Warning

 

Close

Confirm Action

Are you sure you wish to do this?

Confirm Cancel
Member Login
Site Notices
1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 5/19/2003 5:25:53 AM EST
Yep, Air Gunnery this weekend. We went through 21,000 round saturday of 7.62. [img]http://photos.ar15.com/ImageGallery/IG_LoadImage.asp?iImageUnq=12219[/img] A couple of the weapons racks [img]http://photos.ar15.com/ImageGallery/IG_LoadImage.asp?iImageUnq=12222[/img] Pick a weapon [img]http://photos.ar15.com/ImageGallery/IG_LoadImage.asp?iImageUnq=12212[/img] Off to the Ammo Table to draw a few hundred rounds. [img]http://photos.ar15.com/ImageGallery/IG_LoadImage.asp?iImageUnq=12211[/img] Me carrying my rounds to the gear check area. [img]http://photos.ar15.com/ImageGallery/IG_LoadImage.asp?iImageUnq=12218[/img] The Gear Check area. [img]http://photos.ar15.com/ImageGallery/IG_LoadImage.asp?iImageUnq=12217[/img] Loading up [img]http://photos.ar15.com/ImageGallery/IG_LoadImage.asp?iImageUnq=12216[/img] Me preparing for takeoff, and a run down the range. [img]http://photos.ar15.com/ImageGallery/IG_LoadImage.asp?iImageUnq=12213[/img] Mandatory seperation of the brass and links [img]http://photos.ar15.com/ImageGallery/IG_LoadImage.asp?iImageUnq=12215[/img] Some of the fired brass. Aviator
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 5:28:20 AM EST
wow....just......wow [:D]
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 5:30:26 AM EST
Man, some people have all the fun. [:)]
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 5:31:15 AM EST
Very cool...
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 5:41:08 AM EST
What those guys said........
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 6:22:25 AM EST
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 6:26:59 AM EST
looks like my kind of fun!
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 6:43:54 AM EST
you got any guys (that you know ) from Roberts WI with you- I know he was doing the same thing this last weekend- not sure where- prob mcoy or ripley
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 6:46:47 AM EST
now why you gotta come around here gloating like that? Looks like fun!
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 6:50:15 AM EST
Those pics...I've got wood! [:D]
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 6:58:55 AM EST
Originally Posted By Cleatus: you got any guys (that you know ) from Roberts WI with you- I know he was doing the same thing this last weekend- not sure where- prob mcoy or ripley
View Quote
Probably. The person's name I would recognize, not the town name. Aviator
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 7:21:58 AM EST
sweeeeet!
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 7:26:29 AM EST
Oh Man... Now I got goose bumps !! I always loved the feel & sound of UH1-E and my M60 at speed. [:D]
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 7:27:17 AM EST
Ahhhh.... the elusive and rarely photographed M60D. Any sign of a spade grip kit for the '240 series for you aviation types? And remember fellas, before we get too jealous, this guy is just the driver. Once in a while the enlisted guys get to have a little fun...
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 8:10:35 AM EST
You guys know how long it takes (and how much beer) to Clean fifty M60Ds? [:D] Aviator
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 11:07:27 AM EST
Can I have the OFB?
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 11:33:11 AM EST
Originally Posted By Derek45: Can I have the OFB?
View Quote
We have to turn it in, and they [b]weigh[/b] it too make sure its all there. [:o] Aviator
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 11:34:29 AM EST
Originally Posted By Aviator: You guys know how long it takes (and how much beer) to Clean fifty M60Ds? [:D] Aviator
View Quote
You clean an M60D with beer? CLP works a little better...:)BTW, the armorer wouldn't let us do anything except swap barrels on our M60's...he would take the better part of a day in the arms room to detail the crew-served arms. I remember watching him use some unauthorized stuff like carb cleaner and the like. He once let me detail the bore on a M2 :). Damn hankercheif patches are needed and it takes some muscle to brush that thing!
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 11:38:17 AM EST
I am currently drooling.
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 11:39:01 AM EST
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 11:54:16 AM EST
Originally Posted By Aviator: You guys know how long it takes (and how much beer) to Clean fifty M60Ds? [:D] Aviator
View Quote
I'm wondering how long it takes to pick up 21,000 spent cases.
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 12:27:01 PM EST
Originally Posted By m193:
Originally Posted By Aviator: You guys know how long it takes (and how much beer) to Clean fifty M60Ds? [:D] Aviator
View Quote
I'm wondering how long it takes to pick up 21,000 spent cases.
View Quote
..and I'm wondering, why the hell aren't you using a magnet !?
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 1:29:18 PM EST
Originally Posted By TomJefferson: Great pics! Thanks for sharing! That is one heck of alot of ammo. Was curious, I noticed that you still fly the Huey. Does your outfit have plans to switch to the Blackhawk? Our Army Reserve unit here did, "Cav", and to tell you the truth they weren't too happy about it due to increase maintenence. Tj
View Quote
We are in the process of the transition now. We had 1 Hawk out to do gunnery, but it went down for Maint [:D]. They did fire some people out of it later in the day. I personally don't care for them. Aviator
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 1:30:31 PM EST
Originally Posted By m193:
Originally Posted By Aviator: You guys know how long it takes (and how much beer) to Clean fifty M60Ds? [:D] Aviator
View Quote
I'm wondering how long it takes to pick up 21,000 spent cases.
View Quote
If you look at the "Loading Up" pic, you will see a cach bag attached to the M60. They work pretty well. Aviator
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 2:13:17 PM EST
My first thought upon seeing the heading was, "Holy smokin' credit card!" Then I got to the first sentence. Still, can't help but be a little jealous! [:)]
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 2:21:37 PM EST
Top Top