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Old 04-26-2015, 10:46 PM   #201
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Hey, don't let this thread die. Y'all post something interesting!

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Old 05-25-2015, 06:27 PM   #202
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I started a Model A Huckster Group.

I know a Huckster is not a "true blue" Model A Ford type body but there are a number of them around. So all you "odd balls" let's join in together and share some ideas.
I am building a 1930 huckster I have a long way to go yet but was a rusted mess when I bought it .Several people told me I was nuts, I am retired with alot of patience.
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Old 05-25-2015, 08:53 PM   #203
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I am building a 1930 huckster I have a long way to go yet but was a rusted mess when I bought it .Several people told me I was nuts, I am retired with alot of patience.
Go for it! Mine was an old 1929 Model A pickup before being ruined in the 1950's(by me). It was a challenge but the end result was worth it.

Have fun with it.
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Old 05-25-2015, 09:20 PM   #204
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The final result.
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Old 05-25-2015, 09:22 PM   #205
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I removed the black paint from the bed of my Huckster and gave it a few coats of sealer. I've been meaning to do this since I bought her.
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Old 12-16-2015, 12:50 PM   #206
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This car has been part of my family since the Mid 70's. It started out as a Tudor Sedan and the body was sold to apply this Hudson Wagon Works body. My Grandfather, Father and I completed the frame off in the early 80's. Question I have is in all the pictures I have seen and searched for the Huckster body's do not have the added cab windows behind the driver and passenger. Is this a rare body style? Does anyone have any details.

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Old 12-16-2015, 02:07 PM   #207
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Mark, don't know about the body style. But it sure looks like a good thing to have in a huckster body. I sometimes wish I had more room behind my seat.

Welcome to the group.
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Old 12-16-2015, 02:25 PM   #208
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I am building a 1930 huckster I have a long way to go yet but was a rusted mess when I bought it .Several people told me I was nuts, I am retired with alot of patience.
I started with this (picture 1). When I dragged it home I was told I was nuts as well! They were all mighty impressed when I finished! (picture 2). Take your time and stay the course. It will be worth it in the end.
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Old 12-16-2015, 06:17 PM   #209
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Very interesting thread. Went back and read every one of the 207 post. I have started a Huckster/truck/ c cab version. It is not perzactly a Huckster but I hope youse guys don't osterize me for it. Made from left over parts. 28 truck cab and hood. 30 fenders. and whatever I can find to clean out the shop. here are some pix and a crude drawing showing where it is headed. C cab 'cause doors are expensive.
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Old 12-16-2015, 08:28 PM   #210
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Looks good. Go for it. A lot of fun building one of these.
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Old 03-13-2016, 08:36 PM   #211
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Anyone know which carriage builder built this style of Huckster body? Thanks!
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Old 03-13-2016, 09:10 PM   #212
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Anyone know which carriage builder built this style of Huckster body? Thanks!
Looks like one of the ones that were actually built in the 30's as opposed to one of the newer ones currently being built.

My (new type) huckster was patterned after ones that were built back in the 30's by a York-Hoover company.
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Old 03-13-2016, 11:26 PM   #213
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Somebody said that if a person joins the Model A Ford Huckster group that the wearing of a Donald Trump hair wig is mandatory.
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Old 03-14-2016, 06:01 AM   #214
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Grybohhk, That body looks the same as mine which was built by Martin Perry
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Old 03-14-2016, 12:26 PM   #215
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Somebody said that if a person joins the Model A Ford Huckster group that the wearing of a Donald Trump hair wig is mandatory.
Capt, don't know is I should laugh or see this as an insult.. But a good wig for me would take care of a possible sunburn if it ever stops raining in good old Portland.
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Old 09-04-2016, 12:34 AM   #216
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Picked up this x milk truck, don't look close...
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Old 09-04-2016, 01:56 PM   #217
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Oldhippie,

Where was the picture taken? I would guess Old Town Salinas, CA, since the sign read "Steinbeck Restaurant."

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Old 09-06-2016, 06:30 PM   #218
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Yes stienbeck's boyhood home. Now museum/restaurant.
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Old 09-06-2016, 07:38 PM   #219
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Most of them were originally painted green and not clear varnish.
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Old 09-07-2016, 07:55 AM   #220
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Most of them were originally painted green and not clear varnish.

That's how my mother remembered a huckster that was in our small town back in the '30s and '40s-the body was green, like this one.
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