Vintage Hydroplanes

Monday, June 22, 2015
Vintage Hydroplanes

A friend of mine has recently gotten deep into vintage hot rod boats from the 1940’s and as a result, I’ve been assaulted by old footage and photos… continue reading »

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The Satan Bowl – 1939

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
The Satan Bowl – 1939

Oh my… 1939. Busti, NY. Imagine thrashing the living shit out of your roadster in the Satan Bowl. I honestly can’t think of a more fun way to… continue reading »

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Custom Mercs in Modern Movies

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Custom Mercs in Modern Movies

Ryan’s post with the clip from ‘Book of Love’ made me think about how many traditional custom 1949-51 Mercury’s have appeared in modern film- Countless, right? When a… continue reading »

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Hey Shithead!

Monday, April 6, 2015
Hey Shithead!

I know… I know… I’m breaking my own rules here with my title, but I just couldn’t help myself. Yesterday, the subject of “chopped mercs” and their ubiquity came… continue reading »

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Happy Birthday Larry Shinoda

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Happy Birthday Larry Shinoda

Japanese American Hot Rodder and Iconic Car Designer Larry Shinoda has been mentioned on the HAMB several times, but I recently found a video telling a bit more… continue reading »

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Japanese Shop Talk

Monday, March 23, 2015
Japanese Shop Talk

So this guy in Japan is some kind of a fashion designer. My money is on vintage American work wear of one kind or another, but that’s neither… continue reading »

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Mad Fabricators Volume 8

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Mad Fabricators Volume 8

Has it already been 8 seasons of the Mad Fabricators? Yes indeed, Piero and the boys are up to no good once again. Ryan spoke of Volume 7 and… continue reading »

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Breaking Barriers

Monday, February 9, 2015
Breaking Barriers

For the most part, this documentary is about Hennessey Performance and their quest to go fast in an uber-modern super car. It’s all good stuff, but in telling… continue reading »

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