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I have another grill specimen of that style vintage down back to check. I saw another two used as outside mud door mats during a parts smuggling mission from Vermont.
 

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Here is my grill entry. Let me know if we need any specific measurements from 1969 with a 265.
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DAVENET

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Same as the one I have. On yours, instead of using the mesh or the 8 slot, they added a spacer at the bottom. BUT, I don't believe that was stock. The 8 slot goes straight line the the leading edge of the frame. That way the side panels line up and wouldn't need to be bent at the bottom to bolt on.
 

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sno-drifter

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So don't get too caught up in the number of slots. Here's a factory six sloter. I think the eight slot grills went only to cats sold to Outback Steak House. "No Snow too deep, Make no Two the Same"
 

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another piece of tucker history found, and did not even know it existed, always surprised by what I do not know, thank you JC

1949, model 343, it is shorter, narrower and smaller pontoons with less rollers, round tube frame, and Plymouth 6 cylinder with 3 speed transmission, VW steering wheel

first fifth wheel machine,

first sold by the factory in 1954

and last seen on the roof of Crater Lake Lodge
 

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can be done via very special permit
any interest in a 2 day trip to old faithful lodge, staying over night at the winter lodge?
Would definitely be interested. I have called to ask about winter touring in the park with ones own snowcat before, like snowmobiles can with someone in your party approved as guide, but was told no, couldn't happen. But then I'm not "The" Pontoon Princess who can pull of amazing things 😉
If it's possible, definitely let's do it. That's my vote 😁
 

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Would definitely be interested. I have called to ask about winter touring in the park with ones own snowcat before, like snowmobiles can with someone in your party approved as guide, but was told no, couldn't happen. But then I'm not "The" Pontoon Princess who can pull of amazing things 😉
If it's possible, definitely let's do it. That's my vote 😁
I have a personal friend that is a long time winter tour guide operator and we have talked about doing a trip for many years, and in the last couple of years he has gotten everything in place for a small group of vintage cats could do a winter trip...anytime I am ready to go...

just talked with my people and we are going to look at a 8-10 cat expedition to old faithful, January / February 2022, see if it is agreeable with the powers to be...

if I make this happen,

everyone would come in the day before and stay at the stagecoach inn, a fixture in west Yellowstone, head into the Yellowstone the next day with our tour guide, spend the night at old faithful winter lodge, nice dinner and breakfast, head out the next day back to west Yellowstone and again stay the night at stage coach inn, have a get together that evening, and those wanting to have bit more cat fun follow me over to Afton Wyoming and trek into a very remote lodge for a couple days...
 
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