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Humvees being cannibalized.

Post by dilvoy » Thu Jul 26, 2018 3:41 pm

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Re: Humvees being cannibalized.

Post by Action » Thu Jul 26, 2018 4:52 pm

When doing some satellite imagery browsing, I founds hundreds of ECVs with big holes in the roofs. It looked like the turret parts had been pulled off.
HEY! That would make a cool aquarium. Seal up all the leaks on an m1165 and fill er up...

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Post by wooody1 » Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:11 pm

Saved and reused in one corner or the world, and destroyed in another!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ro2DHU2J40M

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Post by Ted Gates » Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:33 pm

Ugh

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Post by Lionel » Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:45 pm

That was hard to watch. :oops:
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Post by wooody1 » Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:51 pm

There was over 50k in resale of goods in the first shred of turrets & roofs.

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Post by Mark Tombleson » Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:04 pm

I agree... that was hard to watch.

You would think they would save those for parts!

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Post by Kurt Lesser » Sat Aug 04, 2018 3:19 pm

Jason, you're so funny! "Seal up all the leaks on an 1165". Even Noah couldn't accomplish that feat! :roll:
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Re: Humvees being cannibalized.

Post by AAVP7 » Tue Aug 07, 2018 6:27 am

Indeed shocking to see.... According to the signs in the background, this happened here in Germany. Probably DRMO decided that it was too expensive to ship those vehicles back to the U.S., and instead had them scrapped locally. But, hey, I know enough people overhere who are happy to collect U.S. vehicles, and would gladly buy all that surplus to help with their green vehicle addiction... :mrgreen:

There was talk a while ago about Govplanet starting vehicle sales in Europe, but I haven´t heard anything of that since.
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Re: Humvees being cannibalized.

Post by wooody1 » Wed Aug 08, 2018 5:04 am

I smell BS

Clearly as shown they take military trucks in from Africa as well, therefore they obviously truck them across Germany from Africa, distance depending from where in Africa to Germany around 11,000kms, where as Germany to the U.S is around 14,000Kms, but more sea or air to transport over, maybe that is where it is not cost effective.

They probably weigh up the cost of what the item is worth versus shipping costs, curious what they do with the tanks, do they also shred those or they cannot due to the armour?

Also who actually owns the trucks, is it the U.S or Nato, maybe that is why they don't go back to the U.S as they don't own them.

Either way a total waste, plus these guys in the video do not know how to use their machines correctly, any clown can rip things apart :lol:

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Post by dilvoy » Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:12 am

What does the Scrapping trucks have to do with cannibalization of parts from Humvees for use on other vehicles?
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Post by 86humv » Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:51 pm

George....this post went another way like usual.
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Post by Ted Gates » Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:50 pm

Video shows destruction, so that's what get commented on.

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Post by ArmySergeant » Thu Aug 30, 2018 1:56 pm

That is probably what is going to happen to hmmwvs in private hands once the gov determines that civilians are buying softop hmmwvs and transforming them to slant backs
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Re: Humvees being cannibalized.

Post by Urban Camo » Thu Aug 30, 2018 4:53 pm

Government is selling slant backs now.
Not sure how your logic works.

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