I really don't know why they did? That's just what the grunts called them. The same with the other crew chiefs, pilots, and other door gunners too. When I got there, I had just turned 18 and I was scared to death. So, I didn't ask a lot of questions. Except for survival, otherwise I just took it as word. In all honesty, I really don't know why they called them slicks for, But, I think it was because they were able to get in and out of hot situations really fast. Very slick like, is my guess.That's really cool. Why were they called Slicks?
You have a very nice Bobber there and I really like your saddle bags a lot. If you don't mind me asking,? Where did you get your saddle bags at and how much did they run you? They look so nice on your Bobber.