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Chrysler Norseman
Technically Speaking

When I get exiled from the living room, I either go out to the garage and tinker on the hot rods or grab something to read. On one particular night last week, the garage was too cold to paint the parts I was working on. I went back into the house to my mini-library of all of my car books and picked out one on Concept Cars. I had read this particular book many times before, but there’s one car in that book that has always intrigued the heck out of me. It’s the 1956 Chrysler Norseman.

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sullivan
Podcasts

On episode twelve, the Gearheads sit and talk Pro Street, starting trends, trail mix and medieval weapons with hot rod builder and street machine legend Scott Sullivan. Other podcasts may have simply toed the line, but we jumped right over that thing and headed straight for Weirdville. Or Dayton. Whatever. It’s a fly-on-the-wall benchrace sort of thing for you, happy listener. We’ll even shut the bug zapper off this time.

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rockumentary
Dusk 'Til Drawn

A long- (and probably for the best) forgotten Progressive Rock assemblage who drew inspiration from Astral projection accidents, purple nurples and pre-Columbian history, Helium Submarine’s story is one of a tragic rise and fall. Today, we’re going to explore the final days of the band as never before, drawing from the surviving pages of Ashton Mung’s personal journals, and discover how something so brilliant could tumble so awkwardly to number two.

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V-1 Bomb
Technically Speaking

“Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival” –Winston Churchill
After thoroughly enjoying the movies, “Dunkirk” and “Darkest Hour”, I became fascinated with exploring the mental state of the British people at the time.this got me thinking about the final stages of the war, when Hitler pulled out all the stops in his quest to start chipping away at England. Let’s look at the technical side of how the British defeated Hitler’s V-1.

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Bruce Peterson
Technically Speaking

Each week, a popular TV show opened with the actual NASA footage of the aircraft crash that critically injures Colonel Austin. Every young fan of the show could quote the words that played out during beginning of each show. As a 10 year old kid, I would never have guessed that my paths would later cross with the guy who was actually piloting the aircraft in that famous NASA video. That’s right, I worked with the REAL Six Million Dollar Man, Bruce Peterson.

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tom fritz sema painting
Podcasts

The Round Six gearheads sit and talk art, history, career paths, school and life in general with legendary automotive artist Tom Fritz. This is part two of a multi-part masterclass filled with great advice, intimate knowledge and insight… Plus a ton of laughs, as you’d come to expect from one of our podcasts. We boldly go where no interview has gone before in this deeply-probing session.

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masterclass tom fritz sema
Podcasts

The Round Six gearheads sit and talk art, history, career paths, school and life in general with legendary automotive artist Tom Fritz. This is part one of a multi-part masterclass filled with great advice, intimate knowledge and insight… Plus a ton of laughs, as you’d come to expect from one of our podcasts. We boldly go where no interview has gone before.

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history-revised
BlogDusk 'Til Drawn

History always begs to be rewritten. Being a physics aficionado, the theory of multiple dimensions holds a special place in my brain. Couple that with a love for all things science fiction, and my synapses light up with boundless ideas and tales of the bizarre. Taking the above into consideration, behold the final iteration of the winningest Thunderbird on the opposite side of the space-time bubble.

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racing-into-rivalry
BlogGuest Blog

Racing rivalries exist in all segments of motorsport, but none are as fabled as the one-hundred year old battle between Indian and Harley-Davidson. We briefly explore this ages-old rivalry, and the starts and stops which only served to fan the flames as time went by.

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time machine nostalgia chase
Dusk 'Til Drawn

I’ve been into cars since, quite possibly, conception. My father is a car guy through and through. He’s been in the industry since his teen years, and is the one responsible for my automotive affliction. And witnessing his tastes in cars, and learning from them as a young lad, I formed some opinions on stance, style, colors and more from our time together.

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