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Event Coverage **HAMB Drags 2011 Photos and a Big Thanks to Ryno!**

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Malcolm, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. mow too much
    Joined: Nov 20, 2008
    Posts: 906

    mow too much

    The battery died in my camera, but you took a bunch that I would have taken........great pictures, thanks. The weather was great, overcast all day.
  2. ryno
    Joined: Oct 6, 2005
    Posts: 3,471


    it was great to see you guys again!
    Jen looks like a baby sleeping with the wind in her face.

    the lasso technique was awesome. i told him when he asked for a piece of rope or wire, that if that stunt worked he would be the ultimate fuckin boy scout!, well he IS!
  3. xderelict
    Joined: Jul 30, 2006
    Posts: 2,477

    Member Emeritus

    Had a blast.We should do this every weekend.Another thanks to Ryno for help with the 27 chevy.
  4. Great pix Nick! Thanks for sharing. That axle was a mess. I've broken one on the road before, not fun. Good thing he had an extra.
  5. hkestes
    Joined: May 19, 2007
    Posts: 564

    from Plano, TX


    Good to you guys again. Thanks for sharing.

    All Jen needed was to have Claire (Ryno's dog) curled up with her.
  6. hot-rod roadster
    Joined: Aug 30, 2005
    Posts: 3,015

    hot-rod roadster
    from Omaha Ne.

    Great time Nick and some excellent shots. Still can't believe how fast the axle repair went, and Ryno...your a saint. Gary
  7. sololobo
    Joined: Aug 23, 2006
    Posts: 8,154


    Thanx for the great post Nick, really cool to see Rob and Dick on the strip together. The hoodlum was beautiful in its thrashing debut, and the hot rod Lincoln ran like the bandit it is. Seeing Kerry run was super special, a all around great meet. Ryno is about the coolest cat on the planet and we are so proud to be able to call him friend. Having a cool shop to repair Jasons fFord is unheard of, as well as a lift from the track to the shop. Plus Ryno assisted Dick in getting the 27 Chevy project, to cool. Ryno for President!! Joplin treated us very well and it was good to spend some $ there, the devastation was hard to see. Sure was sad to not get the ol Ranch /Wagon there, we were able to get two trannys to try a fix from my buddy TJ. Mercury on the hamb, these are super sweet folks who's Dad drove all the way into Oklahoma and brought the trannies back to us. Unfortunate they didn't work, but the kindness and friendship is beyond reproach. Great to see a ton of good friends and making a whole bunch more. Hats off to the California crew for such a thrilling scene, all three rides were beautiful and exciting. Good to see Norm and Reggie ans some of the Kontenintals up for the gig in there sweet rides. Ah yes, Denise! Thanx to all for a rockin good time. ~sololobo~
    Last edited: Aug 22, 2011
  8. Great pix thanx and now there is something else to do for the bucket list....
  9. Malcolm
    Joined: Feb 9, 2006
    Posts: 7,688

    from Nebraska

    Lee, somehow I missed you over the weekend at the Drags AND at the Pileup last year... crazy! :confused:

    Hopefully you enjoyed the weekend, too!
  10. JeffreyJames
    Joined: Jun 13, 2007
    Posts: 16,612

    from SUGAR CITY

    Nick it was great seeing you again. Awesome time had by all!!!
  11. TexasSpeed
    Joined: Nov 2, 2009
    Posts: 4,618


    Uh, dang. Sure had me convinced.. There sure are a lot of similarities, like the stance, shortening the body, a Hemi, etc..

    I'm checking out both links right now. Thanks.

    iPhone - TJJ App
  12. Thanks for the pics Nick..swell job
  13. billys54
    Joined: Apr 16, 2006
    Posts: 1,295


  14. ChevyGirlRox
    Joined: May 13, 2005
    Posts: 3,490

    from Ohio

    Looks like a good time was had by all. Great to see the Little Honker out there giving them hell and the match up between Kiwi Kev and Don Moyer had to be legendary!

    Thanks for the pics Nick!
  15. 18n57
    Joined: Jun 29, 2007
    Posts: 577


    Thanks for posting some great pictures!! The '37 Chevy turbo six I have seen at Indy; it is awesome fast. Looks like too much fun to miss again...maybe next year I can do HAMB drags and Bonneville....
  16. BLAKE
    Joined: Aug 10, 2002
    Posts: 2,775


    Stellar pics, Nick... and good seeing you this weekend!
  17. Thanks for the pictures Nick. Good to see you again.
  18. Malcolm
    Joined: Feb 9, 2006
    Posts: 7,688

    from Nebraska

    Great to see you all, too!!
  19. rob lee
    Joined: Jul 30, 2006
    Posts: 1,327

    rob lee
    from omaha,ne

    Thanks for the pics! Great shot of xderelict and I at the line.
  20. Cool to hear that he had an extra pair of axles, wondered what the story was and how he was back at the parking lot so fast...
  21. haychrishay
    Joined: Jul 23, 2008
    Posts: 948


    Great pics ! Thanks ! wished we could have been there this year. And Ryno is definately a great person, he helped us last year when Scott's truck broke the throttle linkage. I thought of Ryno when I heard about the tornado. looks like he is doing well
  22. Thanks Nick. I try to live vicariously through the photos at the hamb.
  23. jho
    Joined: Apr 14, 2008
    Posts: 128

    from Omaha

    I had a great time again this year. It was so awesome of Ryno to tow the Obama and let me use his shop. I also want to thank you Nick for the pics and setting up the hotel room.
  24. Malcolm
    Joined: Feb 9, 2006
    Posts: 7,688

    from Nebraska

    Beef curtains... don't forget about the beef curtains!
  25. jho
    Joined: Apr 14, 2008
    Posts: 128

    from Omaha

    I prefe the blue waffles
  26. ToddJ
    Joined: Jul 11, 2008
    Posts: 1,408

    from Marion, IA

    Thanks for sharing the great photos, Nick! I love Jason's Galaxie! I gotta make it down there next year!
  27. Yuk!
  28. damn i forgot about that till just now.....
  29. Conder
    Joined: Jan 16, 2005
    Posts: 982


    Brian, Kiwi Kev, Lippy...and the rest of you kooks are my !@#$in' HEROS. Brian, if they ran 7s smokin' em in the '60s (and the '80s), so can you. It was a beautiful thing seeing the Ghost run in that video, it must have been awesome in real life!
  30. ryno
    Joined: Oct 6, 2005
    Posts: 3,471


    you guys have issues!
    good times fellas, cant wait till next year!

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