Registry of Ex Military Land Rovers

Vehicle Variants => 106 MM RCL, aka The Gunbuggy => Topic started by: FFRMAN on June 17, 2013, 09:10:32 PM

Title: M60 pedestal and pintle
Post by: FFRMAN on June 17, 2013, 09:10:32 PM
Hi, Diana asked for some photos of the pedestal and pintle mount for the M60's fitted to gunbuggies so I thought a separate thread might get a few pics posted by others, please

these are some photos from Bandianna museum

Regards
Scott

Title: Re: M60 pedestal and pintle
Post by: Diana Alan on June 17, 2013, 11:59:20 PM
Hi Scott

I rather think those pedestall/pintles mounts are the ones fitted to the LRPV or to the 109" Rovers used later.

My request was rather specific in that we want images of 110-506s pedestal (now in the RNSWL museum).

The other issue is that the M60 in the Bandiana seem to be bolted to the mount rather than using the US ordnance Platform Mount seen in the following and buggy pics.

(http://www.cranetechnologiesinc.com/M60/M60PlatformMount1.jpg)

(http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2721/4205881466_0c09df5a07_o.jpg)
(http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q121/tommykm/Gunbuggies2/87TPTJOHNGUNJEEP.jpg)

(http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q121/tommykm/Gunbuggies2/q1.jpg[img]
[img]http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q121/tommykm/Gunbuggies2/mpviet6.jpg)
(http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q121/tommykm/Gunbuggies2/320AussiesBRobinson.jpg)

I guess we'll have to recruit Tommy's photo interpreting skills to identify side views of buggys with other views confirming an ARN.
Title: Re: M60 pedestal and pintle
Post by: FFRMAN on June 18, 2013, 07:43:42 AM
Yes Diana you are correct, the one with the M60 is the 2A 109 and the photo of the base with the boxes around it are the LRPV, both at Bandiana. But I thought it's a start and might get more responses and keep it out of the ARN thread.

If anyone has a photo of 112-245 with the M60 fitted that would be great because that is how I will set mine up, not too much to ask surely!

regards
Scott
Title: Re: M60 pedestal and pintle
Post by: Diana Alan on June 18, 2013, 02:36:26 PM
I don't think I'd want to be the driver of those buggies when the hot cartridges were being ejected from the M60!  >:(
Title: Re: M60 pedestal and pintle
Post by: 2short on June 25, 2014, 07:13:58 PM
Have you gone any further Scott with the M60 set up on your gunbuggy?
Title: Re: M60 pedestal and pintle
Post by: FFRMAN on June 25, 2014, 07:30:49 PM
Have you gone any further Scott with the M60 set up on your gunbuggy?

Hi Ryan,

Been a bit preoccupied with perenties lately, time to get back to the gunbuggy, will put a 30cal browning on as have of photo of it with one fitted,
Cheers

Title: Re: M60 pedestal and pintle
Post by: 2short on June 25, 2014, 08:05:50 PM
No worries.
I think the gold coast military museum's website lists some ammo box cradles for sale that may come in handy.