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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by steel rebel, May 20, 2009.

  1. steel rebel
    Joined: Jun 14, 2006
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    1-Am I crazy?
    2-Why do I like this?
    3-Should I buy it?
    4-What would I do with it?
    5-What is it?
     

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  2. James427
    Joined: Apr 27, 2008
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    Looks like a rocket to an old carnival ride from the 50's.
     
  3. The Cap'n
    Joined: Apr 28, 2008
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    Looks like an old carnival ride to me...

    rocket ride carnival.jpg
     
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  4. hotrod-Linkin
    Joined: Feb 7, 2007
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    amusement park ride...as for attraction..a childhood thing??i dunno
     

  5. David Chandler
    Joined: Jan 27, 2007
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    Once owned by Mickey Mouse?
     
  6. Thorkle Rod
    Joined: May 24, 2006
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    Kinda looks like an old Carnival ride.
     
  7. looks like a down hill racer made from a seabird pontoon. I love the rust and color on the one side.
     
  8. ...or a carnival ride...
     
  9. rick finch
    Joined: May 26, 2008
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    Looks like an old amusement ride......You like it because it touches your inner child, and you are crazier than a shit-house mouse, YES you should buy it! Next question.:D
     
  10. 50dodgeboy
    Joined: Dec 14, 2008
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    looks like an old carnival ride to me
     
  11. Mazooma1
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  12. chopz56
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    I'm going to have to agree with everyone else and say thats a carnival ride!
     
  13. steel rebel
    Joined: Jun 14, 2006
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    I've been called worse but not by better people.
     
  14. vintagedrags
    Joined: Aug 24, 2008
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    from Erie, PA

    too cool,
    buy it!!
     
  15. AstroZombie
    Joined: Jul 17, 2006
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    I would buy it, but not for $350! seems a bit steep to me, but it is pretty cool!
     
  16. Buy it. You are not crazy..

    I'd try to make a gas powered go-cart type ride out of it.

    It does appear to be part of an old carnival ride.

    Buy it.
     
  17. rick finch
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    Cool find.........buy that thing!(Coming to our BBQ & B'ville this year?)
     
  18. It'd make a killer Soap Box Derby racer.
     
  19. racinman
    Joined: Dec 30, 2008
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    Buy it and build a mini belly tank speedster
    racinman
     
  20. steel rebel
    Joined: Jun 14, 2006
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    Yes. what's the best day
     
  21. fridaynitedrags
    Joined: Apr 17, 2009
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    I'm visualizing a rear mount engine/trans from a Geo Metro with dual side-mounted radiators and ducting. Yeah, that's the ticket!!:eek:
     
  22. kopperkart
    Joined: Aug 31, 2008
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    from Wisconsin

    Extra large vibrator?
     
  23. its a king kong suppository!
     
  24. FUCK YEAH! Buy it! It would make a bitchin belly-tanker,go-cart!!!! Paint it up like the SoCal tanker or something...
     
  25. truckncoupe
    Joined: Apr 4, 2009
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    It's cool, buy it!:D
     
  26. DirtyThirty
    Joined: Mar 8, 2007
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    from nowhere...

    Its a "Rocket 350" of course...:rolleyes:
    Yeah...its old, mangey, and funky looking...you need it!
     
  27. belair
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    Put a Briggs and Sratton in it and go to Bonneville.
     
  28. BISHOP
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  29. BigDfromthe303
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    What he said that would be killer!
     
  30. irondoctor
    Joined: Jan 7, 2007
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    from Newton, KS

    that would make a neat side car for an old bike.
     

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