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#161 DKTanker

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Posted 14 October 2018 - 1400 PM

Regarding getting around the height requirements, my wingman's gunner was a former Tight End for UTEP (University of Texas El Paso).  He graced our presence at 6'5" 245 lbs and managed to knock out a couple of Iraqi tanks along the way.


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#162 Wiedzmin

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Posted 14 October 2018 - 1412 PM

it will be interesting to measure free space for each crew member with some sort of ruler/measure tape, from shoulder to shoulder etc, i think it would give a clearer understanding of the free space in the tank, regardless of the size of the person inside the tank, but considering that there is very little space in the tank, it may be very difficult to do...

 

p.s great video. thank you


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#163 shep854

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Posted 14 October 2018 - 1710 PM

Regarding getting around the height requirements, my wingman's gunner was a former Tight End for UTEP (University of Texas El Paso).  He graced our presence at 6'5" 245 lbs and managed to knock out a couple of Iraqi tanks along the way.

Wow.  I imagine that, if they had had to bail, that gunner would have ejected the TC out the hatch, if he didn't unass fast enough!


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#164 DogDodger

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Posted 14 October 2018 - 1808 PM

Great video. Especially enjoyed the smoke grenade launcher discussion. ;)
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Posted 15 October 2018 - 0456 AM

If Nick happens to be passing by, I'd love to know his thoughts on what the best tank in the world is if it's not the M1.


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#166 Coldsteel

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Posted 15 October 2018 - 0535 AM

I imagine the response would boil down to just two words: Define "Best".


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Posted 15 October 2018 - 1254 PM

That, also tempered with the fact that I have not as much as physically seen a good slew of the current generation, so how would I be in a position to judge?


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Posted 15 October 2018 - 1424 PM

Nick, obviously you need to sample more tanks! Get cracking!



 

I imagine the response would boil down to just two words: Define "Best".

Plus the "does Nick fit into it" criteria.


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#169 Jim Warford

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Posted 15 October 2018 - 2324 PM

Hope this isn't a repost...

 


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