|Re: need 77mm pistons|
Subject: Re: need 77mm pistons
by Dodgeman on 2008/2/15 4:58:28
Yes, of course, I've gotta be as thick as a brick. I saw the 1855 date & dismissed it as a typo but of course it was your great great Grandfathers Studebaker. They were a fine piece of work too I understand.
That reminds me, my great-great-grandfather 'Pegleg' Gonzales, had a '55 Studebaker (1855). He was a miner, which is how the family fortune was made. But you've all heard the story a hundred times, so I'll be quiet now.
I wonder if it was of the Conestoga, covered style, or one of their workhorse commercial offerings, or perhaps even a sporty little Surrey, depending on where he lived & if he had made his pile yet.
For those that haven't twigged, Studebaker made horse drawn vehicles from the early 19th century [1800's], long before the invention of the internal combustion engine & the Studebaker automobiles.