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Event Coverage My Picks from Shades of the Past 2017

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by garage2small, Sep 9, 2017.

  1. garage2small
    Joined: Aug 16, 2015
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    Made my annual Saturday morning trip to the Shades show today. The weather was perfect,temp mid 70's, clear skies, low humidity, and good attendance. I think this is one of the best organized shows in the country, traffic flow into the grounds for participants is good especially if you come in on the back side of Sevierville and avoid Pigeon Forge traffic. Parking for spectators is free, admission is only $10, and there were at least 50 well maintained porta- johns. There were also a large number of vendors and a pretty decent swap meet,and if the on site food offerings and prices were not to your liking there were some new fast food places within walking distance just outside the entry gate.
    There were many cars there that I had not seen before and the "Top Twenty Five" were outstanding as usual. I hope everyone enjoys the pics, most are HAMB appropriate,some are borderline and some I included just because I was impressed with either the design or workmanship. Here's the first batch. 20170909_093313.jpg 20170909_093320.jpg 20170909_100148.jpg 20170909_102236.jpg 20170909_102446.jpg 20170909_102430.jpg 20170909_102543.jpg 20170909_102717.jpg 20170909_102904.jpg 20170909_103201.jpg 20170909_103258.jpg 20170909_104358.jpg 20170909_104643.jpg 20170909_104931.jpg More posted later,including my personal pick for best of show.
     
  2. tfeverfred
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  3. wizzo
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    Great pics, thanks for sharing your trip!


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  4. jim815
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  5. garage2small
    Joined: Aug 16, 2015
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    here are a few more of my picks 20170909_105926.jpg 20170909_105329.jpg 20170909_105724.jpg 20170909_105756.jpg 20170909_110210.jpg 20170909_111238.jpg 20170909_111555.jpg 20170909_112029.jpg 20170909_112039.jpg 20170909_112139.jpg 20170909_112333.jpg 20170909_112402.jpg 20170909_112732.jpg 20170909_112750.jpg
     
  6. low budget
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    This is my pick of your picks, Thanks for sharing;)
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  7. wicarnut
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    Nice Pic's, Car's. Thanks !
     
  8. Good picks! Better than my sorry ass phone.
    That 55 Imperial was over the top! Including the early hemi.
    A whole herd of cows were sacrificed for the interior. It was HUGE!
     
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  9. garage2small
    Joined: Aug 16, 2015
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    Here is my pick for best of show, this one checked all the right boxes! It is owned and built by a gentleman named Dan Fuller. The car was also picked by the show judges as one of the "Top Twenty Five". Dan didn't know me, but he was very gracious and spent about 20 minutes answering my questions about the car. The detail on this thing is amazing, but its not trailer queen Dan says it sees plenty of road time. I especially liked the full belly pan and the thru the frame exhaust. Anyway here are some pics that I hope capture some of the spirit of this car. 1.jpg 2.jpg 3.jpg 4.jpg 5.jpg 7.jpg 8.jpg 9.jpg
     
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  10. Jalopy Joker
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  11. Stogy
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    Lots of pride in those rides...Tough to judge with so many steller builds. Great captures. Thanks @garage2small
     
  12. whodaky
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    Thankyou for sharing your great shots.

    Geoff aka whodaky
     
  13. ..........Belongs to a good friend of mine and is for sale.:)
     
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  14. pigfluxer
    Joined: Feb 15, 2006
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    Thanks for the photos
     
  15. edcodesign
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    Nice shots, thanks. Ed.
     
  16. catdad49
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    Thank You Sir, some Fine rides!
     
  17. jim snow
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    Thanks for the photos. Snowman
     
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  18. mcsfabrication
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    Great pictures, thanks. Not a dog among them!
     
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  19. Very nic truck ...
     
  20. Thanks for the detail shots of Fuller's car. It was the best, IMO.
    Sorry that I ruined your shot here, you should have told me to stop drooling and get outta the way!
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  21. garage2small
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    A few more that caught my eye. 20170909_115527.jpg 20170909_115114.jpg 20170909_114507.jpg 20170909_114022.jpg 20170909_113820.jpg 20170909_113131.jpg 20170909_113313.jpg 20170909_115334.jpg 20170909_121205.jpg 20170909_120724.jpg 20170909_120247.jpg 20170909_120200.jpg 20170909_120144.jpg 20170909_115805.jpg 20170909_121242.jpg
     
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  22. Runnin shine
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    This thing has HRP written all over it no?
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  23. verde742
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    thanks for the coverage, I always like people in the pictures (not blocking subject tho)

    In my opinion it gives the car (s) relativity to how big, or how they sit.
     
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  24. It is indeed a nice looking multi-door,I would think it must have some sort of air ride with the rear tires so close to the body.

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    There are a few similarities. HRP

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  25. Runnin shine
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    Yes I agree, I caught a slight wiff of street rod. I still admire its combination luxurious/hot rod fragrance though.


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  26. It is a beautiful car,i would like to see a photo of it going down the road. HRP
     
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  27. Tacson
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    Thanks for the pics
     
  28. B.A.KING
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    First many thanks for pics.2nd) On the second Picture ,a 32 sedan,with 2 tone wheels, someone help me out with the wheels? what kind and where do i get them?Don't mean to hijack thread.
     
  29. ......Some sort of artillery wheel. Seems like Wheels Vintique has some
     
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