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this is kinda a silly question but where could i buy a tank? Answered

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Jack A Lopez
Jack A Lopez

Best Answer 11 years ago

Have you considered building your own? A few years back someone inColorado did something along these lines. He started with abulldozer chassis. Then he added steel plate, concrete, cameras,weapons, etc. <br /><br /><a href="http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,121872,00.html">http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,121872,00.html</a><br /><br />From the article:<br /><blockquote> <div>Heemeyer plowed the armor-plated bulldozer into the town hall, a former mayor's home and at least five other buildings Friday before the machine ground to a halt in the wreckage of a warehouse.</div></blockquote><br />And who says <em>you can't fight city hall</em>?<br />;-)<br /><br />I should also mention that Martin Heemeyer unfortunately died before hecould complete his negotiations with the city, and get his killdozerproperly registered with the DMV. Which also means that was unableto write an instructable about the experience.<br />

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Jack A Lopez
Jack A Lopez

Answer 11 years ago

Oops:  correction: Marvin Heemeyer.  Not Martin.  Can'tbelieve I screwed up a cut-n-paste. ;o

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sharlston
sharlston

11 years ago

have you tried the local fish shop i think they  sell fish tanks

lol
rofl

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wenpherd
wenpherd

Answer 11 years ago

good idea but aready tried it

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bedbugg2
bedbugg2

11 years ago

www.tanksforsale.co.uk

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steveastrouk
steveastrouk

Answer 11 years ago

Oh boy, they've got TATRAS ! Best 8 x 8 by far.

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bedbugg2
bedbugg2

Answer 11 years ago

Gonna put a bid in? XD

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steveastrouk
steveastrouk

Answer 11 years ago

Car park full of Landrover 101s !

Steve

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Molten Boron
Molten Boron

Answer 11 years ago

<a href="http://www.tanksforsale.co.uk">Tanks for the link!</a><br />

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Re-design
Re-design

11 years ago

The occasionally come up on auction from the govt.  Sometimes someone who has one wants to sell one.

They are expensive to buy.  They are expensive to move, you can't drive one on the street without a special permit and maybe not even then.  They are really expensive to maintain.  Lots of the parts are not even available and have to be custom made.  Most of the owners are X military mechanics.  Several that I know of are owned by clubs where many people share the costs.

Get a jeep instead.  More fun and alot less expensive/troublesome.

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wenpherd
wenpherd

Answer 11 years ago

yeah your pobably right, but it would be cool

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Re-design
Re-design

Answer 11 years ago

Without reservation I completely agree!  I've dreamed more than once of owning my own working tank.

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Sean_Voodoo
Sean_Voodoo

11 years ago

yeah it is but i think u could buy one from the army???????????

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wenpherd
wenpherd

Answer 11 years ago

no i was thinking a army surplus store

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CameronSS
CameronSS

11 years ago

Eastern Europe.

I'm totally serious here, apparently there's massive junkyards where you can buy a fully functional T-72  for under 100 grand.

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Kryptonite
Kryptonite

11 years ago

Join a club where they've got one and do what ever you want to do it then.

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Molten Boron
Molten Boron

11 years ago

Are you actually interested in purchasing one?
How much are you prepared to spend on one?