Deadend Magazine Weekend Report - 11/13/17

This past weekend we were at the GoodGuys' Autumn Get-Together in Pleasanton, CA. Like most GoodGuys show there was a vast variety of cars & trucks in all shapes & sizes. Here are a few of the rides we liked. Thanks to everyone who stopped by the booth!

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Thanks for looking!

Deadend Magazine Weekend Report - 10/28/17

This weekend was a busy one at the Deadend Magazine headquarters. We spent the last week or so remodeling the Deadend Magazine store. On Saturday we celebrated the remodel with a release of new Deadend Magazine merchandise. Thanks to everyone who brought out their cars and spent some bucks at the store.

Tino brought out his 'Pan Dulce' up from Santa Barbara, CA.

Tino brought out his 'Pan Dulce' up from Santa Barbara, CA.

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Beautiful Buick parked front & center.

Beautiful Buick parked front & center.

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A couple of Chevy customs.

A couple of Chevy customs.

The amazing Wenger Merc.

The amazing Wenger Merc.

Would be nice if the Deadend Magazine store looked like this everyday.

Would be nice if the Deadend Magazine store looked like this everyday.

Here are a few shots of the new & improved Deadend Magazine store. If you get a chance stop by 16 Midtown Ln. Salinas, CA. New hours are Tuesday - Friday 11am - 7pm, Saturday 10am - 5pm, Closed Sunday & Monday.

Our latest designs (will be available online soon)

Our latest designs (will be available online soon)

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A new skateboard at the store by Phil at Syrarium Studios.

A new skateboard at the store by Phil at Syrarium Studios.

We have a few new snapback designs available.

We have a few new snapback designs available.

We have a few Deadend Jackets available at the store.

We have a few Deadend Jackets available at the store.

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We still have a few Deadend Magazine skate decks available at the store.

We still have a few Deadend Magazine skate decks available at the store.

Last week we forgot to post up some of the photos we took of Lupita Ucali and Ann who were visiting Southern California from Japan.

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Thanks for looking!

Deadend Magazine Weekend Report - 10/26/17

It's been a busy week at the Deadend Magazine headquarters. The week followed an equally busy weekend. We headed to Southern California for a few shoots and a couple events.
Our first stop was National City to shoot James Thomson's latest purchase, a custom painted 1964 Chevy wagon. The wagon was built, painted (and owned) by Manuel Cisneros before James got his hands on it. 

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After we snapped some photos of Andrea Olivia wearing some Deadend Magazine gear with James' wagon and Marisa's Hudson (keep scrolling to see some shots of the Hudson)

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Next we shot Marisa's 1949 Hudson from Dukes Car Club. Marisa has owned the Hudson for over 26 years and has slowly been working on it to make it look the way it does today.

Have you ever seen a Hudson like this one?

Have you ever seen a Hudson like this one?

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Marisa proudly reps Dukes Car Club.

Marisa proudly reps Dukes Car Club.

"Christine" is powered by a cleaned up big block.

"Christine" is powered by a cleaned up big block.

The Hudson also sports a Manuel Cisneros paint job.

The Hudson also sports a Manuel Cisneros paint job.

Zenith Wires.

Zenith Wires.

The truck houses a beautiful hydraulic set-up.

The truck houses a beautiful hydraulic set-up.

After shooting in National City we headed to Bonita, CA for the Ilegales Car Club annual "Dia De Los Ilegales" Picnic.

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After the picnic we headed to Logan Ave. in San Diego, CA for the grand opening of Barrio Dog and the Cruizin Galeria. It's always good to see low riders line up Logan.

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Sunday Morning we headed to Riverside, CA to meet up with the fellas from Jimenez Brothers to shoot a 1938 Chevrolet Cabriolet. The owner Pelon Arzola goes to extreme measures to keep his '38 looking clean. One of the cleanest cars we've ever shot.

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A couple of the Jimenez Bros' homies came through with their cool trokitas so we decided to snap a couple flicks of them as well.

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Sunday afternoon we headed to Baldwin Park for a couple a few shoots. Our first there was Johhny Urias' 1959 Chevy Impala.

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Next up was Maygin Stormes wearing some Deadend Magazine gear.

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We've been trying to shoot Phillip Gabriel's Lincoln for a few months and glad we were finally able to. These days it's getting harder to build a mild custom and really stand out. We believe Phillip achieved this with his Lincoln and all it took was a killer color, the right stance and wheels.

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Thanks for looking!

Deadend Magazine Late Weekend Report - 10/18/17

Sunday morning we met up with Victor Luna (Style Kings) to shoot his mild custom 1951 Mercury in Fremont, CA. Vic picked up this beautiful Mercury not to long ago from a local car collector who built it back in the 1980's. So far Vic has only made minor changes to the car. The biggest being adding hydraulic suspension and changing the hubcaps, which really changed the profile of the car.

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Monday we headed back to the bay area to get some photos of 'Juicy Jess' wearing her Deadend gear at RJ Customs in Hayward, CA.

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Deadend Magazine Weekend Report - 10-03-17

This past Saturday we spent the day amongst some very cool customs & low riders at first annual Day on the Green show in Pittsburgh, CA. It was good to see a lot of known bay area builders and their amazing work on the grass.

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Lucky 7 Customs brought out a few cars out.

Lucky 7 Customs brought out a few cars out.

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It's good to see "Cool 50" in all it's glory.

It's good to see "Cool 50" in all it's glory.

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Thanks for looking!

Deadend Magazine Weekend Report - 09/18/17

Saturday morning we headed to Antioch, CA to vend and shoot at Billetproof. We've been attending Billetproof for over 10 years and have been vending almost as many. We always have a good time and look forward to seeing our friends from all over the bay area and their cars. This year we had a great time once again. As you can see there were many nice customs, hot rods and even low riders. Thanks to everyone who stopped by the Deadend Magazine booth.

Really nice tri-five.

Really nice tri-five.

This bomb coupe was one of our favorites.

This bomb coupe was one of our favorites.

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Beautiful color by Lucky 7 Customs.

Beautiful color by Lucky 7 Customs.

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Chopped Ford & Chevy.

Chopped Ford & Chevy.

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Beautiful '60 Buick.

Beautiful '60 Buick.

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Deserving best of show duo.

Deserving best of show duo.

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Sunday morning we shot Ray Landa's 1959 Chevy Apache in Soledad, CA. Ray is one of the locals here in Monterey County who has been in the car scene for many years, he joined New Image Car Club back in 1977 and has been cruising ever since. His truck is one of those cool rides you can see on the streets any given day. Being laid out and rolling on Supremes with white walls gives it just the right look, so we had to get some shots of it. We are working on putting together a little video of our shoot so stay tuned. 

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Deadend Magazine Weekend Report - 09/05/17

Labor day weekend means one thing for Deadend Magazine... Ventura Nationals.

If you've never been, you need to do yourself a favor and get down to the Ventura County Fairgrounds next year. The weekend starts Friday night in downtown Ventura with a cool art show & classic cars all around.

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Classic cars were cruisin' all over Ventura.

Classic cars were cruisin' all over Ventura.

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The buildings in downtown Ventura make for good backdrops.

The buildings in downtown Ventura make for good backdrops.

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Saturday the Ventura County Fairgrounds filled up with Customs, Hot Rods, Low Riders & Choppers from all over California & surrounding states.

This neat pick-up came down from Las Vegas, NV.

This neat pick-up came down from Las Vegas, NV.

Great line-up.

Great line-up.

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A pair of hot rods.

A pair of hot rods.

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Ridin' in style.

Ridin' in style.

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There's always a nice line-up of cool choppers at the Ventura Nationals.

There's always a nice line-up of cool choppers at the Ventura Nationals.

Very clean Chevy.

Very clean Chevy.

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This kids got style.

This kids got style.

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It's good to see more really clean low riders are starting to show up at the Ventura Nationals.

It's good to see more really clean low riders are starting to show up at the Ventura Nationals.

Lee Pratt's shoebox.

Lee Pratt's shoebox.

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What a line-up.

What a line-up.

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Jessica Mendoza won this year's Lost Angels Childrens Project build. 

Jessica Mendoza won this year's Lost Angels Childrens Project build. 

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"Restpect my ride!"

"Restpect my ride!"

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Thanks for looking!