Someone made a MASH set in their yard

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Someone made a MASH set in their yard

Post by Aralvar » Mon Feb 04, 2013 3:42 am

http://cellar.org/iotd.php?threadid=24178

I think they got the swamp pretty damn close to the real thing.

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Re: Someone made a MASH set in their yard

Post by Corpsman Bob » Mon Feb 04, 2013 4:33 pm

Thats awesome........... or to quote the boss `jim dandy`
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Post by RJ » Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:38 pm

I remember this. Here's my post about the set from December 2010.

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Re: Someone made a MASH set in their yard

Post by Aralvar » Tue Feb 05, 2013 3:08 am

Woops, sorry. Didn't know you already posted an article about it.

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Post by Grove17 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 4:10 pm

I read he doesn't have it anymore, donated it to some museum or something. But it is amazing, I cant imagine how much time it took.
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Post by Big Daddy O'Reilly » Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:46 pm

I honestly would have hated to be that guy... I admit, it's a dandy piece fo work, but unfortunately, I've moved, A LOT, so I'd hate to think of spending all that time erecting that in my backyard, then end up having to tear it all down because I'd be moving again.

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Post by Chuck » Fri Feb 08, 2013 4:58 pm

I have always wanted to do this, or at least, have a "Swamp" to hang out in.

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Post by Grove17 » Sun Feb 10, 2013 1:46 am

Chuck wrote:I have always wanted to do this, or at least, have a "Swamp" to hang out in.

Building one in my basement for just that reason! Although I dont think they had a laptop during the Korean war lol
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Post by MajorWinchester » Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:11 am

I've just purchased a few acres and I am looking to set up my own M*A*S*H set on my property to live in until I can get my home built on the property.

My problem is that I can't decide which lay out of the camp I want to use and what tents were actually used. I have read that The Swamp was a 16 x 16 GP frame tent although I don't know if this is in fact true.

Is there anyone here who can tell me who had what kind of tent?

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Post by Big Daddy O'Reilly » Sun Feb 10, 2013 1:57 pm

Chuck wrote:I have always wanted to do this, or at least, have a "Swamp" to hang out in.
Isn't that basically what EVERY M*A*S*Her wants? Their own Swamp to hang out in? *Thumbs up*

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Post by RJ » Sun Feb 10, 2013 6:01 pm

Aralvar wrote:Woops, sorry. Didn't know you already posted an article about it.
No need to apologize, I am sure there are lots of things I've written about at my site that are new to people. I was just making a connection. Please, feel free to post about them here.

Also, I think having my own personal outdoor M*A*S*H set would drive me crazy with worry about vandalism, theft, animals and weather damage. I would never be able to enjoy it. Now, an indoor Swamp replica? That could work as long as it had a few modern touches like electricity and no rats.

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Post by Big Daddy O'Reilly » Sun Feb 10, 2013 7:43 pm

You have a very valid point there RJ... in this town, if I tried to build a replica of the 4077th in my backyard, let alone a Swamp, hoods would probably have it completely wrecked in a week.

That's actually a problem I'm having right now: I really want to get myself a Jeep Wrangler... for looks and appearance, I would much prefer a soft top, but because I have no garage or carport (and I live on the outskirts of a ghetto), I think having a soft top is just asking for trouble, so I'd probably have to get a hard top.

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Re: Someone made a MASH set in their yard

Post by Grove17 » Sun Feb 10, 2013 9:04 pm

I has a Wrangler once..you can get an alarm for it that will go off if anyone comes within inches of it. I put this alarm on my jeep and also a convertible i had too. It works very well, almost like putting an umbrella over your car and if anyone touches it the alarm goes off.
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