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kingham
10-21-2006, 08:27 AM
I have an old trailer that my husband's grandparents used to hall all of their gardening materials around in. We started looking closely at it and saw that it is the bed of a Studebaker. It has always just sat outside in the elements. It is real rusted. I don't know if we should just take it to the dump, or if it would be useful for someone. If you think someone would be interested in such a thing, how do you know what it is worth?

Skip Lackie
10-21-2006, 09:32 AM
If the bed itself is badly rusted, it may not be worth saving. Are the fenders also badly rusted? Is the tailgate intact? Depending on the model, the axle under the bed might be worth something. Even if most of the trailer is too far gone, some parts might help to keep a Studebaker truck on the road. Where are you? What are the dimensions of the bed?

Skip Lackie
10-21-2006, 09:32 AM
If the bed itself is badly rusted, it may not be worth saving. Are the fenders also badly rusted? Is the tailgate intact? Depending on the model, the axle under the bed might be worth something. Even if most of the trailer is too far gone, some parts might help to keep a Studebaker truck on the road. Where are you? What are the dimensions of the bed?

Dick Steinkamp
10-21-2006, 10:36 AM
I think we'd need pictures and location to help.



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Dick Steinkamp
10-21-2006, 10:36 AM
I think we'd need pictures and location to help.



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lstude
10-21-2006, 10:47 AM
I have a trailer made out of a 49 Studebaker truck. It is not much to look at, but I think would be worth $400 - 500 to someone. It is worth at least that much to me. If the wheels turn on your trailer and the frame is not too rusty, someone would want it. Mine has a straight trailer axel instead of the truck third member axel which makes it lighter and more manuverable.

http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/Studetrailerfront.jpg

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lstude
10-21-2006, 10:47 AM
I have a trailer made out of a 49 Studebaker truck. It is not much to look at, but I think would be worth $400 - 500 to someone. It is worth at least that much to me. If the wheels turn on your trailer and the frame is not too rusty, someone would want it. Mine has a straight trailer axel instead of the truck third member axel which makes it lighter and more manuverable.

http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/Studetrailerfront.jpg

Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/Mein64Daytonasm.jpghttp://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/52inyardsm-1.jpg

DEEPNHOCK
10-21-2006, 10:58 AM
Anywhere from $0 to $500, depending......
Depending on:
A) Where it is.
B) Will it roll?
C) How bad is the rust?
D) How good are the attached pieces?
E) How bad do you want to get rid of it.

Do you have a digital picture of it?
You can send it to a forum member here, and we will gladly post it to help you find a good home for it.

Recently, I saw a fair Ccab (a mid fifties Studebaker model pickup) trailer, that had good tires and could be towed home, sell for $300.
It had 2 decent rear fenders, the front panel was good, the box floor was so-so, and the tailgate was banged up bad.
Big question you will be getting is "Where is it?"
Driving a thousand miles to get a $300 trailer isn't worth the gas money.
Hope the info helps.
Jeff[8D]


quote:Originally posted by kingham


I have an old trailer that my husband's grandparents used to hall all of their gardening materials around in. We started looking closely at it and saw that it is the bed of a Studebaker. It has always just sat outside in the elements. It is real rusted. I don't know if we should just take it to the dump, or if it would be useful for someone. If you think someone would be interested in such a thing, how do you know what it is worth?


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Brooklet, Georgia
'37 Coupe Express (never ending project)
'37 Coupe Express Trailer (project)
'61 Hawk (project)
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DEEPNHOCK
10-21-2006, 10:58 AM
Anywhere from $0 to $500, depending......
Depending on:
A) Where it is.
B) Will it roll?
C) How bad is the rust?
D) How good are the attached pieces?
E) How bad do you want to get rid of it.

Do you have a digital picture of it?
You can send it to a forum member here, and we will gladly post it to help you find a good home for it.

Recently, I saw a fair Ccab (a mid fifties Studebaker model pickup) trailer, that had good tires and could be towed home, sell for $300.
It had 2 decent rear fenders, the front panel was good, the box floor was so-so, and the tailgate was banged up bad.
Big question you will be getting is "Where is it?"
Driving a thousand miles to get a $300 trailer isn't worth the gas money.
Hope the info helps.
Jeff[8D]


quote:Originally posted by kingham


I have an old trailer that my husband's grandparents used to hall all of their gardening materials around in. We started looking closely at it and saw that it is the bed of a Studebaker. It has always just sat outside in the elements. It is real rusted. I don't know if we should just take it to the dump, or if it would be useful for someone. If you think someone would be interested in such a thing, how do you know what it is worth?


http://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j54/deepnhock/Jeff%20Rice%20Studebaker%20Pictures/1937StudebakerCoupeExpressJeffRicee.jpg

DEEPNHOCK at Gmail.com
Brooklet, Georgia
'37 Coupe Express (never ending project)
'37 Coupe Express Trailer (project)
'61 Hawk (project)
http://community.webshots.com/user/deepnhock

Guido
10-21-2006, 11:00 AM
quote:Originally posted by lstude

I have a trailer made out of a 49 Studebaker truck.
Leonard,

Your county sticker has expired! ;):D

Gary

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Guido Salvage - "Where rust is beautiful"

Studebaker horse drawn buggy; 1946 M-16 fire truck; 1948 M-16 grain truck; 1949 2R16A grain truck; 1949 2R17A fire truck; 1950 2R5 pickup; 1952 2R17A grain truck; 1952 Packard 200 4 door; 1955 E-38 grain truck; 1957 3E-40 flatbed; 1961 6E-28 grain truck; 1962 7E-13D 4x4 rack truck; 1962 7E-7 Champ pickup; 1962 GT Hawk 4 speed; 1963 8E-28 flatbed; 1964 Avanti R2 4 speed; 1964 Cruiser and various other "treasures".

Hiding and preserving Studebakers in Richmond, Goochland & Louisa, Va.

Guido
10-21-2006, 11:00 AM
quote:Originally posted by lstude

I have a trailer made out of a 49 Studebaker truck.
Leonard,

Your county sticker has expired! ;):D

Gary

http://thumb14.webshots.net/t/53/453/1/21/36/2964121360097493054pVJTFL_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/57/757/2/88/4/2023288040097493054SEKowB_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/18/19/8/37/21/2050837210097493054IYBJJL_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/59/559/1/43/57/2876143570097493054jKVhDw_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/22/22/0/2/68/2589002680097493054ftBuBw_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/28/28/8/30/30/2075830300097493054aSSlFv_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/59/459/2/23/86/2067223860097493054YoeGMx_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/28/28/5/18/33/2537518330097493054OgEKcN_th.jpg
Guido Salvage - "Where rust is beautiful"

Studebaker horse drawn buggy; 1946 M-16 fire truck; 1948 M-16 grain truck; 1949 2R16A grain truck; 1949 2R17A fire truck; 1950 2R5 pickup; 1952 2R17A grain truck; 1952 Packard 200 4 door; 1955 E-38 grain truck; 1957 3E-40 flatbed; 1961 6E-28 grain truck; 1962 7E-13D 4x4 rack truck; 1962 7E-7 Champ pickup; 1962 GT Hawk 4 speed; 1963 8E-28 flatbed; 1964 Avanti R2 4 speed; 1964 Cruiser and various other "treasures".

Hiding and preserving Studebakers in Richmond, Goochland & Louisa, Va.

lstude
10-21-2006, 12:08 PM
Thanks, Officer Hearn! The county sent me a new sicker, but not the plastic cover that you need to use it on the side of the trailer. I called them and they sent me the plastic cover, but by the time I got it, I had lost the sticker. I have been to the county dump with it about 25 times and they have never noticed that the sticker is a year old.

Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/Mein64Daytonasm.jpghttp://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/52inyardsm-1.jpg

lstude
10-21-2006, 12:08 PM
Thanks, Officer Hearn! The county sent me a new sicker, but not the plastic cover that you need to use it on the side of the trailer. I called them and they sent me the plastic cover, but by the time I got it, I had lost the sticker. I have been to the county dump with it about 25 times and they have never noticed that the sticker is a year old.

Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/Mein64Daytonasm.jpghttp://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/52inyardsm-1.jpg

Guido
10-21-2006, 01:49 PM
Every trailer sticker I had came with the adhesive on the back side for mounting to frame as opposed to the vehicle stickers that stick from the front side.

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Guido Salvage - "Where rust is beautiful"

Studebaker horse drawn buggy; 1946 M-16 fire truck; 1948 M-16 grain truck; 1949 2R16A grain truck; 1949 2R17A fire truck; 1950 2R5 pickup; 1952 2R17A grain truck; 1952 Packard 200 4 door; 1955 E-38 grain truck; 1957 3E-40 flatbed; 1961 6E-28 grain truck; 1962 7E-13D 4x4 rack truck; 1962 7E-7 Champ pickup; 1962 GT Hawk 4 speed; 1963 8E-28 flatbed; 1964 Avanti R2 4 speed; 1964 Cruiser and various other "treasures".

Hiding and preserving Studebakers in Richmond, Goochland & Louisa, Va.

Guido
10-21-2006, 01:49 PM
Every trailer sticker I had came with the adhesive on the back side for mounting to frame as opposed to the vehicle stickers that stick from the front side.

http://thumb14.webshots.net/t/53/453/1/21/36/2964121360097493054pVJTFL_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/57/757/2/88/4/2023288040097493054SEKowB_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/18/19/8/37/21/2050837210097493054IYBJJL_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/59/559/1/43/57/2876143570097493054jKVhDw_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/22/22/0/2/68/2589002680097493054ftBuBw_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/28/28/8/30/30/2075830300097493054aSSlFv_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/59/459/2/23/86/2067223860097493054YoeGMx_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/28/28/5/18/33/2537518330097493054OgEKcN_th.jpg
Guido Salvage - "Where rust is beautiful"

Studebaker horse drawn buggy; 1946 M-16 fire truck; 1948 M-16 grain truck; 1949 2R16A grain truck; 1949 2R17A fire truck; 1950 2R5 pickup; 1952 2R17A grain truck; 1952 Packard 200 4 door; 1955 E-38 grain truck; 1957 3E-40 flatbed; 1961 6E-28 grain truck; 1962 7E-13D 4x4 rack truck; 1962 7E-7 Champ pickup; 1962 GT Hawk 4 speed; 1963 8E-28 flatbed; 1964 Avanti R2 4 speed; 1964 Cruiser and various other "treasures".

Hiding and preserving Studebakers in Richmond, Goochland & Louisa, Va.

lstude
10-21-2006, 02:09 PM
The last one I got from Henrico was the same as the car windshield sticker. When I called them, they said they would send me a clear plastic that you stick the sticker to and then stick the plastic to the trailer. Maybe they just screwed up.

Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/
http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/Mein64Daytonasm.jpghttp://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/52inyardsm-1.jpg

lstude
10-21-2006, 02:09 PM
The last one I got from Henrico was the same as the car windshield sticker. When I called them, they said they would send me a clear plastic that you stick the sticker to and then stick the plastic to the trailer. Maybe they just screwed up.

Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/
http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/Mein64Daytonasm.jpghttp://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/52inyardsm-1.jpg

studeclunker
10-21-2006, 04:43 PM
Now, Leonard, that trailer would look just peachy behind my Champ. They even match! Same colour, same condition!:D:D:D(LOL)

Lotsa Larks!
K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple Studebaker!
Ron Smith

studeclunker
10-21-2006, 04:43 PM
Now, Leonard, that trailer would look just peachy behind my Champ. They even match! Same colour, same condition!:D:D:D(LOL)

Lotsa Larks!
K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple Studebaker!
Ron Smith

lstude
10-21-2006, 04:48 PM
I'm not sure the wheel bearings would make the trip from Virginia to California! Sorry;)

Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/
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lstude
10-21-2006, 04:48 PM
I'm not sure the wheel bearings would make the trip from Virginia to California! Sorry;)

Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/
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studeclunker
10-21-2006, 05:44 PM
Ah, Grasshopper. But worthy bearings might make it to North Carolina!:D

Lotsa Larks!
K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple Studebaker!
Ron Smith

studeclunker
10-21-2006, 05:44 PM
Ah, Grasshopper. But worthy bearings might make it to North Carolina!:D

Lotsa Larks!
K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple Studebaker!
Ron Smith

Guido
10-21-2006, 05:50 PM
quote:Originally posted by lstude

I'm not sure the wheel bearings would make the trip from Virginia to California! Sorry;)
Ron will be an east coaster in a few weeks when he relocates to Charlotte. If worse came to worse, we could throw it in the back of my '61 6E-28 grain truck that you absolutely need. :D

http://thumb14.webshots.net/t/53/453/1/21/36/2964121360097493054pVJTFL_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/57/757/2/88/4/2023288040097493054SEKowB_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/18/19/8/37/21/2050837210097493054IYBJJL_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/59/559/1/43/57/2876143570097493054jKVhDw_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/22/22/0/2/68/2589002680097493054ftBuBw_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/28/28/8/30/30/2075830300097493054aSSlFv_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/59/459/2/23/86/2067223860097493054YoeGMx_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/28/28/5/18/33/2537518330097493054OgEKcN_th.jpg
Guido Salvage - "Where rust is beautiful"

Studebaker horse drawn buggy; 1946 M-16 fire truck; 1948 M-16 grain truck; 1949 2R16A grain truck; 1949 2R17A fire truck; 1950 2R5 pickup; 1952 2R17A grain truck; 1952 Packard 200 4 door; 1955 E-38 grain truck; 1957 3E-40 flatbed; 1961 6E-28 grain truck; 1962 7E-13D 4x4 rack truck; 1962 7E-7 Champ pickup; 1962 GT Hawk 4 speed; 1963 8E-28 flatbed; 1964 Avanti R2 4 speed; 1964 Cruiser and various other "treasures".

Hiding and preserving Studebakers in Richmond, Goochland & Louisa, Va.

Guido
10-21-2006, 05:50 PM
quote:Originally posted by lstude

I'm not sure the wheel bearings would make the trip from Virginia to California! Sorry;)
Ron will be an east coaster in a few weeks when he relocates to Charlotte. If worse came to worse, we could throw it in the back of my '61 6E-28 grain truck that you absolutely need. :D

http://thumb14.webshots.net/t/53/453/1/21/36/2964121360097493054pVJTFL_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/57/757/2/88/4/2023288040097493054SEKowB_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/18/19/8/37/21/2050837210097493054IYBJJL_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/59/559/1/43/57/2876143570097493054jKVhDw_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/22/22/0/2/68/2589002680097493054ftBuBw_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/28/28/8/30/30/2075830300097493054aSSlFv_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/59/459/2/23/86/2067223860097493054YoeGMx_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/28/28/5/18/33/2537518330097493054OgEKcN_th.jpg
Guido Salvage - "Where rust is beautiful"

Studebaker horse drawn buggy; 1946 M-16 fire truck; 1948 M-16 grain truck; 1949 2R16A grain truck; 1949 2R17A fire truck; 1950 2R5 pickup; 1952 2R17A grain truck; 1952 Packard 200 4 door; 1955 E-38 grain truck; 1957 3E-40 flatbed; 1961 6E-28 grain truck; 1962 7E-13D 4x4 rack truck; 1962 7E-7 Champ pickup; 1962 GT Hawk 4 speed; 1963 8E-28 flatbed; 1964 Avanti R2 4 speed; 1964 Cruiser and various other "treasures".

Hiding and preserving Studebakers in Richmond, Goochland & Louisa, Va.