Deadend Magazine Weekend Report - 03/13/19

This past weekend we headed down to Southern California.

Our first stop was Santa Barbara for the Customs by the Sea. We had a good time shooting at the nice arrangement of some nice customs from all over.

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Sunday we headed to Broadway in Compton to check out the weekly Sunday cruise. It’s actually more than a cruise it’s like an all day block party. Doesn’t get much more “real” or “street” than Broadway on Sundays.

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After hanging out on Broadway for a while we headed to shoot Jack Fields’ custom 1954 Chevy. Jack has been building this 54 Chevy for many years. It just wasn’t his at first. It started life as a customer’s car and Jack quickly fell in love with the build. As soon as he had the chance he scooped it up and put more of his own feel to the car. The chopped top, mild shave and custom interior were all capped off with unique seaweed flames. Jack has enjoyed his car from the beginning (building it) to driving the car to the Lone Star Round Up in Austin, TX. We’re glad we had a chance to snap some photos of it.

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Meanwhile in Japan Yudai attended the 33rd annual Mooneyes Street Car Nationals.

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PTown Funk - Deadend Magazine x Dia De Los Puercos

January 25, 2019 we co-hosted PTown Funk with Dia De Los Puercos at their Pomona, CA location. Our first party of 2019 to start celebrating the 15 year anniversary of Deadend Magazine. Some amazing cars filled the parking lot while good food & drinks by Dia De Los Puercos were being served to the sounds of Funk Freaks. Be sure to keep en eye out for upcoming parties we will be hosting throughout 2019.

Special thanks to the Funk Freaks & 805 Beer.

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Our next party is going down March 16, 2019 at the Deadend Magazine store.

Our next party is going down March 16, 2019 at the Deadend Magazine store.

Deadend Magazine Weekend Report - 02/21/19

This weekend we headed down to Southern California for a couple photo shoots.

A couple years ago Scott Crothers and his wife drove his 1940 Chevy pick-up from Marina Del Rey, CA to our car show the Custom Capital (that’s over 300 miles in the middle of summer) As soon as he pulled up to the Deadend Magazine store we noticed it and knew we’d shoot it one day. We just didn’t know it would take us so long. We’re glad we finally did and this time instead of the hot summer heat Scott had to drive about an hour in the blistering cold & short rain fall.

The pick-up started it’s custom life at Masterson Kustoms and was finished at Craftmaster Custom in Lynwood, CA. The 1968 327 and 700r4 keep the Chevy on the road but what really makes the little truck stand out is all the custom touches. Like the 4” channel over the frame, 4 point coil over suspension (that’s right no airbags), suicide doors and 1940 Merc rear bumper with custom bumper guards and taillights. If everything goes well Scott plans to drive the pick-up back up to this year’s Custom Capital. We hope to see you here!

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We also had the pleasure of shooting Maygin Stormes with some of our latest gear.

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Grand National Roadster Show 2019

The show nicknamed the “Grand Daddy of Them All!” lives up to the hype year after year. Nine buildings filled with everything from patina’d traditional customs to over the top high end hot rods competing for the most prestigious award a roadster can receive, there is literally something for every car lover to see. Three days is barely enough to see it all. Here are some of the photos we captured.

Thanks to everyone who stopped by the Deadend Magazine booth.

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Come Party with Deadend!

This Friday January 25, 2019 we’re cohosting a party “PTown Funk” at Dia De Los Puercos in Pomona, CA.

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Preferred parking for Low Riders, Customs and Hot Rods (arrive early)

Funk Freaks & Glo’s Soul will be spinning jams all night long.

There will also be 805 Beer specials and great food & Micheladas!

New Year's Weekend 2019

They say the way you begin the new year is the way you will spend the rest of the year. In our case they are absolutely right. We always spend New Year’s Day at some kind of car event. The start of 2019 was no exception. We split up and covered a few events.

Our last photo shoot of 2018 was with our friend Mayra Kay in our hometown of Salinas, CA.

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We spent New Year’s Eve in La Puente, CA at a small but cool get-togehter.

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We hit a few events New Year’s Day.
After we weren’t allowed to enter one park we headed to Paramount Park where there were many nice rides flooding the parking lot and surrounding area.

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We didn’t have to head far to go to the next event. Less than a 10 minute drive actually. Holaday Park was full from one end to the other.

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We were also fortunate to check out the cars at the 805 New Year’s Picnic in Santa Maria, CA.

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Borders Kustom | Nagoya Japan

While in Japan we had a chance to catch up with the fellas from Borders Kustom in Nagoya Japan. Hideki and his crew have become the premier custom Mercury builders in Japan. Colorful describes the shop itself and the cars that come out of the shop.

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JV's Garage Shindig

For the past few years we’ve been co-hosting the ‘Shindig’ with JV’s Garage in Chula Vista, CA. As you can tell from the photos the Shindig brings out some really good cars from the San Diego area & beyond. It’s always a good time! Thanks to everyone who stopped by the Deadend Magazine booth.

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This really clean Chevy Fleetline was awarded the Deadend Magazine pick.

This really clean Chevy Fleetline was awarded the Deadend Magazine pick.

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This beautiful Chevy truck was awarded the “Best Low Rider” pick.

This beautiful Chevy truck was awarded the “Best Low Rider” pick.

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Mooneyes X-Mas Party 2018

Every second weekend of December the Mooneyes crew put together a great event at Irwndale Speedway. For most this is the closing automotive event of the year. What a great event to close the year with. The show area is jam packed with all different types of cars from all over California. Drag racers light up the track all afternoon long and the vendor area brings out some great brands for people to do some last minute Christmas shopping. For the first time in 7 years we were one of those brands.

Thanks to everyone who stopped by the Deadend Magazine booth!

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Mooneyes Hot Rod Custom Show 2018

This past weekend we had the pleasure of attending and vending at the Mooneyes Custom Hot Rod Show in Yokohama Japan. There aren’t many events like the world renowned annual “Yokohama” show. People from all across the world make the trek to check out the colorful Japanese low riders, crazy customs, and invited guests from all over the globe. There really is no other event like it. Thanks to everyone who stopped by the Deadend Magazine booth.

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This year’s Deadend Magazine Pick went to Masahiko Herosay’s beautiful 59 Chevy Nomad.

This year’s Deadend Magazine Pick went to Masahiko Herosay’s beautiful 59 Chevy Nomad.

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