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Topic Originally Created by Liensailor on Tow411 in July of 2010:

 

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CLEM said:

Is that a holmes 440?

 

RedPete said:

Got anymore Haddicks pictures... They looked great when they where silver.. Thanks for those old pictures

 

Mountjoy 79 said:

i believe that is a weildbuilt 5 ton unit   model 5a i think  if so then its a very capable unit.

 

townhooker said:

nice truck...looks like its a shop built unit.... but looks good!

 

EnergizerBear said:

Very cool, thanks for sharing.

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Vulcanuk said:

Nice truck

 

Liensailor said;

Found this old one of a silver truck. When I started they were all red. But there's an old TowTimes magazine that did a story on Haddick's and on the cover of the magazine is a whole fleet of silver trucks.

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Danny Cassello said:

Love that cab over!!!!! very nice thank you for sharing.

 

Derek Gould said:

The cabover looks to be identical to the one that Haddicks brought all the way to the Toronto Canada tow show in the mid 1970's.  That was one very long ride to support the show (California to Ontario Canada).  I have a number of photos of it in white.  What is Haddicks doing today?  Do they have a web site and where is that truck now?  Derek

 

RedPete said:

I always liked their midsize GMC, I think it was a century with custom body...

 

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Haddick's Classic 2 Car Carrier

 

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Why transport only one at a time ?
Check out the Butt Plate mounted on the rear of the bed !
I'm sure this was a Haddick's design.

 

Danny Cassello said:

very nice what a cool looking unit. thank you for sharing.

 

Michael212 said:

Nice. We called them Tow slings "Scoby" plates out here.....

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PHOENIX50 said:

That's what the old timers here call them too, as well as the extendable towbar arms being referred to as "Scoby" arms.

Phoenix Towing Company
1505 Bluff Rd.
Montebello, CA 90640

 

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