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Old 17-06-19, 07:01
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Default Toolboxes - What are they off??

Over to you lads,

Note holders on the top for 2 gallon Tins. Uprights have been cut off but they were definitely there, once.
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Old 17-06-19, 16:01
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Looks like the lids have earth bonding straps. For radio or electrical equipment, maybe?

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Old 17-06-19, 17:20
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Default Left side of a vehicle.

With 'Tare (over) T C Q L' on the side, these have come from the left side of a motor vehicle, if the regulations have been followed.

I seem to remember the left side of the CMP Sig Van has a box with provision for 2 gallon cans on top, but would need to find some images to confirm that.

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Old 17-06-19, 18:17
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With 'Tare (over) T C Q L' on the side, these have come from the left side of a motor vehicle, if the regulations have been followed.

I seem to remember the left side of the CMP Sig Van has a box with provision for 2 gallon cans on top, but would need to find some images to confirm that.

Mike
Well remembered Mike, looks like you are quite correct. The photo in the below thread (post 1) seems to confirm this:

http://www.mapleleafup.net/forums/sh...ad.php?t=18542

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Edit: looks from the locker photos that the units are handed; note position of the brackets. Would they have been on both left and right sides?
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Old 17-06-19, 23:51
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Default Aust Sig Van

Thanks for finding that thread, Owen, and yes, you are right: the two in the images are 'handed' so a pair or left & right side boxes, with the 'Tare TCQL' on the left side box. Note the 2 gal cans are mounted longways.

The bonding straps will be because it is a Sig van. The Aust sig van carried various 'loads' of different wireless set combinations, depending upon role.

Nice find!

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Old 18-06-19, 08:45
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Mike and Owen,

Thank you very much.

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Old 24-06-19, 01:09
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Default Wireless Signals van

As Mike said, Sigvan - they were a distinctive shape because of the rear mudguard line. And they're heavy - ask Euan who carried one across the Ballarat Swap meet one year!
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Hi Tony, the Aust. Sigs truck over here.
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