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Freshly Restored Stuart

Post by LANCE MILLER » Wed May 27, 2009 9:26 am

A couple pictures of my M5A1 Stuart tank. Thank you to the G members that helped answer some of my questions over the years.
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Re: Freshly Restored Stuart

Post by Dinadin » Wed May 27, 2009 11:08 am

Wow, nice job.
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Re: Freshly Restored Stuart

Post by Kevin Lockwood » Wed May 27, 2009 11:32 am

WOW is an understatement!!
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Re: Freshly Restored Stuart

Post by Blitzdough » Wed May 27, 2009 12:16 pm

Beautiful!!

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Re: Freshly Restored Stuart

Post by Newt » Wed May 27, 2009 1:32 pm

Bravo!

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Re: Freshly Restored Stuart

Post by Ratpacker » Wed May 27, 2009 4:15 pm

Great job!!! You need one of J. Shoop's replica breech and his dummy rounds. That will really finish it nicely.

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Re: Freshly Restored Stuart

Post by wgtactical » Wed May 27, 2009 4:36 pm

Very well done Lance!! You obviously have an eye for detail 8)
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Re: Freshly Restored Stuart

Post by Capricekid » Wed May 27, 2009 4:55 pm

Very nice!

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Re: Freshly Restored Stuart

Post by top » Wed May 27, 2009 7:01 pm

Would be very hard to have one looking any better.... I would imagine some WW2 VETS would love to see it !!!
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Post by jonsm114 » Wed May 27, 2009 8:43 pm

Only thing that I can see that it is lacking are 14th Armored markings.....................need to get that rascal to Evansville.

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Re: Freshly Restored Stuart

Post by smurf » Wed May 27, 2009 9:24 pm

that's about as nice an M5A1 as they get, sure is good to see another one back in like-new shape-nice restoration! Does anyone know roughly how many M5 stuarts are in running condition?
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Re: Freshly Restored Stuart

Post by TopKick » Wed May 27, 2009 9:24 pm

OUTSTANDING!
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Re: Freshly Restored Stuart

Post by drbob1961 » Wed May 27, 2009 10:19 pm

What an amazing job!
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Re: Freshly Restored Stuart

Post by LANCE MILLER » Thu May 28, 2009 3:50 am

Thanks all for the nice comments on the tank. I still have a few things to complete on it.The picture showing the rear of the barrel is minus the breech ring because I need extractors and a trigger. I have a registered breech for it.

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Re: Freshly Restored Stuart

Post by ansancle » Fri May 29, 2009 5:44 am

That is fantastic! Now you need to wrap it in a giant plastic bag so it doesn't get dirty - that's the problem with such a beautiful restoration, it will never be as clean as the day you finish it! :D


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