±Recent Visitors

Recent Visitors to Com-Central!

±User Info-big


Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: cgsimpson
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 6646

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 138
Total: 138
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Community Forums
02: Community Forums
03: Member Screenshots
04: CPGlang
05: Home
06: Photo Gallery
07: Photo Gallery
08: Community Forums
09: Home
10: Community Forums
11: Photo Gallery
12: Community Forums
13: Community Forums
14: Community Forums
15: Home
16: Community Forums
17: CPGlang
18: Home
19: CPGlang
20: Home
21: Community Forums
22: Community Forums
23: Photo Gallery
24: CPGlang
25: Your Account
26: Community Forums
27: Community Forums
28: CPGlang
29: CPGlang
30: Community Forums
31: Community Forums
32: CPGlang
33: Home
34: Community Forums
35: Community Forums
36: Community Forums
37: Community Forums
38: CPGlang
39: CPGlang
40: Community Forums
41: Home
42: CPGlang
43: Community Forums
44: CPGlang
45: Community Forums
46: Community Forums
47: Photo Gallery
48: Photo Gallery
49: Community Forums
50: Community Forums
51: Home
52: Community Forums
53: Community Forums
54: Community Forums
55: Community Forums
56: CPGlang
57: CPGlang
58: Community Forums
59: Community Forums
60: Community Forums
61: Community Forums
62: Community Forums
63: Community Forums
64: CPGlang
65: Home
66: Community Forums
67: Community Forums
68: Community Forums
69: Community Forums
70: CPGlang
71: CPGlang
72: Community Forums
73: Community Forums
74: Community Forums
75: Home
76: Community Forums
77: Community Forums
78: Community Forums
79: Community Forums
80: Home
81: Home
82: Downloads
83: Community Forums
84: Community Forums
85: Community Forums
86: CPGlang
87: Home
88: Community Forums
89: CPGlang
90: Search
91: Photo Gallery
92: Community Forums
93: Home
94: Community Forums
95: Community Forums
96: CPGlang
97: Community Forums
98: Photo Gallery
99: Member Screenshots
100: Community Forums
101: Downloads
102: Photo Gallery
103: Community Forums
104: Photo Gallery
105: Contact
106: CPGlang
107: Home
108: CPGlang
109: Community Forums
110: CPGlang
111: Community Forums
112: Community Forums
113: CPGlang
114: Home
115: Community Forums
116: CPGlang
117: Community Forums
118: Community Forums
119: Photo Gallery
120: Photo Gallery
121: Community Forums
122: Community Forums
123: Community Forums
124: Downloads
125: Community Forums
126: Community Forums
127: Community Forums
128: Community Forums
129: Community Forums
130: Community Forums
131: CPGlang
132: Home
133: Member Screenshots
134: CPGlang
135: Home
136: CPGlang
137: Community Forums
138: Community Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
M60A3 s/n 2257A, Naval Air Museum Barbers Point, HI
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.
Go to page Previous  1, 2
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page     Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
oreob69
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Aug 25, 2012
Posts: 12

PostPosted: Tue Sep 11, 2012 12:54 am
Post subject: Re: M60A3 s/n 2257A, Naval Air Museum Barbers Point, HI

Hi Joe D

As an old DAT / CDAT, I really enjoyed your M60 Gallery! I’m surprised to see how many M60’s have survived. I live in Colorado Springs; and we have only 1 each A3 at the Evergreen Cemetery. I’ll have to get you some photos later….

I’m glad everyone is enjoying the Photo’s! I was inspired that tour. I need to dig out the Negatives to get some better quality photos remade…. Too bad we didn’t have Digital Photos back in the Day!!! AND you’re right; it is Really AWSOME to find an “old Warhorse” that you served on!!! I would still like to know WHY the Museum selected old C23/2257A! I can only suspect that someone thought it might have been for a M9 Blade Tank! But if you’re an old DAT, you know the left rear sponson box is replaced with a hydraulic reservoir…

Chris was kind enough to send me some interior pictures. AND YES, the Bilge Pump was installed in the Drivers Compartment & his initial photo just barely shows the spout on top the hull! Other than the heavy rust and some of the rubber seats & pads missing or deteriorated, she looked Beautiful for a 28 year old Tank stored outside in Korea! That’s a lot of Monsoons & Typhoons rains (measured in Feet, not Inches). AND you know the M60 leaked like Hell! I didn’t realize that they brought the A3’s up to 10/20 standards and stored them at Casey. Our M48A5’s were brought up to 10/20 standards sold to Turkey (the ROK’s said “O Hell NO!”), that’s what I thought happened to the A3’s! I when back to Casey twice in 2007 as a Contractor and saw an A3 at the Casey/Hovey Gate…. She was in sad shape, inside & out!

Did we serve together in the ROK? I’m the same bright & smiling Redneck, Soju Drinking SFC Andy Oertig that served in 1st Tank from Aug 94-Aug 95! My 5 Korean Tours were: Alpha 1st Tank (Feb 78-79), Charlie 2d Tank (Jan 82-83 & Nov 83-85), HHC (S-3 Shop) 2d Tank (May 88-89) and of course Bravo & HHC (S-2 Shop) 1st Tank (Aug 94-95) and retired in Jan 97….

During the 88-89 Tour, I never saw a Roller in 1st Tanks Motor Pool, and no one ever mentioned that there was a second one. Of course by then, it wasn’t New & the Brigade did not move to the field much during the 88 Olympics…

Another War Story: while on this tour (88-89), I had the Tank Commander (TC) of C23 come up to the S-3 Shop with one of my Dog Tags. He was “pissed” that he found one of my Dog Tags “in the Sub-Floor of his Tank” and wanted to know when I was in there! I looked at him, asked if his tank was C23… I got a reply of “Yes Sergeant, WHY?” You could have knocked him over with a Feather when I told him I was the TC from June/July 84 to Nov 85 and that was the last time I was in C23!

Got to Go, see if this one Posts!

Take Care
Andy O

_________________
Andy O
Back to top
View user's profile
Joe_D
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 29, 2006
Posts: 2061
Location: Razorback Country
PostPosted: Wed Sep 12, 2012 5:55 pm
Post subject: Re: M60A3 s/n 2257A, Naval Air Museum Barbers Point, HI

Andy O,

Yep, I remember you from Bravo Company, I was in 3rd PLT. Was there when the Barracks caught fire and also did tank turn in for M1A1's. Daneri is my last name. Was in Charlie 2nd Tank 90-91 and back in Bravo 1st Tank 99-00. Also deployed twice to Korea, Fall 00 for Foal Eagle to Wonju, Camp Carol APS-4 storage and is where I seen all the Blade M60's stored and operated by the KSC. Last time was there in 02 for Ulchi Focus exercise that summer at Story Barracks and MPRC. Good to hear from you again.

_________________
Joe_D
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
oreob69
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Aug 25, 2012
Posts: 12

PostPosted: Thu Sep 13, 2012 12:36 am
Post subject: Re: M60A3 s/n 2257A, Naval Air Museum Barbers Point, HI

Hey Joe

Email me off line...

Andy O

_________________
Andy O
Back to top
View user's profile
oreob69
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Aug 25, 2012
Posts: 12

PostPosted: Tue Dec 11, 2012 4:31 am
Post subject: Re: M60A3 s/n 2257A, Naval Air Museum Barbers Point, HI

Hey Joe

The best I can do so far… SN 998
Close, BUT no Cigar: SN 985
Memorials in Cadott, Wisconsin / warmemorials.us/munici...adott.html

I’m sure you’ve see this….
Wisconsin War Memorials:
warmemorials.us/armor/m60.html
and this:
USA AFV
216.176.92.62/afv/USA_AFVs.pdf
It’s funny, until I met you & Chris; I never cared about SN’s!
I’ll keep looking!
Andy

_________________
Andy O
Back to top
View user's profile
toadmanstankpictures
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 704

PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2012 5:47 am
Post subject: Re: M60A3 s/n 2257A, Naval Air Museum Barbers Point, HI

- oreob69

It’s funny, until I met you & Chris; I never cared about SN’s!
I’ll keep looking!
Andy


Andy,

This forum has a way of doing that to people.

Cheers!

_________________
Chris "toadman" Hughes
www.toadmanstankpictures.com
www.cafepress.com/toad...ksandstuff
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board
Page 2 of 2
All times are GMT - 6 Hours
Go to page Previous  1, 2



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