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1925 Stanley Verification

Posted by SeaMarine1917 
1925 Stanley Verification
March 13, 2016 03:50PM
Hello All,

Can anyone verify this truck as a Stanley? Was this a manufactured one or was the truck cab and bed just added do you think?

Rick


Re: 1925 Stanley Verification
March 13, 2016 05:56PM
It was built from a chopped down SV sedan. That is what Walter had told me. There is another one just about like it in South Dakota in a museum.
Re: 1925 Stanley Verification
March 13, 2016 06:03PM
Thanks for that info. Very interesting to know. smiling smiley
Re: 1925 Stanley Verification
March 14, 2016 09:48AM
Walter also cut new straight tooth gears for the rearend, I got him the 4140 stock for the project.
He did nice work.
Rolly
Re: 1925 Stanley Verification
March 15, 2016 07:15PM
Hi Rolly,

Would you happen to know just who was responsible for that hideous SV-252 Stanley?
I just cannot believe that Delling would put his name on such a disaster. That pump drive is enough to send one running to the nearest bar.
Helical drive gears and no thrust bearings, who was so stupid?

Frank Duveneck said it was absolutely the worst steam car on the market. He sold three and all three broke their crankcases within three months.

Jim
Re: 1925 Stanley Verification
March 16, 2016 11:28AM
No Jim
I’ve read about them but I just don’t remember.
When Walter brought what was left of that car home I wouldn’t have believed what he did with it if I did not see it for myself.
Rolly
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