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Posted: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 07:13 AM UTC
Australian LVT-4 fitted with a drill rig :

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The Daly Bros company is still in business (http://www.dalybros.com.au/ )

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Posted: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 03:03 AM UTC
I think #1257 and 1258 may show WW2 conversions :

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Posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 09:56 PM UTC
Here's a another combination (Chieftain hull + NCK crane), in military service though (I guess I've already posted a b&w view of this very same crane )...

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Posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 08:53 PM UTC
Cromwell based excavator

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Posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 08:18 PM UTC
T-34 based excavators...

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heavy-duty winch...

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...hmmm...mobile light tower...?

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...and heavy-wrecker.

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Posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 08:15 PM UTC
Post-war Panther dozers (probably Czech)

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Stug IV dozers

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SU-85 dozers/winches

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Posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 02:46 AM UTC
Civilized M151s

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Posted: Friday, June 08, 2018 - 09:16 PM UTC
Old British FV103 Spartan APCs never die, they just appear in rap music videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=au2n7VVGv_c

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Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 09:53 PM UTC
# 1252

I think it is used for clearing the ground to prevent forest fires from spreading.

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Dang: The post containing the image has been removed from the GFMC, http://gfmc.online/intro/about.html
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Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 06:10 PM UTC
Ex-German Army TM-170 APC converted into a Rescue vehicle in Iceland :

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Posted: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 05:26 PM UTC
Even a M1101 Light Tactical Trailer can be converted

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Converted Australian International ACCO Mk5 6x6 truck :

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http://www.robgray.com/graynomad/wothahellizat/index.php

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Posted: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 02:24 PM UTC
A few trucks from Myanmar :

This one began his life as a CMP Chevrolet C60 truck

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Posted: Monday, May 21, 2018 - 02:51 PM UTC
Talking about ex-Army ambulances... :

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Ex-Australian Army Ford ambulance promoting the 'Brumbies' rugby team

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Posted: Monday, May 21, 2018 - 02:35 PM UTC
Ex-Australian Army Land Rovers in civilian hands

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Posted: Monday, May 21, 2018 - 12:52 PM UTC
Of note in the 1960 picture below is the "Culemeyer Straßenroller R40" two-piece 16-wheeled street rollers (made in the 30's in Germany ! ) used to carry the freight car :

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Another one :

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Posted: Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 06:03 PM UTC
Thanks for keeping the fire burning Robin Here are two more ship-related M26 pics :

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The load is a boiler which would be installed on the France ocean liner...

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British converted M26's used by Wynn's heavy haulage company :

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Posted: Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 12:24 PM UTC
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Posted: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 - 05:20 PM UTC



This is actually a bobbed M809, 5 ton truck.

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Posted: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 - 04:07 PM UTC
The 6x6 concept was also tested on the original Willys jeep

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and with a gun
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someone is up to something fun
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Posted: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 - 03:41 PM UTC
Maybe a Northern relative of the Truck, Utility, 3/4 ton, 6X6 XM408 ?

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Posted: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 - 02:25 PM UTC
Stretched M151 in Alaska

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Posted: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 - 03:50 AM UTC



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Posted: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 - 03:17 AM UTC
bobbed 2 1/2 ton
https://www.easternsurplus.net/VehicleDetails/149/Custom-Bobbed-M809-List-with-Options
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Posted: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 - 02:41 AM UTC
This CCKW-(loosely)based beast was used to test airfield matting :

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