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post #46 of 93 Old 01-16-2013, 08:37 PM
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HA! Looks like a moonshine still!
Uhh, no it doesn't

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post #47 of 93 Old 01-16-2013, 08:50 PM
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This thread is great.
Back in '08 we found 5 or 6 M42s (at least I think that's what they were) out in the Copper Mountains. Looked like they'd been there for decades.



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post #48 of 93 Old 01-16-2013, 10:16 PM
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Okay that is awesome and i would love to know how those got there and if they could still be operated
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post #49 of 93 Old 01-16-2013, 10:27 PM
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Okay that is awesome and i would love to know how those got there and if they could still be operated
It was on the Barry M Goldwater bombing range, so they were likely used in training and left there once they were decommissioned, and they probably had the original intention of using them for target practice. They looked like they were mostly intact but IIRC some of them had their engines pulled. Still, the gun mechanisms still worked so you could sit in them and aim the guns
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post #50 of 93 Old 01-17-2013, 09:36 AM
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This thread is great.
Back in '08 we found 5 or 6 M42s (at least I think that's what they were) out in the Copper Mountains. Looked like they'd been there for decades.



Now that is just plain awesome!
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post #51 of 93 Old 01-17-2013, 10:06 PM
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Okay ya that is so cool. I would love to get up close and check those out
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post #52 of 93 Old 01-17-2013, 10:49 PM
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Yeah the Goldwater range is an awesome place. We're always finding cool WWII and Vietnam era junk out there. On that same trip we also found this weird fake village that the military used to use for target practice. Don't worry, it was the off season so we had legal access.
But this stuff is just out in the middle of the desert! No signs, only two-tracks, you even need a special permit to be out there so there's NOBODY out there. Like, if you had a breakdown, you'd be walking out. For miles.






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post #53 of 93 Old 01-17-2013, 10:55 PM
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Forgot these. All the M42s had their doors welded shut... Except this one



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post #54 of 93 Old 01-18-2013, 07:14 AM
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Im assuming ur not allowed to take any of it.
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Im assuming ur not allowed to take any of it.
My thoughts exactly...

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post #56 of 93 Old 01-19-2013, 04:21 PM
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post #57 of 93 Old 01-30-2013, 10:09 PM
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Full on bum house. Complete with extra pair of shoes 2 un-opened miller lites and a bag of clothes.

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post #58 of 93 Old 02-02-2013, 04:51 PM
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After driving for an hr or so through thick jungle with the track so tight it was leaving pin stripes we came across these bridges, and after another hr or so there was an opening and this building in the middle of nowhere ??
It was spooky as **** !! And didn't feel right.
I looked it up later and a km or two in the middle of the jungle is a ghost town. They relocated that building into that clearing and used it as a weather station for a decade of so ...
Wicked drive though ...
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post #59 of 93 Old 02-02-2013, 05:15 PM
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Posting in here without pics is pretty pointless. Heres an old iron furnace in the mountains of PA. Rumor has its from the early 1800's. And took a year to build and only used a few weeks before better spots were found. The trail was named "The Furnace".

where about in PA?
I feel like I've been there

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After driving for an hr or so through thick jungle with the track so tight it was leaving pin stripes we came across these bridges, and after another hr or so there was an opening and this building in the middle of nowhere ??
It was spooky as **** !! And didn't feel right.
I looked it up later and a km or two in the middle of the jungle is a ghost town. They relocated that building into that clearing and used it as a weather station for a decade of so ...
Wicked drive though ...
Really cool. I've always wanted to travel to Australia. If I can take my YJ, the deal is on. Looks like an amazing trip.

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