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Art & Inspiration Sitting and Rotting.............picture thread

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Royalshifter, Jan 31, 2009.

  1. Fortunateson
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  2. toml24
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    With that 1956 Executive it seems to me that after its media blasted and primer coated over every panel we are just stuck with 500 pounds of scrap metal.
     
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  3. Its great fun shooting holes in old vehicles.I am considering setting this one out front for yard art & mounting the sign that's my avatar on it. It probably needs a few more holes to really be viable? setting & rotting 014.JPG setting & rotting 015.JPG
     
  4. Yea, it looks that way but it's hard to say. I thought the ElCamino was just 2-300# of rust too, but after a little work there is a pretty good sized pile of bits which are way better than what I have started with before, and will hopefully find new homes. And a couple crawdads crawled out of it in the shop!
     
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  5. I am a curious sort. What year/make/model do you guys think this wagon started life as?

    Riprap 22.jpg
     
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  6. 50 Plymouth tudor wagon,...
     
  7. Thanks Rusty!
     
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  8. When I die, I want to come back as a piece of stainless.
     
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  9. pcbart
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    More likely a shotgun
     
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  10. Leakie
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    Air wrench
     
  11. egads
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    That was no shotgun!
     
  12. KRB52
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    Most likely, multiple times over the years. Once the first shot is marked on it, any more come a lot easier.
     
  13. Yep..Squablow...went to look at a few about a dozen - tri 5 Chevies a roundy round guy had on his property....all on the their sides - with their frames cut off....for the dirt track cars.....one was turned back over and the trim had just fell off....sad...there were some post cars there....
     
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  14. Los_Control
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  15. I have the hood that '40 Ford truck is missing as a cover over my air compressor.
     
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  16. Los_Control
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    hoping I dont get in trouble for posting that photo, Is actually a model the guy created. Has a 1957 2 door hard top that looks more real then the truck. I know nothing about them, but thought they were pretty cool looking and fit this thread.
    I do not even know if they are plastic models or metal.
     
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  17. RMR&C
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    Pretty realistic until you look at it closely.
     
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  18. BJR
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    Is that a 9 volt battery under the front of it?
     
  19. Spex84
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    Wow, if it wasn't for the hood hinge slots, depth of focus, and upon close inspection, birch catkins to represent leaves, I mighta been fooled. A very cool model.
     
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  20. I thought that looked like a model the first time I saw it. I was wondering what kind of camera made it look like that, then reading further confirmed it. That was a good job.
     
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  22. t-rod
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    Merry Christmas![​IMG]

    Bad decisions make good stories.
     
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  24. 41 C28
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    I think this was a Sohio station but not sure. IMG_9333.JPG
     
  25. 40LUV
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    Saw these in Key West. They were props at different restaurants. 100_0996.jpg 100_0998.jpg
     
  26. the 4 wheel drive is a genie 66 60 thru 66 trucks 013.JPG 60 thru 66 trucks 026.JPG chevy chassis. it has a divorced transfer case with high and low range.
     
  27. low budget
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    Looks like a customized gas tank and gas door to isnt it? Looks like someone did a good job from here.
     
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  28. Yea but now the gas tank is in the cab behind the seat like its supposed to be. The cab came off my old 64 3/4 ton that I used for a wrecker. I plant to put the wrecker bed on the 4 wheel drive. Ive got some C60 fenders and 60 chrome grille. the big truck fenders will easily clear the 19.5 wheels and tires I have for it.
     
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  29. mlake01
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    Where I grew up 50 years ago, way out in the country, and the son of a 50’s hot-rodder; we had quite a few old cars around - parked out in the trees after having given up whatever organ donation they were purchased for. About 100 yards from the house, you could see the back of a 35 Ford 4-door sedan poking out of the brush, with that cute rear window nicely visible and all.

    I’m pretty ashamed to admit this, but I must have put 300 holes in that thing with my little Browning lever action.22. It was just far enough away that you could hear the bullet impact - crack, plink!

    Later, my Dad and my Uncle used our D4 Cat to smash it flat and bury it in the creek bank where the water was eroding away the edge of the field.

    I remember that car being pretty nice - had all of its fenders, doors, running boards, etc. Dad said he paid $40 for it because the tires on it were better than the ones he had at the time.

    What we could do with a time machine!




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  30. stationWAGONS
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    We found/saved this one.
    A 1949 3800 LWB (DELUXE!) panel.
    It was put on a rotisserie and that is luckily as far as the last owner got.
    It's the driest one I have seen. all there, just disassembled.

    Technically it was "hanging and rotting"...
    Luckily the guy who sold it to me was a big help and put it back together.
    postPANEL1.JPG postPANEL2.JPG hambPANELreassembly.jpg
     
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