For sale: 2 million pounds of tank treads. Delivery not included.

Looking to make an impression with your wife on your 11th wedding anniversary? Tradition calls for a gift of steel and Anniston Army Depot has something she’s not likely to forget.

The Army is going to auction off 2 million pounds of surplus used tank treads and wheels, auction company Liquidity Services Inc. announced today. Garage tinkerers with visions of their own armored column are out of luck. A representative of the Department of Defense must witness the treads being shredded for scrap.

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