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R.I.P ... Byron Stack ..Gasser Madness

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by ArtofHotRod, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. Boones
    Joined: Mar 4, 2001
    Posts: 9,691

    from Kent, Wa
    1. Northwest HAMBers

    that is a shame. talked with him when we first got my dad's gasser looking for help on its history. sent him follow up pictures about 6 months ago but never got a response.. the site looked like it had not been updated for a little while. Lets hope someone takes it over and keeps it updated.
  2. Royalshifter
    Joined: May 29, 2005
    Posts: 15,545

    from California

    RIP Byron.....thanks for an awesome website also.
  3. Camm
    Joined: Sep 22, 2005
    Posts: 594


    Thanks, for all the info Byron..........RIP
  4. 296ardun
    Joined: Feb 11, 2009
    Posts: 4,401


    Very sorry to hear this, I never met him but corresponded many times on email, his site was one of the best drag racing sites, nobody seemed to love gassers more than did Byron, and he did a great deal to preserve the memories of the old gasser days...knew he had health problems, but did not know how serious they were...RIP, Bryon, and thanks for the memories...
  5. carryallman
    Joined: Jan 5, 2009
    Posts: 399


    sorry to hear the bad news!!! never met bryon /but felt like he was A CLOSE PERSONAL FRIEND !! anybody know how old he was or hometown ? thanks mike
  6. ardyboy
    Joined: Mar 5, 2008
    Posts: 664


    RIP Byron. thanks for all your hard work
  7. Doc.
    Joined: Jul 16, 2005
    Posts: 3,558

    Member Emeritus

    I'm sorry for your loss. Not a week goes by that I don't check Byron's site.
  8. Parts48
    Joined: Mar 28, 2008
    Posts: 1,462

    from Tucson, Az
    1. Hot Rod Veterans

    all things that live..die.
    Not all things that live leave something that lives beyond their life..

    Thank you still live..
  9. Yep he did alot of good work on his website.

    R.I.P. Byron
  10. WillysRule
    Joined: Feb 22, 2007
    Posts: 799

    from Central FL

    Man, I'm so sorry for your loss, and I'm shocked at the same time. Byron was a great guy, and is probably owed more credit than anyone for the resurgence of gassers through his web site. In fact, his web site was one of the first sites I visited when the internet was just beginning to grow in the mid 90's. Byron brought so many gasser fans and friends together. He will surely be missed.
  11. "T'RANTULA"
    Joined: Aug 6, 2011
    Posts: 662

    from Ohio

    This is terrible, RIP Byron.
  12. R.I.P. and condolences to the family.
  13. God speed Byron....your passion will be missed.
  14. Hotrodbuilderny
    Joined: Mar 20, 2009
    Posts: 1,646


    Wow sorry to hear this, I had talked to him a couple of times, we were going to get together doing a web site for me. Sorry for your loss
  15. RIP.........Byrons's Gasser Madness brought us together.......
  16. Sonicjagstang
    Joined: Mar 21, 2011
    Posts: 169

    from IL.

    Another kick below the belt. I am sorry to hear of this and my thoughts and prayers will go out to the family. When I was working on and gathering parts for my 55 gasser project, Byrons site proved very much valuable to me and obviously to MANY others.
  17. traffic61
    Joined: Jun 15, 2009
    Posts: 1,512

    from Owasso, OK

    Man, I hate to hear this. I have long enjoyed his site and have spent hours drooling over the gallery there. The gasser cause has lost a true champion here. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
  18. Butch M
    Joined: Oct 14, 2008
    Posts: 1,585

    Butch M

  19. ZAPPER68
    Joined: Jun 13, 2010
    Posts: 206

    from BC

    Sad times..RIP Byron
  20. Met him years ago
    found him again on gasser madness
    talked to him a few times
    God bless and prayers for the family
  21. 56gasser
    Joined: Nov 4, 2007
    Posts: 285

    from lower al.

  22. The Bomber
    Joined: Dec 10, 2005
    Posts: 530

    The Bomber
    from mass.

    So sorry about you Dad Chad. He had the best gasser site around. He always answered anyone's e-mail to help any way he could. He'll will always be remembered through his gasser site. Great guy. You were so lucky to have a Dad like that.
  23. RIP Byron, My condolences to his family. Gasser Madness has been a great resource and inspiration for me aswell.
  24. Sheep Dip
    Joined: Dec 29, 2010
    Posts: 1,572

    Sheep Dip
    from Central Ca

    Visited the site many times, even got in my "Favorites" on the devil box, sorry to hear about your father...R.I.P. Byron
  25. rick finch
    Joined: May 26, 2008
    Posts: 2,003

    rick finch

    Sad, sad news...R.I.P. Byron:(
  26. Lord Purple
    Joined: Sep 22, 2006
    Posts: 201

    Lord Purple

    Only met him once trackside at Bakersfield, and was honoured that he knew my name from my contributions to the 'Gasser' magazine, he was a true gentleman who took the time to chat and walk back to his truck with me just to get me a Gasser Madness T-shirt.

    A lot of people in the Gasser world are going to miss him.

    R.I.P. Byron
  27. 1954satan
    Joined: Nov 20, 2009
    Posts: 28


    RIP Byron, thoughts are with family and friends, thank you for helping to keep the gassers alive.
  28. Jonny69
    Joined: Jul 24, 2007
    Posts: 275

    from England

    Very sad. Byron ran one of the truly great early websites that has proven to be a survivor on the modern 'net.
  29. FlynBrian
    Joined: Oct 5, 2007
    Posts: 759


    Wow, I'm in shock. RIP Byron, it's your site that has inspired me on all my Gasser projects these last 11 years I have met many cool fellow Gasser Fanatics through your site. You will be greatly missed. I was just installing a new rearend in my 60 Falcon Gasser tonite, I broke the old one on a flatfooted, one, two powershift, Chad your father will be greatly missed, his passion for Gassers rubbed off on everyone that knew him, and those that visited the Gasser Madness website.

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