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    Shillelagh Antitank Missile

    My local military history museum, Museum of the American GI, has one of the nicest operational tank collections in the US. They asked me to find a Shillelagh missile for their Sheridan tank. These appear to be hard to find. Does anyone know of one available anywhere? Does anyone have one in their collection? May I request photos and drawings in case I have to make a reproduction for them? It is not a normal museum operation with its hand out all the time (don't get me wrong - they will accept donations). It is a well funded organization that does not mind paying market prices to get what it wants. Thank you for your help.

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    Never seen one for sale. Warhead photos previously posted by US Subs. Years ago there were some aluminum loading shapes with demill cuts in the nose for sale. 6 inch diameter, fired from the 152mm M81 gun/launcher tube on the Sheridan and later M60A2.
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    Try Marshall Morgan in TN. He specializes in museum supply or ordnance items, very nice pieces but out of my price range. Best I've ever found is the drill version.

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    I decided to make one for the local museum. Every thing is press fit together.
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    Excellent work, Steve.
    ALL ORDNANCE SHOWN BY ME HAS BEEN INERTED AND HAS NO LIVE FILLERS.

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    It looks really nice! Do you have any photos of the various pieces you pressed together?
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    Sorry. I did not think about taking photos until after it was pounded all together.

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    Here is the missile all painted and stenciled. Not perfect, but not too bad either.
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    Looks great Steve.
    ALL ORDNANCE SHOWN BY ME HAS BEEN INERTED AND HAS NO LIVE FILLERS.

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    You're wrong Steve. That IS perfect. Brent should be thrilled with that piece to display with the Sheridan. Great job!

    Rick

 

 

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