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Old 03-31-2018, 08:27 PM   #281
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Yes I would think you could. Send me your email and I will try to send you a picture of mine.
Mine was a 1929 CCPU and it looks like yours is a 29 also.
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Old 04-19-2018, 10:51 AM   #282
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Yesterday was a landmark day for me. I installed my new Mitchell transmission, thus completing my Huckster's chassis.

Now comes the fun part: turning perfectly good lumber into sawdust!

Woo Hoo!!!

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Is this thread still alive?


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Yes, it is. Just not much activity.
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Hey, I am interested!! Been loading pix of Hucksters from the internet and wondered if anyone has actual plans for Huckster bodies for an "A"?
I built my own huckster from pictures and measurements of other model a restoration books. I never found any plans so I built it with out any pic enclosed
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Yes, it is. Just not much activity.
I know I just realized I answered a thread from 2010.lol
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Old 07-21-2018, 04:26 AM   #287
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Hi Harvey,
Attached a photo of our 1941 Stearman
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Old 07-22-2018, 07:36 PM   #288
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I built my own huckster from pictures and measurements of other model a restoration books. I never found any plans so I built it with out any pic enclosed

Great looking rig!
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Old 09-11-2018, 06:25 PM   #289
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Let's see if I can breathe new life into this thread so it won't fade into obscurity.

My 1930 chassis is complete except for painting and the next order of business is to start building the wooden body. However, I'm having a dickens of a time locating adequate lengths of tongue and groove white oak for the rear floor. Floor & Décor (a wood flooring chain in Houston and probably elsewhere) sells bundles of random-length white oak flooring (for houses) but I need all one-piece 6-footers for my rear floor since the Huckster's flooring-support framework isn't set up to adequately support flooring splices at random locations. Anybody have any suggestions that won't involve a complete redesign of the floor structure?

I thought of buying several bundles from Floor & Décor just for the long boards in each bundle but that would cost a small fortune and result in a lot of unneeded short boards.

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Old 12-11-2018, 03:15 PM   #290
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Well I'm not ready to join as of yet. I just got my 31 p.u home and he's going to begin the next stage of his life as a Huckster. I got my body plans which I'm going to do some tweeking to but will still (other than wood body) be a stock Model A. I would like to ask, do you have any good pic's of how the cowl meets the wood cab? Fitting the cowl isn't in the plans.
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James, I am starting a huckster also and would you please let me know where to get plans from. Thanks, Ron Johnson
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Old 12-11-2018, 03:18 PM   #291
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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.

Fred, I am just getting started on a huckster but as of yet have not found out where to get a set of plans. Can you help me here? Thanks, Ron
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Fred, I am just getting started on a huckster but as of yet have not found out where to get a set of plans. Can you help me here? Thanks, Ron

Ron, sounds like you have a project ahead of you. My huckster was made from a completed body that I purchased from Lentville A's back in Holland, MI. I just went back there and picked it up from Jon and hauled it out to Oregon and just sat it on my frame. I guess I did it the "easy" way.


But in the Model A News there has been the ad for body plans. The ad is from the "Wagon Works" 213 S.W Kline, Ankeny, IA 50023 Phone number is 515-964-5085 ( evenings). I do not know anything about what they have to offer so you may give them a call and check.


Other than this ad, I do not have any more info about huckster plans. There is also an ad for complete body kits for Woody Wagons if you are interested in that type of body. It says to call Neil Brown at 231-620-7802 or Mike Nickels at 231-342-9173.


Hope this info helps. Good luck.
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Old 12-11-2018, 04:34 PM   #293
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Ron,


I bought my plans from Wagon Works too. I'm building their "Huckster Van" but they have plans for several different styles of wood bodies. If you do end up ordering a set of plans from them, be sure to also get the DVD since the DVD includes additional information that clarifies parts of the paper plans.


Good Luck and be sure to keep us posted on your progress!!!


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Old 06-17-2019, 10:35 AM   #294
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I am going to revive the thread with my Huckster project.

I sold the roadster body so I could concentrate on the unfinished Huckster that I got with the Roadster from the estate of my friend Rich.

Rich built two of these in the 70s or 80s using parts of an old Huckster as a template/guide. One was sold to a friend or Club member and may be still out there. The other he kept as his own but did not finish it. I have all the original parts and drawings he made of the hardware.

I have put more pictures in an Album under my user name.

As you see this is a closed cab with wood frame doors with stamped metal skins and roll up windows. You may not notice right away but there are four hinges on the door not three as most have and because of the wood cowl I am assuming it is a 28/29. Right now it is sitting on the 30/31 rolling chassis from the Roadster body was on.

I will be posting more photos in my Album as I go through all the original parts and the hardware.

If anyone has any info on what this is a replica of I would appreciate it.
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I'm interesting to built a Huckster in a 29 frame. I would like to see your pictures in the album you mentioned in your mesage but I don't know how to do it, I had tried to find the way but I couldn't.
Please coould you give more instruction about it?
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Old 06-17-2019, 10:43 AM   #295
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Pic of my 1930 Model A Huckster truck along with the Blueprints for the Build.
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I'm interesting to built a Huckster in a 29 frame. I saw in your note that you picture a picture with the huckster plans you have.
Is there any way you can share your plans with me, I'm in Mexico and Huckster here are extremay rare and no plans for it.
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Really apreciate it.
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