Ford Rat Rod T and a Sundown Destination by ChasSinklier

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Technical Information deemed necessary for membership in certain groups for reference use only ~:0) – - – Canon G11 Compact Camera – Wide-Angle Lens (6.0257mm) – Orton is magical! – I Shoot RAW!! – I used PhotoSnot to shade certain areas and control those layers and effects learned from the ancients – If I have forgotten to include a certain phrase required by membership in Ur group please forgive me I am trying to improve meself – - – WARNING! Will Robinson! This is NOT an HDR image – though come to think of it I might give it a try sometime since I almost always bracket me fotos ~:0)

The Story – Share this Little Known Secret with No One – - – One of the pleasures of cruising in a nice hot rod or rat rod is destination.  It’s kinda like off-roading in a way.  Senseless if Ur not going anywhere.  Even if it’s a simple pick-nick at the top of some hill – U has a responsibility to be going somewhere in the old Ford Rat Rod T ~:0)

This great old Ford Rat Rod T – I really enjoy saying and typing “Ford Rat Rod T”.  There’s something very satisfying about that.  There goes another digression.  I knows some sticks in the mud who berate me for my digressions.  Personally I find them very Capra-esque – Ha!

Anyway this great old rat rod is the very essence of spare.  It is so simple and clean it brings a tear.  The mill is a simple straight-six with a couple of nice carbs with proportioned chrome air cleaners possessed of a jaunty angle in their mounting.  A very refined look in the open engine bay.  I’ll do a pix featuring that end of the rod soon.  And the rear end is a real bewdy!  There’s nothing there!!  How cool is that?  And that fuel tank is a big fat work of art.  They’ve welded up two halves of something to make the thing.  And that’s saying something with that quality of weld-work.  Every detail on this Ford Rat Rod is quietly spectacular.  I guess that’s what they call “Zen”. ~:0)

So – here we are at one of me fave sunset spots.  When are we there?  We’re there at sundown.  What are we doing?  We’re having a nice time.  We had wine. (and Ronald our designated driving robot for such occasions - Ha!) – - – for U blue-noses out there – we were there for the night.  The place is a bed-and-breakfast.  It’s a popular destination – so there!

So there U have it!  Great looking!  Great Driving Ford Rat Rod and a Great Destination.  U should try it sometime.  There’s something to be said about going somewhere cool in a cool ride.  Don’t forget to get urself and Ur loved ones nice prints of this little bewdy for Ur walls.  -  It’s a Good Thing ~:0) VivaChas!

I am a biological entity who yonks back chose to become a Texian – Hot Rod Art is me Game – make em – drive em – photograph em – make art about em ~:0) VivaChas Hot Rod Art!

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  • deborah zaragoza
    deborah zaragozaabout 2 years ago

    Excellent Image! 01/17/2013
    Absolutely gorgeous work of art and creativity!
    Please Congratulate your fellow members in this features forum. Click Here
    Please feel free to add a click-able link to your image in the forum for everyone to see your whole image!

  • Thanks Deborah that was fun ~:0) VivaChas!

    – ChasSinklier

  • Simon Duckworth
    Simon Duckworthabout 2 years ago

    Thank you for adding your work to the group – we look forward to seeing more!
    Click the banner to see your work in the group! Thursday 17th Jan 2013 20:20

  • Thanks Simon ~:0) VivaChas!

    – ChasSinklier

  • Larry Butterworth
    Larry Butterworthabout 2 years ago

    I don’t what is hotter that sky or that roadster, you tell me

  • Well Larry – that sky is out of our pay-grade as creators so it’s got to be the daily miracle of that flaming sky! BUT – (didjer ever notice how everyone’s always got a big but – tip-o-the-hat to PeeWee Herman) – BUT – the guy who emulated creativity on that rod did a man’s job of it keeping to simplicity – and THAT is the name of that tune my brother – thanks for passing me the soapbox this morning -Ha! ~:0) VivaChas!

    – ChasSinklier

  • Tammera
    Tammeraabout 2 years ago


  • Tammera! I’m always happy when I hear from U – Thanks ~:0) VivaChas!

    – ChasSinklier

  • WildBillPho
    WildBillPhoabout 2 years ago

    Very nice! Love the back end shot of this ride…

  • Thanks Billy-Blu – sometimes the shot’s in the back as U know my brother ~:0) VivaChas!

    – ChasSinklier

  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedabout 2 years ago

    01-18-13 Congratulations!
    Your outstanding work has been featured in ART UNIVERSE

  • Woot Kira! Nothing like a nice sunset and a great rat rod to set an evening right ~:0) VivaChas!

    – ChasSinklier

  • flyrod
    flyrodabout 2 years ago

  • Groovy Baby ~:0) VivaChas!

    – ChasSinklier

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteabout 2 years ago

    Superbly captured love the colour.

  • Yeh thanks Julie – we owe that color to dirt blown in from the Panhandle – settles on stuff but I love it! Makes for nice pix at sunset ~:0) VivaChas!

    – ChasSinklier

  • Daniel Sawyer
    Daniel Sawyerabout 2 years ago

    Oh, yeah. Look at that fine… Great image, Chas!

  • Thanks Daniel – when it lights up like that there’s sometimes only seconds to catch it – that’s fun ~:0) VivaChas!

    – ChasSinklier

  • Randy Turnbow
    Randy Turnbowabout 2 years ago

    This is really rattling my cage man, I love looking at those fenderless gams! Fave!

  • Know what U mean Randy – things just go better with wheels ~:0) VivaChas!

    – ChasSinklier

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