So is this subject about model rat rods or full size ones?
Ok, I understand the safety issues with driving some of the real ones, but are we also 'dissing' a rat rod model/modeler?
Being a former model car contest sponser I can say with all truthfullness that I never knocked or berated another modeler due to their creation or lack of apparant modeling skills. Same goes for the full size ones. Sure they are some I like more than others but that is personal preference.
At the other end of that rat rod model or real car there is a person. Somebodies son or daughter. Could be one of yours some day.
Rather than talking here about them go talk TO them. Get to know them a little.
I am sure that many of you have a lot of talent so why not put it to use. Offer to help them. Promote the hobby that we all enjoy.
Or take the easy way out. Sit behind a computer screen and continue to not "get it" and continue to bash them.
Golden MIle Street Machine club started the contest. When they no longer were interested my cousin (Ed) and I kept it going.
Al's was involved but did not actually run it. They did help a lot a few years toward the end. Cathy and her two daughters.
Ed was the guy that really did the work behind the scenes. Getting a place to host the event that was free and making sure that everyone walked away with something.
Never has a little local model car show had the amount of doorprizes that he arranged! (and a totally free contest at that!)
The Corvette has suffered a bit over the years and is in need of a rebuild.......
Photo soon, but not until it is here in person.
Last time we had a Baja lined up I posted a picture and the deal went south.
I do not want to jinx this one, even though it is paid for I still need it shipped.
I always liked JD, in fact I purchased several of his early cars and even commissioned one being built.
I would like to return his Corvette if he wants it. It is in need of a few repairs but I know it was one of his first and he may want it back.
Some of you should know me then as my cousin Ed and I ran the Boulder Hill Contest the last few years.
(every year that it has dash plaques)
Oh you will not believe this but it is a VW Baja Bug that we are having shipped from Arizona! (Paid for it today)
I am using Uship and the carrier will be determained Tuesday evening when the auction ends.
Found the car on Samba.com.