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The Rockies as Tanks

We all want the Rockies to be like an Abrams tank:

This is an XM1 Abrams, the experimental model back in the late '70's. The Abrams tank is the main tank of the US Army and is a hell of a vehicle.

On the other hand, the Rockies are more like an Italian M 15/42 Medium Tank from World War II:

It looks good, but it's an Italian tank. You can't really expect much out of it.

[editor's note, by Russ] I took these picture down at the Aberdeen, MD Ordnance Museum, the day before Tulo had his unassisted triple play.