Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Flint Photos: Leatherman on Saginaw Street


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  1. I certainly remember the flotilla of vans with airbrushed scenes of epic conquest cruising Clio Rd. in the 70s.

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  2. Oops, Saginaw Street it is, kitty corner from Applegate. Sorry about that.

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  3. I loved this scene because it was one of those rare moments where I could have been back in Flint in the seventies. Not that I wander the city hoping to be nostalgically transported back in time — that's not what Flint needs — but it's kind of cool when it does happen.

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  4. Dose anybody know if this man can wrap a gutar in leather??

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    1. I'm pretty sure he has wrapped things much stranger than a guitar in leather. He is The Leatherman after all. If he can't do it, nobody can.

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  5. Leatherman's art and craft skillz are in custom vehicles and in welding and assemblages, not in leather work.

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