Found a cheaper way to transport my 4.2" M30 Mortar....

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Found a cheaper way to transport my 4.2" M30 Mortar....

Post by Austringer » Sun Jan 20, 2019 3:47 pm

Wonder how many shots it would take to break the mule....

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Post by ccandgc » Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:07 pm

Ha! Awesome.
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Re: Found a cheaper way to transport my 4.2" M30 Mortar....

Post by W. Winget » Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:19 pm

1st thought is it MUST be for hauling it to the firing position, but then is would be stowed with brackets like other weapons systems, not in a firing position. Must have been for a parade only shot, as we all know even a jeep couldn't take a smaller mortar like an 81mm without damage.
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Post by Austringer » Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:35 pm

plus it's raining cats and dogs in the picture, feel sorry for the guys, lol
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Re: Found a cheaper way to transport my 4.2" M30 Mortar....

Post by progun3400 » Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:19 am

Austringer wrote:
Sun Jan 20, 2019 3:47 pm
Wonder how many shots it would take to break the mule....
My guess would be 1... :mrgreen:

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Re: Found a cheaper way to transport my 4.2" M30 Mortar....

Post by Auto Shop teacher » Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:35 am

They wouldn't have that manhole size dish on the bottom if they weren't needed to absorb recoil.

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