Fred Ropkey's
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#1: Fred Ropkey's Author: armyjunk2 PostPosted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:50 am
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Hello Folks,
Does anyone have any idea where Fred's M1917 6T Tank went? It's sort of disappeared? Thanks

#2: Re: Fred Ropkey's Author: silviop15 PostPosted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 6:08 am
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No further developments. Dropped off the face of the earth

#3: Re: Fred Ropkey's Author: armyjunk2 PostPosted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 8:29 am
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appears so

#4: Re: Fred Ropkey's Author: JeffStringer PostPosted: Thu Jul 20, 2017 6:42 am
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That's too bad. It was on that long list of things to do after it was completed. I remember taking pics of it on the floor back in the repair room when Fred took us on tour of his place.

#5: Re: Fred Ropkey's Author: vmmv1Location: virginia PostPosted: Wed Aug 30, 2017 6:35 am
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Its around,

#6: Re: Fred Ropkey's Author: Scott_TaylorLocation: London, Ontario PostPosted: Wed Aug 30, 2017 8:15 pm
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Hi:

We were there about a month ago, and Lani Ropkey mentioned that the M1917 had been "sold to a private individual in Kansas" (don't know whether that was Kansas City or somewhere in the state of Kansas). Furthermore, I believe the museum is now closed (I think that the weekend of July 24-25 was the last time that it was open) and that the collection was being sold/returned (for items on loan).

Very sad, but I understand why it has to be.

Cheers,

Scott

#7: Re: Fred Ropkey's Author: armyjunk2 PostPosted: Thu Aug 31, 2017 8:57 am
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I am sure it went to a Dentist in Kansas, well we have narrowed it down...



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