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A Bed On Wheels

No, I don’t mean a Sandman panel van with a mattress and an esky in back. Those days are well behind me. I’m talking about the pickup truck…in particular the ones that have retired from business and are now coming out to play. 494 more words

Cars

Square Pegs - Round Holes

There is no accounting for taste, as they say. This explains a great many features of automotive design, both good and bad. And in many cases there is no accounting for accounting…and this might also explain why some designs are so displeasing. 560 more words

Cars

Exclusive - Everyone Welcome...

I have been puzzling for years about a local photography studio. They are a portrait studio, I believe, and may extend their reach to weddings or corporate work as well. 441 more words

Photography

The Mobile Football Field

I have always been amazed by the extent to which a designer of any piece of equipment may be led by reasoning that has nothing to do with utility or good sense. 611 more words

Cars

Red And White

You can’t beat a classic. This applies as much to colour combinations for rods and kustoms as it does to clothing styles. Designers will put forward any and all schemes and some of the worst looks will get as much exposure as the best. 552 more words

Photography

The Definitive Cruiser - HMAS HOLDEN

HMAS HOLDEN? What?

Highly Motivated Australian Special. In England you call them shooting brakes, in North America you call them station wagons – here they are station sedans. 685 more words

Photography

Keep Polishing

I suppose my attitude to the bright yellow Plymouth that was outside the Victorian Hot Rod Show this year is coloured by my experience in the 10th grade – 1961. 511 more words

Photography