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M-577 Question

October 2 2011 at 8:29 AM
Ron Lee  (Login Miliminis)
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Does anyone know the overall dimensions of the Tent structure that was used on the rear of the M-577 series?

 
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Bret Kinman
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It depends- of course

October 2 2011, 5:23 PM 

Ron,

It depends on what era M577 you are building. There was an original tent kit that came with the 577- heavy frame aluminum and canvas-olive drab. It is longer, but generally about the width of the vehicle. Later versions (mid/late 90S on) used the SICUPS (Standard Integrated Command Post System) tent kit which is lighter aluminum poles and plastic tent material- these come in a the sort of standard NATO/forest green type color or a sand color. The SICUPS tents are shorter than the original- but still about the width of the vehicle.

I do not know the nomenclature of the SICUPS- but I bet some google searching may get you some details- I think the DRASH Company might make them- but not for sure.

HTH
bret

Bret Kinman
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Ron Lee
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Thank you Bret

October 3 2011, 1:46 PM 

For replying. We're going with the older version and later this newer version. A fellow Modeler pointed me towards the TM on the newer type and it will go good with our M-1068 project later this year. Another brought up a link on Armorama for the dimensions of the older version. So it will be a "Go" for the M-577 and M-1068 Conversions WITH the tent structures.

 
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