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Cardboard roadster...

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Primer Gray, Oct 23, 2007.

  1. crisallt
    Joined: Oct 16, 2006
    Posts: 19


    by the way - I do like it - WAY more patience than me. I'd have probably run with the scissors and injured myself...
  2. FuelFC
    Joined: Feb 12, 2003
    Posts: 764


    Wow Stinky the bum is still ok and alive. All is well in the world.

    Say hey to Fecals the clown when you see him for us will ya?
  3. alleyoop
    Joined: Jan 2, 2007
    Posts: 274


    Thats cool as hell a lot of time.Hay sticky keep a eye on your box.
  4. str8axleford
    Joined: Oct 14, 2007
    Posts: 92


    Now... if they can only come out with a clear cardboard for the windshield and lights... Lots of talent... but why cardboard is why I ask? Too much time on someones hands... Break a couple knuckles like the rest of us... oh yea, and blood stains cardboard... how many corrugated cuts did this guy get when building this thing?
  5. That's pretty cool,in the International Arrivals level at Vancouver International Airport,they have a replica of a DeHavilland Beaver floatplane,completely made of Duct Tape.It's about a 20 ft wingspan.Sorry i can't get a pic it's inside security area.

  6. Ow! Papercut!

    The only problem with this thing is if you store it in the wrong place, not only could the rats move in, they'd chew right through it. Sort of like rust damage I guess. Would that make it the ultimate rat rod then?
  7. nexxussian
    Joined: Mar 14, 2007
    Posts: 3,240


    Man, all it needs is plug wires:eek:! Not sure how he'd do that. Not sure exactly how he did what he did. Dang, round corners with cardboard, in more than one direction at a time too.
  8. Keep us posted, I'd like to see it when it's done,,,,,,,,,,, oh; you say it's finished? Uuhhh,,, nice patina.
  9. wsdad
    Joined: Dec 31, 2005
    Posts: 1,258


    Looking at some of his other projects, I'd guess he used some cardboard here and there just to create the illusion. The rest of it looks like he covered with paper or tape and painted light brown. (Look at the tires.)

    Either that, or he's one incredibly talented artist/craftsman. But that couldn't be, it might make me look bad by comparison. :eek: :D
  10. Sinner
    Joined: Nov 5, 2001
    Posts: 191


    I wonder if it's treated for termites?
  11. wakka wakka..

    seriously, this is the kind of thing that kept me from hating art museums as a kid. very cool.
  12. hot rod pro
    Joined: Jun 1, 2005
    Posts: 2,709

    hot rod pro
    from spring tx.

    o great,now we have to hear is it steel,glass,or carboard.

  13. bitchin...:D

    how does it do at the local carwash though?:)
  14. zzford
    Joined: May 5, 2005
    Posts: 1,823


    I guess it's ok, but, he needs to get rid of those wheels and tires, they aren't traditional. The engine isn't a flathead, Olds, nailhead, or an early hemi. Is that period correct cardboard? It looks awful new to me. I think the guy should probably be beat upon for posting a phoney traditional car here.
  15. hiboyroadsterboy
    Joined: Nov 16, 2003
    Posts: 1,846

    from Mass

    WOW,ya that is kinda cool,shit load of work.
  16. When whittlin' just ain't enough anymore.
  17. MIKE-3137
    Joined: Feb 19, 2003
    Posts: 1,578


    alot of work, I wouldnt leave it in a barn for 50 years though.
  18. GARY?
    Joined: Aug 15, 2005
    Posts: 1,626


    Did they teach her that in the clink?
  19. wyoming
    Joined: Feb 15, 2007
    Posts: 394

    from My house

    i think they just needed an excuse to sniff a whole lot of glue

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