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Brad King

camino royale
It's Good to be the King

Being a custom painter for the last 25+ years kind of helped when I was taking a basic, somewhat clean ’72 El Camino that belonged to my Dad and built him a pretty wild hot rod and lied to him about the WHOLE project. It was a lot of work over a period of 4 years but it’s been fun watching the world’s oldest 15 year old have fun!

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danny d paint or die 3
It's Good to be the King

Danny D’s “Paint or Die” is an annual, invitation-only event that brings some of the world’s best custom painters, pinstripers and artists together for an epic festival of eye candy. Round Six takes you inside of the fabled party, and gets you up close and personal with the mind-bending talent on display.

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custom boat
It's Good to be the King

Round Six’s brad takes you on a teaser tour, featuring many beautiful custom boat projects over at Billy B’s in Needles, California. Get a peek around the shop and see a bunch of powerful engines, eye-popping paint work and just general bad-assery.

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chapouris memory cruise
BlogIt's Good to be the King

In honor of his father’s passing, Pete Chapouris IV organized a memorial cruise which took place on January 6, 2017. Round Six’s Alex and Brad took part and share their experience, giving some insight to the man and his incredible contributions to the hod rodding world.

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brush off history
BlogIt's Good to be the King

I’m going to do my best and explain how “Ron’s Brush Bash” came about with so many talented painters/stripers/letterers gathered at one event, and how I was fortunate enough to become involved.

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boat show
BlogIt's Good to be the King

On a beautiful Saturday in the middle of September, world famous custom painter Billy B and the group at Pirates Cove Resort put together another amazing boat show. If you’re a huge fan of brightly painted, over powered and really loud boats that are less than 25 feet long, this is a show you really don’t want to miss. Round Six’s Brad got them all on video for you to enjoy.

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vlog socal
It's Good to be the King

Brad takes his vlog on the road to SoCal Speed Shop, where he shows you around a bit, and even takes tou on a very rare trek into the fabled inner sanctum…

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brad letters a squareback
BlogIt's Good to be the King

Brad letters a 1967 VW Squareback for a client, and brings you along, all time lapse-style…

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brennley
It's Good to be the King

When a local girl on her way to the top needs a cool truck for her album cover, Round Six’s Brad steps up with his ultra low and cool ’49 Chevy. Brennley Brown from NBC’s The Voice classes up a low-down beater.

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movie-optimus-primes
It's Good to be the King

I was getting all four of my hairs cut, when the owner of the barber shop told me that she and her husband were watching the latest Transformers movie and she wanted to ask me a question. She said it looked like me in some of the extras footage and told her husband she thought it was. I kinda laughed a little and told her that yes it was me.

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