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Old 12-04-2013, 03:51 PM   #1
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Default The Golden Chariot and The Nifty Fifty

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving.

The Rocky Mountain Creme De La Chrome Auto Show was held the Friday, Saturday and Sunday following Thanksgiving. As many of you know, I have a booth at those shows where I sell my decals, lettering and pinstriping. Many of you know that I personally cannot get enough of Pat VanDykes #9 Lakeside modified stock car known as The Golden Chariot. During the weeks leading up to the show, I built a model of the Chariot and took a few pictures to bore the other guys that work with me there. But, I did not expect to see Mike VanDyke, Pats son, show up with the 1966 CARC Best Looking Car trophy and a model his mother built of the #50 Nifty Fifty coupe his father owned before the Chariot. He presented me with both and I promised to take great care of them. The trophy appears next to the Chariot in a picture taken in 67 at the Nat'l Western complex, during the Sabres show where it took first place in its division. So I thought I had better share my good fortune with you.
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Old 12-04-2013, 10:01 PM   #2
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Couple of very well detailed models. Thanks Rick.
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Old 12-05-2013, 09:33 AM   #3
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Whoa! That is so cool. What a great gift they gave you.
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Old 12-05-2013, 09:42 AM   #4
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That's remarkable! what a great display that makes for any man-cave! Super nice models, valuable trophy, nice.
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Old 12-06-2013, 01:31 PM   #5
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That is wal cool Rick, thanks for sharing.
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