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Old 01-07-2008, 07:38 PM   #41
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Default Re: The Bob Roddick Story: Part 1

These pictures are the best! Those times seem more special now. You just wonder what it was like to be at the flats with those who were at the beginning of their infamous legacy. Wouldn't it be great to sit and talk with any of those guys ??? Keep up the great work digging up those old pictures, looking forward to the rest......later in a book??
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Old 01-07-2008, 07:46 PM   #42
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comepletly amazing pictures and story.... I am really looking foreward to pt.2
The HAMB is an amazing place!. Thankyou .
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Old 01-07-2008, 08:03 PM   #43
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Thanks for the great post!

I have seen this lakester for years and years...
but I have never seen a color picture of it.

Anyone know or remember the colors?
I'm itchin' to do a rendering of it.
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Old 01-07-2008, 08:06 PM   #44
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Thanks for the great post!

I have seen this lakester for years and years...
but I have never seen a color picture of it.

Anyone know or remember the colors?
I itchin' to do a rendering of it.
I think you'll see those colors soon enough homie.
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Old 01-07-2008, 08:14 PM   #45
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Those are great !
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Old 01-07-2008, 08:33 PM   #46
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Ryan Cochran, hot rod "archeologist". Thanks to you and Bob's family.
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Old 01-07-2008, 08:34 PM   #47
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WOW! What a trip back in time. Thank you Ryan, this is why I read the HAMB every day. Thanks to Gwynn and Dave for saving these photos and sharing them with us. Thanks especially to Bob Roddick. These early images preserved an important part of the history of hot rodding. Taking good photos back in the day was no easy thing. The cameras were not easy to use and you didn't drop your film off at the one-hour photo lab. We are really fortunate that Bob Roddick took his camera with him.
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Old 01-07-2008, 08:57 PM   #48
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Man, I love this shit! Give us more!
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Old 01-07-2008, 10:21 PM   #49
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Ryan, you do a fantastic job. Great post, this one just knocked my socks off!
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Old 01-07-2008, 10:34 PM   #50
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Awesome job. Waiting for round two. Thanks to all involved for getting his memory out there for all of us to read.

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Old 01-08-2008, 12:04 AM   #51
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It is always a joy to see vintage Hot Rod photos. Thanks to Dave & Gylnn also to Ryan for doing a great article. A Historic Archive seem like a better idea everyday.
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Old 01-08-2008, 12:42 AM   #52
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Awesome. Thanks to the Roddick family for sharing this and to Ryan for writing it up.

I can wait seven days for an update, instant gratification just isn't very satisfying anyway. Gives me time to savor the details.
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Old 01-08-2008, 12:54 AM   #53
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Ryan you weren't lyin'. Incredible stuff.
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Old 01-08-2008, 08:09 AM   #54
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Old 01-08-2008, 09:27 AM   #55
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Ryan , you made my day !!!

can't get much better than this , and there is more to come .... unbelievable !!!
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Old 01-08-2008, 10:25 AM   #56
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Thanks for all the work man. A great story, and captured well.
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Old 01-08-2008, 03:02 PM   #57
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Thanks to Don Montgomery, I can confirm... Car #197 is actually the same car pictured above it at Ray's shop (13c). It was owned and driven by Malcolm Hooper.
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Old 01-08-2008, 07:13 PM   #58
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Thanks to Don Montgomery, I can confirm... Car #197 is actually the same car pictured above it at Ray's shop (13c). It was owned and driven by Malcolm Hooper.
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Old 01-08-2008, 08:31 PM   #59
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It's this stuff that drew me to the HAMB family. To me, this is what the site is about. Thanks Ryan and Roddick family for sharing, it keeps me comin' back. But ya know......that "SBC's... let's see 'em" ranks right up there...NOT!!! Keep 'em straight up 'ere Ryan. Yer posts and articles always brings 'er back to center. Class in my book any day.
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Old 01-09-2008, 05:42 AM   #60
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brilliant just briliant the pics are excellent i liked the garage one and wanted to see a bit more detail so i played with it a bit hope no one minds but somethings are a little clearer looking forward to part two
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