MOBILE KITCHEN TRAILER (MKT)
OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS
OPERATION IN EXTREME COLD, SNOW, OR RAINY WEATHER.
Partially close roof vents to prevent entry of outside elements.
Remove six cover assemblies from stowage.
Install longest covers on sides and fasten to roof canopy flap.
Hook and loop ties face inside.
Install the two smallest covers on right sides of roof canopy flaps (both ends).
Install two remaining covers.
Secure bottom edge of covers to ramps with cord tie-downs.
Open and close Kitchen exits and entries as required with hook-pile tabs.
Secure all ties around tent poles and handrails, except at entries and exits.
Install Cold Weather Skirts as follows:
Installing the Cold Weather Skirt Assembly. The cold weather skirt assembly contains left side and
right side sections. Both sections of the skirt assembly wrap around the lower section of the outside of the
MKT and help to prevent cold air/wind from entering the underside of the MKT, improving the overall heat
retention of the MKT interior.
The entire skirt assembly is attached to the MKT by means of quick release clips and hook and pile
fastener material. Likewise, the seams between the two skirt sections are secured to one another using
hook and pile fastener.
A flap on the bottom of the skirt sections allow the skirt to be secured with sandbags.
To install the right side cold weather skirt section (1) , disengage all elastic cords with "S" hooks along the
bottom of the upper side panels already installed on the MKT. Hold the end of the skirt with the tongue
extension (2) in position over the towing tongue in the front of the MKT. Move to the right and secure each
of the quick release clips (3) between the cold weather skirt and the side panels already installed on the
Upon reaching the ladder, temporarily lift it from its position on the MKT and align the ladder hook
grommets (4) on the cold weather skirt with the holes in the deck (5) of the MKT. Once aligned, lower the
ladder back into position, placing the ladder hooks (6) through the ladder hook grommets (4) and into the
holes on the deck (5) of the MKT.