CHOP CULT HOME
GALLERY   FEATURES   FORUM   EVENTS   CLASSIFIEDS   BLOGDUMP   COMMUNITY   MEMBERS   STORE  
















Who was that masked man, I forgot to thank him.....

"A firery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust, and a hearty 'HI-YOOO Silver!', the Lone Ranger rides again!"
Man, when I was a kid, the Lone Ranger was my hero, and he's still a hero to me today. If there was ever a figure that stood for honor and justice, it was he, played by Clayton Moore. The Lone Ranger, his "......faithfull Indian companion" Tonto, and the "Lone Ranger's Code" they lived by instilled in me the important values of friendship, integrety, fair play, honesty, and living by a man's word as you go thru life.
I wasn't the only one who felt that way. I remember when in the late '70's when they were going to make a new Lone Ranger movie, the studio got an injunction against Clayton Moore which forbid him from wearing his mask in public appearances, and representing himself as the Lone Ranger, because they were going to use a much younger star for the part, and didn't want any "confusion". This sparked an avalance of mail, phone calls, and telegrams from all over the world, all expressing outrage at the studio's treatment of Clayton Moore. The result? The movie bombed, it flopped, and the injunction was silently lifted.

Clayton Moore is the only one on the Hollywood Walk of Fame that has both his name, and the name of the character he played, embossed on his star. It's on Hollywood Blvd., right across the street from Mann's Chinese Theater. And, the rock formation he reared Silver in front of at the beginning of each episode is still standing in Chatsworth, CA, although "civilization" has crept as close as it can to it. Google "Lone Ranger Rock" if you'd like to know it's location.



Comment with Facebook


 
 

Comment with Chopcult (0)

Please Login to Comment





Recent Blogs

DRAG SPECIALTIES SEATS LOW-PROFILE SOLO SEATS

Drag Specialties Seats now offers a double diamond pattern for its popular low-profile seat. These seats feature solar-reflective leather in the seating area and automotive-grade vinyl on the sides. This patented process reduces surface temperature by as much as 25*F for a cooler seat, higher durability and longer life over conventional leather or vinyl. Underneath is a flexible urethane foam interior to provide maximum comfort. The 3/1" ABS thermoformed seat base has a carpeted bottom and rubber bumpers to protect paint from damage. A handy EZ-Mount system requires no tools for taking seat on and off. Seat geometry places rider 2" further back and up to 1" lower (depending on model) than the stock seat for a better rider position with improved styling. The seat also covers the two seat fender studs for a low, clean look. Can be used with Drag Specialties solo rear seats (sold separately) and includes mounting hardware. Proudly made in the U.S.A. Available with your choice of black or silver double-diamond stitching for 97-07 FLHR, 06-07 FLHX H-D models. Suggested retail starting at $328.95. For more information, go to https://seats.dragspecialties.com/ or contact your local Drag Specialties dealer.

BF 11 IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER

JUNE 22/23 2019 Visit www.bornfreeshow.com for more info

Enter The Alpha 6 Mega Pinstriper Pack Giveaway

Head over to our Instagram account and enter this sweet giveaway from Alpha 6 Corporation. We'll announce the winner on May 21, 2019. Big thanks to James for making this giveaway possible and for supporting the ChopCult community.

Welcome ALPHA 6 to the CC Family!


Started in 2016 by James (Kaye) Kwiatkowski of Detroit Bros Cycles - Alpha 6 Corporation produces Professional quality Lettering Enamels, Artist Tools, and Supplies made in Detroit, Michigan by artists for artists and artisans in the Pinstriping, Sign Painting and Graphic Arts Industries.

 


"We care about our products and those that use them. Our products are tested in the field by our team of artists and perfected using their feedback. We listen to our customers and retailers to ensure we are providing them with the highest of quality tools, supplies, and paint on the market. Our current lineup of products can be viewed and purchased at alpha6.bigcartel.com until the early June release of our new website, and you can follow us on Facebook and Instagram. Check out Darren McKeag's latest work below using his signature Alphanamel Darren McKeag Black. It's been an honor to work with Darren, and we can't wait to see more from him." -James

 

James would like to offer you the opportunity to try their paint. Please go here and use the code ALPHACC to get the ALPHANAMEL Mini-Starter set for $14.99 ( a $30.00 value). You will receive 2 oz. each of the Alphanamel Alpha White, Hanson's Red and McKeag's Black. The finest lettering enamel on the market.

New T-shirt Design by Chiko

Big thanks to Chris Rupcic at Chiko's Pinstriping for creating a new t-shirt design for CC. It blows our mind when people offer up there talents to help CC move forward. Please check out Chris' website and give him a follow on Facebook and Instagram for his generous donation. You can buy yours here. We appreciate your ongoing support!

Animal Welfare Institue

If you're interested in donating to any of the numerous animal charities out there, this is one of the best.  "The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) is an American, non-profit, charitable organization founded in 1951 with the goal of reducing pain and fear inflicted on animals by humans. Its legislative division, the Society for Animal Protective Legislation (SAPL), pushes for the passage of laws that reflect this purpose."  Contributions actually go to the cause at hand and not just advertising. 
The AWI Quarterly magazine shows a glimpse where your money and efforts go.  "Since 1951, the Animal Welfare Institute has been dedicated to reducing animal suffering caused by people.  We seek better treatment of animals everywhere—in the laboratory, on the farm, in commerce, at home, and in the wild."

New Focus Feature

Take a moment to check out Holly Anderson's coverage for the first Locked 'N Lodi show.

A blast for the past

Take a moment to check out " Dirty Little" built by Hank Doss. Article and photos are by the ever-talented Jennifer Farris.

Barnstorm Cycles Summer Open Barn

Start the riding season with Barnstorm on Cinco de Mayo! Come to Barnstorm Motorcycles & Jeeps on May 5th for our Annual Summer Open Barn Party with Grimm Co Stunt team, contests, games, giveaways, food, drink and fun. Get the riding season started at Barnstorm. Stop in and meet the team that gets you ride-ready! Enjoy great food, friends, games, sweet rides, contests, giveaways and fun!
Share This


         
CHOP CULT HOME

 

ADVERTISE    |    CONTACT    |    ©2009 - 2017 ChopCult    |    REPORT ABUSE    |    CONDUCT


Chopcult on Instagram Chopcult on Pinterest Chopcult on Tumblr Chopcult on Facebook Chopcult on Twitter