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Frenchy
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Posted: Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 06:27 AM UTC
CCKW's used to transfer tourists to a ski resort in the French Alps :

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Mack NR's used to carry manganese ore in Morocco in the 50's :

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Frenchy
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Posted: Monday, September 17, 2018 - 11:20 PM UTC
Another "Abrams" based on a Chieftain chassis (from the Hulk movie) :

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AFAIK this one is based on a M60, with the help of CGI.... (from American Sniper) :

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IS-2M-based "KV-2" :

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=22&v=CunMPmL6Yxs

BMP-based "M3 Lee" :

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Posted: Monday, September 17, 2018 - 09:16 PM UTC
Ex-Australian Army Centurions 'acting' as M1s

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ReluctantRenegade
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Posted: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 09:54 PM UTC
I guess this also qualifies: various army-equipment sunked to create artificial reefs in Lebanon...

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in Jordan...

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in Thailand...

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in Dubai...

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...and in the US.

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Frenchy
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Posted: Thursday, September 06, 2018 - 07:01 AM UTC
Another tracked racing monster : Bigfoot Fastrax pics

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Posted: Thursday, September 06, 2018 - 05:13 AM UTC
Some tracked frankies...

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Frenchy
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Posted: Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 09:18 AM UTC
Another M20 :

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Posted: Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 08:16 PM UTC
M8/20s converted to be used by various police forces

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Frenchy
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Posted: Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 06:28 AM UTC
This tracked crane was used at the GIAT Industries (now Nexter) facilities in Satory near Paris. It's based on a AMX-30R Roland SAM launcher chassis :

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Full size

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Olivier Carneau's walkaround pics

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Frenchy
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Posted: Tuesday, July 03, 2018 - 08:38 PM UTC
A handful of Diamond T's :

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Racing truck wanabee ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=135&v=PbppbaVuAxs

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Frenchy
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Posted: Tuesday, July 03, 2018 - 03:07 AM UTC
Dio idea :

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Posted: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 09:27 PM UTC

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Even if no model I build will ever be worthy of this forum, it's still worth coming here to see Frenchy's pictures (and Israel's too!). Thanks, Henri-Pierre, you are a trove of wonder.



Hi Lee,
Maybe you should try it? The worst that can happen is that you get some encouragement and constructive comments to help you improve
There are many easy things to improve in order to make the transition from "below average" up to "competent". Getting to the level of some of the painting experts takes time, effort and practice but a lot of us are not at that level
/ Robin
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Posted: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 08:25 PM UTC
Ex-army Tatra 813 wrecker

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Frenchy
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Posted: Monday, June 18, 2018 - 06:11 AM UTC
You're welcome Lee

Here's an ex-RAF Thorneycroft Amazon 6x4 truck (fitted with new crane ?) :

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Posted: Monday, June 18, 2018 - 03:30 AM UTC
Even if no model I build will ever be worthy of this forum, it's still worth coming here to see Frenchy's pictures (and Israel's too!). Thanks, Henri-Pierre, you are a trove of wonder.
Frenchy
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Posted: Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 11:42 PM UTC
International M-5H-6 :

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Frenchy
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Posted: Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 08:26 AM UTC
Converted British artillery tractors :

Morris-Commercial C8 :

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Albion WD.CX22

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Posted: Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 06:47 AM UTC
Various OT-64 based emergency vehicles

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ReluctantRenegade
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Posted: Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 06:34 AM UTC

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it seems that we're hunting on the same grounds once again Israel



Certainly appears so...
Frenchy
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Posted: Friday, June 15, 2018 - 09:34 PM UTC
Old trucks rusting in Corsica :

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Converted Latil M2TZ artillery tractor :

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Here's the original vehicle :

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Federal 606 wrecker :

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Posted: Friday, June 15, 2018 - 01:29 AM UTC
Looking at 1291-1293, it seems that we're hunting on the same grounds once again Israel

Here's another converted SU-76M (I guess "M" is for "Milk"...)

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It could be the very same one featured in this period footage (link already posted in this thread) :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4l_LMILpj6U

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Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 07:30 PM UTC
Various halftrack reincarnations...

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ReluctantRenegade
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Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 07:18 PM UTC
These modified LVT-4s were used for clearing ice on local waterways in Buffalo, NY.

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Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 07:09 PM UTC

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I think #1257 and 1258 may show WW2 conversions



Seems so indeed, thanks for the correction H.P.!
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Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 07:54 AM UTC
I've eaten at the restaurant for #1164 awesome BBQ in Virginia Beach, they use it for catering.