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Len Amaral

 

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Post  Posted 25 Jun 2020 2:24 pm    
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First it was my fiberglass cow and then it was Elvis. The final statue I just restored is Humphrey Bogart. Quite a bit of work sanding and painting but it was a fun project.

I have the Blues Brothers life size statues on loan at the local music store. They are in new condition and only get an occasional dusting. I'll post a picture of Jake & Elwood.
as they are inside all the time.
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Jeff Garden


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Post  Posted 25 Jun 2020 2:33 pm    
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Very cool. Do you have a "supplier", Len, or is it more random searching to come up with the statues?
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Len Amaral

 

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Post  Posted 25 Jun 2020 3:24 pm    
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I bought all my statues on Ebay. The shipping due to the size, was a bit expensive as they came ctrated by common freight carrier.
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Post  Posted 25 Jun 2020 3:29 pm    
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Playing steel guitar is rare enough, then when you add in collecting statues, you may be totally unique! Smile
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Post  Posted 25 Jun 2020 7:55 pm    
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'We'll always have Paris'
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Joachim Kettner


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Post  Posted 25 Jun 2020 8:04 pm    
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Very nice! Somebody recently asked what the "bogart" meant in the Easy Rider song.
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Post  Posted 26 Jun 2020 12:11 am    
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The clue is in his right hand, Joachim; he never lets go of it. If it were a joint, he'd be Bogarting it.

That's a beauty, Len.
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Post  Posted 26 Jun 2020 3:33 am    
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That's funny Charlie!
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Jim Fogle


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Post  Posted 26 Jun 2020 12:35 pm    
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You do some amazing work. That's quite a collection. I'm looking forward to seeing your Jake and Elwood statues.

When dealers place them on E-Bay do they ever share the back story on any of these? I bet some have interesting stories to tell if they could talk.

What paint brand do you use? Is the flesh tone a custom color or off-the-rack?

Interesting hobby but it does look like it can quickly become expensive if you let it.
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Jerry Overstreet


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Post  Posted 26 Jun 2020 1:46 pm    
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Jeff Garden wrote:
Playing steel guitar is rare enough, then when you add in collecting statues, you may be totally unique! Smile


Well, Len is a bit of a Yo-Yo Winking
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Doug Beaumier


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Post  Posted 26 Jun 2020 7:23 pm    
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Lenny, Now you need this... 30 foot tall Marilyn Monroe statue!






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Len Amaral

 

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Post  Posted 26 Jun 2020 9:04 pm    
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Hi Doug, I think the wife would put the kabash on a 30 foot tall Marylyn Monroe statue...LOL
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Post  Posted 26 Jun 2020 10:14 pm    
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See the curtains hangin' in the window
In the evening on a Friday night
A little light a-shinin' through the window
Lets me know everything's all right


Summer breeze makes me feel fine
Blowin' through the jasmine in my mind

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Post  Posted 27 Jun 2020 6:31 am    
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Laughing Laughing Laughing Godfrey, I'm going to nominate you for an award! 🏆
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Post  Posted 27 Jun 2020 6:39 am    
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Doug Beaumier wrote:
Laughing Laughing Laughing Godfrey, I'm going to nominate you for an award! 🏆


Great photo Doug! Standing over the vents in the NY subway.

And whomever did that sculpture did a mind blowing job.

DiMaggio hated the photo though.


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Post  Posted 27 Jun 2020 6:52 am    
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The film (The Seven Year Itch) was shot in California except for this one scene, which was shot in NY. The studio made it an all day media event... good, free advertising for the movie. It was on Turner Classic Movies a few days ago and I watched it for the first time. It's a good comedy, kind of a screwball comedy but entertaining.
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Post  Posted 27 Jun 2020 7:12 am    
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Did you see Some Like It Hot?


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Post  Posted 27 Jun 2020 9:01 am    
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Haven't seen that one yet.
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Post  Posted 27 Jun 2020 2:40 pm    
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Here are Jake & Elwood, The Blues Brothers. They have been on loan at Ray Mullin Music in Swansea, Ma for 6 years or so. A fun conversation piece.

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Len Amaral

 

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Post  Posted 28 Jun 2020 9:31 am    
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Godfrey, you have a very creative mind. I wish I had your editing capabilities.
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Post  Posted 29 Jun 2020 5:54 am    
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Doug Beaumier wrote:
Haven't seen that one yet.


Shirley you jest! Marilyn 'Runnin' Wild'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPxmvZBFZcs
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Post  Posted 29 Jun 2020 7:23 pm    
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Len Amaral wrote:
Godfrey, you have a very creative mind. I wish I had your editing capabilities.

Glad you're amused Len!

I laugh at how it comes out as well. Laughing

It's fun! Smile
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Post  Posted 29 Jun 2020 8:20 pm    
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Charlie McDonald wrote:
Doug Beaumier wrote:
Haven't seen that one yet.


Shirley you jest! Marilyn 'Runnin' Wild'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPxmvZBFZcs




Nobody's perfect...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mHhr-aaLnI

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Post  Posted 30 Jun 2020 12:50 am    
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My favorite scene!
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