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I like it,except I wouldn't want to be the one in the seat on top of the cab.That just gives them something to aim at,lol,not to mention all the birdshit and bugs you'd catch in your teeth.
 

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I like it,except I wouldn't want to be the one in the seat on top of the cab.That just gives them something to aim at,lol,not to mention all the birdshit and bugs you'd catch in your teeth.
Remember thats the gunner seat.
You get to operate the big gun! preferably BELT fed.
 

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Agreed and true! But most preppers don't have access to belt fed or shoulder mounted artillery.With a typical prep gun,i'd feel like a sittin duck with just an AK/AR all wide open like that.

It was just kinda a joke,but if I went that far on a vehicle,i'd build a plated cage for the gunners seat.Then i'd be happy to get to operate the biggun,lol.
 

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I'd love to get my hands on something like that but would have to win the lottery first. I drove vehicles like that all over Europe when I was in the service.
 

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I'd love to get my hands on something like that but would have to win the lottery first. I drove vehicles like that all over Europe when I was in the service.
You would have to win the lottery just to be able to afford the fuel to push that beast around!

It is cool, in an armored elephant sort of way, but other than imitating John Rambo and crashing it into a gas station in the center of some jerkwater town before shooting the place all to hell, I am not sure it would be very practical....
 

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You would have to win the lottery just to be able to afford the fuel to push that beast around!

It is cool, in an armored elephant sort of way, but other than imitating John Rambo and crashing it into a gas station in the center of some jerkwater town before shooting the place all to hell, I am not sure it would be very practical....
Yea the gas millage will suck but I've seen semi cabs turned into RV's so the only difference with this is it's ability to go off road. But with the box they got on the back it is sitting closer to the wheels then on a m923 (that is what we called them in the Air force)
 

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Hey newb. Nice BOV. Take the time to do an introductory post if you plan on selling wares here. Your BOV dwarfs mine by 10. But I'd let you take the lead and follow you through the friggin hole your gonna make. Mercy sakes alive looks like we got us a convoy! Howdy fron TEXAS! And welcome to the forum.

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Hello and thank you for the worm welcome! The expandable box will be getting a 6" lift this weekend to clear the articulation of the tandem axles and tires! The seat on top of the truck is not mounted I was just looking at it to see what it looks like! Im thinking of putting two up there and a 5 point harness so that you can or your friends can legally ride on top! ( Its like FLYING down the highway KING OF THE ROAD STYLE! The paint job on this truck will be artistic in nature! However I will be able to paint the entire truck in a matter of hours if needed for covert flexibility! Ill probably make a mount for a enduro bike on the bumper. Its getting a 275 gallon fuel tank behind the cab. I am contemplating putting a lift under the box to lift it to 20 feet high when parked so that I can enjoy the height advantage when hunting from it in the field and also to have fun at burning man and in the pit at the races! Below is a graphic im experimenting with and thinking of how and where to put it on the truck 2013-03-14 21.07.38.jpg 2013-03-14 22.07.41.jpg 2013-03-14 22.25.51.jpg
 

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Yea the gas millage will suck but I've seen semi cabs turned into RV's so the only difference with this is it's ability to go off road. But with the box they got on the back it is sitting closer to the wheels then on a m923 (that is what we called them in the Air force)
Here is a picture of me raising the box on the truck this past weekend. One side is going up and the other side is still down. The tires on this ride are 52" tall and 16" wide. Look how small the 5 gallon bucket is...LOL As it is this truck sits it can ford through 9 1/2 feet of water. Its is for sale to anyone who wants it more than I do! www.BigBugOutTrucks.com 2013-03-16 19.08.09.jpg
 

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Nine and a half feet of water would require the operator to be wearing scuba gear.....
I don't think I want something that.... umm .... complex? big?
Its a good thing I don't want it because it would never fit in my "garages". (or my pocket book)
 

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Paint it like a FEMA truck so your chances of getting past a govt. roadblock improve.
Don't for get to paint the tire pressure on each fender, makes it look more authentic.

Agreed and true! But most preppers don't have access to belt fed or shoulder mounted artillery.With a typical prep gun,i'd feel like a sittin duck with just an AK/AR all wide open like that.
You can buy belt fed semi-auto 30 cal firearms.
 
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