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Looking for a shop in the PNW / Seattle area.

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 23 Skidoo, Jun 29, 2013.

  1. I've got a friend who lives a bit E of Seattle proper but isn't really a message board user so I told him I'd do a bit of researching for him.

    He's looking @ purchasing a '25 Mack to use for the occasional parade but primarily as an advertising expense for his business.

    Does anyone have suggestions on a shop in that region? For the most part, this truck looks pretty good in comparison to some of the BF's we see in this kind of hobby / line of work.


    Any suggestions would be appreciated. Shoot me a PM or post the info here - I mostly view the HAMB from my Samsung Galaxy Siii phone, so that means I'll get instant notifications.

    Thanks, y'all.
  2. 1gearhead
    Joined: Aug 4, 2005
    Posts: 465


    Try Marshal Woolsey in Tacoma. Very Good. Hamb member
  3. SRV Hotrods in Lynnwood. They also do restorations. 425/774-4594 ask for Mark.
  4. verde742
    Joined: Aug 11, 2010
    Posts: 5,786


    what are you looking for as far as services?

  5. Depending on what he needs done, Chuck Grove Enterprises in Lynnwood is a good one man hot rod shop and has experience with that era of trucks.
  6. falcongeorge
    Joined: Aug 26, 2010
    Posts: 18,341

    from BC

    Nice truck. Its an AB. FWIW, the headlights look later, could be the wrong headlights, or it might actually be a '30 or later AB that is incorrectly registed as a '25. The twenties era Mack headlight buckets are more squared off on the back, not as pointy.
  7. falcongeorge
    Joined: Aug 26, 2010
    Posts: 18,341

    from BC

    Heres a pic of a '29 AB to illustrate. take a look at the headlights. I think they might have transitioned over the buckets on your buddies truck, part-way through '29? I haven't seen any factory literature that shows the pointier headlight buckets on any trucks earlier than 1930.
    Not really that important in the overall scheme of things, just thought I would mention it in case he is planning a detailed restoration.

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