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could any body give me a clue as to what I should be asking for a [L] model NOS floor mat would be worth.I was going to put it my LJSWX but never got around to it.It is uncut -no holes-.

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I don't like to gouge people. If the buyer is good people, if they're actually going to use it, in a serious restoration, I'd be satisfied with $200, versus it going unused in your hands and deteriorating further with age.

The other good option is to retain it as a sample, for having L mats reproduced. But having said that, the era of active "L" (and "B") restorations has passed.

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I think many would jump at $200 just for the fact that its NOS.   I would agree that having it copied and possibly reproduced may gain you more $$ down the road. Not that it would be a hot selling item but there will be those that want a near OEM reproduction part.

Trent

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Trent, my thought about using it as a template wasn't about the current owner profiting more long-term. I was thinking of the hobby, about how wonderful it would be for current "L" model owners to be able to purchase a reasonably authentic mat in year 2017.

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pattern would be easy to reproduce but it's the MACK script lettering between gear shift levers and rear edge 

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On 11/14/2017 at 4:33 PM, BOB DINGSDALE said:

could any body give me a clue as to what I should be asking for a [L] model NOS floor mat would be worth.I was going to put it my LJSWX but never got around to it.It is uncut -no holes-.

I restored my LTL about 2-3 years ago and gave $700 for a NOS L cab mat. The man had 2 of them and a lot of other perfect or NOS parts. Not cheap but.... I think the last R and B cab mats I got were over $200 from Mack when they had them. $200 for any NOS mat is a deal. Consider the time and care it took for years to still have a usable NOS part. Triple or more the original price would be the starting point just to break even. As for patterns even an old mat can be used for patterns. To go on I sold the good old headliner kit after my restoration for $200. That was a fraction of the $800 plus shipping I paid Lancaster Upholstery for a new one when they still made them. 

By the way the man had a few sets of Goose Island hoods for LT's for $1200 a set. Never mounted on truck. His name was Glen.

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What is a Goose Island hood?    terry:D

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24 minutes ago, terry said:

What is a Goose Island hood?    terry:D

Repo Swan Island Sheet metal, Portland OR

 

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On 11/18/2017 at 5:20 AM, fifth wheel said:

Repo Swan Island Sheet metal, Portland OR

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Knew it was a bird of some kind, Goose, Swan, Duck... :pat:

Decent Reproduction piece but does need to be hand fit, reworked.

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pretty much anything repo needs to be worked on!    terry:D

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Is the L model floormat still available? I am restoring a 1954 Mack LTLT frame up. A floormat would be the icing on the cake. cCab has been rebuilt, engine is an out of frame NHBRS 320

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7 hours ago, Robert Palmer said:

Is the L model floormat still available? I am restoring a 1954 Mack LTLT frame up. A floormat would be the icing on the cake. cCab has been rebuilt, engine is an out of frame NHBRS 320

Photo's or it does not exist, engine and truck, Please.

PM me if Bob does not have the mat he started the post with.  The contact I have for a NOS L Cab floormat sold one to me for my LTL. He may still be around and have one left.

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