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Posted: Friday, February 16, 2018 - 07:01 AM GMT+7

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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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Posted: Friday, February 16, 2018 - 06:48 AM GMT+7
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Seep - 'Half-Safe'


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gaz_ewart
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Posted: Friday, February 16, 2018 - 06:10 AM GMT+7
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.
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Posted: Friday, February 16, 2018 - 04:04 AM GMT+7
Sauna trucks from Russia (a.k.a Banya trucks) :

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Posted: Friday, February 16, 2018 - 02:29 AM GMT+7
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: Friday, February 16, 2018 - 12:20 AM GMT+7
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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Posted: Friday, February 16, 2018 - 12:10 AM GMT+7
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 - 11:32 PM GMT+7
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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

From Australia :

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Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 10:51 AM GMT+7

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



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

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Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 10:24 AM GMT+7
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Removed (duplicate picture)


A few camper trucks :

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Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 10:20 AM GMT+7
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 - 09:42 AM GMT+7
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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Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 05:25 AM GMT+7
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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Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 05:06 AM GMT+7

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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: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 05:04 AM GMT+7

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Hungarian paintball BRDM-2



That's a smart looking camo...
Frenchy
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Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 04:50 AM GMT+7
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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Posted: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 10:18 AM GMT+7

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Probably the base vehicle of 421-423.



Agree

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Posted: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 09:54 AM GMT+7

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It was used in the Arctic.



Probably the base vehicle of 421-423.
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Posted: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 09:47 AM GMT+7
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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Posted: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 01:04 AM GMT+7
Hungarian paintball BRDM-2

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Another one, from Ukraine :

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Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 08:45 PM GMT+7
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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Frenchy
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Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 10:22 AM GMT+7

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What is going on in 602? Are they actually on holiday in that thing?



They're members of a geological expedition in the Polar Urals region. Check out the article linked above.

Here are more views of the golden FV432 (a.k.a. "Gold Rush") from Australia :

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Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 10:01 AM GMT+7
What is going on in 602? Are they actually on holiday in that thing?
Frenchy
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Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 06:35 AM GMT+7
Need more converted SU-76 pics ?

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More info about the vehicles above here

Logging tractor (1960) :
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Fire fighter :

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Frenchy
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Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 12:24 AM GMT+7

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It looks as if the GBGM had halftracks as well.



...and M8 armored cars too :

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and even Panhard AML's

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The accuracy of the turret fitted to this FV-432 is...questionnable . Thorpe Park Theme Park, Chertsey, Surrey, England :

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Why putting some flower pots alongside your house when you can use something more original, like a sawed off TAB-71 (Arsenal Park Transilvania, Romania) ?

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Another "work of art" (same place)

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Another example of good (ahem...) taste :

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