Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Don't try this at home, this was made by a generation that was tough as nails, didn't play video games, have time outs, or get a trophy for participating (thanks Steve!)


this is now my new favorite photo!

thanks to John Kleis and Stiffspeed!  https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=852839668252710&set=gm.1300995676713712&type=3&permPage=1&ifg=1

And Steve found 2 more photos of this kid and his incredible car!


https://www.flickr.com/photos/69559277@N04/31784889741/  original source

8 comments:

  1. That is great! Nancy says his father made him wear his grandfather's WWI helmet - just in case!

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    1. two more photos added! Enjoy!

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    2. two more photos added! Enjoy!

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  2. Anonymous10:34 AM

    Must have been an air cooled engine. But its brilliant, and probably took all of an hour or so to set up.

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    1. Yes, the early outboards were aircooled. two more photos added! Enjoy!

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  3. Makes you wonder what the kid accomplished throughout his life.

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    1. wow, I've occasionally wondered like that too!

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  4. This is planting the seed for someone to think like Art Arfons.

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