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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by punkabilly1306, Sep 29, 2007.

  1. "Right Coast" pinstriping artists Larry Hook( Rhode Island) is the finest I've seen. Jim "the painter " Philly was an inspiration to me. Glen Wiesgerber is the most creative and humble artist and friend. "Alex in Wonderland" ah "Unique" to say the least.Tom Vanorwick fine pinstriper and fine artist, try painting with one eye."Mid Coast"pinstriping artists Dave Hightower "The panel man" Great color theory and design. Larry Mitchell Super clean and crisp work.Don Boeke "The Egyptian" Good friend,but old,lol. all around great artist. Jack Lindenberger A real sign guy who has master ALL THE BRUSHES. Joe Broxterman a real car guy. "Left Coast" pinstriping artists Ed"Big Daddy" inspired me as a kid at a car show, a generous man of God,a gentleman who's work was accurate and symmetrical. Malicoat Fine art of pinstring. Jimmy C. keeping it real. UK Jon Lesson great friend and 3rd. generation painter. Finland Pekka great friend, artist, writer of his new book on " How to pinstripe" and "Arctic Pinhead . I don't know where to stop , but let me say there is no best. We're all just Brothers and Sisters of the brush having more fun than we should! Love you all. "Maintian" AJ
     
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  2. 5w32
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    only one for me , mitch kim
     
  3. 00 MACK
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    5w32 has a good eye !
     
  4. Hotrod1932
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    from Oregon

  5. Slim Pickens
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    I like these guys. Slim

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  6. Jay71
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    Hey Slim, is that Henry Segura in the first pic?
     
  7. roadsterpilot
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    Ron Meyer
    Blaine-O
    Dave Hightower
    Bob Bond
     
  8. 1950Effie
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    from no where

    Hands down, mine is my friend HazMat. He is also a HAMB member as well.
     
  9. derelict
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    What he said, he is sooo right...
     
  10. Dauber out of Cinncinati. The best of the best whether it be gold/silver leaf, lettering, artwork or pin striping. He can do it all and it will be flawless.
     
  11. roundvalley
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    Lily St Cyr always turned me on!

    Sorry, thought you said stripper.
     
  12. Slim Pickens
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    Alan Johnson.
     
  13. sololobo
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    The last three I saw laying down lines. So many lengendary brushes it is to tough to choose. I am so in awe of these skills I bow to all of you blessed with the swinging of the sword!! I will give a shout out to local Omaha legends, Jim Curran and Richard Victor, master brushmen. Keep on stripin! ~sololobo~
     
  14. alwayzarat
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    Shit, I thought this said list your 3 favorite strippers!!!
     
  15. killbilly
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    Jim Ross....Letters and Lines..Highland,In
     
  16. Tommy Otis..

    Dave Bell....

    Rod Powell...

    Von Franco.. ( Many years ago, My wife and I were at Bobs in Toluca lake. Von Franco was there.. I told my wife.."this guy is going to be one of the big dogs".. She was wearing some 60's looking bell bottoms.. She had Von Franco autograph one of the bells.. Strange look on his face at the request)

    Larry Watson...

    This list could go on and on..
     
  17. LewiSS
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    I have to vote for Rody as well. If you get a chance to see Neal East's "resurected" Rocky Mountain Low, Rody did the striping. Everything about the car is the best of the best, and Rody's striping certainly fits into that category! The car did itself proud at it's first real outing to the Grand National this year. I wish someone had posted pics of it there for the rest of us to admire!
     
  18. Eryk
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    Damn, its been a long time since I posted in this thread. My current 3...

    The hero and inspiration, Walt Prey (always #1)
    The LBCC wonderboy, Mario Meza Murillo.
    The dude with style upon style, lettering guru LG.
     
  19. Ricky B
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    Larry Watson
    Tommy the Greek
    Howard Zeller in Redding
     
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  20. joburnsjo
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    Here's some from wetern new york
    Paul Straus (Von Straus) Did my 32
    Ron Lasker (Voodo)
    Mark Weld
     

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  21. kayjohn
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    Lil Louie - san Bernardino.

    I allways get a kick out of the look on his face everytime Ibring in another Denver's frame for him to redo just the way he did it over 25 years earlyer.


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  22. TaylorCrawford
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    Jr. Huff
    Diablo
    Doug Dorr
     
  23. lc1963
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    I am always in awe and could never pick three.
    I will say my favorites are
    1) The stripers that help the beginners - answer their questions and give them tips.
    2) The kids that start, try and succeed to keep it alive.
    3) The pinstripers that sacrifice their time for charities when asked. In this time of so many short on cash, It was great to see so many talented artist in Chicago over the weekend giving their time and talent for charity.
    These are my favorites.
     
  24. gassercrazy41
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    i agree, being a striper picking just 3 is nearly impossible
    Von Dutch
    Ed Roth
    Kasey Christensen
    Jonathan Mercado
    Herb Martinez
    Jim Hetzler
    Milt Wheeler
    Ron Myers
    ...those are just the ones i could think of
     
  25. chrisbob12
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    There was none better than Tommy The Greek
     
  26. rosco gordy
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    Dave Bell, Dave Eckel, Bryan Truesdale
     
  27. Gonk!
    Oh yeah, wrong country. ;)
    We have some good ones down here, and Oz, but Gonks my pick.
    His main work is signage the old way, but he also does great airbrush work.
    Hes been striping for years, and does a lot of old steam train/engine work at a theme park.
     
  28. JamesJM
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    By far my favorite is Henry Segura.
     
  29. scrubba
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    Well, years back, 1983, I had the honor of working with Frank Palmer in Arlington Texas . Frank was a great sign painter and eccentric as the day is long !

    Frank, I really hope someone shows ya this post . yer frien Scrubba
     
  30. Bill Marygold
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    Bill Marygold
     

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