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Old 09-19-2010, 05:09 PM   #1
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On my way out to a local offroad park I stopped at a neat place. Thought I'd take some pics to share.

This is a military surplus store, they also have these vehicles on display.
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Old 09-19-2010, 05:10 PM   #2
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note- that is my buddy in the pic...I'm too damn ugly to be photographed.
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Pretty cool. Wish that vehicle yard wasn't just a museum.
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Old 09-20-2010, 09:20 AM   #4
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Yeah its kinda sad to see them sitting there. There's one jeep that is suspended ~150ft via a crane. Its been up there since I was a kid.
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Looks like a cool place to visit. I'm a sucker for military surplus stores. They're like black holes that suck me into them. I rarely make it out without something stupid.
They're great places for camping equipment if you're ok with primitive camping.
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are they for sale or just for show?
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Old 09-20-2010, 02:01 PM   #7
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Those are just for show.

They have some custom built 4x4 vehicles for sale, but they are not jeeps.

Cavediver, I completely agree. they have some great stuff. for some reason we walked out with a Machete. I really have no idea why....

I almost bought an Axe to go with it. But my better judgement took over on that.

I was hoping for some sort of recovery strap, but no go. I have a great cold weather sleeping bag from a surplus store.

I told the wife I almost bought her some military grade knee pads. She didn't think that was near as funny as I did.
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Nike Herc. parts... there's somethin you don't see in a surplus store everyday
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Sweet stuff.

Have you ever seen this site for identifying early jeeps? GREAT stuff on all the variations and what not. His poster is posted below:

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That is cool. I've never seen that.

he doesn't have the CJ-10a on there...

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