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Vern Tardel Ranch-photo set

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Buildy, Mar 16, 2008.

  1. Buildy
    Joined: Jan 29, 2008
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    Buildy
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    http://www.flickr.com/photos/notebooms/sets/72157603356652890/


    Found this set over on flickr. I`m a newbie here so I`m not sure if this was posted here before.

    Maybe I better give my introduction,since I`m pretty new here. My name is Tony De Seta,and I`ve been interested in auto racing and Hot Rodding my whole life. I am particularly interested in the early days of Hot Rodding. I also am an oval track open wheel history fan.
    Although I don`t have a Rod of my own,I am into modeling Hot rods and oval track open wheel cars,and into photography.
    I was introduced to drag racing at an early age by my uncle Frank De Seta,who raced a Willys B/gasser on Long Island in the mid 1960s. He used to take me along to the drags when I was just a kid. Once he took me in the pits and I got to shake hands with Jungle Jim at a Funny Car meet at National on LI in 1968.
    My other uncle was Jerry Karl,also from LI who raced in the Indy 500 six times.Jerry started out as a rodder and street racer on LI in the 1950s. I helped out on his Indy team,so I`ve been around the sport quite a bit.
     
  2. Deadhead
    Joined: Jan 31, 2008
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    from N,E,Texas

    Those are some cool pics thanx..
     
  3. I SMELL SMOKE
    Joined: Mar 6, 2008
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    I SMELL SMOKE
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    i wish i could spend some time there . that is awsome :)
     
  4. Looks like "Notebooms" is the owner... He's on here.
     

  5. Ryan
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    Ryan
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    from Austin, TX
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  6. Ryan
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    Ryan
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  7. notebooms
    Joined: Dec 14, 2005
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    notebooms
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    Yep, thats my flickr set. Took the photos at open house when Cab, Scotty Birdsall and I took a drive over. Saw Ryan and a number of other HAMB folks that day. Tardel's place is bad ass...

    thanks.

    -scott noteboom

     
  8. some good stuff!
     
  9. moefuzz
    Joined: Jul 16, 2005
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    Great Pics, I appreciate the chance to look into the eye of hotrodding from many miles away..


    Two Thumbs Up.






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