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We Now Carry TechAFX BlackWrap Hose & AN Fittings

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on September 14, 2011 at 10:28 PM
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tags: an fittings, stainless hose, black hose, blackwrap, techafx, braided hose, an, aircraft, race hose
Why: BlackWrap is an affordable, enthusiast-build PTFE hose that has a custom appearance or the high-tech OEM black look while providing the performance of a PTFE hose/fitting assembly. BlackWrap features…

New - Sticks Like Sh*t Adhesive

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on March 07, 2011 at 11:09 PM
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After much begging, pleading, & cajoling we finally whittled down the resistance (and good judgment) of our favorite glue salesman to get a sample order of New Sticks Like Sh*t…

LaHood Tells Kids to Buy Imports- JERK!

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on February 15, 2011 at 07:09 AM
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It was only a couple of months ago (Dec10) that U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced that the Department of Transportation was launching a “Buy America” website to encourage the…

Happy Freakin' New Year Everybody!

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on December 31, 2010 at 02:36 PM
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The Singlefinger Crew wants to wish everybody a safe, healthy, & prosperous 2011. Be careful out there, it’s AMATEUR NIGHT TONIGHT!!!

Detroit “Pin-Ups & Hot Rods Extravaganza”

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on December 08, 2010 at 01:56 PM
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tags: hot rods, pin ups, pinup girls, detroit, singlefinger speed shop, districtvii
Here’s the final schedule: Dec 10th: District VII Presents “Pin-Ups & Hot Rods Extravaganza” Gallery Opening 6-10pm. 2690 Wight St Detroit MI. Featuring artists: Brian Viveros, Gary Lee, Aunia Kahn,…

1959 Tour of the Tarrytown, NY Asm Plant

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on December 03, 2010 at 07:43 AM
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Photojournalist Fritz Goro had a keen eye & a unique style in his work. In 1959, he spent quite a bit of time walking around General Motor’s Tarrytown Assembly Plant…

1st annu. Detroit Hot Rod & PinUp Show

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on November 25, 2010 at 11:44 PM
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tags: hot rods, pinups, pin up girls, art, studio x, detroit, customs, lead sleds,
10-12DEC, 2010 Downtown Detroit- District VII Gallery, Mike the Photo Guy, & Singlefinger Speed Shop are teaming up to present this inaugural event. Detroit’s always been a hot rod town,…

Thanksgiving Dinnertime

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on November 25, 2010 at 01:31 PM
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Headin’ for Mom’s & a case of Triptophane overload! Have fun everybody & be safe!

HELP! Ed's T Stolen in NY

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on October 12, 2010 at 09:15 AM
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tags: stolen, new york, hot rod, hunnert
While everybody was in Decatur, IL @ the Hunnert Car Pile Up, some scumbag(s) swiped our buddy Ed’s killer roadster right out of his garage in Long Island, NY! When…

Next Weekend- WOODWARD!!!

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on August 15, 2010 at 09:51 PM
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tags: woodward, gm, cruising, muscle cars, hot rods, detroit
Here we go. Next weekend is THE weekend to be in Detroit for gearheads. In addition to the remarkable Woodward Dream Cruise event, we also have Back to the Bricks…

J.C.Whitney- SOLD!

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on August 04, 2010 at 07:28 AM
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tags: parts, hotrod, chicago, jeep, beetle
Roy Warshawsky may be turning over in his grave. Warshawsky’s (JC Whitney) has been a Chicago institution inside the collector car & truck hobby for decades. When the new catalogs…

Concours d'Elegance of America to Relocate‏

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on July 27, 2010 at 09:29 PM
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tags: classics, pebble beach, packard, duzie,
Just wanted to share an email that I got yesterday: Monday, July 26 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Concours d’Elegance of America to Relocate to The Inn at St John’s in…

Oh How I Hate Ohio State Driving

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on June 19, 2010 at 03:49 PM
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tags: tickets, cops, speeding, law, crime
In a 5-1 ruling, the OH Supreme Court said “a police officer’s unaided visual estimation of a vehicle’s speed is sufficient” as long as the officer is sufficiently trained and…

Calling All Artists- Art Challenge

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on May 21, 2010 at 06:47 PM
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tags: usa, american made, no imports, ford, chevy mopar
For months, we’ve been having a good time pissin’ off the tuner-turds & yuppie-snobs all around the Metro Detroit area with our Singlefinger Speed Shop posters (art by Ger/corrupted by…

SPAM-O-LA

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on May 14, 2010 at 07:21 AM
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WTF is with all these spammers lately??? They’re jammin up EVERY website that I come in contact with. Usually they just log in & drop their names into the membership…

New Stamp Honors Cartoonist Bill Mauldin

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on April 03, 2010 at 11:40 AM
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Bill Mauldin was a hero to most of the guys that fought in WW2, because his cartoons evoked the often dark sense of humor felt by Infantrymen across Europe. This…

The Peter Max Corvettes

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on February 18, 2010 at 07:51 AM
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tags: corvette, vette, peter max, collection
Peeking through the fencing in the basement of a NYC apartment building, tenants were treated to the unusual sight of 36 vintage Corvettes quietly collecting dust. These cars have a…

Who's THRASHIN' to Get ready for Autorama?

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on February 05, 2010 at 12:36 AM
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tags: autorama, detroit, hot rod, custom, kustom,
Only a few weeks to go before the big show in the basement @ the Detroit Autorama (I hear there’s something going on upstairs too). We’re still bustin’ butts to…

New Model A Engine Coning Soon!

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on January 18, 2010 at 09:26 PM
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Age doesn’t always improve the breed. That’s especially true when referring to 80 or 100 year old automotive designs. However, technology sure can! Campbell, California’s Terry Burtz is an avid…

DOH!!! 20 Yrs of DisFUNctional Family Fun

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on December 17, 2009 at 10:32 AM
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What started out as an offhand bit on the short lived Tracy Ullman Show, has now turned into the longest running TV show in the US today. Since its debut…

Annual Turkey Testicle Festival in IL

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on November 25, 2009 at 07:25 AM
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tags: thanksgiving, holiday, charity
Today, the Parkside Pub in Huntley, IL is holding their annual “Turkey Testicle Festival” fundraiser from 11am until closing. The yearly event allows pub owner Mark McDonald to distribute about…

Big Brother is Watching the Imports (Finally)

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on November 20, 2009 at 07:38 AM
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It has been obvious to those of us in Detroit, that for decades NHTSA & our media have reveled in kicking the Big 3’s collective ass all over the news.…

2009 Hunnert Car Pile Up & Traffic Jam

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on October 11, 2009 at 11:19 PM
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When you get a bunch of guys in a club like the Chrome Czars & they host one of the coolest events of the year, you just have to show…

Institute for Highway Crapola

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on September 20, 2009 at 10:56 PM
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tags: 1959 chevy crash test, wreck 59
Did you hear that the PR hacks from the Ins Institute for Highway Safety recently went to great lengths to tell us how much safer we are in today’s boring,…

Oldest Pontiac Found!

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on September 14, 2009 at 06:36 AM
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tags: pontiac, father son, survivor
The Fairfield County Concours d’Elegance in Westport, Connecticut wanted to include Pontiac in this year’s showing, so they went looking for the oldest example possible. They tracked down a dozen…

Gov't Plans more Compact(ed) Cars

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on August 09, 2009 at 11:00 PM
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Those self-aggrandizing lawmakers from DC & Cali seem to be getting more comfortable with the idea of trying to dictate the kinds of cars that we “should” drive. Luxury taxes,…

The Woodward Dream Cruise is Only 1 Month Away!

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on July 15, 2009 at 11:41 PM
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Over 80,000 collector cars, a million spectators, hundreds of street vendors, Classic Rock ‘n’ Roll blasting from every building, & TONS of fun is what the Woodward Dream Cruise is…

The New GM Starts Tomorrow!!!

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on July 09, 2009 at 07:34 PM
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tags: gm, bankruptcy, detroit, general motors
Based on today’s court rulings, General Motors is on track to exit bankruptcy tomorrow! Everybody in this town understands that the new GM, like the new Chrysler, will be radically…

Meet Booger Snot

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on May 26, 2009 at 07:17 AM
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Thanks to Ger (DutchCourageGraffix.com) we’d like you to meet the newest character in our Monster family, Booger Snot. Booger-Snot is a precocious little stinker that’s always deep in mischief, but…

Toyota's on the Hook Again!

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on May 20, 2009 at 11:05 PM
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tags: gm, ford, hybrid, lowes
“Check out this Toyota Highlander Hybrid. It was supposed to be the parade vehicle & used as part of the driver introductions for the All-Star race this past weekend at…

Bob Pierson (Pierson Bros. Coupe) RIP

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on May 04, 2009 at 07:02 AM
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Dry lakes and Bonneville pioneer Bob Pierson (Pierson Bros. coupe) passed away in his sleep on 4-29-09. Donations to ‘Save The Salt’ in his name was his request. Godspeed, Bobby.…

Detroit Tigers host the Big 3.

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on April 10, 2009 at 10:23 AM
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For many seasons the GM logo has adorned a fountain behind center field, plus some of its vehicles have been on display around the park. Due to the current economy…

Rick Wagoner "Takes One for the GM Team"

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on March 29, 2009 at 07:23 PM
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tags: gm, wagner, obama, chevy, volt
After weeks of brutal testimony in front of the idiot savants in Congress, the Obama administration has apparently decided to begin shooting the hostages! Word around Detroit is that Wagoner…

09 Autorama Extreme is a Wrap!

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on March 10, 2009 at 11:46 PM
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I really want to thank our crew for the endless hours that they put into the creation of the display. Thanks for the many hours that Martyn spent making panels…

2009 Autorama Extreme

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on March 06, 2009 at 08:49 AM
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This year’s Detroit Autorama Extreme Show promises to be the best one yet! Set up day was a BLAST as we assembled the display, we met a lot of people…

Singlefinger Speed Shop to Invade 2009 Detroit Autorama

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on March 02, 2009 at 11:32 PM
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After a lot of hard work, plus multiple trips to Lowes, Home Depot, the old backyard shed, the shop rafters, & even some garbage picking, the Autorama display is finally…

Body by Fisher

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on February 12, 2009 at 10:43 PM
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tags: gm, fisher body, coach
“Body by Fisher” was a term that was reserved for only the finest bodies in the land. Automobile advertising execs applied the term to the beauties in the a dealer’s…

The Hot Rod Art of Craig Augustin

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on February 05, 2009 at 07:20 AM
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tags: hot rod art, augustin, artist
We’d like to introduce you to our friend, Craig Augustin, artist & hot rodder. This is the latest piece of his art to grace our shop’s walls. . A few…

Obama Supports Cali "Bundle of Snakes" Exhaust Laws

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on January 26, 2009 at 07:17 AM
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Hang onto your helmet, this promises to be the Obama adminstrations 1st “goat rodeo”!!! . All major U.S. automakers and the three largest Japanese car companies had sued to block…

Should NASCAR Die? Can it? Will it?

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on January 23, 2009 at 06:40 PM
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These were the glory days of Detroit & NASCAR, when we enjoyed watching those big HP cars bangin’ around the track, a league of rough & tumble drivers, and their…

Global Warming??

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on January 18, 2009 at 11:44 PM
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Ya gotta pity Zippy the Turbo Squirrel, especially after this last week of sub-zero temps here in Michigan & across the mid-west. . My buddy Will & I were grousing…

fUn oLd dRag pHotoS

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on January 07, 2009 at 07:33 AM
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tags: vintage drag, old photo, drag racing, dragster, funny car, hot rod, pics
Rear slicks churning, front tires grabbing air, and an acrobatic flagman. This is how I always pictured the early days of drag racing all across the country. Singlefinger Speed Shop’s…

Happy New Year (thank God)

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on January 02, 2009 at 01:10 AM
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In 2008, there were so many things that were done wrong, went crooked, or just plain got screwed up sideways, that the list would jam up our server. However, we…

HELP, Congress is at it Again! Oppose Cash for Clunkers Law

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on December 29, 2008 at 08:00 PM
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tags: sema, anti hot rod, crusher, scrap metal, project cars
The SEMA SAN network is working hard to stop another stupid California style, anti-hot rodding law from going into effect nation-wide next month. Here’s the info YOU NEED TO HELP.…

Happy Christmas From All of Us!

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on December 24, 2008 at 02:25 PM
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We at Singlefinger Speed Shop wish all of you and your families a safe & happy Holiday Season! . Recent events in our extended family, as well as this year’s…

GM Heritage Collection, On Sale Now!!!

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on December 21, 2008 at 01:17 AM
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tags: gm, sale, heritage collection, prototype,
It’s official! GM will run about 25% of it’s spectacular Heritage Collection across the auction block next month at Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale, AZ… Over the years, GM has amassed a…

The Last Pin Up Girl

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on December 12, 2008 at 12:53 AM
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The official end of the glorious era of the American Pin Up Girl was announced this evening, Bettie Page passed away at 85. RIP, my dear…. The 50’s was an…

Winter Bluse

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on December 06, 2008 at 11:54 AM
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As I sit here in Michigan looking out my office window, watching the falling snow, it reminds me of how much I HATE winter!!! I do have to admit that…

Hey Kids, FREE T-shirt Contest.

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posted in: singlefingerspeedshop.com garage, news on November 28, 2008 at 06:18 PM
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We just got our new shop mascot! He’s another fine example of the sick & twisted mind of Ger, from Dutch Courage Graffix. Since Ger didn’t give the beast a…