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Old 08-27-2013, 09:33 AM   #1
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Default The Snowbirds...



Winter is just around the corner... So I figure it's as good a time as any to start a Snowbird picture thread. What you say? I'll start it off...

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Old 08-27-2013, 02:00 PM   #2
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Default Re: The Snowbirds...

Here's one that currently resides on South Bass Island / Put-in-Bay, Ohio...yes, there are islands in Ohio :-)

The sign claims it's a 1924 Model T "snowmobile" that was, "Built for the U.S. Government to deliver mail in Minnesota."
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Old 08-27-2013, 02:21 PM   #3
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Here is a few from Hemmings. Hope that is okay.





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Old 08-27-2013, 02:24 PM   #4
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Here is a neat US and European example. The other I believe is a Citroen.
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Old 08-27-2013, 05:47 PM   #5
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Time to make the donuts....
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Old 08-27-2013, 07:31 PM   #6
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Just curious, how do people move the snowmobile Model A's around without any snow? Do they jack up the front end and put it on a dolly?

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Old 08-27-2013, 07:40 PM   #7
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The skis slide off and hubs and wheels go back on
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Old 08-27-2013, 08:33 PM   #8
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they remind me of the Old "rudolph the Red Nose Rain deer" cartoon!
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Old 08-27-2013, 08:47 PM   #9
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now that is what I call some serious white knuckle driving!!!
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Old 08-28-2013, 08:36 AM   #10
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Let's leave winter just around the corner, and deal with it when we have to.
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Old 08-28-2013, 11:40 AM   #11
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One of my favorites...
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Old 08-28-2013, 12:08 PM   #12
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Jeez, it's still August..................................
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Old 08-31-2013, 07:41 PM   #13
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http://nh.craigslist.org/cto/3987245453.html

Here is a chance to Roll your own. Not mine and I know nothing about it, just spotted it on CL.
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Default Re: The Snowbirds...

OK, here are some more.
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Old 09-05-2013, 01:27 AM   #15
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Here is the Model T Sno Bird that resides at the Fountainhead Antique Auto museum here in Fairbanks,Alaska. They get it out in the sprig and drive it at the winter carnival. http://www.fountainheadmuseum.com
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Old 09-05-2013, 07:01 PM   #16
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There's an active branch of the Model T Ford Club of America upstate New York. These guys are an active bunch who can't wait for the snow to come. They are very often accompanied by similar people from New England.
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Old 09-14-2013, 02:23 AM   #17
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Another mail sno-cat
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Old 10-08-2013, 11:02 AM   #18
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Default Re: The Snowbirds...

Granted it's not a Model A but I thought this '32 is pretty cool,,it was used to pull snow skiers up to the top. HRP

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revamp of an old thread. been lookin for a setup, or a complete car with them that needs restoration.
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Here's one on Craig's List somewhere:
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