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PATTON MUSEUM outdoor display
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2006 8:36 am
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Hi everyone again, This is the outdoor display at the Patton Museum, as usual feel free to correct. also anyone that would like more picture of any vehicle, i have four of each i can post or send you. Roy Lingle says "right click on the photos and select 'save as' and you will see the location data".



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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2006 9:29 am
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The last one - M26 or M46?
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2006 9:48 am
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Hiya hellfire Its a M26. check this out it works...

Roy Lingle says "right click on the photos and select 'save as' and you will see the location data".
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2006 9:59 am
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Its technically a T26E3 Pershing. I therefore kinda wish it was painted in WWII, rather than Korean war, colors. <shrug>

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 15, 2006 9:33 am
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Is that a dummy 75 on the Grant? Note vertical handle next to the 75.

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 15, 2006 10:18 am
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yes
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 15, 2006 11:47 am
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In fact its not technically a Grant at all, but an M31B2 recovery vehicle - sans arm.

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 15, 2006 3:14 pm
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Hi Folks!

- kmeyer

Is that a dummy 75 on the Grant? Note vertical handle next to the 75.
kevin


That Grant is possible an ex-T2(M31) VTR with the dummy gun removed from the top turret along with all the other recovery related items. That dummy 75 is mounted on a door. Someone took a VTR and tried to make it look like a battle tank.

Check the turret. Basic vehicle is a Lee, not a Grant.

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It is a modified (rather poorly) M31B2 ARV.

The boom and assorted accessories were removed and an attempt was made to visually modify it to a Lee/Grant. (Many years ago, in a time, long forgotten....)

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