T-Buckets of the 1980′s
The “Fad-T” fanaticism that burned white-hot in the late ’60s and ’70s was still smoking. So, it was only natural that STREET RODDER had a terrific looking T-Bucket. sweepstakes car in its August 1985 issue
“Hi Chester – I think I owned your red T-Bucket back in 2004,” was the message that produced a very pleasing discovery.
Starting in his small home garage, Bob Hamilton built a fiberglass-bodied 1927 Ford Track T roadster that won its class in 1989 at the Grand National Roadster Show.
It was baseball great Yogi Berra who coined the expression, “It’s déjà vu all over again”. I found myself uttering this famous Yogiism while flipping through the ad-dense back pages of the November, 2010, “Street Rodder” magazine and seeing this ad for the Baron & Tucker Hot Rods 23 ‘T’ body and chassis kits for [...]
“A critic is a man who knows the way but can’t drive the car.” – Kenneth Tynan And, according to New York theater and music critic Jon Sobel (of BlogCritics.org), “The internet is a double-edged sword – while it stimulates thought, it also makes it easy to magnetize large groups of samesayers.” And that’s just [...]
This past weekend, I happened to be in the Sunshine State and decided to drop by the Sun T’s of Central Florida show and cruise at Old Town in Kissimmee. Quite a nice turnout of very nice T-Buckets and a very friendly, infomative bunch of T-Bucket lovers. They had a lot of cool buckets on [...]
The following is a personal blog post from New Year’s Day, 2009. It was a great start to my New Year because it brought me into contact with the long incommunicado Chester Greenhalgh and through our friendship has brought us to where we are today with TBucketPlans.com. A lot of disparaging remarks have been made [...]