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cbgs that may look a bit rough around the edges but sound like hot rods

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Rat rod telecaster

Started by Greg Potts. Last reply by Carlos Feb 28, 2016. 5 Replies

"Rat Rod" builds

Started by Greg Potts. Last reply by Bristol Blue Dec 30, 2015. 2 Replies

ageing..adding years the quick way

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Comment by Bristol Blue on January 27, 2016 at 12:16pm

Hey Pick. I haven't heard of Cuban Chrome - I don't currently have Discovery doh! Another show I can't get enough of is American Pickers and those guys like Rat Rods too.

Mr Junk: Yes that motor was sweet ! Don't forget Season 2- Ep 2 is on tonight :-)

Comment by Jim Junksville Sharkey on January 27, 2016 at 3:11am

Thanks Mr Pick and Mr blue, I love Sin City Motors as well, great show, fav build was quityabitchin they made for Steves brother

Comment by Jim Junksville Sharkey on January 27, 2016 at 3:08am

Comment by the anonymous pick on January 26, 2016 at 11:11pm

lol blue  ,  funny   you  should say that  .  i  watch  those  shows and see  the   creative  process  ,   the hunt  for  parts   / ideas  , and the  reveal  , and  reactions  ,  and  i  relate to it  because  it  is so   similar to  what i / we   do   here . 

 cuban chrome  is another show that  incites  resourcefulness .  amazing stuff on there ,- boat  motors    and house locks  on cars  .  made tools  etc etc  ...  

Comment by Bristol Blue on January 26, 2016 at 7:44pm

Jim and Pick : Loving both of them thar examples !  

I betcha Brian Setzer would dig the Jim's Glitch and Steve Darnell from Welderup would go for Pick's drive-in Rat :-D

Comment by the anonymous pick on January 26, 2016 at 6:13pm

cheers  blind l   ;-)

  jim  j, i always liked that one of yours  ;-)

Comment by Jim Junksville Sharkey on January 26, 2016 at 4:56pm

Howdy guys, only built one Rat so far but have another in the pipeline.  Love old school looking guitars and there's some great pics in this group. Heres a guick video of the Rat

https://youtu.be/wwLG1OdCv60

Comment by Blind Lemon Cello on January 26, 2016 at 3:43pm

Marko, very nice pics!!

MR. PICK, YOUR OUT OF CONTROL!!!!!!!!!!!!

Comment by the anonymous pick on January 26, 2016 at 3:21pm

rat rod date night by swamp witch guitars.

ideo here http://www.cigarboxnation.com/video/rat-rod-date-night-swamp-witch-...

RAT ROD DATE NIGHT .
AT THE DRIVE IN .
INSTALLED KEYCHAIN DIGITAL PHOTO FRAME , SET TO SLIDESHOW , WITH OLD BLACK AND WHITE MOVIE CLIPS OF “ THE DEVIL ON WHEELS “ LOADED . PLAYS LIKE A REAL MOVIE .
SIDE MOUNTED MINI HUMBUCKER MIMICS THE REAR VIEW MIRROR . ;-)
REAL DASH AND GAUGES ,
DRAWER KNOBS ,
STEERING WHEEL OFF A FANCY TIE RACK . ;-)
2 STRINGER ,
TONS OF FUN !

Comment by Marko Natri on January 26, 2016 at 12:26pm

Blind, it's not a HDR photo. I use 3 flashes while shooting and some photoshop for post post process. Mostly basic techs: tones, curves, vibrance, gradient maps... things like that. ... smoke is added while post process. If you like my photos theres lots more at my flickr stream

 

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Rat rod telecaster

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