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My latest restoration: 1942 Wheeled Litter Carrier


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So I picked this up back in April. It was a diamond in the rough for sure. Painted yellow, missing tires, wheel bearings, and all of the parts above the leaf springs. And the kick stand was rusted through in the center. I did all of the work myself. Even found that the correct tires were still available from a company who made these carts during WW2. I'm very please with how it came out.

 

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Nice work bringing it back.

 

RC

"It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts."

*Sherlock Holmes in "A Scandal in Bohemia"*

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I can say it was really rough with many layers of paint. Robin beat me to buying it at the show

current owner of a Dodge WC 9, WC 12, WC 27 2 American Highway K38s, 1945 USMC MB Holden Ambulance, 1943 USMC radio jeep, 1951 military Cushman pakagekar, 1942 m6 bomb truck


All right they're on our left they're on our right they're in front of us they're behind us they can't get away this time
General Chesty Puller

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  • 2 weeks later...

You do incredible work! Fantastic restoration

Looking for: Fourth/ Seventh Rhode Island Infantry items


Purple Heart : Robert L. Freitag KIA ETO 2/11/45


Any US/German items with the last name "Freitag"


also, war-related posters



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  • 1 year later...

I just found one on eBay and it's in beautiful shape. Everything was original and I was lucky it was all complete. You did a great restoration! I will leave mine original I think, as all the paint is there and no rust. It's a great piece and we're both lucky to own one!

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