Presenting a collection of 9 statues based on the iconic American roadside attraction, The Muffler Man. This series features the clean shaven Muffler Man, the Alfred E. Neuman inspired Half Wit and a couple lumberjacks.
The King of the Mufflers:
The first statue is based on the Muffler Man that used to reside in Metairie, LA. He was seriously damaged in a hurricane in 2012. Roadside America has the story: http://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/11780
The second King of the Mufflers is based on the statue that currently resides at the home of George and Pam Farnham in Unger, WV. You can read about it here: http://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/10965
This statue is based on the fiberglass giant found in Havre de Grace, MD. He comes with a rifle, and I gave him the boot cut pants to be a bit closer to actual fatigues.
Classic Paul Bunyan:
The classic Paul Bunyan, yellow cap, red shirt, blue pants and a trusty axe.
Louie the Lumberjack:
Based on the statue found on the grounds of Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ.
Happy Half Wit from Winslow, NJ:
The Half Wit is truly an odd character. This statue is based on the one found on Highway 73 in Winslow, NJ.
Happy Half Wit from Dallas, TX:
This Half Wit is based on the well kept figure in Dallas, TX.
Muffler Men That Never Were:
In an effort to breathe new life into the Muffler Man, I created two statues of Muffler Men that never existed.
The paint scheme for this statue is inspired by the uniform worn by a certain lawman from a certain TV show about the aftermath of a zombie apocalypse.
Private First Class Half Wit:
Mop in hand, PFC Half Wit is ready for duty. The latrine doesn’t stand a chance! His outfit is painted to resemble 60’s era Army fatigues since the Muffler Man statues originated in that era.