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Old 27-08-17, 20:01
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Default Pulled from the bush

hello
back at it , dragging some nice units home yesterday
Had to use the chainsaw a lot ,also 200 feet of winch line.

I had all but given up finding trucks like this around here in Saskatchewan.

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Old 27-08-17, 23:07
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Default Nice game box there

If your interested in recovery and finding a new home for it I would be interested
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Old 27-08-17, 23:14
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Default Lots of room for storage out here in Saskatchewan

I've got big plans for all this stuff
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Old 28-08-17, 02:49
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I've got big plans for all this stuff
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Old 28-08-17, 03:24
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Did you find the guitars in the CMP's toolboxes or cabs ? Nice nose art !
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Old 28-08-17, 03:31
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It has always been Saskatchewan where I found trucks like that. It is the land of honey (at least when it comes to CMPs).

Nice trucks.
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Old 28-08-17, 04:23
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That guitar is part of my other expensive hobby..

Does anyone have a guess what
Some of the door letters are ???
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Old 28-08-17, 04:47
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A29 Canadian infantry training center was Camp Ipperwash.

The S on the upper front of the door just meant Suppressed (for stopping radio interference. )

The numbers are just the post 1943 DND numbers. The numbers for Army vehicles (but not motorcycles) started at 50-001 and went up from there. Yours appears to be 55-961

I also see the remains of MD1, which is military district one...also Ontario. Copied from Michael Dorosh's site:

No. 1 - Headquarters: London, Ontario

1st Brigade Division Counties of Bothwell, Elgin, Essex, Kent, Lambton, Middlesex, Oxford, and the City of London. 2nd Brigade Division Counties of Bruce, Huron, Perth, Waterloo, and Wellington.

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Old 28-08-17, 05:21
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Old 28-08-17, 12:13
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hello
Nice find!
The front wheel hub have a nice ford script!!
My one are not maket like this Is it rare?

Sylvain
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Old 28-08-17, 15:55
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Very nice finds there. Now that they're recovered, what part of Saskatchewan did you find them at?
My HUP came from the Preeceville area as well as a few 15 CWT Fords. I miss those days of chasing down leads and then walking through the area to finally spot the silhouette of a CMP in the bushline. Great times.
Congratulations,Derk
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Old 28-08-17, 16:13
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These were in the Kipling area .
Lucky it's been so dry because the F15 hade to come across
50 feet of cat tails and bog.

I think the farmer thought I was completely
Crazy .
Spending 6 hours on one truck..
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Old 28-08-17, 16:35
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Sounds like a great way to spend a day to me! Good luck with the restorations.
Regards,Derk
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Old 03-09-17, 05:34
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Default Today's work

Involved picking up the F60 . Which went fairly smoothly with a properly working winch.
The truck looks pretty good out in the open
I also hope they find the doors laying around
And maybe the rear pintle section would be nice

I'm impressed with the tires they are shockingly good and hold air
With dates
I'm going back to get the box , but it is quite rusty , because the fire department used it for a water tank, but it does have everything attached like the front rack and all tool boxes

This truck spent along time at the Broadview fire department in Saskatchewan
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Old 03-09-17, 05:38
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Found some signs on the F60 today
Haven't quite figured em yet
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Old 03-09-17, 17:22
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I chased elk north of Moosomin, towards Preeceville and Porcupine Plain. And I remember the whitetail season about 20yrs ago when the limit was 1 buck and up to three antlerless. The food bank from Regina had a freezer trailer in town. I've heard the population cycles have evened out since then.

Oh, and nice find! An original box and what seems like little body rot.
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Wow! All three green beasties run!
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Old 03-09-17, 17:34
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Yup the cab is 100% rust free
The cargo box is 50 % rusted away
I can save the box though it's just simple metal work.
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Old 05-09-17, 01:02
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How's the harvest? Forty bushels an acre?
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Old 05-09-17, 02:21
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Default Good here

Forty bushel canola here
but head west and it gets worse and then shitty
Up north is normal mostly also
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Old 05-09-17, 02:23
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Default And the deer

We'll the deer were wiped right out .
Down to a breeding pair
From a bad winter five years ago
There slowly coming back though
We've got more moose than deer right now
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Old 05-09-17, 02:46
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I was going to ask if the 3 ton is the old firetruck from the Watson fire department, but I believe that one was a 4x6 truck.
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