2018 PAC National Meet in Columbus, Ohio

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2018 PAC National Meet in Columbus, Ohio

Post by Stuart R. Blond » Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:58 pm

Some photos from in and around the hotel. (1 of 2 postings)
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The host hotel was the Marriott Northwest in Dublin, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus.
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1924 Single Eight was brought by Mike Lane
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The swap meet was well attended.
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Packard's history in Columbus.
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Bill Allison's restored Cycle-Car was brought to the meet by his son, Mark.
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Re: 2018 PAC National Meet in Columbus, Ohio

Post by Stuart R. Blond » Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:02 pm

2 of 2 postings about the hotel.
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Walter McCoskey, one of the engineers who worked on the T-L system, gave a seminar.
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Bill Robinson, a designer at Briggs during the 1950s, also gave a seminar.
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3/8ths scale clay model of a proposed 1955 Clipper.

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Re: 2018 PAC National Meet in Columbus, Ohio

Post by Stuart R. Blond » Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:07 pm

Sunday's tour was to the Supthen Collection.
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On Sunday we drove to the Sutphen Collection (they manufacture fire trucks).
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1939 Twelve convertible sedan.
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1957 Clipper wagon.
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Re: 2018 PAC National Meet in Columbus, Ohio

Post by Stuart R. Blond » Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:13 pm

On Monday, we took a bus tour to the Sugar Creek Collection (1 of 2 postings)
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1947 Clipper 7-passenger, 1953 Caribbean, 1939 120.
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Three PT boat marine engines.
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There are over 100 restored and original cars inside - but outdoors...
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Re: 2018 PAC National Meet in Columbus, Ohio

Post by Stuart R. Blond » Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:18 pm

2 of 2 postings.
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...there are hundreds of unrestored cars. These WILL be restored, one day. These are the Studebakers.
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The Imperial convertibles, 1964, 1965, 1966.
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The Grahams (using Cord body dies).
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and, one Packard, a 1947 Clipper Custom Super 7-passenger.
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On the top level, left and right, are two Packard engines.

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Re: 2018 PAC National Meet in Columbus, Ohio

Post by Stuart R. Blond » Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:23 pm

After the Sugar Creek Collection, we went to the Favazzo Collection.
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1959 Oldsmobile 98, 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado, 1956 Clipper Super.
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1947 Lincoln Continental.

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Re: 2018 PAC National Meet in Columbus, Ohio

Post by Stuart R. Blond » Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:37 pm

On Tuesday we took a bus to Dayton for a visit to the Museum of the United States Air Force.
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LePere LUSAC 11. Just 28 were built by Packard in Detroit before the end of World War I.
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Packard-built 3A-2500. A V-12 water-cooled engine from the late 1920s.
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Packard's DR-980, the world's first Diesel airplane engine, from 1929-32.
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SAM 26000, one of two Boeing VC-137C aircraft built for the President of the United States. This plane was used by John F. Kennedy (it took him to Berlin in 1963, and to Texas in November of that year), Johnson, Nixon (it took him to China), and, once, Clinton.

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Re: 2018 PAC National Meet in Columbus, Ohio

Post by Stuart R. Blond » Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:43 pm

Later in the day we visited the Citizen's Motorcar Company, a restored Packard dealership.
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1930 734 Speedster.
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A lineup of Caribbeans.
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1948 Henney-Packard hearse.
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1937 Twelve (propane-powered).
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1930 by Brewster.

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Re: 2018 PAC National Meet in Columbus, Ohio

Post by Stuart R. Blond » Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:53 pm

The car show was held on Thursday at the Dublin Metro Park.
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Larry Yeley's 1956 Caribbean, Ross Miller's 1952 Motto-bodied replica.
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1938 Super Eight (Fred Bruner), 1957 Clipper (Hal Hermann), 1932 Light Eight (John and BarbaraAnna Kefalonitis).
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Fred Bruner's all-original 1938 Super Eight.
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Robert Valpey's 1929 645 Towncar by Murphy.
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Dave Robinson's 1930 733.
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Dan Hanlon's 1940 Custom Super-8 by Darrin.

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Re: 2018 PAC National Meet in Columbus, Ohio

Post by BDC-TX » Mon Jul 09, 2018 2:18 pm

Thanks Stuart for posting.

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