What Shelter Is This?

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Trying to figure out the nomenclature on this shelter to find out it's weight. Owner can only say it has AN/MRR 6 which I'm guessing is what equipment it was used for. Measurements are 48" tall, 72" long, and 60" wide.

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Seeing the pictures better, it looks shorter than the SEE (Shelter, Electrical Equipment, not the Unimog one ;)) we talked about earlier. That one is 61" tall.

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It is the pre S250 late 50's early 60's Ratt rig shelter and if it is empty inside, no racks and whatever should be around the 700lb or less area.
 
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Ok a little heavier than I want but will probably work. The plan is to put it on a M116A2 and fit it out as an expedition type trailer.

edit: S-250 empty weight is 770 and this is shorter in height/length so should be a fair bit lighter.
 
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It should be much lighter but 700 would be my max WAG, these were made out of a different honey comb panels than the later ones. Another reason is it may have a wooden floor inside of the aluminum, I had a same vintage Craig shelter like scaled down 280 type and it was like that.
 

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Didn't find any number but this appears to be about the right size. Now I just need to get over my stinking broken kneecap so I can go get it.

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I got a better look at the 2 data plates on the shelter. The 1st one says "Radio Reciever Set AN/MRR-6 (XW1) serial number 1" and the second plate says "Electrical Equipment Shelter XW1 serial number 3." So evidently an early run or limited at least.
 
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