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      07-10-2010, 05:10 AM   #1
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M3 vs. AH-64D

I will be flying a desk on my next assignment and I will have to downgrade my ride from a 30 million dollar death machine to something more practical.

That being said, I thought I would contribute to some of the ridiculous arguments that manifest on the M3 vs… section of this website.

So here it is… M3 vs. AH-64D. Feel free to mod the M3 as necessary to support your argument.

ATTACK!

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      07-10-2010, 07:08 AM   #2
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I'd take the Apache - Straight line distance & killing power. Not to mention no I-drive Jkg.
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      07-10-2010, 07:40 AM   #3
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got an ipod connection on the AH-64D?


I didn't think so.
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      07-10-2010, 08:26 AM   #4
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M3 seats 4. M3 wins.

AH-64D has tiny rear wheel = spins on a whim. M3 wins again.
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      07-10-2010, 08:58 AM   #5
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Does the Apache have proceed?
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      07-10-2010, 12:51 PM   #6
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Man it must be a blast to fly one of those, awesome. You'll probably get smoked at the twisties and track, straight line goes to the AH-64D
I'll probably try to take out some pounds, 17,650lb is pretty porky
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      07-10-2010, 01:46 PM   #7
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I will be flying a desk on my next assignment and I will have to downgrade my ride from a 30 million dollar death machine to something more practical.

That being said, I thought I would contribute to some of the ridiculous arguments that manifest on the M3 vs… section of this website.

So here it is… M3 vs. AH-64D. Feel free to mod the M3 as necessary to support your argument.

ATTACK!

wow the apache wasnt that made by mcdonnel douglas. i loved that stock before bought by Boeing.
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      07-10-2010, 01:52 PM   #8
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Needs a drop.
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      07-10-2010, 02:22 PM   #9
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bet apache has no leather option, only speed cloth right?
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      07-10-2010, 11:42 PM   #10
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Nice ride. Never flew those; just Cobras - AH-1 (S, E, F and P). How about this one.

An M3 (with the limiter removed) has a higher top speed than an AH-64D depending on what published numbers you use for the AH-64D.
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      07-12-2010, 07:53 AM   #11
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Nice ride. Never flew those; just Cobras - AH-1 (S, E, F and P). How about this one.

An M3 (with the limiter removed) has a higher top speed than an AH-64D depending on what published numbers you use for the AH-64D.

Good luck out running the Hellfires, or the 25mm cannon.... just sayin'. If you cant beat em'...... DESTROY THEM!!!!!!
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      07-12-2010, 08:05 AM   #12
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Good luck out running the Hellfires, or the 25mm cannon.... just sayin'. If you cant beat em'...... DESTROY THEM!!!!!!
It's 30mm.

Aaaand theres also 2.75 inch folding fin aerial rockets
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      07-12-2010, 08:41 AM   #13
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Finally a worthy comparison
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I'll take the AH-64,

Anything with "fire and forget" is the win imo!

I was 3rd ID (90-94) used to love watching AH-64s and A-10 in ground support!
The Apaches were pretty damn sneaky in "hush" mode heheh.

That being said you need some new rims & a drop!

Stay safe man!
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I'll take the M3,just because I'm a fixed wing kinda guy.
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      07-12-2010, 10:08 AM   #16
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Gotta go to 20s that rubber is too small. Maybe BBS has your offsets
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      07-12-2010, 11:09 AM   #17
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Did you sign a Disclaimer for your Frozen Grown/Green finish ?

Are you planning to wrap it ?
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Lol I'd Rather have the M3
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      07-17-2010, 02:03 AM   #19
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Was with 1/3 Marines and i can say some of you 64 guys saved our asses in Afghan so I'm gonna side with the Apache. Although Its a little hard to justify the fuel costs as a daily driver....
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Comparing the two is like apples to oranges

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With the price difference I can make an M3 fly, fire bullets and look sexier at the same time!
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Comparing the two is like apples to oranges

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With the price difference I can make an M3 fly, fire bullets and look sexier at the same time!
A man who thinks well. Do it james bond style, im sure we could include the Q cloak as well, something that apache cant do. lol
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Man it must be a blast to fly one of those, awesome. You'll probably get smoked at the twisties and track, straight line goes to the AH-64D
I'll probably try to take out some pounds, 17,650lb is pretty porky
I don' think he would get smoked at the track. If you out run him he can always just put a hellfire up your ass. Plus the M3 can't do a barrel roll, or a loop, or a hammerhead turn and drive away.
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