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LVT AMTRACs

Post by LVT4 » Sat Dec 20, 2014 1:16 am

G'DAY

I'm new to this forum
Looking into obtaining a LVT!
Interested to hear from any LVT owners and or anyone who knows of surviving AMTRACs, Parts and Manuals (even general enthusiasts)
Amazed at the lack of General information on surviving LVTs, parts etc.
Does any one know of any LVT Organisations, clubs Association's around?
Trying to put together a listing of all the LVTs around!

Please feel free to email me. Waxx76@bigpond.com and or this website.

Thanks

Jason

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Re: LVT AMTRACs

Post by Kevin Lockwood » Sat Dec 20, 2014 8:22 am

Welcome Jason,
I am adding this link to an earlier thread. I would be glad to assist you in formalizing a list. I started a simple one about six or so posts into that thread.
viewtopic.php?f=77&t=162180
Another link showing a gathering in 2011
viewtopic.php?f=82&t=188286&hilit=thund ... +lvt+price
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43 White M16 was M13 halftrack
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Re: LVT AMTRACs

Post by LVT4 » Sun Dec 21, 2014 6:17 am

Hi Kevin

Thank you for the links and info!
Much appreciated!
So far know of the following in Australia and New Zealand

LVT-4, Arron Walker of Bundaberg.QLD
LVT-4, Armoured museum Trust of Huntly. NZ
LVT-4, Meandarra Anzac memorial museum. qld
LVT-4, Army museum of Bandiana. VIC
LVT-4, RAAC Memorial & Army Tank Museum of Puckapunyal. VIC
LVT-(A)4, RAAC Memorial & Army Tank Museum of Puckapunyal.VIC

Will update as others are confirmed
Look forward to hearing from any other people on surviving LVTs!

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Re: LVT AMTRACs

Post by yogibear » Sun Dec 21, 2014 3:39 pm

Mareeba Military Museum in Nth QLD also have an LVT4. One more in Park Ridge QLD. One also on Mornington Island in the QLD Gulf.....Another on in Oakey QLD.....still thinking.... :roll: ...YB.

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Re: LVT AMTRACs

Post by LVT4 » Sun Dec 21, 2014 9:42 pm

Thanks yogibear
Do you have an email I can contact you on

Camden Aviation Museum in NSW has two
LVT-4
LVT-(A)4


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Re: LVT AMTRACs

Post by yogibear » Mon Dec 22, 2014 3:28 pm

yES....JUST CLICK ON THE "pm". YB.

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Re: LVT AMTRACs

Post by Ian Fawbert » Wed Dec 24, 2014 4:26 am

Heres a few i know of/remember.

There's one with a turret at Horsley Disposals, I think now called peters military and camping, horsley park drive, here in Sydney. It was painted yellow when I saw it in the last few years.

I am not sure what happened to the 2 (one a cargo one, the other one with a turret) out at Dubbo in the museum which closed. I assume sold. I THINK I heard a rumour one went to the UK?

I think (again!) Ross Prince submitted photos to a MJCQ Command and Reconnaissance 'discovered' back page section years ago of a few used in dams at mines, I think as pumping stations. He should be able to give you some better details if t was he who submitted them, if not, someone might remember seeing the issue.

There is also the John Belfield one (or more?) which has been to Corowa.

I think I knew of another which was public knowledge or could be mentioned, but I can't remember where!

Perhaps AAVA here in Sydney has some members with an LVT or who would know where some are?

Hope this helps,
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Re: LVT AMTRACs

Post by LVT4 » Fri Dec 26, 2014 2:14 am

Hi Ian

Thank you for the interesting leads

The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum in Cairns,QLD have 2 LVTs. At least one of these came from NSW

Jason

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Re: LVT AMTRACs

Post by ozm29c » Fri Dec 26, 2014 7:48 pm

There is an LVT located on a property near 'Nea', half way between Gunnedah and Quirindi. It can be seen from the road. The owners name escapes me at this point of time.
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Re: LVT AMTRACs

Post by LVT4 » Fri Dec 26, 2014 8:57 pm

Hi JW

Thanks for another lead.
Let me know if you remember the owners name or come up with an address.
Kind regards
Jason

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Re: LVT AMTRACs

Post by Arron Walker » Thu Feb 05, 2015 6:00 am

Jason,

I thought I would add some photos to go with the list.

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Re: LVT AMTRACs

Post by Arron Walker » Thu Feb 05, 2015 6:07 am

Mornington Island LVT4 - back in the 1970s or 1980s. Sam if you see this post can you provide details.
I think someone was looking at recovering it not that long ago.
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Post by Arron Walker » Thu Feb 05, 2015 6:11 am

Here is the ex-Dubbo LVT4. This one was in Bundy for a little while after the "Pacific" but is now in NZ.
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Post by Arron Walker » Thu Feb 05, 2015 6:18 am

Here is my LVT(A)4. Ex Dubbo.
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Re: LVT AMTRACs

Post by Arron Walker » Thu Feb 05, 2015 6:21 am

Puckapunyal LVT4
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