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Old 12-15-2016, 12:47 PM
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VERY observant! I had assumed those were always there from the factory, but obviously not when you look at most of the pictures above.
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The lifting loops at four places on the Tuckers were welded on at the end of the trip for lifting the cats onto the ship for the trip home. All the cats had the same crushing to the air ducts on the front side panels after the crossing. The spreaders helped some, mostly in the back.
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A question for the TAE experts- County of Kent and "Rose" (shown below) from a later expedition had a very large 'box' on the left hand front hood cowl. This is only on the freighters w/ passenger accommodations. (See very first picture for reference). What got stuck in this box??

Also, Sno-Cat Able continued to put in a hard life on the ice for the New Zealand Antarctic Research Project at Scott Base after the TAE was complete. Would it be appropriate for those pics to go here, or a separate thread? Found a lot of old pics from a NZ digital storage site. That cat had a hard life!
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I just want some of the grousers off it
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Thanks for the photos DAVENET. The "Posing photo is Sno-Cat Able. The second is County of Kent with Rose painted on the door. You with the super powers of the interweb should be able to read the sign across the top of Kent to read "County of Kent". The lump on the left side is a gas fired engine heater. There is one on Haywire but not ugly as this one. Remember that Kent went to the ice a year before the other three and cold weather mods were done rather hurried and not as refined.

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