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by Niner Delta
Fri Sep 16, 2005 9:14 pm
Forum: Airplanes and ships
Topic: Guess what this is?
Replies: 12
Views: 3180

Eoin.........

It is a US WWI Field Sterilizer. "The care and condition of the troops has always been an important factor for the U.S. Army. The field sterilizer was designed for the decontamination of clothing, bedding, uniforms and similar textile goods and served to protect the men from lice and other insects. ...
by Niner Delta
Fri Sep 16, 2005 6:56 pm
Forum: Automatic Rifles
Topic: This could have come out of a bad Sci Fi movie
Replies: 8
Views: 2498

Tom-May............

Is this similar to the pic you were trying to post?

Vern.
by Niner Delta
Fri Sep 16, 2005 4:11 pm
Forum: Airplanes and ships
Topic: Guess what this is?
Replies: 12
Views: 3180

Oops..........

My bad, I don't think the Model 1901 had a recoil mechanism and was used mostly as a fortress gun and not so much in the field. :oops: :oops:

Vern.
by Niner Delta
Fri Sep 16, 2005 4:09 am
Forum: Airplanes and ships
Topic: Guess what this is?
Replies: 12
Views: 3180

Could be..........

The lumpy howitzer is a German Schwere Field Haubitz Model 1901. It was a 150mm heavy artillery piece used by the Germans in WWI.

Or it could be an 8" self-propelled howitzer, but I doubt it. :lol: :lol:

Vern.
by Niner Delta
Tue Sep 13, 2005 4:49 pm
Forum: Airplanes and ships
Topic: Centurion Mk5 AVRE 165
Replies: 8
Views: 2265

No tanks..............

Have never been in a tank, but when at Arty NCO school at Ft. Sill, we did do a lot of training with the self-propelled howitzers. At the time we had 105mm, 155mm, 175mm (long tom) and the 8" SPs. We got to drive them all around a course, fire them all, and use a recovery track vehicle to drag a tan...
by Niner Delta
Sun Sep 11, 2005 1:44 am
Forum: Shooting the Breeze
Topic: What 's the price of gasoline doing in your area?
Replies: 22
Views: 4369

Gas prices.......

Everything here in Tucson, AZ is $2.999 for the regular grade. :evil: :evil:

Vern.
by Niner Delta
Tue Sep 06, 2005 8:19 pm
Forum: Airplanes and ships
Topic: Recently declassified by US Navy.
Replies: 2
Views: 1101

Recently declassified by US Navy.

This is a declassified official Navy photo. :roll:

Vern.
by Niner Delta
Tue Sep 06, 2005 8:02 pm
Forum: The After Hours Funnies
Topic: SST replacement.....
Replies: 0
Views: 682

SST replacement.....

Hope it has big fuel tanks. :lol:

Vern.
by Niner Delta
Tue Sep 06, 2005 7:44 pm
Forum: Airplanes and ships
Topic: Pilot training..
Replies: 0
Views: 769

Pilot training..

USAF - A constant learning process.

Vern.
by Niner Delta
Tue Sep 06, 2005 7:40 pm
Forum: Airplanes and ships
Topic: Recycle ??
Replies: 2
Views: 1135

Recycle ??

Our government finally found a use for all the old bombers.

Vern.

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