Established June 8, 2006

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This is my first jeep, taken out in the Mojave desert.
It is a 1950 Willys M38. 
 I understand that its in Canada making movies now.

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Jesse and I were trail riding in the canyon.

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This is Jeep #2. Its a 1954 Willys M38a1.
This is after my bro Joe and I did a ton of work to it to get it running and paint it. Before the total restoration.

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This is unfortunately the only picture I took of both my jeeps together before I sold the first one. Look good dont they.

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This is a close up of the VRC 46 radio I installed.

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Here is my M37B1. Made by Dodge in 1965.
It has the water fording kit installed. Look how deep I can go.

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Doesn't it look cool with the top down.

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THis was a steep hill in the Borrego Badlands.

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Here is My radio shelter in the truck.
It is an S-89 shelter that origianly was built in the 50's with a GRN-4 in it. That is a radio navigaional beacon that transmitted a VLF signal about 400 Hz, to a compass in an aircraft so that they could navigate to it or pick up several stations and triangulate with them.
Now it has a mixture of equipment in it.

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The other side of my truck after I repainted it.

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Rear of the shelter.

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I had to put this picture up. Its a WWII Dodge WC12. It was Charles Manson's truck while he was out in Death Valley. The roof and rear wall inside are painted black with stars.

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Right side of my M1008A1 CUCV. Forward antenna is a rigid AT-1011 32' verticle HF mount. Rear antenna is an AS-1729 VRC-12.

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Left side of my M1008A1 CUCV.  Forward antenna is a Shakespear 136-174 MHz.  Rear antenna is a Shakespear AS-3512 30-512 MHz.

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This is the radio rack in the bed of the truck.  It has a VRC-12 mount in it right now. Power is supplied through the main J box in the center. Im going to mount some more equipment like my GRC-193 and another VRC-12 rack in it after I remove the top deck and its supports, it gets in the way of the rear view out the window and the verticle supports will block the wider GRC-193 mount.

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