG.

One more question, the pictures appear to be taken from "above" looking down. Where were you for these, on stilts?!

_________________
SFC Jeff Button "High Angle Hell"
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Photo Gallery
Joe_D
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 29, 2006
Posts: 2051
Location: Razorback Country
PostPosted: Fri Apr 28, 2006 4:13 am
Post subject: Re: Pics for Jeff, 'Weed, Neil, Roy, and RobG.

Jeff,
When I posted the T95 shots for Neil I kinda got the same questions from Dontos. I made a camera pole. I posted some pictures of it for Jim Web on the thread " T95 for Neil" if you want to check it out. I'm really happy with the results. Not many pictures posted from that angle so maybe I've created a signature for myself. That is until everyone else starts making their "Camera Pole".

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

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 1311
Location: Ft Hood, TX
PostPosted: Fri Apr 28, 2006 1:57 pm
Post subject: Re: Pics for Jeff, 'Weed, Neil, Roy, and RobG.

Thats a nifty idea, I wouldn't mind seeing your plans for such a devise. If you don't want to post them here, you can PM them to me. I could sure use something like that.

_________________
SFC Jeff Button "High Angle Hell"
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Photo Gallery
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