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Reply #120 on: December 31, 2020, 10:53:23 PM
Amazing!


Even better if the mom's name was 'Patricia'.  :)

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Reply #121 on: March 05, 2021, 09:53:36 AM

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Reply #122 on: March 05, 2021, 09:59:00 AM
There was a US version as well,

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Reply #124 on: March 05, 2021, 09:46:48 PM
There was a US version as well,

The Cushman 53.

Cushman made golf carts and mail delivery vehicles as well. IIRC, they even made ice cream vending carts.

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Reply #125 on: March 06, 2021, 06:06:20 AM
Good job they didn't mix them up for an airdrop.

Just imagine - the hitherto little known 17th Airborne Div's 535th Golf-Cart regiment :-)

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Reply #126 on: March 06, 2021, 08:00:36 AM
535th Golf-Cart regiment

I believe that unit is  currently in the USAF :whistle:

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Reply #127 on: March 06, 2021, 08:33:13 AM
...so, who got the ice cream vending carts?

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Reply #128 on: March 06, 2021, 09:10:25 AM
The Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders probably

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Reply #129 on: March 06, 2021, 11:00:11 AM
Have you seen some those Golf Carts today? They could go head to head with an M1 Abrams.   :o And put a couple of Snowbirds in it late for their Tee Time and you've got a Death Machine.  :worried:

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Reply #130 on: March 06, 2021, 11:57:36 AM
The Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders probably

That regiment no longer exists. They were amalgamated with other regiments in 2006.

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Reply #131 on: March 06, 2021, 12:14:01 PM
The Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders probably

That regiment no longer exists. They were amalgamated with other regiments in 2006.

I think it was before then, b/c I remember being at their museum at Stirling Castle in 2004 and there was a video about them shutting down the regiment.

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Reply #132 on: March 06, 2021, 12:52:39 PM
Knew a guy who was a legal clerk in an artillery battalion.  The officers joked that he was the most dangerous man in the unit.
It was decided that the organization was all wrong.  They should be a artillery clerk in a legal battalion.
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Reply #133 on: March 06, 2021, 04:08:17 PM
The Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders probably

That regiment no longer exists. They were amalgamated with other regiments in 2006.

I think it was before then, b/c I remember being at their museum at Stirling Castle in 2004 and there was a video about them shutting down the regiment.

I think you're missing the important point.

What happened to the ice cream?

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Reply #134 on: March 06, 2021, 04:28:00 PM
What happened to the ice cream?

I'm about 45-50 pounds more than I oughta be.  What you think happened to it?  :whistle:

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