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Robert Gallery liked some of the Model A-based rods coming out of Blue Collar Customs, so he asked Scott Mugford to keep a keen eye out for an appropriate "canvas" to start a build. One can say the request would be a big order to fill, as Robert, then playing for the Oakland Raiders, stood at six foot seven inches and tipped the scales at over 320 pounds. Any rod candidate needed to make the driver comfortable enough to be able to climb in and maneuver, and powerful enough to impress an athlete that is both strong and fast enough to play tackle or guard on the professional football field.

Read the rest of this article in ISSUE 37: Stan Johnson's Silver Bullet