Found some cool pictures - M944A1 SEORTM

HDN

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I was looking at truck stuff the other day and found some cool pictures of a M944A1 SEORTM (machine shop truck, Shop Equipment, Organizational Maintenance, Truck/Trailer-Mounted). I've never seen one of these with the doors open, and had no idea they even had deployable tent canopies. I'd love to have one!

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I was looking at truck stuff the other day and found some cool pictures of a M944A1 SEORTM (machine shop truck, Shop Equipment, Organizational Maintenance, Truck/Trailer-Mounted). I've never seen one of these with the doors open, and had no idea they even had deployable tent canopies. I'd love to have one!

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Thats badass i must be hungry cause the first thing i thought when i saw the batwing doors was makeing a food truck or a roach coach go around big plants saleing food at breaktime or lunch ! Here in nashville we have a place called mission bbq and they have a 5 ton at all their restraunts is pretty cool ! That was what a mechanic truck or something else originally? Anyway looks great !
 

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That was what a mechanic truck or something else originally? Anyway looks great !
According to Olive Drab, the machine shop trucks had machining equipment like lathes, drill presses, milling machines, valve turning machines, sometimes air compressors and welding equipment. They all came with a PTO-driven 35 kW 3-phase generator, so you could run some pretty beefy electrical equipment. I'd get one to tow and power my 3-phase air raid siren! Make it even more modern by bolting a 3D printer table to the floor :cool:
 

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I was looking at truck stuff the other day and found some cool pictures of a M944A1 SEORTM (machine shop truck, Shop Equipment, Organizational Maintenance, Truck/Trailer-Mounted). I've never seen one of these with the doors open, and had no idea they even had deployable tent canopies. I'd love to have one!

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Seems like that would be an incredibly neat vehicle to have...
A place to work "in the dry" and a place for parts and tools.
 

chucky

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According to Olive Drab, the machine shop trucks had machining equipment like lathes, drill presses, milling machines, valve turning machines, sometimes air compressors and welding equipment. They all came with a PTO-driven 35 kW 3-phase generator, so you could run some pretty beefy electrical equipment. I'd get one to tow and power my 3-phase air raid siren! Make it even more modern by bolting a 3D printer table to the floor :cool:
lol you turn that air raid horn on you will be doin steelsoldiers behind steel bars ! cool truck
 

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This truck was called, "The Bat Mobile" by the troops. It had everything a man could want in it.
Almost anything a man could want!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I dont think them young troops got as exited as us old men about a mobil machine shop i never herd of anyone useing their 2 day pass to hang out in the tool truck !!! lmao
 

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Almost anything a man could want!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I dont think them young troops got as exited as us old men about a mobil machine shop i never herd of anyone useing their 2 day pass to hang out in the tool truck !!! lmao
A very good friend of mine who was sadly assigned to a Combat Engineer unit, swore that the Bat Mobile was THE BEST place to spend a 4 week REFORGER field problem. Warm, lights, Java maker and nuke to zap his meals. And room. Room to stretch out.
 

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There was one of these trucks in Celina, TN, just a couple of years ago. A truck parked near it was on Gov Deals. Does anyone know what happened to the SEORTM?
 

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I had to pass on one at the Tulsa Municipal auction a several of years ago, it had a blown engine and went for nothing! That was before I had my tractor or 936. I still regret it!
 

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WAITAMINNIT.... THIS IS A REAL THING?!?!?!? WHY AM I ONLY FINDING OUT ABOUT THIS NOW?!?!?!?!.!

So.... if a fella were of a mind to... aquire... one of these..... would anyone happen to know where to start?

Asking for a friend...
 

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WAITAMINNIT.... THIS IS A REAL THING?!?!?!? WHY AM I ONLY FINDING OUT ABOUT THIS NOW?!?!?!?!.!

So.... if a fella were of a mind to... aquire... one of these..... would anyone happen to know where to start?

Asking for a friend...
If you are in deed looking I will ask my friend but about his but lets figure it is not cheap. Last time I saw his all the equipment was there and in good shape.
 
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