An old tank might seem like an odd thing for a private citizen to own, but Nick Mead owns over 150 large tanks. Nick owns Tanks A Lot Ltd., a driving company. He purchases and refurbishes old military vehicles which are then used in various events like weddings, films, parties, and even funerals.
So it wasn’t Nick’s first rodeo when he purchased an old tank, on eBay of all places, for $30,000.
After the purchase and delivery of the old tank – an ex-Iraqi Army Type 69, Nick and his mechanic friend, Todd Chamberlain, went to work on the restoration. It seemed like it would be another routine job that would be done soon enough. Read the full story here ▶