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Hot Rods Christmas / Xmas Trees and Hot Rods

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by concreteman, Dec 5, 2010.

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    Here's the tree in the garage with the hotrods. The "Major Award" leg lamp gets moved to the living room window on Christmas Eve. so the neighbors can enjoy "the soft glow of electric sex".

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  2. Limey Kid
    Joined: Mar 5, 2006
    Posts: 1,014

    Limey Kid

    Posted on the other older thread. image.jpeg
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  3. This is a tree I had set up a few year ago-

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    Here's the other "tree" in The Hot Rod Grille garage. "Big Daddy" Don Garlits signed it when he was in Charleston, WV for the 10th Anniversary Rod Run & Doo Wop car show in October.

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  5. oj
    Joined: Jul 27, 2008
    Posts: 6,247


    My buddy Manny didn't have a father, he was the man of the house and had a '53 Ford. It was coming up on Christmas and he asked if I'd give him a hand getting a tree - this is maybe 1966, Portland Maine, I was 16 and Manny was old enough to drive. Off we went to buy a tree, it was close to Christmas and the trees left for sale were scraggley, except for the one that had to be 18' tall. We got a bargain on it and tied it to the roof of Mannys' car, we only had a little string just barely enough for a 4' tree. Well, we almost made it across the bay bridge in Portland when the wind came up and turned that goddamn thing sideways! It cleared out all the lanes of traffic and got caught up is the steel girders. Holy christ, what a mess! We had the main bridge leading into Portland blocked off! We finally got it out of the girders and other cars, the police helped strap that thing back onto the top of the car with enough to tye it front and back, when we got to Manny's house it was the most pitiful thing you ever saw, mangled. But we cut it off and set it up with dignity. Wish I had a picture of it.
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  6. LBCD
    Joined: Oct 28, 2009
    Posts: 1,025


    We don't get snow or rain too often.... Merry Christmas from Long Beach CA!

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  7. This is our Redneck Christmas wreath ..HRP 141813571346421.gif
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  8. My wife's 50, not exactly picking up the tree, but still in the spirit of the season. Merry Christmas all.

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  9. maplefrm
    Joined: Aug 15, 2010
    Posts: 517

    from Central IL

    Good picture ratty-aussie, looks like you stole the Xmas tree and were in such a hurry to leave you tied it down facing the wrong way! LOL
  10. Who says us down in the Southern Hemisphere can't have a white Christmas? :D
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    Sorry none of these are me or my pics.
  12. Stogy
    Joined: Feb 10, 2007
    Posts: 16,888


    Santa & his New Ride

    Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays HAMB
    Staff & Members

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  13. Happy Holidays. HRP

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  14. Blues4U
    Joined: Oct 1, 2015
    Posts: 4,880

    from So Cal

    Went out shopping for our tree this afternoon.

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  15. Utahvette
    Joined: Sep 4, 2012
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  16. Abomb
    Joined: Oct 14, 2006
    Posts: 1,659


    Well, we use a non traditional fake tree, but here's a couple of shots we've used for family Christmas cards...


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  17. Olds Dad
    Joined: Sep 22, 2011
    Posts: 213

    Olds Dad

    I'll play - maybe not a Hot Rod but close enough ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1450479061.851786.jpg

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