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Old 08-17-2014, 05:03 PM
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Re: Fort Knox Tank Graveyard

You'd think they would recycle them.. gotta be worth a shit-ton in metal alone.

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Old 08-18-2014, 06:17 AM
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Re: Fort Knox Tank Graveyard

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M-47 patton ?
M-60. The top part is some sort of lift thing to remove for maintenance.

They look like the m-48 47's.
There hard to tell apart.

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Old 08-18-2014, 01:42 PM
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Nope, that's an M60...am M47 looks like this:

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You'd think they would recycle them.. gotta be worth a shit-ton in metal alone.
Actually, most of what's left that could be reused is steel and scrap steel would sell for a couple dollars per pound, but the recovery, transport and break down cost would likely make it a break-even proposition at best.

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Old 08-18-2014, 05:16 PM
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Artificial reef

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Old 08-18-2014, 05:33 PM
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Lol, we built so many of the damn things..something like 15,000 of 'em. Apparently they have 'em in women's sizes at Target!

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Old 08-19-2014, 02:18 AM
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Very awesome!!!

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Re: Fort Knox Tank Graveyard

Isn't it an m-103?

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Old 10-15-2014, 12:06 AM
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Re: Fort Knox Tank Graveyard

Hey, old memories. I took basic training there in 1954. Third Armored Division. Many tanks.

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