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Event Coverage The Run, The Party, The Book...

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Ryan, Jun 25, 2012.

  1. Ryan
    Joined: Jan 2, 1995
    Posts: 19,325

    from Austin, TX
    Staff Member

  2. mendoza727
    Joined: Dec 11, 2006
    Posts: 75


    A testament to the great community this place has created.
  3. James Boys
    Joined: May 13, 2006
    Posts: 174

    James Boys
    from London ONT

    I'll be harassing the mail lady all week waiting for my copy!
  4. Evel
    Joined: Jun 25, 2002
    Posts: 9,024

    1. 60s Show Rods

    Man I wish I could of come out for
    That.. But I do want to say congrats to everyone involved I know how hard it is to go from idea to product.. It takes allot and you guys followed through.. Can't wait to see it in person!!

  5. TexasSpeed
    Joined: Nov 2, 2009
    Posts: 4,618


    Awesome! I'm pretty sure people are going to ask you when JJ#3 comes out soon then you'll have to do it all over again. :)
  6. It looks like fun, smells like fun and rolls like fun. Hmmmmn it must be fun.

    Your energy never ceases to amaze me. All this and a family. You got it in spades my friend.
  7. outlaw256
    Joined: Jun 26, 2008
    Posts: 2,023


    beaner said it best boss, you got it in spades!!!!!
  8. Congratulations, you done good.
  9. -Brent-
    Joined: Nov 20, 2006
    Posts: 5,897


    Very nice, Ryan. I'm patiently waiting to see pics from the run and NOT so patiently waiting for the book to arrive. :D

    Viva la HAMB.
  10. notrod13
    Joined: Dec 13, 2005
    Posts: 988

    from long beach

    4 miscrients set off on a journey to the Home land of bloodshed and nobility.%hours on a cramped winged bird 1 hour of twisted turns on a never ending road frought with peril and into a small box at the end of a distant road in rural Texas we arrived. Roadworn and weary we stepped into the lair. ..........

    Amazing things were happening inside, 4 men welcomed us as we opened some of mexicos finest and sat down to count. I was asked what my toughest were, and I said Ive never seen it cause The Burn was hogging it the entire way. so I sat down to read and critique. ....I was not prepared for what I saw that day . It was obscure fresh to a world of stagnant behavior (cloning of the old and regurgitation) fresh ???? It was a new take on what so many had done before. after the first story I flipped through the photography to give my professional 2 cents. I wanted to save the rest of the book for a later date to read in lea sure with my cigar,rocks glass of whisky and my trusty 45.

    amazing sheer art in literary form . nothing I had ever seen before , yet it was familiar in so many ways.

    My 2 cents turned into a penny as i conveyed most of my feelings to the men in the room. Many in the art world try for what you will see , its no easy feat and it takes a trained eye to carve it out in a new way .....

    Ryan John and Jeff............... you have done just this ..... the hard work and offering will not go without its just deserved.

    Thank you to everyone I met in my ol home state and good to catch up with all that I knew before . see you at the roundup
  11. BLAKE
    Joined: Aug 10, 2002
    Posts: 2,773


    Well done on all counts.... you should be proud.
  12. Ordered mine about midnight on Saturday after I rolled in from the drag races. Can't wait for it. Tomorrow is my birthday....hope it comes!
  13. Slick Willy
    Joined: Aug 3, 2008
    Posts: 3,011

    Slick Willy

    Outstanding work, Ryan and others!

    ...and once again I feel it necessary to get out there at some point to participate in something like this...
  14. farmergal
    Joined: Nov 28, 2010
    Posts: 2,074

    from somewhere

    can't wait to see it; put in an order as a gift! yea!
  15. Flava J
    Joined: Jul 13, 2008
    Posts: 89

    Flava J
    from Austin, TX

    Love the book!
  16. Nads
    Joined: Mar 5, 2001
    Posts: 11,630

    from Hypocrisy

  17. Glad you had a great day Ryan, you deserve it!!
  18. So when do we get our books? Are they ready to ship?
  19. Ryan
    Joined: Jan 2, 1995
    Posts: 19,325

    from Austin, TX
    Staff Member

    I have about 1/5 of all the books we printed in the shop right now. Out of those, I've shipped most of the Alliance pre-orders and will be packing and shipping all week. I should have the rest of the inventory in by late this week and the packing will continue.
  20. BCR
    Joined: Dec 11, 2005
    Posts: 1,263


    Hope you got your grub on, but didn't pig out!

    Sounds like a good time.
  21. Labold
    Joined: Nov 1, 2007
    Posts: 1,219


    Today was a good day.
    Jalopy Journal book on it's way.
  22. catdad49
    Joined: Sep 25, 2005
    Posts: 4,504


    Ryan, I know this is something that you're already aware of but, all family is not necessarily blood related. Be thankful for what you have!! Cat
  23. hotrd32
    Joined: May 16, 2007
    Posts: 3,506

    from WA

    Thank you RC for all your hard work on our really make this site special and somewhere I liked to be.....oh and you are a lucky man to have such special friends and family!
  24. RAY With
    Joined: Mar 15, 2009
    Posts: 3,133

    RAY With

    I ordered mine the day I got the notice via pay pal so it should be coming soon. I wish I would have got an additional copy at the salt lick but then I been busy with other things so I can wait until it gets here.
  25. notrod13
    Joined: Dec 13, 2005
    Posts: 988

    from long beach

  26. TexasSpeed
    Joined: Nov 2, 2009
    Posts: 4,618


  27. Congrats again on the book.
    I read the Jalopy Journal post.
    Friends and family, yeah,
    You're a rich man Ryan !
  28. BrerHair
    Joined: Jan 30, 2007
    Posts: 4,531


    Ditto. Thanks Boss.
    Joined: Jun 3, 2005
    Posts: 8,089


    Ordered, lookin forward to it.

    As for the story, right on dude, you earned that weekend.
  30. enloe
    Joined: May 10, 2006
    Posts: 8,603

    from east , tn.

    i am so excited

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