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Date: 12/08/12 12:38 PM

22 Responses to Glorious Soviet Technolgy is glorious

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    alpensepp Male 70 & Over
    1364 posts
    December 5, 2012 at 12:38 pm
    Link: Glorious Soviet Technolgy is glorious - WW2 Soviet tank abandoned in Ukraine starts like the war ended yesterday
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    Quackor Male 18-29
    2856 posts
    December 8, 2012 at 1:12 pm
    no it doesnt
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    tedgp Male 30-39
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    December 8, 2012 at 1:14 pm
    Starts AFTER all the work they did to get it going again.
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    tedgp Male 30-39
    3287 posts
    December 8, 2012 at 1:15 pm
    Oh and caption fail is an epic fail. It took a colossal amount of work for them to get it going again.
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    ferdyfred Male 40-49
    13631 posts
    December 8, 2012 at 1:22 pm
    Would have sold my soul to have fettled that back into life, in great condition for something 70 years old
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    WakeToWood Male 30-39
    183 posts
    December 8, 2012 at 1:25 pm
    now i watched it it feels like tomorrow
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    Kegomatix Male 18-29
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    December 8, 2012 at 1:33 pm
    That`s actually really impressive.
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    turdburglar Male 30-39
    4896 posts
    December 8, 2012 at 1:44 pm

    Now that it`s running, this group of guys have a stronger military than Canada.
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    patchouly Male 40-49
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    December 8, 2012 at 2:47 pm
    Very impressive. Cool to see.
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    blackcatseye Female 30-39
    685 posts
    December 8, 2012 at 2:54 pm
    Alpensepp, did you watch the whole video??? Or maybe you didn`t write the caption. They tried starting it three minutes into the video, with plenty of tools lying around evident of hours of work, several days later, they`re still trying with no success yet. Or maybe this is an IAB mods crude attempt at sarcasm, which comes over as racist as usual. Don`t mock another man`s failures unless you`ve done the same job.
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    Nickel2 Male 50-59
    5879 posts
    December 8, 2012 at 3:09 pm
    The wonder of the war machine! There are tens of thousands of similar machines dotted around the country just waiting for half a dozen blokes in track-suits with a tool-box and a battery. Jerry-cans will be brought out and fuel tanks replenished. This is like a sci-fi episode trailer. Shame the gun was spiked though, this would have been fun to watch without cleaning.
    OK. So I`ve been down the pub, must be time for more beer and a movie..
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    piperfawn Male 30-39
    4916 posts
    December 8, 2012 at 4:47 pm
    Wow great job!
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    avail9988 Male 18-29
    700 posts
    December 8, 2012 at 4:50 pm
    Skip to 9 min to see it start...
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    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17514 posts
    December 8, 2012 at 4:53 pm
    Not sure if anyone has mentioned this yet, but that`s a `Self-Propelled Gun` not a `Tank`. To be more specific it`s a SU-152 heavy self propelled gun. The `152` is significant because that gun is a 152mm Howitzer.
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    Kain1 Male 18-29
    1473 posts
    December 8, 2012 at 6:23 pm
    For a 70 year old machine, it`s a wonder they got it started at all, let alone got the hatches open without a blow torch. It only took `em an afternoon too. And it runs amazingly well! All it needed was a little fuel and a blow-through, and maybe some lubricant.

    Colour me impressed.
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    Draculya Male 40-49
    14652 posts
    December 8, 2012 at 8:39 pm
    I bet they`re selling it for scrap
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    carmium Female 50-59
    6381 posts
    December 9, 2012 at 9:26 am
    Maybe not so big, but when my sister and her husband lived in northern BC, maybe 20 years back, a local guy had discovered a US Army WW2 Jeep in the woods off the Alaska Highway. He came back with a chainsaw, fresh battery, and gas, and drove it out to the road.
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    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17514 posts
    December 9, 2012 at 9:51 am
    Draculya: It`s worth much more than `scrap` to a wealthy military collector. People collect these machines, like others collect muscle cars or art.
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    CreamK Male 40-49
    1423 posts
    December 10, 2012 at 2:05 am
    Well, that wasn`t just flick the switch, it took some effort to get it going.. But once it started, very healthy, steady sound. It had some fuel mixture stuff when they revved it later but what a nice engine..
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    furryblob Male 18-29
    574 posts
    December 10, 2012 at 7:50 am
    1 star for the stupid title.
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    EVILLECUTTER Male 18-29
    244 posts
    December 11, 2012 at 9:25 am
    probably made to run on leaded gas
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    DingDingDong Male 30-39
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    December 12, 2012 at 11:12 am
    want.

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