Our latest member Robert who is director of an Org, History Fanatics. He is devoted to keeping history alive. They have built a replica quad 50, The Widow Maker, from G battery 65th Arty. Their plans are to build more replicas, possiblity of a guntruck some day. Robert welcomes you to view his web site. www.historyfanatics.net
Time to bring the next event to the top. 17 to 21 Sept, 2014 Kokomo, Indiana with the Wildthing and Randys collection of Vehicles. Lest not forget Sharons great cooking. See you there in front of the big flag.
I received a message from command Maint. that 523d Transportation Co will be fielding it’s guntrucks in the near future. You can find them on facebook, 523d Transportation Company.
BEFORE TRUCK BECAME PUFF, IT WAS HOT BUTTERED SOUL. I WOULD LIKE TOO GET IN CONTACT WITH ANYONE WHO REMEMBERS BOTH
Don’t know if this will help – but I had saved all of Ralph Fuller’s pics from the “old” guntruck site.
Here are a few I just quickly found. They’re also in the Photo Gallery section of this site; but I wanted to get these to you ASAP.
Hope this helps…
The current trucks here are the Puff from the 88th Trans Co. I’m posting the one That James sent me that was 815th Engr with 815th bumper # A 109.The paint job would be after March 71…….John
I thought you would enjoy seeing the July 4th parade AND celebration of the Wild Thing’s 10th Anniversary and reunion. I’m sure John Dodd will add more, but I wanted to share this ASAP. Congratulations to everyone, and thank you for all you do…
Make sure your speakers are cranked for the video!-)
Just click to view: http://youtu.be/G4bBs8NGKWc
(Updated and ready for viewing!!)
Gathering XIII 2015 will be in Chattanooger, Tn. Details to be posted when known
It has been a wonderful Gathering 12 week. Over 175 attended the Friday night supper and more that 200 attended the gathering. A big THANK YOU to all those who came. THANK YOU to all the Guntruck owners, Sammy Seay Larry Board and the camo Crew, Ron Smith, and Tom throne and Rob Blackstone representing the Untouchable owners. THANK YOU to Barbara Bower, Kathy Blackstone, the Kritzer girls, John Porter and all those volunteers who jumped in and helped. THANKS to all those who dropped off food to the hospitality room. And THANK YOU to those that I missed. The Holiday Inn was great with all the services provided. Please go the hotel website and Trip Advisor and leave them a review.
I was really moved when Ugly (Ralph Fuller) was honored. Red said it all. I was in tears when Karen Fuller spoke of her husband and best friend. She summed up Ralphs thoughts in his last days. He was a man of many names and he so loved his men.
think this was the biggest crowd ever. We took in over $5000 fuel money. At 4 to 5miles a gallon this was a huge help to the owners to pay for fuel.
Next years gathering may be Chattanogga, Tn. Details to be posted later.
Just dropping in to see how everyone made out, looks like everyone has had a great time, glad to hear everything went smooth, later Frenchie
Looking for the push pins that hold the m-2 in the cradle.
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