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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Fit Kustom Tokyo Japan

El Classico is a shop based in Tokyo Japan, better know by their car club name "Fit Kustoms". They build top notch American custom cars. One of their most notable builds is the candy red 1957 Chevy Nomad know as "Acid 57". We visited the shop on our latest trip to Japan. We have been there in the past but we are still blown away every time we see the latest projects and their parts collection.

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Deadend Magazine Weekend Report - 08/07/18

We spent this past weekend in hot, sunny Southern California.

Our first stop was Us Versus Them's 'Ramble On At The Ranch' show on Saturday in Temecula, CA. Mike & co. host a very inviting & intimate show with some great cars, great people, good vendors, good food and a wonderful atmosphere.

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Sunday morning we did something we should've done a long time ago. Something we were actually surprised we hadn't done before. We shot and filmed Coby Gewertz' custom Ford Econoline "VanGo." If you haven't heard of or seen VanGo you haven't been paying attention. The crazy cool Econoline has been showing at shows & cruising the streets for a few years now. Some highlights include Coby driving the van from Southern California to Austin Texas and more recently the van took a trio to Mooneyes' Yokohama show in Japan. Everything about VanGo is cool. The exterior paint, the suspension, the wheels, the custom work and then you open the side doors. The interior is just as cool as the exterior. We're glad we finally took the time to shoot Coby's van. Stay tuned for the video...

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Deadend Magazine Weekend Report - 07/02/18

This weekend we stayed close to home but still had fun shooting. We snapped some shots of Ruben Cardona's clean 1937 Lincoln Zephyr and also shot Genesis wearing some of our newest designs for the ladies and some hats that have been re-stocked.

Ruben has had his Zephyr for a few years now. Through the years he has slowly been working on it to where it is now and has more plans for the car. It's really cool to see Ruben cruise it and enjoy it through the process.

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Genesis rockin' some of the new ladies' shirts that will be available soon and some of the snapbacks we have restocked.

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Deadend Magazine 5th Annual Custom Capital

This past weekend Deadend Magazine hosted the 5th annual Custom Car Show at Manzanita Park in Prunedale, CA. We were overwhelmed and excited with the support and quality of cars that showed up this year! This show was what we have been working towards the last few years. Thanks to everyone who helped out and special shout out to everyone who brought out their classic cars! Hope you had a blast I know we did! Enjoy the pics.

This year's Deadend Magazine pick went to Cliff Mattis' custom '41 Buick better known as Dillinger. 

This year's Deadend Magazine pick went to Cliff Mattis' custom '41 Buick better known as Dillinger. 

Last year's Deadend Magazine's pick "The Wenger Merc" came back to the Custom Capital.

Last year's Deadend Magazine's pick "The Wenger Merc" came back to the Custom Capital.

The "Watcha II" made it's bare metal debut.

The "Watcha II" made it's bare metal debut.

Roddy's clean Fleetline took home the California Sunday's pick.

Roddy's clean Fleetline took home the California Sunday's pick.

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This local clean Buick took home the Suavecito Pomade pick.

This local clean Buick took home the Suavecito Pomade pick.

Alvin's clean Chevy which took home the Deadend Magazine pick at the 2nd annual Custom Capital.

Alvin's clean Chevy which took home the Deadend Magazine pick at the 2nd annual Custom Capital.

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The historic custom "LimeLighter" took home the Rod Powell pick.

The historic custom "LimeLighter" took home the Rod Powell pick.

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Paul Bradley's 35 Ford known as "The Compton Coupe" took home the Salinas Boys Customs pick.

Paul Bradley's 35 Ford known as "The Compton Coupe" took home the Salinas Boys Customs pick.

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Oggie took home the Deadend Magazine Japan pick

Oggie took home the Deadend Magazine Japan pick

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Deadend Magazine Weekend Report - 02/06/18

We started our weekend shooting Dennis' freshly painted 1938 Lincoln Zephyr coupe. Dennis has been working on a really nice collection of custom cars. This is one of his latest builds. Aside from being laid out the British green paint really makes this Zephyr stand out.

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Sunday we snapped a few shots of local makeup artist Sierra Mixtemi wearing some of our latest gear. Thanks to Tavares Car Club for letting us shoot at their shop. 

Sierra is seen here wearing our Deadend Magazine 'Support Your Local Low Rider' ringer tee.

Sierra is seen here wearing our Deadend Magazine 'Support Your Local Low Rider' ringer tee.

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Sierra is seen here wearing the Deadend Magazine 'Support Your Local Low Rider' ladies' black & grey raglan.

Sierra is seen here wearing the Deadend Magazine 'Support Your Local Low Rider' ladies' black & grey raglan.

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The Deadend Magazine 'Support Your Local Low Rider' crewneck sweater is available in-store and will be available online soon.

The Deadend Magazine 'Support Your Local Low Rider' crewneck sweater is available in-store and will be available online soon.

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Deadend Magazine block plaque hoodie.

Deadend Magazine block plaque hoodie.

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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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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 - Photo shoots

We were busy shooting all weekend in San Diego, CA & Pomona, CA. Three different vehicles and two models.

Our first shoot was with Nick's Chevrolet convertible in Chula Vista, CA.

Nick's Chevy has just the correct amount of custom touches.

Nick's Chevy has just the correct amount of custom touches.

Doesn't get much smoother.

Doesn't get much smoother.

Clean & simple

Clean & simple

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Nick's Chevy is clean all the way through.

Nick's Chevy is clean all the way through.

And no bad angles.

And no bad angles.

Our second shoot of the weekend was with Stephanie in San Diego, CA.

Steaphanie in the Deadend Republic tank top.

Steaphanie in the Deadend Republic tank top.

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Thanks Stephanie for supporting Deadend Magazine!

Thanks Stephanie for supporting Deadend Magazine!

Third shoot was with Danny's 1939 sedan delivery. We first saw the delivery at JV's Garage in Chula Vista, CA and we've been excited to shoot it since.

Doesn't get much cooler in our books.

Doesn't get much cooler in our books.

Up close & personal.

Up close & personal.

Danny's sedan delivery looks good coming & going.

Danny's sedan delivery looks good coming & going.

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Looks good from every angle.

Looks good from every angle.

We were very glad to shoot Danny's Chevrolet.

We were very glad to shoot Danny's Chevrolet.

We asked Zayra Lia to pose with Danny's sedan delivery.

These two compliment each other nicely.

These two compliment each other nicely.

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Zayra makes a Deadend Magazine snapback look good.

Zayra makes a Deadend Magazine snapback look good.

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We can't wait to shoot with Zayra again.

We can't wait to shoot with Zayra again.

Sunday morning we met up with CJ and his beautiful mild custom C10. We first saw the pick-up at the Grand National Roadster Show and were excited to one day shoot it. Glad we finally did, this thing looks as good in the street as it did at the show.

The profile looks good.

The profile looks good.

An overhead view shows the clean treatment on the bed.

An overhead view shows the clean treatment on the bed.

An interior view.

An interior view.

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Mild Custom

CJ reps Sentinels Car Club proudly.

CJ reps Sentinels Car Club proudly.

Minor custom touches and the right wheels sure make a difference.

Minor custom touches and the right wheels sure make a difference.

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