Is This the “Perfect” T-Bucket?

Mark Skipper T-Bucket Hot Rod Roadster

I’m happy to share these photos as an example of what I believe to be the perfect example of a traditional T hot rod roadster, and I’m just one of many who have …

Could a “Budget Bucket” be in Rod & Custom Magazine’s Future?

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T-Bucket fanatic since 1957 when my 8 year old eyes became glued to a full page LIFE magazine photo of Norm Grabowski in the wildest hot rod I had ever seen! I later discovered the fascinating T-Buckets of TV Tommy Ivo, Marty Hollmann, Bob Johnston and Ed “Big Daddy” Roth’s T-Bucket inspired Outlaw. I was hooked for life on T-Bucket hot rods! originated in 2005 as a personal blog extolling the virtues of T-Buckets. In 2009 I blogged about Chester Greenhalgh, the "how to" genius who wrote the legendary, out-of-print “How to Build a T-Bucket Roadster for Under $3000”. That led to a friendship with Chester and our partnership in marketing the updated eBook version of his T-Bucket building bible. The T-Bucket fire burns stronger and stronger.
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My July, 2010 edition of Rod & Custom was waiting for me with the regular mail when I arrived home last night (I know, it’s not yet May and the July issue arrives? I’ll let the magazine industry explain that one). So, I start flipping through it and my eyes immediately are drawn to a … Read more