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Frenchy
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Posted: Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 05:33 PM UTC

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Also, if you guys have anymore military trucks in Fire Fighter colors will be great.



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From Germany (Duisburg Fire Brigade):

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(the carried "vehicle" is used on railroad
https://bos-fahrzeuge.info/einsatzfahrzeuge/47146/Florian_Duisburg_AB_RuestSchiene/photo/47146 )

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Same truck, different loads :



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youngtiger1
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Posted: Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 02:57 PM UTC
Love all of these and especially this MRAPs in police colors. Also, if you guys have anymore military trucks in Fire Fighter colors will be great.
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Posted: Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 02:20 PM UTC
Thanks for those 'Seep' pictures Frenchy.
Frenchy
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Posted: Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 02:36 AM UTC
Civilian JVBT-55 used to dig out a WW2 OT-34 flamethrower tank :

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Fire fighting Stalwart in Alberta :

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Diamond T 968 dump truck :

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Mixer truck :

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Civilian LARC V's :

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Sometimes the conversion includes more than a colorful paintjob

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Frenchy
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Posted: Friday, February 16, 2018 - 12:01 AM UTC

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I don't suppose there are any pictures of the Ford GPA Amphibian (Seep) in post-military service.



There are a few on page 6

French fire brigade GPA :

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Another one from Italy :

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GPA's used by fishermen in Scotland :

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gaz_ewart
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Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 11:48 PM UTC
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gaz_ewart
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Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 11:10 PM UTC
Amazing thread. I don't suppose there are any pictures of the Ford GPA Amphibian (Seep) in post-military service. I've found some which I shall add later, however these are of 'explorer' type vehicles, I'm after actual use pictures if any one would be so kind to oblige.
Frenchy
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Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 09:04 PM UTC
Sauna trucks from Russia (a.k.a Banya trucks) :

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Frenchy
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Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 07:29 PM UTC
Down Under, old CMP trucks never die, they just go faster

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This one looks like a Studebaker US6 :

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Another one :

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Frenchy
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Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 05:20 PM UTC
Thanks for pointing this out Robin I've edited my post.

Here are more views :

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Full size

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RobinNilsson
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Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 05:10 PM UTC
Testing if there was one space too many after the first img-bracket for image nr 642
/ Robin


Edit: Frenchy has fixed his posting so I have removed the duplicated image to prevent possible confusion and save some bandwidth
Frenchy
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Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 04:32 PM UTC
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http://www.unionleader.com/nh-people/scout-leader-turns-army-tank-hauler-into-a-unique-form-of-transport--20171016?source=RSS

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ReluctantRenegade
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Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 03:51 AM UTC

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but IMHO, we should stick to the original topic.... ;



Yeah, I might've pushed the limit a wee bit...

Frenchy
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Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 03:24 AM UTC
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A few camper trucks :

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Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 03:20 AM UTC
Wow - there's chop-shop owners out there with WAY too much time on their hands!
Frenchy
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Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 02:42 AM UTC
So you want to broaden the search ? OK

DC-3 food truck

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Converted DH Dove :

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but IMHO, we should stick to the original topic....

It's up to you...

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ReluctantRenegade
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Posted: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 10:25 PM UTC
Whatever truck based Mi-8...or Mi-8 based whatever truck? Anyhow, this Frankenstein vehicle was used in Afghanistan during the 80's.

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The modern reincarnation of this flightless rotary-wing bird

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There are fixed-wing variants too. Well, sans wings, really...

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ReluctantRenegade
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Posted: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 10:06 PM UTC

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This Stuart-based Australian critter is fitted with a supercharged 7.0-litre V8 engine



Off-roading in style...

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Posted: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 10:04 PM UTC

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Hungarian paintball BRDM-2



That's a smart looking camo...
Frenchy
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Posted: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 09:50 PM UTC
This Stuart-based Australian critter is fitted with a supercharged 7.0-litre V8 engine :

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https://www.drive.com.au/motor-news/tank-meets-truck-20120816-24b31

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Frenchy
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Posted: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 03:18 AM UTC

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Probably the base vehicle of 421-423.



Agree

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ReluctantRenegade
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Posted: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 02:54 AM UTC

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It was used in the Arctic.



Probably the base vehicle of 421-423.
Frenchy
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Posted: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 02:47 AM UTC
Here's a stretched AT-T tractor chassis (like the one used for the P-40 Long Track radar station carrier). It was used in the Arctic :

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Frenchy
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Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 06:04 PM UTC
Hungarian paintball BRDM-2

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Another one, from Ukraine :

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Frenchy
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Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 01:45 PM UTC
Paintball FV432 :

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Want to take a ride on a Chieftain ?

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Driver's goofs are allowed

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or maybe a Abbot SPG ?

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