Swimming a stally

Discussion in 'The Lamp and Sandbag II - The Tall Story Strikes B' started by samain11, Oct 5, 2012.

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  1. I don't know if this has been posted before..but it certainly wasn't the way I was taught to do it.[video=youtube_share;3mr_pCrhTkk]http://youtu.be/3mr_pCrhTkk[/video]
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  2. One of the BAOR myths was that a Bill Oddie went awol sans Stally and made it to the Essex coast?

    Anyone know the gen?
  3. Without a Stally? Must have got a ferry then, easy peasy ;-)
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  4. Yep, I am a Mong, and the veltins is flowing. Delete "sans", replace with Stally.
  5. Unfortunatley by the time i was in charge of my Stallys the swim capability had been removed.
  6. Used to love driving the *******!....Even better if you could keep your bottle in reverse and seeing how high in the gears you could get!
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  7. 11th Hussar. It's been done several times on here. Brownhat will be along soon with the gen.
    He didn't cross the Channel.
  8. There's a similar clip of a BMP1 going into a river at a lick. Subsequently (IIRC) a similar vehicle is shown crawling out of the river on the far side, the story was that lemming-like one had gone down with all hands.