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handler 69
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PostSubject: Re: Been awhile   16/5/2012, 23:23

Yes, mine is in a hell of alot better condition LOL. New motor,gear box,transmissions...etc.
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PostSubject: Re: Been awhile   17/5/2012, 04:57

That one looks like it belonged to L (Nery) Bty MT! Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: Been awhile   17/5/2012, 07:09

I seem to remember seeing some soviet kit at Borden, I think the REME & Tankie guys were doing evaluations on them
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PostSubject: Re: Been awhile   17/5/2012, 08:04

The also had a few bits and bobs at RARDE after the First Gulf War.
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PostSubject: Re: Been awhile   17/5/2012, 08:29

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I think the REME & Tankie guys were doing evaluations on them

Trying to break them???Jim Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Been awhile   17/5/2012, 15:56

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I think the REME & Tankie guys were doing evaluations on them

Trying to break them???Jim Wink


No, no, no, seeing if there was anything worth `borrowing`.
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PostSubject: Re: Been awhile   18/5/2012, 09:25

Gordon. wrote:
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I think the REME & Tankie guys were doing evaluations on them

Trying to break them???Jim Wink

It's what they do best Gordon Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Been awhile   18/5/2012, 09:28

LOL the SKOT has a Wilson pre select gear box that is air assisted. Got a spare one coming with it this time Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Been awhile   18/5/2012, 09:56

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LOL the SKOT has a Wilson pre select gear box that is air assisted. Got a spare one coming with it this time Very Happy

Seriously, I never thought the Soviets were that sophisticated.
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PostSubject: Re: Been awhile   18/5/2012, 10:12

SKOT is a Czech/Polish APC...they didn't want the BTR 60 as it was viewed as a death trap by soldiers and too hard to get in and out of. Petrol as well with two engines.
The SKOT is accessed via doors at the rear and is a diesel, a better designed vehicle than it's Soviet counterpart indeed! Cool
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PostSubject: Re: Been awhile   18/5/2012, 11:07

handler 69 wrote:
SKOT is a Czech/Polish APC...they didn't want the BTR 60 as it was viewed as a death trap by soldiers and too hard to get in and out of. Petrol as well with two engines.
The SKOT is accessed via doors at the rear and is a diesel, a better designed vehicle than it's Soviet counterpart indeed! Cool

Ah, it's Czech, that makes sense.
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PostSubject: Re: Been awhile   21/5/2012, 01:34







Bit different to a Saracen's driving set up...
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PostSubject: Re: Been awhile   21/5/2012, 05:21

I'd need a cushion for that seat nowadays.
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PostSubject: Re: Been awhile   21/5/2012, 05:51

LOL who dosn't Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Been awhile   21/5/2012, 09:42

This is about the only seat of any use to you Shelldrake

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PostSubject: Re: Been awhile   21/5/2012, 10:23

exterminate! Shocked
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PostSubject: Re: Been awhile   21/5/2012, 20:22

What have you done with Davros?
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PostSubject: Re: Been awhile   21/5/2012, 21:20

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Bit different to a Saracen's driving set up...

Jesus ! You can say that again mate ! pale
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PostSubject: Re: Been awhile   22/5/2012, 09:59

well if anything, I will know I have been in the seat for awhile Razz
No Saracen foot though..........
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PostSubject: Re: Been awhile   22/5/2012, 10:38

FKB?
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PostSubject: Re: Been awhile   22/5/2012, 13:06

tsk tsk
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PostSubject: Re: Been awhile   23/5/2012, 08:48

My god that looks cramped, I bet I'd have had problems as a skinny 6 footer. (Then)
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PostSubject: Re: Been awhile   24/5/2012, 07:30

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No Saracen foot though..........

As it was said at the time . . . "The GCP is NOT a bloody clutch !". study
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PostSubject: Re: Been awhile   25/5/2012, 09:24

Saracen Foot? please elucidate for this poor benighted shiny arse.
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