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Confessions of a Conquistador Part 3

  CONFESSIONS of a CONQUISTADOR Part 3   Putting “Aside” I have to confess isn’t actually sending “Away”. Anyway, some say there is no such thing as “Away”, especial...
by Larry Pointer
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Confessions of a Conquistador Part Two

  CONFESSION OF A CONQUISTADOR part two   Color always has held a big fascination for me. The metallics in lacquer especially were attractive. I loved to sit down and just page th...
by Larry Pointer
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The Shadow

  THE SHADOW   Who knows that evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows! By Larry Pointer With these words, delivered in a “hauntingly sibilant quality voice that thrill...
by Larry Pointer
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Neferteri Part Four

  NEFERTERI part Four   Larry Pointer, our Forrest Gump of the Conquistador Car Club, carries us along in his journey through the era of streamline moderne styling.  These were t...
by Larry Pointer
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Bob Prill Photo Album Part 2

  BOB PRILL PHOTO ALBUM PART 2   Long lost memories leapt out of Bob Prill’s old photos, like well-traveled friends at a 50-year reunion. Some awe inspiring; some back-slapping ...
by Larry Pointer
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Chop-A-Top

  CHOP-A-TOP   Chop-A-Top, is the photo essay narrative for Ron Tesinsky’s documentation of the steps he took in chopping Gerald Brantz’s 1950 Mercury. By Larry Point...
by Larry Pointer
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Keepers of the Flame

  KEEPERS OF THE FLAME   I looked around me, feeling out of Time, and out of place. Until, down the row I spotted an old friend, a Conquistador survivor.   “Unique is what ...
by Larry Pointer
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Neferteri Part Six

  NEFERTERI part Six   What are you thinking? Friends and family began to have serious concerns our Forrest Gump was a hoarder headed for the looney bin, as he kept dragging odd a...
by Larry Pointer
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Confessions of a Conquistador Part 4

  CONFESSIONS of a CONQUISTADOR Part 4   The Conquistadors Car Club by 1963 was fading into the mists of the Fifties. Members individually moved on in their lives to marriages, to...
by Larry Pointer
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Neferteri Part Seven

  NEFERTERI part Seven   Inspiration. Where does it come from? For our Forrest Gump, the pages of National Geographic became the siren song of Neferteri, his Queen of the byroads....
by Larry Pointer
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Conquistadors of Sheridan

 CONQUISTADORS of SHERIDAN The Conquistadors of Sheridan was an “unorganized” organization. It was just all about the cars. We had no clue we were writing our legacy in lacquer...
by Larry Pointer
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Neferteri Part Five

  NEFERTERI part Five   A custom car guy is, if anything, an opportunist.  And optimistic. Clinically illogical.  Terminally so, friends and family would say.  As they seriousl...
by Larry Pointer
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Redemption

REDEMPTION Together we held a communion, that 1951 Ford coupe and I. I told her of my journeys; she showed me the transformations that had come onto her. Each in our own way had experienced...
by Larry Pointer
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Something About A Mercury

SOMETHING ABOUT A MERCURY Frenchy’s Mercury was a rare Monterey, these were the deluxe models of the voluptuous 1949-51 Mercury’s rolling off the line. He bought it in 1956 and almo...
by Larry Pointer
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1Shot Shooter

  1SHOT Shooter   A colorful story about Sheridans Steve “Shooter” Benth, creating irreplaceable pinstripe art in his inspiring shop. “Are you Shooter?” Steve ...
by Larry Pointer
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Bob Prill Photo Album part 1

BOB PRILL PHOTO ALBUM Larry Pointer has been sharing some great stories about the Sheridan, Wyoming Custom Car and Hot Rod scene. This time we take a look at Larry’s friend Bob’...
by Larry Pointer
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Neferteri, Part One

  NEFERTERI part One   A Forrest Gump run through the Art Deco scene of the Streamline machine. Larry Pointer found himself a survivor of Y2K, retired, a widower, and a more or le...
by Larry Pointer
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