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OIF/Thunder Run "Battle Boards"
bravo04tango
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Alabama, United States
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Posted: Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 05:47 AM UTC
I'm working on a M1A1 Abrams from OIF. The "Battle Boards" are square boards with the Skirt numbers on them , mounted to the back of the bustle rack near the SIPS panels. does anyone know , definitively, how they are mounted? Hooks? Zip ties? 550 cord? any help would be cool.
HeavyArty
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Florida, United States
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Posted: Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 10:08 AM UTC
Yes to all. It depended on which vehicle and what the crew had on hand. Most of the Bradleys removed a couple ammo storage boxes on the turret rear and used the bolts from them. Most M1s used the other methods you described to strap them to the bustle rack.
bravo04tango
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Alabama, United States
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Posted: Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 02:04 PM UTC
roger that. thanks!