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MTVR wrecker drawing/pics needed
heliman
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Posted: Monday, May 13, 2013 - 02:24 AM UTC
I'm trying to find info / images of the MK36 MTVR wrecker. The truck I hope to build was called Medusa and has an exciting history during its time in service.

IM just trying to find shots of jib and mainly images of equipment boxes.

Thanks for any help

Jeff
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Posted: Monday, May 13, 2013 - 03:29 AM UTC
Some walkaround pics on Primeportal

Side view drawing

Downlable "in action" pics from Defenseimagery.mil :

http://www.defenseimagery.mil/imageDownload.action?guid=0b30d6484dba801a77d4bf4c7d24b0395d8eb744

http://www.defenseimagery.mil/imageDownload.action?guid=5a2d620c339cfb1d2897d20f9400e44bcd7da980

http://www.defenseimagery.mil/imageDownload.action?guid=8bf797dc16c87f0687149eabc37cbf0c0946a368

http://www.defenseimagery.mil/imageDownload.action?guid=e730ec2c99816cd55d67dc3a81145bd5fad955ff[/url]

http://www.defenseimagery.mil/imageDownload.action?guid=ad757b1db7fde23b7a1de364300eeda7009f118a

http://www.defenseimagery.mil/imageDownload.action?guid=54376b06f66bdc317cb5fde796508c69bf79bace

http://www.defenseimagery.mil/imageDownload.action?guid=33e11e858c252756d4fed51a94f9856151a3c964

http://www.defenseimagery.mil/imageDownload.action?guid=48581e9b3576cfb24f4580f1124bbc7dd6c3c3ad

http://www.defenseimagery.mil/imageDownload.action?guid=d8e5c42c206790103f7ba67d277e90e4cff0b882

HTH

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heliman
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Posted: Monday, May 13, 2013 - 03:58 AM UTC
Thanks Frenchy ! I'd hope you would chime in.

Medusa had 3 encounters w IED and returned to service after being repaired. The story gave me the inspiration for this build


The last pic I've seen has a new bonnet...and crane assembly w the sand cab and recovery bed
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Posted: Monday, May 13, 2013 - 04:13 AM UTC
You're welcome Jeff. Here are a few more :

http://www.2ndmlg.marines.mil/Photos.aspx?igphoto=163578

http://www.2ndmlg.marines.mil/Photos.aspx?igphoto=164323

http://www.2ndmlg.marines.mil/Photos.aspx?igphoto=163579

http://www.flickr.com/photos/loki69/4052150777/sizes/l/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/rcsadvmedia/6861285784/sizes/k/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/cetanefreek/696769639/sizes/l/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/narwal/8073085409/sizes/h/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/3123653033/sizes/l/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/navymailman/3427664655/sizes/o/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/target_man_2000/5560395288/sizes/o/

Is this the place where you've read about "Medusa" ?

http://www.dvidshub.net/news/65441/medusa-drives-despite-ieds#.UZERdqJ7J8s



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Posted: Monday, May 13, 2013 - 05:54 AM UTC
I've just realized that the side view drawing in my first post is reversed...

You'll find a better one here :

http://jedsite.info/transport-mike/mike/mtvr_series/z-document/Oshkosh_MTVR_wrecker_brochure.pdf

Another view :



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heliman
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Posted: Monday, May 13, 2013 - 08:32 AM UTC
Frenchy- that was the site I was reading about the truck, and then lost the link! I just realized part of the reason I was missing it , was "Medusa" has the additional armored cab..and I wasn't using the " A" prefix during my brief search.


Thanks again !
Frenchy
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Posted: Monday, May 13, 2013 - 08:52 AM UTC
Here's another view of a Mk36 fitted with an armored cab, but there are some minor differences between this one and the "Medusa" one (the latter appears to have extra armor plates bolted on + different ballistic glass window) :



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heliman
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Posted: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 02:27 AM UTC
Nice side view photo! I hadn't notice the additional armor...good catch. Im searching the boom manufacturers site for info -

I thank you again for helping my endeavor!
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Posted: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 03:56 PM UTC
Jeff...what you doin'...seems like we're on the same build page. Looks like we have a competition going on at next years BuffCon?

LOL!!!

Happy Modeling
Joe

Oh yeah...again congrats to you and Bill, super great win . Call me soon and have Bill do the same.
heliman
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Posted: Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 08:45 AM UTC
LOL- I figure you were planning a wrecker, I couldn't build "just " the cargo truck! Should be a fun build

Maybe we should start a build log? course I'm still using the mk.1 eyeball..

Thanks for the congrats, I was really surprised!

Ttys

Jeff
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Posted: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 12:57 PM UTC
Does anyone have access to a photo from the right side of the service winch mounted to the front bumper ? I am trying to understand the mounting of the "passenger " side of the winch.


I'll post a few pics of my " Medusa" wip build soon !!!
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Posted: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 11:50 PM UTC

Quoted Text

I'll post a few pics of my " Medusa" wip build soon !!!



Sorry I can't help with the needed pic, but I do look forward to seeing your build.
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Posted: Friday, May 31, 2013 - 12:21 AM UTC

Quoted Text

Does anyone have access to a photo from the right side of the service winch mounted to the front bumper ?



No close-ups, sorry !

http://www.flickr.com/photos/cetanefreek/696769639/sizes/l/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/narwal/8073085409/sizes/h/

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heliman
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Posted: Tuesday, June 04, 2013 - 01:59 PM UTC
The build link can be found here..

http://armorama.kitmaker.net/forums/207958

Jeff

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