side curtains

side curtains

matt
matt

October 17th, 2011, 3:33 pm #1

We recently bought a shay model a replica but there are no side curtains. Does anyone know where we could get replacement ones?
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October 17th, 2011, 9:14 pm #2

Mac's Auto Supplies makes tops and side curtains for the Shay Reproductions.

Reggie

http://macsautoparts.com/model-a-model- ... HL1137018/
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October 18th, 2011, 4:03 pm #3

For anyone contemplating a set of side curtains, please note that the METAL RODS that most vendors, including Mac's, Snyder's and others sell for Ford Model A's do not directly fit the Shay/Camelot Reproductions.

One would most like have to have them made. Attached here is a drawing I made with information previously provided by Gary Wood, Ron Handy and other owners.



Reggie
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October 18th, 2011, 4:21 pm #4

Your picture is a 1,000 times better then my Reggie......

Gary M Wood
Webmaster
Shay Model A Website
http://www.shayhistory.com/
SOCI Membership Chairman



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October 18th, 2011, 6:00 pm #5

For anyone contemplating a set of side curtains, please note that the METAL RODS that most vendors, including Mac's, Snyder's and others sell for Ford Model A's do not directly fit the Shay/Camelot Reproductions.

One would most like have to have them made. Attached here is a drawing I made with information previously provided by Gary Wood, Ron Handy and other owners.



Reggie
Hi Reggie,
Nice job on the drawing.

NY - RON
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October 18th, 2011, 7:40 pm #6

Gary, Ron,

My feeble brain tells me that it was both of you fellows who povided drawings in the past for the FORUM...I spent a whole 15 minutes doing it again for my files.

I did talk to Dave Trank today at Mac's and he verified that Mac's only sells real Model A Ford SIDE CURTAIN RODS but that the SIDE CURTAINS themselves, as well as TOPS, were copied/patterned directly from a set from a Shay.

Because of fellows like yourself that have been, over time, so active in the FORUM and the SOCI site, there are more folks out there now familiar with the SHAY, MODERN A & CAMELOT cars and trucks(and THUNDERBIRD) Reproductions with more visibility and exposure of the brand of vehicles on Internet sites like EBAY, CRAIGSLIST, let alone www.SHAYHISTORY.COM.

I still get Shay owners coming up to me at car shows that are not familiar or knowledgeable that there is an active dedicated site for owners and those contemplating ownership.

Thanks guys for your support.

Reggie.
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Frank Kelley
Frank Kelley

October 19th, 2011, 5:56 am #7

We recently bought a shay model a replica but there are no side curtains. Does anyone know where we could get replacement ones?
Further indication of how many different items were used in these cars. Lance Burton & I both have Camalot 2dr phaetons. In fact I think our serial numbers are only a few apart. Lance's side curtin rods will not fit my Camelot, but "real" '28-'29 Model A's do. Go figure!!
Frank
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October 19th, 2011, 2:48 pm #8

We recently bought a shay model a replica but there are no side curtains. Does anyone know where we could get replacement ones?
Rule #2: No two Shays or Camelots are alike!...........

Gary M Wood
Webmaster
Shay Model A Website
http://www.shayhistory.com/
SOCI Membership Chairman



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Dave Rumohr
Dave Rumohr

October 19th, 2011, 4:21 pm #9

Along with No Two Shays are a like; No two curtain rods are a like. Dont forget to grind the other side for the other door. The flat is to the outside on both doors. This might save you from making three Curtain Rods.
Dave Rumohr
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October 20th, 2011, 2:53 pm #10

Dave, My Man,

You are correct in that the two door SIDE CURTAIN RODS are different and not identical.....Looks like it's time to modify the drawing to show the two lower rod bevels.

I've never had my side curtains on (thanks Florida) so I never fitted them!!

Thanks for pointing it out.

Reggie
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