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 Posted: Mon Nov 13th, 2017 12:20 am
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Louis Weedman
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Well, that's a new level of butchery I've never seen...




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 Posted: Mon Nov 13th, 2017 12:28 am
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Stan Adams
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WTH!!!! That should be illegal

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 Posted: Mon Nov 13th, 2017 12:44 am
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I'm going to be sick :cry:

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 Posted: Mon Nov 13th, 2017 01:16 am
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Austin Ko
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I like the grinder marks. Really adds a sense of professionalism to this train wreck.

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 Posted: Mon Nov 13th, 2017 01:48 am
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Lane Shirey
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Nice hubcap! Trash the rest and save the cap! 

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 Posted: Mon Nov 13th, 2017 06:09 pm
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Phillip Ostler
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It is especially sickening if blade was in balance before being turned into a hubcap!
It's gotta be at least a misdemeanor !  

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 Posted: Tue Nov 14th, 2017 02:37 am
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Jamie Williams
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Oh dear lord. Unfortunately that thing will probably end up in the art museum of a local university next to a blue ball jar full of urine and anointed as "art".

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 Posted: Tue Nov 14th, 2017 03:18 am
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Levi Mevis
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Exactly! This kind of "steampunk art" just disgusts me especialy when they take perfectly good functional parts off of things like fans or tube radios and what not and then make "steampunk art" out of it and make it so its no longer functional anymore.A local antique mall near me has a booth there where all they sell is "Steampunk Art" and one of the pieces they did there was turn a perfectly good 1950s vintage Oscilloscope into a lamp and decorated the oscilloscope with antique vacuum tubes that looked like they may have been NOS and other related items. Of course the Oscilloscope no longer functions anymore because they butchered the guts in order to make it into a lamp, and the NOS Vacuum Tubes that they decorated the "Lamp" with are also no longer usable because they epoxied them to the oscilloscope case which means that if you tried to remove them from the oscilloscope case you'd risk breaking the tubes rendering them useless.
I also once saw in a local "art gallery" that had artwork for sale several early transistor radios that they turned into "sculptures" where they completely gutted the radios and then made them into "robots". 
Like I said I really don't appreciate this kind of "artwork" (more like vandalism.)

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 Posted: Tue Nov 14th, 2017 06:28 pm
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Louis Weedman
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I've seen some horrendous crap in university art galleries. They're so much more "enlightened" than the rest of us.

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 Posted: Tue Nov 14th, 2017 08:15 pm
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Richard Daugird
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Kinda like the "Rat Rod" trend in the automotive world, where they sand all the paint of to make the car rust, and bolt ridiculous huge diameter wheels on.

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 Posted: Tue Nov 14th, 2017 11:52 pm
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Looks like they took the liberty of bending every blade up in random patterns and grinding the paint off, even grinding into some of the rivets! Then they have the sense to sell it for a whole 110 US dollars  

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