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US Army Pack Saddle

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Introduction
Randy Harvey [HARV] brings us another fascinating unusual piece of military kit - a U.S. Cargo M-1950 Military Pack Saddle. With the surprising number of pack stock available to modelers, this reference should be very useful.
U.S. Cargo M-1950 Pack Saddle
This is the U.S. Cargo M-1950 JQMD (Jeffersonville Quartermaster Depot or Jeffersonville Quartermaster Intermediate Depot) Military Pack Saddle. That's a mouthful but it allowed ground troops to saddle up their pack stock to carry equipment and supplies to places inaccessible to mechanized transport.
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About the Author

About Randy Harvey (HARV)
FROM: WYOMING, UNITED STATES

I have been in the modeling hobby off and on since my youth. I build mostly 1/35 scale. However I work in other scales for aircraft, ships and the occasional civilian car kit. I also kit bash and scratch-build when the mood strikes. I mainly model WWI and WWII figures, armor, vehic...


Comments

Thank you for getting the pictures posted for me Fred. I appreciate it. Hopefully someone can get some use out of them. Here is a picture of one of the pack saddles in use. Thank you, Randy
SEP 11, 2019 - 06:39 AM
Well I have some good news in regards to the pack saddle. I have been trying to find a home for it for awhile now with no luck. I contacted Mr. Tom Rancor in Wasta, South Dakota and he owns and operates the Armed Forces Display & Gifts museum and he is going to take and display the pack saddle there. So I am very happy about that. Armed Forces Display & Gifts Museum Museum Photograph Album Thanks, Randy
OCT 13, 2019 - 07:09 AM