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1966 Shelby Cobra
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Posted By: Sailor, 05-26-2012, 11:05 AM

It seems I shoot very little anymore and when I do, the subject is usually a car. Here's a group of snapshots of a '66 Cobra (a surprising visitor to a small local car show) I grabbed with my handy little, Panasonic LX-5 a week or so ago. You'll note from the first shot, that this car is quite rare, being one of the few spouting a white pole with blue and silver tassels from its trunk .

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05-26-2012, 11:19 AM   #2
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Nice shots of a nice car.
I could be wrong, but doesn't Factory Five make Cobra reproduction kits?
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QuoteOriginally posted by Swift1 Quote
Nice shots of a nice car.
I could be wrong, but doesn't Factory Five make Cobra reproduction kits?
You are correct.

Factory Five Home Page
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You build the kit around an '87 - '04 Mustang - and Factory Five is a very good replica/kit car.
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Nice shots Jer of the "Corvette Killer" as Carroll Shelby named it. Here is the Hey Little Cobra video which has quite a few cobra pics.


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QuoteOriginally posted by Swift1 Quote
Nice shots of a nice car.
I could be wrong, but doesn't Factory Five make Cobra reproduction kits?
QuoteOriginally posted by monochrome Quote
You are correct.

Factory Five Home Page
MK4 Roadster Kit Page

You build the kit around an '87 - '04 Mustang - and Factory Five is a very good replica/kit car.
Thanks, guys and I'm sure you're right - it explains why this car would be at a penny ante car show. The program said '66 Cobra, but I'll admit I didn't look at the fine print.

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Nice shots Jer of the "Corvette Killer" as Carroll Shelby named it. Here is the Hey Little Cobra video which has quite a few cobra pics.
HEY LITTLE COBRA - The Rip Chords - YouTube
Hey, Bob - thanks much, as always and I appreciate the video.

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I wonder Jer how many times I would get stopped around Saugus tooling about in that set of wheels?--capn zap
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You may only shoot cars lately but you always find the coolest ones Jer.

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I was remiss in not commenting on your photos - very nicely done!! I certainly couldn't
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I wonder Jer how many times I would get stopped around Saugus tooling about in that set of wheels?--capn zap
Capn, I think this baby would fit you like a glove - you'd look great in it.

Jer

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You may only shoot cars lately but you always find the coolest ones Jer.

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Thanks much, Tom.

Jer

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I was remiss in not commenting on your photos - very nicely done!! I certainly couldn't
How very thoughtful - I appreciate it.

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What a beaut Jer - I had a new one (might have been 2013 ) pass me on the hghway - my friend has a regular ole Mustang 2007 rag top - he took a new Shelby out for a spin and when he found out how much he had to pay AFTER his trade in ...... they are and always were classics I think.
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That's a fabulous beast Jer, a tribute to the man named Shelby who lives forever more through he's creation TFS


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What a beaut Jer - I had a new one (might have been 2013 ) pass me on the hghway - my friend has a regular ole Mustang 2007 rag top - he took a new Shelby out for a spin and when he found out how much he had to pay AFTER his trade in ...... they are and always were classics I think.
Thanks, Dave. I think a new Shelby Mustang would be just the thing for a guy like you; I'll even help you pick the color and options (my consultation fee will merely be a single case of Bud Light) .

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That's a fabulous beast Jer, a tribute to the man named Shelby who lives forever more through he's creation TFS


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Hey, Ivan - thanks for looking and commenting, buddy.

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