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Offline Tankradio

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‘Skippy’ in a previous life
« on: September 11, 2020, 05:41:51 PM »
Found this pic of one of my former vehicles, ‘Skippy’ a series 2A 88 which I set up as a ‘convoy escort’ lookalike for the Bruce Rock Vietnam Veterans reunion and parade in WA about 10 or 12 years ago.

I had an AN/PRC-25 radio, .30 Cal Browning MG, pintle mount and sand bagged floors for the occasion. It was very well received.

Normally this vehicle was configured as a Forward Area Ambulance with stretcher brackets.

Long since sold off with much of the rest of my collection, I thought I saw a pic of it being restored somewhere so posted this up to add to the story.


AKA Tankradio, Army Veteran & retired Detective, owner, 1944 GPW USMC Ambulance project, 1953 Ferret Mk1, 1954 Ferret Mk2, 1963 No1 Mk3 International GS, 1964 2A Land Rover RAEME Workshop, 1971 No1 Mk4 International GS, 1978 S3 Land Rover FFR RAAC, 1978 S3 Land Rover FFR RAE, 1988 Perentie GS Ex SAS