Wakko

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Wakko last won the day on June 29 2018

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  1. http://crzycsglgraphics.bravehost.com/ Arguably the best quality graphics out there (if you disagree I'm open to discussion about it) but definitely not the least expensive. Price is anticipated to go up 20% or more in the next month or two, so if you want to get some of these graphics, now's a good time.
  2. Yeah, but someone may have offered less and he sold it off eBay. Who knows?
  3. I don't think it sold, I think he ended it early.
  4. And now the auction is ended. Interesting.
  5. From the Netherlands, listed at $3200. Seems a bit on the high side to me. https://www.ebay.com/itm/Original-screen-used-General-Lee-LEE1-front-valance-The-Dukes-Of-Hazzard/223447149248?hash=item34067ceac0:g:7ekAAOSwpChciBPS&frcectupt=true
  6. Ben Jones is having a shin dig in Nashville with a few of the cast there to sign autographs, and there's another event in Covington the same weekend. Here's Cooter's event: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hazzard-countys-40th-birthday-to-be-celebrated-in-nashvilles-music-valley-january-26th-2019-tickets-52503421146. I have an event of my own that weekend that prohibits me from going to either (I'd sooner go to Covington) but maybe one of you can make it and report back.
  7. Felt hats can easily be reshaped as well, though I recommend you have a professional do it.
  8. As we celebrate our nation's birthday, I hope we all have a safe and fun day with family and friends.
  9. Wow, what a hard hit. The car held up better than I'd expect, really. Those tiny numbers on the General's door make me scrunch my nose a bit.
  10. It'd be hard to place a favorite character, as each one has their own attributes. As a dad, I always want to be as steadfast and honorable as Jesse, and as a law-man, as honest and forgiving as Enos. As a man thrust kicking and screaming into middle age, as fun and carefree as Bo, but as loyal and responsible as Luke. Rosco, despite his flaws, had diehard loyalty to his little fat buddy, and doesn't everyone want to be as crazy as Cooter and desired as Daisy? As far as Boss, I like to focus on Sorrell himself, as an incredibly intelligent and educated man, and a fantastic actor. I'm partial to the Georgia episodes and Lees, but don't really have a favorite episode. I'd have to watch them all again to reassess. I have all the seasons, of course, but don't have much time these days with 12 hour shifts and a little man in the other room. I went to Dukesfest '05 and met most of the stars, except Jimmy Best, unfortunately. I have photos and autographs, including Jimmy's. Never met Coy or Vance. Like many of you, I've been watching the Dukes since I was kneehigh to a grasshopper, and I told my mom when I was 7 that I wanted a Charger. Finally got it at 30 or so. I used to drive a '67 Deville convertible, white of course, tag BAWS HOG. I have a '78 Fury but it's now in pretty sad shape, and my once gorgeous '69 RT clone has seen better days. All my old pics are on Photobucket, and I don't have time to go through them right now. Just got the small fry down to sleep and have chores to do before the sandman comes and kicks me in the face.
  11. Tag in case we ever get updates...
  12. What's funny (to me) is that casual observers of a General sometimes comment that the General isn't correct because it has the flags in the back or the "wrong" pushbar. The wide bar and lack of crossed flags out back are what most people think are correct, when of course, both are. I'm a narrow fan, myself.
  13. Just to update, but I'll create another post about it, I ended up basically guessing on my door. I was making a passenger door wall mount for my kid's 01st birthday party. I used some screen grabs and approximated the placement of the 01, and I'm happy to say I think I got it. I know that the show used far less precision that we do, but I've seen some baaaaad placement over the years and couldnt' have lived with that! Sorry for the late reply, I did not get notifications of the responses.
  14. Saw it on Cooter's Facebook that Tom Wopat will be at Cooter's on 10/6 and 10/7. Here's the event page: https://cootersplace.com/event/oct-6th-7th-tom-wopat-luke-will-cooters-gatlinburg/ My folks have a place down the road a little ways, so I'm hoping to get there.